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Job Opening in Canada: Seasonal Farm Worker in BC

Positions : 5 Openings Waged Offered:  $17.50 CAD/hour Number of Openings:  5 Years of Experience Required:  3 Education Required:  High School LMIA Status:  LMIA in process PNP Required:  No   We are seeking highly motivated, hard-working candidates to work in our hay farm during our busiest hay season (April to Nov). The applicant must be able to do the heavy lifting, work well in a team environment, ability to work long hours or early mornings, late afternoons, and weekends if require...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Canada, Andy Rodriguez, LMIA, Vanderhoof British Columbia Minimum Education


Listening

   Listening to my breathing, trusting its message.                          [Author: French la Vie]
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Hawaii poised to become state with highest income tax, highly infectious COVID-19 variant detected, flood over-tops Maui dam, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino at video press conference Hawaii lawmakers consider nation’s highest income tax. Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote this week. Associated Press.Hawaii Could Lose Access To Next Generation Broadband Internet. Technological advances allow the next generation of undersea fiber optic cables to traverse the Pacific without stopping in Hawaii. Hawaii Public Radi...
Tags: Travel, California, Senate, South Africa, Hawaii, House, Pacific, DOE, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Health, West Hawaii, Oahu, Roth, North Kona


10 years after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

From the distance of Tokyo, the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown now feel like a long time ago. Similarly, tomorrow’s 10 year anniversary seems especially significant. Massive rebuilding has been undertaken, train services are running again and more of the former exclusion zone is being re-opened. But again, that’s looking at it from the distance of Tokyo, where for most people, the only real problems during the horrors of that disaster were occasional power cuts and a shortage o...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo, Tohoku, Kesennuma


Oil Deepens Retreat After Recent Rally Flashes Technical Warning - Bloomberg

Oil Deepens Retreat After Recent Rally Flashes Technical Warning - Bloomberg Oil pulled back from recent multi-year highs after technical indicators showed crude rallied too far too fast.Futures in New York fell toward $64 a barrel on Tuesday in choppy trading, following a surge Monday to the highest intraday level since 2018 after an attack on a major Saudi Arabian crude export terminal. Prices rose above the Upper Bollinger band during the last three sessions, signaling a pullback was in store...
Tags: Travel, New York, Opec, Bollinger, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Edward Moya, Oanda Corp


CREAMY Tiramisu Cheesecake!

This tiramisu cheesecake has all of the flavours of the popular tiramisu but in a cheesecake form that you can slice. It has layers of creamy, slightly wobbly mascarpone filling, coffee and Kahlua dipped sponge finger biscuits and a dusting of cocoa on the top! I called her Evelina.
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Oil Bulls Who Stayed Course Through Free-Fall Reap Rewards - Bloomberg

Oil Bulls Who Stayed Course Through Free-Fall Reap Rewards - BloombergAn oil glut coupled with a virus-induced free-fall in global demand sent energy stocks spiraling a year ago. Now, as the world begins to recover from the pandemic, oil bulls who stayed the course are enjoying big returns.The move is turning some fund managers’ gaze back to Canada, where oil producers were clobbered a year ago, with even blue-chip names such as Suncor Energy Inc. losing two-thirds of their value in a matter of ...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Canada, Houston, Alberta, Suncor Energy Inc, Clearwater, Permian Basin, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bison, Bison Interests LLC, Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd, Josh Young Bison


What exactly are these experimental vaccines testing? What is the meaning of “effectiveness”?

This video was helpful (I skimmed through it). But also this from an email I received a few months ago: On November 6, 2020, ICAN filed a Citizen Petition and a Petition for a Stay of Action demanding that the FDA require valid endpoints for determining efficacy in the COVID-19 vaccine trials currently being run […]
Tags: Travel, Bad Ideas, Fda, Ican


There’s no limit to the lies of these crooked health bureaucrats

We know how there’s no limit to the lies that Brett Sutton is capable of. But Brendan Murphy is not far behind: Australian Health Secretary Professor Brendan Murphy lied to Australians when he said the COVID-19 vaccine products have ‘full’ TGA approval on the ABC 7.30 program, when in fact they are only provisionally approved. It’s a very […]
Tags: Travel, Abc, Current Affairs, Bad Ideas, Brendan Murphy, Brett Sutton


Column: Oil price spikes and permanent consumption losses | Reuters

Column: Oil price spikes and permanent consumption losses | ReutersPromises by U.S. shale producers to pursue a more restrictive approach to capital investment and production seem to have emboldened Saudi Arabia and its allies in OPEC+ to test the room for higher oil prices.If shale firms respond to higher prices and revenues by returning capital to lenders and investors, rather than increasing output, there may be an opportunity for OPEC+ to let prices rise without losing market share.“Drill, b...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


This and That

A few things I saw on a Sunday walk. I found a lot of wall art near Pére Lachaise. Some more. I saw this in the window of an intersting looking shop selling a huge mix of maybe junk. A boulangerie that only sells bread.
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Holland America and Princess Extend Cancellations to Select Cruises

Until the CDC determines a restart date for cruises, Holland America and Princess Cruises have again extended cancellations to a handful of cruises here and abroad.  The new pause in cruise operations runs through the entire month of June 2021... Read More The post Holland America and Princess Extend Cancellations to Select Cruises appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Princess Cruises, Cruise News, Holland America


Victoria to the Cowichan Valley: A 6-Day Biking Itinerary

Southern Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley is an undiscovered gem. It offers lots of quiet back road and trail biking combined with taste worthy stops at any one of fourteen wineries. Rolling, pastoral landscapes with mountainous backdrops to the west are what you will encounter every day on your bike. Evenings can be spent in wonderful B&B’s, 5-star hotels, unique accommodations,  along with budget options with some camping possibilities too. You’ll encounter small towns and villages like Shaw...
Tags: Travel, US, Canada, Biking, Vancouver, Victoria, Kingston, West Coast, Washington State, Seattle, British Columbia, United Airlines, Abigail, Duncan, Allen, Ganges


Improvements at Hawaii State Parks

Hawaii’s State Department of Land and Natural Resources has made significant improvements at a number of State Parks over the past year. The closures and the near-complete loss of visitors to parks during the pandemic created a unique opportunity to use that time to make the parks more accessible to visitors, and to implement strong […] The post Improvements at Hawaii State Parks appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, State Parks, Waianapanapa State Park, State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Diamond Head Crater, Hawaii State Parks, Haena State Park


DIFC sees 20% growth in member companies in 2020 despite the pandemic | The National

DIFC sees 20% growth in member companies in 2020 despite the pandemic | The National The total number of companies operating at Dubai International Financial Center increased 20 per cent  to 2,919 in 2020. Sarah Dea / The National The number of new companies operating at the Dubai International Financial Center grew 20 per cent last year – the highest the financial hub has registered till date.The total number of companies at the centre reached 2,919 last year with 915 new financ...


#SaudiArabia’s Fannie Mae Eyes Debut International Bond in 2021 - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s Fannie Mae Eyes Debut International Bond in 2021 - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s mortgage-refinancing firm is planning to sell its first international bond later this year as the kingdom’s equivalent of Fannie Mae looks to boost its activities buying up home loans from banks.The Saudi Real Estate Refinance Co., established in late 2017 by the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, has started preparing for its first global bond sale, and is also looking at structured-finance options, Chief ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Mohammed bin Salman, Bloomberg TV, Fannie Mae, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, Fabrice Susini, Susini, Saudi Real Estate Refinance Co


#Dubai Extends Freeze on Public Service Fees to Support Economy - Bloomberg

Dubai Extends Freeze on Public Service Fees to Support Economy - Bloomberg Dubai extended the freeze on public service fees until early 2023 as part of efforts to support the Middle East business hub’s economy amid the pandemic.The move “seeks to strengthen Dubai’s ability to adapt to changing market realities, accelerate the pace of recovery and boost sustainable development,” according to a statement.“Apart from the extension of the freeze, no new fees will be imposed, except in the cas...
Tags: Travel, Middle East, Dubai, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Support Economy Bloomberg, Support Economy Bloomberg Dubai


Oil slips to $68 as rally fizzles out before U.S. supply report | Reuters

Oil slips to $68 as rally fizzles out before U.S. supply report | ReutersOil fell to around $68 a barrel on Tuesday in a choppy session, as easing concerns of a supply disruption in Saudi Arabia and U.S. dollar strength countered the prospects for tighter supply due to OPEC+ output curbs.Crude hit its highest since the start of the pandemic on Monday after Yemen’s Houthi forces fired drones and missiles at Saudi oil sites on Sunday. Saudi Arabia said it thwarted the strike, however, and prices s...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Yemen, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phil Flynn, ReutersOil


CVC Capital Plans #Dubai Office, Mideast Hires in Hunt for Deals - Bloomberg

CVC Capital Plans Dubai Office, Mideast Hires in Hunt for Deals - Bloomberg CVC Capital Partners is expanding its team of advisers in the Middle East and looking to establish a presence in the region’s commercial hub, according to people familiar with the matter.The private equity firm is planning to open an office in Dubai’s financial district in September, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information isn’t public.Ozgur Onder, a London-based managing director involved in ide...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Middle East, Dubai, CVC, Uae, Abraaj, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, CVC Capital Plans Dubai Office Mideast Hires, Bloomberg CVC Capital Partners, D Marin CVC


Premier Inn Pillows Go Viral On Tiktok

Premier Inn hotels are renowned for the comfort of their beds, but did you know you can buy the bed and pillows to have at home?
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After similar moves for Shopping and Flights, Google makes hotel listings free

Last year, Google made a significant change to its Google Shopping destination by making it free for e-commerce retailers to sell on Google, when before the Shopping tab had been dominated by paid product listings. It also made it free for partners to participate in Google Flights. Today, the company announced it’s now doing the same thing for hotel booking links on the Google.com/travel vertical. Beginning this week, Google will make it free for hotels and travel companies around the world to a...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Florida, Advertising Tech, Hotels, Advertising, Tech, Search, Google Shopping, Ad Tech


Aquitaine Hospitality Deepens Partnership with Infor for Management of its Hotels, Residences and Restaurants

Infor today announced that Aquitaine Hospitality, a brand of the hotel group Aquitaine Promotion, is expanding its deployment of Infor HMS (Hospitality Management Solution), the business solution dedicated specifically to the tourism, hotel and restaurant industries. The project, which began in 2016 with the implementation of Infor HMS at the Apparthotel Ténéo Talence Espeleta, has gradually been extended to other properties, including the group's brand new modern accommodation concept: "...
Tags: Travel, Infor, Aquitaine Hospitality Deepens Partnership, Aquitaine Hospitality, Aquitaine Promotion, Infor HMS, Apparthotel Ténéo Talence Espeleta


Hilton Offers Event Planners COVID-19 Testing and Health Screening Resources for Their Event Attendees

MCLEAN, Va. - Event planners continue to look to hospitality industry leaders for solutions that help simplify the complex task of organizing in-person or hybrid events in the current environment - particularly as it relates to COVID-19 testing and health screenings. Throughout the pandemic, Hilton has been listening and responding to the needs of its customers, and now the world's most hospitable company is providing event planners with COVID-19 testing and health screening resources for...
Tags: Travel, Hilton, MCLEAN Va Event


Premier Inn Gets Set For Summer With 545 New Seaside Rooms Set To Open This Spring / Summer

Premier Inn, the UK's largest hotel business, is readying itself for summer with five new seaside locations set to open this spring / summer. Together the hotels add 545 bedrooms to Premier Inn's expanding network in popular coastal and leisure locations across the UK.
Tags: Travel, UK


Will Aircraft Supply Meet Pent-Up Travel Demand? Aviation Expert says "Yes!". | By Pedro Colaco

Since Covid-19 became a global pandemic, our industry research shows Hoteliers have been consistently concerned with the impact of flight restrictions on travel and, subsequently, hotel bookings. The big questions on everyone's mind are: Will there be enough aircraft supply to support the pent-up demand? And what will be the impact on Hotels worldwide?
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What Fully Vaccinated Travelers Need To Know Before Planning A Trip

As coronavirus vaccinations ramp up in the United States, many grounded travelers are likely looking forward to planning their first fully vaccinated getaway—perhaps booking a long-awaited flight to visit family they haven't seen since last year.
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UK Destinations Take Steps To Avoid Tourist Pandemonium

Back in June 2020, as the the UK's first Covid-19 lockdown started to ease, a bout of beautiful weather culminating in the hottest day of the year saw people flocking to the country's beaches.
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Premier Inn To Double Presence In Oxford This Year

Whitbread, the owner of the Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn hotel brands, is set to double its presence in Oxford this calendar year as the business continues its strategic expansion in the city.
Tags: Travel, Oxford, Whitbread, Premier Inn


Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Welcomes 13 Member Hotels From Noble House Hotels & Resorts

BETHESDA, Md.-Curator Hotel & Resort Collection ("Curator") announced today that it has welcomed 13 new member hotels into its collection from the renowned Noble House Hotels & Resorts, one of the hotel industry's leading owners and managers of lifestyle hotels and resorts. These 13 distinct hotels and resorts join Curator only four months since its November 2020 launch, which includes an increasing number of independent hotels recognizing the value-enhancing benefits of working in cooper...
Tags: Travel, Bethesda, Noble House Hotels Resorts


American Cruise Lines Adds American Harmony to Columbia River for 2021

American Cruise Lines announced that it now has four ships in the Pacific Northwest ready and waiting to begin Columbia and Snake River cruises in 2021.  American Harmony, one of what the cruise line calls its “Modern Riverboats,” just completed... Read More The post American Cruise Lines Adds American Harmony to Columbia River for 2021 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Pacific Northwest, Columbia, Cruise News, American Cruise Lines, Columbia River, Snake River, Columbia River cruise, American Cruise Lines Adds American Harmony



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