Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, miss out on vaccine; Kakaako Makai condos die; Honolulu trains have defective wheels, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian family man ©2021 All Hawaii News Only 8.8% of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have received COVID vaccine, DOH says. Three months into Hawaii’s vaccination campaign, only 8.8% of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have received immunizations though they represent more than 40% of COVID-19 cases in the islands. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.Bill that would bar suspension of public records requests during emergency ...
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Sr Software Engineer job in Halifax, Canada

  Start remote then relocate Sponsored Visa $70,000 up to $90,000 CAD/Annual Must-have skills mysql 4 Year(s) javascript 5 Year(s) aws 3 Year(s) Nice-to-have skills python 4 Year(s) php 3 Year(s) Language required English advanced SaaS company in Halifax is looking to hire a Sr Software Engineer!ConditionsRemote start, relocation to Halifax after Visa approval.Candidates must be willing to work AST time (at least a 5-hour overlap)Required experience5+ y...
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Richard Branson's cruise line just announced a vaccine requirement. These are all the cruise lines that will require COVID-19 vaccinations for guests and crew

The Norwegian Epic. Alain DENANTES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images The return of cruising still remains in limbo for many cruise lines. Companies including Royal Caribbean and Norwegian have announced vaccine requirements. These are all the cruise lines that have COVID-19 vaccine requirements for guests or crew. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Several cruise lines have started announcing vaccination requirements for guests and crew members as the industry looks to rest...
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Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2022 Caribbean Sailings

Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2022 Caribbean Sailings Regent Seven Seas Cruises expands its lineup for 2022 winter Caribbean sailings. Before we get started, you should know that Regent is one of our ‘go-to” luxury cruise lines.  To learn more about our favorite ocean cruise line brands, please CLICK HERE . Ok.  Let’s get to the announcement: Regent has relaunched Seven Seas Navigator’s early 2022 Caribbean Season to provide travelers with more choice and diversity of luxury vacations in the po...
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Warike Peruvian, Surry Hills

While travel seems tantalisingly close but far away, you can travel to Peru with a Peruvian cultural experience at Warike in Surry Hills. Guests have a set menu showing the best of Peruvian food with Peruvian entertainment. It is hosted every Sunday at Nikkei restaurant on Commonwealth Street in Surry Hills.
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Baghdad Denies Trader’s Claim That U.S.-Seized Oil Is From Iraq - Bloomberg

Baghdad Denies Trader’s Claim That U.S.-Seized Oil Is From Iraq - BloombergAn oil trader’s claim that a cargo of crude seized by the U.S. came from Iraq rather than Iran, as Washington asserts, is wrong, according to Baghdad.SOMO, Baghdad’s state oil-marketing company, “categorically denies” that the 2 million barrels of crude -- worth roughly $130 million at today’s prices -- are “of Iraqi origin,” it said in a statement on its website.Fujairah International Oil & Gas Corp. laid claim to the ca...
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Oil falls further on demand outlook, U.S. stock build | Reuters

Oil falls further on demand outlook, U.S. stock build | ReutersOil slipped for a fourth day on Wednesday, weighed down by expectations of weaker demand in Europe and by rising U.S. crude inventories.Several European countries have paused the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on worries over possible side effects. Germany is seeing rising coronavirus cases, Italy is imposing a nationwide Easter lockdown and France plans to enforce tougher curbs.“The suspension will not do the bloc’s economic ...

My 27 February 2021 podcast with Richard Jacobs of the Finding Genius Podcast

The podcast is now available at: * Finding Genius Website: * iTunes (Apple Podcasts): * YouTube: * Podcast Addict: * Spotify: * iHeart Radio: * Castbox: * Stitcher:
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To solve all the small things, look to everyday Little AI

Maya Mikhailov Contributor Share on Twitter Maya Mikhailov is a founder of SAVVI AI and previously co-founded GPShopper, acquired by Synchrony in 2017 where she was SVP and general manager for the direct-to-consumer fintech. In a recent LinkedIn survey, I asked product and software developers if and how they were making their software smarter. A surprising 57% cited A/B testing, while another 50% reported they were still swing...
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Vaccine Passports for Travel

Vaccine Passports Vaccine Passports are currently a in the world of travel. We are beginning to see countries like Iceland and others open up their borders to those who have proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. Further, I would not be surprised to find that airlines, cruise lines, more countries, sporting events, and maybe even your favorite local restaurant require proof of a Covid-19 vaccination for entry. And if this all comes true, some digital verification is a likely outcome. However, ...
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The Easy Mesa Butte Hike Near Millarville, Alberta

The Mesa Butte hike is a short, easy hike that is ideal after a lazy morning of eating pancakes and drinking coffee or a pick me up after a long day at work. The hike is located near Millarville, Alberta in Mesa Butte Provincial Recreation Area. The trail starts directly across from the Mesa Butte Equestrian Campground.  Even though the Mesa Butte hike is a short one that you can knock off in 1 – 2 hours, it delivers when it comes to scenery. There’s a lot of variety from pretty forested secti...
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Hilton Conversions & Extended Stay Drive Sustained Growth & Address Evolving Guest Needs

Despite the challenges that the travel and tourism industry faced in 2020, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) continued to deliver positive net unit growth, with further global expansion projected in 2021. As Hilton crossed the 1 million room milestone in the fourth quarter, the company continued to expand its footprint, ending the year with 397,000 rooms in its pipeline.
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Ian Schrager Pledges Donation To The Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund

Ian Schrager has pledged $1m to the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund. The fund was established by Marriott International to honor the legacy of Arne M. Sorenson, the company's late President and CEO. The donation will help support the programmatic and career development elements of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership, which will be housed within the Howard University School of Business.
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How Can Your Hotel Win More Sales in a Changed World? | By Ryan Hamilton

Hospitality is a notoriously competitive landscape, one in which business is earned, not given. This will remain to be true as we move beyond the restrictions of a year-long pandemic, with prospective travelers hungry for new experiences, new landscapes, and renewed connections with peers, colleagues, friends, and family. This pent-up demand for safely managed travel and events will, in large part, help to define the hospitality industry's long-awaited path to recovery. And now, more than...
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Hersha Hospitality Trust Provides Operational Update

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT) ("Hersha" or the "Company"), owner of high-quality hotels in urban gateway markets and regional resort destinations, announced an update for previously announced asset sales and operational results in February 2021.
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UgoVirtual™ Launches UgoConference™, a Brandable and Scalable Cloud-based Virtual/Hybrid Event Hub for Digital Presentations and Meetings

UgoVirtual™, a leading global provider of a comprehensive digital platform of modular engagement solutions designed to meet the rapidly expanding needs of the virtual/hybrid conference and event management industry, today announces the debut of UgoConference™, a next generation browser-based online event and presentation solution that enables organizations to easily connect, engage, educate and interact with audiences around the world with no limitation on audience capacity. UgoConference...
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Three Cruise Lines Cancel More Alaska Cruises This Summer

The first announcement came when Regent Seven Seas stated they have canceled their Alaska departures (and all cruises) through June, 2021.  Next, Holland America notified guests and travel agents that they canceled Alaska cruises in June that were scheduled to... Read More The post Three Cruise Lines Cancel More Alaska Cruises This Summer appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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AHLA Welcomes New Members, Partners

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) recently welcomed several new members and partner organizations, continuing to grow the association's reach at a critical time for the hotel industry.
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WTTC Welcomes European Commission’s Proposal For The EU Wide Digital Green Certificate

Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, WTTC said: "The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its Members say the proposal from the European Commission, which would see all EU member states adopt the Digital Green Certificate, is a major step towards the recovery of Travel & Tourism in the region.
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More Cruise Lines Cancel Alaska Cruises This Summer

On Monday, Holland America notified guests and travel agents that they canceled Alaska cruises in June scheduled to depart from Seattle.  Only minutes later, Princess Cruises announced their cancellation of the same round-trip Seattle to Alaska cruises for June, too. ... Read More The post More Cruise Lines Cancel Alaska Cruises This Summer appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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Travel Changes For Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated

The coronavirus vaccine is becoming available to more people across the United States and the world. Given the uptick in travel, it seems that more people are becoming confident to travel once they become fully vaccinated. Here are some travel changes to know about for those who have been (or will soon be) vaccinated.
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Is This the End of Business Travel As We Know It?

As America hurtles toward a post-pandemic future, some pre-2020 customs won't survive the transition. Chief among those up for re-evaluation: business travel. On the latest Pivot podcast, Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss whether the corporate-funded journeys of the past make sense anymore.
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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As the travel industry heads into one of its most critical years, at's annual partner summit - Click. - the digital travel platform shared its vision for how it will help shape the recovery and future of the industry as well as key business priorities for 2021 and beyond.
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What to Wear in Dublin: 4 Cute & Comfortable Outfit Ideas for Touring the Fair City

How to look pretty in the fair city.
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#SaudiArabia Pays More Aramco IPO Fees as Wall Street Misses Out - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Pays More Aramco IPO Fees as Wall Street Misses Out - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia recently paid around $50 million of extra fees to banks on the record-breaking listing of state oil company Aramco, with most of the cash going to local underwriters after Wall Street firms were sidelined, people familiar with the matter said.The discretionary incentive fee -- doled out to reward banks for the amount of orders they brought in -- was transferred to arrangers of the 2019 share sale in the las...
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Most of Gulf falls in line with global shares | Reuters

Most of Gulf falls in line with global shares | ReutersMost Gulf markets ended lower on Wednesday, mirroring global stocks as investors waited to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve will signal a faster path toward policy normalisation than previously expected.Dubai’s main share index fell 0.8%, pressured by a 1.4% fall in blue-chip developer Emaar Properties and a 0.9% decrease in top lender Emirates NBD.In Abu Dhabi, the index eased 0.1%, snapping five sessions of gains, hit by a 1.3% fall in Abu ...
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UNESCO Chief Set for New Term, Eyes U.S. Return: Official

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of UNESCO, the United Nations' cultural agency, is expected to win a second term later this year after nobody else...
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Oil Set for Longest Run of Losses in Six Months as Rally Wavers - Bloomberg

Oil Set for Longest Run of Losses in Six Months as Rally Wavers - BloombergOil headed for its longest run on declines in over six months after the International Energy Agency said talk of an upcoming supply shortfall could be misleading.Futures in New York declined 0.9%. OPEC and its partners could quickly deploy their stalled production spare capacity to quash oil price rallies, the IEA said in its monthly report. Demand won’t return to pre-virus levels until 2023, the agency said in a separate...
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SAii Makes An Instant Impression As Two Inaugural Island Resorts In Thailand Receive Rave Reviews From Experience-Seeking Guests

S Hotels & Resorts, the global hospitality company from Singha Estate PCL, is celebrating the successful launch of SAii Resorts in Thailand, after guests gave their seal of approval to this upper-upscale lifestyle brand's first two locations in the "Land of Smiles".
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