Mom Love!

  Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan. November 2018. [Author: R Niranjan Das]
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A Central, Southern and Northern Thai Food Tour Of Sydney!

If you're missing travelling overseas, take your own little holiday in Thai Town Sydney and explore food from the Southern, Northern and Central Thailand regions. At Caysorn there's spicy, bold Southern Thai food while Show Neua showcases Northern Thai cuisine with influences from Laos, Burma and China. Then there's Central Thai food at @Bangkok, which is a milder mixing of them all!
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How to obtain your trade license in UAE

UAE will be the perfect choice if you are planning to invest in the business field. The investor-friendly nation welcomes entrepreneurs with open hands. Consequently, the business setup process, company formation regulations, and basic requirements are simple and unfussy.  One can obtain an industrial license in Dubai for establishing an industry without much complication. Are […] The post How to obtain your trade license in UAE appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
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The 6 best headlamps, for hiking, camping, or getting work done around the house

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Headlamps offer a hands-free way of hiking or camping at night, and can also be used around the house. The best headlamps should offer long battery life, fit comfortably, and have variable brightness settings. Our top pick, BioLite's Headlamp 330, is lightweight and comfortable, and features a sweat-wicking headband. The first time I went on a major mountaineering trip, I brought all the wrong gear. From head to toe, I made mistake after mistake. I had o...
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Milestone Inc. Captures Multiple HSMAI Adrian Awards for Supporting the Hospitality Community Amidst the Pandemic

Silicon Valley, CA (March 24, 2021) - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) honored Milestone Inc. with two Adrian Awards for its high-impact crisis communication, recovery strategy, and execution in the 64th annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition. For 2020, HSMAI redesigned the Adrian Awards to reflect the travel landscape, with Focus Categories of Corporate Social Responsibility, Crisis Communications/Mana...
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Oil Slides With Lockdowns Spreading Ahead of OPEC+ Decision - Bloomberg close

Oil Slides With Lockdowns Spreading Ahead of OPEC+ Decision - Bloomberg West Texas Intermediate for May delivery fell $1.39 to settle at $59.16 a barrel, posting the largest daily loss since March 25 Brent for May settlement slipped 60 cents to $63.54 a barrel ahead of the contract’s expiry later on Wednesday Brent for June delivery lost $1.43 to $62.74 a barrel Oil fell the most in roughly a week after France announced it will start a , while OPEC+ voiced its concerns about the strength of...
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10 Beginner Backpacking Trips in the Canadian Rockies

One of the great pleasures in my life is camping and backpacking in the Canadian Rockies. With years of experience under my belt, I don’t give much thought to the difficulty of a trip unless it’s a real out there wilderness experience. But I know that there are lots of wannabe backpackers that are nervous about taking their first steps and spending a night in a tent, many kilometres from a trailhead, especially when it’s a new experience, and you are traveling in bear country. Not all backpack...
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Pandemic travel: Tala Game Reserve embarks on a turnaround

Travelling during the pandemic: Tala was rocked by mismanagement and then Covid-19, but proved to be resilient The post Pandemic travel: Tala Game Reserve embarks on a turnaround appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Hiking in Spain: The Best 5 Hikes That Offer Something for Everyone

One of the reasons I love hiking in Spain so much is because of the diversity. There's truly something for everyone. You'll find everything from gorgeous coastal hikes that lead to medieval fishing villages to mountain hikes, to ancient pilgrim routes like the Camino de Santiago. You can read the original article here: Hiking in Spain: The Best 5 Hikes That Offer Something for Everyone. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Trekking and Hiking Tours in Europe | Mountain Hiking | Adventure...
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HFTP Forms Global Hospitality PII Management Task Force to Develop Guidance on Secure Data Collection

The movement toward high-tech solutions to engage guests and customers has greatly increased in the hospitality industry and has especially accelerated over the past year as hospitality enterprises implemented health safety protocols to address distancing guidelines. As a result, the implementation of property-wide technologies using personal identifiable information (PII) has presented a conundrum to hospitality organizations: how to safely manage this data — to use it for meaningful gue...
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Get To Know Your Customer Day | By Shep Hyken

It's been years since I've written about Get to Know Your Customer Day. Recently, however, I've been asked what it's all about, so I thought it was time to bring it up again. This time I want to share a few tips on what to do for these special days that are observed throughout the year.
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#Saudi Aramco Shares Rise as Crown Prince MBS Prioritizes Spending Over Dividends - Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco Shares Rise as Crown Prince MBS Prioritizes Spending Over Dividends - BloombergSaudi Aramco’s shares climbed after the government announced the oil giant could reduce its payouts to the state and redirect some of the cash to the local economy.While the details were unclear, the move could alleviate pressure on Aramco’s balance sheet and free up some of the $73.5 billion of annual dividends it makes to the government, which owns 98% of the company. Payouts to minority shareholders, w...
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Why the Hospitality "Skills Gap" Has Become a "Skills Chasm" Due to COVID-19 | By Daniel Johnson

Just as you can't "pour from an empty cup," hotels can't provide great service without the help of great staff - hospitality professionals know this to be unequivocally true. Hospitality is, in many ways, defined by its providers. Great hospitality isn't simply the provision of a singular service; instead, it's an experience, one that is continuously curated and delivered in a meaningful way via engaged staff, a pristine property, and the best available technological advances. Despite thi...
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Hawaii travel news: New Hawaii vacation satisfaction survey results; Maui mayor has harsh words for visitors + more

* The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) commissioned a second survey to gauge overall trip satisfaction under the new Safe Travels program. (You can review our coverage of the first survey here.) In the latest survey, 82% rated their trip as “excellent.” That result was down by 3% compared to the previous survey. You can review the full results in well-organized slides here. * That same HTA survey indicated 90% compliance in wearing a mask, which is in near alignment with the statewide mask-wearin...
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#SaudiArabia’s crown prince looks to Aramco to lead investment plan | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince looks to Aramco to lead investment plan | Financial Times Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is banking on Saudi Arabia’s largest listed companies, including Saudi Aramco, to invest $1.3tn in the kingdom over the next decade and urging them to reduce dividends as he tries to accelerate plans to diversify the oil-dependent economy.  Prince Mohammed said more than 20 companies had agreed to be involved in his new initiative, with 60 per cent of the investment...
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Mubadala Seizes on 144% Stock Rally to Sell Stake in Top Builder - Bloomberg

Mubadala Seizes on 144% Stock Rally to Sell Stake in Top Builder - BloombergAbu Dhabi wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co. sold a $950 million stake in Aldar Properties PJSC, cashing in on a surge in the developer’s shares after it was awarded contracts worth billions of dollars.Mubadala, the $232 billion sovereign wealth fund, sold a 12% stake in Aldar to Alpha Dhabi Holding, a name little known to investors. Mubadala will remain the largest shareholder in the company, which is the biggest devel...
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Should you laminate your Covid vaccine card?

When you get a Covid vaccination, the person who administered it will give you a card that has information about the manufacturer and date, as well as their signature. It's important not to lose or damage the card, and one reason is that is might be needed to travel to certain destinations. — Read the rest
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Pay to Play: Feds bust Honolulu Planning Department employees for allegedly accepting bribes, Legislature adds tax hikes, keeps budget papers secret, vaccination passport in the works, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu Hale city hall ©2021 All Hawaii News Five Honolulu Planning Department Employees Indicted For Bribery. Federal prosecutors say city workers accepted tens of thousands of dollars to fast track permits and provide other special treatment. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV4. =====State officials won’t release unemployment office budget. As state House leaders finalized their version of the biennial budget last week, they announced they had appropriated $105 million to Hawaii’...
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#Saudi billionaire's investment firm posts $390m losses in 2020 - Arabianbusiness #KingdomHolding

Saudi billionaire's investment firm posts $390m losses in 2020 - ArabianbusinessThe investment firm of Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Wednesday announced a net loss of SR1.46 billion ($390 million) for 2020.Kingdom Holding Company said the loss compared to a net profit of SR420.2 million in 2019.In a filing to the Saudi Tadawul stock market, Kingdom said the losses were attributed to lower share from equity-accounted investees, decreased hotel and other operating revenues, impair...
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DAMAC delivered 32,000 units since 2002; market recovery will take 12-24 months - Hussain Sajwani | ZAWYA MENA Edition

DAMAC delivered 32,000 units since 2002; market recovery will take 12-24 months - Hussain Sajwani | ZAWYA MENA EditionDAMAC chairman Hussain Sajwani has announced that his company has crossed the threshold of 32,000 units since inception. The leading Dubai-based developer also stated that recovery of the UAE real-estate market could take 12 to 24 months. In a statement to the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), DAMAC confirmed it delivered 3,000 units in Akoya and Business Bay this year and that it ha...
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OPEC oil output rises in March, led by #Iran - Reuters survey

OPEC oil output rises in March, led by Iran - Reuters surveyOPEC oil output has risen in March as higher supply from Iran countered reductions by other members under a pact with allies, a Reuters survey found, a headwind for its supply-limiting efforts if Tehran’s boost is sustained.The 13-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped 25.07 million barrels per day (bpd) in March, the survey found, up 180,000 bpd from February. Output has risen every month since June 2020 with t...
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #Saudi shares outperform on $1.3 trillion private investment push | Nasdaq

Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply on Wednesday, after the country announced a huge investment push led by Aramco and SABIC, while other major Gulf markets were mixed.The kingdom's crown prince said oil firm Aramco and petrochemical firm SABIC would lead 5 trillion riyals ($1.3 trillion) of investments by the local private sector by 2030 under a programme announced on Tuesday for economic diversification.This is part of 12 trillion riyals worth of investments planned by 2030, Crown Prince ...
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Remington Hotels Debuts Exclusive Powerbi Driven Reporting, REMi

Remington Hotels, a leading third-party management company, has introduced a new reporting system, REMi, powered by Microsoft's PowerBI. The branded system allows Remington to improve performance across its 80 hotels through the collection of data correlating to its five performance drivers - revenue growth, cost control, market share performance, asset maintenance and associate engagement.
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Oil falls on OPEC+ concerns over slow demand recovery | Reuters

Oil falls on OPEC+ concerns over slow demand recovery | ReutersOil prices fell on Wednesday on concerns about the market’s recovery after OPEC and its allies lowered their 2021 demand growth forecast, although strong Chinese factory activities lent some support.Brent crude for May, which expires on Wednesday, fell 49 cents, or 0.76%, to $63.65 a barrel at 1322 GMT. The more active Brent contract for June was down 53 cents, or 0.83%, at $63.64 a barrel.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fut...
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The Fragrance of Faith: Tracking Down That Old Church Smell

The "smell of old churches" is that musty yet perfumed scent that is as much a part of Rome's allure as the city's ruins and restaurants.
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Where To Travel In 2021? 7 Safe Cities For Solos

After a year or more of COVID stressful time, I bet you feel like travelling solo soon again. If you want to travel in 2021 to safe destinations and are open to short-term decisions and spontaneously choose what to do without the pressure of sticking to long-term plans, here are my top suggestions. By visualising […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Nursery School

  Gabriel's daycare was short-lived. He started last week. Since September I had been going to and from Paris every week to watch him. I was sad to give up my role but happy too to have my days back at home. And happy that he could play with other children, which he hasn't been able to most of his little life.   Tonight France goes into deeper lockdown. All schools will close down for one month. Daycare included (there are far more restrictions put into place but mainly we have been semi-lockdo...
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HVS European Hotel Valuation Index In-Depth Insights 2021 | By Sophie Perret & Mattia Cavenati & Simon Hulten

Sharp declines in revenue caused by the pandemic coupled with a more cautious approach to lending has prompted hotel valuations to fall over the past 12 months, although not as steeply as some had initially anticipated.
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Innosuisse Business Concept Training Program: Connecting Students And Start-Ups | By Maya Gharbi

The Innosuisse Business Concept Training is a Swiss government-funded course aimed at providing a short, cutting-edge, innovative business training program. Powered by Fondation EPFL Innovation Park, the course is designed and taught by experienced entrepreneurs and company executives to help university students and researchers bring their innovative ideas to market or pursue a successful career in start-up companies.
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Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 246: Hotel History: Hotel Mcalpin, New York (1912) | By Stanley Turkel

Hotel History: Hotel McAlpin (1,500 rooms)The Hotel McAlpin was constructed in 1912 by General Edwin A. McAlpin, son of David Hunter McAlpin. As well as being the world's largest hotel, it was also one of the most luxurious. The amenities were as breathtaking as they were opulent including a massive Turkish bath and plunge pool on the 24th floor. The hotel also had its own in-house orchestra, as well as its own fully-equipped hospital.
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