Job-search requirement reinstated for unemployment recipients, Honolulu to crack down on monster houses, COVID-sniffing dogs begin their work, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, director of the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Job-search requirement reinstated for unemployment benefits in Hawaii. Gov. David Ige announced Thursday that the change will begin May 30 in a move to help boost employment as the state emerges from the coronavirus pandemic. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Associated Press. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. Garden Island. Maui Now. KITV4. Hawaii News Now. Hawaii’s unemployment ra...
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Yakitori Yurripi, Crows Nest

Yakitori Yurripi is a small, convivial restaurant on Falcon Street in Crows Nest. The atmosphere is like being in Tokyo and they specialise in meat and seafood on skewers. Yaki means grilled and tori means chicken in Japanese and while yakitori joints in Tokyo specialise in all cuts of chicken, Yakitori Yurripi has chicken, pork and seafood.
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Oil Has Worst Week in Over a Month Amid Potential Iran Return - Bloomberg

Oil Has Worst Week in Over a Month Amid Potential Iran Return - Bloomberg PRICES West Texas Intermediate for July delivery increased $1.64 to $63.58 a barrel, but ended the week 2.7% lower in its largest such decline since early AprilBrent for July settlement rose $1.33 to $66.44 a barrel. The contract posted a 3.3% weekly decline, the largest since March Oil benchmarks suffered their worst week in at least a month as the market contends with a potential deal that could ...
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American Airlines and others carriers were left helpless after a system outage crippled operations, causing delays

Airline passengers wait to board a flight from Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan National Airport. DANIEL SLIM/AFP/Getty A system outage at Sabre wreaked havoc on airlines around the world overnight. Passenger service systems were down and airlines couldn't sell tickets, check-in passengers, or dispatch flights. Airlines have begun the recovery process to mitigate any ripple effects ahead of the weekend. See more stories on Insider's business page. Travelers arriving at airport...
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Spain to drop Covid restrictions on British visitors from 24 May

Spanish PM says negative test not needed even as Boris Johnson warns against travel to amber list countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSpain will allow British holidaymakers into the country without the need to provide a negative Covid test from 24 May.In a move aimed at restarting the country’s battered tourist industry, the Spanish government has announced that visitors from the UK will be free to enter Spain “without restrictions and without health requirements...
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The Intersections Of Tomorrow’s Hotel Industry | By Jean-Philippe Nuel

It has already been a year since Covid-19 developed into a pandemic, along with its panoply of urgent measures to contain, combat and defeat the devastating effect of the virus. Confinement, curfews, travel restrictions—including the recent border closures in Europe—and frequent mandatory quarantines for international travel.
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Leadership Skills: 12 Cognitive Biases To Be Mindful Of When Decision-Making | By Shaan Madhavji

Decision-making under pressure is a core leadership skill needed in life, especially in the hospitality industry. The human brain is very powerful but also comes with its limitations. Indeed, it can’t handle the tremendous amount of data coming in every second… Naturally, in order to simplify information processing, we take short-cuts which are called heuristic or cognitive biases. A cognitive bias is a systematic pattern of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment. Individuals crea...
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Ideas To Build Back Better: SDGS Start-Up Competition Final Held In Madrid

Innovators with ideas to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals have been celebrated in Madrid. The final of the UNWTO SDGs Global Startup Competition saw 25 entrepreneurs and enterprises recognized for their creativity and commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 ambitious goals.
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Holland America Restarts Alaska Cruises in July 2021

If all goes as planned, with the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act passed and guidance from the CDC, Holland America Line announced plans to restart cruising to Alaska roundtrip from Seattle, Washington.  The 2,106-passenger Nieuw Amsterdam will begin cruises to Alaska at... Read More The post Holland America Restarts Alaska Cruises in July 2021 appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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When Can We Travel to Europe Again?

When Can We Travel to Europe Again? We are often asked, “when can we travel to Europe again?” Well, thankfully, we are very pleased to inform you that the answer is: THIS SUMMER! Travel to European Union Member Countries The European Union consists of 27 different European countries. On Wednesday, the member countries agreed to re-open their borders to fully vaccinated travelers from countries that are deemed safe. While the plan has yet to be signed into law, you can learn more about these d...
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Not Even Four Months...

No she is not having twins. Chelsea was this size when she was eight months pregnant with Gabriel. But she is the same weight at four months as she was with Gabriel at four months- Chelsea says that she looks this big  because she had burrito(s) for dinner. Oh! How big will she grow? Chelsea asked,  “What fruit is bigger than a watermelon?”   .                 [Author: French la Vie]
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REAL ID now requires one less document, California DMV says

Californians applying for REAL ID will no longer have to provide a document bearing their Social Security number, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced. The requirement was updated to follow revised federal guidelines, said the DMV’s announcement Wednesday. Applicants who are eligible for Social Security will still have to provide the number, but no document of proof will be needed. The other requirements remain the same: proof of identity (such as a birth certificate or passport) and two p...
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Muffins marbrés aux fraises

Cette semaine, je suis amusée à demander à mes abonnés sur Instagram de me dire quelle recette ils voulaient voir en premier : celle des muffins marbrés aux fraises ou bien… (chut, je ne dis rien, ce sera la prochaine sur leLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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Hotel Am Triller Welcomes the Infor Cloud

Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that the Hotel Am Triller in Saarbrücken, Germany, will deploy Infor Hospitality Management Solution (HMS) in the AWS cloud. By moving its IT infrastructure to the cloud, the owner-managed hotel is reacting to the current digitalisation trend in the hospitality industry and helping secure its competitiveness long term.
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Future of Corporate Events According to GBTA Research Study

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry, today publishes the findings from a study into organizations corporate meetings and events strategy as a result of the pandemic.
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EHL Success Stories: Startup Edition - LABISK.OT | By Silvia-Cristina Vasquez

EHL Success Stories: Start-Up Edition is a new series to show support to our EHL Family and, more specifically, our hard-working AEHL entrepreneurs. This project aims to showcase EHL's entrepreneur mindsets, support new and upcoming ideas and businesses. While overcoming a challenging time for all companies, these start-ups prove that resilience and hard work can overcome any problem.
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Virtual Tourism Sentiment Survey Response | By Peggy Lee, Chariss Kok Xin & Hok Yean Chee

The pandemic has accelerated the technology and virtual reality scene in every industry, including travel and tourism. Is virtual travel the new way to travel? Will virtual travel replace the need for physical travel altogether?
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Marketing tactics to employ for life after Covid-19

Hotel marketing in the post-Covid world can be challenging in peculiar ways, considering the world has never been in a situation similar to the current one and it is changing almost every day. Caution and restraint, led by thoughtfulness towards fellow beings, instead of salesy marketing is the standard one must set for communication with one’s target audience. But only careful observation can reveal what one’s customers want, need, and expect and how their purchasing decisions would evol...
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WTTC Welcomes Announcement From EU Ambassadors Who Have Backed Plans To Allow Vaccinated Travelers To Visit The Bloc

Virginia Messina, Senior Vice President WTTC said: “The news from the EU today is encouraging and welcomed by the wider Travel & Tourism sector. We hope to see EU Ministers and Member States adopt this position and extend the reopening of travel to U.S citizens.
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#AbuDhabi's brand new 'Murban' oil futures contract sets its own benchmark | Energy – Gulf News

Abu Dhabi's brand new 'Murban' oil futures contract sets its own benchmark | Energy – Gulf News This year has seen the UAE make headlines with a number of developments. In addition to its highly successful vaccine rollout, there was the launch of the ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD) exchange’s ‘Murban’ futures contract.The contract – its launch coincided with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UAE - is the first crude oil futures contract to be established in the Middle East since the Dub...
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Accor ‘Unveils The World’ With New Global Campaign

Accor, a global hospitality leader, is pleased to announce its “Unveil the World” campaign – a celebration of the return to travel, the approach of summer, and the joy of great hotel stays. With travel restrictions easing across many worldwide destinations, along with significant pent-up demand among travelers, the campaign is a signal of Accor’s confidence in the resurgence of travel, while reinforcing the company’s growing focus on the leisure segment.“
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Hotel Direct Bookings & ADR Grow ahead of Summer Demand | By Pedro Colaco

Due to swift vaccination, the US has all but fully reopened for business. Hotel bookings in the US in April 2021 have exceeded 2019 values. Meanwhile, destinations across Europe are gradually phasing through their respective roadmaps to reopen local economies, and the industry is growing increasingly optimistic in anticipation of the pent-up consumer demand.
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IHG signs MDA with RIVA Development Company to open 7 new hotels across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with RIVA Development Company via its wholly owned subsidiary RIVA Hospitality for Hotel Services Company to open at least 7 hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia across IHG’s portfolio of brands. The announcement was made at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021 in Dubai.
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#UAE fuel retailer ADNOC Distribution's entry in MSCI Emerging Market Index is right exposure | Markets – Gulf News

UAE fuel retailer ADNOC Distribution's entry in MSCI Emerging Market Index is right exposure | Markets – Gulf News The largest UAE fuel retailer ADNOC Distribution's inclusion in the MSCI Emerging Market Index could increase the attractiveness of its shares to potential overseas investors and further diversify the investor base. With $31.56 billion in assets, the company joins nine other UAE-listed companies that are part of the index with an estimated weightage of 0.04 per cent.Asset manageme...
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#AbuDhabi announces 1,105 commercial and industrial activities available for foreign ownership | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Abu Dhabi announces 1,105 commercial and industrial activities available for foreign ownership | ZAWYA MENA Edition The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced a list of 1,105 registered commercial and industrial activities that are open for ownership by natural and legal non-citizens, enabling them to fully or partially own commercial companies to practise these activities in Abu Dhabi.The Department’s decision on foreign ownership of commercial activities is in lin...
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8 Common Disney Vacation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Every year, about 160 million people visit one of the many Disney theme parks. These theme parks are easily some of the most popular parks in the entire world. If your family is getting ready to go... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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What an Analysis of Covid-19-related Lawsuits Shows About the Future of Hotels and Restaurants | By Cihan Cobanoglu

Even businesses with ‘business-interruption’ coverage fail to win awards from insurance firms. But no lawsuits were found to have been filed by customers who became ill.
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How The Sinking Cruise Industry Can Stay Afloat Amidst The Stigma Challenge | By Aradhana Khowala

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all sectors of the travel industry and the cruise sector has suffered the worst two month span any industry could face, and it’s likely not over yet. Cruise ships have been branded “floating petri dishes” and “incubators for pathogens” and become a testament to the viciousness of the coronavirus crisis.
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Take The Scenic Route With Four Seasons And Uncover Six Iconic Road Trips To Ignite The Senses

As travellers start to plan ahead and seek inspiration, Four Seasons celebrates the true spirit of travel with the launch of six new Scenic Route with Four Seasons road trips that are as much about the journey as the destination.
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How To Let Your Guests Personalise Their Hotel Stay | By Jantien Abma

Many industries are already automating order personalisation to improve their customer experience and boost revenue.
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