Tourists return to Hawaii in force, 'Love Island' moves to Hilo, state sees 500th coronavirus death, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Kaneohe sandbar on Memorial Day PC:DLNR Dan Dennison Big crowds, but few problems reported at popular Kaneohe sandbar over holiday. Hawaii officers issue citations for parking and boating safety violations over Memorial Day weekend. State conservation and resources officers issued more than two dozen citations in and around the Heeia Kea Small Boat Harbor parking lot and boat launch for Kaneohe Bay Sandbar over Memorial Day weekend. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Amid a ‘wave’ o...
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One Week Traveling in a RV

Chelsea and Co.  rented a RV for a mini holiday. Their buck list is to travel like this for a few months... so they thought they would give their bucket list goal a test run on a mini holiday for one week and if they like it they will continue it another time in the future.                     [Author: French la Vie]
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Home care professionals needed in Newfoundland.

  Wage Offered:   16.60 CAD Number of Openings:  10 Years of Experience Required:  1 Education Required:  Some High School Full-time  2 year contract. Wage : 16.60 CAD/hour Job description: Home support workers perform some or all of the following duties: Provide care and companionship for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption Administer bedside and personal care to client...
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OPEC+ Boosts Output in July and Keeps Market Guessing Beyond - Bloomberg video

OPEC+ Boosts Output in July and Keeps Market Guessing Beyond - Bloomberg OPEC+ stuck to its plan to hike oil output in July, but Saudi Arabia’s energy minister kept the market guessing as to whether the group will add more supply later this year to keep pace with the accelerating global recovery.“The demand picture has shown clear signs of improvement,” Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said, in some of his most upbeat comments since the crash last year. But pressed on whethe...
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14 of the best Hudson Valley Airbnbs including cozy cabins, whimsical tree houses, and even a train caboose

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb This summer, many New Yorkers are seeking a close-to-home vacation to enjoy the outdoors. We found Hudson Valley cabins, cottages, and barns in Beacon, Hudson, Rhinebeck, and other towns. All Hudson Valley Airbnbs are highly-rated with top-notch amenities and start under $450 per night. As travel resumes amid the pandemic, many city dwellers continue to seek nature-filled getaways while still pra...
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Hospitality Av Veteran John Watts Helps Position Mills James For Rapid Growth

COLUMBUS, Ohio — June 2, 2021 — Mills James announces John Watts as Vice President of Hospitality to lead the company's growing hospitality audiovisual services portfolio.
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HFTP Announces Global Expansion with Charter of the HFTP India Chapter, Its First in the Country

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has expanded the reach of its global network with the newly-chartered HFTP India Chapter. The chapter, incorporated as HFTP India Association, was granted an Indian business license on May 20, 2021. The chapter was formally chartered on June 1, 2021 at a signing ceremony at HITEC Dubai co-located with The Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, UAE. The organization will provide HFTP a framework for growth within Indi...
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Paris Photos

There is some very nice weather right now so it was a pleasure to get out and and take photos. This guy uses his own face for his grafitti type art but this paint is new. The Orsay Museum should be open soon! As will the Louvre! Nautical art under a bridge. Going up an escalator from a metro stop into a beautiful day. Another post written several weeks sgo. The museums are indeed open now!
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DELICIOUS Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Baked Potatoes!

These Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Baked Potatoes is a simple but absolutely delicious way to serve up potatoes! Baked potatoes are hollowed out and mashed with crispy bacon and cheese and then topped with more bacon and melted cheese before a topping of sour cream mayo, spring onion and a drizzle of Thai sweet chilli sauce!
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Oil settles up after hitting 15-month highs on demand prospects | Reuters

Oil settles up after hitting 15-month highs on demand prospects | Reuters Oil prices settled higher on Tuesday, with Brent hitting above $71 and trading at its highest since March, on expectations for growing fuel demand during the summer driving season in the United States as OPEC+ agreed to boost output.Brent crude futures for August settled up 93 cents, or 1.3%, to $70.25 a barrel after hitting $71 earlier in the session - its highest intra-day price since March 8.U.S. West Texas Intermedia...
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UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management Again Named Nation’s Best, 2nd in World

Orlando, FL (June 1, 2021) — UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management has once again ranked as one of the premiere hospitality and tourism programs in the world, as rated by the ShanghaiRankings listing of 500 of the world’s top universities. For the second year in a row, the ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 ranked Rosen College’s program No.1 in the nation and No. 2 in the world.
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The 23 best hotels in Florida, including boutique beach properties, Disney resorts, and indulgent all-inclusives

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. From the Gulf's aqua waters to the magic of Disney to Miami's nightlife scene, Florida has it all. The humid, rainy summer months offer good deals since Florida hotels are often cheaper. We rounded up the best Florida hotels from the Panhandle down to the Keys. From Southern hospitality in the Panhandle and amusement-park-themed stays in Orlando, to art deco accommodations in Miami ...
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MIDEAST STOCKS Rising oil prices aid Gulf stocks, #Dubai outperforms | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Rising oil prices aid Gulf stocks, Dubai outperforms | Reuters Most Gulf stock markets closed higher on Tuesday, spurred by rising oil prices, with Dubai leading gains with help from its strengthening COVID-19 vaccination drive.Brent hit $71 and was trading at its highest since March, on expectations of growing fuel demand during the summer driving season in the United States. read moreThe stock index in Dubai (.DFMGI) surged 1.4% after three consecutive days of decline, hel...
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Hawaii vacation news: rental car shortage continues, volcano on pause & Big Island drops second COVID test

– The Hawaii rental car shortage continues to be a problem. Hawaii Tourism Authority reports that many vehicles are already reserved at most major rental companies through August. See our article with suggested solutions for getting around to see the islands during this shortage. We’ve updated that article to include some hotels that have shuttle services. – One non-conventional rental car option is Turo’s car-sharing company. Maui News published this article explaining how local Maui residents...
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#Saudi Tadawul: Foreign investors purchased shares worth $4.1bln in May | ZAWYA MENA Edition

The total value of shares purchased by foreign investors in Tadawul during May amounted to SAR 15.32 billion ($4.09 billion). Foreign investors represent 9.65 percent of the total buying activity, and sales of SAR 13.55 billion, representing 8.54 percent of total selling activity, the Saudi stock exchange said in its monthly report. The total ownership of foreign investors stood at 2.73 percent of total market capitalization as of 31 May 2021, representing an increase of 0.02 percent compared to...
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Belarus will prevent most of its citizens from leaving as crackdowns on President Lukashenko's political opponents continue

FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Minsk Reuters Belarus is temporarily preventing most of its citizens from leaving the country amid crackdowns against critics of President Alexander Lukashenko.In a statement on Telegram seen by the BBC, the State Border Committee said only some government workers and citizens with permanent residency in other countries will be allowed to leave.The agency blamed the COVID-19 for the t...
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Loyalty - The Life Of A Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

As long as they do good work, doctors assume patients will remain loyal, but hotel doctors learn not to be so trusting. Helping sick guests produces no income for the hotel. Ninety percent are not terribly ill; if rebuffed when they ask for a doctor they rarely make a fuss, so the manager never hears about them. Years may pass before a GM encounters an imbroglio that only a doctor on the spot can defuse; I’ve recounted a few. Although the best marketing tool, they never happen when I need...
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Is Wine A Work Of Art And Is The Winemaker An Artist? | By Gildas L'Hostis

Is wine a work of art and if so, does this mean the winemaker is an artist? At first glance, this question might seem incongruous or even futile, but for connoisseurs of wine or art, the question can be relevant and worthy of discussion since both have much in common.
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5 Unexpected Essentials To Pack In Your Suitcase

After being deprived of travel for several months, travelers might find themselves at a bit of a loss of what to bring on their long-yearned for trip, and according to our research, one out of five global travelers (21%) even admit they will find it difficult to locate their own passport before their next vacation*. To save travelers from having a mini meltdown over what they’ve forgotten to pack,we have created an informative guide on the unexpected essentials you might not think to take...
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Amtrak Coach Seats Travel Tips and Advice

Sometimes, whether taking Amtrak overnight or just a short trip, Amtrak coach seats can be the best and most economical choice. To help you enjoy your travel aboard Amtrak in coach, here is my list of travel tips and advice... Read More The post Amtrak Coach Seats Travel Tips and Advice appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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Stronger Than Ever, Global DMC Partners Continues To Grow

Global DMC Partners (GDP), the premier global resource for virtual, hybrid and in-person events, has recently partnered with new DMCs from throughout the U.S. and international market world, strengthening its incomparable network. GDP remains the leading global sales and marketing engine for independently owned-DMCs that are eager and ready to take on the “new normal” for face-to-face meetings. With a global sales team strategically located across the Americas and Europe, the GDP team is ...
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At Q121 the Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline, Excluding China, Stands at 1,759 Projects/371,856 Rooms

According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the Asia Pacific region construction pipeline, excluding China, ended the first quarter of 2021 at 1,759 projects/371,856 rooms, down 8% by both projects and rooms year-over-year (YOY).Throughout the region, countries are working to roll out vaccines as they continue the battle against COVID-19. As of May 23, the Maldives lead the region’s vaccine race with 29.24% of adult residents fully vaccinated. Singapore and Mongolia follow the Mal...
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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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OPEC+ Set to Sign off on July Hike as a Tenser Discussion Looms - Bloomberg

OPEC+ Set to Sign off on July Hike as a Tenser Discussion Looms - Bloomberg OPEC+ looked set to increase production in July as expected, as ministers prepare to tackle the thornier issue of how to handle a tightening oil market for the rest of the year.The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee recommended pushing ahead with the increase for July, when the group stands to add 841,000 barrels per day following hikes in May and June, according to delegates. There’s been no discussion yet on Tues...
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Mubadala May Part Ways With Rowlands as Partner in Digital Bank - Bloomberg

Mubadala May Part Ways With Rowlands as Partner in Digital Bank - Bloomberg A digital bank backed by Mubadala Investment Co. is looking to replace the British Rowland family as its founding shareholder, embarking on a rebuild the Abu Dhabi sovereign fund blames on the global pandemic.Set up in 2018 in Abu Dhabi’s financial hub by Mubadala and a Rowland-owned entity, the Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank was touted as the world’s first digital trade bank, promising to create an online finance platform that...
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SiteMinder Creates the New Standard for Modern Hotel Chains and Groups to Manage Their Distribution

SiteMinder, the world’s largest open hotel commerce platform, has launched SiteMinder Multi-Property to set the new distribution management standard for modern hotel chains and groups, by giving revenue teams critical distribution controls in place of the obsolete features and high costs that typically come with legacy systems. The technology makes it possible for hotel chains and groups of all structures—from brands to clusters—to centralize the management and distribution of their rates...
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Braemar Hotels & Resorts Announces Agreement To Acquire The Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel

Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BHR) ("Braemar" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 138-room Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California (the "Mr. C" or the "Property"). In addition, the Company is also acquiring five luxury condominium residences adjacent to the hotel. The acquisition is expected to close on or prior to July 9, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. Because the acquisition is subject to customa...
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CWT Granted Accommodation Patent By The United States Patent And Trademark Office

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO), in order to better refine and align accommodation options to business trip parameters.
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New Report “The Current State of Technology in Hotels and The Way Forward” Sees Complete Industry Migration Towards Cloud

BERLIN, Germany, June 1, 2021 – Shiji Group has released its findings from a report, in collaboration with Travel Singularity, on “The Current State of Technology in Hotels and The Way Forward,” with in-depth findings such as within 2023, the majority of hotel tech infrastructures will be completely deployed to the cloud.
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Podcast: Paige Duke Discusses Evolving Hotel Sales With eHotelier | By Paige Duke

Paige Duke partook in a lively and informative discussion with Mathew Stephens from eHotelier to discuss what is changing for sales teams as travel returns and occupancy creeps back to normal. Paige Duke is owner and founder of Duke Consulting and a Strategic Solutions Partner sales consultant with over 20 years of experience in leading teams to build customer relations and drive revenue results.
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