Ige ties Hawaii reopening to vaccination rates, extends eviction moratorium; convicted murderer works in Child Welfare Services; new Honolulu radio system shuts out the public, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Gov. Ige to further ease COVID-19 restrictions once Hawaii is 60% vaccinated. Gov. David Ige announced today that the state will ease restrictions on social gatherings and restaurants once 60% of Hawaii residents are fully vaccinated, adding to the growing list of incentives for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. Garden Island. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. Gov. David Ige extends ban on evic...
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Points to consider before Relocation to Dubai

There might be several reasons behind a person’s decision of relocation to Dubai. For instance it could be a better lifestyle, high salary, good education quality, or unemployment in your country. Relocation to Dubai is a good idea but you must take notice of a few things before moving in there. What to consider before […] The post Points to consider before Relocation to Dubai appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
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Mubadala takes stake in Aramco pipelines venture | The National

Mubadala takes stake in Aramco pipelines venture | The National Abu Dhabi’s sovereign fund Mubadala confirmed it has joined the consortium that took a significant minority stake in an oil pipeline venture with Saudi Aramco.Aramco announced a $12.4 billion deal in April for the sale of a 49 per cent stake in a newly created vehicle known as Aramco Oil Pipelines. The buyer was a consortium led by Washington-based investor EIG, an investor in energy-related infrastructure.Mubadala “has joined the...

LIFE CHANGING Pesto Eggs {Plus Other Variations}!

One of my favourite ever TikTok recipe trends is for Pesto Eggs! Not only is it ridiculously simple, it's also ridiculously delicious and goes to show that you don't have to leave the house to get a tasty breakfast! This is a seriously simple concept but also a pushy recipe Dear Reader.
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Shepard’s Beach Resort Adopts BeyondTV’s myRemote for Contactless Compatibility With All Guestroom Television Models

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. — June 8, 2021 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has announced the successful implementation of the BeyondTV virtualized remote feature, myRemote, at Shepard’s Beach Resort in Clearwater, Florida. A first-class resort destination previously equipped with BeyondTV to provide guests with the latest in personalized entertainment and in-room service, Shephard’s Beach Resort can now a...
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Oil rises as Iranian supply not seen returning soon | Reuters

Oil rises as Iranian supply not seen returning soon | Reuters Oil prices rose on Tuesday, settling at the highest in more than two years after the top U.S. diplomat said that even if the United States were to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, hundreds of U.S. sanctions on Tehran would remain in place.That could mean additional Iranian oil supply would not be re-introduced into the market soon."I would anticipate that even in the event of a return to compliance with the JCPOA (2015 Joint Comprehe...
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Around the Louvre

More photos from the Louvre. I love the pose of this lady and how her dress drapes gracefully off the sofa. Mary Magdalene. New to me. This staircase is so terrific. A courtyard covered years ago and now displaying sculptures. The four figures in the fourground used to be around a fountain. Looking at the view. The inverted pyramid. No food was being served but the shops were open.
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Dobbins Lookout: South Mountain Park & Preserve

CLICK FOR A LARGER VIEW Dobbins Lookout: South Mountain Park & Preserve Dobbins Lookout, in the South Mountain Park & Preserve , is a fabulous destination for a Sunday drive. And if you’re so inclined, the park has over 50 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. So if the weather is not too hot, you can make a fun day out of it. A Sunday Drive to Dobbins Lookout Carol in Silhouette at Dobbins Lookout. CLICK FOR A LARGER VIEW. Carol and I have now lived in Scot...
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Gen Z and millennials are leading America's economic recovery

Gen Z and millennials are spending more than they were pre-pandemic. Noam Galai/Getty Images Millennials and Gen Z are spending more than they did pre-pandemic, American Express CEO Steve Squeri said. Younger workers are piling into jobs on offer amid claims of a widespread labor shortage. It's good for the economy, which needs Americans to spend to fuel an economic boom. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millennials and Gen Z are going on a spending spree. They're a...
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BLLA’s Boutique Hotel Investment Conference Concludes with Highest Reviews showing the Upward Trending Results for Future Investment and Development in the sector

Los Angeles - The Boutique Hotel Investment Conference 2021, powered by BLLA, was deemed an astounding success by not only attendees, judging by the dozens of testimonials coming in, but also the association’s leadership as well as their program planning committee. The nearly 100 speakers lead participants through the twists and turns of buying, investing, and operating today’s most popular and promising boutique hospitality sector. The opportunities presented through presentations, discu...
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Overseas travel permits rising despite Coalition pledge on tightening rules amid Covid

Guardian analysis shows more than 10% rise in monthly exemptions after state push to tighten approvals Almost 12,000 Australians received permission to travel overseas in May, a higher rate than the preceding three months, despite the federal government promising to look at tightening exemptions.According to a Guardian Australia analysis of Australian Border Force (ABF) statistics, some 11,879 citizens and residents were granted exemptions in May, a jump of more than 10% on the average of 10,353...
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Caribe Royale Orlando Good Neighbor Disney Hotel Tour and Review

When I first moved to Orlando in 1995, the landscape was quite different. In fact, I currently live in a place that was pretty much cow pastures and scrub palms. So I remember well when Caribe Royale appeared on the horizon in 1996 with its pink towers, on the corner of State Road 535 and […] The post Caribe Royale Orlando Good Neighbor Disney Hotel Tour and Review appeared first on ZANNALAND!.
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Some flight attendants say they're looking forward to travel bouncing back from pandemic lows, even as passenger violence surges

Some flight attendants are looking forward to US travel rebounding during summer 2021. AP Photo/Paul Sancya Five flight attendants told Insider they are looking forward to travel rebounding this summer. Workers miss the ability to explore cities during layovers and hanging out with crew members. Some added they feel a better sense of job security compared to the height of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sarah, a Georgia-based flight attendant for a major US c...
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Bahrain's GFH approaches Khaleeji Commercial Bank with voluntary takeover offer | The National

Bahrain's GFH approaches Khaleeji Commercial Bank with voluntary takeover offer | The National Bahrain’s GFH Financial Group plans to fully acquire Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), after it raised its stake in the Sharia-compliant lender to more than 69 per cent.GFH has approached KHCB's board with a “proposed voluntary takeover offer for the issued shares of KHCB”, the company said in a statement to the Bahrain Bourse, where its shares trade. The offer is “subject to receipt of all necessary ...
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41 tourists who stole sand from Sardinian beaches were fined up to $3,600 each

It's against the law to remove sand from the beaches of Sardinia. Tourists who either ignored the law or didn't know about it are paying the price. Customs police recently issued fines to 41 people who tried to leave the Mediterranean island with a "total of 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of sand, seashells and beach rocks" in their baggage according to AP. — Read the rest
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#Saudi Stocks Whipsawed as Global Website Outage Sparks Selling - Bloomberg

Saudi Stocks Whipsawed as Global Website Outage Sparks Selling - Bloomberg Saudi stocks plunged the most in weeks before recovering as a global outage in websites across the internet fueled volatility.The Tadawul All Share Index fell as much as 1.1% in Riyadh, the most intraday since April 29, before erasing the slump to close up 0.1%. “People are panic-selling because of the global outage we just witnessed -- there is a global concern,” Abdulmalik Alsalem, an analyst at Samba Capital in...
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Mallorca Joins UNWTO’s Network Of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

Mallorca, one of Europe’s top destinations for more than 70 years, welcoming millions of visitors every year, becomes the latest member of UNWTO’s global INSTO network. The Mallorca Sustainable Tourism Observatory (STO) is a key new element of the island’s strategy to preserve the destination and assess how the sector affects the natural environment, economy, and residents.
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MIDEAST STOCKS #AbuDhabi, #Saudi manage small gains; other Gulf indexes muted | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Abu Dhabi, Saudi manage small gains; other Gulf indexes muted | Reuters Major Gulf markets ended lower on Tuesday, while Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia eked out marginal gains, as sentiment was pressured by weak oil prices.Brent crude was down 58 cents, or 0.8%, at $70.91 a barrel by 1218 GMT, after declining 0.6% on Monday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate oil was off by 55 cents, or 0.8%, at $68.68 a barrel, having dropped by 0.6% in the previous session. read moreThe movement in ...
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STAA Welcomes Airbnb Joining Debate On The Future Of UK Short-Term Lets And Holiday Rentals

Merilee Karr, Chair of the UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) and CEO of UnderTheDoormat, said, “We welcome Airbnb’s work on future approaches around short-term and holiday rentals and the opportunity for further discussion and engagement on industry registration with any relevant stakeholders.
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Minor Hotels Sustains Adaptability With SiteMinder Multi-Property

Minor Hotels has made being adaptable part of its DNA. The sometimes more, sometimes less approach of the 530-strong hotel group makes it ready for change at any moment, and the company expects the same of its technology partners. SiteMinder’s latest response has been Multi-Property.
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It’s Not Constipation - The Life Of A Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

In the room, I was prepared to diagnose a routine stomach virus until I pulled back the covers and saw her swollen abdomen.
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Travel & Tourism Stakeholders Call For Swift Adoption And Implementation Of Harmonised EU Travel Rules

Ahead of the EU Ambassadors' meeting on 11 June, the European travel and tourism industry associations call on Member States to approve the Commission's proposal to start lifting travel restrictions in the EU in a coordinated way1. After months of lockdowns and a patchwork of measures across the continent, this proposal is very timely. In view of the rapidly advancing vaccination programs and improving epidemiological outlook in Europe, safe travel is possible this summer - fuelled by the...
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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index Dipped 2.8% In May

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dipped 2.8% in May to a level of 5,148. Year to date through the first five months of 2021, the stock index was up 12.6%.
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KKR is investing $150 million into private aviation firm Jet Edge in a deal that will rival NetJets and Berkshire Hathaway

Jet Edge now has an investor in KKR. Jet Edge KKR is investing $150 million in private jet firm Jet Edge via a credit facility. Jet Edge plans to bolster its tech infrastructure and expand aircraft ownership scheme, AdvantEdge. Through AdvantEdge program, aircraft owners are given transparent revenue forecasts for their planes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Private equity firm KKR is private aviation's newest benefactor having just invested in Jet Edge, a Californi...
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#Oman gets $1.75 billion as sukuk comeback sees huge demand | Reuters

Oman gets $1.75 billion as sukuk comeback sees huge demand | Reuters Oman sold $1.75 billion in nine-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, on Tuesday after drawing more than $11.5 billion in orders for its second international bond issuance this year, a document showed.It launched the bonds at 4.875%, tightened from initial price guidance of 5.375%-5.5%, according to the document from one of the banks involved in the deal.Oman, a relatively small oil producer, is one of the weakest credits in the hydr...
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Déjeuner bio express pour télé forcené.e

Est-ce que vous aussi, vous déjeunez souvent seul.e chez vous ? Mon petit doigt me dit que nous sommes à nous questionner, à midi dix, devant notre frigo, sur ce que l’on va bien pouvoir assembler en moins de cinq minutesLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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Mint House claims top NYC hotel after COVID changed its hospitality business

What’s the top-rated hotel in New York City? According to Tripadvisor users, it’s Mint House at 70 Pine, and it’s easy to see why as you click through the photos. Throughout NYC, hotel rooms are essentially bento boxes, carefully constructed to contain all the necessary bits. But not Mint House rooms. Mint House rooms are virtually complete apartments, and travelers have taken notice. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way Mint House operates, and as the world starts to reopen, the company is wel...
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EHL European Hotel Transaction Price Index shows impact of the Covid-19 crisis | By René-Ojas Woltering

EHL’s Institute of Real Estate, Finance & Economics is pleased to present the first update of the European Hotel Transaction Price Index that was initially launched last year. In 2020, European hotel transaction prices decreased on average by 11.1% vs. the prior year. The total transaction volume recorded by Real Capital Analytics (RCA) decreased to EUR 10.5 bn, which is 59% lower than the record transaction volume of 2019.
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Manor Vail Lodge Selects Agilysys Solutions to Improve Operations & Enhance Guest Experience

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation cloud-native SaaS and on-premise hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that Manor Vail Lodge in Vail, CO has selected the award-winning innovative InfoGenesis POS solution, as well as IG Flex for Mobile POS, its modern cloud-native SaaS IG OnDemand for self-service F&B ordering and payment, and Agilysys Pay Connect for secure payment processing.
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‘I found a snake in the toilet!’: Guardian readers on their holiday disasters

Holidays, especially abroad, are off the cards for many this summer. So it’s good to remember they aren’t always the idyllic break we dream of. Here are our readers worst experiencesWe went on holiday for Christmas to a friend’s parents house in Marlo – a village in Victoria, Australia. We got there on Christmas Eve to find the only shop was pretty bare – so Christmas lunch was a frozen turkey roll, Fanta, chips and some frozen peas. I made a Christmas tree out of a stick and some toilet rolls, ...
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