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Footprints to the water

  [Author: Bryan]
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DELIGHTFUL Chocolate Peppermint Slice!

Hey Choc Mint fans! I've got this never-fail chocolate peppermint slice for you! This no bake choc mint slice is easy to make in 20 minutes or less and is so delicious! Cut them big or small and enjoy this classic Aussie slice. This is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
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Top 15 beautiful places to visit in Curacao

The place to head for a more under-the-radar and authentic island destination, Curacao is an intriguing blend of Europe and the Caribbean. One of the Dutch Caribbean islands located near the coast of Venezuela, it’s an idyllic paradise known for its colorful colonial architecture, secluded beaches (a mix of white and volcanic sand beaches), hidden...
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Oil rebounds as market seizes on discounted prices | Reuters

Oil rebounds as market seizes on discounted prices | Reuters Crude oil futures rebounded on Tuesday as market participants vied to take advantage of oil's two-month low touched in the previous session.Monday's selloff, spurred by demand destruction fears amid rising COVID-19 cases, pushed oil about 7% lower and hit other riskier assets. The oil market was also lower on news that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, known as OPEC+, had reached a deal to boost supply...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Reuters, Reuters Crude, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mizuho, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Bob Yawger, New York Brent


Renewed

I remember going to the la Samaritaine Department Store when I first moved to Paris. I remember liked the art nouveau decoration but I especially liked the view from the roof, one of the best in Paris. The store suddenly closed fourteen years ago due to fire safety issues. It has been years in the making, but it has finally reopened. They saved the beautiful art nouveau iron work and mosaics but put up a curved glass “curtain” over the exterior. It’s controversial of course. I got there a week ...
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Go Moment enters Europe and Mexico with Ivy, offering hotel guests unforgettable experiences

Go Moment announced two partnerships today that will see the launch of their digital concierge, Ivy, in Belgium and Mexico.
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Reports: Nearly 500,000 Hotel Jobs Won’t Return By Year’s End, Room Revenue Will Be Down $44 Billion From 2019

Midway through 2021, a new report and state-by-state job loss breakdown released by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) find that while leisure travel is starting to return, the hotel industry’s road to recovery from the pandemic is long and uneven, with urban markets disproportionately impacted.
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MCR Purchases The Lexington Hotel, Autograph Collection By Marriott, In New York City For $185 Million

MCR — the country’s 4th-largest hotel owner-operator — has acquired the 725-room The Lexington Hotel for $185 million, which equates to $255,000 per guestroom. The hotel was purchased by MCR in a joint venture transaction with Island Capital Group and Three Wall Capital LLC.
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Urgo Hotels & Resorts Adds Ten Hotels To Management Portfolio Over Past Twelve Months

Officials of Urgo Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel company that operates, develops, invests and owns hotels and resorts throughout North America, announced that it added 10 management contracts over the past 12 months. The move brings the company’s total hotel portfolio to 50 properties with approximately 7,000 rooms across the U.S. and Canada.
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HOSPACE 2021 to be held on 18 November at the Royal Lancaster London

For the first time ever, HOSPACE, the annual conference of the Hospitality Professionals Association, is set to be a dual affair this year - as HOSPA partners with HTNG to share hosting responsibilities to build upon the success of HOSPA's 2020 hybrid event.
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How a CDP Will Shape the Future of Hotel Marketing | By Luis Segredo

There’s an interesting dichotomy taking shape within the world of hotel marketing: Guests are asking that their experiences be uber-personalized – they’re annoyed by constant, generic emails with offers that don’t make sense for them – while at the same time companies like Apple, Google and Facebook are moving to protect user data, which limits hotel companies’ ability to track travelers’ search and spending habits.
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Goldman cuts Q3 Brent forecast to $75 a barrel on Delta demand hit | Reuters

Goldman cuts Q3 Brent forecast to $75 a barrel on Delta demand hit | Reuters Goldman Sachs on Tuesday reduced its forecast for Brent crude oil to $75 a barrel for the third quarter, $5 lower than its previous estimate, as a surge in Delta variant COVID-19 cases takes a toll on demand.Oil prices fell $5 a barrel on Monday in response to fears over the hit to demand from rising Delta coronavirus infections and an OPEC+ agreement to boost output. [O/R]“Our oil balances are slightly tighter in 2H2...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Iran, Delta, Brent, Goldman, Reuters, Reuters Goldman Sachs, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


U.S. Lodging Demand Forecast To Return To Pre-Pandemic Levels By Fourth Quarter 2023

Based on stronger than expected performance during the first quarter of 2021, plus encouraging economic and vaccination news, CBRE Hotels Research forecasts U.S. lodging demand will return to pre-pandemic levels by the fourth quarter of 2023.
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GuestEQ Redesign Simplifies Hotel Operations Management

GuestEQ, the leading guest and staff communication platform, has updated its interface and functionality to improve ease of use for hotel staff and accelerate implementation. Built by hoteliers for hoteliers, version 2.0 is based on feedback by hotel staff users, now designed to look and feel like a social media platform.
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GBTA Announces Newly Elected Members To Global Board Of Directors

TheGlobal Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking and advocacy for the industry – today announced eight (8) newly elected members to its global Board of Directors. Results were shared today during GBTA’s Mid-Year Virtual Summit and Annual Business Meeting. The term of office for the newly elected Board members begins July 20, 2021.
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Triple-digit COVID increase won't bring back restrictions, children now 20% of infected, Kauai sewer problems contaminate beach, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Grocery COVID precautions ©2021 All Hawaii NewsReturn of restrictions not planned as coronavirus infections surge in Hawaii. The number of new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii is surging, and remained in the triple-digit range for the fifth day in a row Monday. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now.Restaurant association head calls for end to state restrictions. The chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association said it’s time for Gov. David Ige and the counties’ mayors to lift restrict...
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Fortune Hotels Launches Four New Offers Including ‘Gratitude Package’ For Covid Warriors

As travel & tourism opens up again, Fortune Hotels, a member of ITC’s hotel group, has announced attractive packages to address the needs of the urban traveler.
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Impressing The General Manager - The Life Of A Hotel Doctor | By Mike Oppenheim

Years ago Prentice-Hall published The Man’s Health Book, and UPS delivered my ten free copies. Usually I gave those to family and friends. Except for my mother, no one reads them, so I wondered if I could put them to better use.
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Wall Street: JPMorgan Exec Says Why Bankers Need to Work 72 Hours a Week - Bloomberg video

Wall Street: JPMorgan Exec Says Why Bankers Need to Work 72 Hours a Week - Bloomberg [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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Oil resumes drop as COVID-19 and supply concerns weigh | Reuters

Oil resumes drop as COVID-19 and supply concerns weigh | Reuters Oil dropped towards $68 a barrel on Tuesday, extending the previous session's steep slide, pressured by concern that rising COVID-19 infections could weaken demand again just when OPEC+ is increasing supply.Monday's selloff had pushed oil to a two-month low and hit other riskier assets. While equities avoided a new selloff on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury and German bond yields also slipped as a reminder that investors remained worried....
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How Mysore Palace History Shines a Spotlight on India’s Past

Mysore stands out in Karnataka, southern India, for the silhouette of its landmark building and the blue-pink skies that hang over its landscaped gardens. But whereas the food in Mysore will leave you satisfied, Mysore palace history will leave you wondering more...Check out this article on planning a trip to IndiaThe Story of Mysore PalaceMysore […] Originally from Inside the Travel Lab.
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Let it Pour Out

  The path that feels so strong, so secure under my feet, I do not take for granted. I know how life can change, as quickly as the crack of thunder, or the breaking of a wave. Nobody knows the future. Though those who have the amazing fortune of health, and well-being on their side, seem to have an easier time balancing the thunder and waves that do come.       It takes courage to face the unknown. Some have faith on their side. Some have grace. Some have family and friends. Some have it a...
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U.S. Travel Association Reacts To Canada’s Border Reopening Plan

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Canada will begin admitting vaccinated visitors for non-essential travel:
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UNESCO Recognizes Watchmaking As An Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity

It took place not long ago, but here at Fratello we still think it’s worth having a look back at the significance of UNESCO recognizing watchmaking as an Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity. Before we begin, we can all let out a collective sigh of relief. Because yes, dear watch lover, you were right all […] Visit UNESCO Recognizes Watchmaking As An Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity to read the full article.
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What India Eats – Qmin Discovers New Food Trends

It is said that ‘Food is the way to one’s heart’ – and rightly so. While the pandemic brought the joy of eating out to a grinding halt, food continued to be the catalyst that kept people connected with family and loved ones. Qmin, the food delivery platform by Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), which was launched in 2020, has won over hearts as it brought popular dishes from IHCL’s signature restaurants to the safety of guests’ homes.
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Dear Watch Lover, You Were Right All Along

It took place not long ago, but here at Fratello we still think it’s worth having a look back at the significance of UNESCO recognizing watchmaking as an Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity. Before we begin, we can all let out a collective sigh of relief. Because yes, dear watch lover, you were right all […] Visit Dear Watch Lover, You Were Right All Along to read the full article.
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Airbnb.org Activates Program To Offer Free Housing Following Europe Floods

Airbnb.org has launched its emergency response programme to provide those affected by the devastating floods across Western Europe with access to free accommodation.
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Agilysys Names 25-Year Technology Veteran To Lead Business Expansion In Australia And New Zealand

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation cloud-native SaaS & on-premise hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the appointment of Justin Reynolds as Senior Director of Sales – Australia, New Zealand.
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Tripadvisor Plus Adds New Connectivity Options, Enabling Thousands Of Hotels To Attract High Value Bookings

Tripadvisor®, the world's largest travel guidance platform*, announced today four new connectivity partnerships with some of the world's leading hotel technology providers - SiteMinder, Roiback, Derbysoft and WebHotelier - enabling thousands of hotels to participate in Tripadvisor Plus for the first time.
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Oil Holds Near Eight-Week Low After Selloff on Delta Concern - Bloomberg

Oil Holds Near Eight-Week Low After Selloff on Delta Concern - Bloomberg PRICES Brent for September settlement edged up 0.6% to $69.05 a barrel as of 10:20 a.m. in London, after closing at the lowest level since May 24 on Monday -- below its 100-day moving average for the first time since November.West Texas Intermediate for August, which expires Tuesday, rose 0.5% to $66.75 a barrelThe more-active September contract added 0.6% to trade at $66.76 [Author: [email protected] ...
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