Teen suspect killed by Honolulu police had guns, Gluck faces Senate grilling as appellate judge nominee, tensions between vaccinated and unvaccinated as cases rise, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Hanauma Bay ©2021 All Hawaii News Hawaii residents won’t need reservations to enter Hanauma Bay during new pilot program. The pilot program will start Wednesday and run through Aug. 8, the Honolulu Department of Parks announced today, as the city tries to accommodate residents while maintaining the preserve’s environment, which recovered during the COVID-19 outbreak while closed to the public. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.Ige says he’s not ready to institute vacci...
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9 ways to decorate your home with collage of travel photo prints

Do you spend a long time searching for the most incredible travel photo display ideas? If yes, then try the picture collage idea. Instead of stocking up different frames and taking over an entire wall, use this fantastic photo display method. Photo collages are one of the best ways to show more in a single frame. They are the best display items to hang on the walls. Sometimes, it brings life to the wall with all the travel memories you have. So, use some fun and creative collage-making ideas for...
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How would you invest a million francs?

MONTREUX, Switzerland -- What would you do if you had a million francs to invest? This is the question posed to Hotel Institute Montreux’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management students who have chosen to specialize in Financial Analysis and Wealth Management.
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Our Story Land Adventures 2021

Story Land is the best children’s theme park in the state of New Hampshire, featuring tons of rides and entertainment for the whole family. New generations of kids, their parents, and their grandparents visit Story Land year after year to share past memories and create brand new ones! Everyone can have fun in the Land Where Fantasy Lives! This kid-friendly amusement park in the north woods of NH features over 30 attractions that are perfect for the whole family. From the Polar Coaster ...
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Top 8 places to visit in India during monsoon season

In India, there are two monsoons. One is the southwest monsoon, which lasts from June to September and showers the whole of India. The other is the northeast or winter monsoon which brings seasonal rainfall to Southeast India from October to December. For ages, the monsoon in India has been the base for trade in […] The post Top 8 places to visit in India during monsoon season appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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The Lockdown Mystery Dinner Swap Game!

If you and your friends or family are in lockdown in separate households, try doing this mystery dinner swap game! This is where you buy a dinner surprise for the other household. It gives you something to look forward to and something to talk about and you can have dinner over zoom or face time afterwards! Take a look at how our lockdown dinner swap game worked!
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Will Travel Ever Be the Same?

We thought we were mostly done with it. We thought that with three different COVID vaccines available in the U.S. for free, we would get mass “shots in arms” fairly quickly across the country. We fought polio, smallpox, rubella, measles, diphtheria, and so many other diseases; wouldn’t this be the same? We thought people would return to semi-normal life with more gratitude, more... Read the whole entry... »         Comments Thanks, Tim. I am fed up with the inmates trying to run the ... b...
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Welsh slate landscape crowned a World Heritage site

The slate landscape of north-west Wales becomes the 32 UK site to be on Unesco's heritage list.
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Oil settles near $75; sharp U.S. inventory drop counters virus worry | Reuters

Oil settles near $75; sharp U.S. inventory drop counters virus worry | Reuters Oil settled near $75 a barrel on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude inventories fell more sharply than analysts had forecast, bringing the market's focus back to tight supplies rather than rising COVID-19 infections.Crude inventories fell by 4.1 million barrels in the week to July 23, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. Gasoline and distillate fuel stocks also dropped."A rebound in implied demand fo...
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Bologna's Porticoes Are Added to UNESCO's Heritage List

Bologna's 12th-century porticoes, still part of the city's everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List.
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#Dubai based Swvl to list on Nasdaq through $1.5bn SPAC deal

Dubai-based Swvl to list on Nasdaq through $1.5bn SPAC deal Dubai-based Swvl will become the second technology start-up in the Middle East to list on the Nasdaq through a special purpose acquisition company at a valuation of $1.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday.The Cairo-born mass transit and shared mobility services provider is set to go public through a merger with Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, the first SPAC that is led entirely by women.The combined public company will be named Swv...
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How to post videos on Twitter, or embed videos in tweets

You can post videos on Twitter on the mobile app or on your desktop. Shutterstock You can post videos on Twitter by uploading them from your computer or mobile device. You can also post videos on Twitter by copying and pasting a URL to embed in a tweet. Posting videos on Twitter allows you to share more content than you can through a text-based tweet. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The 280-character limit on Twitter can sometimes be limiting. That's why ...
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Opt-In Housekeeping Model Offers Staff Flexibility, Guest Choice

Housekeeping models are shifting as the industry progresses through the COVID-19 pandemic, and operators are met with balancing guest preferences with the current labor market.
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‘I’m excited to see my parents’: Guardian readers on travel-rule easing

EU and US travellers no longer have to self-isolate for 10 days in England but costs of tests remain highCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMinisters have announced that fully vaccinated travellers living in the EU and the US will no longer have to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival in England from an amber country.Under the new rules, which take effect from 4am on Monday, such travellers will still need to test negative before departure and within two days of arrival, ...
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Luxury Travel Service PS Expands Services at LAX

Since its launch in 2017, PS has helped well-heeled travelers, including Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Paul Wesley and Max Greenfield, luxuriously avoid the crowds and lines at LAX. Instead of checking in at terminals, guests arrive at PS’ location just outside the airport on Imperial Highway, where they receive their own private suite, bites from […]
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Chexology Gains Momentum with Product Innovation, Strategic Partnerships and Growth Across the Hospitality Industry

Chexology, a groundbreaking technology that automates transactions involving the exchange of items for a claim ticket, such as luggage storage, coat check, personal items and more, today announced it's entering the second half of 2021 with strong momentum after achieving several key milestones, including new clients, expanded partnerships and strategic product enhancements.
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The “Always” Concept: What We Must Always Do For Our Customers | By Shep Hyken

One of the big concepts we teach in our customer service training programs is the concept of Always. This is the backbone of creating customer amazement. When the customer uses the word always followed by something positive, you are creating a predictable experience, and even more important, you are operating in the zone of amazement. For example, your customers might say:
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Hiking Adventures in Bryce Canyon National Park

  If you are on the lookout for the perfect environment for an adventurous and challenging hike, look no further. Located in the Southern Utah region is the best park that is most suitable for your hiking adventure, the Bryce Canyon National Park. This is a great option to relaxed after you are through playing in $5 minimum deposit casinos. This park hosts hike lovers from time to time and people even come from other countries in the world to experience the wonder of this park. The landscape and...
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Southwest is in a legal battle with 2 flight search engines over whether they breached the airline's terms by displaying cheap fares

A court case aims to resolve the dispute. Stephen M. Keller/Southwest Airlines Flight search engine Skiplagged is seeking a judgement on whether it violated Southwest's terms. The lawsuit came after Southwest sued, another flight-info site, in Texas. The airline sent letters threatening legal action over fare listings, Skiplagged's complaint said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Skiplagged, a flight-information website, has asked a New York court to rule o...
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The best budget hotels in New York for 2021

Editor’s Note: This article was updated in August 2021 to reflect the changing situation around COVID-19 and hotel closures and re-openings. Even as New York recovers from the pandemic, a visit to the Big Apple still means a towering price tag for your hotel. But that doesn’t have to be the case when you check into one of the best budget hotels in New York. As you probably know, on EuroCheapo we keep a full list of cheap hotels in New York. But we thought we help simplify your research for you a...
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MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf bourses gain on corporate earnings boost | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf bourses gain on corporate earnings boost | Reuters Most major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Wednesday, largely supported by strong corporate earnings, while the Dubai index closed lower and was the only laggard.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) rose 0.2%, helped by a 0.4% gain in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 0.6% increase in oil behemoth Saudi Aramco (2222.SE).Ratings firm Fitch raised Aramco's outlook to stable and affirmed its IDR at "A".In Abu ...
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Four exceptional properties join Relais & Châteaux

Four exceptional properties join Relais & Châteaux : Meridian Club Pine Cay, Turks and Caicos, Les Étangs de Corot, Ville-d’Avray, France, Schote, Essen, Germany and Xitan Hotel, Beijing, China.
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These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites

From a prehistoric solar observatory in the middle of a desert to a decades-old railway running through two mountain ranges, find out more about the spectacular destinations newly added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.
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Oil nears $75 as U.S. inventory drop counters virus concerns | Reuters

Oil nears $75 as U.S. inventory drop counters virus concerns | Reuters Oil rose towards $75 a barrel on Wednesday ahead of an industry report expected to show U.S. crude inventories fell, bringing the focus back to a tight supply and demand balance rather than rising coronavirus infections.Official U.S. Energy Information Administration inventory figures are out at 1430 GMT. On Tuesday, two market sources citing American Petroleum Institute figures said crude stocks fell 4.7 million barrels, m...
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#AbuDhabi's Mubadala invests $250mln in biosimulation firm Certara | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala invests $250mln in biosimulation firm Certara | ZAWYA MENA Edition Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company has made an investment worth approximately $250 million in Certara, a Nasdaq-listed biosimulation company.Mubadala and certain existing institutional shareholders of Certara, including a shareholder affiliated with EQT, a private equity company, have entered into an agreement under which an affiliate of Mubadala will purchase an aggregate of 9,615,384 shares at $26 pe...
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No More Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated U.S., European Union Passengers Entering England

Industry members looking to travel to England from the U.S. and the European Union received a shot in the arm on Wednesday, with the U.K. government lifting stringent quarantine requirements. Effective Aug. 2, passengers from countries on the U.K.’s amber list, who have been fully vaccinated in Europe (EU Member States, European Free Trade Association […]
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Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: How to find a hotel that you will love

Hi, can you believe it’s almost August? Summer seems to have whizzed by this year. You may not be reading this at all, because you’re already on vacation. Carry on. We’ll soon be in Greece. But if you are reading this, I got lots of lovely emails from you telling me to keep going with my tips learned from bumbling my way around the world for the last 40 years. So here’s Part 3 (and here are links to the first two parts if you missed them). Last week, I advised you not to take package tours, beca...
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‘We will return’: the battle to save an ancient Palestinian village from demolition

Activists say Lifta, abandoned during the 1948 war, must be preserved in the face of Israeli construction plansThe ancient Palestinian village of Lifta sits on a quiet hillside minutes from Jerusalem’s bustling modern centre. Abandoned when its residents fled during the 1948 war, it has been left unchanged – frozen in time – ever since.Today, however, its overgrown domed stone houses with arched windows, built during the early Ottoman Empire and resting on even older ruins dating back to the Iro...
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Welsh slate landscape becomes UK’s newest world heritage site

Landscape surrounding Snowdonia in Gwynedd is 32nd site in UK to get prestigious global statusThe slate landscape of north-west Wales, said to have “roofed the 19th century world” as its quarries exported slate around the world, has become the UK’s newest Unesco world heritage site.The landscape surrounding Snowdonia in the county of Gwynedd was awarded the prestigious global status – already enjoyed by sites such as the Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu in Peru, and the Grand Canyon in the US –...
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