I Confess

Thank you Rebecca for posting this I had to share it.                 [Author: French la Vie]
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Ige mulls new COVID restrictions as hospitals erect triage tents, quarantine spaces dwindle, anti-VAX rallies rage across the state, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Anti-VAX rally on Maui PC:Annette Ammasi public Facebook post Gov. David Ige looking at new COVID-19 restrictions for Hawaii. Gov. David Ige is looking at reimposing restrictions, including limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings, to try to dampen the surge in COVID-19 cases that’s threatening to overwhelm the state’s health care system. He’s expected to make an announcement by the end of the week. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Hawaii Doesn’t Have Enough Quarantine Rooms For COVID Pat...
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Earn 2,500 Bonus Points Per Stay in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland 2021 With Marriott Bonvoy

You can earn 2,500 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points per stay when you stay a minimum of two consecutive nights at your choice of 31 different hotel and resort properties in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland through Friday, October 22, 2021... ...but you must... The post Earn 2,500 Bonus Points Per Stay in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland 2021 With Marriott Bonvoy appeared first on The Gate.
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Woman Goes Viral For Showing Up To The Airport A Year Early For Her Flight

I've made some big mistakes in my travels like booking a hotel for the wrong month and even showing up at the wrong hotel because I know where I stay near the Miami airport every single time . I've never booked a ticket to the wrong city, like flying to Rochester, Minnesota instead of Rochester, New York or Sydney in Nova Scotia instead of Sydney, Australia. One woman, though, showed up at the airport and is going viral on TikTok for booking a ticket for the wrong year. She showed up at th...
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MELTING Jamaican Beef Short Ribs With Rice & Peas and Pikliz

Foolproof, melting beef short ribs but with a delicious Jamaican flavour? If you love Caribbean flavours then you'll adore these tender beef short ribs that fall off the bone with a curry rich in aromatic spices. Pair it with Jamaican Rice and Peas aka coconut rice with kidney beans and punchy Haitian pickles aka Pikliz and you've got the makings for a truly delicious meal with flavours from the Caribbean! This is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
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Uber Visa Being Discontinued, Shows How Uber Gave Up On Its Vision Of World Domination

The Uber credit card was supposed to be the centerpiece of Uber's strategy to build its own currency , Uber credits, which would become ubiquitous as a payment system not just for Uber products but outside of the Uber ecosystem. The primary way these credits would be generated would be through the co-brand credit card, and they'd hopefully become spendable everywhere at retail. Just as the refresh was reaching the finish line, Uber laid off a large portion of its marketing staff, including peo...
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Grand Ole Opry: Why People Love Country Music So Much

Country music is a special genre of music, and those who do love it do so passionately. The reasons are quite obvious; country music has a way it plays into our feelings, culture, and emotions. It doesn’t matter that it is an old music genre; country music still continues to control the airwaves to date. One of the things that make country music special is the various music options available. There is gospel, country music, and love songs. There’s virtually no type of music that you can’t get...
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How to Pass Time on a Train, Bus, or Plane

If you are one of those people that gets restless easily, long journeys can be like torture. The idea of sitting in one place for hours on end can be scary in itself for some people. Combine that with having nothing to do and you have got yourself a real nightmare. Fortunately, there are loads of things you can do to pass the time. This guide will look at some of the best ways to pass the time on a train, bus, or plane.  Play games on your mobile The world of mobile gaming is vast. There...
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Oil up 3%; forecast for better U.S. fuel demand feeds rebound | Reuters

Oil up 3%; forecast for better U.S. fuel demand feeds rebound | Reuters Oil prices rose 3% on Tuesday, rebounding from recent losses on signs of rising fuel demand in the United States despite a surge in COVID-19 cases.Brent crude rose $1.59, or 2.3%, to settle at $70.63 a barrel and U.S. oil climbed $1.81, or 2.7%, to end the session at $68.29 a barrel.Both contracts dropped around 2.5% on Monday, and last week notched their biggest losses in months as infections surged in major global oil co...
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Norwegian Cruises to Demand Passengers Show Vaccine Proof

Read the full article on at - Norwegian Cruises to Demand Passengers Show Vaccine Proof A U.S. judge has allowed Norwegian Cruises to demand passengers show proof of COVID-19 vaccines before they board. I spoke about this ruling on NewsNation Now. Press play! The post Norwegian Cruises to Demand Passengers Show Vaccine Proof appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Is This New Plane Garish, Or Star Spangled Awesome?

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Is This New Plane Garish, Or Star Spangled Awesome?...
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How Independent Hotels Can Leverage Their PMS System for Mobile Interactions, No Mobile App Download Required | By Warren Dehan

The hotel business is not getting simpler any time soon, but independent hotels are still able to compete on a level playing field against properties with support from larger brands. Investing in new technology is often a challenge with operators trying to control margins in an economy that just began to rebound. Fortunately, many of the capabilities that would aid independent hotels most are already baked directly into the hotel’s property-management system.
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Costco Connection August 2021: Cancun

Read the full article on at - Costco Connection August 2021: Cancun On the northeastern border of Quintana Roo, Mexico’s youngest and most-visited state, is Cancun, one of the country’s most popular destinations. The all-inclusive resorts that line the beach offer everything from great family travel opportunities to romantic getaways, fantastic food choices and innumerable on-property and water activities. It can be tough to tear yourself away,... The post Costco Connection Au...
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Judge sides with Norwegian, allows cruise lines to ask for COVID-19 vaccine proof in Florida – for now

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will be allowed to require passengers to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination when boarding cruises from Florida.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Can Gig Workers Solve the Hotel Labor Crisis? | By Rayna Katz

When the pandemic shut down travel, forcing hoteliers to furlough or layoff large swaths of their teams, employers weren’t thinking about the long-term impact—they were in crisis mode, trying to staunch the bleeding.
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses ease, banks buoy #Saudi index | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses ease, banks buoy Saudi index | Reuters Dubai's share index ended an eight-session winning streak on Tuesday and most other major stock markets in the Gulf also retreated, but the Saudi market rose thanks to gains in banks.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index advanced 0.9%, with Saudi National Bank (1180.SE) rising 3.5%, a day after the country's largest lender proposed a cash dividend of 0.65 riyal per share for the first half.Among other gainers, Dallah Healthc...
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Lockdown Could Cut #Israel Growth by Half Point: Central Bank - Bloomberg

Lockdown Could Cut Israel Growth by Half Point: Central Bank - Bloomberg A fourth coronavirus lockdown could cut Israel’s economic growth by half a percentage point, Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron told Bloomberg TV, adding that the central bank wasn’t bound by a ceiling on a major relief program of foreign-currency purchases. “We have to make every conceivable effort to avoid a lockdown,” Yaron said in an interview on Tuesday, urging the government to expand the eligiblity of booster shots...
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I flew on Tailwind Air, the seaplane airline that flies between New York and Boston - I'd choose it over Acela in a heartbeat

Flying on a Tailwind Air seaplane. Thomas Pallini/Insider Tailwind Air just launched seaplane flights between New York City and Boston. The short flights leave from New York's East River and Boston Harbor, providing unique city views. Easy access and short flight times make it better than Amtrak's Acela in terms of convenience. See more stories on Insider's business page. Less than 200 miles separate New York and Boston, but traveling between the two cities is anything but ...
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Eritrea News: #Qatar Bank Asks U.S. Court to Enforce $300 Million Debt Ruling - Bloomberg

Eritrea News: Qatar Bank Asks U.S. Court to Enforce $300 Million Debt Ruling - Bloomberg Qatar National Bank QPSC, the Middle East’s biggest lender, asked a U.S. court to order Eritrea to pay nearly $300 million of debt after the Horn of Africa nation refused to participate in two lawsuits.The Doha-based bank requested a judgment by default from a federal court in Washington on Friday after Eritrea failed to respond to the bank’s claim seeking to enforce a U.K. ruling in 2019. QNB alleges that...
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Traveling While In Debt: Can You Be Stopped At Airport For Debt?

Traveling is really wonderful, and it’s something that everyone should do. At least one time per year. But I know that everyday life can get complicated, and even more complicated if you are dealing with debt. You must be thinking, “Can I travel while in debt?” That’s why I put up research for traveling while in debt. Despite being a “bad idea” traveling while you need to pay debts and other stuff, you should not let this make you feel bad.Debts are pretty common and by the time you read this yo...
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High Uber Price? Curb May Help

Read the full article on at - High Uber Price? Curb May Help The other day I went online from my mobile phone and ordered an Uber for a ride about 50 blocks in Manhattan at 11 a.m. It was not exactly peak travel time. The quote was a whopping $53 dollars and a 10 minute wait. While I was recovering from that sticker shock, an empty yellow... The post High Uber Price? Curb May Help appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Share a family-friendly UK bank holiday idea for the chance to win a £200 voucher

We’d love to hear your suggestions for August bank holiday activities in the UK. The best tip wins £200 towards a Sawday’s stayWith the August bank holiday weekend round the corner, we’re after suggestions for great family days out in the UK. Maybe it’s following an art trail through woods, kite-flying on a windy hilltop, chilling on a city beach or visiting an open-air cinema. We want to hear about your plans – and free ideas are even better!If you have a relevant photo, do send it in – but it’...
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Six COVID-19 cases emerged on my Royal Caribbean cruise. Here's why I didn't panic

After six COVID-19 cases were identified on my Royal Caribbean cruise, the cruise line mitigated risk of transmission with smart COVID protocols.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bol de légumes « crispy miso »

Ouf, ça y est : j’ai retrouvé ma main droite… J’ai officiellement le droit de ranger au placard les deux attelles qui m’ont fait jouer à Goldorak pendant six bonnes semaines. Bon, je ne suis pas prête de refaire la posture duLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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HotelPlanner and Enter Three-Way Merger with Astrea Acquisition Corp.

HotelPlanner, a hotel and event booking technology platform,, a premier online travel agency, and Astrea Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ASAXU), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive three-way merger agreement for a business combination.
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STR: 2021-22 School Break Calendars Revert To More Traditional Learning

After a year of shifts toward e-learning throughout the U.S., STR’s annual School Break Reportshows less scheduled remote coursework on the academic calendar for the upcoming year.
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The Importance of Building Diverse Teams | By Prince Sanders

It can be easy to fall into old habits. Order the same meals at the same restaurants because you know you like them. Go to the same places, watch the same shows on Netflix, and engage in the same activities because you know they work for you.
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LBA Hospitality Acquires Management For Two Hotels In Statesboro, Georgia

LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, today announced that it has acquired new management contracts on the Hampton Inn Statesboro and the Home 2 Suites Statesboro. Both Hilton-branded hotels are owned by BPR Properties of High Point, North Carolina.
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Peter Answers Your Coronavirus Questions – August 10, 2021

Read the full article on at - Peter Answers Your Coronavirus Questions – August 10, 2021 Peter answers your questions on airfare prices, travel insurance, travel to Europe, and more.   Each week during our CBS Radio Show, Eye on Travel, Peter answers your travel questions.   You can ask Peter your own travel questions by emailing him at [email protected] or tweeting him your questions @petersgreenberg (include #AskPeter). The post Peter Answers Your Coronavirus Question...
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Coronavirus Travel Update

Now that travel to Italy and France is once again possible, as things are starting to slowly open back up, I though I would share a coronavirus travel update and a few tips that might help in planning that long-awaited trip. CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL UPDATE FOR ITALY AND FRANCE   Proof of Vaccination, Negative Covid Tests and Masks are the Norm Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid tests) and masks are still required to fly to Italy and France in order to avoid the mandatory quarantine. But th...
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