Hawaii governor tells tourists to stay away as coronavirus surges, Honolulu mayor limits crowds, unvaccinated lead hospital overcrowding, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige tells visitors to stay away from Hawaii. Tourists should stay away from Hawaii, and residents should restrict travel to essential business only at least through the end of October, Gov. David Ige said Monday. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now. Garden Island. Garden Island. Hawaii News Now, KHON2. KITV4. FDA’s approval of Pfizer shot is expected to boost Hawaii COVID vaccinations. Hawaii health officials said the Food and Drug Administration’s full appro...
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92 and 2 Playing Kick the Ball

They both won but didn’t know it.                 [Author: French la Vie]
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©SueFrausePhoto Beginning August 25, regardless of vaccination status, masks will once again be mandatory aboard all BC Ferries and inside terminals for travelers 12 years of age and older. Exceptions include:  Travelers who are inside a vehicle or consuming food/beverages in BC Ferries' designated areas. Travelers with an underlying medical condition or disability that disallows the ability to wear a mask. Travelers unable to place/remove a face covering without assistance. Childr...
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Hawaii’s ultimate farm road trips for the best coffee, fruit, nuts, and chocolate

A road trip around the Big Island of Hawaii is the perfect way to try tropical treats found nowhere else in the United States. The Big Island is like few other islands in the world in that it packs eight of the planet’s 13 climate zones into an area just over 4,000 square miles — perfect for growing an abundance of delicious produce. Farms and producers cater to the public by opening their gates, fences, doors, and hearts to show the process of growing these specialties, and, more importantl...
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React Mobile Enlists Best Buy Business for Hospitality to Aid in Deployment of Panic Buttons and Beacons at Hotels Nationwide

Seattle, August 25 , 2021 — React Mobile has enlisted Best Buy Business to dispatch its Geek Squad® agents for installation assistance of React Mobile’s Employee Safety Device (ESD) solution. With Best Buy locations within 20 miles of most hotels in the U.S., React Mobile can scale installations more quickly to ensure each property is up to date on safety compliance policies.
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134 People Evacuated As Passenger’s Phone Catches Fire On Alaska Airlines Flight

Early in the Trump administration the U.S. banned electronics like laptops on board flights to the U.S. from certain locations. It was a dumb move that compromised airline safety, because when electronics in the cargo hold catch fire, that’s dangerous. When it happens in the passenger cabin it’s easy to contain. That’s what yesterday’s Alaska Airlines flight 751 from New Orleans to Seattle reminds us as a cell phone caught fire in the cabin upon landing. Continue reading 134 People Evacuated As ...
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Should I cancel my Hawaii vacation?

On Monday, August 23, Hawaii Governor David Ige issued a statement urging Hawaii residents and visitors to voluntarily “curtail nonessential travel as hospitals across state reach capacity” amid a record spike in COVID numbers due to community spread of the Delta variant. It was alarming for the people of Hawaii, as it surely is for […] The post Should I cancel my Hawaii vacation? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Watch: This Qantas commercial about the return of travel will give you all the feels

Qantas Airways’ latest commercial tugs at the heartstrings in the hope to encourage more Australians to get vaccinated against COVID-19. While many other nations have opened their borders to foreign tourists, Australia’s have remained closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020. Besides a brief period where the country created a quarantine bubble with New Zealand, most Australian residents have remained at home, missing out on time with friends and family living outside t...
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LUXE Truffle Macaroni Cheese!

This bougie macaroni and cheese is not your ordinary mac and cheese. This truffle mac and cheese is a restaurant style dish that will have you scraping each morsel from your plate and then asking for seconds. It starts with a leek bechamel enriched with truffle cheddar and mozzarella cheeses and then it is baked under a crispy, crunchy buttery crumb topping before getting its final flourish-a shaving of fresh black truffle! This is a pushy recipe for truffle lovers or lovers of luxe mac and chee...
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[Roundup] Hotel Pizza Scam

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 [Roundup] Hotel Pizza Scam...
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Airline pulling out of both Belfast airports
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The first Europe to Asia thru-hike is coming, and you can help build it

The first major trek connecting two continents opens soon. By the summer of 2022, you’ll be able to hike north to south across Armenia. A few years later, you’ll be able to hike a triumphant route across the entire Caucasus Mountains, connecting Europe and Asia in one long, 1,864-mile behemoth of a path called the Transcaucasian Trail. When finished, this trail will connect four countries and more than 20 national parks and UNESCO heritage sites. It will also include climbs on some of the re...
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Oil up 3% on stronger demand outlook; Mexican oil rig outage | Reuters

Oil up 3% on stronger demand outlook; Mexican oil rig outage | Reuters Oil prices rose 3% on Tuesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session, boosted after U.S. regulators issued their first full approval for a COVID-19 vaccine and Mexico suffered a large production outage due to a fire on an oil platform.Brent crude oil futures settled up $2.30, or 3.4%, at $71.05 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) gained $1.90, or 2.9%, to settle at $67.54.Last week, both benchmarks ...
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American Airlines Business Class Lounges – And First Class Dining – Start Re-Opening Next Month

American Airlines now has firm re-opening dates for the New York JFK Flagship business class lounges and first class dining rooms, and even an update on the orphaned Flagship Dining facility at LAX - as well as new celebrity chef cuisine for these lounges and new bath amenities. Continue reading American Airlines Business Class Lounges – And First Class Dining – Start Re-Opening Next Month...
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How to make the most of your trip to the ‘Niagara Falls of the West’

When you think of waterfalls in North America, there’s a good chance that Niagara Falls is top of mind. While those falls are certainly majestic, they’re not even close to the highest. Falls in Yosemite and Hawaii are also easy to point to. Waterfalls in Idaho, however, probably don’t crack your top 10. Well, they should. Idaho is home to some of the country’s most stunning natural beauty, not least of which is Shoshone Falls. Dubbed the “Niagara Falls of the West,” Shoshone sits just outsid...
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Agility applies for licence to set up #Kuwait's first digital bank

Agility applies for licence to set up Kuwait's first digital bank Kuwait-based Agility, one of the largest logistics companies in the Mena region, has applied for a licence to establish a digital bank as it pivots towards digital banking services in response to changing customer behaviour.The move is part of the company's "ongoing focus on digital initiatives", vice chairman and chief executive Tarek Al Essa said on Tuesday in a statement to the Dubai Financial Market, where its shares are tra...
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These are the only 8 hotels you should consider when visiting Atlantic City

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City, New Jersey is often dubbed Vegas of the East Coast for its casinos. However, there are many reasons to visit beyond gaming, including beaches, a boardwalk, and hotels. Hotels range from historic Art Deco to luxury towers. Some should be avoided but many stand out. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky At first glance, the Atlantic City, New Jersey hotel scene might see...
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What travelers with a bleeding disorder need to know before their trip

In addition to purchasing travel insurance, booking accommodations, and getting up-to-date on immunizations, people with a bleeding disorder, such as hemophilia or Von Willebrand disease, need to take extra precautions before setting out on a travel excursion. Whether it be a short business engagement or a multi-week escape from home, follow these tips to keep your travels safe and smooth. Talk to the Hemophilia Treatment Center There are over 140 federally-funded Hemophilia Treatment Cent...
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MythBusters: Recovery Edition – Part Two | By Mark Lewis-Brown

As I mentioned in Part One of this article, there are many mixed messages floating around in the hospitality industry today about how/what hoteliers need to do/buy in order to be profitable in the “new normal” that we’re all facing. (If you missed Part One, stop reading immediately – no, seriously… immediately! – and read it first.)
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UNESCO Calls For Preservation Of Afghanistan’s Heritage, But Who Will Actually Protect It?

As an executive of the Institute for Art and Law tweeted: “It would be for other states, or international bodies like the United Nations, to seek enforcement.” Uh-huh … – The Art Newspaper
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Watch: World’s fastest-accelerating roller coaster closes after riders break bones

Japan’s Do-Dodonpa roller coaster, known as the world’s fastest-accelerating roller coaster and the fastest in Japan, is closed until further notice. The roller coaster is one of many attractions in Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland, a theme park located at the foot of Mount Fuji. Do-Dodonpa can reach speeds of 111.8 miles per hour and can go from zero to 111.8 miles per hour in just 1.56 seconds — ​​ “super death” acceleration, according to the theme park’s website. The world’s fastest-accelerati...
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Industry Leaders Cvent and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Extend Long-Standing Strategic Partnership

Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider, and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest global meeting and event industry association, announced the extension of their strategic partnership through 2024. Together, Cvent and MPI will continue to deliver educational opportunities and thought leadership content to MPI’s global community of more than 60,000 meeting and event professionals. In addition, Cvent’s technology will be used to provide...
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Beyond Fossil Fuels: State Oil Producers Reach for Net Zero - Bloomberg

Beyond Fossil Fuels: State Oil Producers Reach for Net Zero - Bloomberg Petroleos Mexicanos left investors with more questions than answers after it announced in late July that it would be disclosing its greenhouse gas emissions on a more regular basis — then refused to discuss why they’d soared by double-digits from April to June, compared to a year ago.The moment was awkward to say the least, but analysts also welcomed it as a first wobbly step in a segment of the fossil fuel industry that’s...
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Oil, Politics to Shape Long-Term Outlook for #SaudiArabia - Bloomberg video

Oil, Politics to Shape Long-Term Outlook for Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg Florence Eid Oakden, Arabia Monitor, Founder/CEO, discusses the re-opening of the Saudi economy. She speaks with Yousef Gamal El-Din and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg) [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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Rudy Giuliani Shaving While Eating Soup Inside New York JFK Delta Lounge

Rudy Giuliani was caught shaving while eating at a table inside a Delta Air Lines lounge at New York JFK. Despite having rather nice restrooms - the normal place you'd shave in an airport - he chose to use the selfie camera on his iPad as a mirror and take breaks between soup and snacks to clean up his face. No one got close enough to verify whether his shavings got into the soup. Continue reading Rudy Giuliani Shaving While Eating Soup Inside New York JFK Delta Lounge...
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RPT-COLUMN-Demand only one side of LNG price surge, supply cut by outages: Russell | Reuters

RPT-COLUMN-Demand only one side of LNG price surge, supply cut by outages: Russell | Reuters The spot price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia is usually at a seasonal low in August in what is historically the shoulder season between summer and winter peak demand.That the price of spot cargoes LNG-AS is at the highest for this time of year since 2013 has been largely put down to robust demand from top importers such as China, and a determination among buyers to ensure natural gas stocks ar...
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