Public input sought on new Mauna Kea master plan, judge approves prison lawsuit settlement, hospital rationing could lessen care for those over 65, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tourist view Mauna Kea ©2021 All Hawaii News University of Hawaii welcomes public comments on new Maunakea Master Plan. There is a draft of the new Maunakea Master Plan that the University of Hawaii would like public input on. KHON2. Tribune-Herald. KITV4.TMT project manager makes presentation. While construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea has yet to begin, work on the project continues around the world. Tribune-Herald.A U.S. judge has given preliminary approval to a se...
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Week 34: Manfield-Hotspur - the first desirable sporting brand

100 years ago this week: Week 34Sport was an amateur affair in France at the beginning of the 1920s, but those who participated still desired serious equipment. With more and more people taking part, players wanted to look the part and use the same gear as their semi-professional idols. On the football field, one Franco-British brand was starting to corner the market, with success stemming from [Author: Adam]
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How To Set Hotel Sales Team Goals and KPIs In A Time Of Unpredictable Demand | By Doug Kennedy

It’s the time of year when hotel sales leaders are finalizing their budgets for the coming year, and 2022 is certainly a challenging one to set sales goals based on KPIs. First, let’s look at what has been done historically and then explore alternatives.
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Scenes from Japanese summers past

With the heat of the last few months now finally losing its intensity, here are some photos from Japanese summers past. Hot and humid days that were different in so many ways, and yet ultimately perhaps not that different at all.
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Khinkali & Khachapuri Delivery

If you're looking for something interesting delivered to your door Khinkali delivers Georgian Khachapuri breads and enormous Khinkali dumplings straight to your door. These are delivered frozen so you can bake these wonderful boat shaped breads in your oven and feast on these enormous boiled dumplings at home when you want!
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Oil rises to six-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate | Reuters

Oil rises to six-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate | Reuters Oil prices rose to a six-week high on Monday as U.S. output remains slow to return two weeks after Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast and worries another storm could affect output in Texas this week.Those price gains came even though the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) trimmed its world oil demand forecast for the last quarter of 2021 due to the Delta coronavirus variant. read moreBrent future...
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Buyers Are So Hungry for LNG, Tankers Are Lining Up Off #Qatar - Bloomberg

Buyers Are So Hungry for LNG, Tankers Are Lining Up Off Qatar - Bloomberg More than a dozen liquefied natural gas tankers are waiting their turn to fill up at Qatar’s port of Ras Laffan in a clear sign of how tight the global gas market has become. South Korean and Pakistani buyers are among those seeking to maximize shipments under long-term supply contracts with the Middle Eastern emirate, one of the world’s biggest natural gas exporters, according to traders with knowledge of the ma...
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Famed Tahoe ski resort Squaw Valley sheds ‘derogatory’ name

Calling it “the right thing to do,” Lake Tahoe’s legendary Squaw Valley ski resort on Monday announced it is dropping the “derogatory” name it’s held since 1949 in favor of a new one: Palisades Tahoe. The owners of the resort, which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, adopted the new name after a year’s worth of consultation with the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California. Serrell Smokey, chairman of the Washoe Tribal Council, expressed “great appreciation for this positive step forward.” “The Washo...
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Event Temple Expands To Asia Pacific Through Strategic Partnership With McLaren Technologies

Event Temple, the industry leading Group Sales CRM and Event Management platform, has today announced a strategic partnership with McLaren Technologies, Asia Pacific’s leading provider of cloud based technology solutions for hotels, resorts and visitor-based environments.
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3 moments that made Zillow President Susan Daimler

Daimler became president of Zillow in February, but has been honing her leadership skill since her early days as the co-founder of multiple startups.
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Delta, American, and United are canceling flights from Shanghai as a typhoon forces the city's airports to suspend all flights

Typhoon Chanthu could bring up to 11 inches of rain to China's east coast. Dark clouds were already brooding over Shanghai on Sunday. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Shanghai's two airports are suspending all flights because of Typhoon Chanthu. This includes flights operated by Delta, American, United, Qantas, and KLM. "Passenger safety is our number one priority," the Shanghai Airport Authority said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shanghai's two airports are canceli...
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“Safe Access Oahu” starts today – limits restaurants, museums, attractions access to vaccinated or tested visitors

A program designed to reduce COVID-19 infections — “Safe Access Oahu” – starts today, September 13th. It marks a big change in the way visitors will have access to Oahu restaurants, museums and some attractions. Per the website detailing Safe Access Oahu, “customers must show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the previous 48 hours in order to enter the establishment. Children under 12 years old are exempt.” This rule applies to restaurants, bars, gyms, mo...
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We rounded up the best Hyatt hotels for every category tier and price, whether you book in cash or points

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor One of the world's most popular hotel chains, Hyatt has more than 600 properties in the US. Travelers may use World of Hyatt points across all hotel brands, ranging from budget to luxury. We rounded up some of the best Hyatt hotels in the US, whether you plan to earn or use points. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Regular travelers know that the best way to earn the most hotel incent...
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Sandals Resorts International Offers A Travel Industry-First With New Sandals Vacation Assurance Program Included In All Reservations

Sandals Resorts International (SRI), the parent company of the Caribbean's leading luxury all-inclusive resort brands Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, announces the introduction of Sandals Vacation Assurance, the industry's most comprehensive vacation protection program featuring an industry-first guarantee of a free replacement vacation including airfare for guests impacted by COVID-19 related travel interruptions.
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HITEC TV: Where does the PMS sit in the new technology stack?

When it comes to hotel tech, we may all agree that PMSs are at the top of the food chain. It's semantically already in the name itself: a PMS is the SYSTEM used to MANAGE your PROPERTY. This gives the software connotations of centrality in operations. However, a new wave of leaner systems is rising: PMSs are becoming "hubs" rather than all-in-one solutions, using open APIs to allow users to plug in other software and tools as needed. These systems are less about "managing the property," a...
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OPEC expects Delta variant to delay oil demand growth | Reuters

OPEC expects Delta variant to delay oil demand growth | Reuters OPEC on Monday trimmed its world oil demand forecast for the last quarter of 2021 due to the Delta coronavirus variant, saying a further recovery would be delayed until next year when consumption will exceed pre-pandemic rates.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said in a monthly report it expects oil demand to average 99.70 million barrels per day (bpd) in the fourth quarter of 2021, down 110,000 bpd from...
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Hapi Hits Growth Spurt, Adds Customers and Team Members

As hotel companies across the industry accelerate their digital transformation, more of them are turning to Hapi – the hospitality industry’s leading platform for fast and cost-effective connectivity between technology systems – to ensure their new platforms are integrated property and sharing data across the technology stack in real time.
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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dipped 3.4% in August

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index dipped 3.4% in August to a level of 4,911. Year to date through the first eight months of 2021, the stock index was up 7.4%.
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Healing Hotels of the World to Host Masterclasses for Hoteliers

How can we travel consciously as we face the effects of climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic? Together with world-renowned hoteliers who courageously pioneered healing hospitality, Healing Hotels of the World will host two online masterclasses aimed at finding answers to this compelling and important question. The classes will be hosted by Healing Hotels Co-Founders Anne Biging and Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier, business expert and HEALING SUMMIT Co-Founder Claudia Roth and media host Valerie...
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HITEC TV: ROOMDEX, Inc and its Vision of The Hotel Upsell Landscape

The world of hotel upselling is changing rapidly and as we get back to normal, guests will be looking to pamper themselves with early arrivals, late checkouts, and room upgrades, but that is not all. What will the next phase include? Is attribute selling really going to take hold in our industry?
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses end mixed, #AbuDhabi falls most | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses end mixed, Abu Dhabi falls most | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended mixed on Monday, with the Abu Dhabi index falling the most, as investors remained cautious about global economic recovery and the oil market.U.S. House Democrats are expected to propose raising the corporate tax rate to 26.5% from 21% as part of a sweeping plan that includes tax increases on the wealthy, corporations, and investors, according to two people familiar with the mat...
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#UAE central bank issues new anti-money laundering guidance for banks | Reuters

UAE central bank issues new anti-money laundering guidance for banks | Reuters The United Arab Emirates central bank has issued new guidelines to financial institutions on anti-money laundering practices, it said on Monday, the latest of a number of measures launched by the Gulf state to combat illicit financial flows.Banks will be required to develop internal procedures and put in place indicators to identify suspicious transactions and report them to the central bank's Financial Intelligence...
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Fauci says he'd support requiring all US flight passengers to get vaccinated

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on July 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said he supports the idea of mandating vaccinations for air travel, according to an upcoming interview with The Skimm. Fauci's comments come less than a week after President Biden announced a va...
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The Generation Game: Six Hilton Properties to Suit the Entire Family

As a result of the extended time apart, new global research from Hilton reveals that extra-large trips are set to boom as travellers embark on an era of multi-generational holidays.
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Tripadvisor Collaborates with Audible for the Ultimate Travel Audio Entertainment

As we are in the midst of travel planning or embarking on a long awaited adventure, Tripadvisor®, the world's largest travel guidance platform*, today announced a collaboration with Audible, the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling. Together, the collaboration creates the ultimate travel content. Travelers will enjoy Audible's unmatched library of exclusive Originals, audiobooks and podcasts, and "Trip Playlists" created by Tripadvisor Plus that deliver people-powere...
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Radisson Hotel Group on Track to Reach 50 Hotels in North Africa by 2025

Radisson Hotel Group (, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has set a record in its North African expansion, with the signing of nine hotels, to date this year. This has boosted the Group’s North Africa portfolio, comprising of of the Maghreb countries along with Libya and Egypt, to over 30 hotels in operation and under development, placing them firmly on track to reach over 50 hotels by 2025.
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The best laptop bags of 2021 for school and work

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Cuyana; Insider Fashion and function are more critical than ever as remote work continues to trend upward. These laptop bags were selected by experts as the best of 2021 for looks, functionality, durability, and varying price ranges. Read more about why you can trust our tech team to provide the best product recommendations. Remote work will likely continue to be the norm in 2021 and beyond. Mo...
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American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
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#UAE sovereign fund ADIA seeks to sell two Sydney hotels, sources say | Reuters

UAE sovereign fund ADIA seeks to sell two Sydney hotels, sources say | Reuters Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is selling two of its Sydney hotel properties which could fetch the sovereign wealth fund (SWF) about $500 million, two sources familiar with the matter said.The two hotels, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour and IBIS Sydney Darling Harbour, together have about 780 rooms and are the last hotels to be divested from a 31-asset portfolio that ADIA acquired in 2013, they said.In 2016...
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Oil at one-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate | Reuters

Oil at one-week high as U.S. supply concerns dominate | Reuters Oil rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by concerns over shut output in the United States because of damage from Hurricane Ida, with analysts expecting prices to remain rangebound in a stable market over the coming months.Brent crude rose 90 cents, or 1.2%, to $73.82 a barrel by 1049 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was up 99 cents, or 1.4%, at $70.71.Brent has held between $70 and $74 a barrel over the past thr...
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