Pop of Color

Pop of color perfect dose to brighten the spirit. To poke, "Live brightly, boldly, be beautiful you!"                     [Author: French la Vie]
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Hotel occupancy drops, Blangiardi extends restrictions, grants may pay for Kauai cesspool conversion, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki ©2021 All Hawaii News Statewide hotel occupancy took double-digit dive in August. Statewide occupancy in August was 73.4%, according to a report released Monday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority which was based on data from Tennessee- based STR. The results were 10.7 percentage points below August 2019 when the pre­pandemic occupancy was 84.1%. Star-Advertiser.Lieutenant Governor Wants More Health Care Resources, Not Rationed Care. Hawaiʻi Lt. Gov. Jos...
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Some of the best hotels in Las Vegas aren't on the Strip - here's where to find a great stay starting at $30

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor The Las Vegas Strip draws millions, but locals know that's not the real heart of the city. Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont Street, and suburbs are more authentic with cheaper casinos and hotels. Some of the best Las Vegas hotels are off-Strip, from retro motels to luxury amid the Red Rocks. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The Las Vegas Strip is the city's glitzy, showy draw, luring ...
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John Boyega Joins Viola Davis In The Woman King, A Historical Epic From The Old Guard Director

John Boyega will be starring in "The Woman King," a TriStar Pictures feature that is inspired by true events from the Kingdom of Dahomey, an African nation that held significant power in the 18th and 19th centuries.Boyega joins actors Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu in the movie, which will be directed by "The Old Guard" filmmaker, Gina Prince-Bythewood. An Epic Film Based On Real Events The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of Boyega's casting. The epic film follows Nanisca (Davis), the general of ...
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Paris Photos

I got out and met a friend the other day here in Paris. Here are a few photos that I took. I don’t know if this bench is meant to look like a flying carpet or not, but it did to me. A very common sight around Paris in front of restaurants. A door across the way. I need to come back one evening and get a photo with that blue neon light over the door making everything interesting. These look yummy. Meringue balls inside a dough of some sort, then rolled in nuts. Ru...
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The BEST HEALTHY Fish & Scalloped Potato Pie!

It's spring and autumn time and you might be looking for something lighter like a healthy salmon and potato pie. This feeds 6 people and has a delicious topping of scalloped potatoes and smoked cheddar cheese! This is so delicious and you really can't tell that it's full of goodness-this is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
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Oil edges up, as investors worry about global demand | Reuters

Oil edges up, as investors worry about global demand | Reuters Oil prices rose modestly in a see-saw session on Tuesday, as concerns about the global consumption outlook counterbalanced the struggle by big OPEC producers to pump enough supply to meet growing demand.Both benchmarks were at one point up by $1 per barrel, but Brent crude pared gains and settled just up 44 cents at $74.36 a barrel, after falling by almost 2% on Monday.The October West Texas Intermediate (WTI) contract , which expi...
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To Move or Not to Move

Weren’t you supposed to move to Shanghai? I sure was, and I still am, but since accepting my new role at Ubisoft Shanghai back in May (and then starting to work for the studio at the start of July), we finally (hopefully) have more of an idea of when that’s going to happen. Indeed, ever since the start of summer, we have been without news on when we would be able to apply for visas (for both my wife and I) to make the move. When I accepted the role, the thought was that things were going t...
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The 5 best coolers of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Whether you're an occasional picnicker or an itinerant outdoorsperson, a cooler is a must-own item. The best coolers should retain ice for at least 24 hours, have a durable design, and be easy to transport. Our top pick, Yeti's Tundra 75, is durable and has the best ice and temperature retention of any cooler we've tested. Buying a cooler these days can be perplexing. Type "best cooler" into Google and amidst a sea of advertisements, you'll als...
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Blow up your Instagram with these 10 over-the-top hotels in the US

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Saguaro When choosing a hotel, social media-minded travelers place a high value on a visual appeal. Many hotels design with Instagram in mind, with decor ranging from highly curated to eccentric. We found the most photogenic hotels across the US with options for all budgets and travelers. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The saying goes, "pics or it didn't happen," and when it comes to trav...
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BnBerry: A Partner to Help You Profit from the New Way Guests Book Travel

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As tensions ease, Turkey says talks to #UAE on energy investment | Reuters

As tensions ease, Turkey says talks to UAE on energy investment | Reuters Turkey is in talks with the United Arab Emirates over investment in its energy sector, Turkey's deputy energy minister said on Tuesday, after the sides called a truce on their bitter rivalry.After contacts between intelligence and government officials eased tensions, the UAE this month said it was seeking deeper trade and economic ties with Turkey and seven other countries as it looks to defend its global business hub st...
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Caesars Entertainment and Nobu Hospitality Strengthen Partnership with Three New Locations Across The US

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and Nobu Hospitality – the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper – today announced the expansion of its longstanding partnership with two new Nobu Hotels and restaurants at Harrah’s New Orleans and Caesars Atlantic City, a Nobu restaurant at Paris Las Vegas and a refresh of the first Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
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Cloudbeds to make HITEC debut

Cloudbeds, the hospitality industry’s fastest-growing technology provider, today announced its attendance at the HITEC, the world’s largest hospitality technology show. Company executives, including Adam Harris, CEO and Co-Founder, and Sebastien Leitner, VP of Partnerships and President of HEDNA, will be attending. Event attendees will learn about the innovative products and services the company added to its award-winning Cloudbeds Hospitality Platform, including the recently released Clo...
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Airbus revealed a new version of its CityAirbus flying EV built to fly quietly over urban areas

CityAirbus NextGen Airbus Airbus has revealed a next-generation CityAirbus electric plane, a "flying taxi" built for urban areas. CityAirbus is in the design phase but is being developed to fly a range of 80 km at 120 km/hour. Noise reduction is a key feature of the plane, which is expected to operate at lower than 70 dBa. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airbus has revealed the latest edition of CityAirbus, the company's zero-emission electric vehicle built to fly in n...
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2020-21 Australian accommodation monitor shows performance divide between capitals and regional areas

Australian accommodation declines for the 2020-21 financial year were worse for capital markets than regional areas, according to STR’s collection of national accommodation statistics through the Australian Accommodation Monitor.
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Choice Hotels' Upscale Brands Continue Portfolio Growth

Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) upscale brands, the Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels, achieved impressive domestic room count growth of 24% year-over-year and outperformed local competitors in RevPAR share gains by 12 and 14 percentage points respectively in the first half of 2021. The success of Ascend, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels, and Cambria, designed for modern travelers with a distinct local experience, further validates the co...
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Wynn Resorts Announces Corporate Sustainability Goals With Release Of Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Wynn Resorts today issued its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which includes the Company's collective pledges and defined goals to decrease emissions and confront the mounting risk of climate change. The report also outlines how Wynn Resorts ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic ran parallel to achieving a gamut of progressive ESG and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) goals, with significant strides made in community outreach and crisis relief efforts, respons...
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The Glasgow Declaration: An urgent global call for commitment to a decade of climate action in tourism

In preparation for COP26, two information sessions were held today on the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism. The Declaration, developed by a collaborative group of leading organizations, is an urgent call for all stakeholders to commit to a decade of climate action in tourism.
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US Hoteliers Pivot To Meet Cities' Proof of Vaccination Rules

Hoteliers in several U.S. cities have had to quickly adapt to new COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements over the past few weeks.
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Preparing for Safe, Efficient, and Productive Meetings and Events in a Vaccinated World | By Dan Fenton

Now that vaccines are becoming more readily available in the U.S., hotels have geared up to meet the pent-up demand for face-to-face meetings and the overwhelming desire for social interaction while continuing to ensure the health and safety of attendees.
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Hotel Bookings Globally Hit Their Highest Point Since The Start Of The Pandemic | By Mike Ford

While uncertainty continues to dominate headlines, there is a new constant that remains chronically underreported. Booked travel. In fact, it’s now been four consecutive months that hotel bookings globally have remained over 60% of 2019 levels. As I write this, they’re sitting at 70% – their highest point since the pandemic began. Let’s examine why.
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The Ultimate Guide to Hotel CRM & E-Mail Marketing Software from HotelTechReport

Hotel Tech Report launched the “Official Hotel CRM & E-Mail Marketing Software Guide 2022” featuring dailypoint™. The guide is now available free of charge to the entire hotel community, for which – gearing up for the post-Covid hospitality boom – competition will be fierce and new avenues need to be explored.
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Above Property® to Showcase Game-Changing Microservices Platform at HITEC 2021 in Dallas

Above Property®, a full-service provider of innovative, scalable, and services-oriented platforms, will showcase its latest innovations for travel and hospitality — including Hotel in a Box and Above Property Services (APS), a web service-based multi-cloud platform — at the annual Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC).
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Personal data of 100 million Thailand travellers exposedPersonal data of 100 million Thailand travellers exposed

Cybersecurity firm discovered unprotected traveller data online
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"... I’ve got a calling in life. And that is to inspire Americans to venture beyond Orlando. The practical goal is to get people who have been to Disney World four or five times to try Portugal. It won’t bite you...."

"I make dad jokes, and I’m a sucker for alliteration. I think people want to be put at ease. Like, it’s O.K. to be a little dorky. It’s O.K. to laugh in a museum. You can be looking at the 'Pietà' and you can still laugh.... For a lot of people, their default is, 'O.K., I want to drink, and my favorite drink is this Martini.' Well, you’ve got to get away from that when you’re travelling, O.K.? The question is not, Where can I get my drink? but, What do local people drink here?... When I’m in Gre...
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Refrigeration Mechanic wanted in Canada

  ·         Saskatoon ·         $35 CAD/hour Job description Come to sunny Saskatchewan to work as a full time Refrigerator Mechanic Full time 32 hrs per week Duties: Installing including rough-in (first fix) of a variety of Split AC systems, Rooftop condensers and associated AC systems    Equipment Start Up’s – general HVAC, controls and hydronic, service support and warranty work on all installations Testing, inspecting installed systems and tr...
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#Saudi Wealth Fund Plans Green Bond, Works With BlackRock on ESG - Bloomberg

Saudi Wealth Fund Plans Green Bond, Works With BlackRock on ESG - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s $430 billion sovereign wealth fund plans to announce its first green debt issuance and is working with BlackRock Inc. on a framework incorporating environmental, social and governance principles.The Public Investment Fund will announce the green issuance “very soon,” Governor Yasir Al-Rumayyan said in a virtual event on Tuesday.“We’re working with many partners from all over the world, domestically and i...
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OPEC+ struggles to pump more oil to meet rising demand | Reuters

OPEC+ struggles to pump more oil to meet rising demand | Reuters OPEC and its allies struggled again to pump enough oil in August to meet global demand as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, potentially adding to upward pressures on oil prices.Several OPEC+ members such as Nigeria, Angola and Kazakhstan have struggled in recent months to raise output due to years of under-investment or large maintenance work that has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Cheating and producing above tar...
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