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Overcome Labor Shortages with Technology – a Guide to Cost Effective Solutions | By Byron Webster

In 2006, Tourism Australia launched an advertising campaign which coined the phrase ‘So where the bloody hell are you?’. Most hoteliers will have been asking themselves that same question over the last two years, albeit with slightly less Australian flavour on the language. After 2 years of the pandemic, the appetite for travel is insatiable. And while guests are returning, and occupancy levels rising, staff are scarce, with many operators now struggling to maintain service standards with...
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Maui enacts hotel moratorium, first cruise ship in almost 2 years docks at Honolulu Harbor, PUC chairman stepping down, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Flowers and fruit at Hawaii farmers market ©2022 All Hawaii News A New Crop Of Farmers Is Helping Hawaii Grow More Food. It’s not easy to make a living in agriculture. But some intrepid residents are trying to answer the state’s call to wean the islands off imported food. Civil Beat.Interest is high now that electric guns are legal to buy and carry in Hawaii. The sale and possession of electronic guns became legal in Hawaii on Jan. 1, but it will be at least several weeks before they...
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“Mass formation” #1 – A concept invented by Freud in 1921

This concept has recently surfaced and I thought I’d have a quick look at its origin. There seems to be no standard book on this topic but this 1988 article has a discussion: GROUP FORMATION AND IDEOLOGY. TEXT AND CONTEXT by MAX HERNANDEZ – The International Journal of Psycho-Analysis; Jan 1, 1988; 69, Periodicals Archive […]
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Kyle A. Beattie paper – that vaccines increase covid deaths – IS WRONG

Someone’s shared this November 2021 pre-print: Worldwide Bayesian Causal Impact Analysis of Vaccine Administration on Deaths and Cases Associated with COVID-19: A BigData Analysis of 145 Countries Of the 128 countries studied: 89.84% of statistically significant countries showed an increase in total deaths per million associated with COVID-19 due directly to the causal impact of treatment […]
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Beautifully bleak scenes of a Japanese village in a snow storm

Before leaving Tokyo for a little while at the end of last year, the snow we were looking forward to seeing wasn’t exactly thick on the ground. By the time we got to our destination, however, it was a different story altogether, and on this particular day, fallen trees blocked the expressway, visibility was often minimal, and shooting was a challenge to say the very least. It was though a thoroughly enjoyable challenge, and when the scenery is as beautifully bleak as this, putting up with a bit ...
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UniFocus Unveils Predictive Scheduling, a Powerful Tool Ensuring Fair Workweek Compliance and Effective Labor Coverage

DALLAS, TX—January 11, 2021— UniFocus, the leading provider of Workforce Management Systems, has today announced its launch of intelligent predictive scheduling capabilities for its Labor Management and Time & Attendance solutions, providing today’s hoteliers with the instantly accessible intelligence they need to successfully pivot their business operations in response to the growth in fair workweek laws. With UniFocus’ predictive scheduling feature, managers can finally balance fair wor...
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The Fruitologist, Rozelle

It was a sticky, hot summer's day when Mr NQN and I took a drive to The Fruitologist in Rozelle for acai and smoothie bowls, smoothies and juices. It is both a fruit shop and cafe where the produce gleams and is perfectly displayed. One of the main drawcards is the outdoor cafe and its range of bowls and smoothies.
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#Qatar, #SaudiArabia halt WTO efforts to resolve piracy broadcast dispute | Reuters

Qatar, Saudi Arabia halt WTO efforts to resolve piracy broadcast dispute | Reuters Qatar and Saudi Arabia have halted efforts at the World Trade Organization to resolve a dispute over the alleged piracy of content produced by Doha-owned sports and entertainment channel beIN.The two countries notified the WTO they were "mutually" suspending their remaining requests before its dispute resolution body, notices published by the WTO on Friday show.Saudi Arabia had appealed against the WTO panel's 2...
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Oil prices fall on demand concerns and rising Libyan output | Reuters

Oil prices fall on demand concerns and rising Libyan output | Reuters Oil prices fell Monday as concerns about demand fears stoked by the rapid global rise in Omicron coronavirus infections overtook concerns about oil supply reduction from Kazakhstan.Brent crude fell 88 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $80.87 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 67 cents, or 0.9%, at $78.23.In early trade, both contracts rose by about 50 cents."Oil prices are following the stock market lower...
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American Airlines is receiving backlash over its response to a pilot's 'Let's Go Brandon' bag tag

American Airlines aircraft.Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images A Twitter user posted a photo of an American Airlines pilot with a "Let's Go Brandon" bag tag. American responded to the complaint saying it would send the information to the proper team. The airline's Twitter reply sparked backlash, with some users accusing American of a double standard. American Airlines is receiving backlash over its Twitter response to a pilot's "Let's Go Brandon" bag tag.On Saturday, Twitter u...
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Major Mena banks to post 29% jump in fourth- quarter earnings, EFG Hermes says

Major Mena banks to post 29% jump in fourth- quarter earnings, EFG Hermes says Major banks in the Middle East and North Africa are expected to post a 29 per cent annual increase in their aggregate fourth-quarter income, led by lenders in Saudi Arabia and the UAE amid continued economic recovery, Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes said.Saudi Arabian banks included in the research by EFG Hermes are expected to report a 32 per cent growth in earnings for the last three months of 2021, the Egypti...
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#SaudiArabia's biggest lender hires banks for sustainable sukuk -document | Reuters

Saudi Arabia's biggest lender hires banks for sustainable sukuk -document | Reuters Saudi National Bank, the kingdom's biggest lender, has mandated banks to arrange investor meetings ahead of a planned issuance of inaugural sustainable Islamic bonds or sukuk, a document seen by Reuters showed.SNB has mandated HSBC as sole ESG structuring agent, and Citigroup, Emirates NBD Capital, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Mizuho Securities and SNB Capital as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners to arrange inv...
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#AbuDhabi solar firm Sweihan aims to raise over $700 mln with green bond issue | Reuters

Abu Dhabi solar firm Sweihan aims to raise over $700 mln with green bond issue | Reuters Abu Dhabi solar energy firm Sweihan PV Power Company aims to raise more than $700 million through the sale of amortising green bonds, an investor presentation reviewed by Reuters on Monday showed.Sweihan owns the Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant, the largest such facility in the United Arab Emirates, which began commercial operations in 2019. The company is 60% indirectly owned by Abu Dhabi's TAQA (TAQA.AD), whi...
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EIG-led investors in Aramco oil pipelines hire banks for dual-tranche bonds | Reuters

EIG-led investors in Aramco oil pipelines hire banks for dual-tranche bonds | Reuters EIG Pearl Holdings, owned by investors in Saudi Aramco's oil pipelines network, has hired Citi (C.N) and JPMorgan (JPM.N) to arrange investor calls for the sale of dual-tranche U.S. dollar-denominated amortising bonds, a document showed on Monday.EIG Pearl Holdings, the issuer, is 89.45% indirectly owned by an "aggregator vehicle" managed by EIG Management Company LLC and its affiliates and 10.55% owned by a ...
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RLJ Completes Acquisition of Moxy Denver Cherry Creek and Disposition of DoubleTree Metropolitan

RLJ Lodging Trust (the “Company”) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced that it has acquired the 170-room Moxy Denver Cherry Creek (“Moxy Cherry Creek”) for a purchase price of $51.3 million, or approximately $301,000 per key and completed the disposition of the 764-room DoubleTree Hotel Metropolitan New York City (the “DoubleTree Metropolitan”) for gross proceeds of $169.0 million.
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McKibbon Hospitality Celebrates Considerable Growth in 2021

McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, is pleased to announce the addition of 19 new hotels and 2,280 total guestrooms to its ever-growing management portfolio in 2021. This considerable portfolio growth paired with McKibbon’s valued workforce building back to more than 2,300 associates this year, is a clear and promising indication of the company’s ongoing recovery, revitalization and overall upward trajectory following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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#Kuwait's KGOC signs MOU with #Saudi Chevron to export surplus gas from Wafra joint operations area - Kuwaiti state news agency | Reuters

Kuwait's KGOC signs MOU with Saudi chevron to export surplus gas from Wafra joint operations area - Kuwaiti state news agency | Reuters Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) signs a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Arabian Chevron to export surplus gas from Wafra joint operations area, Kuwait's state news agency KUNA reported on Monday.Muhammad Salem Al-Haimer acting CEO of Kuwait Gulf Oil Company said in a statement that he expects the start of exporting with an estimated volume of 12 million ...
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Barclays (BARC) Wins $131 Million Legal Spat With NMC Founder - Bloomberg

Barclays (BARC) Wins $131 Million Legal Spat With NMC Founder - Bloomberg Barclays Plc won a legal fight to enforce an award of around $131 million against the founder of troubled NMC Health Plc. The lender turned to a London court after a Dubai judge ordered Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty to pay the money after his foreign exchange business failed to meet a transaction agreement with Barclays in 2020.Shetty’s lawyers said at a December hearing in the U.K. that he is “financially paralyzed” and ask...
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Column: Oil bulls increasingly confident as Omicron risk fades | Reuters

Column: Oil bulls increasingly confident as Omicron risk fades | Reuters Oil markets attracted a new wave of interest from investors at the end of 2021 and start of 2022, as the threat of widespread economic and aviation disruption from Omicron seemed to recede.Hedge funds and other money managers purchased the equivalent of 31 million barrels in the six most important petroleum-related futures and options contracts in the week to Jan. 4.Portfolio managers have purchased a total of 102 millio...
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Fish Processor Seasonal needed in Surrey, British Columbia

  Come work as a Seasonal worker for 180 days, in the Vancouver area as a Fish processor Job Duties: Set up and operate machines to cut, clean, brine, dehydrate or otherwise process fish.Sort fish according to species, weight, and destinationSet up and operate machines to bag, box, and pack fish. Record production information such as quantity, weight, date, and type of products packaged.Check products and packaging for any defects to ensure it meets company standards and performs corrective mac...
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DiamondRock Caps off a Transformational Year With the $175.5MM Acquisition of Two Florida Resorts

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the "Company" or "DiamondRock") (NYSE: DRH) today announced that it has acquired two luxury coastal Florida resorts – the 170-room Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, Florida, and the 103-unit (231 bedrooms) Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort in Marathon, Florida. The total investment for the two separate transactions was $175.5 million. These investments conclude an active year of capital recycling for DiamondRock that strategically shifted the portfolio to ...
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Most Gulf bourses gain; #AbuDhabi extends losses | Reuters

Most Gulf bourses gain; Abu Dhabi extends losses | Reuters Most stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Monday, with crude prices holding on to recent gains as supply disruptions in Kazakhstan and Libya offset worries stemming from the rapid global rise in Omicron infections.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) advanced 0.9%, boosted by a 1.5% rise in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 4.6% jump in Saudi British Bank (1060.SE).Oil prices, a key catalyst for the Gulf's financial markets, eas...
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Oil steady as supply disruptions offset Omicron fears | Reuters

Oil steady as supply disruptions offset Omicron fears | Reuters Oil prices were largely steady on Monday as supply disruptions in Kazakhstan and Libya offset worries stemming from the rapid global rise in Omicron infections.Brent crude fell 13 cents, or 0.2%, to $81.62 a barrel at 1136 GMT, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 17 cents, or 0.2%, at $78.73 a barrel.Both contracts had risen around 50 cents earlier in the session.Oil prices gained 5% last week after protests in K...
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Aobama announces to defer Afghanistan to remove army plan north makes an appointment with secretary-general to nod assist

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The United States tells southeast Asia state: the clique the warship heads for Nanhai island reef around

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Beautiful intermediary: General Beijing can clear away middle east an awful mess won't flooey crosses Aobama

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12 years old of one boys become Australia terrorist suspect is accepting investigation

An official says Australia 14 days, australia the age of suspect of a few terrorist is smaller and smaller, include 12 years old the boy is accepting safe branch to investigate. Bay Colvin told Andrew of confederative police chief reporter of ABC TV station later on that day, in the past a year many in, the horrible menace that Australia is faced with evolves ceaselessly, and the age of terrorist suspect is smaller and smaller also. Colvin says: 12 years old of boys appear in police radar b...
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South Africa " blade soldier " will be released from prison at will obtaining parole on October 20 (graph)

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Ultra-low-cost airlines are flocking to Boeing's 737 Max, inking millions in orders as talk of safety concerns vanish

A Ryanair Boeing 737 Max 8200Croatorum / Shutterstock.com Boeing had a successful 2021 with the 737 Max in its first full year of flying the aircraft post-grounding. Ultra-low-cost airlines in particular are choosing the Max over Airbus products.  All-Airbus carrier Allegiant Air placed a firm order for 50 aircraft citing low unit costs and near-term availability. Boeing just successfully completed its first full year of flying the 737 Max since its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Adminis...
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