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Fauci warns of uptick in COVID-19 cases from travel as over 5 million people pass through US airports in the past week

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Graeme Jennings - Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, said on told ABC  Sunday that there "certainly is going to be an uptick" in coronavirus cases because of travel from the Thanksgiving holiday.  Over 5 million travelers passed through the US airports between Monday to Saturday this past week, according to the Transportation Security Agency's checkpoint travel numbers. Photos and videos showed some airport terminals and ...
Tags: Travel, News, Thanksgiving, Abc, Cdc, US, Trends, Tsa, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Transportation Security Agency TSA, Transportation Security Agency, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, Inyoung Choi, Anthony Fauci GRAEME JENNINGS


New Energy Giants Are Renewable Companies: Iberdrola, Enel, NextEra, Orsted

New Energy Giants Are Renewable Companies: Iberdrola, Enel, NextEra, Orsted Meet the clean supermajors. They have the clout and financial might of the energy behemoths that plumbed the world over for oil and gas before them. But instead of digging mines and drilling wells, they’re leading the race to electrify the global economy.These four companies—Enel, Iberdrola, NextEra Energy and Orsted—prioritized the building or buying of clean-power plants when those assets were still considered alter...
Tags: Travel, China, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, New Energy Giants, Iberdrola Enel, Enel Iberdrola NextEra Energy, China Energy Investment Corp, Europe China Energy


How big of a threat to the hospitality industry, if at all, is Airbnb's upcoming IPO? | By Dori Stein

The imminent IPO of Airbnb can be seen as both a threat and an opportunity for the hospitality industry. The prospect of its continued expansion is a timely warning to hotels that there's no room for complacency when it comes to monitoring all competitors and responding to threats.
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The 7 Principles Of Food And Beverage Yield Management To Reach Profitability | By Jefrey Walter

It is very common that hoteliers and food & beverage professionals tend to generate revenue eventually. However, there is an underlying procedure to generate profit from the revenue obtained. This fact has a great emphasis on the ability of the team and the organization to carefully analyze the strategies of yield management. These strategies not only allow for the cross-pollination of ideas but also helps to reach profitability.
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Guest Post: Andrea Hames

Years ago, I reconnected with someone I went to high school with, and through him, I found Corey just in time to see the Paris apartment renovation.  When the apartment was done, my husband and I spent a week there.  Walking up the stairs and into the space was a bit like finally reaching the Emerald City.  I’m honored to be a guest blogger and to have the opportunity to share a bit about my love of weaving and dyeing fabric.    This is my grandson.   He’s playing an instrument tha...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, New York, Connecticut, Paris, Broadway, Jasper, Calvin Klein, Nora Ephron, Rhode Island, Emerald City, Andrea, Corey, Knoxville Tennessee, Greenwich Village


Life in Plaster: New Discoveries from Pompeii

Photo credit: © Luigi Spina Of all the haunting images of Pompeii that have been uncovered in the three centuries since the archaeological site was rediscovered, it is the plaster casts of the many victims that drives the tragedy home to the heart. As we see bodies huddled in fear or sprawled on the floor as they sought safety, we realize that we’re literally gazing back in time to the final moments of life. For me, seeing Pompeii has always been a fascinating and somber experience. It hel...
Tags: Travel, Pompeii, Campania, Fiorelli, Gulf of Naples, Campania Travel, Giuseppe Fiorelli, Civita Giuliana, HISTORY & CULTURE, Luigi Spina, Lello, Porta Ercolano, Civita Giuliana Unfortunately, Luigi Settembrini, Luigi Spina Pompeii


Starship Autonomous Food Delivery Robots Deployed at University of Houston

A fleet of 30 Starship autonomous delivery robots has been deployed at the University of Houston, home to over 53,000 students, faculty and staff. In partnership with Chartwells Higher Education, UH is the first institution of higher education in the state of Texas to offer robotic food deliveries on campus. The recipient can even track the delivery — made to a building's nearest outdoor entrance — in real time.
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New Regenerative Revolution report urges events industry to regenerate, not just restart

In the same month that 93-year old Sir David Attenborough's witness statement, "A Life on Our Planet" launches on Netflix, the IMEX Group is publishing a research report that urges the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry to adopt a new economic model - the circular economy.
Tags: Travel, Netflix, David Attenborough, IMEX Group


World Travel Awards announces 2020 World winners

World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled the 2020 winners of its World categories.
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Sommet Education launches École Ducasse – Paris Campus: a new benchmark location for Culinary arts training

In conjunction with partner Ducasse Développement, Sommet Education, a leading worldwide network of prestigious higher education schools specializing in hotel management, customer experience, and the culinary and pastry arts, is creating the new École Ducasse - Paris Campus, an emblematic venue dedicated to teaching culinary and pastry arts.
Tags: Travel, Paris, Sommet Education, École Ducasse, Ducasse Développement Sommet Education, École Ducasse Paris Campus


A Holiday Proposal

It’s holiday gift time, and what could be better than the gift of Paris. Most people were denied the joy of visiting Paris this year with the travel restrictions, so what better way to remind you or people on your gift list of the city than a great photo.  It’s been a challenging year to say the least for everyone I know. Personally, it’s been challenging because I’ve seen my tour business, from which I make most of my income from, dwindle to practically zero since March. A good thing to c...
Tags: Travel, Holidays, Etsy, Usps, Paris, Fuji, Richard Nahem, Eye Prefer Paris Photos for Sale


MIDEAST STOCKS-Markets track oil lower ahead of OPEC+ meeting; most set for monthly gains | Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Markets track oil lower ahead of OPEC+ meeting; most set for monthly gains | Nasdaq Most major Gulf markets weakened on Monday, tracking lower oil prices ahead of a crucial meeting of producer group Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC+), but they were set to finish the month higher on hopes of a COVID-19 vaccine.Financial markets worldwide have gained in most sessions over the past couple of weeks as U.S. drugmakers Pfizer Inc PFE.N and Moderna Inc MRNA.O as we...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Opec, Qatar, Britain, Healthcare, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Adi, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Pfizer Inc PFE N


Alphabet’s DeepMind achieves historic new milestone in AI-based protein structure prediction

DeepMind, the AI technology company that’s part of Google parent Alphabet, has achieved a significant breakthrough in AI-based protein structure prediction. The company announced today that its AlphaFold system has officially solved a protein folding grand challenge that has flummoxed the scientific community for 50 years. The advance inn DeepMind’s AlphaFold capabilities could lead to a significant leap forward in areas like our understanding of disease, as well as future drug discovery and ...
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200 law firms in #UAE sanctioned for anti-money laundering failures | ZAWYA MENA Edition

200 law firms in UAE sanctioned for anti-money laundering failures | ZAWYA MENA Edition Law firms in the UAE have been fined and suspended from practice for failing to comply with government anti-money laundering procedures.Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice, said 200 law firms in the UAE were suspended from practicing for one month, and will have the suspension lifted once they fulfil their obligations.A further seven law firms were fined AED 100,000.Al Badi was speaking a...
Tags: Travel, Justice, Cabinet, Uae, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Al Badi, Ahmed bin Ali Al Sayegh Minister of State


#Saudi Central Bank Extends Pandemic Loan Support Into Next Year - Bloomberg

Saudi Central Bank Extends Pandemic Loan Support Into Next Year - Bloomberg The Saudi central bank has extended a loan deferral program to help small businesses cope with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic until the end of the first quarter next year.The monetary authority said in a statement Sunday that the plan has impacted over 77 billion riyals ($20.5 billion) of loans and the extension was taken to help support economic growth. Announced in March as one of the kingdom’s first responses...
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Kerala govt sets up new committee to analyse report by a previous committee on the Sprinklr deal

The Kerala government has formed a new three-member committee to study a report prepared by a previous committee on the issues related to engaging data analytics firm Sprinklr for COVID-19 containment exercises, the government said in an last week. However, the report prepared by the previous committee is yet to be made public. Researcher Arun PS first tweeted about the latest government order. US-based Sprinklr, founded by a Malayali expatriate, was at the heart of a privacy-related furore wh...
Tags: Travel, News, Congress, India, US, Information Technology, Delhi, Committee, Kerala, Sprinklr, Vijayan, Law Department, RAI, Arun, Pinarayi Vijayan, Nambiar


Santa Decides ‘You’ve Been Good Enough’ for 2020 in Virgin Hotels’ Forgiving Ads

Sketchy behavior, bordering on the completely inappropriate, might've earned you a lump of coal in your holiday stocking in years past. Cases in point: lying to your roommate to get some alone time or, on the more extreme end, faking a wedding just to rack up the gifts. But since this is 2020, many sins...
Tags: Hotels, Advertising, Life in Quarantine, Adapting to Crisis


"at your library" column in the north island eagle: homeschooling? your library can help

Homeschooling? Your Library Can HelpOne of the many ways COVID has changed our lives is an increased interest in homeschooling. Of course no parents want their children to be exposed to the virus. But many families face health challenges that make the possibility of exposure much more dangerous. Parents may have many reasons for preferring homeschooling, and the pandemic has brought them front of mind.If you’re a homeschool family, you already know that the public library is an invaluable resour...
Tags: Travel, Laura K, Becoming A Librarian, My Writing, VIRL, Vancouver Island Regional Library VIRL, At Your Library" Column, COVID-19, CreativeBug VIRL


Campaigners launch legal challenge over Stonehenge road tunnel

Grant Shapps is served with notice of potential action and has been asked to respond within 10 daysA legal challenge is being launched to halt government plans for a two-mile tunnel under Stonehenge that will cut through a world heritage site.Earlier this month the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, approved the £1.7bn project, which will include 8 miles of extended dual carriageway along the A303 in Wiltshire. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Law, UK News, Culture, Unesco, Heritage, United Nations, Road transport, Stonehenge, Grant Shapps, Wiltshire Continue


Exclusive: #AbuDhabi wealth fund in talks with KKR over Italian grid deal - sources | Reuters

Exclusive: Abu Dhabi wealth fund in talks with KKR over Italian grid deal - sources | Reuters Abu Dhabi’s biggest sovereign fund is in talks with U.S. firm KKR to invest in Telecom Italia’s (TIM) last-mile network in a deal that has drawn scrutiny from Italy’s government, three sources close to the matter told Reuters.Rome typically welcomes foreign investments but demands assurances that investors will follow the country’s national interests. The government has special vetting powers to block u...
Tags: Travel, Italy, Abu Dhabi, KKR, Reuters, Tim, Telecom Italia, Reuters Abu Dhabi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Adia, Infinity Investments, Reuters Rome, FiberCop


Southwest Nova Scotia Lobster Fleet In 360

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A not to be messed with Tokyo mama-san

Tokyo’s many mama-sans are almost always kind, welcoming and fun to be around, but running a bar on your own requires a tough nature in addition to such charm, and a little bit of that steeliness was definitely on display here.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Food And Drink, Tokyo


"at your library" in the north island eagle: homeschooling? your library can help

Homeschooling? Your Library Can HelpOne of the many ways COVID has changed our lives is an increased interest in homeschooling. Of course no parents want their children to be exposed to the virus. But many families face health challenges that make the possibility of exposure much more dangerous. Parents may have many reasons for preferring homeschooling, and the pandemic has brought them front of mind.If you're a homeschool family, you already know that the public library is an invaluable resour...
Tags: Travel, Laura K, Becoming A Librarian, My Writing, VIRL, Vancouver Island Regional Library VIRL, At Your Library" Column, COVID-19, CreativeBug VIRL


#Dubai builder Arabtec says shareholders ask to reverse decision to liquidate company | Reuters

Dubai builder Arabtec says shareholders ask to reverse decision to liquidate company | Reuters Dubai builder Arabtec Holding is asking shareholders to reverse a decision made in September to proceed with a bankruptcy and liquidation filing, according to a bourse filing on Monday.Instead, the troubled builder is asking shareholders, scheduled to meet at a general assembly meeting on Monday, to approve the continuity and restructure the company, the filing said.The contracting firm said the reques...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Reuters, Arabtec, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Reuters Dubai, Mohammed Ali Yasin, Arabtec Holding, Al Dhabi Capital Ltd


Yarmouth Southwest Nova Scotia Lobster Fleet 2020

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As Slack acquisition rumors swirl, a look at Salesforce’s six biggest deals

The rumors ignited last Thursday that Salesforce had interest in Slack. This morning, CNBC is reporting the deal is all but done and will be announced tomorrow. Chances are, this is going to a big number, but this won’t be Salesforce’s first big acquisition. We thought it would be useful in light of these rumors to look back at the company’s biggest deals. Salesforce has already surpassed $20 billion in annual revenue, and the company has a history of making a lot of deals to fill in the road...
Tags: Travel, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Data Visualization, Marketing, Sales, Commerce, SaaS, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Salesforce, Einstein, Cnbc, Slack, Tableau


OPEC+ to discuss extending oil cuts or gradually raising output, sources say | Reuters

OPEC+ to discuss extending oil cuts or gradually raising output, sources say | Reuters OPEC+ members will consider whether to extend existing oil cuts for three to four months or to increase output gradually from January during their two days of talks that start on Monday, OPEC+ sources told Reuters. Officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and others, a group known as OPEC+, held an initial round of talks on Sunday before formal discussions began but failed t...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Reuters, Reuters OPEC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Govt invites proposals for design, manufacture of 10 lakh NavIC chips

The Indian government has invited proposals for the manufacture of receiver chips that have GPS and NavIC, in an attempt to improve the overall signal availability of positioning systems, and increase the use of the indigenous positioning system. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has floated a request for proposal (RFP) for the manufacture of 10 lakh receiver chips. The government hopes to use the NavIC-integrated receivers for areas such as navigation on land, air a...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, Russia, India, US, United States, Xiaomi, Gps, RFP, Qualcomm, ISRO, Kargil, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO, Delhi HC, IRNSS


"at your library" in the north island eagle: september is literacy month

 Catching up on my "At Your Library" column in one of our free local newspapers.September Is Literacy MonthWhen you hear the word “literacy”, you might think of reading and writing. That is the traditional definition of literacy, but did you know there are many different kinds of literacy?Numerical literacy is the ability to do the basic math that is needed in every day life – to make change, add up a budget, or read a graph.Digital literacy means having basic computer skills, being able to use ...
Tags: Travel, Digital, Media Literacy, Laura K, Becoming A Librarian, My Writing, At Your Library" Column


#Israel's Delek Drilling files for London Stock Exchange spin-off | Reuters

Israel's Delek Drilling files for London Stock Exchange spin-off | Reuters Israel’s Delek Drilling said on Sunday it was looking to spin off most of its assets into a new company that will be listed on the London Stock Exchange.The company, a unit of conglomerate Delek Group, said in a regulatory filing in Tel Aviv that it had filed a request with the Financial Conduct Authority to list the new company on the main market in London.Delek Drilling said it would continue to hold a stake in the Isra...
Tags: Travel, London, Israel, Tel Aviv, London Stock Exchange, Egypt, Financial Conduct Authority, Leviathan, Reuters, Tamar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Delek Group, Delek Drilling, Reuters Israel 's Delek Drilling



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