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La historia de Los Rothschild, la familia más rica del mundo

En el año  1798 , un exitoso banquero judío-alemán decide educar a sus cinco hijos en finanzas y los envía a distintos países de Europa para expandir su negocio. Hoy en día, 260 años después del inicio de esta dinastía, esta familia ha logrado posicionarse como una de las más poderosas e influyentes de toda la historia, interviniendo en sucesos tan importantes como la independencia de un país latinoamericano, salvando a Estados Unidos de varias crisis financieras y evitando una completa conquist...
Tags: Travel, Spacex, Australia, California, India, Israel, Walmart, Austria, Manchester, Wellington, Napoleon, Nixon, Walton, Charles de Gaulle, Estados Unidos, Nathan


Breathtaking Lakes in Switzerland and How to Visit Them

Whether it’s your first trip to Switzerland or a returning visit, no Switzerland itinerary would be complete without exploring at least one of the beautiful Swiss lakes.  From Lake Geneva, the biggest lake in Switzerland, to a tiny pond in the mountains, the choice is abundant. Which one you should visit depends on your Switzerland itinerary. Find out about the most scenic and colorful large Swiss lakes, and add them to your bucket list. Wonder how many lakes there are in Switzerl...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Unesco, Austria, Switzerland, Geneva, Michael Schumacher, Zurich, Charlie Chaplin, Byron, Lucerne, Costa Brava, Lausanne, Stein


Oil Steadies as Traders Assess Prospect of Stockpile Release - Bloomberg

Oil Steadies as Traders Assess Prospect of Stockpile Release - Bloomberg PRICES West Texas Intermediate for January delivery added 0.5% to $76.33 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 9:22 a.m. London time after tumbling 3.7% on Friday.Futures lost 5.8% last week.Brent for January settlement rose 0.5% to $79.28 on the ICE Futures Europe exchange after declining 2.9% on Friday. Oil steadied after four weeks of losses as traders weighed the chance that the U.S., China and J...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, New York, London, China, Germany, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Austria, Tokyo, Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Asahi, New York Mercantile Exchange, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


#Dubai Economic News: Growth as Europe Struggles With Covid - Bloomberg

Dubai Economic News: Growth as Europe Struggles With Covid - BloombergTables at Gaia, one of the hottest dining spots in Dubai, are booked two weeks in advance and the crush of businesspeople emerging from surrounding offices keeps staff on their toes. “Every day feels like a Friday” said Evgeny Kuzin, chairman and co-founder of Bulldozer Group, which owns and runs several restaurants including Gaia. They’ve been hiring staff to keep up with renewed demand. As infection rates in Europe explode ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Austria, Netherlands, Dubai, Gaïa, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Covid Bloomberg, Dubai Economic News, Evgeny Kuzin, Bulldozer Group


More than £3bn wiped off travel shares as Austria orders lockdown

Fears of restrictions in other European countries this winter knock airlinesBusiness live updates: Austria’s lockdown knocks travel stocksCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than £3bn was wiped off the value of UK airlines and travel-related companies on Friday as Austria’s decision to order a national lockdown stoked fears of the introduction of new pandemic restrictions across Europe.Austria will go into its third national lockdown from Monday, which could last unt...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Business, UK, Travel & leisure, UK News, Austria, Ryanair, Airline Industry, Easyjet, Rolls-royce, International Airlines Group, British Airways, Hospitality Industry, Europe Austria, Coronavirus


Austria's OMV mulls split into energy and chemicals businesses - report | Reuters

Austria's OMV mulls split into energy and chemicals businesses - report | Reuters Austria's OMV (OMVV.VI) is drawing up plans to split into separate energy and chemicals businesses, Kurier newspaper reported on Saturday, adding that the company's board had not yet reached a decision on the proposal.A company spokesperson declined to comment on the report, which cited no sources for the information, and said OMV was working on a new corporate strategy that would be presented in the first quarte...
Tags: Travel, Austria, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, OMV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Reuters Austria, Mubadala, OeBAG OMV, Alfred Stern


Wyndham Adds 12 Resorts in Europe through Collaboration with CLC World Resorts & Hotels

LONDON, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,000 hotels across nearly 95 countries, and CLC World Resorts & Hotels – one of Europe’s largest independent resort operators with a growing collection of properties – today announced plans to brand 12 properties in key leisure destinations in Spain, Canary Islands, Turkey, UK, and Austria. Expected to open in November 2021, the properties will be converted into Wyndham Grand Residences, Wy...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, London, Scotland, Spain, Turkey, Austria, Tenerife, Wyndham, Aegean, Wyndham Hotels Resorts the world, CLC World Resorts amp, Spain Canary Islands Turkey UK


How to Plan Unique Day Trips from Munich

Are you looking for unique day trips from Munich but not sure where to start? Let me help you discover the most beautiful areas around the Bavarian capital. From fairytale castles to pristine lakes and idyllic mountain sceneries, find out about the best tours from Munich. There are plenty of reasons to spend two days in Munich. The city is charming, Munich Christmas markets are lovely, not to speak about the famous Oktoberfest. But there’s more. Thanks to its privil...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Berlin, Austria, Munich, Italy, Flanders, Cinderella, Venice, Nuremberg, Hitler, Bavaria, Regensburg, Travel Tips


Domaine de Primard

I’ve hardly taken a day off this summer but two weeks ago I took a mini break overnight and traveled to Normandy. I was invited to experience the newly opened Domaine de Primard, a five-star hotel and spa just an hour from Paris by train.  Domaine de Primard is part of a small chain of luxury hotels under the banner of Les Domaines de Fontenille. I had the fortunate experience of visiting Domaine de Fontenille, a vineyard and hotel in the Luberon in Provence last June and enjoyed a fabulou...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Martha Stewart, Austria, Normandy, Paris, Catherine Deneuve, Provence, Diego, Mirabelle, Luberon, Richard Nahem, Susanne Kaufmann, Domaine de Primard, Les Domaines de Fontenille, Domaine de Fontenille


Trading arm of #UAE's ADNOC secures $1.2 billion credit facility | Reuters

Trading arm of UAE's ADNOC secures $1.2 billion credit facility | Reuters Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Thursday its trading arm has closed a $1.2 billion credit facility with a group of seven local and international banks.The loan will be used to finance ADNOC Global Trading's trade flows and growth, ADNOC said in a post on LinkedIn.The banks involved in the deal are Standard Chartered (STAN.L), HSBC (HSBA.L), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB.AD), Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), Soc...
Tags: Travel, US, Austria, Italy, Uae, Reuters, Asia Europe, ADNOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, ENI ENI, Reuters Abu Dhabi National Oil Company ADNOC, Deutsche Bank DBKGn DE Societe Generale SOGN, UniCredit Bank CRDI MI ADNOC, Martijn Rutters, ADNOC Global Trading, Rutters


Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 5 August, 2021

Tuesday saw the world total of reported Covid cases pass through 200 million.  Here in the US we’re just over 36 million cases, and rising now at a new rate of 100k or greater every day. I created a new chart, comparing the seven day average new case count in the US for each day this year with the same day last year.  This helps us to answer a key question – are we winning or losing the battle with Covid?  Are we better off? As you can see, for all of June and most of July, the answer was triu...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Twitter, Europe, Florida, Usa, UK, Science, Sweden, Cdc, Mexico, France, Germany, Israel, US, Georgia


The Kitzbühel Alpine Rally returns to the Austrian Tirol

The historic town of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Alps hosts an impressive array of events each year, spanning countless sporting, cultural, music and family themed festivals. As Covid restrictions ease, many favourites are returning this summer and autumn, including the 34th edition of the Kitzbüheler Alpenrallye classic car rally, which is set to take place […] The post The Kitzbühel Alpine Rally returns to the Austrian Tirol appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Events, Austria, Kitzbuhel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Road Travel, Austrian Alps


Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 1 August, 2021

We are now something like 18 months into this pandemic.  You would think that by this point, and after all the resources, people, and trillions of dollars spent, we would have at least some semblance of order and consistency in terms of what we do and how we respond to something that is sadly an everyday event – someone coming down with the virus.  In the US, this event has now been repeated almost 36 million times. But please read this article and note how even today, there is absolutely no c...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Florida, Usa, UK, Science, Sweden, Cdc, France, Germany, Massachusetts, US, Georgia, Spain, Cyprus


How to Take the Train to Budapest for a Danube River Cruise

One thing about travel without flying; you get really good at figuring out train systems.  And that’s what learned to do when I needed to take the train to Budapest for a Viking Grand European river cruise.  Austria’s Railjet will... Read More The post How to Take the Train to Budapest for a Danube River Cruise appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Austria, Budapest, River Cruises, Danube River Cruise, train to Budapest


The 10 most valuable passports money can buy if you want access to a country that handled the COVID-19 pandemic effectively

New Zealand, which has been lauded for its pandemic response, ranked second overall. Xinhua/Guo Lei via Getty Images The ultrawealthy have been buying up second passports during the pandemic. A new report ranks the countries with citizenship-by-investment programs that have handled COVID-19 most effectively. Canada, New Zealand, and Australia topped the list. See more stories on Insider's business page. The wealthy have been snapping up second passports during the coronavirus pande...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, London, Australia, Washington, Singapore, US, Trends, Features, Rome, Austria, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, New Zealand, Switzerland


Returning to The Great Game in Venice - What are the Rules?

Line to enter Cartier-Bresson exhibit in the lobby of Palazzo Grassi - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) What is life like inside Venice, Italy these days? It depends on which section of town you go to, and at what time of day. It depends on whether you talk to someone who owns an eatery, or rows a sandola, or works in a hotel, or someone whose livelihood does not depend on the tourist industry. It depends on what your interests are. Some people think Venice has never been more beauti...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Austria, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Cinderella, Venice, Venice Italy, Cartier Bresson, Henri Cartier Bresson, Palazzo Grassi, Grassi, Veneto Region, Cat Bauer, Cat Bauer in Venice Blog


Returning to The Great Game in Venice

Line to enter Cartier-Bresson exhibit in the lobby of Palazzo Grassi - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) What is life like inside Venice, Italy these days? It depends on which section of town you go to, and at what time of day. It depends on whether you talk to someone who owns an eatery, or rows a sandola, or works in a hotel, or someone whose livelihood does not depend on the tourist industry. It depends on what your interests are. Some people think Venice has never been more beauti...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Austria, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Cinderella, Venice, Venice Italy, Cartier Bresson, Henri Cartier Bresson, Palazzo Grassi, Grassi, Veneto Region, Cat Bauer, Cat Bauer in Venice Blog


Gorizia & Nova Gorica 2025 Capital of Culture

The Slovenian city of Nova Gorica and Italy’s Gorizia, just across the border from each other, will be the 2025 European Capital of Culture. — ANSA , News in English You may have heard of Gorizia if you’ve seen our map and travel guide to Friuli Venezia Giulia. Back in the Romanesque period the town was a very big deal; it was its very own country then. But history and a world war changed all that. It passed to Austria in 1500 and became a highly regarded cultural center under Austrian ru...
Tags: Travel, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Venice, Yugoslavia, Michele, Church of Santo Spirito, Gorizia, Nova Gorica, European Capital of Culture ANSA News, Friuli Venezia Giulia Back, Transalpina Square, Gorizia Gorizia Castle, Palazzo Attems Petzenstein St Ignazio Church, Piazza della Vittoria


Austria set to bow to pressure on Covid risk with ski holiday ban

Country has faced calls from European neighbours over spread of virus at its resortsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAustria’s government appears to have bowed to pressure from Germany, France and Italy and will ban skiing holidays over the Christmas break in an attempt to control the pandemic, Austrian media is reporting.The decision, expected to be officially announced on Wednesday, follows heated disagreements between Berlin and Vienna. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Berlin, World news, Austria, Vienna, Italy, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Germany France


'If the EU says we can’t open, they should pay': Italian ski resort awaits Covid ruling

Sestriere’s residents agree with Austria that EU should foot bill if Christmas skiing season cancelledCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePaolo Di Bendinoni’s grandmother Adelina began the family’s ski hire business in the winter of 1964, when she kept a few pairs of wooden skis and boots in her home that she would rent out to tourists as they got off the bus by the square in the alpine village of Sestriere.In the early days her trade came only at weekends, when a smatter...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, Austria, Italy, Turin, Skiing Holidays, Sestriere, Adelina, Coronavirus, Bendinoni


Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the Fre...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Austrians and Swiss go off-piste in Christmas skiing Covid row

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resorts closures amid third-wave Covid fearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the French president, Emman...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


OMV Owners Demand Change as Borealis Deal Brings Power Struggle - Bloomberg

OMV Owners Demand Change as Borealis Deal Brings Power Struggle - Bloomberg OMV AG anchor investors are seeking further changes to its supervisory board to strengthen oversight of Chief Executive Officer Rainer Seele’s transformation plan, people familiar with the matter said.A dispute about oversight and governance after OMV’s $4.7 billion purchase of chemicals producer Borealis AG has already triggered the ouster of the long-time Chairman Wolfgang Berndt. But the changes haven’t gone far enoug...
Tags: Travel, Austria, Abu Dhabi, OMV, Wolfgang Berndt, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Seele, Mubadala Investment Co, Borealis AG, Rainer Seele


Guest Post: Lieselotte Maria Fritsch

  Hello Everyone, My name is Lieselotte, I live in a valley right in the center of Austria, surrounded by mountains and forests. My husband Dieter and I were lucky to get to know Corey and Yann a couple of years ago when they were on a motorbike tour through Austria. We found them “très sympathique“; but anyone who has had the chance to know them personally will know what I mean.   Corey was fascinated by what she called “coffee hopping in the alps“...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Spain, Austria, Luna, Provence, George, Corey, Dieter, Yann, Secondary School, Lieselotte, French la Vie, Lieselotte Maria Fritsch, Entrecasteaux


Ascott achieves record high signings of over 5,600 units in China to date despite COVID-19

CapitaLand's wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has secured more than 2,100 new units across 12 properties in China in the last three months. With these new units, Ascott has added a record high of more than 5,600 units across 26 properties, which represent a 60% year-on-year growth in units in China. Globally, Ascott has sealed new contracts for more than 3,700 units across 22 properties; about 60% of which are from China and the rest are in various countries...
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SAP continues to build out customer experience business with Emarsys acquisition

SAP seemed to be all in on customer experience when it acquired Qualtrics for $8 billion in 2018. It continued on that journey today when it announced it was acquiring Austrian cloud marketing company Emarsys for an undisclosed amount of money. Emarsys, which raised over $55 million, according to PitchBook data, gives SAP customer personalization technology. If you talk to any marketing automation vendor over the last several years, the focus has been on using a variety of data and touch points ...
Tags: Travel, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Marketing, Customer Experience, ERP, Austria, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sap, Exit, Qualtrics, Bob Stutz


In Transit through Austria

After having packed our little VW Golf to the max we drove from Wil through parts of Austria and Slovenia to Hrvatska Croatia. We were planning to stay at least 4 to 5 weeks in Croatia establishing our Mediterranean base camp in Vodice a town near Si
Tags: Travel, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Mediterranean, Wil, Hrvatska Croatia, Vodice


A steel-and-glass observation deck that sits 10,000 feet in the air on top of a glacier in Italy just opened to the public — take a look inside Otzi Peak

Ötzi Peak, designed by noa* architecture studio, opened to the public in August. Alex Filz A brand new 360-degree-view observation deck that sits 10,600 feet in the air on a glacial ridge in the Italian Alps just opened to the public. Called "Ötzi Peak," the steel and glass structure looks out over the place where Ötzi the Iceman, one of the world's most famous mummies, was encased in ice for thousands of years. Ötzi Peak is a stone's throw from Glacier Hotel Grawand, one of the highest h...
Tags: Europe, Mountains, Design, Life, Trends, Features, Architecture, Unesco, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Alps, Views, South Tyrol, Glacier, Otzi


‘Everyone was drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid-19 ground zero?

At least 6,000 people say they caught coronavirus in Ischgl, dubbed ‘Ibiza on ice’, and their class action is gaining pace. Those who were there recall a terrifying weekIn the first week of March, Charlie Jackson had an argument with his wife. The recruitment agent, 53, from Pangbourne in Berkshire, was due to catch a flight to Innsbruck for a three-day “boys’ holiday”, skiing in the Tirolean Alps. Jackson’s wife, Carol, felt Ischgl, the resort booked by the group, was a bit too close to the par...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Law, Alcohol, Bars, Pubs, Life and style, Austria, Infectious Diseases, Health & wellbeing, Innsbruck, Italy, Jackson, Ski Resorts, Berkshire


Berlin Cheap Eats: Top 10 Meals Under 5 Euros

Our list of favorite Berlin cheap eats under €5 is easy on your budget and includes high-quality, flavorful and hearty meals. These include Middle Eastern, Turkish, German, Italian and Asian dishes from a variety of different neighborhoods. So as you explore where to eat in Berlin, you get a sense of the city's diversity in addition to getting to know the local food scene. During our time in Berlin we've lived in Kreuzberg and in Neukölln neighborhoods, smack in middle of what our vi...
Tags: Travel, Food, Germany, Berlin, Turkey, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Curry, Kreuzberg, Mustafa, Charlottenburg, Jodi, Lahmacun, Mehringdamm, Garten



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