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How workforces respond to domestic violence

In November I had the pleasure on my first outing as a partner of Page Provan, family and fertility lawyers, of presenting to the Australian Human Resources Institute Diversity and Inclusion Network, just before the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.Here is my paper prepared for the presentation. Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE ...
Tags: Travel, Abc, Australia, United States, Queensland, New Zealand, Brisbane, Brookfield, Un, John, Cleveland, Ipswich, Stephen, Cairns, Alison, Gold Coast

Best Cities to Visit in Southern California

California is the mecca of vacation attractions and excitement. It’s known for its beautiful scenery and infamous weather year-round. If you’re planning a family trip, you have your pick from Universal Studios Hollywood, Discovery Kingdom, Magic Mountain, Boomerang Bay, and Disneyland. Southern California is the place to create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re planning a trip to LA to build sandcastles, trek through rugged mountains, or lounge by the pool with a cocktail, South...
Tags: California, La, United States, Italy, Harry Potter, Venice, Bob, Madagascar, Best Cities, San Diego Zoo, Travel Blog, Palm Springs, Universal Studios, Southern California, Santa Monica, Bob Hope

Travel Alert January 2019: Major Winter Storms to Impact the Eastern United States and Canada

If the eastern half of the United States and Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from two major winter storms, which is expected to affect at least 85 airports in as many as 34 states and five provinces. One winter weather system follows another; and when all is said and done, as much as 36 inches — yes...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States

Funny Blog about Trips each President Made

Funny to say which President Travels the Most. As of right now Donald Trump has been the least traveled presdietn of the United States.I was very shocked he only went to Panama St.Martin Unitetd Kingdom including Scotland Singapore Albania
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The Fabulous Museum Of Gold (El Museo del Oro) In Bogota, Colombia

The Museum of Gold in Bogota, is one of the most visited tourist sites in Colombia, attracting around a half a million visitors annually. Locally known as the El Museo del Oro, it is a world class facility, with a fabulous assortment of gold artifacts, that remains the largest collection in the world.  It is our 11th stop in the ongoing travel series  A World Far and Away.  The National Geographic magazine published a list of the 16 best history museums in the world, the Museum of Gold, came in ...
Tags: Travel, Colombia, United States, Carrera, Travel Blogs, Bogota, Calle, Bogota Colombia, CRA, Antioquia, Gold Museum, El Museo, Yarumal, Colombia Travel Blog, Museum of Gold, El Museo del Oro

Underrated Mexican state capitals

Among the 32 state capitals in Mexico are a few that get almost all the attention on travel sites and agency itineraries. Mexico City, Puebla, and Oaxaca are undeniably gorgeous and should be on the list of every visitor. But if you have time and don’t depend on fixed tours or inflexible travel companions, a look beyond the conventional reveals the splendid architecture, vibrant art culture, and crazy gastronomy of the lesser-visited capital cities. Here’s where to head now before word gets o...
Tags: Travel, Travel Planning, Mexico, United States, Santiago, Mexico City, New Mexico, Villa, Queretaro, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz, Mexico Travel, Unesco World Heritage, Carmen, San Luis

Tiny houses in the Pacific Northwest

Tiny houses are a growing trend for vacation rentals. They’re very affordable, they can be placed anywhere from a tiny lot in a busy downtown to the middle of a forest, they’re better for the environment, and, of course, they’re incredibly Instagrammable and just as cute as can be. The prototypical tiny house looks pretty much like any house but on a miniature scale; most two-person models feature a kitchen, living room, and bathroom on the ground floor, with the bed housed in a loft space ...
Tags: Travel, Washington, United States, Portland, New Zealand, Chad, Airbnb, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Tiny Houses, Pacific Northwest, Tiny Homes, All, Olympia, 288, Leavenworth

EVs and online marketplaces thrive despite slump in Chinese car sales

China’s massive auto market hit the brakes last year as trade tensions and a softening economy dampened consumer confidence, but one segment soared on account of increasing internet penetration — used car sales. New passenger car sales fell to 23.7 million last year, representing a 4.1 year-over-year drop according to a new report by China’s Association of Automobile Manufacturers, the country’s top auto association. That marks the very first annual decline in the world’s biggest car market sinc...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, US, Tesla, Car, Beijing, Automotive, United States, Alibaba, Transport, Tencent, Jaguar Land Rover, Car Sales, Shenzhen, Internet Penetration

Travel News: January 16, 2019

Portugal’s tourism boom halted by Brexit, airport problems Channel NewsAsia Portugal’s long-running tourism boom is set to move decisively into reverse in 2019 due to capacity constraints at Lisbon airport and a drop in British visitors because of a Brexit-hit pound, Portugal’s biggest hotel group told Reuters. Jose Theotonio, chief executive of the Pestana Group which operates 94 hotels, said he had already noticed a dip in British guests as they turn to markets like Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia ...
Tags: Travel, Boston, US, United States, Hawaii, New Jersey, Portugal, Tunisia, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Brexit, Lisbon, News And Deals, Newark Liberty, Back Bay, Turkey Egypt

Forbes Names Choice Hotels a Best Employer for Diversity

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, was named one of the "Best Employers for Diversity" in 2019 by Forbes magazine. The accolade, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to diversity and outstanding workplace culture, ranks Choice among the top 500 employers in the United States and one of the leading travel and leisure companies.
Tags: Travel, United States, Forbes, CHH, Rockville, Md Choice Hotels International Inc NYSE

#AbuDhabi's Masdar to buy wind farm stakes from John Laing Group | Reuters

Abu Dhabi's Masdar to buy wind farm stakes from John Laing Group | Reuters:Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) said on Tuesday it was acquiring John Laing Group’s stakes in two wind farms in the United States, its first North American renewable energy investment.Masdar said it was buying stakes in the Rocksprings wind farm in Texas and the Sterling wind farm in New Mexico.The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2019, Masdar said. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfr...
Tags: Travel, Texas, United States, New Mexico, Abu Dhabi, Masdar, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Rocksprings, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company Masdar, John Laing Group

This sustainable Cambodian city could be the model to save Southeast Asia from over-tourism

Cambodia is a country in flux. Starting in the 1970s, war and genocide tore through the green rice fields and peaceful communities of this gentle Southeast Asian country. For decades, Cambodian people lived in fear, many fleeing the country and building new homes in Thailand, Australia, and the United States. But wars don’t last forever, and since the early 2000s, Cambodia has been rebuilding at a rapid pace. The citizens are working to create a new Cambodia, reborn from the ashes of violence...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, Thailand, United States, Cambodia, All, Phnom Penh, Buddhist, Kampot, Khmer Rouge, Battambang, David Thompson, Thailand Australia, Khmer, Jaan Bai, John Fink

Detroit: Fueling up on Car Culture in the Motor City

Detroit, Motor City. A journey to the many museums and shrines to the automotive industry has a mechanic in car heaven, during a tour of Detroit, Michigan.
Tags: Travel, United States, Michigan, Detroit, Destinations, Motor City, Detroit Motor City

U.S. wants #Qatar to challenge Russian gas in Europe -U.S. official | Reuters

U.S. wants Qatar to challenge Russian gas in Europe -U.S. official | Reuters:The United States wants Qatar, the world’s top liquefied natural gas supplier, to challenge Russia’s gas dominance in Europe, a U.S. administration official said on Monday.Deputy U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette told Reuters that the United States is talking with Doha about supplying Europe with LNG as it wants Germany and other countries to import Qatari and U.S. gas rather than from Russia, which now accounts for...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Russia, Qatar, United States, Baltic Sea, Doha, Reuters, U S Energy, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Nord Stream, Dan Brouillette

Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift | Reuters

Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift | Reuters:U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was threatening regional unity needed to counter Iran.Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Egypt cut diplomatic, transport and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism and their regional foe Shi’ite Muslim Iran ...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Iran, United States, Egypt, Doha, Gulf, Reuters, State, Iran Saudi Arabia, Gulf Cooperation Council GCC, Gulf Arab, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

15 Most Common Questions Asked During A US Visa Interview

B visas (known as non-immigrant visas or United States Visitor Visa) are given to people who wish to enter the U.S. for business (B1) or to tour (B2). You can receive the B1 visa if you plan to meet with business associates, settle estates, negotiate a contract in America, or attend a business-related conference. You can receive a B2 for touring the U.S. if you visit good friends and family. Here is a list of questions you will be asked during the interview. Reason for Visit? Why do you wan...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, America, United States

#Qatar Investment Authority aims to reach $45 billion in U.S. investments: CEO | Reuters

Qatar Investment Authority aims to reach $45 billion in U.S. investments: CEO | Reuters:Qatar Investment Authority aims to raise investments in the United States to $45 billion in the next two years as it rebalances its portfolio of assets away from Europe, its chief executive said on Sunday.The sovereign wealth fund has built up a huge European portfolio through stakes in companies including Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), Credit Suisse (CSGN.S), London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.D...
Tags: Travel, Europe, United States, Qatar Investment Authority, Volkswagen, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mansour Ibrahim al Mahmoud

Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather Impacts the Eastern United States

As predicted, the winter weather which affected much of the state of Colorado within the past couple of days has spread eastward: if the eastern half of the United States is in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from winter weather. The winter weather system which... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weathe...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States

OPEC is not the enemy of the U.S., #UAE energy minister says | Reuters

OPEC is not the enemy of the U.S., UAE energy minister says | Reuters:Oil producer group OPEC is not the enemy of the United States, United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei said on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.“We are complementing each other, we are not enemies here,” Mazrouei told an industry conference in Abu Dhabi, addressing the relationship between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and the U.S., a major oil consuming country.OPEC and other leading global oil pr...
Tags: Travel, Russia, Opec, United States, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Reuters, Petroleum Exporting Countries, United Arab Emirates Energy, Suhail Al Mazrouei, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mazrouei

Save Up to 35 Percent Off Room Rates: Fly the Coop Winter Sale 2019 With Kimpton

You can save up to 35 percent off of room rates when you stay at your choice of 60 participating Kimpton hotel and resort properties — mostly located in the United States — now through Tuesday, April 30, 2019... ...but you must... The post Save Up to 35 Percent Off Room Rates: Fly the Coop Winter Sale 2019 With Kimpton appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, United States, Promotions, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Kimpton

The healthiest countries to move to

Being healthier is one of the most popular of New Year’s resolutions. For some, this may include making big life changes — like moving — that make it easier to get and stay healthy. And healthy places aren’t just those with lots of gyms and juice bars. Places to make lifestyle changes are those that share a worldview of health — where physical health is important but so are access to outdoor activities, mental health, low-stress levels, fresh food, quality healthcare, and strong, supportive ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, Sweden, Australia, California, US, San Francisco, Spain, Healthy Living, United States, Italy, Ikea, Switzerland, Starbucks, Moving

State audit blasts Honolulu rail authority, Board of Education to re-vote on superintendent's contract, homeless coordinator defends progress, Hawaii's space defense plan, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Blistering audit blames political rush to construction for ballooning rail costs. The auditor documented $354 million in change orders related to Honolulu’s rail project. Hawaii News Now.Audit: Honolulu Rail Agency Hid True Costs From Public View. The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation did not even level with its own board of directors about ballooning expenses, a new report says. Civil Beat.Premature contracts increased rail cost by $354M. Star-Advertiser.State Auditor: HART Increased ...
Tags: Travel, United States, Hawaii, City Council, Hawaii Island, Honolulu, Legislature, Board of Education, Hart, Wildlife Service, West Hawaii, Oahu, U S Postal Service, Hawaiian Islands, Department of Public Safety, Hilo

As Low as 32,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale January 11 2019

Redeem as few as 32,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the economy class cabin on Delta Air Lines for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and Europe from Monday, January 14, 2019 through Wednesday, March 6, 2019, by when all travel must be completed… …but you must... The post As Low as 32,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale January 11 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Europe, United States, Airlines, Promotions, Delta Air Lines, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs

The Copper King Mansion, W.A. Clark Mansion, In Butte Montana

The W.A. Clark Mansion also known as the Copper King Mansion is one of the most recognized and beautiful buildings in the state of Montana. Built during the years 1884 to 1888, it figures prominently in the history of Butte, as Montana was becoming a state. It was the residence of the famous William Andrews Clark ,one of the three famous Copper Kings of the state. It is the 28th stop in the travel series Off The Beaten Path. The W.A. Clark Mansion was added to the National Register of Histori...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Montana, Senate, New York City, Chicago, Pennsylvania, United States, Iowa, Las Vegas, Central Park, United States Travel Blog, Clark, Tiffany, Helena, Clark County

Head South for the Winter: 5 Wonderful Southern U.S. Destinations You NEED to Visit

Brr… It’s cold outside! Do you want to escape the cold by vacationing somewhere a little warmer this winter? Some people even choose to spend the entire winter in a second home down south. Southern destinations offer sunshine and fun. Keep reading to learn where you might add a little sunshine to your life. 5 Wonderful Southern Destinations The snow won’t go away. But you can! Let’s look at some great winter escapes. 1. New Orleans, Louisiana For warmer temps and rich culture, visit New Orl...
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US Is Now Out Of UNESCO For Second Time

As of New Year’s Day, the United States, along with Israel, officially left the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. The trigger for this withdrawal, which was announced 15 months ago, was UNESCO giving World Heritage Site status to the ancient West Bank city of Hebron — as a Palestinian city. (The Reagan administration withdrew the US from the organization in 1984; George W. Bush brought the country back in in 2002.) — The Architect’s Newspaper
Tags: Art, Israel, US, Reagan, Unesco, United States, West Bank, George W Bush, Issues, Hebron, 01.07.19

US cycling team does Tour du Rwanda

Passion can overcome nearly any obstacle. Coupled with hard work and perseverance, it can even take you around the world. A new Matador Originals video series chronicles the travels of Team Illuminate, a San Francisco-based professional cycling team on a mission to do two things: participate in professional racing events around the world and, in the process, spread the word of the bicycle to communities in the places they travel. “We’re racing to illuminate the bike and how it brings individu...
Tags: Travel, US, San Francisco, Iran, United States, Cycling, Johnson, Rwanda, RWC, North and South America, Sandrine, Christopher Johnson, Kris Evered, Bike-race, Team Illuminate, Tour Du Rwanda

Save Up to 25 Percent on Vehicle Rentals With Hertz Winter Sale 2019 — But…

You can save up to 25 percent on renting a vehicle with Hertz at participating locations worldwide — except for within the United States and Canada — through Sunday, April 7, 2019, by when the vehicle must be picked up... ...but you must... The post Save Up to 25 Percent on Vehicle Rentals With Hertz Winter Sale 2019 — But… appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Canada, United States, Rental Cars, Hertz, Promotions, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs

Best places to find fossils

Combing the Earth for million-year-old fossils is a job many dream about but few actually pursue, but the good news is that it’s surprisingly easy to pull off as a hobby. A number of sites across the United States and the United Kingdom welcome amateur fossil hunters, as well as select spots across the globe. Countries like China, Argentina, and Morocco are rich with ancient remains though strict regulations can make excavations and even surface collection difficult. While above-board tours a...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Earth, Unesco, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Morocco, Denmark, Devon, South Australia, Fossil, Fossils, British Columbia, Alberta, Dorset

Journey to the Holy Land: Reflections on Palestine | Part 3 of 4

By Zainab Chaudry To travel to the Palestinian city of Hebron is to glimpse the grit, resilience and tenacity of the human spirit under extreme duress.  Located about twenty miles south of Jerusalem, it is the largest city in the occupied West Bank and the second largest Palestinian city after Gaza. It is home to Masjid Ibrahimi – a centuries-old mosque constructed above the tombs of four of the most beloved Prophets in Islam: Ibrahim (Abraham), Ishaq (Isaac), Yaqub (Jacob), and Yusuf...
Tags: Travel, Life, Religion, Jerusalem, United States, Gaza, Palestine, West Bank, Martin Luther King Jr, Muslims, Middle-east, Hebron, Ibrahim, CAIR, Muhammad, Rabi

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