The 25 best Super Bowl commercials of all time, ranked

NFL American Football What makes a good Super Bowl commercial? A catchy jingle? Humor? Shock value? Stuff that makes you go, "Wow?" Advertisers have been trying to figure out the formula and stay on the cutting edge of commercials for a long, long time. It seems in more recent years, though, that the formula has been perfected. A little bit of humor and absu...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Nokia, NFL, Budweiser, Sprint, Fiat, Jordan, Volkswagen, Gordon Ramsay, Kevin Hart, Muhammad Ali, Audi, Betty White, Hyundai

Coronavirus vaccinations for children, union complaints from teachers, health-care and hotel workers, Honolulu, Kauai advance hotel tax, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

PC:Kristine Wook on Unsplash Elementary age kids in Hawaii weeks away from being eligible for vaccine. Children between the ages of 5 and 11 are just weeks away from being eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. In Hawaii, 119,000 keiki fall into that age group. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.Teachers union files complaint to force Hawaii officials to bargain over COVID-19 safety protocols. The union representing Hawaii’s public school teachers has filed a complaint with the Hawaii Labor Relations Board...
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Overhead bins on planes are getting bigger, and it's turning air travel into a less stressful experience for both passengers and crew

Boeing Space Bins Boeing Aircraft overhead space has evolved with bigger bins, like Boeing's Space Bins and Airbus' Airspace XL Bins. The bins offer twice as much room for passenger luggage, ensuring every traveler has a spot for their carry-on. Larger bins alleviate the stress put on flight attendants when doing last-minute gate checks. Finding overhead bin space has been a challenge for travelers, but Boeing and Airbus' larger bins have eased the stress. Boeing Space B...
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Hazelnuts no more

When we moved into this place a little over eighteen years ago, about a dozen noisettiers (hazelnut trees) lined the northern property line out in what I call the west forty. In the spring of 2013, we had them cut down to hedge height. Before. The dead hazelnuts. A couple of them had been cut down to the roots in recent years. Now, at least half of them have died, likely from the persistent drought conditions that have built in over time. At least, that's the opinion of the landscaper for the ...
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50 Ideas para aumentar las ventas de tu negocio

1. Obsequia a todas las personas que trabajan en tu negocio una capacitación en servicio al cliente Todos tus trabajadores hacen parte clave de la imagen de tu negocio y juegan un rol fundamental en la experiencia del cliente, por esto es importante que estén preparados para dar lo mejor de sí en cualquier momento en que interactúen con un cliente potencial. Si una persona tiene una mala experiencia con un trabajador en tu negocio, sin importar cuál sea su área o cargo, se quejará afirmando que ...
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American Airlines flight attendants union tells employees they won't be fired if they refuse to get vaccinated by the airline's deadline

An American Airlines flight attendant. LM Otero/AP American Airlines' flight attendant union is telling members that they won't be immediately fired if they remain unvaccinated past the airline's deadline. All American employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 per a Biden administration mandate for federal contractors. American's deadline for vaccination is just days before the Thanksgiving holiday. American Airlines' flight attendant union is telling flight atte...
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Hospitality Investment Leaders meet at Morocco Tourism Investment Day at Expo Dubai 2020

On Monday, 11 October, the Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT) hosted the Morocco Tourism Investment Day as part of Morocco: Global Investment Hub Week, which took place at the Morocco Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020, in partnership with Bench, the organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa.
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77% of travelers want to travel in the next year, with Europe reigning as top destination, according to new traveler research commissioned by Amadeus

The survey of 9,074 consumers across France, Germany, India, Spain, Russia, Singapore, the UAE, the UK, and the US shows the appetite to travel is high. At the same time, it reveals that greater clarity on restrictions and guidelines will be key to unlocking increased traveler confidence. Over a third (35%) of travelers said the current international guidelines around where and how to travel are confusing, making them less likely to book business and/or leisure travel.
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Sun Country is adding 7 new nonstop routes from its Minneapolis base in its latest network expansion - see the full list

natmac stock / Sun Country Airlines announced seven new routes from its Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport base. The airline is targeting spring and summer vacation destinations in its latest network expansion. Sun Country is extending its current flight schedule into early September 2022, offering over 70 destination options. Sun Country Airlines is focusing on spring and summer destinations with seven new nonstop routes from its base at Minneapolis-Saint Paul ...
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‘Nobody ever put hands on me before’: flight attendants on the air rage epidemic

Although travelers’ hissy fits are nothing new, incidences of bad behavior have spiked amid the tense landscape of Covid-19Alexander Clark had only just boarded the Los Angeles-bound United airliner when the man seated behind him became incensed. As Clark tells it, a flight attendant had repeatedly asked the passenger to alternately stop talking on his phone or don a face mask when, after the fourth ask, the passenger snapped.“I will find your name, date of birth, and address! I will know your s...
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30 Frases de Motivación para Emprendedores

Emprender no es una tarea fácil, y nadie dijo que lo era. Para entrar en la ruta emprendedora se requiere de mucho sacrificio y de un constante esfuerzo. El emprendedor convierte su pasión en su estilo de vida.Pero, ¿En algún momento ha pasado por tu cabeza tirar la toalla? ¿Ha sentido frustración y que tus esfuerzos no dan frutos? ¿Pones empeño, tiempo, dedicación y dinero pero sientes que no sirve de mucho?Déjame decirte con una frase muy popular que “no eres el primero, ni el último” en senti...
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Uber and its #Dubai Subsidiary Hit With Massive Tax Bills in #SaudiArabia - Bloomberg

Uber and its Dubai Subsidiary Hit With Massive Tax Bills in Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has slapped several technology firms, including Uber Technologies Inc. and its Dubai-based subsidiary Careem, with tax bills worth tens of millions of dollars, according to people with knowledge the matter.Uber and Careem face a combined bill worth around $100 million, two of the people said. The claims are related to a dispute over how to calculate the value-added tax owed over the past few years...
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Lamar Jackson's mind-boggling numbers now end all NFL MVP debates

NFL null null null null Lamar Jackson is about to make a second straight season of a br...
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Slow travel, high-tech hotels and bucket-list adventures: this is what travel in 2022 will look like

With Reuters reporting a 700 per cent increase in searches for flights to America on BA’s website after the US announced its easing of travel restrictions from next month, it seems travel, and even long-haul, is firmly back on the agenda.
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HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 15 October 2021

Ascott Partners with Sun Group to Manage Vietnam’s Most Extensive Service Residence Integrated Development
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How Covid changed the hospitality industry

I’m eavesdropping on the pre-service line-up at Davies and Brook in Claridge’s, a huddle of 20 or so staff led by general manager Anneka Brooks. Usually, line-ups are a chance to catch up on new dishes or prep for VIP guests. This one is a little different. Alongside menu updates and points of service, the team is sharing thoughts and fears and making affirmations in ways you’d expect at group therapy.
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GlobalData reveals top five tourism types discussed in 2021

Tourism being a major contributor to the GDP of several countries, the governments are taking various measures to revive the industry’s business from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. An analysis of GlobalData’s Social Media Analytics (SMA) Platform, which identifies and tracks the emerging trends, pain areas, new fields of innovation among discussions of Twitter influencers and Redditors, has revealed ‘Virtual Tourism’ as the most popular type of tourism, followed by ‘Space Tourism’ i...
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#Saudi index hits multi-year peak as Gulf bourses end higher | Reuters

Saudi index hits multi-year peak as Gulf bourses end higher | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Sunday amid strong oil prices, with the Saudi index hitting a multi-year peak as the country eased coronavirus curbs.The kingdom is rolling back COVID-19 restrictions from Oct. 17 in response to a sharp drop in daily infections and a considerable development in vaccinations. read moreSaudi Arabia has also lifted social distancing measures and will allow full-capacity attend...
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German Hotel Investment Market - Q3 2021 Update

In the first three quarters of 2021, approximately EUR 1.48 billion was invested in hotel properties in Germany. Compared to the same period last year (Q1-Q3 2020: EUR 1.70 billion), this represents a decline of about 13 percent. The reason for this, according to the internationally active real estate consultancy Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), is the extremely strong Q1 2020 (Q1 2020: EUR 1 billion), which was not yet affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Transaction activity was relatively even...
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Return to your favorite museums with Airbnb Experiences and Made By Us

As guests return to cities, Airbnb and Made By Us have partnered together to curate a wishlist of new Airbnb Experiences created by museums, theatres, archives and more nationwide Participating organizations will include the National Archives Foundation, Betsy Ross House, Atlanta History Center, HistoryMiami Museum, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Ford’s Theatre and Genesee Country Village & Museum. As guests mark their fall with trips to large and mid-sized cities, many are ch...
Tags: Travel, Virginia, US, America, Ford, Washington Dc, House, Smithsonian, Albert Einstein, Miami, Airbnb, Tudor, Thomas Jefferson, Atlanta Georgia, Miami Florida, Richmond Virginia

Doing the right thing, for the right reasons, right now | By Michelle McKinney & Julian Walker

CWT's CEO, Michelle McKinney Frymire talks about sustainability with Julian Walker, our Head of External Communications.
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Hilton Introduces Industry-Leading Tech Enhancements, Improving Guest Experience with Shareable Digital Room Keys, Automated Complimentary Room Upgrades and Confirmed Connecting Rooms

Hilton today announced the latest in a series of technology innovations that enhance the guest experience across the company’s 18 world-class hotel brands. In a first for a major hospitality company, Digital Key Share will allow more than one guest to have access to their room’s Digital Key, which turns the free Hilton Honors app on their smartphones into a room key.
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Inside the Golden Door Spa, the California retreat loved by the wealthy that's $9,950 for a week's stay

Inside the Golden Door Spa and Resort. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Golden Door Spa and Resort in California has hosted the world's elite at its 600 acres. Guests pay $9,950 for a week-long stay that includes spa treatments, workouts, and other activities. Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. crafts the spa menu that's unlike traditional spas with satiating, nutritional, and delicious food. Hidden in the hills of San Diego County in California is Golden Door, a top-rated spa and resort...
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#Saudi at its highest in over 15-years, #Qatar edges up | Reuters

Saudi at its highest in over 15-years, Qatar edges up | Reuters Saudi Arabia's stock market ended higher on Thursday, to remain at its highest in over 15 years, amid strong oil prices, while the Qatari index registered its twelfth weekly gain in thirteen.Investors remain optimistic in the region. Equities are buoyed by the good earnings season and the high level of energy prices, said Wael Makarem, senior market strategist at Exness."Additionally, the improved sanitary conditions should he...
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Europe Travel & Tourism sector lags global recovery

Latest research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows Europe’s Travel & Tourism sector’s year on year recovery may only achieve a growth of 23.9% this year.
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AHLA Statement on White House Travel Announcement

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) President and CEO Chip Rogers released the below statement following a White House announcement that it will lift travel restrictions for foreign visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 beginning Nov. 8. “Hotels have kept travelers and employees safe as a result of our industry’s rigorous health and safety protocols, and we continue to encourage our workforce, guests and all Americans to get vaccinated. We applaud President Biden’s mo...
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STR: U.S. hotel performance for September 2021

The U.S. hotel industry reported lower performance from the month prior, according to September 2021 data from STR.
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Jobless rate falls, health officials to authorize booster shots, Land Board to rule on Thirty Meter Telescope permit, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii grocery store ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaii’s jobless rate falls to 6.6%. Hawaii’s labor force has been shrinking even as the unemployment rate has been declining. The drop in the labor force has been mainly caused by people either moving out of state, being discouraged and not looking for jobs, or unwilling to return to the workforce in the midst of the pandemic. Star-Advertiser. KITV4. University of Hawaii regents defer controversial tenure proposal. The University of Hawaii Board...
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Radisson Hotel Group becomes world’s first hotel group to offer carbon negative meetings

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to be the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio carbon negative. For every event taking place at its participating hotels, Radisson Hotel Group will offset double the carbon footprint, to ensure that every meeting has a positive impact on the environment.
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Hilton Introduces Industry-Leading Tech Enhancements, Improving Guest Experience

Hilton today announced the latest in a series of technology innovations that enhance the guest experience across the company’s 18 world-class hotel brands. In a first for a major hospitality company, Digital Key Share will allow more than one guest to have access to their room’s Digital Key, which turns the free Hilton Honors app on their smartphones into a room key.
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