Monthly Archives: August 2021

O’Leary’s stern warning about the future of the tourism sector must be heeded

Ryanair’s stern warnings from Michael O’Leary about a tough four or five years for tourism here should be heeded. The airline veteran delivered a clear message about the challenges of rebuilding the sector here, especially in light of reduced connectivity. The comments came a week when the airline said it …

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The business travel register is now open

Sunday August 29, 2021, 1:07 p.m.Press release: MBIE With the plan for Auckland and Northland remaining on COVID-19 Alert Level 4 while the rest of the country moves to Alert Level 3 from 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday August 31, the business travel register has now been activated for that companies …

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Improving the Lives of Veterans in Northern Nevada

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Thousands of people gathered in the parking lot outside Reno’s Sportsman’s Warehouse for a day of fun, food and festivities, all to benefit local veterans. “It’s great to see people here enjoying a great barbecue and great raffle prizes,” said veteran John Callan. “People come here …

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Gasoline prices at their highest in 7 years for Labor Day trips, but drop relief expected at the pump

through: Bobby stilwell, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Aug 28, 2021 / 11:55 a.m. PDT / Update: Aug 28, 2021 / 11:55 a.m. PDT (Getty images) Some relief is on the way at the pump, but GasBuddy says those traveling for Labor Day 2021 will see higher gas prices. Prices are …

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Trumbull Tourism Launches ‘Where’s Wally’ Scavenger Hunt – Business Journal Daily

WARREN, Ohio – The new “Where’s Wally?” From Trumbull County Tourism Board The Scavenger Hunt with Mobile Passes offers an engaging way to learn about many of the sights the county has to offer. The mobile pass is an extension of “Where’s Wally?” Facebook campaign launched last year in response …

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EXL named 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customer’s Choice

NEW YORK, Aug.25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading operations analysis and management company, today announced that it has been recognized, for the second consecutive year, in as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for data and analytics service providers. The Customers’ Choice distinction is awarded to …

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Hopper Races to add new travel services

As COVID-19 comes and goes and a lasting reopening for business and leisure remains shrouded in uncertainty, at least one thing has become clear; People everywhere are eager to pack their bags, go out and travel again. “The only thing this pandemic has proven is that people want to travel …

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Proud Boys leader who burned BLM flag gets 5 months in prison

The leader of the extremist group Proud Boys was sentenced Monday to more than five months in prison for burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was torn from a historic black church in downtown Washington and brought two gun magazines to large-capacity fire in the nation’s capital days shortly …

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Spending by market giants of travel and tourism spending is going

Travel and tourism expenses The travel and tourism industry is one of the largest industries in the world. Europe receives the highest number of international tourist arrivals each year. France and the United States are more popular tourist destinations than the others. Developing countries like China and India have high …

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This EV charger map shows how the climate change infrastructure problem

By Paul N. Edwards 5 minutes Read Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill multiple cars every 5 or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. This is not the case for electric vehicle chargers, at least not yet. Today, the United States has approximately 43,000 public charging stations for electric …

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