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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Industry welcomes WA tourism subsidies

WA Tourism Council welcomed the joint federal-state grant funding announced today for WA tourism businesses hit hard by East Coast closures and interstate and international travel restrictions. Grants of $ 2,000, $ 5,000 and $ 10,000 will be available for tourism businesses facing a downturn of more than 30%. Today’s …

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Make the opportunities outweigh the risks | Business Travel News

Victoria Boldison, who founded Bolst Global, a health food, beverage and supplement export service, knew that doing business on her own as a non-Muslim Western woman in Saudi Arabia would be a challenge, even if she did. rejoiced. “You hear all the perceptions, that this is not something that women …

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KPMG Australia partners and staff get a bargain

After a strong performance in its last fiscal year, KPMG partners and staff are bracing for a much higher bonus than expected – in some cases double the bonus they had previously anticipated. Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, KPMG Australia ended its 2020/21 fiscal year (June 2020 to …

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New Orleans tourism industry worries as coronavirus rages

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – It’s a neighborhood bar and restaurant, but for two long weekends each year, Liuzza’s by the Track “regulars” include a bustling crowd of tourists having drinks and settling in. for meals on the way in and out. the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival nearby. Co-owner …

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Blog: Slowly come back to something as usual

Welcome to the 2021 summer Las Vegas market. Looks like it’s been a long time coming, but here we are emerging from our COVID-19 induced cocoons. OK, so that’s a bit of a stretch; however, one has the impression that the winter has been very long. Each of our industry’s …

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Portland officials and progressives unite to oppose far-right protest | Portland

A united front against far-right groups appeared to be paying off for authorities and progressive groups in Portland, Oregon, ahead of a protest scheduled for Sunday. Faced with a coalition that staged joint events on Friday, far-right organizers appeared to be in some disarray. Some have promoted a new location …

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Korea Tourism Organization launches online cultural course for travelers

The Korean Tourism Organization’s office in New Delhi is launching an online course on Korean culture for travelers to India. The course aims to educate Indians about the culture of South Korea and is suitable for culturally conscious travelers. The course is chargeable online and will be available at a …

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Southwest Airlines Says Delta Variant Is Impeding Business

Southwest Airlines Co. said the recent spike in Covid-19 cases is slowing bookings and increasing cancellations, showing how quickly the Delta variant is kicking into economic activity. The airline said on Wednesday that while demand for the key Labor Day weekend remained healthy, the recent slowdown would make it difficult …

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Muncie needs volunteers for IRONMAN triathlon – Muncie Journal

By Corey Ohlenkamp, ​​Director of Communications, Town of Muncie— MUNCIE, Ind. – The city of Muncie is looking for volunteers to participate in the next annual IRONMAN triathlon on October 2, 2021. The annual IRONMAN triathlon will be even bigger this year after the cancellation of last year’s event. Muncie …

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Long delays as Canada opens border to fully vaccinated U.S. tourists after 16 months

VANCOUVER, Aug.9 (Reuters) – Long delays were reported at the Canada-U.S. Border on Monday as Ottawa finally opened its doors to fully vaccinated U.S. tourists for the first time in 16 months, sparking a tourist rush north during the busy summer season. Government data showed a seven-hour wait time for …

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Hertz posts higher incomes, plans to re-enroll amid travel rebound

Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said it plans to re-list on a major stock exchange by the end of 2021, as its quarterly revenues increase amid a rebound in travel. From April to June, Hertz achieved sales of $ 1.87 billion, up 62% from the first three months …

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What happens when your 0% annual interest rate period ends? – Councilor Forbes

Editorial Note: Forbes Advisor may earn a commission on sales made from partner links on this page, but this does not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Comparing features and options when applying for a new credit card is often a complex decision, but an attractive feature that …

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UN publishes dazzling assessment of the state of climate change

Climate change has been altering the Earth in “unprecedented” ways for thousands – and in some cases, hundreds of thousands – of years, according to a dazzling report released by the United Nations on Monday. The sobering assessment also found that some of the changes that are already happening, such …

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Businesses thought they had a plan for fall, now they’re scrapping it

‘Barron’s’ panel discusses challenges for video game equity investors Until a few weeks ago, business leaders were confident about what to expect this fall. The offices would reopen after Labor Day. Business travel would resume more widely. Long-delayed business meetings, conventions and off-site meetings were finally about to take place. …

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Boom in tourism bodes well for local attractions

BARRIE, ONT. – On Friday, the Ontario government announced $ 1.5 million for Huronia’s historic parks to help repair and rehabilitate its facilities. “We need to keep investing in order to have a top notch product, so that when the rest of the world can safely return to it, we …

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Delta variant disrupts travel and leisure rebound

The Americans have hit the road, the skies and the stadiums again this year. But lately, the grand reopening has lost some of its momentum. Shows are canceled, mask requirements return to casinos and venues, and consumers are reconsidering travel plans thanks to an increase in Covid-19 infections. The reaction …

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Obama’s birthday party: who’s still invited?

Jay-Z and Beyoncé were still there on Friday. David Axelrod and Larry David were out. Former President Barack Obama’s 60th birthday was slated to be the biggest social event of the summer for alumni of his administration and friends of the Obama family – a celebrity garden party at the …

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LEXICON PHARMACEUTICALS: Management Discussion and Analysis of Financial Position and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

Overview We are a biopharmaceutical company with a mission of pioneering medicines that transform patients' lives. We are devoting most of our resources to the research and development of our most advanced drug candidates: •We are developing LX9211, an orally-delivered small molecule drug candidate, as a treatment for neuropathic pain. …

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Alaskan whales would be “happier” with fewer tourists around

Researchers recently observed that whales in Alaska were the “happiest” they had ever been. Much like a true New Yorker, the increased contentment of these whales is said to be due to the lack of tourists in the area. BBC reports how the behavioral change of whales, especially humpback whales, …

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Forgot how to navigate the airport like a pro? Road warriors become recruit

For more than five years, Jessica Ridlen has treated business travel as a ritual. The biotech manager kept a handbag close at hand, regularly stocked her mini stash of toiletries, and had two sets of each charging cord. The pandemic has put an end to its routine. Rebooting again turns …

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Parents’ Dilemma of Foreign Travel with “Outrageous” Price Hikes During School Holidays

Prices for overseas vacations have risen sharply since the last government travel review, with trips taken during school vacations on average £ 418 more expensive, according to a study. New research from currency expert FairFX has found that family vacations taken during the summer school holidays cost much more than …

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New TEQ council to support the revival of tourism

Minister of Tourism Industry Development and Innovation and Minister of Sports The Honorable Stirling Hinchliffe Four new appointments have been made to the Board of Directors of Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) to help support the recovery of the tourism industry following the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said …

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Booking sales beat, but losses beat expectations as travel industry continues to wait for a rebound

Booking Holdings Inc. surpassed $ 2 billion in quarterly sales for the first time since the start of the pandemic in an earnings report on Wednesday, but losses have exceeded expectations as the company waits for a stronger rebound for travel amid the global pandemic. BKNG reservation, -2.51% Wednesday reported …

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Critical Race Theory Cannot Be Allowed to Open the Class to Discrimination

A thoughtful and well-motivated attorney general’s recent opinion on Austin Knudsen’s Critical Race Theory has left folks stomping their feet and tearing their hair out. The Montana Democrats’ spin machine is in full swing to justify racial discrimination in Montana schools, universities and workplaces. To defend the controversial teachings, liberal …

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Hawaii works on plan to limit tourists to Oahu

Hawaii officials fear their state may be overrun with tourists and are taking action to slow the trend. the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) last week approved a bold tourism management plan for Oahu with the specific aim of reducing the number of visitors to the island. HTA President and CEO …

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Global Travel Management Solutions Market Report 2021-2026

Dublin, August 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Global Travel Management Solutions Market (2021-2026) by Deployment Type, Travel Type, and Geography – Competitive Analysis, Impact of COVID-19, Ansoff Analysis” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global travel management solutions market is estimated to be worth USD 42.6 billion in …

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Coronavirus Live News: Deaths in England and Wales Peak in Three Months; Indonesia faces increase in cases | World news

IndonesiaBritish Columbia health workers are struggling under the weight of new cases seven days after the world’s fourth most populous country suffered its deadliest day with 2,069 deaths. As of Sunday, the total number of official cases stood at over 3.4 million with 97,291 deaths, although with poor testing and …

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