Monthly Archives: August 2022

DC Tourism: City sees surge in visitors, but full recovery elusive

Comment this story Comment DC welcomed nearly 6 million more visitors last year than in 2020, a sign that people are on the move and eager to travel. It’s also a stark reminder of the challenges the nation’s capital faces as it seeks to rebuild a tourism economy reeling from …

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Health authorities are working with community actors to control Monkeypox in Portugal

From May 3-12, 2022, 2 sexual health clinics in Lisbon, Portugal were concerned that a small number of patients had unusual genital lesions, skin rashes and systemic symptoms including fever and swollen lymph nodes. Dr Margarida Tavares is the director of the National Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Infection Program …

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Ban Russian tourists? The EU is divided on visa restrictions for regular Russians.

Comment this story Comment BRUSSELS – As fighting rages in eastern Ukraine and Europe braces for a war-induced recession, should Russians be allowed to enjoy late summer in southern Ukraine? France ? Buying luxury goods in Italy? Visiting family in Finland? These questions will form part of a debate this …

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Business travel is the third largest contributor to tourism

Business tourism is a lucrative segment of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) and the third largest contributor to tourism in the country, says Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari. “Selangor’s attractions and growing MICE business have made the state a top vacation destination. “In addition to that, Kuala …

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Cardinals of the Catholic Church converge in the Vatican with Pope Francis

Comment this story Comment VATICAN CITY — Cardinals of the Catholic Church have converged in Rome for a slate of official events that began on Saturday when Pope Francis elevated 20 new clergymen to their exclusive club. Then, on the agenda, two days of discussions, starting Monday, on the reforms …

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Qatar Tourism features David Beckham in a new campaign

Qatar Tourism has launched a new holiday campaign featuring David Beckham to support the country’s tourism goals and its ambition to attract more than six million visitors a year by 2030. The campaign reveals Beckham’s action-packed adventure across the country in 48 hours, showing how Qatar offers visitors everything from …

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The City launches a survey of residents and potential visitors

ALDEN WILLIAMS / Stuff Two new surveys will probe people’s opinions of Christchurch. Christchurch residents are being asked for their thoughts on the city as part of a search for how to attract residents, investment and visitors. Economic development agency ChristchurchNZ recently hired Canadian consultants and local businesses to create …

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Virgin Atlantic launches global sale – Business Traveler

Virgin Atlantic has launched its latest sales promotion, offering discounted fares in Premium Class, Economy Class and Premium Economy Class (Premium). The sale runs until September 15, for travel between October 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 (excluding selected dates). Applicable routes within the US – where savings include up …

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Colorado Baseball Team Cancels Family Night With Pro-Life Groups – OutKick

The Rocky Mountain Vibes, an independent league baseball team from Colorado Springs, canceled family night Friday. The cancellation was the result of pro-life groups bowing to pressure from a team sponsor who objected to their participation. The Vibes scheduled their family night several months ago, according to one of the …

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Friday footnotes: KPMG downsizing (office space); CPA CPA CPA; Some good news on diversity | 26.08.22

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Lagos Government Partners with Company to Market State’s Tourism and Art Asset

By Taiye Olayemi The Lagos State Government has partnered with Euro Vision Ventures to market and project the state’s artistic products and tourism potential worldwide. Mr. Dozie Atueyi, Program Manager, Euro Vision Ventures revealed this during a press conference in Lagos on Friday. Atueyi said the partnership will ensure proper …

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Lufthansa pilots prepare for strike

Lufthansa pilots are preparing to strike after talks broke down over a pay dispute this week, according to the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The union, which represents 9,600 members, said “legal and organizational preparations for the strike” began after Lufthansa sent in an “insufficient” wage offer on Thursday morning. “Despite …

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The best team in hockey will face off at the historic 2022 IIHF World Women’s Championship

Hilary Knight of the United States and Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada headline the … [+] next Women’s World Championship in Denmark (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images The best women’s hockey players work as allies as they strive to build a better foundation for their …

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Snohomish County Seeks Contractor for Revised Tourism Strategic Plan

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Washington August 24, 2021 – Snohomish County is seeking a contractor to help collaborate on a four-year strategic tourism plan. The Tourism Strategic Plan (STP) provides the county with a clear marketing strategy and management structure to develop and optimize sustainable tourism in Snohomish County. The updated STP …

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Hilton Marketer on Travel Industry Sustainability | Marketing

The motivation behind travel has changed, says Ivy Esquero, director of integrated marketing, sales and product activation at Hilton Hotels. Before the inauguration Spikes Asia Academya three-day immersive bootcamp (four hours/day September 14-16, 2022) called The followinglaunched by Spikes Asia, the region’s oldest and most prestigious award for creative advertising, …

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How to watch NBA athletes dress to represent their nations

The FIBA ​​2023 Second Round basketball The World Cup qualifiers will soon be underway. Window 4, which will run from August 22-30, 2022, will see the remaining 60 countries in the respective regions continue to battle as they seek a place at next year’s men’s world cup co-hosted by the …

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Southwest Virginia tourism rebounds near 2019 levels

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) – The tourism industry has been impacted during the pandemic, but in Southwest Virginia, the industry is rebuilding stronger than you might think. According to Virginia Tourism SocietySouthwest Virginia tourist numbers are only 7% lower than in 2019. “Over the past 24 months, it’s really inspired the …

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TUMI Launches Fall 2022 Documentary-Style Campaign Titled “Built for the Journey”

“At TUMI, our goal is to ensure that each person can perform at their best when using our products, whether traveling abroad on tour, returning home or embark on a new professional adventure,” said Victor Sanz, creative director of TUMI. “We use specialized design techniques and innovative materials to create …

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Hospitals take initiatives to boost medical tourism

They added technologies, revamped international fairs, offered robotic surgery, among other measures. According to the Lok Sabha Report 2022, medical tourism in India increased from 697,453 in 2019 to 303,526 in 2021. However, due to the pandemic, the year 2020 saw only 182,945 Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India . …

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As summer travel winds down, major U.S. airlines face unit revenue challenge

The airline measures unit revenue to compare with its competitors and over different time periods. This autumn, … [+] larger US airlines likely face lower RASM. Getty American airlines have had a busy summer, not without some operational disruptions. This summer has been also had surprisingly high rates, corresponding in …

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Fan of board games ? Check out this massive gaming convention

The organizers set it up so that solo participants can find groups to play with and try new games. Lovers of dice, group activities and little colorful plastic things that you move around on a piece of cardboard, there is an event just for you. Shux 2022 is coming at …

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Strong summer air arrivals boost tourism in Brazil

Brazil is returning to traveler routes in 2022, with airline arrivals showing a strong summer rebound. South America’s largest country recorded 23,577 flight arrivals through July, surpassing airline arrivals for all of 2020, officials from Embratur, Brazil’s tourism agency, said. THE ADVERTISEMENT trendy now Brazil’s total year-to-date 2022 also equates …

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QCCA Committee Highlights Expanding Innovation at Independent Community Oncology

Value management, theranostics, access to clinical trials and a mobile pharmacy are major innovations integrated into independent community oncology highlighted at the Quality Cancer Care Alliance Summer 2022 National Leadership Summit . Members of Independent Oncology Practices Gathered to Discuss Value Management, Theranostics, Access to Clinical Trials and Pharmacy Innovations …

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How to watch the BMW PGA Tour Championship on ESPN+

The BMW Championship, the penultimate event of the PGA Tour, takes place this weekend at Wilmington Country Club in Delaware. The group of 68 players will compete for 30 spots in next week’s Tour Championship, as well as a share of the $15 million purse. One of golf’s elite players …

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Fuwairit Kite Beach will open this year, Qatar Tourism announces

Kitesurfers and beachgoers, brace yourselves as Fuwairit Kite Beach will be opening soon on the northern coast of Qatar. Qatar Tourism made the announcement on its official social media pages. “Exhilarating views while riding the bright blue waves. We can’t wait for Fuwairit Kite Beach to open! With ideal water …

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With a CAGR of 14.77%, Business Travel Accommodation Market Size is Expected to Reach $450.80 Billion |

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, August 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The growing penetration of IoT has resulted from an increase in digitalization in the corporate and tourism sectors across the world, enabling travelers and tour operators to quickly achieve their goals. The Global business travel accommodation market has been significantly impacted by …

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Qld Rural Press Club: Australia’s leading ranchers talk about what’s happening in Indonesia

Frontline perspective: A leading Australian breeder on what’s happening on the ground in Indonesia Since it was first detected in Indonesia in May this year, the threat of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) entering Australia has not only grabbed headlines and sparked heated debate, but has also sparked a concerted effort by …

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Prince Charles thinks young people ‘have endured extremely difficult events’

prince charles is spending most of August on holiday in Scotland, and earlier this week was spotted wearing a kilt on his way to Canisbay Church in Scotland’s most northerly parish, Caithness. ‘Scotland. On Friday, however, he took the time to honor an important event, releasing an in-depth video message …

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Rebound in tourism benefits South African watermelon exports

“We’ve taken a bit of a hit with Covid which has brought watermelon exports to a standstill, but it’s starting up again, not yet back to pre-Covid levels, but I expect it to continue to grow. Exports have picked up very well,” observes Martin Michael, a watermelon trader at the …

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Advito and BCD M&E unveil their emissions calculator

Advito and BCD Meetings & Events have developed what they claim is the first ISO-certified emissions calculator for meetings and events, the companies announced Sunday at the Global Business Travel Association convention in San Diego. Both companies are part of BCD Travel. The tool is ISO-certified and is based on …

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Hawaii voters pick candidates in race to succeed Governor Ige

HONOLULU (AP) — Candidates in Saturday’s primary election to succeed term-limited Democratic Governor David Ige include a former first lady, a retired mixed martial arts champion and a congressman who moonlights as a Hawaiian Airlines pilot. Democratic U.S. Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele’s decision to run for governor opened his seat in …

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Taiwan blames politics for cancellation of global Pride event

Taiwan participates in global organizations like the Olympics as “Chinese Taipei”, to avoid political problems with China, which regards the self-governing democratic island as its own territory and bristles at anything that suggests it s is a separate country. The city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan was set to host …

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Tourism figures show rebound from pandemic low point – The Royal Gazette

Created: August 13, 2022 07:54 Tourism in Bermuda is still below 2019 levels, but is showing a rebound from the low point of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to second quarter visitor numbers. The Bermuda Tourism Authority had a strong performance in vacation rentals from April to June. Yacht visits to …

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Acquisitions Drive Program Consolidation, Plus Meetings Strategy

Your work moved to 100% remote, which was a big change, but what has changed for you in the last 24 months? With the acquisition of a new business, what had been my beautiful managed program went off the rails. The acquired business’ travel program was very fragmented, so we …

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PEAR THERAPEUTICS, INC. MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND OPERATING RESULTS (Form 10-Q)

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains forward-looking statements based upon current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties. Pear's actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including those set forth in the "Risk Factors" section included in Part II, …

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Tourism in Germany marks a big recovery – Number of overnight stays will reach 2019 levels

The number of overnight stays by tourists in Germany rose to 48.9 million in June, which represents an increase of 60.5% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. According to a press release issued by the German statistics office, Destatis, the number of overnight stays approached pre-pandemic levels, …

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BCD partners with FairFly for price insurance offering

BCD Travel is leveraging technology from the FairFly travel data platform to power its airfare insurance offering, the travel management company announced. FairFly has been a BCD partner since 2018, available to BCD customers through its SolutionSource marketplace, but a new expanded agreement puts FairFly technology behind a standard BCD …

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ENDEAVOR GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. : FD Settlement Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 7.01 Disclosure of FD Rules. On August 9, 2022, Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.a Delaware corporation (the “Company” or “Endeavour”), issued a press release announcing the Transaction (as defined below), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. DBH (as defined below), a …

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Destination Maryland – Tourism of Tomorrow – Conduit Street

Across the country, travel has resumed to near pre-pandemic levels thanks, in part, to the heroic efforts of local tourism officials. In Maryland, tourism in the county rebounded through adapting operations, creative marketing and innovating with existing spaces. At the 2022 MACo Summer Conference, four tourism experts will come together …

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Tourists leaving negative travel reviews for Chinatown, Gastown

Breadcrumb Links Reopening of Canada New National No more reopening of Canada Local News Local company Crime Company Nearby Downtown Eastside business associations and tourism developers are meeting this week to discuss the role they can play. Publication date : August 08, 2022 • 3 hours ago • 4 minute …

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Thailand’s tourism industry rebounds as it heads into peak season

ANN/THE STRAITS TIMES – Tourist arrivals to Thailand have been promising – with 3.12 million international travelers in the first seven months of the year. Authorities and industry players are optimistic but the nation, which before the Covid-19 pandemic relied heavily on tourism, is not yet out of the woods. …

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We-Ko-Pa Casino and Golf Resort Reinvents Itself During the Pandemic

Imagine stepping into a cruise ship, but instead of ocean water, you’re surrounded by the Sonoran Desert. We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort, approximately 30 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix on land owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, is where that vision becomes reality as a reimagined unique vacation spot. People who …

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How a retired couple find adventure working and volunteering at home and around the world

By Barbara J. Tuttle “With all the knowledge we’ve acquired over our careers, why should we sit around and waste it?” They started a new phase by using their professional skills to help others. This article is reproduced with permission from NextAvenue.org. After a particularly stressful week at work, Jane …

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Obama Weekend Festival in Detroit celebrates the former president

James Ford speaks proudly about his participation in the 16th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhood Day. However, for Ford, the number 44, not 16, is the number that drives him to action, as Ford will demonstrate at his Obama Weekend Festival, which began Friday and runs through Sunday. Inspired by the …

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Flash floods bury cars and strand tourists in Death Valley | National parks

Flash flooding in Death Valley National Park closed all roads into the park, buried cars and stranded around 1,000 people on Friday. A deluge brought “almost an entire year of rain in a single morning” to the famously hot and dry California desert park. At least 4.3 cm (1.7 in) …

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Performance of RLJ’s city hotel portfolio signals rebound in business travel

Travelers are finally returning to urban cities for vacations, events and business trips, which RLJ Lodging Trust President and CEO Leslie Hale called the main factor behind the strong second quarter of the real estate investment trust. City hotels account for two-thirds of the company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation …

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Junior Public Relations Consultant – Hybrid Arrangement or WFH

The Ideas Suite is a dynamic PR agency in Sydney seeking a full-time Senior Account Manager to provide client support and manage select client programs. We invite candidates with at least 12 months of PR or communications experience to apply. Begin: Soft start. Working model: Home + office Working hours: …

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How America’s Biggest Ever Energy Bill Could Boost Biden’s Climate Agenda

After initially opposing it, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia surprised government watchers by helping relaunch a spending bill full of clean energy investments.Credit: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Just two weeks ago, a centerpiece of US President Joe Biden’s climate agenda seemed dead in the water, due to opposition from …

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Vin Scully: Proud Unionist #RIP – After Yellowstone Floods, Tourism Workers Lose Company Housing

My friends, Greetings from the Burgh, where I received very good medical news. Melk accepted into experimental Long Covid cognitive and physical therapy program Over the past 6 months I have had a very difficult struggle with Long Covid which has affected my ability to think clearly, write effective fundraisers …

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Chatham Lodging in Q2 battered as growing business travel demand bolsters occupancy (NYSE:CLDT)

Klaus Vedfelt/DigitalVision via Getty Images Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT) Second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations on Wednesday as increased business travel demand bolstered the REIT’s operating metrics, including revenue per room and occupancy. . “The second quarter was fantastic, hitting all cylinders as RevPAR jumped significantly, coinciding with the …

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AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND OPERATING RESULTS (Form 10-Q)

EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW Company overview We develop, market, sell, and support software and integrated solutions for video and audio content creation, management and distribution. We are a leading technology provider that powers the media and entertainment industry. We do this by providing an open and efficient platform for digital media, along …

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James Gang Reunites: Joe Walsh Calls On Dave Grohl For Band’s ‘Last Performance’ For Charity | Guitare.com

Joe Walsh has unveiled the lineup for his sixth annual benefit concert, featuring a line-up of Ohio-based artists such as the recently reunited James Gang, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana, The Black Keys and Nine Inch Nails. The show, which takes place Nov. 13 at Nationwide Arena in …

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Center Authorizes Five Tourism Projects In Ap | Vijayawada News

Vijayawada: The central government has authorized five tourism projects in the state, including three projects under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme 2.0 program and the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD) program.This information was given to Lok Sabha on Monday by Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy, in response to a …

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Report: FAA approves Boeing plan to resume Dreamliner deliveries

Paused for more than a year due to production defects and inspection issues, Boeing 787 Dreamliner deliveries are set to resume after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a plan the planemaker submitted this spring to inspect and repair these problems, according to Reuters. Under the plan, the …

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SPE Technology Focus and Looking to the Future

The governance model of the SPE is based on the concept “think global, act local”. The model connects local chapters and student chapters and consolidates to regional directors. Technically, the technical sections report to the technical directors. It is a model recognized by professional societies as offering the combined benefits …

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