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Growing demand and cautious capacity driving up costs in Europe

If you plot the volume of business travel bookings in Europe over the past 12 months, you get what looks remarkably like a roller coaster diagram. After a 2020 of minimal business travel, transactions increased steadily in 2021 and accelerated well until the omicron variant of Covid-19 materialized. Omicron “put …

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AECOM leaves its activities in Russia

DALLAS, March 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the global trust infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it is immediately exiting its business operations in Russia. “We stand with the people of Ukraine who are facing tremendous suffering as a result of Russia’s illegal invasion,” said Troy Rudd, CEO of AECOM. “Russia’s …

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Apple orders company staff to return to the office once a week from April 11 after multiple delays

Apple is ordering company staff to return to the office once a week from April 11 after multiple delays – with workers told they will have to be back at least three days a week by May 23 Apple’s CEO announced return-to-office timelines in a Friday memo US personnel must …

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Judge blocks NY attempt to shut down NRA, but lawsuit continues

Nation Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre speaks at the association’s Institute for Legislative Action leadership forum in Indianapolis in 2019.(AP File Photo/Michael Conroy) NEW YORK – A judge has rejected an attempt by the New York attorney general to put the National Rifle Association out of business, but …

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Democrats take to the road to promote green projects

President Biden recalled yesterday that Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur handed him a note right after his first joint address to Congress last year, extolling the virtues of the Great Lakes as an economic engine in his district. . “The Great Lakes underpin the life, work and play of millions …

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This remarkable travel map plots black cultural data as elevation

Here is the copy, composed by Washington, DC-based poet Jasmine Mans: “We are a people of many first steps.Black travelers making the sun and the clay a home.Discover time through the horizon line.You can find us in the mountains…And the valleys.The spoon that stirs the melting pot.We made dirt house,remembered …

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Leon Farley Obituary (2022) – Novato, CA

Leon Alex Trevor Farley May 6, 1935 January 6, 2022 Leon Farley of Greenbrae died peacefully at his home on January 6, with wife Karen Metz by his side. Leon loved words. And a proper lunch. Anything UCLA. Premier League football. A cold beer after a long tennis match. He …

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IHG adds 11 new properties in Spain and Portugal

IHG Hotels & Resorts strengthens its presence in Spain and Portugal with the signing of 11 new properties in the two Iberian countries. The new hotels are expected to open in the next few years and include IHG brands such as Holiday Inn, Hotel Indigo, Six Senses and Staybridge Suites. …

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EMEA People News In Brief (January 17, 2022)

LONDON — Citigate Dewe Rogerson has hired former Hawthorn Advisors chief executive Lorna Cobbett as its new chief executive. The agency also promoted Kevin Smith and Caroline Merrell to managing directors. MD Chris Barrie leaves the agency after 22 years to become director of corporate affairs and investor relations at …

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Seattle Kraken Embraces Indigenous Traditions and Elevates Indigenous Voices

On Dec. 6, the Seattle Kraken hockey team warmed up on the ice wearing specially designed jerseys inspired by traditional Karuk basketry, while more than 200 invited members of the area’s Native American community watched from the bleachers. The Kraken, the National Hockey League’s new team, wore the unique pre-game …

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UNC plans MLK Day banquet and lectures on campus next week

Next Monday, January 17, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday commemorating the birthday of the civil rights leader. Here are some events taking place on campus next week to honor and celebrate his legacy. MLK Memorial Banquet On January 16, the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion …

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Marson elected president of the national tourism association | Lifestyles

RUSSELL CO., Ky – Janette Marson, Executive Director of the Cumberland Lake Tourism Commission, has been elected 2022 President of the Kentucky Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (KACVB). KACVB is a state association focused on policy advocacy, public awareness and education for convention and visitor bureaus (tourist boards) across …

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Acorda Therapeutics: John Varian Joins Acorda Therapeutics Board of Directors – Form 8-K

John Varian Joins Acorda Therapeutics Board of Directors ARDSLEY, NY – January 3, 2022 – Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced that John Varian has joined its board of directors effective January 1, 2022. “We are delighted that John has joined the Acorda Board of Directors,” said Ron Cohen, …

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Biden addresses nation a year after Jan 6 attack on Capitol – live updates

President Joe Biden has marked a year since the January 6 assault on the United States Capitol with a fiery speech berating violence and former President Trump’s attempts to overthrow the 2020 election that made Mr. Biden president. “We will make sure that the will of the people is heard,” …

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After his son’s suicide and the January 6 attack, Rep Jamie Raskin isn’t giving up

A year ago, Representative Jamie Raskin, D-Md., Suffered two unimaginable traumas in the span of a single week. On New Years Eve 2020, her 25-year-old son Tommy committed suicide after succumbing to mental illness. Then, on January 6, 2021, just a day after Tommy’s funeral, Raskin was at work at …

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Space tourism took off in 2021, here’s how it happened

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launches passenger carrying Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and … [+] space tourism company Blue Origin, his brother Mark Bezos, Oliver Daemen and Wally Funk, from their spaceport near Van Horn, Texas on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo / Tony Gutierrez) ASSOCIATED PRESS After …

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News from the entire cantonal region

New genealogical resourceat the Rodman Public Library ALLIANCE – The Rodman Public Library has a new database, Heritage Hub, which will facilitate research by genealogists and historians. An addition to NewsBank, HeritageHub lets you explore your family history with a collection of American obituaries and obituaries from across the country …

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Alibaba promises carbon neutrality by 2030 and 1.5 gigatonnes of decarbonization across the ecosystem by 2035

Posted 36 minutes ago Proposed by Alibaba Group Summary • Alibaba targets carbon neutrality for Scopes 1 and 2, a 50% reduction in carbon intensity for Scope 3 by 2030• Alibaba Cloud targets Scope 3 carbon neutrality by 2030• New dimension Scope 3+ to reduce by 1.5 gigatons of carbon …

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Kyndryl develops its ecosystem through a partnership with Google Cloud

Kyndryl has partnered with Google Cloud in a relationship that further propels the IBM spin-off beyond Big Blue’s orbit and underscores its multi-cloud goals. Etienne Leonard The New York-based infrastructure service provider freed itself from IBM in November 2021. Since then, the company has formed alliances with a handful of …

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Hazleton, UAEU students reflect at symposium on intercultural collaboration

HAZLETON, Pa .– Separated by thousands of miles and a 20-hour time difference, students from Penn State Hazleton and the University of the United Arab Emirates (UEAU) recently came together virtually to reflect on a week-long collaboration dedicated to understanding and developing a larger worldview. . The Cross-Cultural Collaboration Symposium …

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Airlines prepare for Thanksgiving travel test after tough year

The Transportation Security Administration said it expects Thanksgiving travel to approach pre-pandemic levels, with 20 million people likely to pass through U.S. airports over a 10-day period. Airlines, including Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Airlines Holdings Inc., have said they expect the Sunday after Thanksgiving to be the busiest …

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The non-zero costs of zero covid

TIT TRADE the war between America and China has paradoxically brought some of the citizens of these countries closer together. Ben Kostrzewa, commercial lawyer for Hogan Lovells, has left Washington, CC, Hong Kong to help corporate clients navigate export obligations, sanctions and controls. He traveled two or three times a …

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Enterprise appoints new European director

Khaled shahbo Enterprise Holdings has appointed Khaled Shahbo as senior vice president for Europe, succeeding Mike Nigro, who retired after a 38-year career. Shahbo has been Senior Vice President UK and Ireland since 2018, during which time Enterprise expanded its range of services, technologies and brand network in both countries. …

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Difficult calls: TMC staff shortages create service delays

One topic dominated conversations among UK-based travel buyers at BTN Group’s Business Travel Show Europe in London last week. As businesses finally emerge from post-Covid hibernation to resume travel, there are not enough staff at travel management companies to meet their needs. BTN Europe interviewed three travel managers – Peter, …

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Airlines gearing up for big success in business travel

Transport CS James Macharia aboard a Skyward aircraft during the airline’s launch of the Nairobi-Malindi-Lamu route. [Courtesy] As large corporations seek drastic ways to cut carbon emissions from business travel, airlines brace for a blow to business class travel, a key driver of revenue, according to executives and experts at …

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Lowe’s to host free stuff or treat events on October 21

Lowe’s gets into the Halloween spirit early this year, providing a new opportunity for trick-or-treaters to dress up and fill their bags with candy. The home improvement chain will hold “Hal-LOWE-in Trick-or-Treat trials” in stores nationwide to help “make up for lost time” last year when the risk of COVID …

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United Airlines plans 3,500 domestic flights per day for December, a pandemic peak

Anticipating many vacation trips, United Airlines said Thursday it would offer 3,500 daily flights to the United States in December, the highest number of any month since the start of the pandemic. United said they plan to offer 91% domestic flights in December compared to the same month in 2019, …

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Donald Alexandre | Obituaries | Today’s article

Donald Ernest Alexander, 67, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Born August 27, 1954 in Gardiner, Maine, he was the son of Donald V. and Phoebe E. Alexander. He graduated from Gardiner Area High School and attended the University of …

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Southwest Airlines Executives Talk About The Future Of Business Travel And San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Did you know that Southwest Airlines was established right here in San Antonio? It was literally drawn on a napkin in a bar inside the St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection hotel in the late 1960s. Southwest Airlines executives were in town Monday for a meeting with business …

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UC Lobbying for Revision of FAS Freedom of Expression Rules, Funding Night Transportation Program | New

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for college students, to propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a nighttime transportation program at the time. ‘a Sunday evening meeting. The first act revives a fund made available by UC twice in …

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Royal Caribbean partners with U.S. Virgin Islands to improve tourism product – Cruise Industry News

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) and Royal Caribbean Group have partnered to revitalize the US Virgin Islands cruise industry with Royal Caribbean Group’s commitment to develop infrastructure and attractions. A memorandum of understanding between the two organizations was signed by VIPA executive director Carlton Dowe and Royal Caribbean group …

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FAQ: Women’s March 2021 | OMCP

The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC on Saturday October 2. Here’s what you need to know. The Women’s March returns to the streets of DC in October. Here’s what you need to know. Q: Who is organizing the march? Although the Women’s March has hundreds of locally …

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Odisha’s Tourism Industry On Track To Recover, Hotels Fill Up During Lean Period | Bhubaneswar News

BHUBANEWAR: The state’s tourism industry, which had been in the doldrums since last year due to the Covid pandemic, has started to experience a revival, with most hotels experiencing impressive visitor occupancy. A drop in Covid infections, coupled with the easing of restrictions, have brought tourists back to their favorite …

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The Covid has hit the hotel industry hard. Data shows that he is still missing a key part of his business.

The hospitality industry has rebounded from the depths of the Covid-19 pandemic, but data and industry experts say it still lacks a vital part of its business: business travelers. The occupancy rate of hotels in the United States returned to pre-pandemic levels this summer, with an occupancy rate of 69.6% …

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AECOM to provide architecture – GuruFocus.com

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consultancy, announced today that it has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide architectural and engineering services as part of its South East Region Architecture and Engineering Program (SERAE). The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multi-award contract has …

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Second year students navigate major clubs in person after one year online

This latest ClubFest marked the first in-person club lounge held at Cornell in over a year – and for some student club leaders, last month brought their very first in-person interactions with their own organizations. For members of the Class of 2024, involvement in student groups was limited to virtual …

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Dubai Tourism provides a platform for stakeholders and partners to get key information about EXPO 2020

– Dubai Tourism provides a platform for stakeholders and partners to get key information about EXPO 2020 – Nearly 500 tourism industry professionals attend the virtual forum organized by Dubai Tourism to strengthen stakeholder collaboration – Industry updates, the latest global Dubai Presents campaign, major festivals and events, international marketing …

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CCIC welcomes decision to review 4th alignment of Mactan Bridge

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIC) welcomed the decision of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to conduct an eye inspection of the suggested alternative landings for the proposed 4th Cebu-Mactan Bridge and to consult with stakeholders of the Cebu metro. DPWH’s Unified Project Management Office …

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The experts at Morning Brew & Hilton — and you — weigh

Oh, the days of packing your bags, charging your devices, and heading to the airport for a few days of work on the road. Morning Brew’s Creative Studio Vice President Elyssa Starkman fondly recalls her years traveling producing shows like America’s Next Top Model * humble boast * around the …

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Tourist tax fixing records during recent COVID outbreak in Polk County

LAKELAND – The focus on amateur athletics and outdoor tourism has helped drive record increases in tax revenue on beds according to Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing. Hoteliers in the rest of Florida, meanwhile, are expected to see a drop as business travelers cancel their trips due to the …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 18, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. The Biden administration defended its decision to introduce vaccination warrants, after several Republican governors said they would fight them in court. Arkansas governor and vaccine advocate …

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Industry leaders unveil future of travel, meetings and events at Marriott International’s first major hybrid event in Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG, Sept. 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Marriott International and industry leaders discussed future trends at its first hybrid Asia-Pacific event – “Be There with Marriott International – The Way Forward for Travel and Events”. With reasons for optimism about the rebound in travel, Marriott International and industry …

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Undaunted by COVID-19, Students Return to Campus Life and Crowded Parties

Credit: Felicity Yick After more than a year of pandemic-induced closures, freshmen are excited to navigate a seemingly normal campus environment buzzing with parties and in-person classes. First four years, who requested anonymity due to possible repercussions, told the Daily Pennsylvanian about their largely positive experiences orienting new students during …

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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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The “Downtown is Open” campaign seeks to return to restaurants and events

Elle McMaster works and shops in Columbus. She owns the Copper & Ash Salon on South 3rd and Main Streets, and on Tuesday she was perusing the Pearl Market on East Gay Street, shopping for produce and coffee. McMaster, a resident of Olde Towne East, is optimistic about the future …

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Traveling to the United States could be easier

US President Joe Biden hinted at a White House meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel late last week that he may lift travel restrictions from Europe for the foreseeable future. He was pressured by Merkel when they spoke about reopening transcontinental travel across the Atlantic, and vowed to wait for …

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Tourists enjoy Boston despite rainy weather – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Another week – and another washout. It was a rainy July, and for visitors to our beautiful city, packing a suitcase didn’t feel very summery. “Cooler weather – it’s a bit like fall. We are so thankful that we brought raincoats and pants, ”said a couple from …

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How FIs Can Facilitate Unbanked and Underbanked Challenges

For most American adults who depend on banks or credit unions for their financial needs, it may come as a surprise that 6% of households – nearly 8 million Americans – are considered unbanked. Sixteen percent are underbanked or have a bank account, but also use alternative financial services to …

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Edelman APAC Manager Yvonne Koh joins Teneo as Managing Director

Edelman’s executive vice president and chief executive, Asia-Pacific, Yvonne Koh (pictured) has joined Teneo as managing director of its Singapore operations. She worked at Edelman for almost a year and was responsible for the development of her business specialties in the region, including digital crisis management, employee engagement, B2B marketing …

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The wars of American history | The Economist

July 10, 2021 WASHINGTON DC PARENTS ARE scandalized by a new program. Politicians fear educators will indoctrinate students with a non-American revisionist history. Progressives argue that this updated version of the program reflects an American reality that should not be hidden from children. The two camps clash during school meetings, …

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Karnataka to invite Prime Minister Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris to Bengaluru Tech Summit

The government of Karnataka is expected to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris for its annual flagship event Bengaluru Tech Summit-2021, which will be held November 17-19. According to Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwathnarayan, BTS 2021 will take place in a hybrid format with limited …

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Alabama Launchpad chooses finalists for latest startup competitions – Yellowhammer News

The state’s most active source of seed funding for start-ups selected 11 finalists in its latest competition. Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Alabama Economic Development Partnership (EDPA), has announced the finalists for two stages of its competition: those at the concept stage, which are usually in pre-income, and those …

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Movers and shakers: an exceptional roundup of appointments from all over Staffordshire

A mortgage company has welcomed a new chairman of the board of directors. Joanne Hindle has been appointed to the post of Stafford Railway Construction Company. Since 2008, Joanne has held a variety of non-executive positions, including President of the Shepherds Friendly Society, a non-executive of Bank of London and …

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Private sales emerge as obstacle to Senate action on guns

WASHINGTON – Democrats in Congress are trying to pass the first major gun control legislation in more than two decades with the backing of President Joe Biden, who said Thursday it was “long overdue” to do so. But they face a potentially insurmountable question about the rules that should govern …

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East Meadow Florist strives to ring in spring | Herald Community Newspapers

Last month, two days before Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the closure of non-essential businesses, Chris Hackert, owner of East Meadow florist, displayed 500 green carnations outside his storefront on East Meadow Avenue. It was the day after St. Patrick’s Day, and the East Meadow School District had placed an order …

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Coronavirus bill gives small businesses time to pay payroll taxes

(LR) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer hold meeting to discuss potential economic bill in response to coronavirus, COVID-19 , in Washington, DC, March 20, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Small businesses facing payroll tax payments will get …

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