Monthly Archives: April 2022

Nikko Amata City Chonburi hotel to open in Thailand on June 1

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co Ltd, will open Nikko Amata City Chonburi Hotel on June 1 in Amata City, Thailand. The hotel now accepts advance reservations for accommodation. The new hotel is located in the industrial area of ​​Amata City Chonburi, the largest industrial area in Thailand. Covering an area of ​​around 4,000 ...

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The new Crowne Plaza Budapest has launched a series of conferences on work-life balance – PHOTOS

Crown Plaza Budapest, a recently opened hotel in the heart of Budapest’s business district has launched a series of events focusing on the story of how work-life balance has evolved in our time. Crowne Plaza, which welcomes modern business travelers to more than 400 locations around the world, has valuable insight into the changing lifestyles of its customers. What was ...

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Palm Springs-area golf courses may not see green fees drop as much this summer

For many desert golfers, summer is the time to play their favorite recreational game. Not only have snowbirds and tourists left the wilderness, opening up more tee times, but declining golfer numbers mean courses are slashing their green fees to entice players out in the heat. Well, that’s how it usually works. But for summer 2022, May Day doesn’t necessarily ...

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How These Northern California Beekeepers Keep Their Hives Working During Drought

North Bay resorts will be abuzz with more than summer revelers over the next few months, with some hotels creating an oasis of habitats for bees trying to survive another year of drought. For decades, this has been difficult for super pollinators who have endured pests, pesticides, extreme weather and urbanization. But with the help of wine country’s best digs ...

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Zeal submits the planning of a sustainable hotel

Zeal Hotels has submitted plans to East Devon District Council to develop a sustainable hotel at Exeter Science Park under its own brand. The 142-room hotel will be the first of a number of sustainable hotels Zeal Hotels plans to open across the UK. The development, backed by a private investor, will be operated by a third-party management company. Confirmation ...

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Groups move to Isko | Philippine News Agency

(File photo courtesy of Isko Moreno Media Office) MANILA –Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso received a big boost on Thursday as large groups of supporters, including from the camp of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., shifted their support to the outgoing mayor of Manila. The event dubbed “The Biggest Switch” took place at the Great Eastern Hotel, ...

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7 things to know about Austin’s cuisine: Spot Buzzy launches sweet summer menu

Editor’s note: We understood. It can be hard to keep up with the fast pace of Austin’s restaurant and bar scene. We’ve got you covered with our regular roundup of essential food news. Openings, new offers and celebrity visits Meridian 98, the restaurant and bar on the roof of the Sonesta Bee Cave Hotel Austin, presents an all-new menu meant ...

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Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies at 87 in quarantine hotel

Hong Kong media reports that veteran actor Kenneth Tsang has died aged 86 while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel in the southern Chinese city. ByThe Associated Press April 28, 2022, 08:46 • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — Hong Kong veteran actor Kenneth Tsang has died aged 86 while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel ...

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Consulting jobs up to 28% of the Berkeley Haas MBA Class of 2022

Photo by Noé Berger More UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business students in the Class of 2022 have taken jobs at top consulting firms this year, a trend fueled by a need for more help, according to a new school report companies for everything from staffing challenges to brand positioning. . About 28% of full-time MBA graduating students in the Class ...

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Service robot firm Xianglu Technology pockets several hundred million yuan in pre-A Round funding

Your browser does not support HTML5 audio Service robot developer Xianglu Technology announced on Monday that it had received several hundred million yuan in a pre-A financing round run by Tencent and IDG Capital, followed by existing shareholder Source Code Capital. In November last year, Xianglu Technology announced that he had secured 100 million yuan ($15.3 million) in an angel ...

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Nantucket Author Nancy Thayer Publishes ‘Summer Love’ Beach Book

Nantucket Author Nancy ThayerThe latest – and 35th – novel from arrives May 3, but it’s already beach season in the pages of “Summer Love.” The chapters of his new book alternate between two different summers: 1995, when four 22-year-olds find themselves as roommates in a dilapidated old hotel being renovated; and (a non-pandemic) 2020 when The Sand Palace Four ...

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Hilton leans into iconic luxury

For more than a century, Hilton has been a safe and stable home for more than 3 billion guests worldwide. And despite the challenges of the pandemic, Hilton’s growth momentum has not faltered, remaining the fastest growing hospitality company in Asia Pacific. Locally, this is evident in Hilton’s recent and capital signing of Waldorf Astoria Sydney – the first Waldorf ...

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Collins College ranks in top 10 global hospitality programs

By Yetnaleci Maya, April 24, 2022 Cal Poly Pomona’s Collins College of Hospitality Management was named one of the top 10 hospitality and hospitality management schools in the world for 2022 by CEOWORLD magazine, in its rankings released last month. Despite the blow the hospitality and hotel management industry has taken during the pandemic, Collins College has been able to ...

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Where Can I Get the Best Emergency Loans?

If the uncertainty of the economy caused by the COVID-19 crisis has you concerned about financial difficulties that could be a possibility There are many alternatives that could help. Learn more about options to meet the financial demands of your family when the budget is tight or could become. From creditor and government relief assistance to savings and an emergency loan. ...

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Live Updates: Bank of Canada to consider another half-point rate hike, Macklem says

Canada’s central bank should consider tackling soaring inflation with another half-point hike in interest rates, its governor told a parliamentary committee on Monday. Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said policymakers would consider such a move again, having already raised the main interest rate by half a percentage point to 1% earlier this month. , the largest increase since May ...

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Lionel Messi set to stay at PSG but Mauricio Pochettino’s future uncertain | Soccer News

Lionel Messi will stay at Paris Saint-Germain for at least one more season as the club prepares to build the squad around the Argentine, most likely under a new manager. Despite being crowned Ligue 1 champions on Saturday with four games to go, PSG are considering the future of head coach Mauricio Pochettino and sporting director Leonardo, Sky Sports News ...

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Marymount University in California struggles to close

April 24, 2022Updated: April 24, 2022 5:21 p.m. RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — California’s Marymount University, a half-century-old private Catholic institution, will close its doors this summer, its board of trustees announced. The liberal arts school on the Palos Verdes peninsula south of Los Angeles has struggled in recent years due to declining enrollment, rising costs and the coronavirus ...

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Japanese startup Wayfarer snatches $1 million to become ‘AWS for hotels’

Japanese hotel proptech startup Wayfarer has raised $1 million for its mission to become the “Amazon Web Services for Hotels”. Persistence Capital led the round, with participation from Arculli & Associates, Jyuban and angel investors, bringing Wayfarer’s total funding to $2.1 million. Founded in 2019, Wayfarer was created to modernize hotel management in Japan. When the pandemic hit, the company ...

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England’s most lavish hotels for all your “Bridgerton” fantasies

The second season of “Bridgerton” gave us all the candy-colored costumes, feathers, jewels and Regency-era romance that lifted the first season to the top of the streaming platform in late December 2020. And it also made us yearn for a holiday in England – one where we can stay in hotels as lavish and beautiful as the places featured in ...

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Hotel Rangá Luxury Resort offers a free trip to Iceland to a photographer capturing the midnight sun

The midnight sun at Hotel Rangá, a luxury resort in southern Iceland Luxury Hotel Rangá in South Iceland is giving a photographer the gig of a lifetime: Capture photos and videos of the midnight sun. HELLA, ICELAND, April 23, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Are you someone who never says no to a new adventure? Are you a budding photographer? This dream ...

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Why a 150-year-old law limits a hotel’s liability – NBC Bay Area

A Los Angeles man had a dispute over about $7,000 with a hotel in San Francisco, and it turns out it was done by 150-year-old state law. Bob Sabouni and his friends chose the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco for a baseball weekend. When they arrived, their room was not ready. So they gave their bags to a hunter and ...

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Cybersecurity startup HacWare to expand with $2.3 million capital raise

Send the latest business news from your company to Ben Swanger at [email protected] For the Dallas-based cybersecurity startup, HacWare’s revenue has increased its revenue by 10 times its annual revenue norm in 2020, fueled by increased demand for protection against phishing and ransomware. Now, it’s raised $2.3 million in seed funding to continue scaling. Following the new funding round, led ...

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Europe’s largest Pullman hotel opens on Paris’ Left Bank after four years of top-to-bottom renovation and revitalization

Pullman Hotels & Resorts is delighted to present the new style of Pullman Paris Montparnasse, an avant-garde 115-meter skyscraper designed by Pierre Dufau in 1972 and a monument of modern architecture in the heart of Paris. The flagship establishment is located within a new complex and is part of a larger project that will revitalize the Gare Montparnasse (which welcomes ...

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The summer of competition kicks off with the US Open in Vegas

History links TEMPE – Sun Devil Wrestling will be represented by seven student-athletes at the US Open Championships April 27-May 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cohlton Schultz (Greco 130kg), Richard Figueroa (57 kg) and Cael Valencia (79 kg) will wrestle under the Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, while ASU will officially oversee Lou Fincher (65kg), Ricky Roberto ...

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Laguna Beach voters could decide whether to raise salaries for hotel workers and the fate of hotel projects

Pacific Edge Hotel is located at 647 S. Coast Hwy. Photo by Daniel Langhorne Two other ballot initiatives have collected enough valid signatures from Laguna Beach voters to qualify for the ballot, the Orange County Registrar of Voters said Wednesday. The first would set a minimum wage of $18 an hour for hospitality workers and would see that wage increase ...

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SalesBoost and GF Hotels & Resorts Forge Partnership to Offer Career Advancement Program

PLANO, TX and PHILADELPHIA CREAM, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SalesBoost, the leading on-demand skills-based learning and coaching platform, and GF Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel ownership and management company with more than 140 hotels and resorts high-end and mid-range in the United States in its portfolio, have entered into an agreement a strategic partnership to provide GF team ...

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Resources needed to match volunteer efforts for Ukrainian refugees in County Wexford

For many who arrive in Ireland, they are the first friendly faces they see, the first people to take them under their collective wing and provide that céad míle fáilte for which we are so renowned. These volunteer groups and their members, numbering in the hundreds, have worked long days and nights, weekends, to ensure that Ukrainian refugees arriving in ...

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‘Sattvik’ stamp gains momentum – Times of India

In December, IRCTC’s Shri Ramayana Yatra, a train that follows the Ramayana circuit, became the country’s first certified “vegetarian-sattvik” train. This is not just a simple attestation: on each trip, the railway staff uses an application to audit the pantry and the cars after each stop. Next on the agenda are sattvik hotel rooms in shrines like Katra, Ayodhya and ...

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Travel and hospitality sector shows signs of strong recovery after being hit by Covid-19 – The New Indian Express

Express press service After struggling for more than two years due to covid-19-induced restrictions, the travel and hospitality industry is showing signs of strong revival. According to data released by travel service providers, there has been a surge in flight and hotel bookings in recent weeks, with the peak summer holiday season heading towards pre -covid. “In the majority of ...

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Best LEED-certified hotels for eco-friendly travel

Let’s face it, hospitality isn’t exactly the most eco-friendly industry. Colossal properties and wasteful resorts tend to have quite a heavy environmental footprint. But an easy way to plan a greener getaway is to start with your hotel reservation. The hosting industry has seen a deluge of eco-friendly seals of approval and certification programs. However, when it comes to green ...

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If SoHo Karen had been black, she would have been dead or in jail

All of you, the hypocrisy and racism in the criminal justice system is astounding. I go around the world on the fact that Miya Ponsetto (known as SoHo Karen) pleaded guilty to a hate crime and all she has to do is behave well for the next two years to avoid jail time. Now, the family, we know very well ...

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Hello Kitty room with traditional teahouse design opens in Kyoto hotel, costs S$200/night for 4 people

Kyoto hotel chain launches Hello Kitty-themed room designed as a traditional tea room Hello Kitty fans now have something new to look forward to once Japan reopens to tourists. Kyoto hotel chain Resi Stay has just launched rooms inspired by our favorite anime feline – Hello Kitty. It’s also not just any typical Hello Kitty accommodation. In a nod to ...

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The Henlopen Hotel in Rehoboth was the place to be and be seen

Nearly 60 years after working at the Henlopen Hotel in Rehoboth Beach, former hunter John Witmer said the hotel is like one big family. Similar to what it is today at Funland, he said. Addressing a packed house on April 8 at the Rehoboth Beach Museum, Witmer presented his visual program, “The Henlopen Hotel: A Special Time, A Special Place.” ...

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‘Burnt and tired’: Nurses at major California hospitals brace for strike | Feeding with milk

FFive thousand nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Stanford, Calif., are preparing to strike demanding wage increases, mental health and wellness support, better health benefits health care and a focus on hiring and retaining nurses. The union has set a strike date for April 25. Stanford University’s Stanford Hospital in California has been consistently ranked among the ...

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Stayntouch Partners with Main Street Hospitality and Deploys Intuitive Cloud PMS at Seven Properties in New England

BETHESDA, MD. – Stayntouch, a global leader in cloud-based hotel property management systems (PMS) and guest-centric technology, today announced a partnership with Main Street Hospitality, a boutique hotel management group based in the Massachusetts, providing its flagship mobile PMS at seven New England Zone properties. Main Street Hospitality serves some of New England’s top luxury destinations. While focusing on boutique ...

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Daniel Kinahan, Irish boxing promoter and mobster, now has a $5 million bounty on his head

DUBLIN, Ireland — US authorities have offered a $15 million reward for information leading to the arrest of three members of a notorious Irish crime family accused of running a crime, property and boxing empire. a billion dollars. At a media event in Dublin on Wednesday, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control said the Kinahan cartel would now be ...

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Lost Property will open this summer in City of London

Lost Property London (Imagery © 2022 Hilton/Lost Property) Summer 2022 will see the debut of the City of London’s new eclectic Lost Property hotel. Part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, this brand new property will welcome guests to a space designed to represent the vibrancy of this historic part of London. A reflection of the territory Developped by Dominvs ...

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Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt at SFO

Airport hotels, long decried for their gloom and lack of imagination, are finally having their moment of glory. I’ve always been a fan of airport hotels, and I’ve written a lot about them: how to accommodate travelers in transit is one of the purest forms of hospitality; how it’s more exciting than it looks to stay right in the middle ...

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California ‘eco hotel’ traps and kills native wildlife • Earth.com

California’s Hotel del Coronado in San Diego County advertises itself as being environmentally friendly. The non-profit organization In Defense of Animals claims that is not the case. Calling the hotel’s branding “eco-friendly” greenwashing, the organization points out that the hotel traps and kills native wildlife. The hotel was first certified Green Seal in 2011 and Silver Level Green Seal in ...

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Belfast charity fight marred by violence outside hotel

Fights broke out between groups of spectators at a charity mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Belfast on Saturday night. The event, organized by Ultra MMA, took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at Milltown Road, Shaw’s Bridge. Videos seen by the Belfast Telegraph show fighting inside and outside the venue. In an indoor video, men are seen attacking ...

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At the Carillion in Boulder, hotel-style senior living features superb cuisine – Boulder Daily Camera

Jonathan Castner Le Carillon’s kitchen, designed by chef Ron McPhall, makes life at Le Carillon particularly pleasant. Jonathan Castner Le Carillon’s kitchen, designed by chef Ron McPhall, makes life at Le Carillon particularly pleasant. Jonathan Castner Le Carillon’s kitchen, designed by chef Ron McPhall, makes life at Le Carillon particularly pleasant. Jonathan Castner Le Carillon’s kitchen, designed by chef Ron ...

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Jordan plans electronic tags for inmates to avoid prison overcrowding

Daesh ‘Beatles’ forced captives to watch and listen to torture of other hostages, lawsuit says LONDON: A French war photographer told the trial of one of Daesh’s four ‘Beatles’ how he and other prisoners in the group attempted suicide to escape their executioners. Edouard Elias, who was captured by Daesh in Syria in June 2013, reportedly told the court in ...

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Beannchor reports £5m Covid support in first full year of trading under pandemic

One of the largest hotel groups in the north has detailed how government support, including £3.5million in furlough payments, has helped the business survive its first full financial year of trading during the pandemic . The Beannchor Group’s portfolio includes The Merchant Hotel, the Little Wing pizza chain and a number of popular bars, hotels and restaurants in Belfast, Lisburn ...

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Death of a student in hotel management: the parents accuse four of having pushed their son to suicide

CHANDIGARH Police on Friday began investigating allegations of harassment which may have led to a 19-year-old hotel management student in the city committing suicide in his paid accommodation in Sector 41 on Thursday afternoon. The allegations were made by the victim’s relatives, identified as Swayam Bhardwaj, a resident of Delhi’s northwestern Rohini region. The allegations were made against four of ...

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5 Things to Love About Aspen-Snowmass’ Newest Ski-In Ski-Out Hotel

The Viewline Hotel is perched on Snowmass Mountain, next to the Village Express lift, offering … [+] ski-in ski-out access for all its guests. line of sight Aspen-Snowmass is one of the best ski destinations in the world, filled with upscale and memorable mountain accommodations. So what’s up? This season, a premier piste-side property in Snowmass changed hands, reopening just ...

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Minnesota Supreme Court backs DNR firing of Northeast region chief

The firing of a former director of the Department of Natural Resources in northeast Minnesota was not on the basis of her negligence report, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Lori Hanson was fired in 2017 after an incident at the Fortune Bay Resort Casino in Tower, where she reported possible child neglect and sex trafficking. She sued the DNR ...

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City staff recommend plans to convert former Guelph Hotel into student housing get council approval

City staff said plans to convert a recently closed hotel into student accommodation should be given the green light by council. According to a report ahead of the council’s April 11 planning meeting, staff recommend council approve rezoning plans for 601 Scottsdale Dr. Forum Equity Partners is seeking to convert the former Holiday Inn into a student residence with 151 ...

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Three-story hotel in the heart of Greenport Village

A sketch of the proposed three-story inn that would replace the building that housed Sweet Indulgences. (Courtesy rendering) Sweet Indulgences in Greenport, closed after nearly 30 years in business, has been sold to hotelier Erik Warner, who plans to convert the Main Street building into a 22-room hostel. Mr Warner, who said he bought the property in December, presented his ...

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PIDL presents World Music Series | News, Sports, Jobs

ROGERS CITY — The Almost Isle District Library is the recipient of two World Music Series grants. The library received $3,000 from the Michigan Council for Arts and Culture and the granting agency Art in the Loft, Region 3; and $2,780 from the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan. Additional financial support for the musical series is made ...

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Travel boost: British Airways makes triumphant return to Sydney

British Airways has made its long-awaited return to Sydney, with the first flight landing in Australia from London, via Singapore, for the first time in two years. The route was restarted daily with one of British Airways’ most fuel-efficient aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, and tickets are already in high demand. “British Airways has always had a strong connection to ...

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Virginia sex trafficking survivor Julia Hubbard addresses a ‘giant misconception’

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Julia Hubbard said she was forced to dance, do drugs and beg for money after saying she was trafficked by a partner who was detained for several years. “I didn’t want to do it,” Hubbard said. “He would drug me and sell me to secure business relationships.” She said she had no control and called the ...

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Huttopia Southern Maine expands its glamping campsite near Sand Pond in Sanford, ME

SANFORD, Maine — You can leave your tents and sleeping bags at home this summer. Huttopia Southern Maine already has a spot ready for you, once the glamping ground reopens on Sand Pond Road in May. Not a typo. It’s “glamping”. It’s a relatively new term, short for “glamorous camping”. According to Glamp Source Online, the term itself has only ...

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Coroner identifies 6 people killed in mass shooting in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the California capital on Monday identified the six people killed in the Sacramento mass shooting as police search for at least two gunmen who opened fire into a crowd as bar patrons filled the streets at closing time on the outskirts of the city’s entertainment district. The Sacramento County coroner identified the three women ...

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xnPOS, the leading point-of-sale system designed specifically for hotels, launches a new website and opens a logistics center in the United States

Today’s launch of the new xnPOS website, www.xnpos.net, and the January opening of a new logistics center in Miami reflect a period of rapid sales growth in the hospitality POS industry, following significant investment in product integration and development. The xnPOS team is delighted to announce today the launch of a new dedicated website, www.xnpos.net, which will focus on xnPOS, ...

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Australian casino investigation sheds light on Chinese money laundering

For decades, billionaire property developer Phillip Dong Fang Lee was a VIP at the Star Entertainment Group casino in Sydney’s glitzy Darling Harbor district, racking up millions of dollars playing baccarat side-by-side with other Chinese tycoons. But his fortunes changed after he was called as a witness in a high-profile investigation into Sydney’s Star casino that comes as Australian and ...

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Tourism recovery faces double whammy from Russia’s war and China’s covid policies

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused unrest. Western sanctions and corporate actions meant that Russian credit cards did not work, forcing tourists to scramble for cash to pay restaurant and hotel bills. As the ruble plummeted, Russian vacationers invited friends to share their luxury villas and split the costs. Many cut their trips short to avoid being stranded when Aeroflot, ...

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Palm Beach gets a younger groove

The look at a recent quiz night at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida was anything but trivial. It wasn’t modest either. Quilted bags said “money.” Feather bags said ‘peacock’ as well as tiaras, sky blue blazers, slim white jeans and warm tweed trousers. The men wore velvet slippers. The women wore white ankle boots, wedge espadrilles and Chanel ...

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New chapter for Kildare’s Killashee Hotel as it joins the FBD Hotels & Resorts family

A new chapter in Killashee’s history began on Friday April 1st as the hotel officially joined the FBD Hotels & Resorts family. FBD Hotels & Resorts has acquired Killashee Hotel from Tetrarch Capital for €25 million and has committed an investment of €1.1 million over the next three months with a total investment of €5 million by 2024. Immediate plans ...

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Massachusetts coastal communities struggle to find summer employees – CBS Boston

CAPE COD (CBS) — There’s a secret behind a successful summer for your favorite beach town. Seasonal workers typically flock to our area from around the world to help local businesses meet demand. READ MORE: Newton residents fear for their safety as neighbor fires air rifle Coastal community leaders are worried that this season the well will dry up. “Historically, ...

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Eat and drink at 10 of the best hotel rooftops

Thanks to Southern California’s consistently warm weather and lack of rain, you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. And Los Angeles is the perfect place for high-altitude downtown fun. Popular tourist destinations like Miami and New Orleans have warm weather, but they are also two of the rainiest in America. Similarly, Boston and Chicago have a plethora of hotel rooftops, but ...

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