GOOD NEWS: Odessan participates in travel event

Travel Weekly and TravelAge West recently announced that Jami Turner was selected to attend the seventh-annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) West, which took place virtually Sept. 20–21.

GTM is a two-day appointment-only event for travel advisors in the western states and provinces of North America and cruise, hotel, tour and destination suppliers seeking to conduct business face-to-face.

“A GTM advisor is one that recognizes the importance of business relationships and

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A Surprisingly Good Season Premiere

Fear The Walking Dead has been in a rough place for a long time now. Ever since the end of the truly excellent Season 3, the show has been in a downward spiral. The deaths of some of its main characters certainly didn’t help, but it was the cheesy, cloying writing that really dragged the show

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The Greater Manchester hotels that have made it into the Good Hotels Guide 2021

Three Manchester hotels have been included in the new Good Hotels Guide that was published this week.

The 44th edition of the leading independent guide to the best of the UK’s hotels, guesthouses, B&B’s and inns features over 750 providers that have been noted as the best places to stay in their respective towns and cities.

Which could be a welcome tool as more and more holidaymakers embrace British staycations

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Is the election hurting your mental health? An expert weighs in | Good News

Is the election hurting your mental health? An expert weighs in

Less than 30 days out from one of the most divisive elections in American history, stress and anxiety around politics is an an all-time high. Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, Jen Harstein, says that it’s important to become aware of how your mental health could be taking a toll this election season.

“Even for those of us who have

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When Is A Good Time To Book Holiday Flights And Hotels?

Your family is likely starting to shape your holiday travel plans, so you know which days to be off work. Normally, you might have booked your holiday flights and lodging in the summer months. But you might be able to wait a little longer this year to set your travel itinerary for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

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Booking CEO: Post 9/11 travel struggles are ‘good analogy’ for COVID

  • The travel industry has been decimated by safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic, as consumers stay put at home.
  • Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings, said comparing the COVID-19 with the industry’s struggles post-9/11 is a “good analogy.” 
  • He believes that new safety protocols being put in place today will eventually lead to a rebirth of travel over time, like it did after 9/11. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more
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Are buying hotels in San Diego for homeless people a good use of funds?

The San Diego Housing Commission voted recently to buy two hotels to house homeless people now living in the temporary shelter in the Convention Center.

The plan to purchase Marriott Residence Inns in Mission Valley and Kearny Mesa for about $106.5 million comes from a variety of federal and state programs. Part will be from the state’s Project Homekey fund, money set aside for specifically housing homeless people at high

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S’pore To Trial New Business Travel Pass For Senior Executives, But Is This A Good Move?

The government is set to trial a new business travel pass for senior executives in Singapore who need to travel overseas regularly for official and business purposes.

However, holders of this pass will be required to abide by a strict controlled itinerary when they travel abroad for work.

Upon returning to Singapore, the travellers will be given the option of doing a Covid-19 test in lieu of a stay-home notice

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