Spirit of Adventure debut pushed back into 2021 | News

The latest addition to the Saga ocean cruise fleet, Spirit of Adventure, was handed over earlier in Emden, Germany, by shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

Spirit of Adventure is the second purpose-built boutique cruise ship for the brand, joining Spirit of Discovery which became part of the Saga Cruise fleet with much fanfare in July last year.

Spirit of Adventure has 554 all balcony cabins and can accommodate 999 passengers with a

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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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Two downtown hotels get boost from Blue Jays’ games in Buffalo | Local News

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Tom Long, general manager of the Westin on Delaware.

The hotel has hosted pro hockey teams and entertainers before, but circumstances were different this time.

“It did open your eyes on how serious they took Covid and all the protocols that were in place,” Long said.

That included the occupancy limits for elevators. “Almost every player walked the stairs every time they went up or down,” Long said.

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Worcester Living: With flourishing Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery up for sale, Shrewsbury couple ready for their next adventure – News – telegram.com

For area wine lovers, Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery in Shrewsbury is a hidden gem — the perfect destination for visitors to experience something unique.

Eric and Peggy Preusse bought the property in 2010 and established the 40-acre vineyard and boutique winery in 2015, adding an addition and expanding the winery in 2017.

Luckily for wine drinkers, this small winery has continued in business in a world turned upside down

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Davidson Hotels & Resorts Bolsters Southeastern Footprint With Addition Of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center | News

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading hospitality management company Davidson Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center to its growing portfolio. Operated by Davidson’s lifestyle and luxury division Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the 230-room, Art Deco-inspired boutique hotel is part of Curio Collection by Hilton. Located in New Orleans’ Arts and Warehouse District adjacent to The National WWII Museum, the property was

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Vacancy: Prices at NY hotels down $200 with more pain to come | US & Canada News

The Midtown Hilton has been closed since March. Same for The Edition, a brand new Times Square boutique. You can get a room at the Pierre, just don’t expect the full-suite of white-glove services that have made the hotel a Manhattan landmark since 1930.

Autumn in New York, a season so inviting that it inspired a jazz standard, is grim this year, with the city’s tourism market among the worst

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Around the World in 80 Days release date I Cast, news for David Tennant series

Star of Des David Tennant will be taking on a rather more sympathetic character in the BBC’s upcoming series Around the World in 80 Days, adapted from Jules Verne’s well-known book of the same name.

With the first look at the upcoming series already having been unveiled, the release date is now on the horizon.

Here’s everything you need to know about Around the World in 80 Days.

When is

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Unemployment: The biggest risk facing the world, survey shows | Economy News

Infectious diseases, fiscal crises, cyberattacks, social instability are the next greatest worries for business leaders.

Unemployment is seen as the biggest worry over the next 10 years for business executives around the world, closely followed by concern about the spread of infectious diseases, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum.

Unemployment rates have rocketed due to lockdowns and other restrictions to combat the coronavirus pandemic, with fears of

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WATCH: Tom Hanks Stars in the New Trailer for ‘News of the World’ | Anglophenia

Tom Hanks may not be an Anglo regular, but he pops up every once in a while being known around the world. We most recently reported on him starring in the Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, opposite Welsh actor Matthew Rhys.

This time around, we’ll see him perform opposite a little girl in the Western drama News of the World, reports Deadline. Based

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United to resume flights to more leisure destinations in November | News

United will resume 40 international routes in November, including many to leisure and beach destinations in Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

The Chicago-based carrier says on 2 October it is attempting to benefit from an increase in leisure demand, as business travel remains particularly depressed amid the coronavirus pandemic.


“For the month of November, we have adjusted our capacity to add flying for leisure travel to warm weather and beach

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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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Trump’s Coronavirus News Adds New Layer of Uncertainty Around the World

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U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and first lady Melania Trump on stage after the first presidential debate between Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, on Sept. 29, 2020.

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The news that Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus is resonating throughout the world, because he is the U.S. president, because the U.S. is entering the last month of an unusually bitter presidential campaign, and because he

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After leaving corporate job, Jennifer Parker traveled the world and started a business | News

Jennifer Parker didn’t start out wanting to own her own business. In fact, she had no idea what she wanted to do.

“But I knew I was ready for a change,” she said.

Comfortable but ultimately unfulfilled, Parker had been in the same corporate management job for about 15 years when the opportunity came to accept a buyout. She was terrified, but she decided to take it.

At 44 years

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In Justice Ginsburg’s Footsteps: Seven Lawyers Fighting for Equality Around the World | Top News

By Anastasia Moloney, Kim Harrisberg, Roli Srivastava, Nita Bhalla and Rina Chandran

The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion of women’s rights and prevailed over systemic sexism in the legal ranks to become one of America’s best-known jurists.

Ginsburg cast key votes in landmark rulings securing gender equality, expanding gay rights and safeguarding abortion rights.

Across the world, other women trailblazers from Ethiopia and India

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Garcia: ‘Allow the Cruise Industry To Get Back To Business’ – Cruise Industry News

The Chief Operating Officer at Cruise Planners, Vicky Garcia, has pleaded on the U.S. government to allow the cruise industry to resume operations.

“[We’ve had] enough already… It’s affecting the entire industry: jobs are being lost and businesses are closing on the daily. This is unfair and blatantly irresponsible,” Garcia said during the Advocating for the Return of Cruises online press conference on Oct. 2.

This plea comes just days

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Family contacts News 5 Investigates for help getting travel refund from Expedia

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Judge advances suit alleging hotels ignore sex trafficking – News – seacoastonline.com

PORTSMOUTH — In a split decision, a federal judge has moved forward a lawsuit alleging four hotel chains are responsible for staff ignoring “the open and obvious presence of sex trafficking on their properties, enjoying the profit from rooms rented for this explicit and apparent purpose instead.”

In a Sept. 28 order, Judge Andrea Johnstone ruled on the civil suit brought by Portsmouth attorney Michael Rainboth, on behalf of a

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VideoElephant TV Launches Free News And Entertainment Streaming Service With Videos From 200+ Premium Media Brands From Around The World

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today VideoElephant Ltd., a leading aggregator of premium global video content, launched a free OTT streaming service worldwide that provides viewers access to short-form video content from over 200 award-winning global news, entertainment, and lifestyle partners. Over 60 digital channels of short videos, on demand videos, and over 500 shows are available from VideoElephant’s curated library of over 1 million videos from top

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WTTC unveils guidelines for safe return to adventure tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled the latest set of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence.

The latest protocols for the global tourism sector focus on measures to ensure the reopening of adventure tourism, which should see an increase in popularity as travellers seek more unique experiences post Covid-19.

WTTC held detailed discussions with key stakeholders and organisations to ensure maximum buy-in, alignment and practical implementation.


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