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techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Amazon brings Alexa to hospitals and senior living centers
Amazon brings Alexa to hospitals and senior living centers
TechCrunch

After already targeting verticals like hotels and apartment complexes, Amazon announced today it's now rolling out new solutions for healthcare providers and senior living centers. The solutions, which are a part of Alexa Smart Properties, are…

dailyprogress.com - Allison Wrabel - Hospitality industry representation on Charlottesville area tourism board could double
Hospitality industry representation on Charlottesville area tourism board could double
The Daily Progress

More hospitality industry representatives could soon be appointed to the local tourism board, after some have asked for more representation on the board. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors recommended at…

denverpost.com - Jessica Seaman - Colorado prepares for possible mask, vaccine mandate as COVID hospitalizations grow
Colorado prepares for possible mask, vaccine mandate as COVID hospitalizations grow
The Denver Post

The state health department wants businesses and restaurants to implement mask or vaccine mandates to stem the spread of the coronavirus, but is preparing for the possibility that statewide action will be needed as Colorado's hospitals continue to…

kvoa.com - Lupita Murillo - Delta variant could cause bed shortage in hospitals this winter
Delta variant could cause bed shortage in hospitals this winter
KVOA

TUCSON (KVOA) - According to some local health experts, Arizona can expect to see more cases of the COVID Delta variant in the coming months. The virus is sending quite a few people to the hospital, and experts said that's going to cause major…

ocregister.com - Anne Valdespino - Sandie Schwaiger remembered for her hospitality at Anaheim's Jägerhaus
Sandie Schwaiger remembered for her hospitality at Anaheim's Jägerhaus
Orange County Register

Sandie Schwaiger, a woman who had two careers and an army of friends, passed away on Oct., 6 at 78 years old. Seen here at a booth at a community event, she initially worked in the print advertising industry but will forever be remembered as the…

cbc.ca - Briar Stewart - With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions
With COVID-19 deaths climbing and hospitals strained, Russia rolls out restrictions
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia's hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a…

nytimes.com - Sam Roberts - Gene Freidman, 'Taxi King' Who Upended His Industry, Dies at 50
Gene Freidman, 'Taxi King' Who Upended His Industry, Dies at 50
The New York Times

Gene Freidman, a cabdriver's son who schemed his way to become the nation's biggest taxi mogul and came to personify both the inflated ascent of the industry in New York City and its crushing financial collapse, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was…

techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Selfbook raises $25M at a $125M valuation to simplify the hotel booking experience
Selfbook raises $25M at a $125M valuation to simplify the hotel booking experience
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Founder and CEO Khalid Meniri / Selfbook Selfbook, a hotel payment software startup, announced today that it has raised $25 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. Valia Ventures, Fin Venture Capital…

wnd.com - Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. - Exposed: Inhumane, lethal COVID Protocol in hospitals
Exposed: Inhumane, lethal COVID Protocol in hospitals
WND

Note: Dr. Vliet is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, AAPS. In a shocking departure from traditional hospital policies, admission to a hospital has become like reporting to prison. Prisoners in America's jails have…

ctinsider.com - More than 200 remain hospitalized with COVID in Connecticut, data shows
More than 200 remain hospitalized with COVID in Connecticut, data shows
CT Insider

Though some COVID metrics have been trending down in recent weeks, hospitalizations — often described by officials as a key indicator in decision making — remain well above pandemic lows. While overall infections and deaths declining…

financialexpress.com - Swapna Raghu Sanand - From your next hotel stay to the food on your plate, here's how sustainability in the hospitality industry is top priority
From your next hotel stay to the food on your plate, here's how sustainability in the hospitality industry is top priority
The Financial Express

With sustainable practices gaining momentum, hotels across the country are bullish about everything that defines your experience from the moment you check in to what food ingredients are parked on your plate, literally. It makes sense to check what…

indianexpress.com - Sohini Ghosh - Guillain-Barre Syndrome cases spike in Ahmedabad civil hospital
Guillain-Barre Syndrome cases spike in Ahmedabad civil hospital
The Indian Express

There has been an increase in incidences of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a rare disorder where a person's immune system attacks the peripheral nerves, with 18 persons diagnosed with it in the past past 30 days at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital…

ncronline.org - The Associated Press - Orthodox patriarch hospitalized at start of 12-day US visit
Orthodox patriarch hospitalized at start of 12-day US visit
National Catholic Reporter

Washington — The spiritual leader of the world's 200 million Eastern Orthodox Christians was hospitalized Sunday in Washington on the first full day of a planned 12-day U.S. visit and will stay overnight, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of…

law.com - Melea VanOstrand - A Good Place to Put Some Money': Why Investors Are Eyeing South Florida's Recovering Hospitality Sector | Daily Business Review
A Good Place to Put Some Money': Why Investors Are Eyeing South Florida's Recovering Hospitality Sector | Daily Business Review
Law.com

With this subscription you will receive unlimited access to high quality, online, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry. This is perfect for attorneys licensed in multiple jurisdictions or for attorneys that…

wbay.com - WBAY news staff - COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 7-day average for new cases, hospitalizations decreasing
COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 7-day average for new cases, hospitalizations decreasing
WBAY

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The latest data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) shows the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are continuing to trend downward, however the seven-day average for deaths is…

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