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nytimes.com - Dionne Searcey - An Inaugural Lockdown Comes at a Price for Washingtonians
An Inaugural Lockdown Comes at a Price for Washingtonians
The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Chuck Weathers was waiting Monday morning on a bus in Columbia Heights, a residential neighborhood of shops and quaint homes about four miles north of the Capitol. It was cold, the bus was nowhere in sight and Mr. Weathers was…

deseret.com - Jasen Lee - Convention hotel construction on schedule and already reaping benefits
Convention hotel construction on schedule and already reaping benefits
Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The Wasatch Front's much-anticipated convention center hotel isn't even built yet, but it's already paying dividends. One year after breaking ground, the Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City is on pace for its scheduled completion…

espn.com - Mina Kimes - NY Mets GM acknowledges sending explicit images
NY Mets GM acknowledges sending explicit images
ESPN

New York Mets general manager Jared Porter sent explicit, unsolicited texts and images to a female reporter in 2016, culminating with a picture of an erect, naked penis, according to a copy of the text history obtained by ESPN. The woman, a foreign…

rawstory.com - Bob Brigham - White House chief usher doesn't want to go back to Trump Hotel after Biden inauguration: report
White House chief usher doesn't want to go back to Trump Hotel after Biden inauguration: report
Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism

One White House aide is uninterested in returning to work for Donald Trump in the private sector after Joe Biden inaugurated on Wednesday. 'The Bidens were never invited to meet the residence staff, or canvass the second floor of the White House…

yorkshirepost.co.uk - Ros Snowdon - Hotel Chocolat celebrates bumper Christmas trading
Hotel Chocolat celebrates bumper Christmas trading
Yorkshire Post

The firm, which has sites across Yorkshire, said revenue jumped 19 per cent in the 13 weeks to December 27 and by 11 per cent in the 26 weeks to December 27. Hotel Chocolat said it has used its multichannel model to respond to strong demand from…

dailymail.co.uk - Tennis star compares hotel quarantine to 'jail with Wi-Fi
Tennis star compares hotel quarantine to 'jail with Wi-Fi
Mail Online

Roberto Bautista Agut has compared hotel quarantine in Melbourne to prison More than 70 players have been forced into strict 14-day hotel quarantine Nine people on their charter flights to Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19 Bautista Agut…

scotsman.com - Conor Matchett - Scotland 'learning from experience' in examining hotel quarantine plans
Scotland 'learning from experience' in examining hotel quarantine plans
The Scotsman

The chief medical officer, Dr Gregor Smith, told the Scottish Government's daily coronavirus briefing that such a move would be part of the government's plans if they deem it a useful way to help reduce the likelihood of new variants of the virus…

dailymail.co.uk - Pandora Amoratis - Award winning artist Jason Naylor designs mood boosting hotel room
Award winning artist Jason Naylor designs mood boosting hotel room
Mail Online

Many Americans are eager to resume travelling following almost a year at home 'Staycations might be one way we get to experience a sense of adventure, novelty and exploration right now,' says Psychiatrist Sue Varma New York-based Fifty Hotel &…

theglobeandmail.com - MARY GOODERHAM - ETFs for investors who believe the WFH trend will carry on after the pandemic
ETFs for investors who believe the WFH trend will carry on after the pandemic
The Globe and Mail

The remote-working boom brought by the COVID-19 pandemic created a new investment theme in 2020: exchange-traded funds offering a portfolio of stocks expected to benefit from the work-from-home (WFH) trend. While some feel valuations for these ETFs…

viewfromthewing.com - Hotel Chains, Rental Car Companies 'Asked' To Help Track Down Capitol Rioters
Hotel Chains, Rental Car Companies 'Asked' To Help Track Down Capitol Rioters
View from the Wing

The Chair of the House Oversight Committee, Democrat Carolyn Maloney, wrote to the heads of hotel chains, rental car companies, and online travel agencies on Friday “asking” them to help track down Capitol rioters. Marriott, Hyatt…

arabnews.com - {{author.name}} - Dubai hotels target workation, staycation markets
Dubai hotels target workation, staycation markets
Arab News

December 2020 hotel occupancy in emirate was at highest level since January last year DUBAI: Dubai hotel occupancy last month hit its highest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with many operators putting some of the rebound down to…

prnewswire.com - Accor - Accor Sets Ambitious Line-Up for New Hotel Openings in 2021
Accor Sets Ambitious Line-Up for New Hotel Openings in 2021
PR Newswire

Accor's sound financial capacity, worldwide reach, and unrivalled portfolio of brands not only kept the company in a solid position to weather the challenges of 2020, but its development capabilities and organizational model allowed the Group to…

journal-news.com - The Latest: Swiss quarantine 2 hotels over new virus variant
The Latest: Swiss quarantine 2 hotels over new virus variant
journal-news

“The health office is concerned,” authorities of the Graubuenden canton said in their statement. “The variant of the virus is clearly more contagious than the one that's currently predominant globally.” Swiss media…

cornwalllive.com - Charlotte Becquart - Work on eerie derelict hotel could finally start this summer
Work on eerie derelict hotel could finally start this summer
Cornwall Live

A derelict hotel which is one of Newquay's biggest eyesores could finally be demolished later this year - some 15 years after it closed. The infamous Fistral Bay Hotel, in Pentire, has been left to crumble since its closure in 2006. Several…

the-sun.com - Chisanga Malata - Inside UFC's luxury Fight Island hotel complete with own gym, bars and F1 track
Inside UFC's luxury Fight Island hotel complete with own gym, bars and F1 track
The US Sun

THE UFC have well and truly rolled out the red carpet for their athletes competing on Fight Island, housing them inside a luxury five-star hotel. Mixed martial arts' premier organisation have once again taken over Abu Dhabi's W Hotel for their…

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