Mobile toilets and showers for emergency accommodation in Beirut – Lebanon

Two months have now passed since the explosion disaster in the port of Beirut. The subject has long since disappeared from the news. But the thousands of people who lost everything in early August are still living in temporary accommodation. Corona is a huge danger. The daily number of new infections is 1100 – a tragedy, especially in the cramped emergency shelters.

At first, there was also a lack of

Read More

Holiday accommodation choice grows under partnership between Thomas Cook and WebBeds

Thursday, 8th October 2020, 12:20 pm

Updated Thursday, 8th October 2020, 12:20 pm

Holidaymakers will be given access to a huge choice of accommodation in beach destinations and cities around the world under a new partnership.

WebBeds, the world’s second and fastest growing B2B bedbank, has partnered with the new Thomas Cook that has launched as an online -only travel business.

Sign up to our daily newsletter


Read More

Couple in their sixties find love after moving into same accommodation

This couple found love in their sixties (Picture: PA Real Life)

A couple who moved into sheltered accommodation in their sixties fell for each other when their eyes met over the handlebars of a mobility scooter.

Trisha Green, 61, moved into Seagrave Court, an independent living scheme in Nottingham, after developing fibromyalgia – a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body – in her 50s.

After a few

Read More

How Family Accommodation Worsens Child Anxiety and Function

Childhood anxiety and mood disorders are on the rise, as reported by the CDC. COVID-19 is hitting children and adolescents hard (Singh et al., 2020), highlighting the critical importance of a secure family, modeling of positive coping, and cultivating constructive ways to bolster resilience in youth1.

When children are anxious, the way the people closest to them respond is critical. Which sub-optimal parental responses are not consider maltreatment 

Read More

44 workers rescued from fire in Ras Al Khaimah accommodation

a city with smoke coming out of it: Fire in RAK

© Provided by Gulf News
Fire in RAK

Ras Al Khaimah: Ras Al Khaimah firefighters brought under control a fire that broke out late Tuesday in workers’ accomodation near the port and the Federal Electricity and Water Authority building in the Al Mairid area. The Civil Defence teams succeeded in evacuating 44 workers with no casualties.

Brigadier General Mohammad Abdullah Al Zaabi, Director

Read More

Only 30% of restaurants reopen, transportation and accommodation of staff biggest challenges


© Provided by The Indian Express

Head chef of Madras Diaries in Bandra, K Murugan, spent the better part of 2020 in his hometown Chennai. On Monday, he was back at work to resume his pre-Covid routine of prepping fresh masalas at 4.30 am.

After readying masala dosas for two customers who came in around noon, Murugan said, “It’s all about getting used to a new routine. Wearing masks and

Read More

111 coronavirus cases at University of Sunderland with outbreaks mainly clustered around student accommodation

The University of Sunderland has seen 24 new cases of coronavirus this week bringing the total number of cases to 111.

102 students and nine staff have tested positive for the illness and are self-isolating.

The University has said that the majority of cases are centred around student accommodation.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

There has now been a total of 85 cases of Covid-19 at the University of Sunderland.
There has now been a total of 85
Read More

Accommodation Listing Offers Chance To Spend A Night As Mayor Of Hell

Gallery: 29 Of The Most Stunning UK Wedding Venues For Your Big Day, From Barn Conversions To Hotels (ELLE (UK))

Halloween may be cancelled this year, but John Colone, the self-proclaimed mayor of Hell, Michigan, is keeping the spirit alive by inviting local residents to claim his throne for the evening, listing Hell on Airbnb for three nights in October.

a group of palm trees

© Airbnb/Cover Images

“I am the biggest Halloween fan in

Read More

Plus size accommodation expert urges businesses to become ‘full-figure friendly’

By Latrishka Thomas

Equality goes beyond race, it encompasses equal access to opportunities for people of all shapes and sizes, is the message that “The Resort Foundation” owner, James King, is seeking to spread.

King is therefore urging the government and businesses to become “people friendly for all people”.

The plus size accommodation expert told Observer that he has received calls from the local taxi association with interest in becoming

Read More

Can I get a refund on my university course and accommodation?

Thousands of university students across the country are currently holed up in their first year accommodation after reports of coronavirus cases sweeping through halls.

Those in Manchester and Glasgow have been hit with restrictions, with some reporting being physically locked in their buildings.  

Many stuck in lockdown want to go back home to their parents – with some even wishing to continue their university course from the comfort of their

Read More

Drug dealers ‘slip business cards under doors’ in student accommodation

Drug dealers slip business cards under doors to peddle their wares to students in northeastern university cities where where four young people suffered drug-related fatalities at the weekend.

Cards showing how to request banned substances through Instagram were handed out around accommodation for undergraduates at Newcastle University.

Furthermore, Whatsapp ‘group chats’ have introduced like-minded strangers who want to take drugs together, the Daily Mail has been told. 

The revelations come

Read More

Accommodation to feel strain of limited Bathurst 1000 attendance | Central Western Daily

news, local-news,

The Central West’s accommodation sector is set to experience a very different Bathurst 1000 race week this year with vast limitations on regular crowd numbers. With the great race to allow only 4000 spectators a day and camping banned, ticketed spectators will only be allowed entry to watch the race from along Pit Straight, Murray’s Corner and Hell Corner. The restrictions on crowds has, understandably, impacted Bathurst’s hotels

Read More

Specialist Disability Accommodation helps Bev Warn win back her independence | Central Western Daily

news, local-news,

Bev Warn used to joke with her kids about them putting her in an aged care home once she was 90, but then a life-altering injury saw her forced into one at just 52. It had all started several years prior when she fell down some steps at the back of her house and the severity of her injury had taken some time to be detected. Eventually though,

Read More

Greece Establishes Certification Seal for ‘Glamping’ Accommodation

Glamping, Photo source: TIF-HELEXPO

An impression of a glamping site (on exhibit at Greece’s Hotelia expo in 2018). Photo source: TIF-HELEXPO

The Greek Tourism Ministry on Monday introduced a new certification seal for businesses in Greece that offer ‘glamping’ accommodation among their services.

According to the ministry, by introducing the new certification seal, the Greek tourism product adapts in the best way to emerging global tourism trends that are in demad.

What is glamping?

Read More

‘Eyewatering’ self-catering accommodation restrictions hit Perthshire sports tourism businesses

Restrictions on self catering accommodation in Scotland have had an “eyewatering” impact on rural tourism businesses, it has been claimed.

Businesses have hit back at the restrictions, saying they have had tens of thousands of pounds worth of cancellations within days of the announcement.

Since September 25, people from more than one household have not been allowed to stay in self-catered accommodation together while current restrictions on indoor private gatherings

Read More

‘Eyewatering’ losses hit Scottish rural economy following self-catering accommodation restrictions

Country sports tourism businesses have hit out at the Scottish Government’s decision to impose a single household restriction on self-catering accommodation, as tens of thousands of pounds worth of cancellations have hit businesses in a matter of days.

The backlash comes after the Scottish Government made an eleventh hour u-turn last week, which saw

Read More

As lockdown ends, a severe crisis of accommodation for single women looms

Most of the private hostels for single working women in Dhaka city have been forced to shut down during the lockdown that was imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

According to the Department of Women Affairs, there are altogether three government hostels for working women in Dhaka

Hostel accommodation for single women in Dhaka city may face a severe crisis in the post-lockdown period as most

Read More

Teen dies after being found unconscious in university accommodation

A teenager has died at university accommodation in Newcastle (Picture: NCJ Media)

A teenager, 18, has died after being found unconscious at student accommodation in Newcastle.

Emergency services were called to an address on Richardson Road shortly after 6am on Saturday morning.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her cause of death remains unclear at this stage but it is not believed to be coronavirus related.

A spokesperson

Read More

Dispute breaks out over plans for homeless accommodation in Chester

Plans to convert a number of Chester properties into homeless accommodation have received a mixed reaction from residents.

The two properties on Brook Lane, in Chester, were previously used by the University of Chester for student accommodation but have been empty for more than two years.

Cheshire West and Chester Council are proposing a mix of 21 rooms and studios for the homeless at 26, 27 and 28 Brook Lane

Read More

No more free accommodation for health workers at private hotels

a group of people posing for a photo: Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stage a protest on Saturday against the state government’s inability to arrange daily meals for doctors and other staffers at Sassoon General Hospital. (Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

© Provided by Hindustan Times
Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stage a protest on Saturday against the state government’s inability to arrange daily meals for doctors and other staffers at Sassoon General Hospital. (Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

The government will now discontinue accommodation in private hotels for health workers attending to Covid-19 patients at Sassoon General Hospital.

District collector Rajesh Deshmukh said that it is not feasible for the

Read More