Technology is helping global communities recover during the pandemic

  • Businesses, universities, and communities around the world are innovating with digital technologies — including social media, mobile apps, analytics, and cloud computing — to cope with the pandemic. 
  • Yolande E. Chan, Arman Sadreddin, and Suchit Ahuja, researchers in business technology management, found many organizations are incorporating digital technologies into phases of their crisis management plans.
  • From identifying potential threats to containing crises, these technologies rely on community participation and infrastructure
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Council worker honoured for helping homeless people into safe accommodation

Ajitha Sajeev

A council worker who helped bring more than 200 homeless people into safe accommodation at the start of the coronavirus lockdown has been honoured by the Queen.

Ajitha Sajeev, who has worked at Newham Council for 30 years, helped 191 people off the streets and 40 people out of shared accommodation including night shelters to keep them safe from Covid-19.

The London council acquired accommodation in four hotels

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Omnipresent now present in 143 countries around the world, helping companies employ anytime, anywhere

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

What is Omnipresent

Catalysed by Covid-19, everyone is now working remotely. Without a need to be colocated, many people have realised they can work from wherever they want, and many are relocating. At the same time, many employers have realised the benefits of working remotely and are opening up their hiring to a global talent pool.


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TurboRes is Helping Rebuild Travel & Tourism With New Website

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SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TurboRes, a trendsetting platform in the hospitality industry has launched a new website to prepare for increased travel in the coming months. The new website is designed to help businesses seamlessly book travel for their employees. It also helps hotels and restaurants

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This 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Helping To Make Travel Germ-Free

When 17-year-old Henry Hurowitz fell asleep on an airplane tray table and woke up with a severe rash on his face, he was determined to find out what happened and started doing research.

It turns out that the germs on those tray tables last way longer than the snacks and beverages they hold, and Hurowitz decided to do

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How Hotels Are Helping Their Neighbors Fight the Pandemic

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When Casa Palopó, an intimate, 15-room retreat on the slopes of Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan, began assessing how best to go about reopening for tourists, it sought to secure the approval of one group in particular: its 5,000, mostly Kaqchikel Maya neighbors.

According to owner Claudia Bosch, her return to prep the property for reopening was not initially well-received.

“Some took photos of the helicopter arriving and departing, creating bulletins accusing

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How Technology Is Helping Luxury Fashion Brands Gain Traction

Overall, the advent of technology marked a new dawn for the entire world. Clearly, the reality of life has never been the same since advancements in technology have

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Owner of Smuggler’s Inn is charged with helping seven migrants cross from US into Canada

Man who owns the Smuggler’s Inn in Washington state is charged with SMUGGLING illegal immigrants across the US border into Canada

  • Robert Boule owns the Smuggler’s Inn bed and breakfast in Blaine, Washington
  • The lodging sits right on the US border with Canada
  • Boule is accused of helping seven illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Syria cross into Canada by charging them for directions to a gas station  
  • The innkeeper strongly
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US man charged with helping migrants illegally cross into Canada

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A Washington state man is awaiting trial after being accused of helping smuggle seven people across the US – Canada border. 

Robert Boule  – who owns the Smuggler’s Inn bed and breakfast in the US border town of Blaine – is set to be tried in Canada, after he was charged by that country’s government with 21 counts relating to human smuggling. 


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Man accused of helping migrants into Canada claims he’s an ICE informant: court docs

An American man accused of illegally smuggling several migrants from the United States into Canada through his border town property is claiming he was an informant for U.S. immigration officials, who allegedly knew of his activities for years.

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Robert Boule was charged last year

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Court documents outline details in case of U.S. man accused of helping migrants enter B.C.

A Blaine, Wash. man is under strict bail conditions imposed by a B.C. court as he awaits trial in Canada for 21 charges related to human smuggling.

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Robert Boule is accused of helping seven illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Syria cross into Canada from the Smuggler’s Inn, a bed-and-breakfast located steps away from the U.S.-Canada border.

Crown says the migrants contacted Boule by phone or text and he then picked

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How Hotels Are Helping Get Out The Vote In The 2020 Election

When you think of hotels, you probably imagine snuggling into a freshly made bed piled high with pillows, indulging in room service and letting your worries melt away. But securing the future of our democracy? Yep, you can now add that to the list, too. 

Hotels around the country are empowering guests take action this election through creative programs

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When a second home becomes a first home: helping buyers make the switch

For many luxury buyers, a dream home is within reach — in fact, they might already own one. As homeowners adapt to remote work, it’s easier than ever to live full-time in vacation properties and locations once viewed as seasonal retreats. Demand is rising for real estate in second-home markets, as buyers seek year-round residences that also feel like an escape.

For many luxury buyers, a dream home is within

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Trial of U.S. man accused of helping migrants enter B.C. delayed by constitutional challenge

The trial of a Washington state man accused of helping seven migrants illegally enter British Columbia has been delayed as he makes a constitutional challenge of the charges.

Robert Boule is facing 21 charges under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, for incidents alleged to have taken place between May 2018 and March 2019.

Boule is the owner and operator of the Smuggler’s Inn, a bed and breakfast located in

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