How pandemic bento boxes became their own care package and a new business model

Growing up outside of Tokyo, Chef Kenji Miyaishi’s mother used to send him off with bento boxes of onigiri rice balls, karaage fried chicken, tamago-yaki egg omelets and vegetables from her garden.

Now, as he’s pivoted his upscale restaurant in Napa, California, to prepare and deliver bento boxes amid the pandemic, he says he aims to serve with the same values of precision, culture and care his mother did.

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Club Med Sandpiper Bay Launches Workation Package For Remote Workers And Families

MIAMI, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Florida’s best all-inclusive family resort located between Miami and Orlando in Port St. Lucie, has launched their Workation by Club Med package catering to remote workers and their school-aged children seeking dedicated work spaces and amenities necessary for business and remote learning.

Once the work and school day is over, a fun-filled, all-inclusive vacation begins with unlimited land and

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Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package



Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a blue shirt: Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore 'stimulus' package


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Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package

In what could be termed as second round of stimulus, the government today announced measures that by its own estimate would give a demand boost of Rs 1 lakh crore. The measures announced today largely fall in two categories – one, boosting consumer demand and another giving a push to capital expenditure by the

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News Updates: Pelosi Rejects White House’s $1.8 Trillion Covid Relief Package

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.


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Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19, Hurricane

Delta,

and more ahead of the coming trading week.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday rejected the White House’s latest $1.8 trillion coronavirus relief package, saying in a letter to colleagues that a key concern was “the absence of any response on a strategic plan

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News Updates: Pelosi Rejects White House’s $1.8 Billion Covid Relief Package

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Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19, Hurricane Delta, and more ahead of the coming trading week.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday rejected the White House’s latest $1.8 trillion coronavirus relief package, saying in a letter to colleagues that a key concern was “the absence of any response on a strategic plan to

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A conversation with Nick Freitas on the COVID-19 response, his views on health care and the second stimulus package

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — State Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) is vying for Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s House seat in this year’s election, aiming to move from the state legislature to Congress and reclaim a district for the Republican Party after it was claimed by Spanberger in 2018.

Freitas and Spanberger will face off for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, which hadn’t been won by a Democrat in a generation before Spanberger took

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Mike Lee opposes new pandemic aid package for airlines

Utah Sen. Mike Lee is trying to prevent the take-off of another round of relief for airlines, which say they will need to lay off tens of thousands of employees without it.



a group of people posing for the camera: (Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) Delta passengers wait to board their flight in the new terminal at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Sept. 15, 2020. Sen. Mike Lee opposes a new stand-alone relief bill for airlines.


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(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) Delta passengers wait to board their flight in the new terminal at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Sept. 15, 2020. Sen. Mike Lee opposes a new stand-alone

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A theme park in Japan is offering a ‘workation’ package that allows people to work remotely from its Ferris wheel



Yomiuriland reopened in June and is now offering the chance for Japanese residents to work remotely. Eugene Hoshiko/AP


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Yomiuriland reopened in June and is now offering the chance for Japanese residents to work remotely. Eugene Hoshiko/AP

  • Yomiuriland in Tokyo, Japan has announced that it will be offering an “Amusement Workation” package.
  • Starting at 1,900 yen ($17.94), it is available from October 15 and will allow visitors to work poolside with access to outlets and WiFi.
  • It even includes an hour on the Ferris wheel, and
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Pelosi: No Airline Aid Without Larger Stimulus Package | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would not support a stand-alone aid measure for the crippled airline industry unless the White House agreed to move forward with a larger coronavirus stimulus package.

“Let me just be really clear: I have been open to having a stand-alone bill for the airlines or part of a bigger bill. But there is no stand-alone bill without a bigger bill,” the California Democrat said

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Pelosi says no standalone airline aid without broader relief package

Days after President Donald Trump abruptly halted negotiations over a new COVID-19 aid package, only to change course and suggest he would support several smaller standalone measures, the likelihood of an individual aid program for airline workers has hit a new snag.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Thursday that she would not support a standalone bill for airline aid unless it accompanied a larger support package.

Airlines last

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Trump Ends Covid-19 Relief Package Discussions Until After Election, But Pushes for Airline Funds

President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Tuesday rejected the possibility of a Covid-19 relief package and instructed his administration to stop negotiating an aid deal until after Election Day, seemingly denying U.S. airlines, hotels and other travel suppliers any prospect of direct federal funding for at least another month and raising the possibility of tens of thousands of industry furloughs and other job losses.

Trump in the series

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Georgia’s new goal line package making jumbo-sized impact

Georgia went to a bit of a different look near the goal line on Saturday night against Auburn as defensive linemen Jalen Carter and Jordan Davis entered the game on offense as blockers. The Bulldogs were able to score both times that Carter and Davis entered the game, and afterwards, Kirby Smart gave credit to new offensive coordinator Todd Monken for the idea.

“(Todd) Monken talked about the

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Antalya Package Tour Market in 2020

How much did the Antalya package tour market decline in 2020?

According to the data of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, during the COVID 19 outbreak, the number of tourists coming to Antalya fell 81% in the January-September period. In this period, the total volume of tour operators bringing tourists to Antalya with package tours decreased by 83%. The ranking of tour operators that bring the most tourists to

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Travel agent welcomes government support package



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A support package for travel agents will keep them afloat so they can recoup the costs of cancelled holidays, a tourism business boss says.

Flight Centre NZ managing director David Coombes said the $47.6 million travel reimbursement scheme announced today was good news for the industry.

“There’s still a long road ahead but we’re pleased to be

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NOVOAIR offers winter holiday package for Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, Chattogram tours – bdnews24.com

The package includes Air Fare and Hotel, Hotel Transfer at Airport, Breakfast and “many more” for two nights and three days, the airlines said in a statement on Wednesday.

NOVOAIR has partnered with 19 private banks so that their card members can enjoy the package with zero percent interest which is payable in six Equal Monthly Instalments or EMI.

The package will cost Tk 1,777 per person from Dhaka to

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University of Washington studies future of urban package delivery with lockers and street sensors

Fed up with porch pirates snatching your packages? Missed yet another delivery that requires a signature because you couldn’t hear the delivery person knock over your umpteenth video meeting of the day? Property manager at your apartment or condo building sending yet another nagging note to pick up packages because the mailroom is full?



This locker in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood is part of a larger study of deliveries and urban mobility. (University of Washington Urban Freight Lab Photo)


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This locker in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood is part of a larger study

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Maldives resort launches $23,250 a week remote working package

A desk with an ocean view, a “dedicated” personal assistant, non-stop refreshments and a complimentary laundry service.



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Office with a view

This might read like an over-imaginative wish list from a frustrated remote worker, but a luxury resort in the Maldives has just launched a “Workation Package,” with all of these benefits and more.

The Nautilus Maldives, which reopened on September 1, is offering travelers the

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United, American To Cut More Than 32,000 Jobs After Relief Package Talks Fail

KEY POINTS

  • American to furlough 19,000 workers, United to cut 13,000 jobs 
  • Both airlines prepared to recall workers if a deal is reached
  • Airlines would receive $25 billion as pay support in new relief package

More than 32,000 employees from United Airlines and American Airlines will be furloughed from Thursday as talks in Washington about a new coronavirus relief package failed.

American will furlough 19,000 workers, 14% of its pre-COVID19

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Congress makes final play for coronavirus aid package

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— House Democrats are giving themselves one

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United, American Airlines to furlough thousands after Congress fails to agree on pandemic relief package – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – American Airlines and United Airlines said they will begin furloughIing 32,000 employees on Thursday. Both of these airlines fly in and out of Indianapolis.

This news comes after lawmakers failed to agree on another pandemic relief package.

The coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, better known as the “Cares Act,” gave airlines $25 billion earlier this year to hold off on job cuts through September.

However,

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