Budget cut an important first step for tourism firms to survive winter

Without over-dramatising it, the budget was the most important day in the history of Ireland’s proud tourism industry. Budget 2021 at home and an international travel agreement at the European level were both hugely important to thousands of businesses and tens of thousands of jobs.

The good news is that Ireland, along with the rest of the EU member states, signed up to a common framework that should in time,

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San Diego City one step closer to paying $106.5M for hotels to house the homeless

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The City of San Diego is one step closer to approving the $106.5M purchase of two hotels to permanently house homeless people living in the convention center.

When the pandemic hit in March, the Bridge Shelters and Golden Hall were cleared out and about a thousand people were brought into the convention center, according to the mayor’s office.

The emergency setup allowed for proper social distancing,

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Hilton: taking an extra step to keep customers safe and confident while travelling

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To reassure travellers and help them to feel more confident about travelling again, we launched Hilton CleanStay, our new programme to deliver an industry-leading standard of cleanliness and disinfection at all our hotels globally. CleanStay is Hilton’s new industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in properties around the world. Our elevated processes and team member training have been developed with RB, maker of Lysol and Dettol,

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Venice Film Festival: Step inside this year’s festival

Director Oliver Stone

Nadja Sayej

Inside, with suites fresh from a refurb, things are an intriguing blend of Venetian seaside and Moorish allure, all those years of glamour reverberating around the corridors, which are vast enough to allow for the extensive luggage guests used to bring for month-long sojourns here. Those were the days.

The recently refurbished Junior Suite at Hotel Excelsior Venice, which includes a Dedicated Ambassador, meet and

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Holidays: ‘Next step’ to reduce travel quarantine period unveiled by Grant Shapps | Travel News | Travel

A task force to develop a coronavirus testing system for travellers arriving in the UK has been unveiled by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today. The government said the group will “identify options to reduce the self-isolation period while protecting public health”. Currently, anyone arriving in the UK from certain countries overseas must self-isolate for 14 days.

“Our understanding of the science now means we can intensify efforts to develop options

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Nicola Sturgeon has told Margaret Ferrier she should step down as MP after travelling while Covid-19 positive

Pressure mounted on Scottish MP Margaret Ferrier as both First Minister and Nicola Sturgeon made clear she should step down after she travelled on public transport having tested positive for coronavirus.

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Ms Ferrier’s position as an MP is untenable after she broke self-isolation rules, but he cannot force her to resign.

And Ms Sturgeon tweeted Friday morning: “I’ve spoken to Margaret Ferrier and made

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Thousands of us could lose our jobs this week if Congress doesn’t step up

As an American Airlines pilot, I’ve seen up close Covid-19’s destructive impact on our company and industry. A quick glance around any large US airport tells the story, with largely empty terminals and dozens of parked aircraft. For those of us still flying, our hours, and thus paychecks, have been reduced. Many of my colleagues chose to minimize their risk of exposure through voluntary leaves of absence or early retirement,

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Step Inside Luxury Cannabis Concept Dalwhinnie Farms’ Flagship Aspen Boutique

Dalwhinnie Farms

Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational cannabis in 2014 and has since experienced a modern-day “green rush” with marijuana sales hitting a record $1.75 billion last year. And so, if there were ever a town where “Rolex products could share space with and pre-rolled joints,” it would be Aspen. Renowned for its glamorous ski season, the Rocky Mountain haven is a glitzy playground of the rich

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World’s first hydrogen-electric passenger flight brings us ‘one step closer’ to zero-emissions air travel

a large passenger jet flying over a field

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The world’s first hydrogen-electric passenger flight was successfully completed on 24 September, potentially bringing the aviation industry a step closer to zero-emissions air travel.

The six-seater aircraft did a taxi, takeoff, full pattern circuit and landing at an airfield in Cranfield, England.

ZeroAvia, the company behind the plane, said it was the first ever hydrogen fuel cell-powered flight using a commercial-grade aircraft.

The brand’s retrofitted

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A Step Above Limousine Service Has Implemented a New Safety Policy to Passenger and Driver Safety Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Press Release

Charlotte, NC For over 20 years residents and visitors of Charlotte and its surrounding areas have relied on the excellent private transportation services offered by A Step Above Limousine Service, a respected local company famous for offering unparalleled limo services at the most reasonable prices. 

The safety and comfort of its customers have always been a priority for A Step Above Limousine Service, which is why today, due to

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