Traverse City Beer Week includes ‘ale trail’ tour, brew-themed prizes

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — One of Michigan’s best beer towns will be celebrating its craft beverage scene for an entire week this fall, albeit with a few twists for 2020.

The much-loved annual Traverse City Beer Week returns this year from November 13-20, and in lieu of big public gatherings for the event, its new main feature is a self-guided tour along the Beer Week “Ale Trail.”

Attendees will use

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BTS And Blackpink Score The Three Biggest Songs In The World This Week

BTS is back at No. 1 on Billboard’s Global 200 chart, the recently-launched tally which ranks the 200 most-consumed songs on the planet every week…though it’s not with their single

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China Golden Week holiday sees millions of tourists, boon to economy

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Published 7:02 a.m. ET Oct. 9, 2020 | Updated 8:49 a.m. ET Oct. 9, 2020

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The Southwest Airlines gates of National Airport are almost completely without flying customers, showing the impact COVID-19 is having on air travel.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Some 637 million Chinese traveled inside their country during the recent eight-day Golden Week holiday, spending tens of billions of dollars at a time

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Trump to visit Pa., Iowa next week, stepping up travel schedule post-COVID diagnosis

President Trump added Pennsylvania and Iowa to his campaign schedule next week, stepping up travel plans despite his recent bout with coronavirus. 

Trump will hold nighttime rallies in Johnstown, Pa., on Tuesday and Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to shore up support in the battleground states before the Nov. 3 election, his campaign announced Saturday.

That’s on top of a previously announced stop in Sanford, Fla., on Monday and a

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There Will Be Blood. This Week U.S. Airlines Will Begin Reporting How Big Their Third Quarter Losses Were

The butcher’s bill will be revealed by U.S. airlines Tuesday when Delta leads off the (now euphemistically named) third quarter “earnings” report

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Trump to visit Penn., Iowa next week, stepping up travel schedule post-COVID diagnosis

President Trump added Pennsylvania and Iowa to his campaign schedule next week, stepping up travel plans despite his recent bout with coronavirus. 

Trump will hold nighttime rallies in Johnstown, Penn., on Tuesday and Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to shore up support in the battleground states before the Nov. 3 election, his campaign announced Saturday.

That’s on top of a previously announced stop in Sanford, Fla., on Monday and a

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Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday



a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday


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Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday

Some 637 million residents of China traveled inside their country during the recent eight-day Golden Week holiday, spending tens of billions of dollars at a time when officials hope to get consumers to spend more and perk up the economy.

More than 45 percent of China’s 1.4 billion people traveled during

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425 million people in China travelling domestically this 2020 Golden Week holiday – Mothership.SG

Some 425 million people in China are taking a vacation as the world continues convulsing as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Barely nine months of border closures and restricted movement later, the coronavirus has largely been brought under control in China, Bloomberg reported.

In response to stamping out Covid-19, the Golden Week holiday is seeing massive numbers of people going about their lives en masse once again, as the

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Should Luxury Build Resale Into Its Business Model? | BoF Professional, This Week in Fashion

Resale is shaping up to be one of the big winners of the pandemic. Even as wider fashion sales slump significantly, the secondary market is exploding. According to a recent report by ThredUp, online second-hand sales of fashion goods are set to grow 69 percent between 2019 and 2021, as sellers clean out their closets for extra cash, and Covid-wary buyers avoid physical stores and seek bargains online.

In the

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Travel Spending Recovers 70 Percent During China’s Golden Week

LONDON — While many European countries are entering second lockdowns, China’s strict tracing and broader control policies have helped the world’s largest luxury and travel retail market recover swiftly, at least within the country for the moment.

Some 637 million people traveled within China over the past eight days in celebration of the country’s annual Golden Week holiday, which celebrates the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949,

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Travellers return to the sky as China’s Covid-19 outbreak comes under control, boosting ‘golden week’ flights by 13 per cent



a group of people standing in front of a store: Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, on Monday, October 5, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg


Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, on Monday, October 5, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s aviation industry took a step closer towards full recovery, as more people took to air travel during the nation’s “golden week” public holiday, encouraged by a rigorous testing regime, social distancing and the wearing of masks that brought the coronavirus outbreak under control.

The number of

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Hotels.com is giving voters experiencing election stress disorder the chance to ‘live under a rock’ during election week for $5 per night

Hotels.com is not only giving voters the chance to take a vacation but live completely under a rock — literally.

This 3.5-star bed and breakfast in Farmington, New Mexico, is a man-made cave built 50 feet below ground. The company is offering a five-night stay from November 2-7. And it’s just $5 per night, calling it the Abraham Lincoln-inspired “presidential rate.”

The hotel room comes with a kitchen, TV and

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Hotels.com Will Let You Live “Under a Rock” During Election Week

Photo credit: Hotels.com
Photo credit: Hotels.com

From House Beautiful

Election news making you feel some type of way? Same. Between the 24-hour news cycle and flurry of one-sided social media posts, it’s a stressful time to have an opinion, let alone Internet access.

Couples therapist Steven Stosny coined the term “election stress disorder” after the 2016 election, as he wrote in the Washington Post: “For many people, continual alerts from news sources,

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“Covid passport” that could help air passengers avoid quarantine begins UK trial next week

A “Covid passport” designed to help passengers avoid quarantine is being launched.

It will be used on Cathay Pacific flights between Hong Kong and Singapore from Wednesday, and on United Airlines flights between London Heathrow and New York next week.

The trial could be expanded to cover routes in Europe and Asia within three months.

The passport will be stored on a passenger’s phone and can hold test results to

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Growth Stocks Lead Hong Kong Higher, Over 400 Million Travel Domestically For Golden Week

For a reflection on the evolution of Emerging Markets investing over the past ten years, check out my recent article.

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Asian equities opened lower on failed US stimulus talks though rallied over the course of the day. Hong Kong had a strong day despite growing concerns surrounding increased social distancing measures as growth stocks led

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Delta Air Lines Inc. (New) (NYSE:DAL), Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) – Airline, Travel Stocks Could Be In Focus Ahead Of Delta Earnings Later This Week

If anyone still had doubts about COVID-19 being the number one story on Wall Street this fall, the president’s diagnosis and hospitalization probably changed their minds.

The virus takes priority over everything else that’s going on in the market—you can see it playing out before us because it affects every area of our lives. Any related negative or positive development is likely to send the market reeling or rallying. 

Remember,

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Toronto Catholic School Closed This Week After Travelling Staff Member Tests Positive

Students will be staying home this week as a Toronto Catholic school closed after a travelling staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 

The Toronto Catholic District School Board tweeted that St. Charles Catholic School will be closed from October 5 to October 9 “out of an abundance of caution.”*

The staff member who tested positive also works at four other schools, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.

Editor’s Choice: The Canadian

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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.



a chair sitting in front of water: Office with a view


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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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Astoria Film Festival Begins | Astoria/LIC Week In Review

QUEENS, NY — Miss any headlines in Astoria or Long Island City this week? Patch’s week in review has you covered with the neighborhood’s top news.


Astoria Film Festival Kicks Off Its 2020 Season

ASTORIA, QUEENS — The 2020 Astoria Film Festival kicks off Thursday with a blend of in-personal and virtual film screenings, filmmaker interviews and interactive events geared toward cinephiles… Read more


Astoria City Council Hopefuls Leave Race

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ADOT plans variety of projects next week that could restrict travel | The Daily Courier

Plan for southbound restrictions on I-17 near Bumble Bee Road on Oct. 6

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for southbound restrictions on Interstate 17 near Bumble Bee Road on Tuesday, Oct. 6, while ADOT crews complete shoulder repair work.

Drivers should allow extra travel time while the following restrictions are in effect:

• Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (left lane closed) from 7

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