Monthly Archives: June 2022

Downtown Houston comes alive with new restaurants and bars to check out

After two years of pandemic challenges, downtown Houston is showing signs of a comeback: The Astros bats crack at Minute Maid Park; concerts and Broadway shows sing the band in the theater district; Discovery Green and Market Square are packed with family-friendly programs. According to Central Houston Inc., leisure visits …

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7 of the Oldest Restaurants on the Upper West Side

Smoked sturgeon and shish kebab are among the oldest dishes served between West 59th and 110th Streets.. From arson attacks and kitchen disasters, to movie stars and lucky lottery numbers, Upper West Side restaurants embody unique stories of an Upper West Side past and present. The Upper West Side attracts …

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SNP minister admits Ukrainian refugees have been staying in hotels ‘too long’

Ukrainian Refugee Minister of the Scottish Government Neil Gray THE SNP minister overseeing Ukraine’s resettlement ‘super godfather’ program has admitted that refugees are staying in hotels for ‘too long’. Concerns have been raised that due to the nature of the super sponsorship scheme, where the Scottish Government acts as a …

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Duniya dances to the rhythm of West African culture

Last Saturday, audiences at the Barbara Barker Center for Dance at the University of Minnesota got a taste of West Africa thanks to the Bangouras, an immensely talented Guinean family whose knowledge of complex rhythms and acrobatic movements and multifaceted is profound. Lead drummer Fode Bangoura co-leads Duniya Drum & …

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Top 10 all-inclusive hotels with water parks in Spain on TripAdvisor – from £71 pp per night

Beach resorts with on-site water parks are some of the best family vacations. We’ve found the best deals for Spain’s ten best all-inclusive hotels with water parks from £71 pp per night, based on reviews from TripAdvisor reviewers. 12 We’ve found the best deals for Spain’s top ten all-inclusive hotels …

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City Lodge Hotels: Voluntary Operational Update and Commercial Statement

Voluntary operational update and trading statement City Lodge Hotels Limited "City Lodge" or the "Group" (Reg. No. 1986/002864/06) (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Share Code: CLH ISIN Code: ZAE000117792 VOLUNTARY OPERATIONAL UPDATE AND TRADING STATEMENT Operational update Since reporting our …

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‘Freedom’ message from a student artist at 50 restaurants – School News Network

Great Rapids — “I am literally drawing in my sketchbook at the moment. Can I show you?” Kahari King, a sophomore at Ottawa Hills High School, asked over a video call. The artist turned her book to face the camera and displayed a detailed drawing of a bird on a …

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Meet the five chefs behind London’s hottest early restaurants

A new restaurant in London is always an optimistic thing. The industry is brimming with talent and likes to embrace the positive. But opening a restaurant is never easy, even without Brexit-related staffing issues, a certain virus and the rising cost of…everything. So how does it feel to throw yourself …

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Zimbabwe: the African sun to beautify hotels

The listed hotel group, African Sun Limited will commit a significant amount of capital in the current financial year to restore the image of its hotels as it repositions itself for the expected rebound in tourism. The group has indicated that one of its priority areas is improving the customer …

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African Sun to beautify hotels

the herald Enacy Mapakame Business Reporter The listed hotel group, African Sun Limited will commit a significant amount of capital in the current financial year to restore the image of its hotels as it repositions itself for the expected rebound in tourism. The group has indicated that one of its …

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Where the locals eat: The best new restaurants in Brisbane and the Gold Coast

I jump into a minivan sprayed with a koala wearing sunglasses and an emu holding a surfboard. Disco funk blares from the radio. I barely said hello and my tour guide Alex burst into an infectious full-mouthed laugh. This easy-going character takes me on a whirlwind tour around some of …

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Black-owned restaurants Chicago: I can’t believe it’s not meat, Brown Sugar Bakery, part of Black People Eats for Juneteenth holiday

CHICAGO (WLS) – Heritage cakes are ready at Brown Sugar Bakery on 75th Street. Slices and cupcakes in traditional African colors will be part of the 6/19 specials as part of Black People Eats. Dozens of black-owned restaurants are offering June 19 specials this weekend. “I hope this weekend brings …

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Celebrate Afrobeats and African culture at Jollof N’ Chill this summer

Over the past five years Afrobeat gained popularity thanks to the music of artists such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and many more. The genre originates from the music of West Africa with some influences from American hip-hop, jazz and calypso, creating a sound that is unmistakable, positive and, above …

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7 trendy new restaurants to try in Toronto this weekend

New restaurants in Toronto are popping up with patios and refreshing drinks just in time for the warm weather to hit the city. We also have great new places for African food and pho. Here are some hot new restaurants to try in Toronto this weekend. The kettle Brunch with …

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Nottingham pubs and restaurants that celebrities love to visit

From a late-night takeaway in Nottingham to a Michelin-starred restaurant, you never know when you might bump into a famous face. Sports stars, actors and dancers like to paint the town red for a kebab, a few pints or a good meal. With Nottingham Forest’s rise to the Premier League …

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Seven hotels we take inspiration from

Knowing where to turn for design inspiration can often be the hardest part of any interior project, especially if you don’t like the aesthetic of the day that’s doing the rounds on Instagram. Minimalism has been replaced by maximalism. All white is no longer the norm and most people want …

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Seven hotel restaurants we take inspiration from

Knowing where to turn for design inspiration can often be the hardest part of any interior project, especially if you don’t like the aesthetic of the day that’s doing the rounds on Instagram. Minimalism has been replaced by maximalism. All white is no longer the norm and most people want …

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What to Do in Miami, Florida: Magic City’s Hottest Restaurants, Hotels, Galleries and Bars Right Now

Miami may be America’s hippest city when it comes to nightlife, but some institutions in Magic City never go out of style. One of the city’s oldest bars, Mac’s Club Deuce, a dive-and-neon spot in the heart of South Beach, is irresistibly lo-fi and draws mostly locals looking to escape …

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Baltimore restaurants serve mouth-watering dishes for AFRAM Restaurant Week – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Calling all foodies: AFRAM Restaurant Week is back to satisfy everyone’s cravings. More than 20 local black-owned restaurants join the festival, offering AFRAM-specific food and drink Monday through Sunday. READ MORE: UPDATE: A child has been found safely after an Amber Alert was issued for a missing …

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The Underdog family helps restaurants manage websites and online ordering systems

Nothing is certain except death and taxes – and outdated restaurant websites. To be fair, the restaurant staff are more focused on delivering your soup while it’s still steaming than on updating this PDF menu from 2018. But digital presence is key to the success of any business, and given …

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35 major projects planned for South Africa – including fast food restaurants and car factories

Research firm Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) has released its latest Direct Investment Tracker, detailing key developments underway for South Africa. The Q1 tracker shows the total project investment value is R96.1 billion, with several new developments announced at the 2022 Investment Conference. The fourth South African investment conference …

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Return of investment in the hotel industry – Business Daily

Editorials Return of investment in hotels Monday, June 13, 2022 Radisson Blu at Upper Hill in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG A new report has revealed that 24 global hotel brands plan to open new facilities in Kenya this year as the hospitality industry recovers from the effects of the …

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Tanya Holland once had three restaurants in the Bay Area. Now there are none. What happened?

There are only a handful of local chefs who have been so successful that their names are synonymous with the Bay Area. When you hear a name like Alice Waters, for example, you immediately think of her as a Bay Area chef and queen of California cuisine. Or Martin Yan …

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How South African communities are giving safari luxe an eco-friendly overhaul

“I come here almost every day to relax,” says Nashlin ‘Nash’ Groenwald. “And I often let images of what might have happened here long ago fill my thoughts. It’s like stepping into one of those illustrations of human evolution showing primitive man to modern man, walking through time. Nash is …

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Larry Ellison added two Nobu restaurants to his Hawaiian island but cut affordable housing, leaving locals overpriced: report

After Oracle founder Larry Ellison bought nearly all the land on the Hawaiian island of Lanai for $300 million a decade ago, his first major project was to open a branch of the top Japanese restaurant of the Nobu range, according to a Bloomberg report. In the years since, a …

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🌱 Portsmouth Daily: Cambria Hotels are coming to town; sports notes; After

Hello everyone. I’m back with your new copy of the Portsmouth Daily. Here’s all the local news you need to know right now. First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny. High: 76 Low: 57. Here are today’s top stories in Portsmouth: A Portsmouth senior helps the lacrosse team build a dynasty …

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LoyaltyPlus FrequentStay improves guest-hotel relationships

Hotels are showing signs of recovery in the Southern, West and East African markets after the turmoil of the past two years. HTI research shows occupancy rates are improving, with South Africa in particular showing positive signs of growth. Hotels must therefore seek to strengthen their relationships with their customers …

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Rich African culture inspires me – Itunu Faseeyin – The Sun Nigeria

By Tosin Ajiire Itunu Oluwaseun Faseeyin is on a unique mission. It is about showcasing African art and preaching climate change awareness to the world through its creative works. Omuo, a plant science graduate from Ekiti State, developed an interest in nature and African poetry during her college years. Now, …

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Opportunities Abound for Global Apartment Hotels in Kenya

Columnists Opportunities Abound for Global Apartment Hotels in Kenya Friday, June 10, 2022 Local tourists enjoy a moment at the pool at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa in Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NMG Kenya, through the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, recently launched a new Tourism Strategy (2021 – …

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Pepsico Foundation and National Urban League Save Black-Owned Restaurants | New

Black-owned restaurants are the backbone of the black community and many have been in business for generations. COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on these businesses, with 41% of black ownership declining and 51% of black-owned businesses experiencing low sales. This was the largest decline of any racial group during …

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Guide to openings, closings 2022

Summer in Milwaukee is finally here. And with that, a search for the best ice cream in town, places to have a drink and new restaurants to try. Read on for our recent coverage of the Milwaukee area restaurant and bar scene. For a sweet treat (ice cream and custard) …

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Bolarinde launches exhibition with celebration of African culture and heritage – The Sun Nigeria

Next the release of her critically acclaimed film ‘Onidiri’ in 2018, the CEO of Yellow Dot Limited, a leading curatorial/creative production company, Olubukola Bolarinde, is scheduled for her first solo art exhibition on Friday, June 20 2022 in Lagos. Labeled “106 Expressions”, the exhibition, curated by the greatest guardian of …

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Top rated restaurants with terrace, perfect for summer in Blackpool, Clitheroe, Preston, Lancaster

Summer may be slow to arrive in Lancashire, but the days are getting longer and warmer, although the rain continues to make an appearance. If we are lucky enough to have sunny periods during the summer, an ideal place to soak it up is by the sea, and Blackpool is …

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Nando’s will open the first Texas restaurants in Houston and Katy

An international restaurant brand known for its spicy chili grilled chicken is coming to the Houston area with two locations slated for spring 2023 openings. Nando’s Peri-Peri, a South African restaurant, has announced that it will open its flagship Texas location at 1751 Post Oak in the spring of 2023. …

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Jettwings makes a foray into luxury hotels and opens a flight school in South Africa

Guwahati: With 16 years of quality training in aviation and hospitality coupled with unparalleled placement records in their prize pool, Jettwings today announced its foray into the service industry by introducing its new vertical, “Jettwings Hospitality Private Limited”, which will operate luxury hotels, resorts and themed cafes across the country. …

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Nigeria: APC Convention – Hotels and restaurants record high attendance

Hotels, restaurants and other businesses in Abuja are booming as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) holds its convention to choose a presidential candidate. Eagle Square, the convention venue located at the Federal Secretariat, has seen an increase in activity over the past two days as 2,340 ruling party delegates …

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APC Convention: hotels and restaurants record record attendance

François Ndubuisi and King Akan Hotels, restaurants and other businesses in Abuja are experiencing a boom as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) holds its convention to choose a presidential candidate. Eagle Square, the convention venue located at the Federal Secretariat, has seen an increase in activity over the past …

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Mammee Bay joins the Leading Hotels of the World

Sygnus and The Leading Hotels of the World team up to champion world-class independent resorts in coveted island destinations KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sygnus, the leading alternative investment management company in the Caribbeanannounced today that its Mammee Bay development, located in Jamaica, has been accepted as a …

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South Africans to sell stake in Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotels to Kasada Group for $30.4 million

The South African company Southern Sun Africa (SSA) is selling its 75.55% majority stake in Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotels, one of Nigeria’s largest business hotels. Nigerian entities hold the remaining 24.45%. The deal is valued at around $30.4 million, including $29.1 million in stock and an additional $1.3 million in …

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One-to-two-star hotels in Qatar see fastest room yield expansion in April

One- and two-star hotels in Qatar saw the fastest room yield expansion on an annualized basis in April due to rising occupancy rates and average room rates, according to data released by the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA). However, the country’s hotel sector saw overall weakness in room performance in …

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13 best restaurants by the sea – The Irish Times

. . . And fries Castle House, The Quay, Dungarvan, Co Waterford; 058-24498, andchips.ie It’s an unwritten rule that any seaside outing must involve fish and chips. Especially if it’s the perfectly beaten specimens produced by TV chef and restaurant superstar Eunice Power in her swanky grinder. Choose from ling, …

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How To Save Money On Hotels Around The World With A VPN | brand voice

Details With the advent of Virtual Private Networks or VPNs and knowledge of their capabilities spreading around the world, the big question on many people’s minds now is: why not save money with a VPN? After all, it’s one of the humble but versatile VPN’s many skills. Yes, you read …

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Nigerians in India are one of the largest African communities in the country

Picture: BBC World At present, there are approximately more than one lakh Nigerians living and working in India. These Nigerians have a negative public image as some Nigerians are involved in illegal activities in India such as drug trafficking, drug addiction, prostitution trafficking, fraud and forgery of travel documents, such …

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Official celebration of Rabat as African Capital of Culture kicks off

MOROCCO, June 2 – The celebration of Rabat as the capital of African culture was officially launched at a press conference held on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Maghreb Arab Press Agency (MAP), in the presence of the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaïd. Initiated under …

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Disneyland’s ‘Tale of the Lion King’ celebrates African culture

Disney’s “The Lion King” is arguably one of the company’s most famous stories. This summer, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim tells Simba’s familiar journey in a new way. On May 28, a stage show, “Tale of the Lion King,” kicked off at the Fantasyland Theater in the theme park with …

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You’ll Regret Paying For These Disney World Hotels

For many Disney World Guests, the happiest place on earth is more than just a theme park: it’s home. magic kingdom Figuring out where to stay on your Disney trip can be both exciting and exhausting, and sometimes your trip can be a little… different than you expected. With so …

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BON Hotels takes over the Queen’s Hotel in Oudtshoorn

The team of hotel management company BON Hotels have taken over the management of Queen’s Hotel, Oudtshoorn, with the CEO and founder of BON Hotels Guy Stehlik calling it a “new and exciting chapter for the band”. “Founded in 1880 and recently restored to its original beauty, The Queen’s Hotel …

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