Food truck cities

There’s just something about a meal prepared inside of a truck. Maybe it’s the efficiency of the experience, the perceived affordability, or just the sheer fun of strolling up to a colorful Mystery Machine clone and walking away with a handful of fish tacos. Whatever the reason, the love for food trucks and changing food service laws have led to an explosion in popularity all across the US. Today, food truck festivals are worthy of a Google calendar alert, and the divine appearance of an ice...
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New online course: How to Immigrate to Canada as a Food Service worker.

Guide to get a job and work in Canada as a food service, restaurant, and hospitality worker. This course has been developed to assist International trained workers like you in the foodservice industry to learn how you can become eligible to apply for a work permit and eventually for Canadian Permanent Residency under the different immigration programs available In Canada and what you will require in order to begin your application. It also covers some resources like LinkedIn, Interviewing skills...
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Life at Home: New Year, New You

Posted: 1/23/2020 | January 23rd, 2020 If you’re like me, you know how hard New Year’s resolutions are to keep. “New year, new you” starts with the best intentions, but after a couple of months, it’s back to new year, old you. Old habits die hard, but they can be broken if they are replaced with good ones. We’re at the start of a new year (and decade), so — as someone who loves a good cliché — I’m going to use this time to build the habits that create a better version of me. After many years ...
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Are Hotels Ready for Wellness Certification?

As the new decade begins, it's becoming more apparent to the travel industry that the well-being of the individual is intrinsically tied to the well-being of the environment. That's why we are starting to see hospitality companies looking into getting certified for wellness.
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Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley: A Unique Innovation Ecosystem

The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a food and nutrition innovation ecosystem. The initiative was launched on 23 January 2020 at the World Economic Forum in Davos under « Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley ». The aim is to address the key challenges of sustainable and high-quality food by attracting talent, start-ups and invest...
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Things to see and do in Innsbruck

Austria is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Its high mountains are the perfect setting for breathtaking scenery ad picture-perfect old European cities and towns. Innsbruck embodies the true Austrian spirit. Not only its privileged geographical location makes it a stop for most visitors that wish to explore its natural beauty, but it also provides a wide range of historical landmarks that will appeal to anyone. You can read more about Innsbruck at the official Innsbruck travel ...
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Oaky and D-EDGE Launch Integration

Oaky, the commission-free pre-arrival upselling platform, recently joined hands with D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions, one of the world's top hotel distribution technology providers, to offer users a free integration between the two systems.
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Boston Dynamics appoints its first-ever new CEO

After more than a quarter-century spent developing some of the industry’s most iconic and advanced machines, Boston Dynamics is a company in the midst of a profound transformation. This week, the Waltham, Mass.-based organization issued a number of key announcements, all focused on the same fundamental shift, as it readies the release of two commercial robots: Spot and Handle. The top of the company has recently seen its first major shakeup since its founding in the early 1990s. Founder Marc ...
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History of poke and poke bowls

I heard music playing in the main courtyard from my room at the Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Kauai, at around 9:30 in the morning. As I walked past pools and the Holoholo Grill to get there, I heard an emcee with a microphone before I saw him. “We’ve got a lot of great things coming up for you all with the first-ever poke fest on Kauai,” the emcee said. “Why? Because Sam Choy said so!” If you’re talking about poke in Kauai, the name Sam Choy is guaranteed to come up. Choy — a James Beard F...
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IHG Signs Two New Hotels In Saudi Arabia Following Announcement Of Office In Riyadh

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for InterContinental Dammam in partnership with Salem Mohammed Al Qahtani. To cater to the need for more branded midscale accommodation in Riyadh, IHG has also signed a management agreement for Holiday Inn Riyadh Al Malaz in partnership with S...
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Match Group invests in Noonlight to power new safety features in Tinder and other dating apps

Match Group, the dating app giant and parent company to Match, Tinder, OKCupid, Plenty of Fish, and several other dating apps, announced this morning it has invested in and partnered with connected safety platform Noonlight to roll out a series of new safety features to its suite of dating apps. The tools include those for emergency assistance, location tracking, photo verification, and an updated in-app Safety Center. The Noonlight partnership follows an investigative report by ProPublica and C...
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ALIS ‘Hottest Tech’ Incumbent Beekeeper to Unveil New ‘Voice Messaging’ Feature at ALIS

Next week at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), Beekeeper, the No. 1 Operational Communication Platform in hospitality, will be standing ready in the ALIS Tech Lounge to network with hoteliers who are looking to better engage, optimize and retain employees. Named "Hottest Technology" at the inaugural ALIS Tech Challenge 2019, Beekeeper plans to reclaim this title at the 2020 competition by unveiling a new voice messaging feature for chats designed for hoteliers who are looking...
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Wyndham Destinations Receives Two National Honors Recognizing Its Culture of Workplace Inclusion

For the second year in a row, Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), the world's largest vacation ownership and exchange company, was awarded two distinguished national honors for its commitment to workplace inclusion and diversity.
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The Lost Neighborhood Buried Under New York City’s Central Park

New York City is in a constant state of flux. For every Nets fan cheering their team on in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and every tourist gamboling about the post-punk, upscale East Village, there are dozens of local residents who remember what—and who—was displaced to pave the way for this progress. It’s no great leap to assume that something had to be plowed under to make way for the city’s myriad gleaming skyscrapers, but harder to conceive of Central Park, the 840-acre oasis in the mid...
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5 tips on how to include travel in your resume

Did you travel the world for a year to discover yourself but now that you want to join the workforce again, that gap is becoming your Achilles heel? It is a commonly held assumption that recruiters and hiring managers are less likely to hire professionals with career gaps. If you feel the same way, do not lose hope. You can easily leverage your traveling experience in ways that will make your resume stand out. Knowing how to present the skills you have picked up in your resume can help you ele...
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Where to Eat in Death Valley

As you can imagine this is a hard post to write. That’s because dead folks don’t eat that much, so the pickins are slim. I probably should have done this post on where to hike in Death Valley. Or where to stargaze in Death Valley. Or where to simply stand and be awed in Death […] The post Where to Eat in Death Valley appeared first on SippitySup.
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What to Do If You Lose Your Credit or Debit Card While Traveling

Imagine, if you will, Lifehacker staff writer Josh Ocampo standing outside a Tokyo 7-Eleven, clutching his gut while on waiting on hold with his bank. The chip on Josh’s debit card had stopped working mid-trip, which meant he couldn’t take cash out of an ATM. And the local clinic that could treat ”the worst case of…Read more...
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Denver DUI Attorney Urges Tourists To Educate Themselves On Colorado DUI Laws And Marijuana

Colorado, also known as, “The Centennial State”  has a variety of landscapes from the Snowy Rocky Mountains, the winding river canyons and its dry desert. If you are planning to visit this beautiful state it is highly recommended to be familiar with the state’s laws. In Colorado, the punishment for driving under the influence or DUI is severe. This is to prevent incidents of drunk driving and to curb down drastically the occasions of repeat offenses. However, this strict or unrelenting sancti...
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Global LNG Poised for Terrible Year as New Supply Floods Market - Bloomberg

Global LNG Poised for Terrible Year as New Supply Floods Market - Bloomberg:Liquefied natural gas prices are poised to test record lows this year thanks to an onslaught of new supply and warmer winter temperatures curbing consumption.The startup of new export projects from Australia to the U.S. has flooded the market, while brimming stockpiles in Europe and an expected slowdown in Chinese demand have dumped cold water on consumption prospects. LNG for spot delivery to North Asia is on track to h...
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STR: Canada 2019 Hotel Performance

The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during 2019, according to data from STR.
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Create a Vacation Recovery Plan

Over on NBC News, writer Sarah DiGiulio described that imminent sense of dread you experience after taking time off, otherwise known as the post-vacation blues—by Monday morning, you’re back in the office, at your desk, and wondering if it was all a dream.Read more...
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STR: Europe hotel performance for 2019

Europe's hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during 2019, according to data from STR.Euro constant currency, 2019 vs. 2018Europe
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Tourism And The New Green Deal - Europe Can Take The Lead

The role of tourism in the new European Green Deal was highlighted at the FITUR trade fair. On the back of the recent launch of the Green Deal, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) invited Ministers of Tourism from across Europe and representatives from the European Parliament and the European Travel Commission (ETC) to Madrid for a high-level conversation on the vital role the tourism sector will play if the ambitious sustainability goals are to be met.
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Family travel: benefits of a home swap vacation

Arranging a family getaway can typically be quite an expense what with transport, activities and accommodation costs. However, by choosing to swap homes rather than booking a hotel, you can dramatically cut the cost of your family getaway as your accommodation will be free. Being able to enjoy the space and comforts of home rather than being cramped in a hotel room can be big plus when travelling with children. Obviously, some homes are not suitable for young children (e.g. certain features suc...
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Best minimalist holiday resorts

The beginning of every new year means setting new travel resolutions and updating the bucket list. From boarding the world’s most luxurious train to glamping on a cruise ship, the options are endless, but what many travelers are turning to this year is minimalism. Packing light and traveling in a more environmentally conscious way is a major theme in 2020, and many are choosing to retreat to a cozy cabin and connect with nature, leaving their buzzing phones behind. Minimalist accommodations d...
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Could Saudi Arabia Become the Next Tourism Leader in the Middle East? | By Sacha Poncet

Over the last few years, Saudi Arabia has put a lot of efforts to diversify its economy from oil. The kingdom's recent decision to release e-visas is surely set to have a positive long-term impact on its tourism market.
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Dur Hospitality Demonstrates Growth At SHIC 2020

The third edition of the Saudi Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) concluded on the 21st and 22nd of January, at the Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel, where Dur Hospitality hosted the prestigious event as the strategic partner, under the patronage of the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH), in partnership with Bench Events and MEED and in the presence of over 350 dignitaries, industry experts, hoteliers and investors.
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Marriott International Signs Landmark Deal To Open The First Fairfield By Marriott Hotel In Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The agreement is expected to deliver the first Fairfield by Marriott property to the Middle East and Africa region, create the largest Fairfield hotel in the world and bring one of the largest hotels to the growing religious destination of Makkah. Construction for the Fairfield by Marriott Makkah Al Naseemh...
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Back From the Antarctic Sabbatical

Earth's highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent remains a dream for many — hard to reach, tough to live in and a privilege to see with your own eyes. And last month, five passionate volunteers — selected from more than 140,000 applicants — got to experience the vast beauty of the Great White Continent first hand, as part of the Antarctic Sabbatical.
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Photographer Nicolas Ruel Is The Latest Four Seasons Envoy: Explore The Serengeti Through His Lens

Is it possible to capture the majesty and splendour of the Serengeti's endless plains and renowned wildlife reserves in a single image? Through original photography, Canadian artist Nicolas Ruel does just that, telling the story of his transformational Envoy by Four Seasons journey to Savannah's sanctuary, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti. Using a unique in-camera double-exposure method, the Montreal-based photographer merges distinct subjects to create unique perspectives. Watch here ...
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