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January 28, 2022


How much more dangerous is the new COVID-19 string?

The Canadian Government issued this public information release on the new string of the more transmissible COVID-19 variant. The Government of Canada has a monitoring program in place with the provinces and territories to identify new COVID-19 variants in Canada, such as the ones identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa. Continue reading How much more dangerous is the new COVID-19 string? at

Star Air flies nonstop to Surat from Belagavi and Ajmer

Star Air, after running successful operations in Ahmedabad, has now expanded its wings further, by launching its services to one more city of Gujarat. This airline vertical of prominent Indian business conglomerate – Sanjay Ghodawat Group recently commenced its operations in the Silk City of India i.e. Surat from 21st December 2020. Continue reading Star

The new Bhutan – Israel relationship

The tiny South Asian nation only has diplomatic relations with a small number of countries and measures its success based on a national happiness index Israel on Saturday announced that it had established diplomatic relations with Bhutan, the fifth country to do so in recent months alongside United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Continue

Can a multi-cultural industry such as tourism be inclusive?

In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet the playwright places into the mouth of hisleading character, Juliet, the declarative or r hetorical question: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare’s point is that the name matters less than the action described; what something

The virus that shut down the world

Over the past 12 months, COVID-19 has deepened those inequalities, a view highlighted in February, by the UN’s labour-focused agency, ILO, which declared that the two billion people working in the informal sector were particularly exposed.  In March, the agency followed up with projections which suggested that millions could be pushed into unemployment, underemployment, or

Sandals Resorts Announces Expansion to Curaçao

Sandals Resorts International (SRI), the world’s leading all-inclusive company, announced today the signing of an agreement that will bring Sandals® Resorts to a brand-new destination, at the Santa Barbara Resort on the island of Curaçao. This will mark the ninth island destination for the brand in the Caribbean region. The new Sandals Curaçao will initially include 350-luxurious rooms and

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