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Making Bahamians the guests, not the workers

By Roderick A. Simms II Advocate for sustainable Family Island growth E-mail: RASII@ME. com Caribbean Nobel Laureate, the late Derek Walcott, had very strong and emotive opinions against modern-day tourism. While his personal convictions bemoaned the industry in some respects, there is an unheralded kind of tourism here in The …

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Community recognizes veterans’ sacrifices

PIQUA — The local community gathered at the Veterans Memorial near Forest Hill Cemetery in Piqua on Monday, where the Piqua Veterans Association hosted the 2019 Veterans Day Ceremony. Chief Warrant Officer Paul Reece of the U.S. Army Reserves was the keynote speaker for the event. Reece, who currently resides …

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Victory Cruise Lines Heads South for the Winter

Cruise lovers have a great new option for small-ship cruising this winter. Victory Cruise Lines (VCL), operated by American Queen Steamboat Company, a Hornblower Families Company, is excited to announce the 2020 Discover Beyond itineraries for M/V Victory I and M/V Victory II. American Queen: A Special 25th Anniversary Draws …

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Mystery, mystique, allure

Justine Tyerman sees the light at Machu Picchu. It was such a simple gesture but one I’ll always treasure. A Chilean lady was gazing at the sun with a look of wonder and astonishment on her face. She was wearing 3-D sunglasses and her expression suggested she had just glimpsed …

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New Hard Rock Hotel Maldives Marks the Brand’s 30th Portfolio Property

On September 1, 2019, Hard Rock International opened its first hotel in the tropical Maldives, making it the 30th worldwide hotel property to bear the brand’s legendary name and signature concept. Just a fifteen-minute boat ride away from Malé International Airport, the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives offers 178 guestrooms, with …

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We owe them all so much

At 7 o’clock in the morning I left for Toledo, Ohio for my physical examination. I passed just like nothing. It took all day. (After my physical) we left the Armory for the Navy induction center. I was sworn in about 6 o’clock. Arrived home about 10 o’clock. Thus ended …

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Trader Vic’s Tiki Comeback: New Locations and More Mai Tais

The thatched roof of Trader Vic’s in Emeryville, California, is visible from the parking lot, boats bobbing in the marina around it. There’s classic tiki flair everywhere: the swaths of bamboo and wooden carvings of unnamed gods and totems, the pu-pu platters, the Hawaiian music playing overhead, and, of course, …

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Australian Tourism Industry and Travel Titan – Flight Centre

Tourism is an essential aspect of Australia’s economy. Visitors travel to the country mostly for leisure, education and business. Australia’s international tourism industry has tremendously grown over the past two decades, with foreign visitor numbers increasing, and the changing composition of the sector. The travel cost, household income, and the …

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First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain

MADRID: Spanish health authorities confirmed on Friday (Nov 9) a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which until recently was thought to be transmitted only by mosquitoes. The case concerns a 41-year-old man from Madrid who contracted dengue after having sex with …

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Archaeologists discover ancient Inca city using revolutionary technology LiDAR in Peru

A team of researchers have discovered a fascinating ancient settlement in the Peruvian Andes that pre-dates the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu, which was built in the 15th century. To conduct this exploration project researchers used a technology called light detection and ranging, commonly known as LiDAR. This newly …

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