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PIGEON FORGE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM REUPS DIRECT DIGITAL HOLDINGS’ ORANGE142 FOR DIGITAL MEDIA SERVICES IN NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT

HOUSTON, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Direct Digital Holdings (Nasdaq: DRCT) today announced that its buy-side advertising platform, Orange142, has again been named the go-to digital agency for the Pigeon Forge Tourism Department. This new 5-year agreement builds on the nearly 25-year relationship between Orange142 and Pigeon Forge. The town …

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Flights to the United Arab Emirates: why travelers should buy travel insurance – News

Costs start from 1 Dh per day Published: Sat 5 March 2022, 09:15 As the travel industry opens up with declining daily Covid-19 cases and improved passenger confidence, demand for travel insurance has increased in the UAE as travelers are more cautious after difficult experiences they have had during the …

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MHT seeks digital push for tourism recovery

Muscat – The sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, celebrated Arab Tourism Day on Friday – celebrated annually on February 25. This year’s celebration was themed “Towards Sustainable Digital Tourism”. In light of the challenges facing the tourism industry around the world, as a result of the …

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North Okanagan woman travels to Romania to help children – Lake Country Calendar

A woman from the North Okanagan will soon leave for Romania to help some of the country’s most neglected children in any way possible. Jen Kirkland has already traveled to the Eastern European country three times, working with a small non-profit organization called Firm Foundations Romania (FFR). In Brasov, located …

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Big Push Against Big Government: Flagstaff City Council Receives State Legislative Recommendations | Politics

During Tuesday’s business session, Flagstaff City Council was presented with recommendations on pending bills to support or oppose. The bills recommended for the opposition had one thing in common: they would strip Arizona’s cities and towns of the power to govern themselves and instead consolidate power into the broader state …

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South Park doctor banned from prescribing painkillers – Voice of San Diego

The exterior of Dr. Tara Zandvliet’s office in South Park / Photo by Megan Wood Dr. Tara Zandvliet, who years ago became well known as San Diego’s vaccine-waiver doctor of choice, has now had her ability to prescribe narcotics removed. According to charges by the medical board, the South Park …

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Funds available to help traveling artists participate in agricultural fairs

Fun at the show: Crowds enjoy Benalla’s 2019 show. Photo by Simon Ruppert The federal government has made funds available through the Showmen and Women of Agriculture Support Program to provide assistance with showmen’s guild membership fees and rent relief. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud and Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie said …

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Do you want to travel? These are the best travel shows on Netflix

through Netflix Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people feel pushed back to their homes. When you haven’t been able to visit cool new places for a long period of time, it’s natural to have a wanderlust! Some of these incredibly entertaining travel-themed shows on Netflix might just satisfy your …

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The government is forcing all international arrivals to undergo a 7-day home quarantine as Covid cases increase. Check details

Image Source: PTI FILE The government is forcing all international arrivals to undergo a 7-day home quarantine as Covid cases increase. Check details As the world witnesses a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases, the Indian government on Friday asked all international arrivals to undergo a 7-day home quarantine. The daily …

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‘Hassle’ for tourists: Letter from June 2021 shows PEI business group.

A group of prominent Prince Edward Island business leaders lobbied Premier Dennis King to ease pandemic restrictions ahead of the peak of the 2021 tourist season, according to a letter obtained by CBC News through freedom of information legislation. Two weeks after the letter was sent, at least some of …

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Dream trip to Italy derailed by COVID-19: what happens when you test positive abroad

Cristina Allala and Michael Mawoad’s dream tour of Italy was meant to be more than the interior of a hotel room. But two days after Christmas, five days after their trip began, they both tested positive for COVID-19. Hours later, a medical team dressed in medical suits similar to hazardous …

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Western “Zoom Cities” aim for short-term rentals

DEPOE BAY, Ore. – Postcards with big promises started popping up in mailboxes in coastal Oregon communities in 2019: “Rent your house short-term, use it when you want, guaranteed 5 $ 000 in monthly income more than what you earn with your current property management company, ”recalls Monica Kirk, a …

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‘Robust turnaround’ planned for Lava hot springs amid increase in wellness tourism

The following is a press release and a photo of the town of Lava Hot Springs. LAVA HOT SPRINGS – Wellness tourism and mineral and hot springs have taken a dip during the COVID-19 pandemic, but both sectors are expected to rebound dramatically over the next five years. Lava Hot …

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A look back at Daisha’s adventures in 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the COVID-19 pandemic began, KSHB 41 News decided to help the Kansas City community find activities in the area that would help get people out of the house with just one tank. of gasoline. In 2020, we took you on 30 different One Tank Trips. …

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Rules for traveling to Canada on vacation

Vacation travel has always been stressful, but now with the rules and restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, there is even more to consider and plan. With the holidays quickly approaching, many Manitobans will be heading to the airport to visit family and friends over the coming weeks. CTV News Winnipeg …

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Delhi Airport installs electronic boarding gates for seamless travel

New Delhi: Delhi Airport has implemented electronic boarding gates at all three terminals for passengers flying out of the city for contactless and smooth travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said that as a result of the Digital India government campaign, DIAL, led by GMR, has …

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Tourism on the rise in TC | Business

TRAVERSE CITY – Regional tourism in 2021 was more balanced than in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, restrictions on business and gatherings suppressed travel activities for months, then suddenly released pent-up demand, leading to a mid-summer surge that put a strain on local staff and infrastructure. …

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Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar announce the return of cruise tourism

* 11 cruise ships will make their first stopovers in Doha with the same number of stopovers and 10 ships docking at night in the port of Doha Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar have announced the return of cruise tourism with the start of the 2021/22 season, which is expected …

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Governor Hochul announces second round of federal funding to provide $ 5.7 million in COVID-19 assistance to New York’s marine fishing industry

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that additional federal funding of $ 5.7 million is available under the New York Marine Fisheries Assistance Program, established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, to provide financial assistance to New York’s marine fishing industry. Eligible seafood, commercial marine fishing, marine aquaculture and marine …

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Five years after the forest fires, tourism is booming in the Smokies

GATLINBURG, Tennessee (WATE) – The tourism industry in the Smokies has more than recovered from wildfires that burned more than 11,000 acres in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and killed more than 14 people in 2016 While this is evident from the traffic, we dove into the numbers and spoke …

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Arkansas unemployment rate drops to 3.7%, economist says ‘misleading’ figure

Arkansas’ unemployment rate in October was 3.7% from 4% in September and below 4% for the first time since March 2020 – the month the COVID-19 pandemic began to shut down the economy global. The rate for October is also better than the 5.6% of October 2020. The number of …

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Vacation home business sees international renters rise

KISSIMMEE, Florida – Experts say foreign travelers have been flocking to central Florida since the COVID-19 pandemic travel ban in the United States ended Monday for most international residents. What would you like to know Horizon Vacation Homes international renters have increased since the end of the travel ban for …

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90% of UK travelers say they plan to visit France in 2022

About 90.1% of Britons plan to visit France next year, the results of a survey by France Media Group revealed. The survey, which was identified with 100,000 people questioned, shows that 76.8% of Americans also plan to visit France in 2022, showing growing interest in the destination, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. While …

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Biden’s second overseas trip as president

World leaders are joined by medical workers as they gather for an official photo at the Group of 20 summit in Rome on Saturday, October 30. US President Joe Biden is on the far left. Ludovic Marin / POOL / AFP via Getty Images Updated at 8:29 a.m. ET, Saturday, …

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Local woman wins free trip | Reporting

Valeria “Eddye” Myers does not answer phone calls if she does not know who is on the other end of the phone, and while waiting in a long line at the bank on May 11, 2020, at the onset of COVID- 19 pandemic, a strange number fell on his phone. …

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Five must-see places on your Costa Rica vacation – Traveling with Matt Keezer

Matt Keezer walking across a bridge in Costa Rica MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, October 1, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Costa Rica, known for its beautiful coastlines, biodiversity-rich jungles, breathtaking waterfalls and spectacular volcanoes, recently became the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage, underscoring its commitment to welcoming all types of …

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Tim and Candice Speicher, co-founders of Buoy

United States: STRz chats with Tim and Candice Speicher, co-founders of Buoy, a revenue management tool for the global vacation rental industry, about starting their business as a husband and wife duo , how the Covid-19 pandemic affected the duration – term rentals are priced, and their predictions for the …

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The impact of digital technology on Welsh tourism

Of all industries, tourism has been hit the hardest during the Covid-19 pandemic. Welsh tourism has had a particularly tough time, with a parliamentary report saying it resulted in the immediate closure of 97% of businesses with 80% of staff put on leave. For the Easter holiday alone, it is …

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Updates for District 3 | Newberry Watcher

Dear my Newberry family, Hello, I pray that you have had a safe and relaxing summer with your family and friends, whether in person or virtually. I also pray that everyone stays healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. As mentioned last quarter, I will provide you with quarterly updates …

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Amherst Area Chamber launches new tourism initiative

AMHERST – A marketing campaign to attract tourists to Amherst and surrounding communities, targeting those interested in outdoor getaways and cultural attractions, is underway. The “What’s Next” initiative, along with the Greateramherst.com website, is launched with a $ 116,655 state grant for travel and tourism recovery. “We’re talking about it …

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Daily car trips, carpool abandoned during the COVID-19 pandemic

More people have started driving much less frequently during the pandemic, choosing to stay home instead, a new AAA study finds. With pandemic restrictions such as the closure of non-essential businesses and stay-at-home orders in place, the average number of trips for all transportation fell 40% in April 2020, the …

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Kenya: why Kenyans going to the EU are now turned away

A number of Kenyans intending to travel to certain European Union (EU) countries say their visa applications were rejected despite being fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Individuals have been told that the EU does not recognize the authorized Indian version of the AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine which is currently being rolled out …

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Visit Roswell Wins Explore GA Tourism Stimulus Marketing Grant

ROSWELL, GA – Visit Roswell received a $ 50,000 Tourism Stimulus Marketing Grant from Explore Georgia, the state tourism board within the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The Explore Georgia Tourism Recovery Marketing Grant program supports marketing efforts aimed at strengthening the recovery of the Georgian tourism industry after the …

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Arrow Exterminators rewards top artists with Bahamas trip

Moments captured during Arrow’s recent top artist recognition trip to the Bahamas. PHOTO: ARROW EXTERMINATORS Atlanta, GA-based Arrow Exterminators recently hosted its top-performing 2020 sales professionals and management team members at their Premier Club and Circle of Diamonds event at the Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, the Bahamas. The event …

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USPS flouted court orders to take extra travel, says NY

Through Archive Email Jeannie O’Sullivan “href =” https://www.law360.com/newjersey/articles/1388845/# “> Jeannie O’Sullivan Law360 provides free access to its coronavirus coverage to ensure that all members of the legal community have accurate information in this time of uncertainty and change. Use the form below to subscribe to one of our weekly newsletters. …

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Tourism Prince George CEO resigns

The head of Tourism Prince George will be leaving at the end of June, after less than two years in the job. Tourism PG announced the resignation of CEO Tracey McBride on Thursday. McBride took the job in January 2020, just before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. “It was …

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Desert Sun Wins 35 CNPA California Journalism Awards

Desert Sun reporters, editors and photojournalists have won 35 awards – including eight first place awards – at the annual California Journalism Awards hosted by the California News Publishers Association. Two first-place laurels went to environmental journalist Mark Olalde, who was recognized both for his coverage of the Salton Sea …

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The Day – New London looking to sell

New London – An authentic, gritty, blue-collar, socially and culturally diverse city with affordable waterfront accommodation, plenty of entertainment and an arts scene. This is how New London is portrayed in a new rebranding effort and new marketing campaign that includes a new website and nationally televised marketing video to …

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National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) approves the introduction by the American House of the RESTART Act loan program

The National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) has welcomed a new bipartisan small business lending proposal presented to the US House of Representatives last Thursday. The RESTART Act would be based on the Payment Protection Program (PPP), the federal government’s program $ 669 billion small business assistance program promulgated in …

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Trump extends student loan relief until end of year

The White House memorandum said that an extension of the flexibility of student loans is “appropriate … until the economy stabilizes, schools reopen and the crisis caused by the COVID pandemic- 19 calmed down “. The executive action offers less costly student loan relief than some Democrats and Republicans in …

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COVID-19 and Small Business Loan Assistance

Related practices and jurisdictions View as PDF Small businesses in designated U.S. states and territories are now eligible to apply for an Economic Disaster Loan (EIDL) due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) through the US Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans provide working capital to small businesses that suffer …

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