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Croatia’s Arena Hospitality swings to negative after-tax profit in 2021

ZAGREB (Croatia), March 4 (SeeNews) – The Croatian hotelier Arena Hospitality [ZSE:ARNT] posted a consolidated profit after tax of 31.5 million kuna ($4.6 million/4.2 million euros) for last year, after a loss of 227.3 million kuna for 2020. After-tax profit recovered slightly to 21% from 2019’s pre-pandemic level, the company …

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JFP bids for hotel projects in the United States in the context of the takeover | Business

JFP Limited, which makes furniture for retail stores and hotels, said it is currently bidding on Hyatt hotel projects in the United States, as part of a wider effort to enter markets in the Americas. , as a new source of income. It is also positioning itself for businesses of …

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Index of economic freedom 2022, Kosovo loses 28 places

Index of economic freedom 2022, Kosovo loses 28 places English Gazeta Express 02/16/2022 22:56 The Heritage Foundation has published Index of Economic Freedom 2022showing that Kosovo has fallen 28 places compared to 2021. According to the index, Kosovo is ranked 86 in the world, while in Europe it is ranked …

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New Thurston Hall Terrace Named in Honor of a Beloved Alumnus | Today

By Ruth Steinhardt When Peter Morin arrived at George Washington University as a freshman in the late 1970s, enrolled in a “Politics and Values” residential program at Thurston Hall, he met all but one of his suitemates. . The late arrival finally showed up, disappeared into the last available room, …

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Newmark: 2021 Year-End Life Sciences Overview and Market Clusters

2021 Year-End Life Sciences Overview and Market Clusters Life sciences remained one of the best performing niche sectors in real estate as tenant and investor demand for lab, incubator and biomanufacturing (BPF) space accelerated while throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact us Leave …

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Density rather than dirt: Development study finds cities are shrinking | national news

David Bigelow’s older neighbors scoff when he tells them Montana residents aren’t turning farmland into streetscapes as fast as they used to. But the Montana State University researcher has the numbers to back up his claim, even as he gazes at the suburban sprawl between his condo in Bozeman and …

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Why America’s Housing Boom Isn’t a Bubble – BRINK – Conversations and Insights on Global Business

With housing, unlike almost every other commodity, when prices go up, we just don’t see the building reacting the same way. Source: Getty Images In philadelphia cream, the median house price has increased by 48% over the past decade. In Atlanta, the median selling price of a metro home hit …

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Leeds’ famed Queens Hotel sees surge in booking revenue after £16million refurbishment

Patrons of the historic hotel said guests were eager to return to live events. Located in City Square, in the heart of Leeds, The Queens Hotel officially reopened its doors last June after a nine-month restoration and modernization project. A Queens spokesperson said: “Live hospitality and event venues have been …

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Quarantine hotels in Quebec reserved for illegal border workers

Content of the article At least 11 quarantine hotels in Quebec have been reserved for foreigners who have crossed the border illegally, the Department of Immigration revealed on Tuesday. Content of the article The revelation comes after an increase in illegal crossings since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according …

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The £8.5million mansion of Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena in Marbella is ideal for self-isolation

January 17, 2022 – 2:27 p.m. GMT Rachel Avery Novak Djokovic’s home: Inside the stunning Marbella property of the Australian Open star with his wife Jelena and children Stefan and Tara. Novak DjokovicHis property portfolio stretches from Serbia to America and even Marbella, where he owns a mansion …

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Battle for Bomazeen: Officials fear Belgrade youth camp will be sold before lawsuit is resolved

The state attorney general’s office and a group of local lawyers to keep their beloved Camp Bomazeen on Great Pond in Belgrade a place for scouts in central Maine fear the camp is being sold even as a trial over his fate is still ongoing. The Pine Tree Council of …

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Serbia shocked by Australia’s refusal to let Djokovic in

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is nervously awaiting the outcome of what is increasingly looking like a soap opera with the country’s most famous sports idol in the lead role. The highest ranked male tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, faces the prospect of deportation Australia, where he had …

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How does the use of QR codes keep hotels operating during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Because the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the leisure and restaurant industries, hotels have developed a new approach to keep business going. They can provide a safe but lucrative hotel experience to their customers by using QR codes. Since the onset of the global health emergency, millions …

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Air Serbia reaffirms its hub strategy at Belgrade airport

Summary Strong growth in traffic before the pandemic had been reported at Belgrade airport. Passenger capacity is approaching 2019 levels, but cargo volume is lagging behind. The impact of CCV was moderate. Political decisions may have to be made regarding the future direction of the country. Ambiguity remains over a …

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Group in British Columbia seeks to build smaller, more comfortable long-term care units after COVID-19

VANCOUVER – Rows of rooms line a long, narrow hallway where a large aluminum cart stacked with food trays is parked while front desk staff check in visitors and offer surgical masks. VANCOUVER – Rows of rooms line a long, narrow hallway where a large aluminum cart stacked with food …

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Murshed Al Redaini, Group CEO, Yas Holding

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. You are reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international Entrepreneur Media franchise. As the world prepares to welcome a New Year, Murshed Al Redaini, Group CEO at Yas Holding, is unwavering in his view that the UAE is poised for a period of …

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4 charts show what the travel industry looks like 2 years after Covid started

Despite the rise of the omicron variant, the travel industry is showing signs of recovery. Olga Khorkova | iStock Editorial | Getty Images After a year of heavy losses, the travel industry is finally showing signs of a rebound – even as the emergence of the omicron variant of Covid-19 …

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Greece: hotel reservation demand to peak in 20 years in 2022, according to Eurobank

Photo source: www.eurobank.gr Hotel booking demand in Greece expected to peak in 20 years in 2022, according to Eurobank Deputy CEO and Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Konstantinos Vassiliou. Speaking to reporters at an online press conference on Tuesday, Vassiliou said that despite the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Greek …

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Ryanair under fire: passengers face ‘onerous’ policy as travel agent sues low-cost airline

Ryanair has been a staple in the sky for decades, but is losing support from both trade and passengers due to its divisive booking policies. Yesterday, a travel official called operators continuing to work with the low cost airline “irresponsible”. Criticism comes as online travel agent (OTA) On the Beach …

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Vienna excludes unvaccinated from nightlife, considers testing for vaccinated – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. EDAA 2021 Summit: engaging content, stellar speakers, free registration Whether it’s political speeches and DSA panels, conversations with DPAs, global privacy regimes, industry-leading innovations, self-regulatory best …

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EXPLAINER – The Federal Reserve Cone: How Does It Work?

By Lindsay Dunsmuir Nov. 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to announce on Wednesday that it will begin cutting its asset purchase program as early as this month, removing a first pillar of the emergency monetary policy accommodation introduced in March 2020 to protect the economy from …

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Newmark Hosts Sale of 280-Unit Luxury Multifamily Asset in Suburban Austin, Texas

November 1, 2021 9:30 a.m. Newmark announced that it has completed the sale of Cordevalle, a 280-unit luxury multi-family building located at 650 Louis Henna Boulevard in Round Rock, Texas. Vice President of Newmark Patton jones and general manager Andrew Dickson represented the seller, Internacional, in the sale. The buyer …

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Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc., third

NEW YORK, October 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (the “Company” or “ARI”) (NYSE: ARI), today announced its results for the quarter and period of nine months ended September 30, 2021. For the third quarter of 2021, net income available to common shareholders per diluted …

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Honeymoon in Baghdad | Coeur d’Alene Press

The first time Heidi Radkiewicz’s convoy was attacked, she mistook the sound of gunfire for a flat tire – a common occurrence in the heat of Iraq. But next to her, the truck driver was banging on the steering wheel. She quickly understood what was going on. She and the …

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Open Door Plans Upgrades With Funding From US Rescue Plan | Local News

MANKATO – Open Door Health Center will use US bailout funding for upgrades to free up more clinical space. Community health center leaders recently announced the plans after receiving federal funding of $ 520,260. Open Door was one of 14 health centers in Minnesota to receive an estimated $ 8.6 …

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Newmark: Hires Mike Smith as Northwest Market Leader

October 18, 2021 1:30 PM Newmark¹ announces that it has hired Mike Smith as Executive Vice President and Market Manager for its Northwestern US region. Smith, who takes office on Nov. 8, will be responsible for Newmark’s presence in the Northwest market, working on the strategic expansion of customer services …

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After JT Burnette defaults on loan, judge orders sale of DoubleTree

The DoubleTree Hotel, a downtown landmark owned by fallen entrepreneur and convicted criminal John Thomas “JT” Burnette, may be heading towards the auction. On September 24, Tallahassee Circuit Judge John C. Cooper granted summary judgment of $ 32.6 million to Wells Fargo, the mortgage holder’s trustee, and ruled that IB …

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Allego and Van der Valk VDC to open 120 new fast charging stations for electric vehicles

PARIS & ARNHEIM, Netherlands & NEW YORK – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Allego Holding BV (“Allego” or the “Company”), one of the leading pan-European electric vehicle (“EV”) charging networks, which recently announced its proposed business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp . III (NYSE: SPAQ), today announced that it is expanding its …

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The Slieve Donard Hotel has been sold in a £ 40million deal to US investment giant AJ Capital Partners

Northern Ireland’s most beloved hotel has a new American owner after half a century in the hands of the same family, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal. he five-star Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle has been sold by local Hastings Hotels group in a deal valued at £ 40million. …

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Highwoods acquires development land in the Nashville area

Ovation to FranklinPurchase price of $ 57.8 million Plans to re-imagine a mixed-use project RALEIGH, NC, October 6, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) announced today that it has acquired the remaining 77 acres of land to be developed from Ovation in the Cool Springs District of …

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Finnish Ambassador reaffirms his commitment to the Gulf region

DUBAI: Imports and exports between Finland and the United Arab Emirates reached a combined value of more than half a billion dollars in 2020, reinforcing the need to further strengthen ties between the two countries, said the Finnish Ambassador Marianne Nissilä at Arab News. The combined level of activity places …

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A growth spurt driven by the pandemic

Innovative Solutions moved into its facility on East River Road at the end of 2018. Justin Copie says the COVID-19 pandemic has sped up business technology decisions by two years. For Innovative Solutions, this has translated into increased revenues and strong demand for its services. “We’ve seen some crazy things …

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Imbert announces $ 50 million rescue package for Tobago tourism

New Corey connelly An hour ago Bay Store, Tobago. Photo courtesy of David Reid The government has unveiled a new $ 50 million initiative to help hotels and other tourism-related businesses in Tobago that have been severely affected by the covid19 pandemic over the past 18 months. Presenting the 2022 …

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Healthcare workers must demand face masks that are better for the environment

Healthcare workers care for patients, not the planet. (Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP photo) In this photo from April 30, 2020, a person wearing a mask walks past a recently painted fresco with a depiction of the famous “American Gothic” painting by artist Grant Wood, but with the subjects wearing …

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Students discuss first year housing experiences

Residential College, one of the freshman dorms on the Butler campus. Collegiate archive photo. GRACE WORCESTER | STAFF JOURNALIST | [email protected] After Irvington House opened in 2018, students at the Butler campus noticed a difference in living standards between the two freshman dorms. In terms of “tuition and fees” on …

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InnQuest, Frontdesk Anywhere, InnkeyPMS – Stillwater Current

A2Z Market Research announces the release of Property Management Systems (PMS) Market research report. The market is expected to grow at a sustained rate in the coming years. The 2021 Property Management System (PMS) Market Research Report presents an analysis of the market size, share and growth, trends, cost structure, …

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Bharat Bandh: Karnataka government asks police to maintain “peace and order” | Bangalore

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai called on farmers to allow financial activities to be carried out as the country is still recovering from financial losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Karnataka state police were ordered to take the necessary precautions to maintain peace and order on Monday, the day …

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North Ridgeville reopens senior center

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – The North Ridgeville Senior Center, known as the Office for Older Adults, has fully reopened with activities and programs – with a new director. Emily Lockshine was hired in July. She arrives at the post with significant experience. Lockshine, of Westlake, previously worked for the Cuyahoga …

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Qatar Hotel Association holds virtual meeting with Turkish Tourism Investors Association

The Qatar Hotel Association (QHA) held its first virtual bilateral meeting with the Turkish Association of Tourism Investors (TTYD) on Saturday as part of its mission to form a global network with international partners in the hotel and hospitality industry. The meeting was attended by QHA President Sheikh Faisal bin …

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Interfaith Dallas helps mother who lost her job and home during pandemic

Felicia Melton, a single mother of three, hit rock bottom at the start of the pandemic. She thanks Interfaith Family Services for transforming her life. DALLAS – Every morning Felicia Melton follows a strict schedule. She wakes up her three children, changes them, gives them breakfast and prepares them for …

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Alberta ski towns face severe labor shortage – Canada News

Photo: Evan Buhlmer, Rocky Mountain Outlook Alberta’s Bow Valley hospitality industry, a major economic muscle in Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise, is sorely understaffed and is forcing businesses to make tough financial decisions. “This is the worst I have ever seen,” said Michel Dufresne, director of the Job Resource Center …

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Rethinking Bretton Woods – Looking Back to Approach the Future (1/3)

Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH (AP Photo / Jim Cole) ASSOCIATED PRESS Why rethink Bretton Woods? Through a series of three articles, the ambitions and buildings of Bretton Woods of 1944 (the US dollar as the world reserve currency, the IMF and the World Bank) are assessed through the …

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The booming real estate market in the EEC leaves a lot out

House prices are rising across central and eastern Europe. Where does that leave young people looking to buy their first home and those in need of social housing? According to the European Union’s statistics department, Eurostat, house prices and rents have increased to varying degrees across Europe despite the Covid-19 …

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Latest coronavirus: Covid-19 wave crests in New York City as storm ends celebration

The London offices are almost deserted and no one knows how many people will be returning or when, but some investors are make bets on the workspace. The question is whether this trust is well placed or reckless when the sharp post-pandemic drop in the value of new office space …

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Noise from Belgrade bar “violates rights”

EMPTY COMMITMENTS: Lawyer Marina Mijatovic said she took the case to the European Court of Human Rights after city authorities failed to respond to a local court ruling The Serbian capital is once again buzzing with nightlife after more than a year of restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cafes, …

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GTC relies on greener financing

After its successful 500 million euro green bond issue, the divestiture of its Serbian portfolio and a number of acquisitions in Budapest, Eurobuild CEE interviewed Globe Trade Center chairman Yovav Carmi and CFO Ariel. Ferstman, on the company’s post-pandemic plans. Your recent 500 million euro green bond issue, I believe, …

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Which tropical island has just opened 14 “resort bubbles” for vaccinated travelers?

Mauritius has just reopened its borders to international travelers after being closed for the past 16 months. Vaccinated guests can choose to stay in 14 ‘resort bubbles’ where they will be allowed to use the facilities including the swimming pool and explore the beaches on offer. These hotels are already …

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Slightly higher MSE index

Slightly higher MSE index

The MSE Equity Total Return index made a marginal gain, closing up 0.05% at 8,040.399 points. A total of 13 stocks were active, where winners and losers totaled five per coin. The total weekly turnover has more than tripled, reaching 0.9 million euros, generated from 78 transactions. In the banking …

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Ontario Federation of Labor announces boycott of Sheraton

OTTAWA, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Ontario Federation of Labor, which represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario, has announced a boycott of the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, 150 Albert Street Ottawa ON, in support of the 70 workers recently made redundant by the hotel. The boycott …

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Tattoo companies in San Antonio see appointments increase this year

SAN ANTONIO – After an economically and emotionally stressful year 2020, things are starting to return to normal. For tattoo artists in the region, the business is booming. Jeffrey Riddle has had a tattoo since his twenties. He’s four, but now at 31, he’s finally getting into the ink sleeve …

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“Greater determination” to eliminate Bahamas from financial services

Former Prime Minister Perry Christie. • Ex-PM says “answers seem obvious” on tax reform By NEIL HARTNELL Editor-in-chief of the Tribune [email protected] A former prime minister yesterday warned that COVID-19 had “only strengthened the resolve” of major nations to eliminate the competitive threat posed by the Bahamas and other Caribbean …

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Indian yoga capital Rishikesh hit hard by Covid-19 closures

NEW DELHI – As yoga has grown in popularity in recent years, foreign visitors have flocked to the northern Indian city of Rishikesh, which bills itself as the yoga capital of the world. But the pandemic has hit the city of 100,000 on the banks of the Ganges, with international …

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The best city to live in every state – 24/7 Wall St.

Special report June 18, 2021 9:00 a.m. Last update: June 18, 2021 12:09 PM About one in five American workers whose work could be done remotely worked from home before the COVID-19 pandemic. This share went to almost three out of four following the abrupt closure of offices across the …

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