VIDEO: Hawaii tourism leaders push for vaccine passport

Jhon Thor

Mufi Hannemann, President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism and Lodging Association, and Jeff Wagoner, CEO of Outrigger Hospitality Group, joined Spotlight Hawaii this morning to talk about the state of tourism in Hawaii. Nearly a year since the pandemic took hold in the islands, hotel occupancy hovers around 20-percent, and many tourism-related businesses are struggling. Still, Wagoner is optimistic about the months ahead, with people being vaccinated and eager to travel after a year of largely staying home.

“Last week was the first week in this entire pandemic period where more than 50% of the people said they are

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Clients are thinking big for 2021, Internova agents say: Travel Weekly

Jhon Thor

Executives at Internova Travel Group shared bullish sentiments on recovery during a virtual media event on Tuesday, with CEO J.D. O’Hara reporting that agents are finding that “an overwhelming majority” of U.S. and Canadian travelers say they plan to take a vacation at some point this year.

J.D. O’Hara

“Go big or stay home — that’s the theme many of our advisors are seeing for 2021,” said O’Hara. “Their clients are asking about bucket list destinations, private villas, private island rentals, longer stays and working remotely for an extended period of time for their next vacation. And we’re seeing travel

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Global Pressure Transmitter Market (2021 to 2026) – Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Jhon Thor

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Pressure Transmitter Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global pressure transmitter market reached a value of US$ 3.19 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global pressure transmitter market to reach a value of US$ 4.18 Billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.57% during 2021-2026.

A pressure transmitter is a sensor that regulates the compression applied over a liquid, fluid or gas. The device measures rapid changes in pressure, which are converted into mechanical energy and electric current. It also

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Destinations without the journey: Hotel lets guests travel the world without leaving home | Idaho Falls

Jhon Thor

IDAHO FALLS — With so many people avoiding travel during the pandemic, hotel bookings plunged throughout 2020. But one Idaho Falls hotel, Destinations Inn, continued to see strong sales. The hotel’s success has come from a surprising clientele group for a hotel: Idaho Falls residents.

“The highest percentage of our clients are locals,” owner Larry Fisher said.

Destinations Inn on West Broadway bills itself as a place to “travel the world without leaving Idaho Falls.” Each of its 14 rooms have different destination themes. There is the Egypt room with sphinx statues and hieroglyphic-covered walls. The Hawaii room has tropical

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How screwed is the Trump Hotel D.C.?

Jhon Thor

For three years, the lobby of the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., was the hedonistic center of the MAGA-verse. The room glittered with chandeliers and the flashes of sabers slicing open Champagne bottles (prefaced by the ringing of a bell to draw eyeballs to the spectacle). Trumpworld luminaries like Corey Lewandowski and Sebastian Gorka schmoozed bar-side with established D.C. power brokers. Republican politicians on their way to backroom fundraisers stopped for selfies with star-struck customers swigging $9 Bud Lights. Proud Boys chatted up top presidential advisers.

Once, pictures from the hotel lobby showed Trump Cabinet members, foreign leaders,

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Art trends for hotels in 2021

Jhon Thor

At Spires Art, our team of art consultants are always on the lookout for the latest trends. We work closely with our network of interior designers and architects to create stylish art installations for our clients.

Looking ahead towards the rest of the year, we’ve compiled a list of the top five art trends to watch out for in 2021.

1. Pantone colours of the year

For the first time, Pantone announced two shades as their colours of the year – ‘Illuminating’ & ‘Ultimate Grey’. This heavenly match of colours features the vibrant yellow of ‘Illuminating’ and the fortitude and

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