Day: May 22, 2022

The Langham to Start a New Era of Luxury on the Gold Coast – Hotel Magazine

Gold Coast’s beaches will soon welcome a new wave of luxury as world-renowned Langham Hospitality Group prepares to open its newest Australian luxury resort hotel, The Langham, Gold Coast and Jewel Residences, on 23 June 2022.

The extravagant 339-room hotel stands in the central and tallest of three Jewel towers situated between Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. It will be the first building with direct beachfront access built on the Gold Coast in three decades.

The Langham, Gold Coast and Jewel Residences

The Langham, Gold Coast and Jewel Residences

“Opening our first beachfront property in one of the world’s most desirable travel destinations is an incredible milestone, giving Australians and international travellers a new luxury resort experience through The Langham lens,” said Jeffrey van Vorsselen, Regional Vice President, Operations, Pacific & South East Asia, Langham.

Showcasing 17 different types of rooms and suites, all with unique designs, stunning ocean, and famed Hinterland views, The Langham, Gold Coast will

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SIA losses narrow as travel picks up

SINGAPORE: A welcome revival in travel and cargo demand helped Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) narrow losses in the second half of the fiscal year through March, though the high price of oil weighed on the carrier, its annual results showed.

The airline’s net loss in the October-March period was S$125mil (RM397mil), it said in a statement, compared with a loss of S$804mil (RM2.55bil) a year earlier. Sales more than doubled in the six-month period to S$4.79bil (RM15.2bil).

Shares in the airline tumbled as much as 2.8% yesterday morning, their biggest intraday decline since late February, as some analysts flagged inflation concerns based on the higher fuel costs.

Singapore started unravelling tight Covid-19 travel restrictions in September, allowing fully-vaccinated people from certain countries to enter without having to quarantine – a boost to the flag carrier, which had suffered record losses in the height of the pandemic.

With Singapore further loosening

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A common approach to COVID-19 travel measures in the EU

COVID-19: New Council recommendation on the coordination of travel measures within the EU

People with a valid EU digital COVID certificate

All travellers with a valid EU digital COVID certificate should be exempt from testing and quarantine/self-isolation.

An EU digital COVID certificate is valid if the person concerned has:

  • completed the full primary vaccination series with an EU-approved COVID-19 vaccine (and more than 14 days and less than 9 months have passed since the last dose) OR
  • received a booster of an EU-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR
  • recovered from COVID-19 and less than 180 days have passed since the date of the positive test result OR
  • obtained a negative PCR test result not more than 72 hours before arrival or a negative rapid antigen test result not more than 24 hours before arrival

EU countries could also accept vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).

People without a valid EU

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From farms to pageants, 6 ways to uplift the AAPI in Hawaii

HONOLULU (KHON2) — May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During the month, the nation celebrates the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), as well as their history, culture and achievements.

GoFundMe is highlighting and supporting those within the APPI community by using its platform to increase awareness around inequalities and bringing solutions to those seeking help.

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GoFundMe confirmed with KHON2 on Monday that the pages listed below are verified.

1. From Ewa Beach to Mount Everest: Dillon Quitugua aims to be the first CHamoru to climb Mount Everest by 2025 and empower Asian Pacific Islanders to be their best versions of themselves. He’s raising funds on GoFundMe to help with expenses such as a professional guide, flights and food and lodging.

“Growing up, I didn’t believe I could be

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