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Combined YOTEL and YOTELPAD Concept to Launch This June in Miami

YOTEL and YOTELPAD

MIAMI—Opening on June 1, 2022, YOTEL will introduce the global hospitality brand’s first combined YOTEL and YOTELPAD concept in downtown Miami. YOTEL Miami has guestrooms while YOTELPAD, situated right above the hotel, has apartment-style pads. A location with modern amenities, guests can experience two on-site restaurants and bars, a pool deck, and gym. Travelers can also check in under a minute via self-service stations, SmartKey mobile entry, in-room mood lighting, and amenity delivery via concierge robots.

“As YOTEL continues to push boundaries in the hospitality industry, we’re proud to launch our first-ever hotel and pad concept in flourishing Downtown Miami,” said Hubert Viriot, CEO of YOTEL. “YOTEL Miami and YOTELPAD Miami are unique in that there’s something for everyone, regardless of length of stay. Our experience is led by smart design and tech-forward amenities, coupled with a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere that allows guests to define their own travel journey.

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Leisure Stocks Regain Strength as Travel Gathers Momentum

Despite rising prices, the travel sector is experiencing a rebound in customer demand. As the summer season begins and COVID-19 anxiety fades, people are getting set to travel again.

After one of the worst years for the travel business in 2020, some travel did return in 2021, although it was mostly by road. However, individuals appear to be eager to travel (both domestically and internationally) this year, and demand appears to be more of the normal kind, which is expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels.

The Travel Industry is Booming Once Again

Various studies demonstrate that the travel and tourism business is returning to pre-pandemic levels.

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the travel and tourism industry could contribute $8.6 trillion to the global economy this year, which is just 6.4% down from pre-pandemic levels. However, it would be a huge improvement over the data from 2020,

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Bewley’s signs three-year coffee partnership with Electric Picnic

Bewley’s signs three-year coffee partnership with Electric Picnic

Bewley’s signs three-year coffee partnership with Electric Picnic

Bewley’s announced as official coffee partner for Electric Picnic and Kaleidoscope

Bewley’s has become the official coffee partner at Electric Picnic and Kaleidoscope after agreeing a new three-year deal with Live Nation, the entertainment company behind the two summer festivals.

The partnership is part of Bewley’s strategy to expand its audience base and represents a significant investment for the company, which is tripling its marketing budget over the coming years.

A unique, on-site South American inspired outdoor café will bring the sights, music, flavours and culture of South America alive at both festivals.

Bewley’s will offer a place for revellers to chill out and meet friends, while experiencing the best of Bewley’s coffee. A special summer festival drinks menu will be on offer, featuring hot and cold brews as well as espresso martinis.

Bewley’s says its ambition is to shake up the

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One of the 12 most beautiful lakes in the U.S. is in N.H.

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You’ll find it in the White Mountain National Forest.

Echo Lake in the White Mountains. Robert Linsdell / Flickr

Attention, lake lovers: One of the most scenic lakes in America is in New England, according to Travel + Leisure.

The travel publication recently released a list of the 12 most beautiful lakes in the United States and included Echo Lake in New Hampshire.

“With thousands of lakes scattered across the country, chances are good that you’re no farther than a tankful of gas away from a great lake,” Travel + Leisure wrote. “But not all are created equal: some lakes won Mother Nature’s lottery when it comes to natural good looks, so we’ve rounded up some of the best lakes in the U.S.”

Here’s what the publication wrote about Echo Lake:

“In a southeast corner of the White Mountain National Forest, Echo Lake rests under the shadow of

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