Tourism

Angolan Government and Mitrelli Group Inaugurate Mega-Project to House 20,000 People

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 8:51am

LUANDA, Angola , May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The community and housing project, Centralidade do Halavala, located in the municipality of Bailundo, Huambo Province was inaugurated this morning (Friday May 13th), in the presence of His Excellency, the President of Angola, João Lourenço, senior government figures, and a leading delegation of Kora and the Mitrelli Group, led by its President and Founder, Haim Taib.

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  • The project's aim is to build urban communities, and was envisioned by the Angolan Government within the scope of the National Urbanism and Housing Program (PNUH), and implemented together with the contractor Kora, the real-estate and urbanism subsidiary of the Mitrelli Group.
  • The realization of projects of this importance and scope leaves in us a feeling of deep satisfaction and I am honored that Mitrelli Group is supporting the Government in this meaningful enterprise.
  • Mitrelli Group is an international Group of subsidiaries, which develops sustainable synergetic holistic models in various fields of activity for countries in Africa.
  • With over 2300 employees around the world, Mitrelli operates today more than 80 mega-projects in Angola, Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal, Mozambique and beyond.

Global Startups Get Together at InnoVEX 2022 to Unleash Innovation

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 8:42am

InnoVEX 2022 attracts 195 startups from 14 countries to participate in, injecting robust and rich innovative energy to the technology ecosystem.

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  • InnoVEX 2022 attracts 195 startups from 14 countries to participate in, injecting robust and rich innovative energy to the technology ecosystem.
  • The Garage+ Pavilion is themed "Inventing Tomorrow" with a vision of creating a better future through the power of innovation.
  • In addition to the Theme Pavilions, the potential of independent startups is also remarkable.
  • COMPUTEX uses cross-domain integration and innovation services as the most powerful driving forces for achieving the goal of becoming a new platform for global technological resources.

Banff Sunshine Village's Legendary End of Season Slush Cup Returns on May 23, 2022

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 8:16pm

BANFF, Alberta, May 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After three long years, Banff Sunshine's Legendary end-of-season Slush Cup returns on May 23, 2022.

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  • BANFF, Alberta, May 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After three long years, Banff Sunshine's Legendary end-of-season Slush Cup returns on May 23, 2022.
  • This year's event will be the first Slush Cup the resort has hosted since winning Travel Alberta's "Event of the Year," Alto award for Slush Cup after hosting their 91st annual Slush Cup back in 2019.
  • Banff Sunshine's Slush Cup is an end of ski season celebration that marks the final splash of winter for the Banff world-class ski and snowboard resort.
  • Any Banff Sunshine lift ticket includes entry to Slush Cup and all Slush Cup Long Weekend Events.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 3:24pm

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2022 /CNW/ -The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of theUnited Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2022 /CNW/ -The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of theUnited Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi:
    "It was with sadness that I learned of the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
  • "Sheikh Khalifa dedicated his life to public service, including as Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
  • He was appointed as the second president of the country in 2004, succeeding his father and founder of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan.
  • "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I wish to extend my condolences to Sheikh Khalifa's family and loved ones, Emiratis, and residents of the UAE."

Italian American Leaders Meet With Pope Francis and Government Officials to Reaffirm Our Community's Religious and Cultural Ties to Italy

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:06pm

ROME, Italy, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a historic week in Rome and within Vatican City as a delegation of Italian American leaders met with government officials and Pope Francis to advance cultural and religious initiatives and to set the stage for new economic opportunities between the U.S. and Italy.

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  • ROME, Italy, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a historic week in Rome and within Vatican City as a delegation of Italian American leaders met with government officials and Pope Francis to advance cultural and religious initiatives and to set the stage for new economic opportunities between the U.S. and Italy.
  • Italian, Italian American and Vatican officials have sparked a new era of strategic partnerships and diplomacy in Rome.
  • "OurCatholic faith is such an intricate and essential part of our heritage that it, more than anything else, defines our Italian American identity.
  • "In the last 18 months alone, COPOMIAO has unified hundreds of Italian American organizations to preserve and revive the culture our ancestors brought with them from Italy," said Russo.

The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies Announce Next Phase of Development in the Arlington Entertainment District

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 8:39pm

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies are excited to announce details today for One Rangers Way, a 300-unit upscale residential community in the heart of the Arlington Entertainment District. One Rangers Way continues the incredible momentum of new development in the Entertainment District amid Globe Life Field, Choctaw Stadium and AT&T Stadium that began with the opening of Texas Live! in 2018. The project adds to the nearly $1 billion of new development currently under construction in the Entertainment District that includes the forthcoming Loews Arlington Hotel & Convention Center and National Medal of Honor Museum, which recently broke ground on March 25.

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  • "The construction of One Rangers Way will bring a new dimension to the ongoing development in the Arlington Entertainment District," said Texas Rangers Managing Partner and Majority Owner Ray Davis.
  • The Texas Rangers are proud to join the City of Arlington and The Cordish Companies in building this unique residential community in the heart of the Entertainment District."
  • "We are grateful for this transformative development, made possible by our partnerships with the Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies."
  • "The Cordish Companies," "The Cordish Company" and "Cordish" are trademarks used under license by independent corporations, legal liability companies and partnerships ("Cordish Entities").

MYHOTELMATCH: Authorisation of the Commercial Court to postpone the General Meeting

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 6:05pm

MyHotelMatch is an innovative platform based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), which aims to revolutionize tourism by becoming the new generation of travel agency (OTA - Online Travel Agency), by offering a real meeting between a traveler and his hotel with online hotel services with high added value.

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  • MyHotelMatch is an innovative platform based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), which aims to revolutionize tourism by becoming the new generation of travel agency (OTA - Online Travel Agency), by offering a real meeting between a traveler and his hotel with online hotel services with high added value.
  • This ambitious challenge opens up new prospects for the company in the growing online hotel market.
  • This center of excellence will create synergies and accelerate the development of AI technologies for MyHotelMatch.
  • MyHotelMatch is listed on Euronext Paris - Compartment C (ISIN: FR0011277391 - MHM).

REVL Opens Flagship Fitness Studio at DT1 by Ellington Properties, a Dubai Developer Co-Founded by Nitin Bhatnagar

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 6:00pm

DUBAI, Arab Emirates, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ellington Properties , Dubai's leading design-led boutique property developer co-founded by Nitin Bhatnagar, has joined hands with REVL , a global fitness chain, to bring its new flagship studio to the award-winning DT1 residences in Downtown Dubai.

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  • DUBAI, Arab Emirates, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ellington Properties , Dubai's leading design-led boutique property developer co-founded by Nitin Bhatnagar, has joined hands with REVL , a global fitness chain, to bring its new flagship studio to the award-winning DT1 residences in Downtown Dubai.
  • REVL is rapidly expanding with three additional studios set to open across the UAE in 2022, followed by further locations in the MENA region.
  • Originating from Australia, REVL brings an evolutionary approach to the fitness industry with expert training programs centered around holistic human performance.
  • Nitin Bhatnagar, Co-founder and President, Ellington Properties, said: "We focus on bringing exceptional lifestyle choices to our residential projects, further underlining our development as residential destinations of choice.

Royal Caribbean Group Unveils 2021 Seastainability Report

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 5:40pm

MIAMI, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) released its 14th annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive update on the company's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework and activities across its three wholly owned brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea Cruises.

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  • New for 2021, Royal Caribbean Group revamped its ESG framework to better reflect the company's contributions to a more sustainable cruise industry.
  • "All of us at Royal Caribbean Group are focused on delivering the best vacations possible and doing so responsibly," said Jason Liberty, CEO, Royal Caribbean Group.
  • The release of the 2021 Seastainability Report follows the recent announcement that Royal Caribbean Group has committed to another five-year partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
  • To view Royal Caribbean Group's 2021 sustainability report and learn more about the company's efforts, visit: www.royalcaribbeangroup.com/sustainability .

World faith leaders convene in Saudi Arabia for first time in ground-breaking conference to build bridges with Muslim leaders

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 5:38pm

Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.

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  • Approximately 100 religious leaders attended the first of its kind conference, including over 15 Rabbis.
  • Attendees and speakers at the event included:
    Areas of agreement between conference participants included:
    The need to respect religious diversity and the unique characteristics of every religion/sect.
  • The need for continued dialogue between religious leaders, institutions and communities to help pre-empt and defuse civilizational clashes.
  • The need for religious leaders to engage in inter and muti faith work to counter extremist ideologies.