Tourism

Brandt Delivers Cheer with $500,000 Investment in Communities

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Brandt Group of Companies is proud to announce its support for local and national charities with total funding commitments of $500,000.

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  • REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Brandt Group of Companies is proud to announce its support for local and national charities with total funding commitments of $500,000.
  • For the third consecutive year, Brandt hosted an online holiday celebration with their more than 6,000 employees around the world.
  • The event concluded with the announcement of a $500,000 fund that saw employees voting for charitable organizations that matter to them.
  • “We are very grateful for the faithful support of our customers, our employees, and the communities in which they live and work,” says Brandt Senior Vice President of Marketing, Matt Semple.

Up To Par Management Chosen as Next Management Company for Colonial Heritage Club

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

“We are thrilled that Colonial Heritage, one of Virginia’s highest ranked golf courses, selected Up to Par in their nationwide search to lead the club in a new direction,” said Sean Taylor, Chief Executive Officer at Up to Par.

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  • “We are thrilled that Colonial Heritage, one of Virginia’s highest ranked golf courses, selected Up to Par in their nationwide search to lead the club in a new direction,” said Sean Taylor, Chief Executive Officer at Up to Par.
  • “Colonial Heritage is a special place with a fabulous membership base and also Home to the College of William and Mary Men’s and Women's Golf Teams.
  • We are incredibly proud to lead the operation to new successes in golf and club management.
  • “We look forward to a bright future under their guidance.”
    For more information about Colonial Heritage Club, please visit https://www.

Quantum Temple Raises $2 Million in Pre-Seed Funding to Leverage Web3 for Cultural Heritage Preservation

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Quantum Temple is using blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to preserve cultural heritage and facilitate equitable exchanges between collectors and ancestral communities.

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  • Quantum Temple is using blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to preserve cultural heritage and facilitate equitable exchanges between collectors and ancestral communities.
  • With the help of a multidisciplinary team of advisors, Quantum Temple has created a decentralized platform that documents and funds expressions of cultural heritage through digital, physical, and experiential NFTs.
  • Quantum Temple is truly based on a multi-disciplinary alliance between culture keepers, government institutions, civil society, curatorial anthropologists and content creators to tokenize tangible and intangible cultural heritage.
  • “We’re committed to building a transparent and regenerative funding model to preserve cultural heritage.

PRIDE Industries Launches Youth Employment Services Program

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Roseville, CA, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRIDE Industries, the nation’s leading employer of people with disabilities, today debuts its Youth Employment Services (YES!)

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  • Roseville, CA, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRIDE Industries, the nation’s leading employer of people with disabilities, today debuts its Youth Employment Services (YES!)
  • “The addition of the Youth Employment Services Program will allow us to provide employment preparation and on-the-job support specifically tailored to young adults.”
    The YES!
  • “It’s estimated that there are 2,000 opportunity youth in Sacramento and Placer counties,” said Carlos Perez, Work Force Inclusion Manager for Youth Services at PRIDE Industries.
  • program should visit the Career Hub, call 916-676-2540, or contact PRIDE Industries’ I AM ABLE Helpline at 844-426-2253 (844-I-AM-ABLE).

UNCF Hosting MLK Day Observances

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Several UNCF (United Negro College Fund) offices across the country are hosting events to recognize the legacy of a great American: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Several UNCF (United Negro College Fund) offices across the country are hosting events to recognize the legacy of a great American: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday, which was first observed on Jan. 20, 1986, is considered a national day of service where communities come together to volunteer to conduct projects helping the homeless and needy families.
  • UNCF local events will raise awareness about its mission and its fundraising efforts to help students, many of whom are first-generation and come from low-income communities, to go to and through college.
  • The following is a list of upcoming MLK events:

Video: Introducing Blue Diamond Resorts’ Customer-Focused Pledge

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Diamond Resort is thrilled to announce the launch of its new, customer-focused corporate video available on the brand's website.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Diamond Resort is thrilled to announce the launch of its new, customer-focused corporate video available on the brand's website.
  • Following a year of remarkable growth, the hotel management company reflects on its strategy as a leader in the all-inclusive hospitality and the values-driven culture that allows it to provide memorable experiences in the Caribbean.
  • "The hotel industry is changing rapidly, and to keep up with the new trends, Blue Diamond Resorts has constantly redefined its value proposition to exceed traveler expectations and understand each market’s needs," said Alejandro Rodriguez del Peon, Director of Marketing and Public Relations of Blue Diamond Resorts.
  • "We are very excited about the launch of our new corporate video that highlights our focus on the guest experience and our pledge as moment-makers."

Wrkspot Introduces Integration With Choice Hotels' Property Management System Software

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

WrkSpot, founded in 2017, is the developer of a revolutionary software suite for hotel portfolio management that integrates HRIS, operations management and communication in a single app.

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  • WrkSpot, founded in 2017, is the developer of a revolutionary software suite for hotel portfolio management that integrates HRIS, operations management and communication in a single app.
  • "This integration means that WrkSpot is now a more viable option for Choice Hotel-branded properties that want to use it," said Raja Epsilon, founder and CEO of Wrkspot.
  • "The integration provides seamless flow of PMS data to the WrkSpot system, enabling real-time data sharing across housekeeping, maintenance and front desk.
  • Wrkspot streamlines all aspects of managing a property, handling the entirety of hotel operations and hotel labor management in one integrated solution.

Kaya Enters Jamaica’s Legal Psilocybin Market

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

KINGSTON, Jamaica and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaya Group ("Kaya" or "the Company") (OTC: NUGL), the first medicinal Ganja herb house in the Caribbean and holistic, wellness-focused ecosystem, announced today its Kaya Extracts subsidiary plans to enter the legal psilocybin market in Jamaica where the laws are relaxed, targeting the multibillion-dollar industry for the development, marketing and distribution of psilocybin mushrooms.

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  • KINGSTON, Jamaica and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaya Group ("Kaya" or "the Company") (OTC: NUGL), the first medicinal Ganja herb house in the Caribbean and holistic, wellness-focused ecosystem, announced today its Kaya Extracts subsidiary plans to enter the legal psilocybin market in Jamaica where the laws are relaxed, targeting the multibillion-dollar industry for the development, marketing and distribution of psilocybin mushrooms.
  • This will include Kaya's current rollout of traditional Jamaica Psilocybin Mushroom and Capsules at its Herbhouse locations in Falmouth, Ocho Rios, and Kingston.
  • The first milestone includes developing and launching our nutraceuticals' range of psilocybin concentrations from micro-doses to hallucinogenic levels of dosing.
  • As a leader in the plant-based wellness industry, Kaya is committed to providing high-quality, responsibly sourced psilocybin products.

Luci Creative Opens New Office in Seattle

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Luci Creative has an extensive portfolio of traveling and permanent interactive experiences for cultural institutions and corporations.

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  • Luci Creative has an extensive portfolio of traveling and permanent interactive experiences for cultural institutions and corporations.
  • Founded in 2011, Luci Creative has offices in Seattle, Boston, and Chicago.
  • Since 2019, the Luci Creative team has more than doubled in size to over 40 people, adding more specialty expertise.
  • In 2022 Luci Creative was named one of Inc. 5000's fastest-growing companies in America, having completed 70+ projects in over 25 states and two countries.

These are The Biggest Concerns for Business Owners in 2023

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Toronto, ON, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new global survey, 72.3% of business owners list rising costs as their top concern for 2023.

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  • Toronto, ON, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new global survey, 72.3% of business owners list rising costs as their top concern for 2023.
  • Peninsula Group conducted a survey of 79,000 businesses across four countries – Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the UK – to see what the top priorities and concerns were for employers in 2023.
  • Rising costs are the top concern for businesses in Canada (73%), Ireland (87.8%) and the UK (79.9%), whereas in Australia it only comes third.
  • Labour shortages are the top concern for 66.2% of Australian businesses, with employee retention being the second highest concern.