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Romero Britto Launches NFT Art in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of SOBEWFF®

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'World renowned artist Romero Britto , whose vibrant art earned him international recognition as the founder of "The Happy Art Movement,\xe2\x80\x9d has unveiled his non-fungible token (NFT) in collaboration with SOBEWFF\xc2\xae.

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  • b'World renowned artist Romero Britto , whose vibrant art earned him international recognition as the founder of "The Happy Art Movement,\xe2\x80\x9d has unveiled his non-fungible token (NFT) in collaboration with SOBEWFF\xc2\xae.
  • A new original piece entitled It\xe2\x80\x99s So Miami will debut as an NFT and be auctioned on OpenSea today, May 17th through May 24th.
  • As a partner in the auction, SOBEWFF\xc2\xae\xe2\x80\x99s proceeds will benefit FIU\xe2\x80\x99s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • The Romero Britto It\xe2\x80\x99s So Miami NFT collection can be found at www.BrittoNFTs.com .\n\xe2\x80\x9cCouldn\xe2\x80\x99t be happier to collaborate once again with the Festival!

Elizabeth Mullans, M.D. Shares Five Tips to Fly Healthy

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:52pm

Elizabeth Mullans shares 5 tips to travel safely:\nWear a face mask.

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  • Elizabeth Mullans shares 5 tips to travel safely:\nWear a face mask.
  • While breathable, comfortable, reusable masks are important for virus protection, wearing them for long periods of time may cause skin irritation and acne.
  • Make sure to eat a healthy, balanced diet and get adequate sleep (even if it means snoozing on the plane).
  • Symptoms might not show for up to two weeks, so remain cautious,\xe2\x80\x9d concluded Board-Certified Dermatologist, Elizabeth Mullans, M.D.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005601/en/\n'

Flexjet Achieves Carbon-Neutral Flight Operations Through 4AIR Partnership

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:09pm

Since January 2021, Flexjet has been purchasing credits to offset carbon emissions from all flights booked by its US-based Owners.

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  • Since January 2021, Flexjet has been purchasing credits to offset carbon emissions from all flights booked by its US-based Owners.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005282/en/\nFlexjet LLC, a global leader in fractional private jet travel, today announced that it has achieved carbon-neutral flight operations through its partnership with 4AIR, the first and only rating system focused on comprehensive sustainability in private aviation.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\n\xe2\x80\x9cFlexjet has long been on the leading edge of applying innovation to its operations, and our partnership with 4AIR brings that same spirit to protecting the environment,\xe2\x80\x9d said Flexjet Chief Executive Officer Michael Silvestro.
  • In 2015, Flexjet introduced Red Label by Flexjet, which features the youngest fleet in the industry, flight crews dedicated to a single aircraft and the LXi Cabin Collection of interiors.

Gett Supports Safe Return of International Travel From the UK

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'Gett, the leading corporate Ground Transportation Management (GTM) platform and B2B marketplace, is supporting the UK government Department for Transport and its Global Travel Taskforce with the safe return of international travel.\nGett\xe2\x80\x99s ground transportation B2B marketplace now provides its clients with updates from the UK Government\xe2\x80\x99s \xe2\x80\x98traffic light\xe2\x80\x99 system, supporting partners and users worldwide for the safe return of international travel.

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  • b'Gett, the leading corporate Ground Transportation Management (GTM) platform and B2B marketplace, is supporting the UK government Department for Transport and its Global Travel Taskforce with the safe return of international travel.\nGett\xe2\x80\x99s ground transportation B2B marketplace now provides its clients with updates from the UK Government\xe2\x80\x99s \xe2\x80\x98traffic light\xe2\x80\x99 system, supporting partners and users worldwide for the safe return of international travel.
  • On its platform, Gett will update users with information on testing, quarantining, and travel restrictions to allow passengers access to information and government guidelines in relation to the next phase of re-opening the UK economy.
  • Gett has recently strengthened its international offering, with further expansion into the US market through the continued growth of global partner fleets.
  • Gett is committed to the safe resumption of corporate travel for its B2B clients and their employees.\xe2\x80\x9d\nGett is a technology platform solely focused on corporate Ground Transportation Management (GTM), a market worth $79.6B globally.

Flexjet to Achieve Emissions-Neutral Flight Operations in Europe via 4AIR Partnership

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 9:09am

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005281/en/\nLeading private jet shared ownership provider Flexjet has unveiled details of a new sustainability programme for its European operation, which includes a 300% carbon dioxide equivalent offset made for every flight.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005281/en/\nLeading private jet shared ownership provider Flexjet has unveiled details of a new sustainability programme for its European operation, which includes a 300% carbon dioxide equivalent offset made for every flight.
  • Working with 4AIR, Flexjet offsets 300% of the carbon dioxide equivalent for every flight, to reflect both CO2 emissions and other pollutants, including water vapor, aerosol sulphate and nitrous oxides.
  • In 2015, Flexjet introduced Red Label by Flexjet, which features the youngest fleet in the industry, flight crews dedicated to a single aircraft and the LXi Cabin Collection of interiors.
  • 4AIR also serves the demand signal working groups with the World Economic Forum\xe2\x80\x99s Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005281/en/\n'

This 14th World Agri-Tourism Day, Department of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra will hold International Conference on Agri-Tourism on 15th and 16th of May 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.

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  • b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.
  • To further promote it in the State and commemorate the 14th World Agri-Tourism Day (16th May), Department of Tourism, Maharashtra Government in partnership with Agri-Tourism Development Corporation India, is organising \xe2\x80\x98INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRI-TOURISM\xe2\x80\x99 on 15th and 16th May 2021.
  • The event will offer an overarching understanding of the agri-tourism sector, its challenges and opportunities, and will develop recommendations and an action plan that will guide the efforts of strengthening the agri-tourism sector.
  • Furthermore, it will showcase the vital role played by the Rural Women as enabler of sustainable and socially responsible tourism.\nSome of the notable speakers at the conference:\nDr.

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Appoints Christy Haubegger to Board of Directors and Announces Virtual Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:45pm

b"Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cLiberty TripAdvisor\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: LTRPA, LTRPB) announced that Christy Haubegger was appointed to the board of directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d) of Liberty TripAdvisor effective May 10, 2021.

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  • b"Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cLiberty TripAdvisor\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: LTRPA, LTRPB) announced that Christy Haubegger was appointed to the board of directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d) of Liberty TripAdvisor effective May 10, 2021.
  • Ms. Haubegger is Executive Vice President, Communications and Chief Inclusion Officer for WarnerMedia, which is owned by AT&T.
  • Her strong knowledge of the content and subscription businesses will be valuable to Liberty TripAdvisor,\xe2\x80\x9d said Greg Maffei, Chairman, President and CEO of Liberty TripAdvisor.
  • During the Q&A session, Liberty TripAdvisor may make observations regarding the company\xe2\x80\x99s financial performance and outlook.\nIn addition, access to the meeting and Q&A session will be available on the Liberty TripAdvisor website.

California Hotel and Lodging Association: State Hospitality to Receive Much-Needed $95 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:38pm

b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.

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  • b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s proposed $95 million for marketing to revive California\xe2\x80\x99s travel and tourism industry:\n\xe2\x80\x9cCalifornia\xe2\x80\x99s hotels and our employees are so ready to be fully reopened and re-welcome guests from near and far,\xe2\x80\x9d said Lynn S. Mohrfeld, President and CEO of CHLA.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s extraordinary support that will provide much-needed funds to let the world know that California hotels are safe, healthy and open.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe California Hotel and Lodging Association is the leading resource and advocate for California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels, motels and boutique inns that employ more than 235,000 workers.
  • CHLA, established in 1893, is the largest state lodging industry association in the nation and is a partner with the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Hilton Grand Vacations Wins a Gold Stevie® Award in 2021 American Business Awards® for Second Consecutive Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:57pm

More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.

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  • More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.
  • Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.\nAbout Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.\nHilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company.
  • With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations.
  • The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club\xc2\xae and The Hilton Club\xc2\xae, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for nearly 330,000 club members.

Six Flags Supports State Vaccination Efforts with Ticket Offer Valued at $4 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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  • As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • For nearly 60 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions.
  • Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests.
  • For more information, visit www.sixflags.com\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005819/en/\n'