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MENA Region Leads Global Growth in Luxury Travel, Reveals Mastercard Affluent Travel Report

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Mastercard’s latest report, ‘Affluent Travel: A Middle East Perspective’, released during the Arabian Travel Market 2024, unpacks some of the key trends.

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  • Mastercard’s latest report, ‘Affluent Travel: A Middle East Perspective’, released during the Arabian Travel Market 2024, unpacks some of the key trends.
  • “At Mastercard, we are committed to connecting people to their passion for travel.
  • More than half of affluent travelers, compared to 43% of the global total, prioritize meaningful travel experiences over shopping and souvenirs 4 .
  • Mastercard’s ‘Affluent Travel: A Middle East Perspective’ report was written by White Paper Media Consulting.

Box Tops for Education and Walmart Partner to Make it Even Easier to Support Teachers

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Friday, May 3, 2024

This Teacher Appreciation Week, Box Tops for Education and Walmart are making it easier than ever for families to support teachers through the new Connected Accounts app feature .

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  • This Teacher Appreciation Week, Box Tops for Education and Walmart are making it easier than ever for families to support teachers through the new Connected Accounts app feature .
  • Shoppers can now give back to their school of choice by connecting their Walmart account within the Box Tops app to earn cash for schools, without needing to scan or submit receipts.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240503638245/en/
    Walmart shoppers can support teachers through the new Connected Accounts feature in the Box Tops app (Photo: Business Wire)
    “Since 1996, schools have earned nearly $1 billion through Box Tops for Education, and data shows a large amount of our program supporters are Walmart shoppers.
  • Box Tops has always been one of the easiest ways to support schools and teachers, and we’re excited to make it even easier by partnering with Walmart on our new Connected Accounts app feature,” said Lilly Moeding, Box Tops for Education brand experience manager.

ASHA-YouGov National Poll: Most Adults With Communication Disorders Report Facing Stigmas

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-five percent of people ages 18 years and older with hearing, speech, and/or language disorders say that they encounter stigmas, according to a new national poll commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and conducted by YouGov. The results are being released as National Speech-Language-Hearing Month begins today.

Key Points: 
  • Although these disorders can make communication more challenging, they do not reflect a person's intelligence.
  • ASHA chose to poll adults because information about the stigmatization that they experience is not as available as it is for children.
  • "It is most fitting that we spotlight stigmas associated with communication disorders for National Speech-Language-Hearing Month," said ASHA President Tena L. McNamara, AuD, CCC-A/SLP.
  • The figures have been weighted and are representative of U.S. adults ages 18+ years with hearing, speech, and/or language difficulties.

More Than Two-thirds of Organizations Rank Data Security Risks as Their Top AI Concern

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

NEW YORK, April 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- BigID, the pioneer in AI-augmented data security, compliance, and privacy for modern cloud-first enterprises, today published "The 2024 Global Report on Generative AI: Breakthroughs & Barriers." This exclusive research, commissioned by BigID as an SAP Endorsed App partner, explores AI adoption trends, challenges, impact, and future plans of generative AI within organizations.

Key Points: 
  • As organizations embrace the transformative power of Generative AI, managing the data that fuels these models is paramount.
  • Security concerns surrounding AI have spurred rapid legislative responses like the EU AI Act and US Executive Orders, highlighting the need to mitigate potential risks.
  • More than two-thirds of organizations rank data security risks as their top AI concern.
  • 50% of organizations consider data security to be the number one challenge when implementing AI.

3Fun Survey Reveals Demand for Ethical Non-Monogamy

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

New survey results from 3Fun , the world's leading dating app for sexually free singles and couples, revealed data that challenges the status quo in dating and brings ethical non-monogamy to the forefront, demonstrating couples who have used dating apps have improved their relationships.

Key Points: 
  • New survey results from 3Fun , the world's leading dating app for sexually free singles and couples, revealed data that challenges the status quo in dating and brings ethical non-monogamy to the forefront, demonstrating couples who have used dating apps have improved their relationships.
  • As a result, 3Fun pays close attention to promoting ethical connections for couples on the app.
  • "The survey results shatter stereotypes about non-monogamy," stated Max Ma, Founder and CEO of 3Fun.
  • And in a world where dating apps are a dime a dozen, 3Fun stands out as a leader for the consensually non-monogamous.

Worried about Civil War? Bridge Entertainment Labs provides practical solutions to detoxify America

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Set during an imagined civil war, the film follows photojournalist Lee Smith (Kirsten Dunst) as she captures the horrors of a failed country.

Key Points: 
  • Set during an imagined civil war, the film follows photojournalist Lee Smith (Kirsten Dunst) as she captures the horrors of a failed country.
  • A recent poll by The Economist and YouGov found 40% of Americans believe a new civil war is "at least somewhat likely" in the next decade.
  • "Civil War prompts us all to ask how we can prevent the film's premise from becoming our reality.
  • It holds up a mirror to our differences and inspires us to tell better stories about ourselves and our country," said Steven Olikara, President of Bridge Entertainment Labs .

Pickleball Kingdom Coming to Canada

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

ONTARIO, Canada, April 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pickleball Kingdom, the largest indoor pickleball franchise in the world continues its massive global expansion by coming to Canada.

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  • ONTARIO, Canada, April 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pickleball Kingdom, the largest indoor pickleball franchise in the world continues its massive global expansion by coming to Canada.
  • Founder and CEO of Pickleball Kingdom, Ace Rodrigues, stated, "Canada gave us hockey and what a blessing that's been.
  • COO of Pickleball Kingdom, Rob Streett, added, "Canada is such a beautiful country, but its weather is not ideal to play pickleball outdoors.
  • CEO Ace Rodrigues concluded, "We've had people from Canada visit Pickleball Kingdom ever since we've opened.

QVC DEFINES A NEW AGE OF POSSIBILITY CHAMPIONING WOMEN 50 AND OVER TO LIVE THEIR BEST LIVES

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC®, a world leader in live shopping, today announced the brand's next chapter which will embolden women over the age of 50  to seize what's next from a life stage that is too often ignored and under-supported by mainstream brands. Declaring this chapter of life after 50 as the Age of Possibility, QVC's new campaign platform aims to reflect age 50+ for what it really is: a vibrant stage of life, full of new questions, changes, opportunities and hopes. 

Key Points: 
  • Declaring this chapter of life after 50 as the Age of Possibility, QVC's new campaign platform aims to reflect age 50+ for what it really is: a vibrant stage of life, full of new questions, changes, opportunities and hopes.
  • As part of the Age of Possibility, QVC is introducing the Quintessential 50 (Q50), comprised of QVC hosts, celebrities, activists, entrepreneurs and more, whose experiences and achievements prove the possibilities that this time of life offers for women.
  • As QVC drives a critical perception shift around women 50 and beyond, the brand itself is also entering a new chapter.
  • To learn more about the Age of Possibility and view the full list of QVC's Q50, click here: www.qvc.com/50 .

Pickleball Kingdom Takes the Throne Becoming the First Global Pickleball Powerhouse

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Pickleball Kingdom, the nation's premier and largest entity of indoor pickleball facilities, has just become the world's first international indoor pickleball franchise company.

Key Points: 
  • Pickleball Kingdom, the nation's premier and largest entity of indoor pickleball facilities, has just become the world's first international indoor pickleball franchise company.
  • Pickleball Kingdom has signed a deal with Franchise India Group, the leading company in the world of bringing US brands into the Middle East.
  • Founder and CEO of Pickleball Kingdom, Ace Rodrigues exclaimed, "This is a dream come true.
  • Chairman of Franchise India Group, Gaurav Marya added, "Pickleball is taking the world by storm and Pickleball Kingdom is leading that charge.

New 2024 Report Unveils Shifts in Expense Management Across Europe: Findity

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Friday, April 12, 2024

STOCKHOLM, April 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Findity is a leading provider of expense management solutions in Europe and can see firsthand how expense management is evolving at rapid speed through its extensive partner network. More and more organisations begin to see the time savings and efficiency that a digital solution brings.

Key Points: 
  • A recently released report, 'State of Expense Management 2024', sheds light on the evolving practices in expense management.
  • STOCKHOLM, April 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Findity is a leading provider of expense management solutions in Europe and can see firsthand how expense management is evolving at rapid speed through its extensive partner network.
  • Our report provides essential insights into the evolution of expense management across 6 European markets, sharing relevant data for organisations looking to elevate their expense management."
  • The 'State of Expense Management 2024' report is based on comprehensive data collected in collaboration with YouGov – an international research and analytics company – in 2022 and 2023.