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CE: Preferential tourism measures to support Macao’s economy

MACAU, October 1 – Chief Executive Mr Ho Iat Seng said today that the resumption of e-permits for travel to Macau under the Simplified Individual Travel Program, as well as tour groups from mainland China to Macau, will boost the volume of mainland city visitors. The increase in the number of tourists will help improve …

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US unemployment insurance is not ready for the next recession

The Fed continues to hike, markets continue to sink, and winter is coming: Economic forecasters fear a recession is on the way. In the US, Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell made it clear this month that his policy is focused on fighting inflation, with Fed officials suggesting that the unemployment rate can reach 5% before …

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Florida’s volatile insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Ian

In this aerial view, vehicles drive through a flooded area after Hurricane Ian passed on September 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has left much of Southwest Florida in a disaster zone, and the storm is on track to upset one of the nation’s most volatile insurance markets. …

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Healthcare technology enables millions to ‘age in place’

“Aging in place” refers to people aging in their own homes rather than moving into nursing homes or other types of care facilities. This is certainly not new, conceptually—for centuries, many cultures worldwide have celebrated the retirement of older people and happily accepted the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, however, is how …

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Small Businesses Say Inflation Hurts Profits: New Survey

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably had a turbulent past few years. For businesses that survived the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic disruptions and supply chain issues, the economic recovery has brought back customers willing to spend. But more recently, business owners have been forced to contend with record inflation that is driving …

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Sechelt, BC moves to severely limit short-term rentals, raising tourism concerns

The largest municipality on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast is moving forward with strict restrictions on short-term rental properties, prompting concerns from the region’s tourism sector. The new regulations, which take effect in January, were a response to community complaints about noise, parking and party houses, according to Sechelt Mayor Darnelda Siegers. “This affects the quality of …

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Cooking Without Cooking: Plan Ahead When You Can’t Plan Ahead | Dinning room

Seeing the tides of Britons waiting to see Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on its final journey to Windsor Castle – not to mention around 250,000 other people over four days who spent countless hours in the famous queue arriving at London’s Westminster Hall – brought the same thought. to remember I had when I marveled …

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Thailand’s tourism sector has turned a corner, senior officials say – The Diplomat

ASEAN Beat | Economy | Southeast Asia The country aims to attract more than 30 million tourists in 2023, but its success may depend on the future of China’s “zero COVID” policy. The bustling night market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Credit: Depositphotos Advertising In recent days, senior government officials in Thailand have expressed confidence that …

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Türkiye smells of tourism, cosmetic cash with lavender

Lavender fields have been thriving across Turkey in recent years thanks to government incentives. Supported by a lavender cultivation program initiated by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), the fields help create alternative tourism routes, while their oil contributes to the Turkish economy. Native to the Old World and found in Cape Verde and the …

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Kingston, Ont. new tourism strategy for pandemic recovery launched – Kingston

After a two-year struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism Kingston has some big plans to revitalize the city’s tourism sector. The organization has a new 25-point strategy that aims to put the spotlight on the city. Read more: Returning festivals could mean a boost for Kingston tourism read more Returning festivals could mean a …

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