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Activists Fill Golf Holes With Cement, French environmentalists angry courses get watering exemption

Democratic Underground 14 Aug 2022
Activists Fill Golf Holes With Cement ... The activists say the exemption shows that "economic madness takes precedence over ecological reason," and they further denounce golf as a "leisure industry for the most privileged," per ABC Australia. In defense ... Activists mocked ... .

Cunard updates Covid-19 travel requirements

Longview News-Journal 12 Aug 2022
These new guidelines apply to all Cunard itineraries sailing from Southampton, England, and all other departure points, with the exception of countries where government regulations and protocols may vary including Canada and Australia ... South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

IT stock rallies as board to mull bonus shares issue next week | Mint

Live Mint 03 Aug 2022
eClerx is an Indian IT and consulting company that provides business process management, automation and analytics services to a number of Fortune 2000 enterprises, including some of the world's leading financial services, communications, retail, fashion, media & entertainment, manufacturing, travel & leisure and technology companies. .

Meet the incredible 100-year-old great-grandma still doing up to FIVE gym classes a week - ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jul 2022
The great-grandmother has been a loyal member of the Broadmeadows Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Melbourne's north for 40 years ... Beloved Melbourne great-grandmother Edna Sheppard (pictured) has been a loyal member of the Broadmeadows Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Melbourne's north for 40 years and participates in up to five gym classes every week.

As visa issues hit US, Europe plans, tourists pick short-haul destinations

Financial Express 28 Jul 2022
For France, the situation is similar ... The exponential growth of medical tourism in India ... Kale said Australia is also seeing robust demand of 15-20% from both leisure and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) segments ... “There is a spike in costs of travel packages to the US and Australia by about 8-10% in June compared with May ... .

TTB Partners Withdraws from Playtech Takeover Bidding

Finance Magnates 14 Jul 2022
TTB Partners Limited confirmed on Thursday that it has no intention to bid for the acquisition of Playtech, citing the challenges underlying the market conditions ... The two companies were in talks for the deal for several months ... Playtech initially received a £2.7 billion takeover bid from Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure ... ....

Suitor TTB walks away from potential Playtech bid

AOL 14 Jul 2022
A Hong Kong-based financier has walked away from a potential multibillion-pound deal for London’s Playtech. Finance company TTB said it is no longer interested in making a bid, months after first approaching management ... Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure, a slot machine company, later tabled its own bid ... In a joint statement, they said ... .

Top 10 destinations for expats to live and work

Gulf News 12 Jul 2022
The country scored high across several parameters such as quality of life (5th), leisure options (3rd), travel and transit (5th), health and wellbeing (9th), and safety and security (7th), in the Expat Insider 2022 report by InterNations ... Finance and leisure options are no trouble for expats, but they struggle with their working life ... Australia .

Top destinations for expats to live and work

Gulf News 12 Jul 2022
A new ranking of top destinations for expats has been revealed, and Mexico, Indonesia, Taiwan, Portugal, Spain, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia and Singapore have taken the top spots ... The country lands among the top 10 for four out of the five subcategories featured in this index, even coming first worldwide in the Leisure Options Subcategory.

Billionaire Atlassian couple fork out $23.6MILLION for infamous resort island that has sat in ruins ...

The Daily Mail 12 Jul 2022
... one of Australia's richest families bought the island ... 'This transaction reinforces the appeal of investment in coastal locations and the sentiment that leisure travel across Australia is poised for continued growth,' JLL's Andrew Langsford told the Australian Financial Review.

Schengen visa delays force change in holiday plans | Mint

Live Mint 06 Jul 2022
NEW DELHI ... TRENDING STORIESSee All. Premium New Omicron subvariant looks different…. WHO chief scie ... Details here ... The pipeline for Australia, too, is seeing robust demand of 15-20% from both leisure and MICE segments, helped by the start of the Bengaluru-Sydney flight and the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup starting October, Kale said ... .

Playtech Now Expects to Close Finalto Sale by Mid-July

Finance Magnates 01 Jul 2022
Playtech (LON. PTEC) announced on Thursday that it is planning to close the sale of Finalto to Hong Kong-based Gopher Investments by mid-July, extending from the previously expected June 30 ... Playtech shareholders also declined a previous offer made by Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure, which offered £2.7 billion for the takeover ... ....

Sydney Secures South by Southwest� Festival (SXSW�) Annual Event From 2023

Eagle-Tribune 30 Jun 2022
Stuart Ayres, MP, Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Minister for Tourism and Sport and Minister for Western Sydney,�says.�"Sydney is the economic and leisure gateway to Australia and a leader in tech innovation, with a global reputation for hosting major international events that capture the world's attention ... SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.

Amid Schengen visa delays, demand for Australia surges

The Times of India 24 Jun 2022
Australia opened for tourists on February 21, 2022 after a hiatus of almost two years due to Covid lockdown ... According to Nishant , country manager of Tourism Australia for India and the Gulf, visa application numbers have nearly doubled in the past few months when compared to pre-Covid levels.

ROLLER Acquires Active8 Software, Increasing Global Presence

Victoria Advocate 21 Jun 2022
The Combined Company Doubles Down on Helping Leisure and Attractions Customers Enhance the Guest Experience. MELBOURNE, Australia and DALLAS, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --�ROLLER, an all-in-one venue management software company, announced today that their acquisition of Active8 Software has been finalized.

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