October 17, 2019

Dominican tourism is down but Not Out following sensational visitor death headlines

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By Danni Santana From Skift What’s done is done as it relates to the tourism dollars lost in the Dominican Republic this summer. The country is fighting perception at this point, but instead of blaming the media, it should look at local travel industry partners as a means to help regain consumer confidence.— Danni Santana. Dominican […]

Destinations of the week

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Most Beautiful Countries in Europe By MEEROONA From Travel Away Europe…there’s no other place like it in the world! Its fabulous monuments reveal one layer of history after another, and its breathtaking natural scenery couldn’t be more diverse. From wild to elegant, its countries bring together a kaleidoscope of cultures, and its landscapes are as […]

CUPRA goes sky high on a Paris rooftop race track

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The brand wins the heart of Paris with a very special driving event The CUPRA Ateca soars over the French capital with Mattias Ekström at the wheel CUPRA doubles its sales in France, one of the brand’s five fastest growing markets The brand now has 235 CUPRA corners worldwide Paris, 03-10-2019 – After presenting the CUPRA […]

The US and France reportedly reach a deal over ‘digital services’ tax

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By Christine Fisher From engadget Trump is expected to drop his threatened wine tariff. The Trump Administration and the French government have supposedly reached a deal that ends a feud over France’s tax on tech giants, Bloombergreports. Earlier this year, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed a three percent tax on revenues earned on digital services in […]

The transition to digital monetization

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The transition to digital is complicated and it’s slower than expected – digital isn’t a static concept. By Giles Crosse Frome Reuters Community Google’s new subscriptions lab examines the constantly evolving platforms, tools and formats that serve audience and business customers, and how small and large publishers approach monetization challenges differently. In Part 2 of […]

Emiliano Sala’s doomed plane was so riddled with faults that engineer refused to repair it saying it ‘was not fit to be flown’ as investigators reveal Cardiff City star and pilot were poisoned by carbon monoxide

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By Tracey Kandohla and Martin Robinson From Mail Online UK EXCLUSIVE: Airfield owner Humphrey Penney revealed craft had ‘a lot of problems’ and regular pilot David Henderson ‘unhappy with the maintenance’ Mr Penney asked to give a second opinion on the Piper PA-46 Malibu last year He following today’s report published by UK Air Accidents […]

Frenchman in flyboard crossing bid falls in Channel, rescued: team

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From PRESS TV A daredevil French inventor on Thursday failed in his attempt to fly across the Channel from France to Britain standing on a jet-powered “flyboard”, having to be rescued after falling into the sea, his team said. Franky Zapata, 40, a former jet-skiing champion, took off successfully from Sangatte in northern France but […]

Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

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From BBC Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C, passing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a record temperature for July […]

France and Germany commit an additional €25.5 million for Caribbean conservation programs

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHNS, Antigua – France, and Germany, along with The Nature Conservancy, have pledged over US$45 million in contributions to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to increase resources for biodiversity conservation. At last month’s CBF annual meeting in Antigua and Barbuda, Ulrike Metzger, division head of regional development policy, Central America, […]

Translators of Jewish texts

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10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]