August 20, 2019

RC changed cruise industry

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8 ways Royal Caribbean changed the cruise industry By Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog Royal Caribbean is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and with a milestone of that magnitude, it seems fitting to review the cruise industry firsts that figuratively put Royal Caribbean on the map. Innovation is a byproduct of competition among […]

A Kenyan human rights worker and his journalist shadow

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By Adam Muro From CJR I FIRST MET FRANCIS AUMA, a rapid response officer for the Kenyan NGO Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), in February in one of Kenya’s ubiquitous Java House cafés in Nyali, a few kilometers up the beach from Mombasa on the Indian Ocean coast. He was trailed by a skinny man […]

New Lamborghini Lounge

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A new Lamborghini Lounge in Porto Cervo Sant’Agata Bolognese/Porto Cervo, 31 July 2019 – Automobili Lamborghini officially opens its exclusive lifestyle Lounge in Porto Cervo on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda for the 2019 summer season.  Situated on the Promenade du Port, linked to Porto Vecchio (Old Port) and the numerous super-yachts moored there, the Lounge provides a […]

NAARC expresses concern over attacks on Sen. Kamala Harris’s identity

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National African American Reparations Commission Praises Progress on Reparations Expresses Concern Over Attacks on Senator Kamala Harris’s Identity New York, July 19, 2019 — The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) applauds both the Democratic Party’s presidential candidates and the more than 100 elected representatives in both the US House and the Senate who are now […]

The first US museum dedicated to posters is now open in New York

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By Alexandra Alexa From Core77 Poster House’s inaugural exhibitions explore the work of Alphonse Mucha and East Berlin design collective Cyan Whether in your college dorm, plastered on the sides of buildings, or held high in protest, we encounter posters every day and they hold a unique place in the public sphere: a democratic medium […]

OECS Commission convenes 6th Meeting of Tourism Ministers in New York

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Monday, June 24, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the OECS Council of Ministers of Tourism was held in New York on June 6, 2019 under the Chairmanship of Honourable Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Anguilla.  The meeting addressed a number of priority matters including (inter alia): The 11th European Development Fund (EDF) and the […]

Jamaica wins big at Caribbean Tourism Industry awards in New York

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From South Florida Caribbean News NEW YORK – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) proudly served as the co-sponsor for the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner held on June 6th at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. Part of CTO’s annual Caribbean Week in New York City, the awards program recognizes excellence in the promotion of […]

‘Dressed Up’

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Dressed Up’ unveils ‘reDRESSed’ initiative New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – The organizer behind ‘Dressed Up’, the specialty dress shoppe coming soon to Newark’s Teachers Village, has unveiled the first philanthropic effort by the retail business which is called ‘reDRESSed’. This is an advocacy program dedicated to providing dresses (and other clothing) to domestic abuse […]

Journalists and the business of news: “There’s no hiding place”

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By Catalina Albeanu From Reuters Community Reader-funded models for journalism often come packaged with an expectation of a new, more tight-knit relationship between reporters and readers. As media organizations continue to turn to these models, a question that simmers in closed conversations and occasionally bubbles to the surface returns: to what extent should journalists be […]

More than 7,000 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here’s the full list

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By Hayley Peterson From Business Insider More than 7,000 stores are expected to close in 2019. Dress Barn is going out of business and closing all of its 650 stores, the company said Monday. Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, and Chico’s recently announced more than 1,100 store closures in a span of 24 hours. Payless has said it plans to close all of […]