January 18, 2021

From the Far East to the Eastern Caribbean: Celebrity Cruises brings THE CELEBRITY REVOLUTION to Tampa

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Starting in October 2020, Celebrity Constellation will call the booming metropolitan city home NEWS PROVIDED BY Celebrity Cruises  Aug 12, 2019, 09:47 ET MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A revolutionary ship is coming to Port Tampa Bay, as Celebrity Cruisesunveils a brand new homeport, expanding the brand’s global vacation offerings with the redeployment of Celebrity Constellation. The newly “revolutionized” ship will offer guests more island […]

Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales

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By Natasha Loma From techcrunch Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way back in 2004. (Though it’s not the first analyst to call a decline.) Gartner’s figures peg sales […]

GoEuro plugs its data into Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar

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By Natasha Lomas From TechCrunch Berlin-based GoEuro, the well-funded European travel planner platform, is looking to the Far East for business growth, announcing today that it’s inked a distribution partnership with Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar. Its hope: to capture some of the spending power of Chinese tourists wanting to take less well-traveled routes around Europe. The […]

Sam Allardyce: England manager leaves after one match in charge

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From BBC Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the Football Association after one match and 67 days in charge. It follows a newspaper investigation claiming he offered advice on how to “get around” rules on player transfers. Allardyce, 61, is also alleged to have used his role to […]

Bedell Trust expands its reach with opening of Cayman Islands operation

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From Wealth Adviser Bedell Trust has announced the establishment of an operation in Cayman to further extend its international presence.  Bedell Trust, which has a network of offices in key locations and an acknowledged reputation in corporate, trust, fund administration, international finance, employee benefits, private wealth management and bespoke family office, will provide a comprehensive […]

The Death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

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From The National Law Journal Scalia was ‘Unbelievably Energetic’ During Recent Trip to Asia, Co-Author Said [see: http://www.nationallawjournal.com/id=1202749725758] Bryan Garner, a close friend of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who recently traveled with him to the Far East, said on Sunday that Scalia’s health was “very robust” until the end of his life. “He […]

HK banks including HSBC rejecting companies & trusts registered in Cayman Islands

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By Benjamin Robertson From South China Morning Post Account problems cloud Hong Kong hub hopes Companies and trusts are finding it hard to set up banking services in the city, threatening its hopes of becoming service centre of Far East An inability to open bank accounts is the latest threat to Hong Kong’s business-friendly reputation. […]