Dumfries tourist information centre at heart of drive to encourage visitors to enjoy the region

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VisitScotland’s flagship iCentre on Dumfries’ Whitesands is at the heart of the drive to encourage tourists and visitors alike to enjoy all that the region has to offer.

After months of lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions, the move into Level One and the start of the school summer holidays in a fortnight’s time is expected to bring both a tourism boost to the region and to encourage more locals to enjoy a “staycation” and to explore what’s on their doorstep.

And it means the five staff at the visitor information centre – which is the “go to”

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Puglisi to lead Grand Hotel Timeo in Italy | News

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Belmond has announced the appointment of Massimiliano Puglisi as general manager of Grand Hotel Timeo, a Belmond Hotel, Taormina.

He will take up his new role at the Sicilian property with immediate effect.

A native Sicilian, Puglisi has travelled and worked extensively throughout his 22 years of experience in luxury hospitality.

Prior to joining Belmond, he served as general manager of the Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection in Newport, Rhodes Island.

Having worked with numerous renowned luxury hotel brands in the United Kingdom, Spain and the United States, Puglisi has developed a strong guest-focused approach and strived to understand what makes

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! Murcia Today – Spanish Government Backs Down And Allows Regions To Decide Hospitality Sector Pandemic Restrictions

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Date Published: 10/06/2021

Regional governments may design their own de-escalation policy in bars, restaurants and nightlife venues this summer

The latest coronavirus related row between the central and regional governments of Spain appears to have ended with the Ministry of Health backing down and allowing its regional counterparts the freedom to decide how and when to impose restrictions on the hostelry sector depending on how the pandemic develops over the summer.

The regulations published in the Official State Bulletin on Saturday were to prevent bars and restaurants across the country from serving customers after midnight and to force the closure

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Guam offering “vaccine tourism” packages to help kickstart economy

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HAGATNA, Guam — With its tourism industry gutted by the pandemic, Guam is raring to refill beaches and hotels again. And as destinations from New York to the Maldives to Russia dangle vaccinations to woo tourists, the remote U.S. territory and tropical getaway is planning to launch a “vaccine tourism” initiative of its own — but with a twist. 

Before the pandemic, Guam catered largely to Asian families seeking sun, sand and golf courses. But in recent months, authorities noticed American expatriates, usually solo, arriving from countries in the region with slow vaccination rollouts. The American visitors were willing to

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