Turku hires “helpers” to support residents and tourists in the city

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Turku hires “helpers” to support residents and tourists in the city

They will walk around the city wearing Hi-Vis jackets that read “Turku Help”

Typically, travellers make use of the internet and tourist information centres to find landmarks, attractions, accommodation, and restaurants in new cities. Despite this, many tourists still often find themselves lost and unable to reach their desired destinations.

Understanding this, the Finnish City of Turku has hired teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 to walk around and help anyone who needs information. The Turku helpers work for the city’s tourist information centre and can be

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Hotel CEOs on New Travel Trends

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The New York University School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality recently held a CEO think tank exploring how strong leaders adapt to change.

Moderator Gilda Perez-Alvarado, global CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality, started by asking the panelists how traveler behavior has changed in recent years and how they are responding to those changes.

“One thing that’s impressed us all is just the resiliency of the leisure traveler,” said Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Travelers have been making up for lost time, he added, driving demand for this

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How a 16th century country estate in North Yorkshire has evolved to cope with the challenges of modern Britain

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James Staveley, who owns the North Stainley Estate, has overseen a multi-million pound investment in housing and facilities including a new village hall which has been driven alongside the community living there. (Photo: Steve Riding)

James Staveley, who owns the North Stainley Estate, has overseen a multi-million pound investment in housing and facilities including a new village hall which has been driven alongside the community living there. (Photo: Steve Riding)

That gesture by Henry VIII’s chief adviser in 1516 paved the way for one of the country’s many long-standing country estates.

But the challenges of modern Britain became all too apparent when Robert Staveley took over running it from his father, Miles, in the 1970s.

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The estate, four miles north of Ripon,

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Chatmoss to host GPro Tour event | Golf

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For the second time, Chatmoss Country Club will host the Chatmoss Classic, a GProTour event that was first hosted in 2019.

The event was cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic,

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