An unexpected twist. Ryan Reynolds loves being a father to his three daughters with wife Blake Lively, but he never thought he would become a “girl dad.”The Deadpool star, 44, opened up about fatherhood during an interview with Mario Lopez‘s kids, Gia and Dominic, for Access on Friday, November 13.- Advertisement – “I love being a girl dad,” Reynolds said. “I have three daughters, which I never in a million years would have imagined. I come from all boys. I have three older brothers. I’m the youngest of four boys so for me to have three daughters has been such a ride and I love every second of it.”Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Dave Allocca/Starpix/ShutterstockThe Canada native added that he admires Lively, 33, and his daughters for their perseverance.“No joke, they are the most capable people I know,” Reynolds said. “If anything got crazy or scary in my life, they are the first people I would lean on because they have wisdom and strength and they’re calm under fire. They have courage under fire.”- Advertisement – Reynolds and Lively have hectic schedules, but the duo always put their children first.“I just try to be as present as possible,” he said. “We don’t split up like I shoot movies and my wife shoots movies and we go travel all over the place and we just all go together. I think that’s been the best part of it is that we really don’t spend a lot of time apart. I get to spend a lot of time with my girls.”- Advertisement – Reynolds and the Gossip Girl alum share James, 5, and Inez, 4. Us Weekly broke the news in October 2019 that the couple had welcomed their third child together. The pair — who tied the knot in 2012 — kept their youngest daughter’s name under wraps at first. However, Taylor Swift confirmed the moniker in her song “Betty,” which also referenced both James and Inez’s names in the lyrics.In January, Lively detailed how her oldest two daughters adjusted to having a third little one in the house.“My oldest, [James], is very into the baby. My middle child, not so much. We’re thinking of keeping her,” Lively said on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. “Our middle daughter just keeps away from her. I said to her, ‘You’re going to teach her everything she knows. You get to teach her about cities and the sky and flowers and Santa Claus. Anything you want.’ And she goes, ‘Oh, I didn’t love you, but now I do.’”Listen to Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood as each week the editors of Us break down the hottest entertainment news stories! – Advertisement –
U.S. President Donald Trump walks down the West Wing colonnade to the Rose Garden to deliver an update on the so-called “Operation Warp Speed” program, the joint Defense Department and HHS initiative that has struck deals with several drugmakers in an effort to help speed up the search for effective treatments for the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at the White House in Washington, November 13, 2020.Carlos Barria | Reuters – Advertisement – President Donald Trump, with two months left in office, last week asked for options on attacking Iran’s main nuclear site, but ultimately decided against taking the dramatic step, a U.S. official said on Monday.Trump made the request during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday with his top national security aides, including Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, new acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller and General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the official said.Trump, who has refused to concede and is challenging the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election, is to hand over power to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden on Jan. 20.- Advertisement – Trump has spent all four years of his presidency engaging in an aggressive policy against Iran, withdrawing in 2018 from the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, and imposing economic sanctions against a wide variety of Iranian targets.Trump’s request for options came a day after a U.N. watchdog report showed Iran had finished moving a first cascade of advanced centrifuges from an above-ground plant at its main uranium enrichment site to an underground one, in a fresh breach of its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations in New York, said Iran’s nuclear program is purely for peaceful purposes and civilian use and Trump’s policies have not changed that. “However, Iran has proven to be capable of using its legitimate military might to prevent or respond to any melancholy adventure from any aggressor,” he added.Iran’s 2.4 tonne stock of low-enriched uranium is now far above the deal’s 202.8 kg limit. It produced 337.5 kg in the quarter, less than the more than 500 kg recorded in the previous two quarters by the International Atomic Energy Agency.In January, Trump ordered a U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad’s airport. But he has shied away from broader military conflicts and sought to withdraw U.S. troops from global hotspots in keeping with a promise to stop what he calls “endless wars.”A strike on Iran’s main nuclear site at Natanz could flare into a regional conflict and pose a serious foreign policy challenge for Biden.Biden’s transition team, which has not had access to national security intelligence due to the Trump administration’s refusal to begin the transition, declined comment. – Advertisement – The official confirmed the account of the meeting in The New York Times, which reported the advisers persuaded Trump not to go ahead with a strike because of the risk of a broader conflict.“He asked for options. They gave him the scenarios and he ultimately decided not to go forward,” the official said.The White House declined comment.- Advertisement –
The owner or agent in charge of the food can appeal a detention order and request an informal hearing, the FDA said. The agency then must hold a hearing within 2 days and issue a written report of the hearing. Participants in the hearing will have 4 hours to review the report and comment on it, Fraser said. The FDA must issue a decision within 5 days after the hearing. The Bioterrorism Act of 2002 authorized the FDA to detain food for up to 30 days if the agency has evidence that it poses a serious threat to humans or animals. That authority began when the act was passed, but the agency’s procedures for using the power were not established until now. In the past, the FDA generally relied on the states to detain hazardous food temporarily until the FDA could get court authority to deal with it, FDA officials said in a telephone news conference today. The bioterrorism law gives the agency authority to act immediately on its own, officials said. The administrative detention rule is one of four major pieces of the 2002 bioterrorism law that pertain to the FDA. Last October the agency published final rules requiring food firms and facilities to register with the government and to provide advance notice of shipments of imported food. The FDA said it will soon issue a fourth rule, dealing with record-keeping requirements designed to help the FDA track contaminated food. The FDA first proposed its “administrative detention” rule a year ago, and it generated more than 100 comments from the public, according to Crawford. Fraser said the agency made minor changes in the rule in response to the comments. One change was to add the requirement that the FDA hearing officer issue a written report of any appeal hearing, she said. In response to a question, Fraser said the FDA does not have authority to reimburse the owner if the food goes bad while it is being detained. “We have to have credible evidence or information that we have a serious health threat here, so we want to make sure we err on the side of consumer safety while we hold the food to investigate whether there is a health threat,” she said. The bioterrorism law doesn’t provide for reimbursement, she added. May 27, 2004 (CIDRAP News) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a final rule spelling out its procedures for detaining food suspected of being hazardous because of intentional or accidental contamination. The rule applies to all foods under FDA jurisdiction and to nonfood items that touch food, said Leslye M. Fraser, associate director for regulations at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. (The FDA does not regulate meat, poultry, and eggs, which are under the US Department of Agriculture’s jurisdiction.) The standard for detaining a food item is “credible evidence” that it poses a threat of “serious adverse health consequences.” Crawford said the agency will soon announce how it defines “serous adverse health consequences.” “This rule describes how FDA can hold food in place while it initiates legal action in court to seize it and permanently remove it from commerce,” Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Lester M. Crawford stated in a news release. “Alternately, our experts can determine that the food is safe, and the detention order may be terminated.” See also:May 27 FDA news releasehttp://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2004/ucm108305.htm
An educational symposium titled “Facing the Future: Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases” was held in conjunction with the opening. Presenters included Fauci; Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, University of Minnesota; Robert Webster, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis; Heinz Feldman, MD, PhD, Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health; and George Poste, DVM, PhD, Arizona State University. The NIH provided $110 million in grants for the facility. BSL-4 space is secure for work with “dangerous and exotic agents that pose a high individual risk of aerosol-transmitted laboratory infections and life-threatening disease,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Among BSL-4 safeguards are special air seals and air ducts to and from the lab, individual air supplies for researchers, required personal protection suits for workers, and numerous levels of security for entry. Such labs study diseases including anthrax, Ebola, SARS, and others. See also: The laboratory, expected to open in the summer of 2008, will be one of the most secure and sophisticated in the world, according to Texas Congressman Tom DeLay, who was on hand for the opening. Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH), was quoted in today’s Galveston County Daily News as saying, “There are many, many threats, and we would not be able to respond to them without the kind of research that will take place in this laboratory.” Aug 11, 2004 (CIDRAP News) Government officials and scientists yesterday recognized the formal opening of construction on a laboratory that will house research on the most dangerous emerging infectious diseases and potential bioterrorism agents. UTMB Web site information on new labhttp://www.utmb.edu/gnl/ The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the site of the $167 million facility. Of the total 83,000-square-foot building, 12,362 square feet will be devoted to biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) research. Stanley Lemon, director of UTMB’s Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, said in a UTMB press release,. “The Galveston National Laboratory is the first complex of its size and scope undertaken in the United States on an academic campus.” CDC/NIH information on BSL-4 laboratory standardshttp://www.cdc.gov/od/ohs/biosfty/bmbl4/bmbl4toc.htm (see especially Section III)
Since 19 June 2017, the Institute of Public Health of the County of Istria has conducted III. sea quality testing on beaches in the County of Istria.A total of 209 measuring points were sampled at the sea, and based on individual test results of microbiological indicators at 209 measuring points or 100,00% of the samples, excellent bathing sea quality was recorded. During sampling, sea temperature ranged from 21,6 0C to 24,8 0C while air temperature ranged from 21,0 0C to 28,0 0C.The results of individual tests on the Adriatic, ie the quality of the sea in the Republic of Croatia, are publicly available and published here
In 2018, from 1.1. to 11.4., a total of 19.097 arrivals and 73.209 overnight stays were realized in the camps, which represents an increase of arrivals by 25,8% and overnight stays by 67,3%, according to the Croatian Camping Association (KUH), which covers over 90% of the Croatian camping offer.By countries, the first are Germans (with + 71,7% of overnight stays), followed by Austrians (+ 27,1% of overnight stays) and Slovenes (-1% of overnight stays). In 4th place is Great Britain, and in 5th place is Italy. “We can slowly talk that it is moving towards the year-round operation of the camps, which are a full 12 months, which is the result of our work in the past ten years. The camps in the peak season can no longer grow much because they have been full for years, and our focus has just been on extending the season, which I achieve at nice rates from year to year.“Points out Adriano Palman from the Croatian Camping Association.By the way, KUH is active throughout the year and they are continuously working on raising the general level of competitiveness of the Croatian camping sector. They are active at various fairs throughout Europe, hold seminars and trainings, do various market analyzes and research, and once a year organize the largest annual gathering of Croatian camping. Synergy, proactivity, investment in development and raising quality, education and monitoring of trends, targeted marketing – all the way and as it should be, and KUH is one of the few positive examples that work the way it should the result of many years of work that is now coming to fruition, and it is certainly not accidental.From year to year, investments in camps are growing, and it is especially important that investments in raising quality, from building swimming pools, raising the quality of accommodation, infrastructure, investing in animation, etc. grow, so the focus is on quality and content, not just the sun. and the sea, Palman points out and adds: “As we can see from the arrivals and overnight stays in the first four months, we achieved excellent numbers, and the announcements for the rest of the season are very good. Many facilities are open for the whole season, more and more camps are opening in the continent as well as more and more small family camps, and in just a few days one such camp will open in Požega, camp Zlatni Lug, which is great news ” Palman concludes.Arena Pomer – the first camp in Croatia completely dedicated to glampingPhoto: Camp PomerToday, camping in Croatia is more popular and luxurious than ever, and more than 2 million people visit Croatian camps every year.The stereotypical notion of camping has been supplanted thanks to modern, well-equipped and attractive campsites, with a lot of additional content. Thus, our camping offer boasts from large campsites to small family mini-camps as well as an offer with private apartments and mobile homes and glamping that is currently in trend.The first camp in Croatia will be opened in Istria soon, which will be entirely dedicated to glamping. Camp Arena Pomer will be completely renovated from 16.06. when it officially opens its doors, it becomes the first Croatian camp completely dedicated to glamping. Accommodation units will be able to accommodate between two and six people, and will contain 196 luxury tents, which will be equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, kitchen and bathroom. The camp will also have many additional facilities such as a wellness area with sauna, massages, rain room, relaxation areas, yoga area, outdoor fitness, restaurant and beach bars, playground with animation programs and many others.&amp;lt;/p&amp;gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br /><br />
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Emirates and partner airline flydubai have announced that flydubai will take over flights between Dubai and Zagreb from December 2, 2018 to March 30, 2019, after which flights will be taken over again by Emirates.This will make the best possible use of the existing capacity in order to meet the demand for flights on the mentioned route during the winter months by increasing the frequencies. The move further illustrates the many benefits of a strategic partnership between the two Dubai-based airlines.During this period, FZ 1793 will depart from Dubai at 10.00 am and land in Zagreb at 13.15 local time. The return flight FZ 1794 will depart from Zagreb at 14.30 pm and land in Dubai at 23.00 pm local time.Flydubai will fly on this route with a new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that offers passengers an advanced travel experience, including business-class horizontal seats, modern economy-class seats, an in-flight entertainment system on HD screens and Boeing’s innovative Sky Interior system inside the aircraft.Emirates and flydubai will continue to offer passengers a travel experience in line with the values of both brands, so flydubai flights to Zagreb will run and arrive at Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport (DBX), providing seamless connectivity with other flights at the modern Emirates Hub in Dubai. Namely, both airlines offer passengers numerous travel opportunities as part of their complementary network of destinations, which currently, thanks to the codeshare agreement, has 90 destinations, with several new ones that will be available soon. The Codeshare partnership started with flights to 29 destinations and expanded very quickly to meet the demand of passengers who saw all the benefits of cooperation, such as increasing frequencies, expanded availability of flights with only one ticket within the world network, compliance with loyalty programs, baggage check-in. destinations, unhindered transfers during transit in Dubai and others.Passengers will receive free meals and the permitted amount of checked baggage on all flights booked as part of the codeshare, as is the case on Emirates flights, both in economy and business class. So far, more than 794.000 passengers have taken full advantage of the partnership between Emirates and flydubai that began on October 29, 2017.
Pursuant to the decision of the 13th session of the City Council of the City of Kutina, a decision was made to sell the real estate, ie the Čikat rest area in Zlatna uvala on Mali Lošinj, which has so far been majority owned by the City of Kutina.After the decision on the sale of the resort was made at the 9th session of the City Council, which was made by the City of Kutina and other co-owners, namely the City of Popovača and the Municipality of Velika Ludina, this process continues. The resort, which was first estimated at HRK 7,8 million, reached HRK 14.120.000 with a new estimate, and will be bought by the Zagreb company FIL-ADRIA TURIST dooTheir offer was approximately HRK 2 million higher than the offer of the company JADRANKA HOTELI from Mali Lošinj. The funds that the city of Kutina will earn in this sale are around HRK 7 million, while it is planned to invest from the obtained funds in one of the capital projects in the city of Kutina.Photo: Kutina.inThe mayor of Kutina, Zlatko Babić, pointed out in the discussion that the times when Petrokemija managed Lošinj and invested large funds there have passed. ” That is no more, ownership relations must be established, there are several lawsuits that have no end in sight, and we can never be owners there. We cannot promise anyone that this can be arranged and that we can spend our summers there as before, because we will never be in that position again.”Babic pointed out.The subject of the new debate that will follow when the funds are raised will be in which capital project the money will be invested. Whether it will be an indoor pool, whether it will be a Home for the elderly and infirm, or something third will be seen, but the sale of this valuable property, as has been said many times, should not be spent on patching budgets or some small works, they point out. from the town of Kutina.
The only conference on hotel operations in Europe, HOW Festival, is held in Porec on the island of Sv. Nikola at the Valamar Collection Isabella Island Resort.The conference brought together more than 450 participants, mostly hotel directors, heads of operations and hotel departments, and eminent domestic and foreign panelists. The focus of the second edition of this festival, which has turned Poreč into the center of the European hotel industry, is to present the latest global trends and raise the quality of hotel operations.The first presentation on “Talking about the experience – do you know what kind of experience modern tourists are looking for” was given by Andrew Aley, Regional Director for EMEA from TripAdvisor Experiences. He spoke about guest reviews and ratings, noting that the hospitality industry is an industry of experiences, and how their platform can help hoteliers attract more guests and their travelers feel more secure. “We all want the same thing, and that is for guests to experience the best experience. Our platform is large and very influential, as most when planning a trip look at the reviews and ratings of the hotels, restaurants and attractions they want to visit. It is not true that a guest gives reviews only when he is angry or dissatisfied, but he wants to share his positive experiences with others“, Said Aley and added that they offer new tools useful to hoteliers who are trying to get more reviews. He then mentioned that research has shown that when guests are offered various new experiences, then guest satisfaction increases, and that online booking should be simplified as much as possible, because currently only 20 percent of total customers book services outside the hotel online.The panel discussion “Global Trends in Hotel Operations” was moderated by the Director of HOW Festival and HESA Group Marina Franolić, and was attended by Sabina Bartyzel, Director of AccorHotels for Hungary and Srđan Mileković, Senior Vice President for Hotel Operations for EAME region at Hyatt International. They agreed that the main drivers of business in the hotel industry are experiences and experiences. “Our business is subject to the greatest changes due to the expectations and needs of new generations. We have to adapt to them, and first of all introduce digitalization. We strive to make our guests feel welcome and our employees appreciatedSaid Bartyzel. Mileković pointed out that over the years they had to reduce the standards of their brands in order to speed up the processes, and at the same time all other experiences remained in line with the brand.They talked about the need to reduce or increase the interaction of employees with customers, or to educate staff to recognize what the guest wants at a given time. Therefore, some processes have been accelerated by the introduction of new technologies, such as shortening check-in time options for customers to choose whether to check in with hotel staff or automatically. Namely, the younger generations who are more technologically aware expect online check-in and check-out, mobile keys and direct entry into the room. They also talked about the hotels of the future where guests will be served by robots, but the general conclusion of the panel is that technology can change some operations, but it can hardly replace the warmth and smile of staff. Srđan also pointed out a number of examples from the industry, ie how it has changed in recent years.”What kind of leaders will the hospitality industry of the future need?” Was the topic of Susan Farnie, talent development director for the EMEA region at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “The advent of millennials is changing the hotel industry globally, and in addition, the situation in the world is unstable, and technology is constantly changing. Leaders in this industry must therefore be able to function in such an unstable environment and have the ability to learn constantly, because what they are doing now in five years will be completely different. It is known that 60 percent of children who now start school will do jobs that do not exist today”, Explained Farnie. The skills that the industry should look for in its leaders in its opinion are the ability to manage change, creativity, credibility, agility in learning, cultural intelligence and critical thinking.Gregor Jamnik, director of Slovenia’s Best Western Premier Hotel Slon, spoke with Gustaf Pilebje, food and beverage director for Europe at Marriot International. At the opening of the hotel and / or restaurant, the behavior of the guests, culinary trends, changes in eating habits, and the fact that restaurants are becoming places to eat, socialize and meet. Also important is the design of the space. “There may not be a reception or help desk in the future, but the restaurant will always remain a place where guests will sit and where staff will have the greatest interaction with them,” Pilebjer said, stressing the importance of everyone being attentive to guests. The global problem of labor shortage in the F&B sector was also mentioned, to which Pilebjer said that they solve it through internal marketing. Employees have skills and in his company they want them to be proud of what they do.John Bartlett, head of results reporting at InterContinental Hotels Group, spoke on how to use the data to better know guests. There is a lot of data, they come from various sources, so they need to be well analyzed and processed in order to make the right decisions, in order for a hotel to improve its services and make a higher profit. He showed an example of how the hotel in the United Kingdom was one of the worst in terms of results and guests’ opinions, and internal data and development brought the hotel to an almost leading position. Just because they used the data to find out what guests expect from the hotel and make changes accordingly.Mirjana Matešić, head coach of the CSR of the UNICEF Academy in Croatia and director of HP PSOR, spoke about children’s rights and tourism. She stated that business responsibility for the protection of children’s rights is a topic that is insufficiently talked about in our country. Children are a vulnerable group. They must be taken into account by the business sector, whether they are the children of employees and suppliers, children who are guests or workers. It often happens that students who come to practice are exploited. Therefore, codes of conduct are important in companies, as well as educating employees to know how to treat children who are guests. UNICEF has developed ten principles on children’s rights and business.Luka Berger, founder and CEO of Flexkeeping, moderated the panel discussion “Technology for Communication Within a Hotel: Which Management is Right? Higher ROI or better quality of service? What technology is applicable? Should we invest or not? ” Speakers were Alfred Eeltink, Director of Sales and Marketing at Hotel Facility Concepts, Peter Lösch, Director of the Luxury Segment of Rovinj’s Maistra and Liutauras Vaitkevicius, Director of the Good Hotel in London. They pointed out that technology is changing rapidly, as well as that hotels are lagging behind in the introduction of new technologies, and it is not known whether there will always be a refund. Tools that speed up processes, such as shortening check-in and check-out times, are mostly used.As one of the reasons for the slow application of new technologies, they stated that hoteliers are educated in the traditional way. Everyone today has smartphones and tablets, and hotels primarily offer accommodation. The innovations will be introduced in the future, usually in the next two to three years, like voice tools in rooms, but it will depend on whether the technology is one hundred percent good and applicable, because there are currently shortcomings, the panel concluded.Dalibor Šumiga, director of Promosapeins, a behavioral marketing agency, presented how research is conducted in order to get the correct answers to the questions asked by the guests. Namely, through classic surveys it has been shown that guests / customers lie because they do not know the answer and do not want to look stupid, or they hesitate between several answers, ie they want to give a socially acceptable answer. His research company uses priming, an alternative persuasion tactic. Such research is conducted in order to find out the right opinion of the guests and to know which elements of the service / experience should be influenced in order to change the opinion, if necessary.
Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, Ebookers and Trivago were the subjects of the investigation. Expedia Group owns the Expedia, Hotels.com and Trivago platforms, and Booking Holdings owns Booking.com and Agoda. In this example, we see how the United Kingdom began to implement consumer protection measures for online accommodation reservations, now the question is whether similar measures will soon be taken in our country. The UK Competition Authority and Market Authorities (CMA) have investigated leading online accommodation rental platforms for issues such as pressure on sales, misleading claims about discounts, the impact of commissions on search results and hidden costs. Expedia Group and Booking Holdings have agreed to apply changes to their accommodation search results thanks to the investigation. A Booking spokesman said they were pleased that the CMA had closed the investigation without evidence of a breach of business by any of the listed companies. “Concluding our negotiations with the CMA, we have agreed to test and implement new commitments to ensure that all standards for business transparency in the UK are met.Said the spokesman. The companies also said they would only promote offers that were available and show all applicable costs in the main price, such as taxes.The CMA has taken enforcement action to end customer deception sales tactics, hidden costs and similar practices in the online accommodation rental market. Such practices are completely unacceptableSaid CMA President Andrew Tyrie. Photo: Booking.com / Facebook The competition authority started implementing the measures last year and although it has legal powers, the companies involved have voluntarily agreed to make the changes. The companies have stated that they will stop pressuring the sale, which means giving a false impression of the availability or popularity of the hotel to the users.