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French baguette given UNESCO protection

Freshly baked news: the baguette, the long, crusty loaf bread that is a delicious staple of French life, has been awarded special protected status, placing it in a culinary pantheon alongside other regional food delicacies from around the world…
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Guest records exposed in Sonder data breach

Short-term accommodation provider Sonder Holdings on Wednesday (23 November) confirmed some of its systems, including “certain” guest records that may include driver's licenses and passports, were exposed in a data breach…
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LE: Europe hotel conversions reach all-time high

According to the Q3 2022 Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), analysts report that at the close of the third quarter, Europe’s hotel construction pipeline stands at 1,660 projects/258,476 rooms…
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On the up: mapping out east Africa’s potential

It’s true that East Africa’s travel, tourism and hospitality sectors have experienced numerous ups and downs in recent years. However, there are positive signs of growth, as Thuku Kimani, manager of hotels MENA at Colliers International, points out…
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