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Boosters, Passports, Vaccines, and COVID Update w/ Regina Phelps

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Boosters, Passports, Vaccines, and COVID Update w/ Regina Phelps

Join me Thursday, September 23/21 at 1pm EST!

It’s our September 2021 update with Regina Phelps on all things related to the global pandemic. This month we talk about: a) the current state of COVID around the globe, b) the latest happenings with the need (or not) for booster shots, c) vaccine ‘passports’ and why they are being implemented, d) the progression of the Delta variant and the impacts to the young and school systems, and, e) considerations for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Aa always, it’s an informative episode where you get the latest updates on the global pandemic without the political spin. Don’t forget to check out the 2 article links mentioned during the episode for more information. 1) Considerations in Boosting COVID-19 Vaccine Immune Responses – The Lancet Published: September 13, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02046-8 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)02046-8/fulltext 2) Fact-Sheet Workers-Need-Respirator Mask info – ACGIH https://www.acgih.org/covid-19-fact-sheet-worker-resp/ Don’t miss it!

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Gather in the Garden

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Gather in the Garden

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“We need to teach people that the environment has a direct bearing on our own benefit.” Dalai Lama

It’s official. The Pfizer vaccine has received full and final approval by the FDA with the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines soon to follow. The CDC stated that if we want to spend time with people who don’t live with us, outdoor activities are the safest choice.  In these dire days of global crises, natural disasters, evacuations, and a highly infectious Delta variant, any positive news is appreciated.

At the beginning of summer, we all had high hopes that we would be able to emerge from our caves to enjoy a quasi-normal season. With the emergence of the Delta variant, it became clear that the pandemic will not be contained until most of the country prioritizes health and gets vaccinated. Humans are social beings and we like getting together. With warm weather predicted for the next two months, gathering in our gardens for a picnic, barbecue, or just a chat will be a safer method of communing.

I recently attended an outdoor birthday party for a dear friend generously orchestrated by her adult children and their spouses. This was the first time since the pandemic began that I had gone to any non-family occasion. Although I was hesitant to be around a few dozen people, every precaution was taken to make guests feel safe and comfortable. Being informed that all guests had been fully vaccinated prompted me to R.S.V.P. “yes”. The affair was colorful, fun, and secure. I came away with constructive ideas that we can all utilize to enjoy togetherness outside in our gardens during these challenging times.

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How to have a more formal yet guarded, glorious garden gathering:

  1. 1. Prepare your patio. 
    1. a. Add colorful potted plants.
    2. b. String lights, flags, garlands, or pennants.
    3. c. Set up tables with fun placemats or tablecloths.
    4. d. Space tables and chairs for appropriate social distancing.
    5. e. Select throw pillows to add comfort and color.
    6. 2. Hang hummingbird feeders and birdhouses to attract the birds.
    7. 3. Create your scene with a theme and decorate accordingly.
    8. 4. Add a vase filled with flowers, branches, or fruit, preferably picked from your garden.
    9. 5. Design a thoughtful menu that allows you to be part of the party.
    10. 6. Have guests enter via a garden gate or other outside entrance.
    11. 7. Set up a “Covid” station with hand sanitizer and masks.
    12. 8. Ask that masks be worn when going indoors for any reason.
    13. 9. Make a playlist that fits your crowd.
    14. 10. If yellowjackets have been bothering your paradise, put up traps the day before your party and keep them in place throughout the event.
    15. 11. Invite the partygoers to tour your landscape.
    16. 12. Provide a “wow” moment with a special dessert.
    17. 13. Send your guests home with a gift from the garden.Round table set.jpeg

Being in a garden setting is always impressive to me. I relish being in nature, listening to the sounds, watching the birds, and appreciating the growing plants. I was especially impressed with the gigantic tomato plants my friend had grown from seed. A rock waterfall planted with abundant succulents echoed the theme.

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Joyful décor boasted multi-colored, elegant mats, runners, and tablecloths festooned with yarn pom pom ropes and a clear glass vase filled with lemons and fresh cut dahlias on each table. 

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The “wow” factor was provided by the spectacular cupcakes that mimicked the succulents and flowers on the tables. These beautiful cupcakes designed by Sarah Thongnopneua of Baked Blooms in San Anselmo (www.bakedblooms.com) were almost too gorgeous to eat. They were devoured with enthusiasm.

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Each guest was gifted a small succulent reminiscent of those luscious cupcakes and perfect for our drought, parched soil.

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When I came home, I found a small empty bird’s nest on my porch. Have you ever closely inspected the intricacy of a bird’s nest? What an architectural marvel.  Wouldn’t it be great to create a themed event around this wildlife discovery?

Now that the vaccines are receiving official approval and authorization, I hope that everyone will get vaccinated without delay. Once that is achieved, we will be able to return to the freer glory days of party frivolity. 

Fete the final days of summer with a casual gathering or formal gala. A setting in nature sets the tone for a festive, friendly, and safe celebration for the benefit of everyone.

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Happy Gardening. Happy Growing.  

See photos: https://www.lamorindaweekly.com/archive/issue1514/Digging-Deep-with-Goddess-Gardener-Cynthia-Brian-Garden-gatherings.html

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Saturday, September 25th, Be the Star You Are!® will participate in the first live event at the Pear and Wine Festival with a booth sponsored by the Lamorinda Weekly(www.Lamorindaweekly.com) and MB Jessee painting (www.MBJessee.com). Wear your mask and visit us! Details at https://www.bethestaryouare.org/copy-of-events

Happy Gardening. Happy Growing. 

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Cynthia Brian, The Goddess Gardener, is available for hire to help you prepare for your spring garden. Raised in the vineyards of Napa County, Cynthia is a New York Times best-selling author, actor, radio personality, speaker, media and writing coach as well as the Founder and Executive Director of Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3. Tune into Cynthia’s StarStyle® Radio Broadcast at www.StarStyleRadio.com.

Buy copies of her books, including, Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul, Growing with the Goddess Gardener, and Be the Star You Are! www.cynthiabrian.com/online-store. Receive a FREE inspirational music DVD and special savings.

Hire Cynthia for writing projects, garden consults, and inspirational lectures.

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COVID Related Healthcare Benefit Changes – What Help Is There?

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COVID Related Healthcare Benefit Changes – What Help Is There?

The past 12 months has had historic changes in taxes for individuals and for businesses. The challenges for businesses have steadily increased and may even become more difficult in the current tax environment. How does a small business cope with all the COVID related changes to health benefits? How can a small business get better business deductions on family healthcare expenses? If a business does not quality for the Employee Retention Credit, how can a business save big on payroll tax? Dan Pavek from TASC joins me on this program is for the small business owner to learn about the available options such as Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA’s), which can be an affordable alternative to providing group health insurance.

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School is in Session—Maybe??

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School is in Session—Maybe??

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“Life is the only school where the exam comes before the lesson.” Source Unknown

 


OPERATION DISASTER RELIEF

The 2021 natural disasters continue to climb. Hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, tornados, and fires are more ferocious and deadly causing thousands to flee their homes. Global warming and climate change are causing extreme weather conditions that have never been seen before. Throughout 2020, Be the Star You Are!® concentrated disaster relief on helping individuals who were out of work survive during the pandemic. We now turn our assistance back to helping survivors of these major natural disasters happening throughout the United States. Be the Star You Are!® will be providing books and other materials to shelters and organizations in need. If you’d like to donate, please do so at our website, https://www.BetheStarYouAre.org. If your organization or shelter is in need of our resources to supply to survivors of a disaster, please email us at info@BetheStarYouAre.org. 


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TSHIRT_design-2.jpg 2On 9/9, Be the Star You Are!® literacy, arts and culture non-profit celebrates 22 years of operating as a 501 c3 charity serving women, families, and youth. For 22 years, BTSYA has served as an all volunteer organization with no paid staff. These are accomplishments thus far:

Served 420,920 individuals and families

Donated to 112 organizations

Logged 559,890 volunteer hours and growing

Distributed $2 million plus in resources

Broadcast 2200 unique hours of positive programming through radio broadcasts.

Published 4 signature award-winning books, Be the Star You Are!® 99 Gifts, Be the Star You Are!® for Teens, Be the Star You Are!® Millennials to Boomers, and Miracle Moments®,

Written and published over 2430 book reviews in collaboration with The Reading Tub and Express Yourself!™ Creative Community.

Interviewed over 2500 authors, experts, and celebrities.

Honored with five-star ratings as a Top Rated Non-Profit by GuideStar and Great Non Profits for the Women’s Empowerment, Arts and Culture, and the Arts Appreciation Campaigns since 2010.

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Let’s get back to school safely and permanently. Our best tools are getting vaccinated and wearing masks. Love and protect our children.

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A MESSAGE FROM FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CYNTHIA BRIAN

cynthia brian-green maskIn my school days, I always anticipated getting back into the classroom in September to meet my new teachers, see friends, make new friends, and learn new subjects. But for students today, Covid-19 has rendered havoc and fear mixed with those strong emotions of wanting life to be back to normal.

Despite hopes that we were emerging from the pandemic, it is clear that it’s not over yet. The Delta variant is ramping up as schools and universities scramble to create a safe environment for administrators, teachers, staff, volunteers, and most importantly, the students.

In our school district, all staff, teachers, and volunteers are required to be vaccinated. Most students ages 12 and over are vaccinated. With few exceptions, everyone on campus will be required to wear masks when indoors. Those with medical conditions who can’t don a a mask, will wear face shields with draping. Anyone exposed to a Covid-19 infected individuals must quarantine. There are numerous other requirements for home health checks, sanitation, hygiene, daily classroom cleaning, testing, ventilation, air quality, and contract tracing. Transparency without violating student privacy will be key to success in this very complex and challenging environment. With the enforced rules and guidelines, in the two weeks that school has been in-person learning, no cases of Covid have transpired.

Sadly, this is not the case around the United States. I’ve spoken with several volunteers in states where politicians who are against wearing masks are fighting with the school boards and administrators that believe masks will protect the children. One person explained that within two days of opening, her child’s school had to quarantine because 35 kids under the age of 10 contracted Covid. Another told me that both of her children are suffering with Covid after just 5 days at school. Not only did the school have to close, but parents who can’t work remotely, have to miss work to care for their children.

The world is in the midst of a major health crisis. Politicians who are fighting against masks and the vaccine are putting their constituents in deathly danger. All of us must strive to get our priorities straight. The virus is our enemy. It is not one another, nor should vaccinations and masking be a political issue.

For those of us 12 years of age and older, we have a source to remain healthy through a simple vaccine. Pfizer has now been officially approved by the FDA with Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to follow soon. I applaud the many private sector employers that are already mandating vaccines for employees and hope that many more will follow.

We need to keep our children safe and the only way we can do that is to vaccinate everyone who is eligible. The Delta variant is many times more contagious and deadly than the original virus and if we continue to allow this virus to replicate, it will continue to mutate. The outcome could be drastically worse than what we are experiencing now.

Our children want and need to go to school. They deserve not only an education but the socialization that a healthy school environment entails. If you love your kids, get vaccinated and encourage those around you to do the same.

Don’t listen to the politicians, social media, or even other people, including me.  Instead, listen to the experts and talk to your personal physician about the course you need to take to keep yourself and your loved ones virus-free.

This virus is a test. Will we pass the exam?

Let’s get our economy back on track. Let’s get the kids safely in school. We each hold the key to success and we are in this together. Protect one another.

Get vaccinated. Wear a mask. It is the right thing to do.

Stay safe, stay strong, be healthy.

Cynthia Brian

Founder/Executive Director

Be the Star You Are!®

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Moraga, California 94556

Cynthia@BetheStarYouAre.org

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER 25TH PEAR FESTIVAL

Pear Festival flyerThe Pear and Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 25th from 11 am-4pm with free family fun at Moraga Commons Park in Moraga. The town is keeping tabs on the Delta variant and will cancel if necessary. Be the Star You Are!® is participating with a booth. hosts and reporters of our radio broadcast, Express Yourself! will be in person to greet visitors. Instead of doing our normal face painting, BTSYA volunteers will be providing a table with masks to be decorated. We will also have a Kids Korner with a reading circle. Many thanks to our sponsors The Lamorinda Weekly Newspaper (www.lamorindaweekly.com) and MBJesse Painting (www.MBJessee.com). Also appreciation to author Brooks Olbrys who has donated two cases of books in English and Spanish of his 10 year anniversary special of Blue Ocean Bob. (https://www.blueoceanbob.com) Children who attend will be given a beautiful new book.

The festival will feature food, wine, art, children’s activities, a petting zoo, and fun for everyone. Admission is FREE. More information at https://www.bethestaryouare.org/copy-of-events


MEET OUR PEAR FESTIVAL EVENT COORDINATOR

Drew EbnerHi! I am Drew Ebner, an incoming junior at Acalanes High School. I am a bubbly person with a great work ethic who is always willing to help! Literature has been a passion of mine for some time now and I am so excited to help out with Be the Star You Are! Volunteers will work in two shifts, from 9:00am-Noon and Noon-3:00pm. It’s going to be a great day of getting to meet one another.

If you want to sponsor or volunteer, email info@BetheStarYouAre.org

Thank you, Drew Ebner


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Preparing for the Unexpected is on the move!

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Preparing for the Unexpected is on the move!

WE ARE MOVING!!

Yes, Preparing for the Unexpected is on the move. After a very successful run on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel, we’re off the Business Channel on June 3, 2021.

We secured the busy time slot of 1pm EST/Toronto, with an even larger listening audience. Now have time for a coffee/tea and not rush for those 9am airings.

The move wouldn’t be possible if not for incredible guests and loyal listeners who have stuck with me for just shy of 4 years. Yes, 4 years!

I look forward to seeing what amazing changes and opportunities this provides moving forward.

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Regina Phelps – May 2021 COVID Update and Other Topics

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Regina Phelps – May 2021 COVID Update and Other Topics

Join me 9am EST, May 27/21!

Join me for my regular chat with globally recognized industry expert, Regina Phelps. We talk about the latest happenings with COVID-19, vaccines and vaccine rollout and hesitancy, variants, and what’s happening in other parts of the world.

If you’re a manager or corporate leader, make sure you listen to the third segment. Regina also talks to us about the research being done by Raj Choudhry on ‘Working from Anywhere’, which was published by the Harvard Business Review.

It’s always an enjoyable and informative talk – don’t miss it.

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5 Tips for Moving Out Safely During Pandemic

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5 Tips for Moving Out Safely During Pandemic

Some of us had our move-outs planned way before the pandemic. Some of us were awaiting the upcoming weekend to begin the process, while the others were waiting for the summers to start.

But, of course, the pandemic did not permit us so. Those of us who could delay the move altogether (i.e., owned the property) opted to do so. But those who couldn’t came face to face with a grave issue: how to move out safely during this deadly pandemic?

Our post today is particularly for you guys, i.e., those who found themselves dealing with safety concerns while moving out. Here are five handy tips and reminders to help you get through the process without contracting the virus.

 #1. Disinfect Thoroughly 

Firstly, you need to eliminate and eradicate all germs in both places, i.e., your former home and your new home. Doing this will make the process safer for you and all other people involved.

For DIY cleaning, we recommend allocating at least 3-4 days. You can use EPA-registered cleaning agents like CleanSmart, Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Germ Away, etc. Or if these aren’t available, you can opt for alcohol, bleaching agents, soaps, as well as supporting equipment like gloves, mop, paper towels, clean rags, etc. Make sure you frequently use hand sanitizer while you clean and keep a mask on.

If office work has you occupied, you could hire a professional cleaning crew to get the job done. Just make sure you let the cleaned house rest or ventilate for 3-4 days after they clean it. For your former house, ask the cleaning crew to pay a visit once you’ve left the place. In this way, you will come into contact with them.

 #2. Hire a reliable Moving company

Back when the world was free of corona virus, it would’ve been up to you whether you would like to get some professional assistance while you move out or not. You were to decide whether it is convenient or not.

Today, things are a bit different. The process of moving things will expose you to the external environment extensively. If you choose to do it all on your own, it might take you weeks, which would mean days of exposure to the unsafe air. The burden of handling it all alone may have you frustrated at points, and you may lack in following the standard SOPs.

For that very reason, it is highly recommendable that you hire reliable movers. They will get your things packed and moved in minimal time with complete safety and without risking your health or theirs. To assess their reliability, you can read the reviews of their clientele online.

 #3. Acquire a Moving Quote Virtually

Along with reliability, you will need to assess whether the company’s service charges fit your budget or not. For that, you will need to get an estimate. Naturally, an estimator will need to visit your place for this. And this, in turn, will put both you and the estimator in danger because you never know who carries what kind of germs.

To cut out the whole trouble, we recommend getting a virtual quote. Discuss the idea with your estimator, settle for a suitable platform like Zoom or Skype, and then give a virtual room-to-room survey of your house to the estimator on a video call. You may need a tape to measure stuff that the estimator asks for.

 #4. Make Use of Fresh Packaging

Whether you’re moving out on your own and hiring professional movers to help you out, we recommend using fresh packaging. Do not buy old cardboard boxes from stores or warehouses. They could be carrying the COVID-19 germs or microbes that could weaken your immune system.

Instead, contact reliable and reputable companies like VerdeTrader and get yourself spacious and sturdy boxes for packing stuff. You could even tell the hired company about your packaging preferences. So, they do not reuse their old cardboard boxes.

 #5. Practice Standard Safety Protocols

Again, here’s one of the most important tips of all: do not forget to wear the mask, use hand sanitizer, and continuously disinfect moved goods with a spray of disinfectant liquid.

Greet and interact with the movers at a distance. Avoid handshakes or any other form of physical contact. Since corona virus is airborne, maintaining a distance of six feet is a must.

During the whole process, avoid touching your face. Do not share food and schedule regular reminders of washing hands and disinfecting surfaces.

Final Words

Lastly, keep a close check on yourself and others. If you feel a little sick or see someone coughing, halt the process there and then. Get yourself tested for the virus and continue only when tested negative. Even if it’s not COVID, we’d suggest you prioritize rest. You know, the invested time and money are important, but nothing’s more important than the lives involved. So, be careful, be human. Good luck!

What Reopening to Tourists Looks like Around the World

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What Reopening to Tourists Looks like Around the World

The Coronavirus pandemic gave a whole 180° turn to live. Everything stopped instantly like education, work, or traveling. Individuals were stuck at homes. Not being able to travel made people more anxious and stressed, and there was no chance they could get away from their homes.  In the interim, all they wished was to spend safe vacations on their preferred spot, however, it was not possible due to quickly spreading COVID-19.

Step-by-step the cases started diminishing, and the administrations around the world began to remove the ban on visiting tourist locations. At long last, tourists and newly-married couples are permitted to go around exploring their favorite destinations. How could the travelers hold up after receiving such incredible news? So they hurriedly picked their destinations, booked their flights, packed their gears, and waited for take-off!

The majority of the nations’ previously restored the travel industry in their nations, while a few governments have not yet removed the travel ban.

Reopening of Travel Ban Restrictions Globally

The European Union proclaimed to facilitate the COVID-19 lockdown quantifies and permits vacationers from fifteen nations to visit Europe from the 1st of July, 2020.

Spain

Out of the considerable number of nations, the temporary travel ban in Spain was the hardest among Europe, as around 84 million individuals visited the nation a year ago. Visitors started visiting Spain after the ban was lifted on 21st June, 2020

Anybody entering Spain has to complete a health form and provide a negative COVID-19 PCR result taken within 72 hours of arrival in Spain

Greece

One of the most excellent and frequently visited destinations, Greece, is open for all the global vacationers from the 1st of July, 2020. Individuals from everywhere throughout the world can see rugged mountains, lush forests, silent lakes, crystal-clear waters, green valleys, and lovely beaches of Greece with no travel limitations keeping a certain standard working methodology.

Visitors from all countries are required to provide negative PCR tests taken up to 72 hours prior to traveling. They are also required to self-isolate themselves for 7 days upon arrival.

Bali

Around 5 million international travelers visit Bali Island each year. The Coronavirus pandemic destroyed all the new plans of 2021. However, Bali which is the favorite destination of all tourists is still closed for tourists. So, all the tourists planning their trip to the Indonesian Island can plan their trips to some other places.

France

France is every tourist’s favorite location and was the most visited one preceding COVID-19. The celebrated nation was not open to remote travelers until July. Shockingly, the vacationers from France and from everywhere throughout the globe will be permitted to visit France and appreciate the prettiest views completely by August. However, as of January 31, France has banned all travel except essential travel by European Union. All allowed visitors still have to provide negative corona result upon arrival.

Nonetheless, Europe permitted sightseers from chosen nations to visit and travel with no limitations.

Germany

The nation known for its brilliant engineering and old locales is presently inviting travelers with both of its hands. The state still has travel limitations for vacationers from more than 31 distinct nations. Germany has released a list of countries approved for entry but only if there is an urgent need for a visit. Testing and self-isolation are required for entry.

Italy

Italy is permitting travelers from Europe for essential travel but not for tourism to visit the nation after calculated risks. Travelers from certain countries are still banned but others allowed must provide a negative PCR result.

Croatia

Croatia, the spot known for its Mediterranean islands, sapphire waters, rich urban culture, and area of the famous Game of Thrones was visited by 20 million vacationers in 2018. The nation has empowered the travel industry since December. Consequently, travelers are allowed to appreciate the live views of this tasteful nation.

Turkey

Turkey lies in Asia and Europe and gets sightseers from both of these zones all year. The nation could not avoid opening the travel industry, so the administration opened the outskirts for people from June, 2020. Recently, Turkey has banned all travelers from UK, Brazil, Denmark, and South Africa due to new Covid variant cases

Egypt

Without a doubt, travel bans hugely affected Egypt and its economy. The state is one of the quickest developing travel industry destinations on the planet. Along these lines, the travelers made some hard memories of not going to Egypt for this long. Be that as it may, the administration chose to permit individuals to visit the nation step by step in June and July, 2020.

Maldives

The Maldives is famous for luxurious honeymoon resorts and has been recognized as one of the best honeymoon destinations for 2022. Tourists visit the Maldives every year to enjoy and relax in the beautiful resorts surrounded by blue ocean views. Around 1.7 million individuals visited the Maldives in 2019, and the country is expecting 2 million tourists in 2021/22.

However, COVID-19 had an alternate arrangement. The legislature lifted the movement boycott for global sightseers in July 2020. Presently, all the travelers exhausted from the lockdown routine can spend an excursion adjacent to the tranquil expanses of the Maldives.

International visitors must show proof of negative PCR results taken with 96 hours.

Mexico

Mexico additionally opened the travel industry area astute, and till the 15th of June, 2020 all the sightseers were allowed to spend excursions in the nation.

Dubai

Dubai has stunning touring attractions alongside the best shopping centers that make it a one-stop-shop for the voyaging needs of vacationers. Thus, the notable city opened its fringes for the tourists on the 7th of July, 2020

To enter Dubai and Abu Dhabi, all the visitors are required to provide negative corona PCR results.

Final Thoughts

The vast majority of the states are evacuating travel limitations bit by bit. The vast majority of the states are removing travel restrictions gradually. What could make the tourists happier than this? If you wish to spend vacations in any of these countries, then book your tickets now.

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Shawn Mack is a content writer who offers ghostwriting, copy-writing, and blogging services. His educational background in the business and technical field has given him a broad base from which to approach many topics. He is also fond of writing interesting articles on technology & digital marketing-related topics.

Regina Phelps: February 2021 COVID, Vaccine, and Variant Update

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Regina Phelps: February 2021 COVID, Vaccine, and Variant Update

Join me Feb 25/21 at 9am EST!

My regular chat with Regina Phelps about the latest in vaccines, variants, and COVID. We touch on what might be in store for us in the coming months and how the variants could disrupt things going forward. We also touch on some of the considerations organizations must have when considering a ‘Return to the Office’. It’s not as simple as communications or scheduling people to return. We have to ask the question ‘Why do you need to return now?’ Educational as always – don’t miss it!

Bloomberg Vaccine Tracker https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/covid-vaccine-tracker-global-distribution/?srnd=coronavirus&sref=kHybx9Dp

Harvard Healthy Buildings https://forhealth.org/

P1 Variant Resurgence of COVID-19 in Manaus, Brazil, despite high seroprevalence https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00183-5/fulltext

The Amazonian city that hatched the Brazil variant has been crushed by it https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/01/27/coronavirus-brazil-variant-manaus/

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The Well-Being Revolution: Building a More Resilient Workforce

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The Well-Being Revolution: Building a More Resilient Workforce

Join me October 14, 2021 at 9am EST!

Well-being is in the midst of a revolution and the more organizations understand wellbeing – what it is, what it’s not – better they and their workforces become. I speak with Occupational Health & Safety and Well-being expert Kate Field to talk about well-being and what it really encompasses. As Kate puts it, well-being is not just “yogurt and yoga” and you’ll have to listen to know what that means. Kate will talk to us about how resilience in people and organization’s is created by trust and working together; bridging various groups instead of working in isolation. We’ll even get some pointers on how Business Continuity professionals can help with and contribute to, the wellbeing revolution.

If you want a better workplace, don’t miss my chat with Kate.

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