Grate.Pair.Share. Magazine from Wisconsin Cheese Earns Two Gold Eddie Awards

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin marketing team took home two gold Eddie awards at the 2020 Eddie & Ozzie Awards on Monday. The Summer 2020 issue of Grate.Pair.Share., an online cooking and entertaining magazine from Wisconsin Cheese, was recognized amongst the best publishers in the nation. The magazine took the top spot in the Consumer – Epicurean and Consumer – Agriculture/ Farming categories, plus honorable mentions in three other categories.  

For more than 25 years, the Eddie & Ozzie Awards have recognized excellence in engaging content and gorgeous design across all sectors of the publishing industry. The competition honored other top-notch magazines such as Food & Wine, Variety, Southern Living, Wine Enthusiast and more, plus features, websites, online communities, blogs, podcasts, videos and investigative journalism.

“The Eddie & Ozzie Awards recognize some of the nation’s most trusted consumer publications and we

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Seychelles Captivates Readers of Asia Family Traveller Magazine

Captivating readers of the Asia Family Traveller magazine by its pristine beauty, Seychelles is featured in its September/October 2020 issue placing the archipelago in the limelight on the Asian market.

Magazine Editor, Carolynne Dear’s article entices readers to discover the destination’s alluring features, from the rich flora and fauna to the pearly-white beaches and its crystal-clear waters, through mesmerizing images and inspirational ideas for memorable family adventures. 

Addressing the destination’s reopening for tourism in much detail, the current edition of the Asia Family Traveller magazine provides an insight on the important safety measures taken by the local industry partners for the safety of both residents and visitors. 

Speaking about the importance of the destination’s visibility in a time where travel is restarting for the small island nation, the Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive Mrs. Sherin Francis mentions that the aim of the board is to remain accessible and close to

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9 Reasons to Become a Travel Writer as a Second Career

For decades, life revolved around paying the bills.

But things change.

An opportunity to rearrange your life, such as retirement, arrives.

It provides the freedom to explore new paths and dust-off old dreams.

That’s how it was for me. Since I was young, I harbored the notion of seeing more of the world and writing.

So, after a career in real estate, I revisited the aspirations of my youth, which led to travel writing.

For me, it’s been a good move. Here are nine reasons why you may want to consider it, too.

1. A More Engaging Travel Experience

As a travel writer, you do more pre-trip research than the average vacationer.

When you’re on an assignment, you pay close attention to your surroundings. You get behind-the-scenes access. You interview lots of people.

After your trip, you sift through your notes and pictures. You consider things more closely, oftentimes discovering

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Fall Trips to Martha’s Vineyard

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Shoulder season on the island was practically made for socially distanced fall getaways. Here’s how to do it right.


A picture-perfect view of Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown. / Photo by Alison Shaw

It used to be that the Tuesday after Labor Day, you could almost hear a sigh escape from all corners of Martha’s Vineyard as the last of the summer crowds boarded their ferries home. With many seasonal homeowners extending their island stays because of the pandemic, this year has been a little different, but the relaxing pace of October on the Vineyard—warm days, cool nights, fewer people, and water still pleasant enough for taking a dip—is unchanging.

To soak it all up, head outdoors. No matter your home base, the TrailsMV app will steer you toward a hiking

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Chinese Hotel Giant Eyes Foreign Deals Amid Global Weakness

(Bloomberg) — China’s biggest hotel operator is looking to acquire foreign hospitality chains as the rapid recovery of the country’s domestic travel market puts it at an advantage to ailing global peers.

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While major hotel brands like Marriott International Inc. and Hilton Worldwide International Inc. remain hobbled by the halt in travel amid a resurgence of infections in Europe and the U.S., Shanghai-based Huazhu Group Ltd.’s business has bounced back to pre-pandemic levels. In the second quarter, Huazhu’s occupancy rate reached 69%, compared to Hilton’s 22% and Marriott’s 14%.

With the virus largely eradicated in China, business travel has recovered and domestic leisure tourism is growing, buoyed by consumers voyaging locally since overseas vacations are near-impossible due to the government’s virus containment measures. China is the only major economy projected to grow in 2020, albeit at a slower pace than before, and this divergence with the rest of

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Arena River Cruises announces launch date for new flagship

The good news continues for the river cruise recovery even while ocean-going sailing remains in limbo after Arena River Cruises announced a date for the launch of its much-anticipated new flagship, MS Arena.

The four-star ship, which was due to debut in April of this year before coronavirus scuppered the cruise line’s plans, will launch in April 2021.

Steve Goodenough, the managing director of Arena River Cruises, told The Telegraph: “Naturally we have been disappointed not to have been able to welcome passengers aboard MS Arena so far, as planned. 

“I was lucky enough to travel to Amsterdam earlier in the summer and see the result of all the refurbishment and redecoration work – the ship is looking great and it’s such a shame not to have been able to share it with anyone. 

“However, we are delighted to be looking ahead now to next year. We are

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Feds Ordered to Stop Detaining Immigrant Children in Hotels

A Hampton Inn is shown Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Phoenix. The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels before deporting them to their home countries. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show a private contractor hired by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is taking children to three Hampton Inns in Arizona and Texas under restrictive border policies implemented during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matt York)

LOS ANGELES (CN) — A federal judge has denied the Trump administration’s request to continue detaining unaccompanied immigrant children in hotels, finding the children are protected by a settlement governing their treatment in federal custody.

U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee called the Trump administration’s reasoning for continuing the private contractor-run program “bewildering” and said it fails to show how it protects immigrant children from contracting Covid-19.

“The public also has an interest in preventing the spread of Covid-19,

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Cruise Ships Can’t Sail. But the Behemoth Vessels Are Still a Draw.

Shannon Wright, a 45-year-old beautician, drove six hours with her family to Osmington Mills, a coastal hamlet in Dorset that offers some of the best views of the ships. “Nobody really knew how the virus worked at the beginning and now that they do I trust that they will take all the right measures,” she said.

While Ms. Wright and other ship sightseers have been part of a tourism wave welcomed by coastal communities, some local residents worry about the ships’ effect on the environment, especially in the seaside town of Weymouth where people have grown concerned about pollution, having noticed a new yellow smog in the atmosphere.

Unlike planes, which are switched off when they are not being used, cruise ships run auxiliary engines when moored out at sea, enabling power for the maintenance procedures and safety precautions in the event of bad weather.

“Most cruise ships operate on

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Family Car Cruise puts fundraising for WWII memorial into gear – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

Leon Dultmeier drove a “deuce two and a half ton” truck when he served in the U.S. Army from 1953-54.

“They hold about anything,” said Dultmeier, a member of Rolling Thunder Living History Foundation. “Food, ammo, troops, anything you could want or need in the army.”

Dultmeier said he hauled parts for the “Atomic Annie,” or the M65 atomic cannon. On Sunday, Dultmeier was not driving around parts for the artillery cannon; instead, he was in Gage Park at the first annual Family Car Cruise.

The cruise transformed the Gage Park war memorial into a showcase for old cars. Everything from 75-year old military vehicles to 1932 Ford Roadsters were on display.

Darlene Lillo, a volunteer who helped coordinate the Family Car Cruise, said the event is trying to raise money to build a World War II memorial in Gage Park. Lillo said they are about $5,000 away from raising

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