Category: Asia

After Lavish Nights of Clubbing in Bangkok, a Covid Outbreak

BANGKOK — When the V.V.I.P. customers disembarked from their limousines at the Krystal Exclusive Club in Bangkok, young women in tiaras, angel wings and not much else sometimes greeted them. The V.V.I.P. clientele were whisked to the V.V.I.P. rooms, with their padded walls and plush sofas. Thai government bigwigs partied at Krystal — one of its mottos is “the luxury entertainment of night light” — as did diplomats, army officers…

Global Traveler Announces 18th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards

YARDLEY, Pa., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The results are in! For the 18th consecutive year, Global Traveler conducted its GT Tested Reader Survey, asking frequent luxury travelers to name the best in a variety of travel-related categories. More than 22,000 people responded. Global Traveler’s inaugural awards were celebrated in 2004. The survey honors airlines, hotels, loyalty programs and travel-related products in more than 80 categories. GT’s distinguished readers vote…

After Lavish Nights of Clubbing in Bangkok, a Covid Outbreak

BANGKOK — When the V.V.I.P. customers disembarked from their limousines at the Krystal Exclusive Club in Bangkok, young women in tiaras, angel wings and not much else sometimes greeted them. The V.V.I.P. clientele were whisked to the V.V.I.P. rooms, with their padded walls and plush sofas. Thai government bigwigs partied at Krystal — one of its mottos is “the luxury entertainment of night light” — as did diplomats, army officers…

Washington DC Weekday Events: See Whats Happening In The Area – Patch.com

Washington DC Weekday Events: See Whats Happening In The Area  Patch.com…

Washington DC Weekday Events: See What’s Happening In The Area

WASHINGTON DC, DC — Looking to go on a family outing? Hoping to spend a night out with friends? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from throughout Washington DC. Here are some events taking place in town this week. Have an event you would like to see it in the next roundup? You can add it to the calendar using this form. You can also spread the…

Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

Israel was downgraded from Tier 1 to Tier 2 in a report on human trafficking released by the US State Department on Thursday. According to the report, the decision was made since Israel did not “meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so.” “The government [of Israel] maintained woefully inadequate efforts to prevent human trafficking and government policies towards foreign workers…

Are strip clubs allowed to open during the pandemic? Sort of, but not really

Last weekend’s stabbing of Padres outfielder Tommy Pham outside a Midway District strip club has raised questions about whether the clubs are allowed to operate during the pandemic. The answer, it turns out, is a little complicated. From a regulatory standpoint, strip clubs can be considered three different types of businesses depending on how they operate. Clubs can be live entertainment venues, bars, and/or restaurants. Under the current state and…

Shakti Kapoor returns as ‘Crime Master Gogo’ in Disney+ Hotstar’s new campaign – ET BrandEquity

Actors Shraddha Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor also feature as a part of the campaign Disney+ Hotstar has launched their latest TVC, showcasing the popularity of the blockbuster direct-to-digital movies released under Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex. The film features actor Shakti Kapoor, returning as Crime Master Gogo. The actor shares the screen with his daughter and actor Shraddha Kapoor. Also welcoming him back is actor Karisma Kapoor from the film ‘Andaz Apna…

Thai cops bust ‘virtual’ strip club with sex workers selling online drinks to tourists stuck at home during the pandemic

Thai cops busted a virtual strip club with sex workers selling online drinks to tourists stuck at home during the pandemic The semi-clad women used to make hundreds of pounds a night in tips working in the country’s notorious ‘Sin City’ sex capital resort of Pattaya. However, the spread of Covid-19 cases, which started last March, has obliterated tourism and government health restrictions have forced the seedy bars to close.…

Phuket’s bars and beaches deserted as coronavirus batters Thai tourism – South China Morning Post

Phuket’s bars and beaches deserted as coronavirus batters Thai tourism  South China Morning Post…

Diet Paratha Is Bringing the Heat, One South Asian Star at a Time

To most people, it’s no surprise that South Asian representation within the creative industries is severely lacking, or even non-existent. Overlooked and oftentimes forgotten, South Asian talent had not been given the platform it deserves — until one New Zealander came along and challenged the status quo. Diet Paratha (no, not Diet Prada, but yes, the inspiration does derive from here), is the burgeoning Instagram account that showcases and celebrates…

Wireless In Flight Entertainment Market Outlook, Growth by Top Company, Region, Application, Driver, Trends & Forecasts : Gogo Inc. Bluebox Avionics Ltd Inflight Dublin Ltd – The Manomet Current

Polaris Market Research released the latest research report on the Wireless In Flight Entertainment Market. The report provides a detailed assessment of the market by highlighting different aspects of information, including market size, share, CAGR value, driving factors, restrictions, opportunities and threats. This information can help stakeholders make appropriate decisions before investing. This report is a compilation of comprehensive research on all aspects of the Wireless In Flight Entertainment market.…