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Related Skyscanner Travel Podcast we are now reco

first_img RelatedSkyscanner Travel Podcast: we are now recording!Behind the scenes of the Skyscanner Travel PodcastLife at Skyscanner Singapore: listening to the localsSkyscanner may have been born in Scotland, but it’s long since spread across the seas. Sam Baldwin reports from our Singapore office…11 ways to work abroad: Skyscanner travel podcast #05From busking to ‘WWOOFing’, we explore 11 ways to make money abroad in the new edition of the cult Skyscanner travel podcast. In this special episode, recorded in Skyscanner’s Singapore office, host Sam Baldwin is reunited with original Skyscanner podcaster Sam Poullain (now based in Singapore) and we also invite special guest Dave Boyte (Market Manager Australia and NZ) to give his antipodean angle on travelling around South East Asia.We discuss everything you need to know about travelling in this fantastic part of the world, from visa requirements, to the best ways to get around, how to avoid typical scams and what to bring. We also feature Skyscanner Design chief, James Ferguson, who reveals a Holiday Hell experience on the high seas.Note: this podcast was recorded from a single microphone in our Singapore office (which isn’t always very quiet) so please excuse the occaisional less-than-perfect sound quality.To listen, just press play below, or download it to listen later. All Skyscanner podcasts are also available free on iTunes. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F98246641ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more

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Prepared by UPF Congo Brazzaville For the realizat

first_imgPrepared by UPF Congo BrazzavilleFor the realization of victorious Vision 2020 Vision, UPF Congo Brazzaville organized a seminar for the Ambassadors for peace in Pointe-Noire City on April, 28 2018. It was an opportunity to award some of our new guests as new Ambassadors for Peace. We had 200 participants and among them we had 180 new guests and which including 20 ambassadors for Peace.The welcoming message was given by the UPF Pointe-Noire Chairman S.E Victor Matondo. After that General Secretary of UPF Pointe-Noire Mr Augustin Zodji, gave a lecture about the 5 Universals Principles of UPF.During this event 3 guests (two parliamentary and one pastor) were nominated as Ambassadors for Peace.Our National Leader of FFWPU-CONGO Rev. NDIELLE Norbert, gave a special lecture on the significance of Blessing of marriage by our beloved True Parents. After the lecture, participants joined a blessing of marriage by True Parents and our National leader officiated the Blessing Ceremony.last_img read more

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Holiday 2018 Spending Could Reach 1 Trillion Heres Other EyePopping Numbers You

first_img Smartphone shoppers Cardless payments About your youngest customers A squad of Benjamins Add to Queue Free shipping is a must Consumers plan to spend an average of $1,007 on candy, decorations and gifts and purchases for their families, according to NRF. That further breaks down into $638 for presents for friends, family and colleagues, $215 for non-gift holidays buys including decorations and $155 on non-gift items for themselves and their families. Entrepreneur Staff Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture. November 7, 2018 Last-minute shopping Bring on the holiday cheer because it’s officially peak retail season. Case in point, starting Nov. 5 for the holiday season, all Amazon and Target customers can get free two-day shipping no matter the amount they spend. And consumers will spend, according to recent study from market research firm eMarketer that predicts retail sales in the U.S. will reach an eye-popping $1.002 trillion during the period from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31.Below you’ll find statistics on how consumers will shop this season — and how much they will spend — to help get you ready for the main event. Increased spending Ninety-one percent of consumers said that they will shop in stores while 84 percent said they will shop online. Seventy-five percent reported that they will shop both in stores and online. This third category will apparently spend $1,379 on average, more than those who plan to shop solely online — $1,075 — or solely in brick-and-mortar stores — $742. Do you offer gift cards? Ecommerce sales are on track to see a 17 to 22 percent increase in 2018 compared with 16.6 percent last year, with Deloitte predicting that those sales will reach anywhere from $128 billion to $134 billion during the holiday season. According to PwC, 30 percent of customers reported planning to use smart payment methods in stores, 24 percent by smartphone and 16 percent with a wearable device. The holiday season already started The credit card is still the reliable payment method, with almost 75 percent of consumers reporting to PwC that they will use credit cards to pay for holiday shopping. Particularly for consumers 65 and older, 40 percent said they will use their credit cards to pay for all of their holiday shopping. On Christmas Eve, Salesforce predicts that consumers will use their mobile phones for 72 percent of visits and 54 percent of orders. The company also predicts that 35 percent of all revenue will be driven by clicks from AI-based product recommendations. Holidays Holiday 2018 Spending Could Reach $1 Trillion. Here’s Other Eye-Popping Numbers You Need to Know. 2019 Entrepreneur 360 List Visa or Mastercard? According to PwC’s 2018 Holiday Outlook, consumers said that they plan to spend an average of $1,250 this holiday season on gifts, travel and entertainment, up 5 percent from 2017. Eighty-four percent of consumers will spend the same or more than they did last year. Nina Zipkin Get those ecommerce shops ready NRF predicts that retailers will hire between 585,000 and 650,000 temporary workers to staff up for the holiday season, up from 582,500 in 2017. Economic boom Image credit: Eva-Katalin | Getty Images Ecommerce versus in-store Ninety-four percent of consumers said they were planning to take advantage of free shipping, 50 percent will opt to pick it up in store and 16 percent plan to use expedited shipping. Salesforce predicts that mobile devices will be responsible for 68 percent of holiday shopping traffic and 46 percent of orders. Forty percent of holiday shopping will take place during Cyber Week. Unsurprisingly, of the consumers ages 17 to 22 polled by PwC who plan to do all their shopping online, 50 percent said they will shop with their smartphone, 39 percent will utilize buy buttons on social platforms and 35 percent will utilize shoppable images. –shares When asked what gifts they would want to receive, 60 percent said they wanted a gift card, 53 percent said they wanted clothes, 37 percent said they wanted books and other media, 29 percent wanted electronic gadgets and accessories and 23 percent wanted home furnishings. Holiday workers On sale The only list that measures privately-held company performance across multiple dimensions—not just revenue. 4 min read Four in 10 people started their holiday shopping on Nov. 1, according to the NRF. Seventy-one percent of those polled said they are going to use a smartphone to buy presents. Eighteen percent said that they are way ahead of the curve and started holiday shopping back in September. When it came to deciding where they wanted to shop, 71 percent said that sales and discounts was the most important factor in their choice, followed by 60 percent focusing on quality and 60 percent focusing on selection. Next Article The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that holiday spending, not including automobiles, gas and restaurants, will total anywhere from $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion. Apply Now »last_img read more