Mauritius Hotel Group Seeks $151 Million Funding, L’Express Says

(Bloomberg) — New Mauritius Hotels Ltd., the Indian Ocean island nation’s biggest tourism operator, has tapped a central bank subsidiary for 6 billion rupees ($151 million) in financing as the company struggles with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, L’Express reported, without saying where it got the information.


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The funds, to be raised through the sale of secured bonds, will help the hotel group meet its financial commitments, the Port Louis-based newspaper said. The company didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.

The Mauritius Investment Corp. was set up by the central bank to assist systemically large, important and viable local companies that are in distress as a result of the pandemic and that pose a threat to financial stability. As much as $2 billion, drawn from the country’s international reserves, will be made available to the MIC, according to the Bank of Mauritius website.

So far, two

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Trump Moved Millions From Jointly Owned Hotel To Campaign Tax-Free, Times’ Tax Documents Suggest


  • Tax documents from the New York Times suggest that Trump transferred money from a hotel jointly owned by Phil Ruffin to fund his campaign, marking them as a business expense
  • Ruffin and Trump are longtime friends, supporting each others’ businesses, social events, and campaigns
  • Ruffin has headlined an effort to secure help from the government to construct a high-speed rail that would connect the Las Vegas casinos he and Trump own and Los Angeles, and effort that found renewed success under Trump’s administration

New revelations from the New York Times’ trove of Trump tax documents allege that Donald Trump funneled $21 million from a joint-hotel venture to businesses he alone owned. The windfall came at a time when the Trump presidential campaign was struggling financially. 

Trump had pledged to fund the campaign himself to prove his independence from wealthy donors, but his floundering businesses made that a difficult

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Why was Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ fame living in San Antonio when he was captured?

The movie Hotel Rwanda has a happy ending, with the protagonist, Paul Rusesabagina, adopting two of his sister-in-law’s daughters, symbolically and literally helping the nation’s next generation rise from the ashes.

It may require pressure from U.S. and Texas officials to make sure the real-life story doesn’t have a tragic ending.

The man known to the world as one of Rwanda’s saviors is now in need of salvation. Rusesabagina was snatched from his life in the U.S. and thrown into a Rwandan prison, allegedly by the forces of Rwandan President Paul Kagame. His crime appears to be supporting Kagame’s political opponents and publicly criticizing the president.

Rusesabagina’s arrest and alleged abduction was an affront to everyone in the Lone Star State. It’s an affront because Texas has one of the world’s largest Rwandan refugee communities and because, in addition to being a Rwandan hero and a Belgian citizen, Rusesabagina is

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Housing Forward checks into Oak Park hotel | Articles | News

Housing Forward has made a major stride in its battle to upend homelessness by entering into a year-long lease with the Write Inn. Housing Forward, which works to transition people experiencing homelessness into stable housing, will use the hotel to house clients in its interim housing program.

“We’re super excited,” said Lynda Schueler, Housing Forward executive director. “This is a game-changer for us.” 

The interim housing program provides temporary housing for clients until a permanent residence becomes available. The 65-room hotel will not act as an emergency shelter. Housing Forward will use it strictly for interim housing. The individuals who will soon move into the Write Inn have already been screened and approved by Housing Forward for permanent housing. 

“We want to make sure that homelessness is rare and brief and short-term,” said Schueler. 

Once permanent apartments become available, the individuals will move out of Write Inn and other approved

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Three arrests made in shooting on Las Vegas Strip near Paris hotel | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Las Vegas police arrested three suspects in a shooting earlier this month in front of the Paris hotel and casino. 

About 2 a.m. on September 19, police and emergency personnel responded to the sidewalk in front of the Paris Hotel. There, they found a man and woman both injured from gunfire.

They were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Detectives said the shooting happened after a fight between two groups of people. “Multiple” people were taken into custody, police said, including the suspected shooter. 

According to their arrest reports, the suspects were identified as Anthony Wade, Derrion Cox and Jalondon Parker. Police said at the time, the victim was walking with his uncle on the Las Vegas Strip. 

The victim was carrying a boombox and bumped into the crowd and ignored them, as did his uncle, police said. He stopped to confront the

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Cincinnati man killed at Indiana hotel, 2 suspects wanted

a person posing for the camera: Demontre Conley, Talisha Tompkins

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Demontre Conley, Talisha Tompkins

GREENDALE, Ind. (FOX19) – Authorities are looking for two suspects wanted in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Cincinnati man at a hotel in Greendale, Indiana, Prosecutor Lynn Deddens said.

Police are looking for 19-year-old Demontre Conley and 21-year-old Talisha Tompkins, both from Cincinnati.

Deddens said Dearborn County dispatch received a call of gunshots fired at Riverside Inn around 8:45 p.m. Saturday. When police responded no one reported hearing any gunshots.

Around 10:15 p.m., Greendale police received a call from a Cincinnati police officer who said a citizen wanted to report that a person had been shot at the Riverside Inn in a room registered under the name of Talisha.

According to Deddens, an officer went back to the hotel and learned that Tompkins had rented a room. He found the door ajar and saw 19-year-old David Bush-Reynolds on the floor

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Why Hotels Are Perfect for Holidays

Hotels are the only place created with the sole purpose and mission of offering their guests an unforgettable experience and making sure they feel so good as to want to return when possible. The reasons they are the perfect venue to add to the comfort and fun of your holidays are considered below.

1.  Hotels rooms are geared to provide a pleasant stay

Hotels are equipped with large and comfortable beds with amazing bedspreads that are taken care of by the hotel workers and bathrooms that are clean and shiny. The room is adorned with well-placed art that improves the décor and overall feel of the room. Things that could get dirty and need cleaning or maintenance is taken care of by the hotel staff throughout your stay in the hotel. A hotel room is made to accommodate you in the best way possible and spare you from things that … Read More

New owners for hotel known for ghostly encounters

A Brighton couple is restoring, updating historic landmark on the road to a full reopening

Julie Sherwood
| MPNnow


NAPLES — A Brighton couple is breathing new life into the historic Naples Hotel — the 1895-built landmark known for its ghostly encounters and hosting prominent figures such as the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.

Tom and Destiny Salviski bought the hotel in April and, after a setback time-wise due to the constraints of COVID-19, are now renting rooms to overnight guests as they continue updating and restoring features of the Victorian-era hotel.

“We are very excited to be in Naples,” said Tom last Saturday from the hotel porch, which Destiny spruced up with planters of fall flowers and their youngest son, Rider, 3, ran from one end to the

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Marc Vetri opens Osteria Fiorella in Las Vegas

Philadelphia restaurateur Marc Vetri has expanded his food ventures in Las Vegas by opening a restaurant similar to Fiorella in South Philly’s Italian Market.

Osteria Fiorella launched in July as a pop-up inside the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Sin City’s Summerlin neighborhood. Now, it’s there on a permanent basis, with dinner service beginning Monday. 

The restaurant takes the concept of Vetri’s hit pasta bar, which took over an historic Bella Vista butcher shop operated by the Fiorella family for more than a century. Vetri incorporated some of the business’s history, food and an antique 118-year-old cash register into the new restaurant, which opened in February.

Osteria Fiorella brings the Fiorella family’s beloved fennel sausage and Vetri’s homemade pasta dishes to Nevada.

This is not the first time Vetri has taken his Philly concepts to Vegas. He brought an extension of Vetri Cucina to the Palms Casino Resort

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Las Vegas haunted houses Asylum, Hotel Fear to open Oct. 1 with COVID-19 protocol | More

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Longtime Las Vegas haunted house attractions Asylum and Hotel Fear will return to the Meadows Mall for its twenty-second year this fall with new COVID-19 measures in place.

According to a release sent Tuesday, guests will be welcomed back Oct. 1. with an “online timed ticketing system” used to limit occupancy and promote social distancing. The new ticketing system assigns patrons a time slot to return for entry with a group of 4-6 people. Guests will be notified via text message when a time slot has arrived and haunt operators require everyone to remain in their cars or off property until that appointment. Temperatures will be taken prior to entry and masks are required.

“We have limited the number of people so only people with tickets for a specific time slot are on the property at any given time,” the release stated. “The haunt is the

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