Beyoncé, a $100k-a-night suite and a red carpet of influencers: Dubai basks in its booming economy – CNBC

Beyoncé performs on stage headlining the Grand Reveal of Dubai’s newest luxury hotel, Atlantis The Royal on January 21, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Mason Poole/parkwood Media | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty ImagesDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It was the talk of the town. Of the entire country, really — and then some.Beyoncé was performing her first live concert in more than four years at a private event for the opening of Atlantis The Royal, a $1.4 billion luxury hotel and res…….

Live And Work In Europe: More Countries, Including Portugal, Offering Trendy Digital Nomad Visas – Forbes

More countries in Europe are offering digital nomad visas in an effort to boost their economies.gettyThe digital nomad visas are becoming the answer for those who, post-Covid pandemic, want to keep doing their jobs remotely, preferably from abroad and particularly from Europe.

Across the continent, from those with longer-standing programs such as Croatia and Estonia to newcomers including Spain and Portugal, countries are recognizing the potential of prospective new residents as one way to co…….

Meet the people who ‘house sit’ your second homes – Utah Business – Utah Business

Editors Note: A TrustedHousesitters policy states it is the responsibility of the house sitter to ensure it is legal to enter a country and house sit abroad. “We would advise that you check any relevant travel bureaus and authorities, as you would when arranging any other trips abroad,” the site reads, which may include obtaining a work visa. There may also be tax implications for digital nomads who work outside of their home state. Consult a tax professional to ensure compliance with local…….

Digital Nomad Lifestyle: All Pros and Cons to Keep in Mind – Nomad Capitalist

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Remote workers descend on Mexico City and housing prices surge – The Japan Times

MEXICO CITY – Karina Franco’s ornate Art Deco building in the historic center of Mexico City has long been the heart of a downtown lifestyle, housing families of artists and activists and supporting an ecosystem of street vendors.
But as the pandemic upended office norms, a wave of remote workers from around the world descended on Mexico City, the country’s capital. The flow of foreigners has yet to slow down, causing housing costs to rise, displacing residents and upending the f…….

Why More Countries Are Banning Foreigners From Buying Real Estate – Worldcrunch

PARIS — It’s easy to forget that soon after the outbreak of COVID-19, many real estate experts were forecasting that housing prices could face a once-in-generation drop. The logic was that a shrinking pandemic economy would combine with people moving out of cities to push costs down in a lasting way. Ultimately, in most places, the opposite has happened. Home prices in the U.S., Canada, Britain, Germany, Australia and New Zealand rose between 25% and 50% since the outbreak of COVID-19.This e…….

More Countries Seek Digital Nomads Who’ll Be Invested in Local Communities – Skift Travel News

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Can nomad visas change the storytelling about beach and party destinations enough to attract long-term and culturally respectful visitors? We are about to find out.

Paula Krizanovic, Skift

Dozens of destinations worldwide are targeting members of the burgeoning digital nomad market with perks such as payments to relocate and exemptions from local income taxes.

But governments view appealing to these workers as more than just a way to increase…….

How Travel Trends Are Impacting Destination Events – Skift Meetings

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The twists and turns of the global travel industry’s recovery continue to impact how event destinations are selected. Some effects are obvious, others not so much.

Miguel Neves

Challenges to the travel industry are nothing new. However, the past three years have been unlike anything that came before and hopefully after. The global travel industry connects with hospitality and events in many ways, and their recovery goes hand in…….

These Cities Around The Globe Are Ideal For Digital Nomads – Forbes

Lisbon, Portugal is one of the best cities around the globe for digital nomadsCorbis via Getty ImagesJust a few years ago, the ability to work remotely from anywhere in the world was a dream scenario for most Americans. Now for many, it’s the status quo — making the questions of which cities around the globe are best for digital nomads a hot topic.

Maybe you’re self-employed and have the flexibility to work from anywhere. Perhaps your company is granting employees the ability to work fro…….

Unruly “Karen” Wishes Death On Passengers While Being Booted From Spirit Flight – Yahoo News

An unnamed woman dubbed “Karen” got a little too spirited on a Spirit Airlines flight, resulting in her being removed by officials.The incident was recorded and posted to TikTok by user yutaka021. The caption reads, “Karen says, ‘I hope y’all crash and die!’ on #spiritairlines and pilot goes after her. And now there’s a four hour delay!”“Miss ma’am bouta be on the FBI no fly list,” wrote one shocked TikTok user.However, the woman was asked to leave before she issued the thr…….