Royal Caribbean acquires Silversea

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppRoyal just became more luxurious On Thursday, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced its purchase of privately-owned Silversea Cruises. The deal is worth roughly $2 billion and will give Royal Caribbean a 66.7% stake in Silversea. Royal has stated that it will finance the acquisition through debt. Additionally, Silversea Chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidiowill acquire 470,000 shares of Royal (RCL), which has a total value of $53 million as of Friday. Indeed, after the announcement on Thursday, Royal’s stock price jumped 5%. The deal will give Royal Caribbean…

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Anthony Bourdain Brings More Attention to Mental Illness.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppTragedy struck again this week when Anthony Bourdain was found dead, at 61, Friday morning in France. Bourdain, famously known as a celebrity chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, committed suicide. Eric Ripert, another chef, found Bourdain in his hotel room unresponsive. The prosecutor of Colmar, Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel, stated, “At this stage, we have no reason to suspect foul play,” after ruling his death as a suicide by hanging. Many are shocked and grieving over the loss of Bourdain. This is…

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThis Friday world-renowned chef and writer Anthony Bourdain, 61, passed away in a French hotel. His cause of death was suicide. Bourdain was working in France on a new episode for his critically acclaimed TV show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Many of his friends and fans, including President Donald Trump and former president Barack Obama, have spoken about their interactions with Bourdain and how he influenced their lives. Trump said he enjoyed Bourdain’s show and that Bourdain was quite a character. Meanwhile, Obama exactly made…

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Uber is Working on A.I. that can Identify Drunk Passengers

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppUber has applied to patent A.I. that can identify drunk passengers. This technology could create better, more comfortable situations for its customers and its drivers. This is very relevant because at least 103 Uber drivers in the United States in the past four years have been accused of sexually assaulting or abusing their passengers. Many reports involve passengers who were drunk or consumed alcohol before they got inside the Uber, according to CNN. This artificial intelligence paired with more intensive background checks by Uber could…

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Here Are The Best Events To Celebrate Pride Month on the East Coast

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppIt’s Pride month! Every June pride events are held around the world to celebrate the LGBTQ community. The international celebration was created in honor of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan that catapulted gay rights into the public eye. Pride month recognizes and celebrates past and current LGBTQ rights activists. Through parades, picnics, parties, concerts, workshops and public events, the LGBT community and its supporters celebrate standing up for who you and the rights that you deserve. Thousands of people across the world are once…

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