The anti-Russian sentiment has spread around the USA and Europe in particular, and now is affecting the restaurant industry, with American chain food outlets such as McDonalds stopping trading in Russia, Burger King being an exception, it continuing to trade.
It was a surprise nevertheless when the World’s 50 Best compilers of Best Restaurants and Best Bars in the World announced that it would exclude Russian Restaurants and Bars from their 2022 evaluations. No other international restaurant lists have followed suit to date.
#grateful for a day with a difference, wearing different hats, loving each of them: PR poppie, advisor, mentor, guider, and mediator 💙; for the excitement of a leading journalist coming to dine at Zest with friends, to evaluate featuring us, loving their meal and the restaurant, holding thumbs now for the outcome 💙💙💙; for a hilarious story from the editor about me in my Restaurant reviewing Continue reading →
President Biden announced earlier this week by proclamation that the USA will lift its ban on travel into the USA from South Africa and its neighbouring countries from tomorrow, reports News24.
South Africa and its neighbours were banned by numerous countries after its scientists shared the detection of the new Omicron variant at the end of November.
The USA follows the UK, Australia, and a handful of other countries which have lifted their travel bans instituted against Southern Africa almost world-wide at the end of November. The European Union and Germany in particular are still holding back on lifting their travel bans.
Friday 26 November 2021, Day 57 of Level 1, #BlackFriday 😷
Corona Gratitude 🙏
#grateful for a day of extreme contrasts, waking up to the dreadful news of the UK putting us back on the Red List, with the rest of the world (or so it seems) banning flights from our country, the UK, Germany, and the USA bans hitting our tourism industry particularly hard, my clients and tourism players devastated today, but we’ve been through tough times before and we will survive; for a wonderful 7 hour continuous sleep, and then firing away with the work which needed to be done this morning; for the rain holding off when I was in town to attend a Brand talk hosted by Tania Olivier, meeting such lovely marketing girls sitting next to me, exchanging restaurant news, especially about Continue reading →