What’s the top hotel in Hawaii, according to new travel magazine poll? – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

Halekulani Corporation managed both Halepuna Waikiki and luxury resort Halekulani, which also earned a top spot on the list as #3 Hotel in Hawaii.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and, among hoteliers, considered the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Condé Nast Travelers says more than 600,000  readers submitted responses.

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Sports Authority of India agrees in principle, judokas to participate in Budapest- The New Indian Express

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CHENNAI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Saturday gave in-principle approval to Judo Federation of India’s (JFI’s) proposal to allow country’s judokas to participate in the Budapest Grand Slam scheduled from October 23 to 25.

However, only five judokas, who possess Schengen visa, will be able to participate as visa formalities for remaining nine are unlikely to complete in time because the Hungarian Embassy in the country is shut down at the moment due to the pandemic.

The five, who are expected to travel to the Hungarian capital to compete in their first international event since March, are Vijay Yadav (60kg), Jasleen Singh Saini (66kg), Avtar Singh (100kg), L Sushila Devi (48kg) and Tulika Maan (+100kg).

“We had a fruitful meeting with SAI today (Saturday). SAI DG Sandip Pradhan, in fact, wanted to send all 14 (seven male and as many female judokas) as named by

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Hockey India ensuring Covid-19 is not a setback for India’s Tokyo Olympic dream – other sports

After a brief break due to a series of nation-wide lockdowns, the Indian National Teams (both Men and Women) are back on their feet. It’s been over six weeks since they returned to normalcy with regular, uninterrupted daily schedules in their preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games. They live in a safe bio-secure environment in Sports Authority of India’s Bengaluru campus and will continue to remain in the National Coaching Camp until travel restrictions are lifted to tour and compete abroad.

I think this swift resumption of activities for the teams was largely possible due to the working relationship Hockey India shares with Sports Authority of India (SAI). When India went into a lockdown, Hockey India did not stop working. They used the virtual medium to engage with their state member units, continued with their ambitious Coaches Education Pathway courses through the virtual medium and also conducted online courses for

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Hotels filled up in Richmond area in 2019 with sports tourism events | Business News

The report’s findings underscore the integral role that sports tourism and conventions have played in the Richmond area, said Jack Berry, president and CEO of Richmond Region Tourism.

“2019 was another record year for the region thanks to a busy slate of sports tournaments, conventions and trade shows along with a thriving leisure travel market,” Berry said.

“As we look to the future, we know the health of our region’s economy depends on a strong travel economy,” Berry said. “The travel industry supports more small businesses in our region than any other major sector. Sports tourism, as well as meetings and conventions, are both vital parts of our travel industry.”

The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of many tourism events this spring, summer and into the fall including all but one weekend of The Jefferson Cup tournaments as well as other sporting events, notably NASCAR’s spring race, and conventions.


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Recaps (Final Round): Wins The 2021 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship – Full Recap – CBS Sports

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) Tyler McCumber was the only player to reach 8-under par Thursday in the Caribbean breeze until he dropped a shot on his 17th hole and fell into a four-way for the lead in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship.

Sepp Straka was the only one at 7-under 65 who kept a clean card. He was joined by Hudson Swafford, who made two tough par saves late in his round, and Scott Harrington, who made bogey on the second-easiest hole on the Corales course at Puntacana Resort and Club.

They were one shot clear of Xinjun Zhang and Joseph Bramlett, while former Southern California star Justin Suh got his season off to a happy start and was among those at 67.

Straka’s round was highlighted by a 5-wood to 5 feet for eagle on the par-5 fourth hole early in his round. He also was

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