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Beer Lovers Holiday Guide

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/in1BavIM62o With the holiday season right around the corner, many of us are already in planning mode. Need some ideas for elevating your holiday entertaining and gifting? Recently, Sam Calagione, craft beer visionary and Dogfish Head founder, completed a satellite media tour to help fill your bar cart with innovative flavors that suit the season. He shared everything viewers and listeners need to enjoy an “off-centered” holiday – from elevating your cocktail game to beer and cheese pairing ideas, to unique gifts for the beer lovers on your list. As one of the first modern breweries to use exotic culinary ingredients and flavors, Dogfish Head has successfully brewed with just about everything – lobster, raisins, oat milk, black limes, scrapple, syrup, bone broth, and even snails. Here are some of Sam’s favorite beer products for this holiday season: Canned Cocktails: Launched in 2021, Dogfish Head used its 20+ years of distilling experience to create a line of delicious, spirits-based, ready to drink canned cocktails - scratch-made with two full-proof shots of Dogfish Head Distilling Co. spirits in each can and featuring real culinary ingredients. Bright and citrusy Blood Orange & Mango Vodka Crush and Lemon & Lime Gin Crush Light, refreshing and berry-delicious Strawberry & Honeyberry Vodka Lemonade and Blueberry Shrub Vodka Soda. The Bar Cart Variety Pack offers all the flavors in one place for your holiday hosting needs or if you can’t decide on just one. Dogfish Head x Cabot Creamery Collaboration: Many folks think of pairing cheese with wine, but beer and cheese pairings can be just as complex and delicious and is a great, new way to wow guests at holiday gatherings or parties. In August, Dogfish Head announced their collaboration with Cabot Creamery to brew The Perfect Pairing, a hazy pale ale scientifically engineered to be ‘the perfect pairing’ for sharp cheddar cheese, specifically Cabot’s Seriously Sharp Cheddar cheese. Clocking in at 5.5% ABV, The Perfect Pairing is unfiltered and hop-forward with juicy, citrusy notes of grapefruit and pineapple. It can be found in Dogfish Head’s Off-Centered Party Pack, which includes three other popular beers and a QR code that gives you the perfect cheese pairings for each beer - a complete holiday party spread in one package. Wake Up World Wide Stout: In September, Dogfish Head launched a new, breakfast-themed iteration of the brewery’s fan-favorite World Wide Stout, lovingly dubbed Wake Up World Wide Stout. Robust, sweet and warming, Wake Up World Wide Stout is a jet-black beer with deliciously balanced notes of espresso, sweet maple, roasted cacao and smoked honey for an “out-of-this-world” flavor profile. Clocking in at 15-17% ABV, it is brewed with regeneratively grown malts from Epiphany Malting, organic maple syrup from New Leaf Tree Syrups, oat milk from Elmhurst and organic coffee beans from Rise Up Coffee Roasters. As of mid-September, Wake Up World Wide Stout is available for purchase coast-to-coast in 4pk/12oz bottles, where legal. Crimson Cru: Just launched in October, Crimson Cru is the culmination of more than 225 years of collective brewing experience, thanks to a special and unique collaboration with Belgium’s Browerji Rodenbach. As part of Dogfish Head’s 2022 Off-Centered Art Series, this brew makes for a great holiday gift (no wrapping needed!) as it features bold packaging design and artwork from both breweries’ logos. Deep copper in color, Crimson Cru begins with Rodenbach’s world-renowned Grand Cru, a Flemish red-brown ale aged in oak casks, that made the overseas trek from Belgium to Delaware via tanker ship. After its cross-Atlantic journey, Rodenbach’s Grand Cru was artfully blended with an off-centered, 7.1% abv red ale infused with sumac and sweet orange peel that was then dry-hopped with Hallertau Blanc hops. The resulting beer is full-bodied and slightly warming with aromas of candied citrus, cherry, caramel and toffee, complemented by malty flavors of stewed fruits, plum, cherry, dried citrus and toffee. To find out more about these products and learn more about Dogfish Head, go to Dogfish.com About Sam Calagione: Sam Calagione has been focused on brewing beers with culinary ingredients since 1995, when Dogfish Head first opened as the smallest craft brewery in America. Today, Dogfish has grown into a 400+ person company and is one of the most recognized breweries in the country. Dogfish Head is based in Delaware with Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, an off-centered brewpub and distillery, Chesapeake & Maine, a geographically enamored seafood restaurant, Dogfish Inn, a harbor-front beer-themed motel and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, a production brewery and distillery featuring a Tasting Room & Kitchen. Dogfish currently sells beer across the US and Dogfish Head Distilling Co. spirits in the mid-Atlantic region. In July 2019, Dogfish Head proudly merged with the Boston Beer Company. Sam’s innovative style and collaborative spirit has earned him a reputation as one of the industry’s most adventurous entrepreneurs and brewers. Sam has authored four books and was named the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional in 2017. Sam, his wife and co-founder Mariah and their family reside in coastal Delaware Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 17, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Uno Pizzeria and Grill Braces for Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Weekend

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Uno Pizzeria and Grill, the iconic pizza chain, is preparing its restaurants for a major volume weekend around the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Many current social and economic factors are playing into the company’s optimistic outlook. For starters, Thanksgiving weekend historically lends itself to increased pizza take-out demand due to the focus on the celebratory and family-focused weekend of food. “While people are preparing and cooking for a family feast on Thanksgiving, they typically do not want to nor have time to prepare for other meals during the holiday weekend. Pizza is a perfect sharable food that plays into family and friends getting together”, stated Erik Frederick, CEO of Uno Pizzeria and Grill. “On the topic of family and friends getting together, Friendsgiving has become a bigger and bigger occasion over the last decade”, continued Frederick. The concept of Friendsgiving is friends getting together because they have returned home or they have extra free time around the holiday. These get-togethers usually revolve around food and typically involve a “pot luck” meal where each person brings their own dish to contribute. Again, the sharable nature and universal appeal of pizza make it a perfect food to bring to such a gathering. It has become a staple of Friendsgiving celebrations over the last couple of years. This year will be no different. But the biggest factor for the increased popularity of pizza is quite simply the economic environment in 2023. The inherent value of pizza makes it an attractive offering considering the economic conditions in the country this year. Prices of turkey and other Thanksgiving staples are soaring and availability is an added issue. Multiple trade magazines are reporting that many consumers, especially younger ones, are more value-conscious than ever. Bloomberg News states in its recent article titled “Inflation is Making Pizza More Appealing this Thanksgiving”, that in a recent survey “one in five Americans doubted whether they would have enough money to cover the cost of Thanksgiving this year” and that younger consumers would be “opting for meals of soup, salad and pizza”. Frederick added, “First of all, you know who loves pizza – everyone. So you can please everybody by ordering pizza. Secondly, as prices soar on all consumer goods, pizza remains a tremendous value to feed multiple people at a lower cost. We will be ready to feed the masses this coming Thanksgiving weekend whether it is with our legendary pizza, tasty wings and appetizers or other great menu items”. Who knows, maybe next year Uno Pizzeria and Grill will unveil the Thanksgiving dinner pizza with all the fixins’!! About UNO Pizzeria & Grill Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation includes approximately 80 company-owned and franchised UNO Pizzeria & Grill restaurants located in 18 states, and the District of Columbia, India, and Saudi Arabia. UNO is all about connecting people over pizza – from its famous Chicago Deep Dish, which UNO invented in 1943, to its Chicago Thin Crust, to its gluten-free and vegan pizzas. The Company also operates Uno Foods, a consumer packaged-foods business which supplies supermarkets, airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, and schools, with both frozen and refrigerated UNO branded products. For more information, visit www.unos.com. Contact Details Chris Dellamarggio +1 339-613-7641 cdellamarggio@unos.com Company Website https://www.unos.com/

November 16, 2022 11:16 AM Eastern Standard Time

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How To Win At Holiday Hosting: Everything You Need to Know When Hosting Family & Friends

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/DmvrRaRjo4E November officially ushers in the holiday season, bringing with it the hustle and bustle we’ve been missing the past couple of years. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Mia Syn says there are a few easy ways to win at hosting while setting the scene for all the fun, food, and festivities. PLAN THE MENU AHEAD OF TIME: This holiday season is expected to be as “back to normal” as possible after more than two years of restrictions. For those taking on the role of hosting, Syn admits it could be a little nerve-racking, “That’s why I recommend planning the menu ahead of time, including main dishes, drinks, desserts, and the overall presentation.” The Registered Dietician Nutritionist suggests kicking things off with an overflowing charcuterie board filled with a mixture of colors, textures, and flavors, including a variety of cheeses, meats, and lots of veggies. Syn says to make sure to include almonds, adding, “Look for flavors that will surprise your guests, but also help add a seasonal taste.” This year, Blue Diamond Almonds released its first-ever limited-time offer holiday flavored almonds. “They’re perfect for a seasonal charcuterie board or sharing as a gift or stocking stuffer. Your family will love the Blue Diamond Snickerdoodle Flavored Almonds. They have the delicious taste of a seasonal cinnamon sugar cookie… so good! And one of my favorites is the Peppermint Cocoa Flavored Almonds with a delicious chocolatey flavor and hint of peppermint.” These products are available at grocery stores nationwide and Amazon.com. Consumers can also use Blue Diamond’s product locator tool to find a nearby store. https://www.bluediamond.com/naughty-and-nice Facebook: www.facebook.com/BlueDiamondAlmonds/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/BlueDiamond Twitter: www.twitter.com/BlueDiamond DESSERTS WITH ADDED BENEFITS: A menu would not be complete without dessert. It may be a surprise, but Syn is a self-proclaimed “desserts girl,” saying, “I’m always about the desserts and this year I have a couple originals that are on the healthy side and taste fantastic!” She recommends a classic with a twist, blondies. “Believe it or not, my version is made with beans,” says Syn. The registered dietician nutritionist admits it may seem odd at first, but, “When cooked and rinsed well, beans can add moisture and fudginess to baked goods like brownies and blondies while cutting back on the amount of fat and flour needed. Not only that, but beans add nutrients such as plant protein, B vitamins, and fiber, making this a dessert with benefits.” Another option are Syn’s banana-sweetened chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. They’re made with a ripe banana mash, creamy peanut butter, quick oats, pure vanilla and dark chocolate chips. “There is also another surprise, these treats are made without flour, eggs, or added sugar,” says Syn. STOP DOING DISHES: Syn admits the menu building and preparation could be fun, but the cleanup is often taxing and takes up a lot of time. That’s why she suggests eliminating the time suckers, which includes washing dishes and loading the dishwasher. “We all know it takes time away from what’s really important. This time of year is so busy and should be spent on special traditions, making new memories, and being with the ones you love.” The Chinet® brand is focused on making cleanup easier so families can spend more time together. She says these products are made for exactly what’s on your menu, like a traditional honey-glazed turkey, or an old-fashioned ham with brown sugar and mustard glaze. For a more upscale affair, Syn suggests using the Chinet Crystal® products, which add a fancy touch to meals, perfect for a beef tenderloin, seared duck, or lamb with garlic and rosemary,” adding, “The crystal cups are great for that pre-dinner toast!” Most importantly, when partygoers are done eating dinner or dessert, Syn says, “Just toss the dishes and have all that extra time for family fun.” For more information, visit mychinet.com. Facebook: Facebook.com/mychinet Instagram: Instagram.com/mychinet Twitter: Twitter.com/mychinet Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 16, 2022 10:05 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Arey Closes Oversubscribed $4.15 Million Seed Fund Round

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Arey, an e-commerce business poised to disrupt the hair care industry, is pleased to announce that it has closed an oversubscribed $4.15 million Series Seed financing round, far exceeding its original $2 million target. Female Founders Fund and Greycroft acted as the lead investors. Funds generated through this round of investment are expected to be focused on R&D and distribution expansion. Arey is one of the first functional beauty brands that targets aging hair with a proactive and science-driven approach, with a specific focus on grey hair. Scientists have identified that genetics only account for approximately 30% of grey hair. Grey hair can be a message from the body about what may be lacking. Vitamin deficiencies due to diet and lifestyle choices associated with oxidative stress, and even chemicals in the dyes used to cover grey hair can be contributors. Arey was co-founded by CEO Allison Conrad, a leading entrepreneur who ideated the company based on her own hair journey and Jay Small, a former Paul Mitchell protege and top professional celebrity hair stylist aligned with educating clients on hair color loss. Along with their team of medical advisors including internal medicine MDs, dietitians and chemical engineers, the brand offers a range of products, including The System which incorporates an inside-out and outside-in approach with a supplement + hair serum, The Duo of shampoo + conditioner that work together to restore hair health including reducing the likelihood of increased grey hair growth as well as thicker, fuller and more vibrant hair. Arey gets to the root of the problem with a proactive hair care system that can be implemented at the first signs of grey by preserving and even restoring pigment. Tapping into a clear demand, the brand has experienced 1100% YOY growth since its 2021 inception. Products are available via one-time purchase or subscription basis. With the latter, Arey saw 975% subscription growth in the last year, making up over 70% of their revenue. Conrad states, “we are not anti-grey, but rather want to provide both men and women an alternative to the current reactive option of hair dye. We are the wrinkle cream of hair care targeting those looking to prevent aging hair and customers who are in the early stages of greying hair.” Speaking to those who have already turned grey Small adds, “Nearly 85% of women have colored their hair, 78% of which is at home. For years, the response to grey hair has been to cover it. Unfortunately, once this cycle begins, it's likely that each time you apply hair color chemicals to your scalp, healthy production of hair is stifled,” he explains. “The average person covering grey will have to maintain color every 4 weeks, and will likely overuse hair color on areas of the hair that do not need coverage. This frequency and overexposure are a high payload of oxidative stress and could be contributing to an increase in gray hair with every application.” Arey has proven successful in decreasing this need, thwarting the aging process of hair. Anu Duggal, Founding Partner at Female Founders Fund, shares, “We are thrilled to co-lead Arey Grey’s seed round in bringing a much needed science-driven system for addressing aging hair to consumers. The hair care category has been ripe for innovation and co-founders Allison and Jay have taken a preventive approach to hair health by creating a solution that both slows the greying process while also re-pigmenting hair color. Since launch they have seen tremendous organic demand from both female and male consumers with exciting product development in the pipeline. With a big vision to offer better solutions to consumers for hair care, we are excited to be backing this stellar team in their vision to transform hair health.” “Arey’s science-driven, efficacious solutions and elevated education-based branding speak to consumers across genders in a differentiated way,” said Greycroft Principal Alaina Hartley. “The Greycroft team is excited to support co-founders Allison and Jay as they build the category-defining brand in aging hair care.” “We built the business with strong unit economics from the beginning and a focus on profitability. We are thrilled that Female Founders Fund and Greycroft recognize the huge potential in this growing category we have created,” Conrad adds. About Arey: Launched in 2021, Arey offers science-driven products formulated with vitamins, antioxidants and peptides to help delay and re-pigment grey hair from the inside-out and outside-in, while also helping you grow thicker, fuller, healthier hair overall to consumers in North America and Canada. With 6 current products in their portfolio, the company’s direct-to-consumer, subscription-based business model provides an easy refill plan, ensuring consumers are able to easily maintain a continued high level of hair health. For more information, please visit arey.com and follow @areygrey social media for updates. About Female Founders Fund: Female Founders Fund is the pre-eminent early-stage fund investing in female-founded technology companies with $100M under management across three funds. Since its founding in 2014, Female Founders Fund has invested in over 70 of the fastest growing female-led companies nationwide. These include category leaders like Maven Clinic, Tala, ELOQUII, Real, Peanut, BentoBox, Billie, Co--Star, and more. For more information visit www.femalefoundersfund.com About Greycroft: Greycroft is a seed-to-growth venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs of all backgrounds to build category-defining companies. We have deep experience investing in consumer, enterprise, digital health, and fintech sectors around the globe and work as a team to support and advise entrepreneurs, empowering them to execute on their visions. Greycroft manages over $2 billion in capital raised and has made over 300 investments since inception. For more information, please visit https://www.greycroft.com. Contact Details Amanda Smeal Consulting, Inc. Amanda Smeal amanda@amandasmeal.com Sunshine Sachs Robert Busweiler, busweiler@sunshineandsachs.com Aimee Moss aimee@aimeemoss.net Company Website https://areygrey.com

November 16, 2022 09:04 AM Eastern Standard Time

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AmeriLife’s Insurance Services LLC Partners with Insurance Services of Zelienople

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Insurance Services LLC, a national distributor of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement solutions and an affiliate of AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), announced today that it has partnered with Insurance Services of Zelienople. Led by owners Steve Schultz and Rachael Kirschner, Insurance Services of Zelienople is a leading, independent insurance agency specializing in life and health solutions focused in the Pennsylvania market. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed. "We’re excited about joining AmeriLife because, first and foremost, it protects the future of our employees and our agents and their clients as our industry continues to change,” said Schultz and Kirschner in a joint statement. “Likewise, it continues our long-standing partnership with Insurance Services LLC, which has been extremely supportive of our growth for more than 40 years. Together, we will share success for years to come." As one of the premier, full-service independent health insurance brokerages in western Pennsylvania, Insurance Services of Zelienople has more than 50, dedicated first and second-generation career agents providing Medicare, prescription drug plans, and other health solutions to the fast-growing under-65 market. The firm is a 40-year-plus affiliate of Insurance Services LLC located in Greenburg, Penn., and together, they have provided their clients access to solutions from some of the top regional and national carriers. Now, as a member of the AmeriLife family of companies, Insurance Services of Zelienople joins a best-in-class distribution that will fuel its growth and help it expand its offerings. "Steve and Rachael have been a part of the Insurance Services family for many years, with Steve being one of my first five agents more than 40 years ago,” said Larry Mikolajcik, CEO of Insurance Services. “It’s been a privilege watching their success over the years, and their future remains bright. I’m grateful that Insurance Services of Zelienople will remain in the family and join us in our partnership with AmeriLife." “It’s extremely rare to see a partnership span more than four decades, let alone one as successful as the one between these two agencies,” added Mike Vietri, AmeriLife’s Chief Distribution Officer. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Insurance Services of Zelienople to AmeriLife’s industry leading distribution, and look forward to helping them help more clients live longer, healthier lives.” ### About Insurance Services of Zelienople Insurance Services of Zelienople is one of the premier independent health insurance brokerages in western Pennsylvania and Ohio. The firm specializes in Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and prescription drug plans, as well as a variety of other solutions for the under-65 health insurance market. Founded by Steve Schultz in 1980, the family-owned and operated agency includes an expert team of more than 50 first and second-generation agents dedicated to delivering exceptional client service. For more information, visit ZelieInsurance.com. About Insurance Services LLC Founded in 1980, Insurance Services LLC is a family-owned and operated insurance marketing organization that primarily distributes Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement products. The firm, which is headquartered in Greensburg, Penn., has more than 300 licensed agents that deliver “satisfaction through service” to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries nationwide. For more information, visit MyInsuranceTeam.com. About AmeriLife AmeriLife’s strength is its mission: to provide insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and advisors and more than 100 marketing organizations and insurance agency locations nationwide. For more information, visit AmeriLife.com, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details Media Jeff Maldonado +1 321-297-1112 jmaldonado@amerilife.com Partnership Inquiries Patrick Nichols +1 727-726-0726 pnichols@amerilife.com Company Website https://amerilife.com/

November 16, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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2022 Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot Returns in Person with 15,000+ Registrants

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation

The Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, America’s largest Thanksgiving Day race, returns in person on this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. The Turkey Trot has donated more than $11 million to date in support of local charities. More than 15,000 registrants are expected to participate in person and virtually this year. This year’s Turkey Trot will feature thousands of entrants running, walking or jogging the course in person on Thanksgiving morning. There are several events to choose from with the 5K and 10K runs and walks, along with a Kids Fun Run and a costume contest. Elite runners, joggers, and walkers enjoy the downtown San Jose course, which is flat, fast, and flows through local neighborhoods and business areas. This year’s event will continue to offer the flexibility of a virtual race anytime between November 24-30. WHEN & WHERE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022 Start Time: 8:30 AM Location: Downtown San Jose, W. Santa Clara Street and 1st Street Note: Media opportunities with Ahmad Thomas, CEO of SVLG and Executive Director of the SVLG Foundation, will be available upon request. Please email press@svlg.org to register and request an interview. “The Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot has become a beloved Thanksgiving tradition, raising millions to support our most vulnerable families in San Jose and across the region. I’m delighted to see the race return in person this year and can’t wait to see everyone in person on race day,” said San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. “We are delighted that the 18th Annual Turkey Trot returns to an in-person event this year,” said Silicon Valley Leadership Foundation Chairwoman Sonu Ratra. “ We’re proud that we’ve raised more than $11 million over the history of the Turkey Trot. During this time of increasing economic uncertainty, it’s more important than ever that our Silicon Valley community – and our friends beyond the Bay Area – participate by walking, running, or supporting the event through their financial pledges.” "As a founder of the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, Applied Materials couldn’t be more excited to see this important event bring people back together to support our community," said Joe Pon, Corporate Vice President, Applied Materials, Inc. “Through the hardest days of the pandemic, the race moved online to raise vitally needed funds for the community, and we’re very much looking forward to seeing everyone on the starting line on Thanksgiving morning to keep this tradition going strong.” Beneficiaries of the Turkey Trot include: Second Harvest Silicon Valley, The Health Trust, Healthier Kids Foundation, and Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County. For more information and to register, please visit: http://svturkeytrot.com/. About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the region by raising and distributing funds for food, clothing, shelter, medical care, education and other needs. For more information, please visit: svlg.org/foundation. ### Contact Details Silicon Valley Leadership Group Laura Wilkinson - SVP, Head of Communications +1 669-319-2857 press@svlg.org

November 15, 2022 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

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Best Nomad Travel Insurance & Health Insurance for Expats

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In recent years, the world of global travel has been turned upside down: we’ve all had to deal with the fallout from a global pandemic and global conflicts. These kinds of unforeseen events have made simply hopping on a plane and jetting off to a different destination a little more difficult than usual. Especially for expats or nomads whose jet-setting lifestyles often mean living in different destinations and traveling without restrictions. Now more than ever, making sure you’ve got the right travel insurance for you is very important for your travels around the world. The thing is, the type of travel insurance that has traditionally been offered doesn’t always fit with the non-traditional lifestyle of nomads or expats. However, in the last few years, nomads’ insurance, which has been developed with both expats and nomads in mind, has taken the market by storm. This wave of specialized insurance companies have thrown out the rule books and created packages that allow nomads to travel and work without worry. Here, at Digital Nomad World, we’re no strangers to global travel and all of the pitfalls that can come with it. For the past year, we’ve taken a look at some of the best nomads’ insurance offerings out there, and picked out the best Nomad Travel and insurance company you should be looking at for all of your travel and medical insurance needs while on the road. Top Recommended Health & Travel Insurance for Nomads PassportCard ( www.passportcardnomads.com ) These guys are offering something a little revolutionary in the world of nomads insurance. Gone are the days when you were required to pay out of your pocket for trips to the doctors when abroad, and then had to spend your time claiming your cash back from your insurance company. Instead, PassportCard is quite simply a Visa card that you use to pay for any medical treatment upfront, no more waiting on your insurance company to pay out. Rather than conventional insurance, this is pretty much a debit card meaning you won’t be limited to what medical providers you use. The process is extremely simple: If you need help with medical expenses, get in touch with PassportCard; they will load your red card with money and then you just pay for whatever medical expenses need paying for. This is not normal expats or nomads’ insurance in the slightest, and for that reason it’s probably one of the best offerings for globe trotters right now. You can even buy it while abroad -tailor-make your plan to suit your trip and extend or cancel at any time, anywhere in the world. Plans start from $59 per month. Why did we choose PassportCard as the best Nomad Insurance? With its bold website and colorful design, PassportCard ticks a lot of boxes for those who want an affordable yet comprehensive nomads’ insurance option. Billing themselves as “a global social safety net”, PassportCard offers everything from a simple baseline insurance coverage to the most comprehensive insurance packages. This digital nomad-specific insurance gives you coverage for unforeseen injuries or illness while you’re abroad which includes any stays at a hospital or visits to a doctor. Travel disruption such as lost luggage, unplanned overnight stays, and emergency evacuation from things like flooding is also taken care of. The company has been backed up by a string of good reviews from digital nomads who have used their flexible policy to make sure their trip runs as smoothly as possible. The easy subscription model is something that ticks a lot of boxes for many looking for nomads’ insurance. Simply log on and get covered. Nomad and Expat Insurance Final Thoughts Though it may be more expensive than other companies, for the money you spend, you get excellent protection from a company that provides a reliable service. The founders of the company are nomads themselves, so you can trust that they know what they need to deliver in terms of insurance for digital nomads. These guys don’t just cover digital nomads, but also travelers, remote workers, and even expats. All in all, PassportCard feels like a much more grown-up option for your nomads insurance. Along with all the other perks, they also offer plans for families and couples. The benefits of opting for PassportCard nomads’ insurance with this particular company include a secure VPN for checking your bank account, access to airport lounges for late flights, and an emergency response team for those events when time is of the essence. They even offer virtual counseling sessions to keep your mental health in check after spending time alone on the road, something which could really help to make your life as an expat or nomad much more comfortable. To get your Travel Insurance by PassportCard check out their website here The Digital Nomad World is a platform created by digital nomads for digital nomads. We strive to offer fellow DN's a platform that addresses every aspect of a DN's lifestyle. This post may contain affiliate links and DNworld may earn a small commission when you click on the links at no addiational cost to you. Contact Details Digital Nomad World partners@thedigitalnomadworld.com Company Website https://digitalnomads.world/

November 15, 2022 12:02 PM Eastern Standard Time

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NaRaYa Announced as Official Sponsor of APEC Voices of the Future 2022 Held in Thailand

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NaRaYa, a lifestyle brand that offers handbags and accessories to customers worldwide, has signed on as official sponsor of APEC Voices of the Future 2022, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand in parallel with the APEC CEO Summit 2022 between November 13-18, 2022. Under this year’s theme, “Open. Connect. Balance.” with an emphasis on readiness to drive APEC forward to be open to all opportunities, connect in all dimensions, and balance in all aspects. NaRaYa is the sponsor of the APEC Voices of the Future 2022 program, as well as designing and producing a special bag collection for programme members and meeting attendees. On November 14, the company will host a special event at its headquarters for the delegates to attend. The APEC Voices of the Future program was first launched in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event aims to provide opportunities for young people from 21 APEC economic zones to engage in activities that promote the exchange of perspectives and solutions on issues related to the future of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, where they discuss the challenging issues, opportunities, and solutions with the same objective as the APEC summit. Youth leaders will also be able to listen to the visions of executives from the world’s leading companies attending the APEC CEO summit. NaRaYa was founded in 1989, in Bangkok, Thailand by Mr. Vassilios Lathouras and Ms. Wasna Roongsaenthong. NaRaYa's products are artistically crafted, using high-quality materials to produce uniquely designed handbags and accessories at reasonable prices for everyone. The company is constantly developing products and expanding its product line to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers, while also supporting local communities across Thailand by providing job opportunities and generating income for locals. "We are delighted to be a part of the APEC Voices of the Future 2022 program, which provides a platform for the younger generation to have their voices heard and to showcase their full potential to the world, and we are honored to be a part of their journey,” said Pasin Lathouras, Chief Corporate Strategy Officer of NaRaYa. Lathouras added, “I firmly believe in providing opportunities for the new generation, and I’m inspired by what they are doing to make the world a more equal, sustainable, and greener place. More and more people are becoming aware of global issues that are occurring around the world, and the younger generation has become the forefront in raising these issues.” For more information about NaRaYa, please visit our website www.naraya.com For more information about APEC VOTF 2022, please visit www.apecvoicesofthefuture.org/ Contact Details NaRaYa Sakao Praditsuwan +66 66 113 4363 sakao.pr@naraya.com Company Website https://www.naraya.com/

November 15, 2022 10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Accesso Technology Group sees "phenomenal" post-covid growth in leisure spending

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November 15, 2022 10:26 AM Eastern Standard Time

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