Sunwolves fullback Jamie-Jerry Taulagi cops five weeks’ ban for foul play

first_imgFormer Queensland Red Taulagi was sent off for a dangerous tackle after the final hooter during the Super Rugby loss to the Chiefs on Saturday.The Auckland-born back came off the bench in Hamilton and drove his shoulder into the head of Shaun Stevenson while the Chiefs outside back was being tackled near the visitors’ tryline in the 27-20 defeat.”Taking into account mitigating factors including the player’s remorse, on-field apology and early guilty plea the Foul Play Review Committee reduced the suspension to five weeks (from seven),” the committee said in a statement issued by governing body Sanzaar on Monday.The 23-year-old will not be able to return to the field until after June 10, leaving him only three regular season matches to be available for selection.The Tokyo-based Sunwolves, who travel to Buenos Aires to take on the Jaguares this week, are bottom of the Africa 1 conference with one win from from nine matches. Photo By : HANNAH PETERS/GETTY IMAGES (Sunwolves fullback Jamie-Jerry Taulagi is out for five weeks after being sent off against the Chiefs).last_img read more

Guam Visitors Bureau and IWorld of Travel partner for LGBTQtailored travel experiences

first_imgGuam Visitors Bureau and IWorld of Travel partner for LGBTQ-tailored travel experiencesIWorld of Travel (IWOT) and the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) have teamed up to create an exclusive experience for travelers who scour the world looking for the most spectacular destinations. The partnership will debut a unique, new offering—tailored to the LGBTQ community—in IWOT’s expansive global portfolio.“We are very excited to work with IWorld of Travel and HIS in developing a program that is positioned to increase our North American visitor arrivals, as well as the LGBTQ market – which has been identified as one of our newest target markets we strive to serve,” said Pilar Laguaña, Director of Global Marketing for GVB. “An integral component of the program is our partnership with HIS, who will be the exclusive ground operator for the IWOT package. With their proven excellence within the industry, we’re happy to have HIS curate our travelers’ experiences. The IWOT program will be a vibrant itinerary showcasing different aspects of Guam which will include our natural treasures, breathtaking beaches, world-class shopping, relaxing island culture, rich history, and delectable cuisine. We know our visitors will enjoy mingling with our friendly residents and we all look forward to hosting them and sharing wonderful memories together.” Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in TorontoWomen: Where you should travel to feel safeInternational LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneerMore articles on eTurboNews click here eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us)center_img Guam is an exotic U.S. island paradise in the Pacific, where tourism is the single largest industry. Untrammeled and endowed with lavish, natural beauty, Guam offers world-class travelers a place to remember. Rated among the world’s top diving destinations, the island boasts first tier resorts set amidst a fascinating 4,000-year-old culture. Adventure seekers, nature lovers, active travelers, deep sea divers, history hounds, and culture enthusiasts will all find amazing attractions and a warm, hospitable atmosphere in Guam.“IWorld of Travel is thrilled to be selected as Guam’s official tour provider, adding an exquisite new destination to our distinctive array of customized journeys. Guam offers an especially exciting experience for our LGBTQ guests and we are grateful to be partners in serving this important community,” said Richard Krieger, IWorld of Travel president.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…last_img read more