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Sommertime Break July & August
Michelin***: new Paella's for London
Selling a Superyacht with the best Western architecture in China is like selling spanisch Paella in the United Kingdom.
While Chinese clients need more a catering temple interior for their business friends than a cruising experience, British Gourmets like to enjoy more their less famous foods than experience new horizons. If you think different, just search on Google!
As a result Quique Dacosta (*** Michelin Chef from Denia, Spain) had to "individualize Spanish plates" to the British taste to make his new "Spanish" restaurant in London successful.
ARROS QD 64 Eastcastle St, Fitzrovia, London, prices between 60/80 euros per person arrosqd.com
According to Quique Dacosta in an interview by @JCCapel from elpais.es:
What is costing us the most is the "Socarrat" (the rice that gets crunchy and forms a crust at the bottom of the pan, a key for many who appreciate good paella). They often return paellas because the rice is burned.
We explain that this challenge is a fundamental part of the dish, that paella is not a risotto, that Socarrat is not accidental but intentional, and that it provides special notes. Even so, they reject us. Only some are getting used to it."
The new Food Temple "Arros QD" is created on two floors (1.000 m2) and decorated by interior designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán. More than 40 partners invested about 4.3 million pounds and 90 jobs have been created so far.
Be a missionary or adapt the market?
I am sure he will be flexible but he won't select a "Thermomix" solution! As he is a great ambassador for the Spanish cuisine let's wish him lots of SUCCESS! 1926p
With food you can fuel your body or your emotions.@norbertomoreauNote: If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts. - W. Somerset Maugham
Newport Charter Yacht Show 2019
Charter Yacht Show is presented by Helly Hansen Newport, staged by Newport Shipyard in Newport and runs from June 17th - 20th.
More in: NauticWebNews/13022.
Amazon is selling Yachts
Amazon is selling this boat with capacity for six people and that has already been nicknamed as 'the yacht of the poor'.
Total 6 persons are allowed, length is 6 meters and it has a built-in refrigerator to cool what you're going to drink. With ice, of course, there is no electricity here.
The Superyacht Cup Palma 2019
The Competition began Thursday 20th with the opening Pantaenius Race. Here an inspiration:
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Port lifestyle in Montenegro
Porto Montenegro - a "FEELING GREAT" marina
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Upcoming Yachting Fairs
Listed by our magazine:
Venice Boat Show, CIBS China Shanghai International Boat Show, Salón Náutico de Sevilla, Wiatr i woda (Wind and water), Northern & Western Boat Shows, Thames Traditional Boat Festival. See the List:
|Venice Boat Show||Web||18 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019||Magazine: en|
|CIBS China Shanghai International Boat Show||Web||20 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019||Magazine: en|
|Salón Náutico de Sevilla||Web||25 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019||Magazine: en|
|Wiatr i woda (Wind and water)||Web||18 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019||Magazine: en|
|Northern & Western Boat Shows||Web||19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019|
|Thames Traditional Boat Festival||Web||19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019|
All Yachtfairs: NauticWebNews. 555:1023:579:2306:570:2422:2423
M/Y Lady Moura in Malaga
One of the world's most luxurious yachts Lady Moura (105m) has docked in Malaga 23rd of June for technical reasons.
More in: NauticWebNews/9551.
PR & Digital Mgmt
Elon Musk warned for immortal dictator
A form of artificial intelligence (AI) smarter than humans could create an “immortal dictator,” billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk warned. This kind of Superintelligence could also result in a world war and it could pose a greater risk to the world than a nuclear conflict between nations.
More about at cnbc.com
Apple’s sign-on strategy
Apple won’t restrict the system only to iPhone users. It will also be available on Android and Web Browsers what shows that Apple is aiming for internet-wide scale.
And as with iMessage’s encryption and Safari’s block against third-party tracking for the vision of a more controlled alternative in the tech world.
Detection of machine-generated text
A contribution of Yann LeCun (Facebook Vice President, Chief AI Scientist) presented Energy-Based Models applied to the detection of machine-generated text, as opposed to human-produced text. A PDF published by the Cornell University gives an insight.
Beijing Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics
北京智源人工智能研究院（Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence，BAAI）publishes AI ethics guidelines (English) … and the protection of individual privacy is mentioned. In a conference some days later the academy released a major research direction (Chinese) of "machine learning" and promoted AI to 4U (AI for you AI4U = Understandable, Usable).
Flash is dying slowly
Google Chrome 76 beta (official release end of July) makes it even harder to use Flash. It also has been blocked by every major browser since years. The reason is the JS-like programming language inside the graphical environment which could even be compiled. A security problem.
Facebook currency CALIBRA ≋ is coming
On June 18th, David Marcus released what they were working on. As we know a skilled team around Mark Zuckerberg and him were working on since a year on the new currency.
Here the link to the article of David Marcus.
You can subscribe to Calibra to get informed of the launch.
Cybersecurity & Domain Fraud
Cybersecurity has become an important topic in each company nowadays as the vulnerability is raising. Internet domain fraud with fake domains is applied in many cases for Phishing. Here two examples, the character and the domain extensions game:
(2) Even the US government was hit by a domain fraud. Instead of whitehouse.gov they set up whitehouse.com and they generated a turnover of 1 million dollars a year with inscription for pornographic content.
Summary: check all links and don't trust only the so called secure https. 1111
Vulnerability Management - nowadays is applied with cybersecurity products incorporating machine learning in the form of predictive modeling. This gives visibility into vulnerabilities to not only known and unknown threats and exploitations, but also vulnerabilities with no currently known exploitations. A robotic task which substitutes humans.
Coastal Real Estate
Sagrada Familia Barcelona got building permit
Barcelona's city authority has granted the Antoni Gaudí-designed Sagrada Familia, which has been under construction since 1882, its first building permit.
The announcement was made by Janet Sanz, Barcelona's deputy mayor for ecology, urbanism and mobility, who tweeted an image showing her signing the permit.
However, it came at a cost of €4.6 million (£4.1 million) – adding to the €36 million (£31 million) that Sagrada Familia already agreed to pay city officials last year to cover municipal expenses racked up after decades of building works. 
A successful MIPIM edition in Cannes closed. 26,800 people from all sectors of the international property industry with more than 5,400 investors, 560 political leaders coming from more than 100 countries. Key stats from the most successful edition yet! The date for next years #MIPIM is March 10 to 13, 2020.
The next events: #MIPIMUK Summit (Oct), #MIPIMAsia (Dec) & #MIPIM 2020 (Mar) & to our #MIPIMPropTech events in Europe (July) & NYC (Nov).
PERE RealEstate Investors Forum 2019
Connecting real estate investors, lenders and borrowers across Europe, PERE Debt and Finance Forum 2019 (25 - 26 June 2019) in London will once again feature in-depth case studies on the latest real estate deals, analyze capital strategies and discuss private real estate across the whole spectrum. This forum is co-located with PERE Europe 2019.
Singapore investors aggressively buying in China
Asian investors, particularly those from Singapore, have the know-how, a rich experience in China’s property market and they are unlikely to be deterred from pursuing solid assets by the trade war.” said Alvin Yip, head of Cushman & Wakefield’s capital markets for Greater China.
According to SCMP Singapore companies including CapitaLand, Mapletree Investments, Keppel Land and ARA Asset Management
CapitaLand backed by Temasek Holdings, also spent 5.7 billion yuan to buy a mixed-use project in Chongqing and paid 1.37 billion yuan for Pufa Tower in Shanghai. 2346:2367
Architects are the key factor for green cities
Europe’s 5 greenest countries ranked on progress & ambition, as a percentage vs ideal scenario: Sweden 77%, Portugal 66%, France 65%, Netherlands 58%, Luxembourg 56%. As a result Portugal is the only Mediterranean country in this ranking.
The conversation about is growing as more people are able to access data about their environment, a result of the internet of things and smart buildings.
Statistic Source: Climate Action Networking Group published by MIPIM 
Podcast for launching your brand in China
China-related questions facing marketers and brands in their insightful podcast series, Live Lounge.
The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai Marketing Focus Group offers a series of live panel discussions with business leaders and industry experts to tackle the major topics and trends impacting business in China.
Apple opened in 台北 / 北
This Saturday 15th of June Apple store "Xinyi A13" has opened in Taipei.
Quite impressive is the city name Taipei in Mandarin applied to the Apple logo: 台北 (in traditional Chinese used in Taiwan it would be 臺北)
Over half of the 155 team members at Apple Xinyi A13 come from stores across the region and collectively speak more than 10 languages.
Beijing has his first 5G city
Wangjing SOHO in Beijing is the world’s first commercial development to fully integrate 5G connectivity. Impressions from Zaha Hadid Architects:
Mandarin spreads out in Africa
Did you know that South Africa has 11 official languages? Over generations students were forced to study colonizers’ languages, now new Mandarin classes have sparked debate. Chinese embassy's finance schools when applying courses.
Plant 10 trees to graduate
A new Filipino law requires every student to plant 10 trees if they want to graduate. The bill, called the "Graduation Legacy For the Environment Act", was approved in the House and is now sent to the Philippines Senate for action.
It is estimated that over the course of one generation the bill will be responsible for 525 billion trees planted.
Chinese popular in Turkey
Chinese as second language is growing in popularity in Turkey. As the relations between Turkey and China getting stronger because of the One Belt One Road project. Furthermore 400,000 Chinese tourists visit Turkey each year and it is expected to reach 1 million the next two years. Meanwhile citizens from businessmen to students are buying Chinese teaching books. According sources, the highest demand for learning Chinese comes from the Cappadocia region, the most favorite area of Chinese tourists.
China move from manufacturing to creation
Chinese companies are on the way to climb up the value chain from the world’s manufacturing base to a country of creation and original ideas.
As there are no homegrown brands or groups that can be compared to global industry leaders, it will take a while. But a while will be shorter in China than in the Western world. We will see that with Huawei´s own HongMeng and Ark OS. The first devices with their software are expected to launch in October.
I am just remembering the Chinese book "The Art of War” (“孙子兵法") Chapter 6: Weaknesses and Strengths.
To create a situation in which the enemy is forced to engage. This is accomplished by a carrot-and-stick approach in which the enemy is enticed by the illusion of easy success, which forces him into a trap while the real battlefield is already prepared somewhere else.
Now watch the Huawei case and see what's happen in the world!
Server Maintenance of CharterEventos for one week in August 2019.
MaFengWo (马蜂窝) - the “travel bible”
After for over 10 years in business MaFengWo took steps to become an online travel agency (OTA) and developed a new model of tourism focused e-commerce. They accumulated meanwhile a massive user base by helping younger Chinese netizens with their travel plans.
Mass tourism in Denia, Spain
Denia, a tourism village south of Valencia with access to Ibiza had to limit the access to a seaside Cave "Cova Tallada". The new regulations oblige the visitor to register with their National Identity Document and only allow five tickets for each registered DNI. In addition, reservations for tickets only can be made up to 15 days maximum. Reservations can be done only in Spanish or Valencian.
Many times I have made the route with groups of 20 to 80 people of different ages. (1km / 20-50 min) Some parts to access the cove have been improved lately as being dangerous. As a result everybody can have a walk to have a good time and leave their garbage. 1111
Arros QD London by Quique Dacosta
On 7th of June the *** Chef Quique Dacosta opened the Arros QD in London.
The restaurant is located in the Fitzrovia district, has 1.000 m2 on two floors, was decorated by interior designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán, has 90 workers and costed about 4,5 million Euros. After a few days open some adjustments had to be made.
Publishers note about in the Prolog of this edition.