Kirk Herbstreit Named The Best Student Section In The Country “By Far”

first_img [email protected] knows! Tireless effort by @NittanyvillePSU and our game presentation team, among many many others. Unrivaled atmosphere!— Chris Grosse (@Chris_Grosse) October 20, 2019Penn State improved to 7-0 with the win on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions have two big road games coming up, with trips to Michigan State and Minnesota.James Franklin’s team then returns home to play Indiana. ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 23: GameDay host Kirk Herbstreit is seen during ESPN’s College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit has consistently heaped praise on Penn State’s student section and that continued on Saturday night.Herbstreit was at Beaver Stadium for Penn State’s big home win over Michigan.At the end of the Nittany Lions’ victory, Herbstreit had some serious praise for the Wolverines.“I just want to tell Penn State and their fans that this is the best student section in the country by far,” Herbstreit said. “Best game ops in the country. They do an incredible job. Every time we get a chance to come here, it’s one of those games you circle [on your calendar] in the preseason. They didn’t let us down this year.”last_img read more

New Itineraries, Turquoise & Dalmatian Coasts, UAE & Holy Land Set For Crystal Esprit In 2021

first_imgMore than two years out, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises announces collection of voyages of exotic and enriching discovery  MIAMI, December 5, 2018 – Enticing luxury travelers with boutique yachting adventures in some of the world’s most intriguing and breathtaking locales, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises has unveiled the complete 2021 deployment for Crystal Esprit. In all, 45 voyages of epic discovery will combine Crystal’s signature luxuries with the legendary histories and landscapes of the destinations. Nearly all of the 62-guest, butler-serviced, all-suite yacht’s 2021 voyages are seven days, designed to suit busy calendars or combine easily for expanded vacations. Notably featured are 11 brand new voyages, including routes along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, an expanded season along the Dalmatian Coast and Greek Isles, warm-weather winter sailings in the Seychelles, and focused voyages in the United Arab Emirates and Holy Lands. “Crystal Esprit’s 2021 roster of voyages is filled with options for inquisitive travelers who seek exceptional luxury, extraordinary experiences and transformative destinations, with options that will suit virtually every traveler’s schedule and interests,” said Carmen Roig, Crystal’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “In response to the overwhelming popularity of the Adriatic and Seychelles voyages, we are returning to these regions, while also expanding our reach to other profoundly fascinating locales, like the Turkish Coast and less explored areas of the Holy Lands, to present as many wonderful options as possible to our guests.” Details of Crystal Esprit’s 2021 itineraries include:Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, three 10-day voyages – Exploring the Turkish Riviera, monumental archaeological sites (including UNESCO-listed Ephesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World), classic Turkish cuisine, charming resort towns and landscapes ideal for active outdoor pursuits like hiking, bicycling and village walks in Antalya, Bodrum, Kas, Kalkan, Kuşadasi, Finike and Datça, as well as calls to Larnaca and Limassol, Cyprus. Dalmatian Coast, 22 7-day voyages – Designed for combining or indulging individually, these itineraries highlight the complexities and beauty of Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro, from Split’s UNESCO-listed Diocletian Palace and Dubrovnik’s impenetrable walls, to Hvar’s fresh water springs and pine forests and Korçula’s sapphire blue waters and cultural epicenter of Croatia. Other calls include Vis, Trogir, Opatija, Zadar, Rovinj and Sibenik, Croatia; Kotor, Montenegro; Piran, Slovenia; and Venice, Italy. Seychelles, nine 7-day voyages – From the famous giant tortoises of Laraie Bay, Curieuse Island to Mahé’s massive granite peaks, botanical garden and welcoming waters for all manner of watersports (from the yacht’s private marina and along some of the world’s most beautiful beaches), these identical itineraries offer travelers a slice of lush island paradise in the heart of the Indian Ocean, with overnights in Praslin and Laraie Bay and calls to Aride Island, La Passe, St. Anne and Mahé’s Eden Island and Victoria Harbor. Greek Isles, five 7-day voyages – Immersive quests into the heart of where much of history originated, including the UNESCO-listed sites of the Monastery of St. John in Patmos, Delphi in Itea, the island of Delos, and many others in Rhodes, Mykonos, Hydra, Chania/Crete, Athens, Naxos and Santorini – all set among white-washed shoreside villages that shine with modern cafés, shops and activities that offset the ancient heritage of the destinations. United Arab Emirates, four voyages, 6, 7, 9 and 12 days – Exploring the Arabian Gulf and its juxtaposition of ancient tradition and modern ingenuity, these voyages offer overnights in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, plus Doha, Qatar and Muscat, Oman on select sailings. The region’s glittering taste shines through at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Ferrari World, while international influences are everywhere. Additional destinations include Khasab, Sir Banir Yas Island, Oman and Manama, Bahrain, depending on the itinerary. Holy Lands, two voyages, 8 and 11 days – Highlighting the sacred and spectacular sites of Cyprus, Israel, Egypt and Jordan. Filled with multiple overnights in gateway cities, guests can explore the hallowed treasures of Jerusalem, vibrant culture of Tel Aviv, Haifa’s glorious coastline and the resort town of Eilat; venture to the Valley of Kings and Cairo’s Great Pyramids of Giza and the new Egyptian Museum; and explore the once lost riches of Petra. Crystal Esprit’s 2021 yachting collection is open for booking by contacting a travel advisor or Crystal reservations at 888.799.2437. Fares begin at $4,149 per person with Book Now Savings of up to $2,000 per suite available through February 28, 2019.  About Crystal The world-renowned Crystal Experience – featuring global journeys with Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Luxury Air – continues to be the distinctive choice of the world’s most discerning travelers. Crystal has been recognized with top honors in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for a record 25 years; voted “World’s Best” by the readers of Travel + Leisure for 20 years; and won the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for four years (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018).  Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of the advisors of ASTA. For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel advisor, call 888.799.2437, or visit Join the hundreds of thousands who subscribe to the Crystal Insider blog, follow Crystal Cruises’ Facebook page and @crystalcruises on Twitter and Instagram, and engage in the conversation with #crystalcruises.last_img read more

French Woman Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison for Adultery in

Rabat – The Marrakech Court of First Instance gave  a French national on Monday a suspended sentence of three months in prison and a fine of MAD 500 for committing adultery with a married man in Marrakech, according to local news Kech 24.The woman’s lover whose wife had filed a complaint against him will also spend three months in prison and pay a MAD 500 fine. The pair were arrested on July 14 when police entered their apartment in the red city. They were then placed in custody at the disposal of the prosecutor’s investigation. The French resident was released Sunday and returned to France after paying a deposit of  MAD 5,000.The adultery case made headlines after the 41-year-old French woman spoke to French newspaper Le Parisien and accused the Moroccan police of keeping her in custody for 30 hours, deploring the poor treatment and awful conditions.“It’s out of the question for me to go back,” explained the woman. My rights were violated; I was abandoned for two days in deplorable conditions, in a narrow corridor among cockroaches, battered pregnant women … with a heinous prosecutor who yelled at me.”Following her accusations, the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) issued a statement denying the allegations.“The arrest of the couple took place after a complaint of adultery filed by a woman against her husband and his companion who were apprehended and placed in custody at the disposal of the investigation conducted under the supervision of the competent prosecutor.” The statement added that the individuals were held for no longer than 24 hours, the legal limit, after they were arrested in the place where the criminal acts were committed. “The two defendants spent 24 hours together in police custody.”According to the police, the two accused were informed of their rights, including the use of an French interpreter. read more

Insurance for drivers of ridehailing services approved by Ontario regulator

TORONTO – Ontario’s insurance regulator has approved coverage for drivers using ride-hailing services such as Uber, even as the province’s legislature has yet to decide if such services are legal.The Insurance Bureau of Canada says the new insurance offering is the first coverage of its kind in the country.The Financial Services Commission of Ontario gave Aviva Canada the green light to offer coverage for drivers carrying paying passengers in their own vehicles.Aviva says it is fulfilling a clear customer need.“There are a lot of people out there trying to make some extra money, and that’s a great thing, but they’re doing it without the appropriate coverage for themselves and for their passengers as well,” said spokesman Glenn Cooper.But at the moment such drivers are also doing it outside the confines of the law.The Ontario legislature is set to consider a bill that would make Uber, AirBnB and other services in the so-called sharing economy legal. Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak’s private member’s bill passed second reading in the fall but has yet to go before committee to be studied.Hudak called the insurance an exciting step and said it’s important for the province to be a leader on this issue.“The longer we delay on an overall ride-sharing legislative framework the less help it is for cabbies, for Uber drivers, for customers and I’m worried that situation, that tension, is going to escalate if the province does not act,” he said.Finance Minister Charles Sousa said Aviva’s offering “is a step in the protection of consumers and that’s not a bad thing,” but more has to be done to ensure consumers are protected and businesses have a level playing field.Municipalities such as Toronto and Ottawa are also re-examining their own taxi bylaws.Toronto recently gave Uber a taxi brokerage licence for its taxi service that connects riders with cab drivers in the city through a mobile app, but the move did not affect the company’s controversial cheaper service, UberX, that connects riders with drivers not licensed as taxis.The taxi industry — which has staged many protests against Uber — says the ride-hailing company is operating illegally and therefore those drivers shouldn’t be able to be insured for that activity.“We are very concerned that an Aviva announcement that ‘an approved product exists and is available for purchase’ will be misconstrued by politicians to mean ‘20,000 illegal UberX drivers are now insured,’ Toronto Taxi Alliance president Gail Souter and Canadian Taxicab Association president Marc Andre Way wrote in a letter to Aviva.Aviva’s coverage is an addition to its personal auto policy and will be available to drivers licensed for at least six years, who spend up to 20 hours a week participating in ride hailing, and for a maximum of eight occupants. The policy will cover drivers from when they initiate looking for passengers through to collecting and dropping off those passengers.Aviva says it will be working with regulators across the country to make this insurance available in other provinces.Edmonton just approved a bylaw to allow companies like Uber to operate legally.Uber Canada said it hasn’t reviewed Aviva’s policy, but it is encouraged to see interest from insurers.“Uber and Intact have been working with provincial regulators for a number of months and Intact has completed their full submission for approval,” said spokeswoman Susie Heath. Insurance for drivers of ride-hailing services approved by Ontario regulator by Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Posted Feb 2, 2016 12:18 pm MDT Last Updated Feb 2, 2016 at 2:24 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more