first_imgItalian footballers will wear black armbands during their Euro quarter-final against reigning world champions Germany on Saturday as a mark of solidarity with the people of Bangladesh, after Friday’s terrorist attack.At least 20 foreigners, including some Italian citizens in Dhaka were killed by Islamic State militants at a Bangladesh cafe.”The build-up to Italy’s Euro 2016 quarter-final against Germany at the Stade de Bordeaux this evening has been overshadowed by the tragic deaths of the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attack in Bangladesh which also included some Italian citizens,” said a release on the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio website.”The Italian federation, the Italy national team and everyone involved with the Italy football set-up would like to extend their condolences to the victims’ families and to the entire country.””In view of this, UEFA has accepted the FIGC’s request for the Azzurri players to wear black armbands during the match against Germany as a sign of solidarity at this difficult time,” the statement added.last_img read more

first_imgThe Spa at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives wins big at awardsGrand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives has performed a hat-trick scoring three awards at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2018.The luxury resort which is a part of Park Hotel Group was awarded ‘Luxury Destination Spa’, ‘Luxury Spa Retreat’, and ‘Luxury Resort Spa’.Having only opened in mid-2017, it’s an impressive achievement for the young resort in the Indian Ocean continent.General Manager of Grand Park Kodhipparu Raffaele Solferino says the awards reflect the excellent spa experiences guests receive at the luxury resort.“Winning the triple awards at World Luxury Spa Awards this year attests to the excellent wellness and spa experiences that guests can expect at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives,” says Mr Solferino.“Credit truly goes to our team members at The Spa for their dedication and skills to deliver exceptional revitalizing moments for our guests.”Situated on its own private jetty just metres from the villa accommodation, The Spa features seven spacious treatment rooms overlooking crystal clear waters.A subdivision of the long-established World Luxury Hotel Awards, World Luxury Spa Awards are considered the pinnacle of achievement for high-end spas across the globe, setting the standard for quality, innovation and service.The accolades are the result of a month-long voting process, all carried out by guests with this year’s edition seeing more than 100,000 votes cast for the 1000 qualifying spas. Grand Park Kodhipparu, The Spa Source = Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldiveslast_img read more