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2018 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament Kicks Off In Bangkok

In Bangkok, you can enjoy a luxury hotel in the centre of the city without breaking the bank. One example is Sathorn Hotel in Bangkok that is designed for comfort and convenience. Fast and friendly service is guaranteed from the time of arrival to the last minutes of departure. Advance booking will allow you discounts on room rates, food and beverages, spa treatment and dry cleaning service.

There are different activities offered in Thailand aside from the usual bar hopping and night entertainment. The 2018 King’s Cup Elephant Polo tournament is being held on the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River. The early morning proceedings started with a traditional ceremony with monks placing sacred garlands on the participating elephants. Thailand’s last elephant spirit man (Kru Ba Yai) that has spiritual control over all the elephants in Thailand led the early morning rituals.

Players from all over the world including more than 600 school children attended the opening day. It was a treat for the children because they learned more about Thailand’s national animal. The opening match was between the Anantara all star team with India’s national polo team players, Kalaan brothers Uday and Angad and Thailand’s celebrity professional polo player Ploy Bhinsaeng and the traditional mahout team of Tao, Mui and Sompotch.

The mahouts lost 2-0 even if they showed their impressive natural flair and close relationships with the elephants. However, the match of the day was between Johnnie Walker Blue Label and King’s Cup debutants Challenge Everything from New York. Johnnie Walker was captained by Thailand’s Elephant Polo president Christopher Stafford while Challenge Everything had David Partridge as their captain. Johnnie Walker secured a victory of 5-3.

The 25 unemployed elephants that took part in the event have received full veterinary checkups through the Zoological Parks Organization of Thailand.

The highest number of travellers is expected in Thailand this year. It means you have to make advance reservations for accommodations to make sure that you will have a comfortable room when you reach Bangkok. You can book directly through the website of Sathorn Hotel in Bangkok to enjoy the best room rates. There are many special offers that await you when you book today.

How Much Is The Take-Home Pay Of PBA Players?

In recent years, most athletes have been able to earn enormous incomes due to their athletic performances. Most of them have decided to invest in business so that they will have a source of income after their sports life is over. Athletes turned businessmen are required to apply for Missouri Registration to gain a Tax ID to help them protect their personal information by allowing them to use the Tax ID instead of the Social Security Number.

At the start of every sport’s season, the salaries of professional athletes are publicized. However, how much do athletes really take home? The paychecks of athletes include several deductions like federal, state and city taxes, agent’s fees and a maximum 401K contribution amounting to $18,000. Players who live in “no-income states” pay the “Jock taxes” from playing in other states.

Players also get back at least 10% of the salary which was held in escrow last season after it is subjected to taxes. The 10% lost to escrow are given back to the athletes as long as the owners pay their players the agreed 51% of Basketball Related Income. Every player receives $355,449 before taxes because after the 10% escrow has been returned there is additional income or a shortfall of about $163.5million in total that needs to be returned to reach the agreed percentage.

This season LeBron James received a gross amount of $33.2million. He has two options like re-signing with the Cavaliers for $207million for the next 5 years next summer or he can max out with another team for a 4-year deal where he will earn $54million less. However, LeBron James has a lifetime contract with Nike which adds another $1billion to his income. Aside from the endorsement, James has strategic business investments that include equity in Blaze Pizza worth $35million.

Individuals who have small businesses enjoy a number of advantages from Missouri Registration to obtain a Tax ID. A business no matter the size will be allowed to hire employees, open a bank checking account in the business’ name and apply for credit after obtaining a Tax ID. The Tax ID also demonstrates the business’ trustworthiness and creditworthiness.

Virtual Reality In Sydney Is Expanding Into The Team-Building Activities’ Marketplace

A new space has opened up in Kent Street in Sydney, Virtual Reality Rooms. This place is using the power of virtual reality to offer experiences for team bonding in Sydney, which can then be translated into workplace coherence if the teams come from corporates. People can come in groups to experience the adventures here or can also come as individuals and be paired up with others. Either way, most people who complete this note how much importance their adventures had to expanding their teamwork skills.

There are currently only two types of experiences on offer here, but the beauty of this is that these experiences cannot be offered elsewhere and this is the only place for team bonding in Sydney that uses virtual reality.

One of these experiences was of escaping from a space station. Virtual reality in zero gravity can be rather daunting. The individuals may have been firmly placed in the real world but the zero gravity of the virtual reality tends to make a few people nauseous. The team members were asked to find a way to escape from the space station. This adventure was so designed that some parts of it required 4 people to progress and it wouldn’t have been able to progress without all four members of the team pitching in. The second experience is of a murder mystery where teams will have to work together to retrieve a kidnapped young girl.

One important point to note here is the use of high-end graphics hardware for the VR headsets. The use of powerful technology is required when creating a virtual reality space, so Virtual Reality Rooms used Nvidia 1080 graphics cards to power their displays. This was used in conjunction with high end computing hardware from Asus, and Leap Motion sensors. These motion sensors invariably stole the show. They captured the movements of the hands and legs without the need for haptic gloves. This motion was then translated into the game as motion of the hands and legs of the in-game characters. Most people were smitten by tis technology, and could not get enough of it. These high-end graphics and impeccable use of up-to-date technology comes at a cost though. Each individual has to pay $49 to play on weekdays and $59 on weekends.

The Result Of Mega Events

It is not always that event hire in Sydney get to organize big events such as those hosted by celebrities or the super rich. On the contrary, what does it mean for a country if it won a bid to host mega events such as the Olympic Games? It takes years to plan the entire event, billions of investment and construction. Everyone is hyped up on the actual event as red carpets welcome visitors and media personalities from all over the world. What happens when the event is over? What is the impact on the host country’s economic and environmental sector? Does the mega event result to a big change on locals and humans in general?

This is the questions that are running through the mind of Jason Bocarro, a professor at the NC State teaching under the College of Natural Resources. He is currently studying the effects of programs for sports and recreation in terms of public health.

He discussed the legacy that the host country can benefit from mega events in terms of the social, environmental and economic impact. He explained that these legacies only started in Olympic Movement and the aim of the organization to make the event legit, gain acknowledgement in the international stage and add to its power through self-promotion.

Local sporting events on a large scale followed suit. Legacies left by such events are also a way of organizations to justify the amount of money spent on it and the considerable number of infrastructure developed for the event.

It is common for countries bidding to be the host of global events such as Olympics because they claim that the citizens will be able to benefit from it. When Mr. Bocarrowas asked, he answered that the impact of the mega events can be denied but the fact is that these events did not meet the expectations of the nations in improving their economic and non-economic sector.

In the case of event hire in Sydney organizing small to big events, the opportunity will give them the chance to promote their business as well as gain experience from the events.