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Looking forward to 2017 with a review of 2016

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Are you ready for a new year? I know I am. As we are looking forward to 2017, let's review some of the key events and discussions in 2016 as published at MultiBriefs.com.   Impacts from the major events in 2016There were several surprising, if not revolutionary, changes in 2016 that need our special attention as we enter 2017. Here are some examples: Donald Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States after the inauguration on Jan. 20. I do not believe his presidency or his comments about illegal immigrants will stop people from traveling to the U.S., but his foreign policies — such as tighter border controls and new regulations or procedures of handling visas for temporary visitors — might have a negative impact. Meanwhile, Trump's infrastructure plan may boost the travel and tourism industry, providing easier, faster and safer access to a destination.A growing number of terrorist attacks in Europehave made (or soon will make) it more difficult to travel…

Forbes releases the top 10 food and restaurant trends of 2016

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Forbes magazine released the top 10 food and restaurant trends of 2016. Based on the options of five culinary experts, the trends were identified as the following:

Asian Twists on Comfort Food - #kimchi, #Sriracha, #dashiBetter Butters - #flavorCoconut Everything - #chips, #truffles, #waterCook-it-Yourself Meal Kits - #dish, #recipes, #flavors Dukkah - #Egyptian, #seeds, #nuts, #spices Farm-raised Fish - #sustainabilityFilipino Cuisine & Flavors - #lumpia, #adobo, #pancit, #halo-haloMiso - #umani, #marinades, #saladdressings, #snakes, #donuts, #icecreanNut Cheeses - #nutmilk Turmeric - #saladdressings, #cocktail 
Do you think some or all of these trends will stay in 2017? 
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