Bayern star Lewandowski named Germany’s player of the year

first_img Loading… Promoted Content7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyIt’s Time To Show How Bad Some Women Can Really BeFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread Art10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe Best Cars Of All TimeWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?The 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Most Interesting Sylvester Stallone MoviesWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You Lewandowski, 32, scored 55 goals across the season and becomes the first non-German winner of the award since Kevin De Bruyne took the honour in 2015 at the end of the Belgium midfielder’s Wolfsburg stay. read also:Lewandowski, Haaland tackle one another for Bundesliga title The Poland international told Kicker: “I’m very proud of it. All the more because the expectations of me are getting higher and higher and I try to exceed them every year. “The level is so high that 25 goals per season is considered normal in the Bundesliga. I worked hard for my performance and that of the entire team, which then played superbly, both nationally and internationally.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Robert Lewandowski landed Germany’s Footballer of the Year prize on Monday (AEST) as reward for his extraordinary season with Bayern Munich. The award voted for by leading journalists in conjunction with Kicker magazine, went to Lewandowski by a resounding margin. He received 276 votes and Bayern completed a 1-2-3 in the awards as Thomas Muller pulled 54 votes to finish second, five votes ahead of Joshua Kimmich. Bayern conquered all challenges before them in 2019-20, winning a domestic Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal double before going on to triumph in the Champions League, beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final.Advertisementlast_img read more

Bartlett to Meet with US Tech and Travel Companies

first_imgTourism Minister Edmund Bartlett will be meeting with officials in San Francisco this week even as Jamaica seeks to position itself in a technology-driven tourism and travel industry.Bartlett, who is heading a three-member team, will meet with officials from Google, Airbnb, and Uber in San Francisco during a weeklong visit.I know that many people fear the potential impact that technology-driven companies can have on the tourism and travel industry, but they are rapidly transforming things.“The type of innovation these companies bring to the table must be embraced, and we must use the disruption caused by new technology to create greater efficiencies and manageable outcomes in the sector. We cannot be left behind and must adjust quickly,” Bartlett said.Airbnb’s invitation Senior Advisor/Strategist to the Tourism Minister, Delano Seiveright said that Airbnb had long extended an invitation to Bartlett to participate in strategic meetings as well as to tour their headquarters.“The meeting will advance initial discussions regarding an MOU signed in December between the Jamaica Tourist Board and Airbnb aimed at driving tourism growth and diversity. It will also focus on the participation of Airbnb as a sponsor and presenter at the upcoming Government of Jamaica/World Tourism Organization/World Bank conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, scheduled for November 27-29, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre,” Seivwright said.The tourism minister will also tour and meet with senior executives of Google on Thursday.According to Seivwright – the meeting will provide an opportunity for Google, the multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, to explain its relationship with tourism boards and ministries worldwide.Bartlett will also meet with senior representatives from Uber, the ride-sharing technology company which operates in 633 cities worldwide.“Jamaica’s tourism sector has significant potential, but it will only thrive if we work as partners in building it,” Bartlett said.“We have been placing emphasis on partnerships aimed at empowering our people to help foster tourism’s growth at the community level in order to build a sustainable industry that has a positive impact on the lives of every Jamaican,” he added.last_img read more