Atlético won Levante and the rojiblanco team won three consecutive victories in the league championship after beating Osasuna, Betis and the Granota team. It is the second time he has achieved it during the campaign. Curiously, in the first three league days he won all three matches. He beat Getafe, Leganés by the minimum and won Eibar 3-2, so he took nine points out of nine possible. On the fourth day he fell in San Sebastian. Since then he had not linked three straight wins. The win against Levante gives air to a team that continues with options, although it is still far from the head. It is located five points from Barcelona and Real Madrid. He’s the worst Atlético with Simeone on the bench, but he’s still hooked on LaLiga. There are many points, but it is not an insurmountable distance. And put to believe and have faith, there is no one more believer than Atlético. Atlético finishes the first league round in third position, with 35 points, tied with Sevilla. That is, it meets the objective set since the beginning of the campaign. The big challenge of each exercise is to finish in the top four classified and play Champions League every year. Regarding points, it is the worst of Cholo, matched with that of two campaigns ago. In exercise 16-17, Atlético finished the first round with 35 points, although with more victories. Now he has nine and then he got ten. In that exercise it was fourth. He won ten games, drew five and lost four. He scored 34 goals and conceded 16. Atlético have won nine, tied eight and have only lost two of the 19 games they have played in this 2019-20 League. He only fell defeated against Real Sociedad and Barcelona. He has marked 22 goals and conceded 12. Morata is the top scorer of the team, with seven goals. Correa, who was almost out in summer, is being decisive. He has scored three goals and given five assists. The problem of the Madrid team in this first round is the large number of matches they have drawn, eight. His lack of successful scorer has weighed his score. The year that Atlético won the title, 2013-14 season, Atlético had 50 points. In six of the 19 games played he did not score. He didn’t score against Real Sociedad, Celta, Real Madrid, Valladolid, Barcelona and Villarreal. In almost a third of the matches did not mark, something improper of a team of the quality of the rojiblanco. And that is giving your rivals too much advantage. Only in seven games (Eibar, Mallorca, Athletic, Espanyol, Osasuna, Betis and Levante) could he score two or more goals. On the other hand, it remains the same reliable team as always. Atletico has only conceded twelve goals and is the one that has received the least, tied with Real Madrid. In a practically new rear, with Trippier, Felipe and Lodi as headlines (and in many days also as Beautiful in the initial eleven), Atlético barely fits. It is what keeps him alive. His defensive system continues to create many problems for his opponents. Simeone is optimistic.Simeone is optimistic about the immediate future, since he has seen improvement in the game. Waiting for Diego Costa to return (he is expected at the end of February), Atlético combs the market in search of a 9. Simeone asked for it months ago, aware that with something more goal Atlético would be really fighting for the championship. Atlético will now focus on the Spanish Supercup dispute, thinking that their worst moments in LaLiga have passed.
Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger Unveils Artist CollaborationWaikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger Unveils Artist CollaborationAs part its $35 million complete modernization, Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger recently unveiled “The Beachcomber Originals” – an alliance of extraordinary artisans whose contributions to the hotel’s look, sound and taste create a one-of-a-kind journey of the senses for its visitors.The original dozen collaborators include celebrated craft brewers, a Hawaiian fiber artist and internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist. With its central location, steps to Waikiki Beach – partnering with iconic beachcombers from surfers, photographers and models to printmakers and painters was a natural fit.“Our Beachcomber Originals are social-savvy tastemakers who, through this exclusive partnership with Outrigger, manifest their shared love of Waikiki Beach and Hawaiian culture via their artwork and aloha,” said Ike Cockett, general manager of Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger. “Guests of Waikiki Beachcomber can enjoy the original aesthetic and culinary creations of this local artist network, as well as have opportunities to interact with them through our ‘B Original’ crafted series.”Zak Noyle, arguably the world’s most respected and celebrated extreme-surf photographer, is the Beachcomber Original most prominently featured in the hotel; his dramatic underwater imagery welcomes guests up the 75-foot escalator tunnel and fills the wall behind the headboard of every guest room. Waikiki Beachcomber’s exclusive partnership with Zak includes original programming such as a quarterly talk-story series and aqua-photography sessions with the artist himself.“It has been an honor to work on this project with a team of interior designers and architects who sincerely respect the destination and bring a modern twist to the heart of Waikiki – the birthplace of modern surfing,” said Zak Noyle. “I can’t think of a better place or way to showcase and share my water photography than at the all-new Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger,” added Noyle.Meet The Beachcomber Originals:Abigail Romanchak – A celebrated printmaker, Abigail aims to empower and assert a Hawaiian sense of identity and culture through her work. Her prints add texture and grace to each guest room at Waikiki Beachcomber.Emma Wo – Business owner, role model and content creator known as “the aloha babe;” Emma’s voice has become influential as she spends time for both work and play at the Waikiki Beachcomber.Erin Ibarra – Hawaii’s “chalkboard queen,” Erin is a self-taught artist, muralist and creator of “Elevation” – the hand-drawn Floors of Flora murals that are found by the elevator bank on each floor at the Waikiki Beachcomber.Garrett Marrero – Bringing cheers and beers to Waikiki Beachcomber, Garrett is the founder and CEO of Maui Brewing Co, the hotel’s anchor restaurant, and was recently honored as the National Small Business Person of the Year and as a semi-finalist in E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year.Ha‘a Keaulana – Westside Oahu surfer, print artist, surftographer, creator and stellar athlete; the Waikiki Beachcomber has become one of her go-to spots for a weekend getaway ideally situated next to the sea.Jonathan Rotmensch – Owner of Hawaii’s most Instagrammed coffee shop, Hawaiian Aroma Caffe at the Waikiki Beachcomber, Jonathan is the brain and lead on the Beachcomber’s TOMA (Terrace of Modern Art) event series and stylish poolside parties.Makana – An internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer, composer and activist, Makana created “The New Sound of Waikiki” specifically for Waikiki Beachcomber – fresh beats that will be heard throughout the hotel.Margo Ray – Print, collage and installation artist; her colorful work is featured alongside an entire interior wall at the hotel’s Maui Brewing Co. This 64-foot mural features one of Hawaii’s most beloved hula dancers, Beverly Noa.Marques Hanalei Marzan – An expert fiber artist from Kaneohe and advocate for indigenous arts and cultural practitioners, his intricate fiber (rope) art is found prominently hanging inside of Maui Brewing Co.Matt Bauer – Photographer, creative director, surfer and entrepreneur, Matt played an integral role in executing #WaikikiVibes through his artistic video and photography lens.Vince Lim – Renowned scenic and adventure photographer, Vince’s iconic, aerial Waikiki photography can be found in every guest room at Waikiki Beachcomber.Zak Noyle – One of the most-widely recognized surf photographers in the world, Zak captures vibrant, awe-inspiring surf and wave photographs; his iconic underwater images fill the walls of every single guest room and other key on-property locales.Learn more about the Beachcomber Originals at outrigger.com/original as well as keep tabs on upcoming music and events at the property. Fans can follow Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger on Instagram at @beachcomberhi to celebrate the #WaikikiVibes and check out the featured artwork as part of its new “B Original” network. Bookings for Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger can be made today at both Outrigger.com and WaikikiBeachcomber.comAbout Outrigger Hospitality GroupFor more than 70 years, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawaii to premier resort destinations in Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company currently operates and/or has in development 38 properties and over 7,000 rooms – inviting guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program. Outrigger’s multi-branded portfolio includes Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA Hotels by Outrigger® and Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger® while also managing select properties from top international hotel brands including Embassy Suites®, Best Western®, Wyndham Destinations and Hilton Grand VacationsTM.Find out more at Outrigger.com or visit @OutriggerResorts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Source = Outrigger Hospitality Group