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2010-12-30 07:01:00

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumeirah Carlton Tower, the luxury Knightsbridge hotel, has been voted as one of the world's best hotels in Conde Nast Traveller magazine's seventh annual Gold List - one of only three UK hotels to be recognised for outstanding service. The panel of judges cited the hotel's above and beyond service as the outstanding feature that propelled the hotel onto the Gold List. Feedback from the panel noted the Knightsbridge hotel staff are willing to go...

2010-10-18 01:45:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings the only seaplane tour operator in the UAE is in the process of launching their brand new website. Fun and easy to use, the website will feature important information on the company and some of their spectacular aerial sightseeing tours as well as contact details and a tool for booking online. Begun in August 2007, Seawings offers its guests the chance to see Dubai as never before with their unique tours. These aerial excursions...

2009-11-30 00:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings, the only seaplane tour operator in the Middle East, announces its 2009 Festive Season Promotions. From November 22nd to December 5th 2009 Seawings passengers can benefit from a buy-one-get-one-free flight experience on all Silver and Pearl flights from Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa. From the 6th of December to the 31st of December Seawings Passengers have a choice of two festive Promotions. The first of these is the "Festive...

2009-11-18 16:13:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaikh Holdings, a Dubai based real estate investment and development company, has made substantial construction progress on its award-winning golf development -- Sanctuary Falls. The developer has achieved significant milestones over the past 18 months, and has been working diligently to build the 99 villa community and deliver on its commitment to its residents. Overlooking the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sanctuary Falls...

2008-10-20 09:00:19

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The innovative Crystal Lagoons technology, created by Chilean businessman Fernando Fischmann, will be presented October 28 in Miami, Florida, at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Fall Meeting during the Recreation Council, in an exposition given by the entrepreneur himself at 2:00 pm at the Miami Beach Convention Center. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081020/ARM001-a http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081020/ARM001-b )...

2008-08-03 15:00:21

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--Things are still going gangbusters in Alaska's North Slope oil patch and oil service contractors engaged in oil field maintenance and support work are busier than ever. Bed space is still extremely tight, as are seats on airplanes ferrying workers to and from the Slope. About 14,400 people were at work on oil and gas projects in May, the latest period for which statistics were available from the state Department of Labor and...

2005-10-26 20:10:34

By Andrew Hammond DUBAI (Reuters) - Billion-dollar islands being built off the coast of Dubai offer wealthy tourists a chance to leave the world behind, but environmentalists say the Gulf's delicate marine ecosystem is paying the price for this perfect escape. Government-owned developer Nakheel is building three islands in the shape of palm trees -- one surrounded by more islands spelling out an Arabic poem -- and a fourth group of 300 private islands shaped like a map of the world....


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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