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2014-01-06 16:24:50

VICTORIA, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Almost every consumer-facing company is chasing the social media Holy Grail called 'customer engagement'. And very few have figured out why its important. "If you don't understand why you're doing something, you won't know what to do or how to do it effectively," said Sam Fiorella, author of Influence Marketing. "Customer engagement without a defined goal is simply people talking in a vacuum. Like every part of your business, you need to...

2013-08-30 23:02:58

Unearth Mayan calendars and crystal skulls at No Cost, with beautiful Retina display graphics and Spanish language support in Pay Dirt: Treasures of Chichen Itza. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Independent production studio Hoserland Productions, in partnership with development studio Genius Factor Games, is happy to announce that Pay Dirt: Treasures of Chichen Itza, the first mobile archaeology games experience, is now "Free-To-Play" on iPad and iPhone....

2013-06-14 23:03:12

Pay Dirt: Treasures of Chichen Itza was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and mobile services on the market.  Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, shared with viewers how the app is a virtual tour and simulated archaeological dig of one of Mexico´s most famous ruins. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Pay Dirt: Treasures of Chichen Itza was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch,...

Chichen Itza Had Mayan Observatory
2012-10-07 08:49:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists in Mexico have determined the ancient Mayas observed equinoxes and solstices using the watchtower-like structures built atop the ceremonial ball court at the temples of Chichen Itza. This discovery adds to understanding the many layers of ritual significance the ball game had for the Maya culture. The Mayas played an early version of basketball in the court, using their elbows, knees and hips to knock a heavy...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

2011-03-29 10:55:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Online travel agency vayama.com is offering discounted international airfares to the seven new wonders of the world from $218 total. This is part of vayama's Wonders of the World contest, available through the vayama deals page (http://www.vayama.com/travel-deals/). Travelers can submit their favourite wonder of the world and win up to $777 per person for a pair of airline vouchers to their desired wonder of the world. Of the original...

2011-02-24 09:51:00

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Daly, Charles Howell III and Boo Weekly are just a few of the names that will be participating in this year's Mayakoba Golf Classic, being held at El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Classic, which made history in 2007 by becoming the first PGA Tour event held outside of the United States, began Wednesday, February 23 with the Pro-Am competition. The first round of the tournament will start Thursday...

2011-01-24 14:03:00

The first-ever 3D recording of a Maya site, voted part of the 'New Seven Wonders of the World' EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week a new archaeological data archive and web-based collaborative learning tool launches to provide researchers, educators, filmmakers and digital heritage enthusiasts with the most complete data to date of any ancient Maya site. The archive centerpiece is a priceless 3D record of the ancient Maya city of Chichen Itza, recently...


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