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2011-07-20 02:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel guest satisfaction with costs and fees has improved despite higher room rates, while satisfaction with other service and product-related aspects has declined amid increasing occupancy rates, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) Now in its 15th year, the study measures overall...

2011-05-02 05:00:00

HOMEWOOD, IL, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - With trespassing incidents and fatalities on the rise in the United States, CN (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) is marking Rail Safety Week from May 2 to May 8, 2011, with a public awareness campaign that stresses the deadly risks of trespassing on railroad tracks and property. CN Police are issuing a call to action with their SEE IT? REPORT IT! You Could Save a Life initiative, urging members of the public to call CN Police at 1- 800-465-9239 when they...

2011-03-23 14:15:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of the all-suite, home-like hotels, today launched an integrated brand awareness campaign starring the brand's beloved "Lewis the Duck" mascot and its suites with full kitchens. The campaign includes TV, print, and online ads, as well as a Duckmentary chronicling Lewis' TV ad shoot, which will serve as the centerpiece for a corresponding social media and public relations campaign. To view...

2010-11-01 06:15:00

TO REGISTER FOR ASSISTANCE, VOLUNTEER OR DONATE, CONTACT THE PERSON NAMED AT THE END OF EACH ENTRY THAT INTERESTS YOU CARNEGIE, Pa., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division: Now thru December 24th - Daily from 10:00 am thru 10:00 pm - Red Kettle Season More than 100 kettles are placed at various sites throughout Allegheny County with a goal of $810,000. Check The Salvation Army's website for exact locations...

2010-05-04 05:00:00

Ritz-Carlton, Homewood Suites, Renaissance, Drury Inn & Suites, and Microtel Inn & Suites among the top chains for their price. YONKERS, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rough economy has taken its toll on the hospitality industry and Consumer Reports Hotel Survey finds there are good hotel choices for every budget. Readers found The Ritz-Carlton, Homewood Suites, Renaissance, Drury Inn & Suites, and Microtel Inn & Suites were among the most satisfying of 48...

2009-06-15 08:00:00

Complimentary Food & Beverage Offerings Get Makeover with New Range of Delicious and Healthier Options MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Homewood Suites by Hilton,(R) the international brand of all-suite, residential-style hotels, serves up a tasty slice of savings with the re-vamping of its complimentary Suite Start(R) hot breakfast and Welcome Home(R) reception meal programs. Developed with the help of a consulting chef, the brand spent more than two years crafting and testing...

2009-02-20 13:16:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hear the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman and President Barack Obama through dramatizations at The Homewood Salvation Army. The organization has created a comprehensive "Salute to Black History Month" program that is free and open to the public. Slated for Tuesday, February 24th at 6:00 pm, the evening promises to feed the soul and the body through home cooked food, poetry, mime, dance and drama. Specialty booths will also be...

2008-10-09 00:00:39

Pittsburgh police are investigating a report of an infant found abandoned in Homewood. A passerby called 911 about 1:41 p.m. to report finding an infant girl sitting in a car seat on Felicia Way behind the KFC restaurant, said police Cmdr. Thomas Stangrecki. The girl, about 2 weeks old, appeared to be unharmed, but was taken to Children's Hospital as a precaution, Stangrecki said. The parents of the infant are being interviewed by detectives with the Sex Assault & Family Crisis...

2007-10-16 12:00:48

The Four Winds Casino Resort announced today a new bus service that will shuttle guests from several locations in the Chicago metropolitan area to the new Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich. Bus service will depart from locations in Chicago, Crestwood, Ill., Homewood, Ill. and Countryside, Ill. All new riders who sign up for the W Club player's card will receive $10.00 in free-play. The rider's bonus package will vary depending on the pick-up location. Each pick-up location...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.