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2014-02-19 08:27:37

Hotel near Pinehurst Golf Resort offers recently renovated deluxe accommodations at competitive rate for golf tournament SOUTH CARY, N.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Golf enthusiasts in town for the history-making U.S. Open this June can get wrapped up in all of the daily excitement on the course, then head to the Courtyard Raleigh Cary for a night of relaxation in comfort and quiet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/MN66328) Located near Pinehurst Golf...

2014-02-19 08:26:46

BEIJING, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European luxury hotel company Kempinski's largest property in China will be unveiled in May 2014. The development, set on 14-square-kilometre grounds in the heart of scenic Yanqi Lake, Beijing, includes a total of 595 guestrooms and suites with 306 rooms at Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing, located on the main land, as well as 111 rooms at the State Guest House and 178 rooms spread across 12 Boutique Hotels, on a private island. (Photo:...

2014-02-18 23:03:41

GuestDriven, a rapidly growing hospitality software solution provider, has secured an investment round of over $3 million to fuel growth for social-mobile guest engagement platform, transforming the customer experience in leading hotels around the world. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 GuestDriven, a rapidly growing hospitality software solution provider, has secured an investment round of over $3 million led by Plaza Ventures (investors in Locationary, Keek), Real Ventures...

2014-02-18 16:29:22

BOSTON and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J/Brice Design International, Inc. - the dominant hospitality design firm in the Middle East - has been commissioned by Saudi Arabia's Fakieh Group to design the interior of the new Planetarium at its Al Shallal Theme Park on the Jeddah Corniche. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NE67308 The Fakieh Group (www.fakiehgroup.com) is the 34(th) largest company in Saudi Arabia and is renown in hospitality and...

2014-02-14 16:21:34

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 14 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In January of 2014, a weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex swept the nation. It led to an unprecedented winter storm season and stranded travelers from Atlanta to Minnesota. Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains three lessons travelers can learn from the polar vortex. Timing is CriticalThis season, 14 winter storms have been named. These names play a vital role in travel...

2014-02-14 08:25:30

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today that The Steve Harvey Morning Show's radio co-hosts Shirley Strawberry and Carla Ferrell launched The Comfort Suites Girlfriend Getaway Sweepstakes while broadcasting live at the Comfort Suites brand's newly renovated Bahamian property, Comfort Suites Paradise Island. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/NE98133LOGO-l) During...

2014-02-13 23:27:19

The Hilton Garden Inn Arcadia invites Radiology and Radiation Oncology Conference attendees to stay close to the event at a lower cost. Arcadia, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Hilton Garden Inn Arcadia hotel has announced they are offering Los Angeles Radiological Midwinter Conference guests a discounted room rate from February 21 – 23, 2014. Attendees are invited to stay close to the Pasadena Convention Center for a much lower cost and enjoy all that the local Arcadia area has to...

2014-02-13 12:25:34

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the industry leading Marriott Mobile app for smartphones, Marriott Hotels announced today the addition of mobile checkout. Mobile checkout is the latest innovation from Marriott Hotels in a string of new services designed for today's connected travelers. The flagship brand of Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) leads the industry in offering mobile check-in and now checkout to 326 North American hotels*. An additional 22 international...

2014-02-13 08:23:50

"Green" Certifications Allow Hotels to Showcase Their Sustainability Achievements to Government and Corporate Accounts and Savvy Consumers ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces that IHG Green Engage, the online sustainability program used by more than 2,600 IHG-branded hotels worldwide, is now recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council under its LEED® Volume program and Green Key Global (GKG) as providing streamlined pathways...

2014-02-06 08:21:06

New Hotel in Miami, Florida to Celebrate Grand Opening February 6 MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, welcomes the new Cambria Suites Miami Airport - Blue Lagoon to the growing Cambria Suites brand. On February 6, local business leaders, dignitaries and members of the press will celebrate the grand opening of the hotel, located at 6750 NW 7(th) Street, with VIP interviews, a cocktail...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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