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2014-09-10 16:24:48

Performances Of PopNation Begin At Hudson - November 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reintroducing the marriage of amazing hotels and great theater, Morgans Hotel Group is thrilled to announce its latest innovative collaboration between Hudson and PopNation, a merging of music, theater and nightlife. The show, produced by Anthony J. Cantalupo, will transform the multi-level Good Units space beneath Hudson, turning it into New York's newest entertainment destination....

2014-09-08 16:22:41

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on our social media channels, we introduce our first social film series: A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Adventure. www.facebook.com/ritzcarlton Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/143961 Each day this week on our social media channels we will feature a clip from the new social film series. The story is centered on a woman named Alice and her travel adventures. The posts on our social channels will be written from the...

2014-09-03 16:25:02

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced the next evolution of its Holiday Inn Express(®) brand's Stay Smart(®) campaign to run exclusively on digital channels, a first for the brand, in order to continue meeting the needs of its guests' on-the-go lifestyle. This year's campaign includes collaborations with comedian and author Jim Gaffigan, popular comedy video website Funny Or Die, and Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy & Curiosity...

2014-09-03 12:27:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announced the selection of McCann Erickson in New York as its integrated agency of record and sister agency, MRM//McCann, to handle digital and customer relationship marketing responsibilities. The selection follows a competitive review and is effective immediately. Choice Hotels International, with 11 brands in the U.S., is one of the world's largest hotel companies. "Today, we are...

2014-09-03 08:34:56

New Location Donating 50% of Opening Day Sales to Batson Children's Hospital FLOWOOD, Miss., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse(®) is debuting its newest restaurant location in Flowood, Mississippi, opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8. To show its support of the local community, 50% of the restaurant's opening day sales (up to $5,000.00) will be donated to Batson Children's Hospital, benefitting the Pediatric Neuromuscular Center and Camp Rainbow. The...

2014-09-02 23:07:48

With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the minds of many Washingtonians, it’s easy to forget that this is prime time for company meeting planners and office managers to be booking their organizations’ holiday parties throughout the Washington, DC, area. Crescent Hotels & Resorts' Washington, DC, area locations are preparing for the holiday rush. TYSONS, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the...

2014-08-30 23:01:53

Skyline Vacation Club Confirms Gold Sponsorship For CRC 2014 Orlando,Florida (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Skyline Vacation Club has confirmed a Gold level sponsorship for the Canadian Resort Conference (CRC 2014) that is to be held September 23-24 in Toronto, Canada. Skyline Vacation Club, a newly launched brand of Toronto based Skyline International Development Inc., provides its members’ access to a unique collection of resorts and boutique hotels that offer more than just a place to...

2014-08-29 08:21:32

HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the Company's management team will present at the following conferences in September of 2014. The Company's Chief Executive Officer, Walter G. "Gil" Goodrich, President, Robert C. Turnham, and Chief Financial Officer, Jan L. Schott, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference at The Sheraton New York Times Square hotel located at 811 Seventh Avenue in New York, New York on...

2014-08-28 16:24:51

Global Luxury Hotel Brand Incorporates Foundations of Dance into Associate Training Program BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and The Joffrey Ballet are taking guest service to a new level with the launch of "Poise and Grace," a series of inspirational video training tutorials led by Ashley Wheater, artistic director of The Joffrey Ballet. As part of the luxury hotel brand's commitment to service excellence, the program was developed to...

2014-08-28 12:27:07

MIAMI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking for a warm tropical escape this winter, Club Med presents all-inclusive sea vacations starting at only $129 per person, per night. For the ultimate ski escape with everything included, from lift tickets to expert instruction and delectable dining, the brand offers snowy getaways to 20 all-inclusive European ski resorts from $1,399 per person, per week. Travelers may enjoy "Sea and Ski Getaways" to a variety of Club Med resorts...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'