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2014-05-28 08:38:29

SAUSALITO, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meetings magazine has revealed the gold, silver and bronze winners of its annual Smart Stars Awards, which celebrate the best premier meetings hotels, resorts, cruise lines, event venues, convention and conference centers in North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130314/SF76048LOGO "We are excited to congratulate the hotels, resorts and meeting venues in 25 categories that showcase how each excels, among their many...

2014-05-28 08:32:07

TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - With warm weather comes an influx of visitors to this great nation of ours. The second largest country on earth, Canada certainly has a lot to offer: gorgeous views to photograph, a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy, and lots of opportunities to travel--without even leaving the country. Did you know that a large portion of travellers to Canada happen to be our very own family and friends from afar? Of the 16 million tourists in 2012, almost half...

2014-05-25 12:20:54

IHG's summer movie-themed sweepstakes includes the chance to win one of five Hollywood experiences and thousands of instant prizes for IHG® Rewards Club Members ATLANTA, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's leading hotel companies, is teaming up with Coca-Cola to celebrate the summer season Hollywood-style with the IHG(®) Rewards Club "Reel Summer" promotion. The promotion, which runs June 2, 2014 through Sept. 2,...

2014-05-23 08:22:07

NEW YORK, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Loews Corporation (NYSE: L) announced today that its oil and gas exploration and production subsidiary, HighMount Exploration & Production, LLC, is pursuing strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the business. At March 31, 2014, HighMount's total assets, primarily comprised of natural gas and oil reserves, had a carrying value of approximately $1.1 billion (excluding deferred tax assets). HighMount had long-term debt and other...

2014-05-22 23:00:29

The Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property – the Club’s first in Panama – is set to open in 2016. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Panama, the continental crossroads connecting Central America and South America, will be home to the next Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property when Dreams Buenaventura is completed in 2016. The newly constructed 450-suite resort will fit in perfectly in one of the country’s most-exclusive luxury coastal communities,...

2014-05-21 08:27:14

The Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand and the PGA TOUR reveal travel activity of golf pros ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From professional golfers to caddies to tournament staffers, the golf community is comprised of seasoned business travelers. Results released today by the Crowne Plaza(®) Hotels & Resorts brand reveal that PGA TOUR golfers travel on average more than 44,000 miles per year for tournament activity, equating to almost two round the world trips([1])....

2014-05-20 23:00:16

DAE Signs With Beirut Timeshare Resort Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE, is bringing the world’s best exchange product to Lebanon with a new venture initiated by its recently-opened office in Egypt. DAE Egypt has signed an agreement with Sun House Vacation Club who own the Sun Hills Suites Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, to provide DAE services to their members. The 5-star Sun Hills Suites Hotel is located in the luxurious area of Adma, just...

2014-05-20 16:26:23

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International travelers are growing concerned as the number of countries with confirmed cases of MERS increases to twelve. To address these concerns, Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains how travel insurance can and can't help. Contracting MERS is Covered (For Now)As of May 19, travel insurance providers consider becoming infected with MERS an "unforeseen event", meaning they will provide...

2014-05-18 23:00:14

DAE Global First To Sponsor GNEX 2015 (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Perspective Group announces that DAE has confirmed participation in its fifth consecutive Global Networking Expo (GNEX Conference). DAE, the largest privately owned timeshare exchange provider in the world has supported the GNEX Conference platform since its inception in 2011. Now, as preparations for the fifth Annual event get underway, not only has DAE confirmed Platinum Sponsorship again just weeks after the hugely successful...

2014-05-15 20:24:40

DETROIT, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a $30 million renovation project, the remodeling of 100,000 square feet of meeting space at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center will begin on May 19. This phase of the riverfront hotel's massive overhaul is expected to be completed in December. The meeting space at the Detroit Marriot spans three floors with 34 separate rooms and the renovation will enhance functionality as well as aesthetics. The renovation will be done in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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