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2014-09-17 08:27:29

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Resorts has been chosen to host the prestigious international AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Golf Open which will take place from 7th to 10th May 2015 on Heritage Golf Club golf course. The official launch was held on Friday 26th of August 2014 at the C Beach Club at Heritage Resorts located at Domaine de Bel Ombre. This world-class golf tournament will become the first ever tri-sanctioned tournament endorsed by the...

2014-09-17 08:26:40

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The small town of Loris, South Carolina welcomes residents and visitors for a week-long celebration kicking off the 35(th) annual Loris Bog-Off starting Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146458 To celebrate the 35(th) anniversary of this popular festival, the town of Loris, located just north of the Myrtle Beach area, will host activities throughout the week for families and visitors to the area. The...

2014-09-17 08:25:34

Rock Legends Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and More Return to Jam and Record with Lucky Fantasy Campers LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky "weekend warrior" musicians and anyone who sings or has ever wanted to learn about songwriting will have the unique opportunity to meet and rock out with music legends including, Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and more during the new season of specialty camps announced today by Rock and Roll...

2014-09-17 08:24:56

Guests walk through a Chilling 40 x 22-foot Toxic Zombie Jungle Entrance & 5 Acres of bloodcurdling Jungle trails to reach a terrifying 10,000 square-foot Ancient Ruins Pyramid Haunted House & a VIP Zombie Lounge MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Event Productions and Jungle Island present "Terror in the Jungle." A 20-night haunted theme park attraction that will take place Thurs.-Sun. and one Wed. from Oct. 2, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 from 7:30 pm till Midnight. Terror in...

2014-09-17 08:24:30

Premium Experiential Marketplace Offers Exclusive Experiences Packaged for Adventure-Seekers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, a premium experiential marketplace that offers exclusive experiences to customers who are passionate about food, wine, music, sports, entertainment, travel, and beyond, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Adventure category. This new category offers a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences curated for the ultimate thrill-seeker. In...

2014-09-17 08:21:02

Guests can save more than 55% on seven-night Caribbean cruises from $299 this fall, only available at iCruise.com® DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- iCruise.com, a leading national travel retailer, is giving guests the opportunity to set sail in a balcony on one of the world's newest mega ships, the MSC Divina, from $299 per person this fall with their Caribbean Blowout Sale. This unprecedented offer on seven-night Caribbean cruises saves more than 55% on...

2014-09-17 04:20:10

- Travel bookings via mobile devices increase by more than 20 percent in the first six months of 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance advertising technology company, today revealed its Travel Flash Report that highlights the increased use of mobile devices in consumer travel planning and purchasing worldwide. This report provides insight on both the share and value of bookings generated from mobile devices for travel websites, including...

2014-09-17 00:20:48

Clearwater Beach hotel entices fans with deal that includes deluxe accommodations, tickets to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, complimentary breakfast CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida vacationers will flip over Sandpearl Resort's new family vacation package celebrating the highly anticipated release of "Dolphin Tale 2." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140913/145975 The Clearwater Beach hotel's new deal invites guests to enjoy luxury accommodations...

2014-09-16 23:10:30

Complete Auto Loans offers insight on the best road trips to take this year in new article. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 “Full of hidden gems and amazing views, the best way to explore the island of Oahu is by car,” says Complete Auto Loans in their newly released article. Breaking down the five best road trips in the US, the no credit check auto lender shares the “must-see” road trips of the year. https://completehomeloans.net/application-form/ - 60 second application...

2014-09-16 23:10:28

Diet Doc’s new Emotional Eaters Diet Plans have helped people nationwide improve their health and restore their figure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Emotional eaters generally turn to food, not because they are actually hungry, but for comfort during times of stress, loneliness, and frustration. These comfort foods typically consist of fatty, sugar laden treats that may provide temporary relief, but can lead to unwanted weight gain, as well as sabotaging the best laid weight...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

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