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2014-07-18 23:06:48

Astronaut Franklin Chang-Díaz Inspires a Second Galaxy Menu, Starlit Golf Course Nocturnal Golf has Monkeys and Iguana Audience, and Perfect 10 Package Takes a Ride to Ecological Treasure Coco Island Guanacaste, Costa Rica (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 WHO: FOUR SEASONS RESORT COSTA RICA WHAT: A triplet of Wonders to celebrate the resort’s 10th Anniversary WONDER #1: GASTRONOMY MEETS ASTRONOMY Taste of the Stars: A collaboration with Costa Rican astronaut Franklin Chang-Díaz...

2014-07-18 23:06:18

Local IT company partnered with mobile bakery to provide free treats to attendants. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Stratosphere Networks, an Evanston-based IT managed service provider, made an appearance at the Fourth Annual Evanston Food Truck Festival. The team from Stratosphere Networks weren’t just normal attendants though; they were there to pass out 50 vouchers to the Sweet Ride Chicago truck. The Evanston Food Truck Festival was held in Brummel Park on Tuesday, July 15 at...

2014-07-18 23:05:29

Diet Doc Weight Loss created a new, medical diet plan that helps people reduce the risk of kidney disease by reducing protein and sale intake, phosphorus food additives, and controlling blood glucose levels. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Diet Doc Weight Loss announces a newly designed diet plan to help people reduce the incident of kidney disease. Diet Doc Weight Loss created a new, medical diet plan that helps people reduce the risk of kidney disease by reducing protein and sale...

2014-07-18 23:05:16

Active Adventures New Zealand has been offering New Zealand hiking trips for two decades, and the jewel in the crown is the Ultimate South Island Adventure ‘Rimu’ trip. Since 1995, more than 5,000 travellers have joined the ‘Rimu’ adventure tour to hike, bike and kayak through parks, valleys, bays and backroads. Queenstown, Otago (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Leading adventure tour operator, Active Adventures, mark a milestone as they celebrate 20 years of small group adventure tours....

2014-07-18 23:00:37

The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina has hired local Naturalist Vince McGrath and has begun offering its resort guests morning wildlife walking and kayaking expeditions to explore the eco-zones of the local marine environment. Guests are be able to observe numerous flora and fauna – from what’s under the sea to what lives on the shoreline, tide pools and upland habitats of the dunes. Fort Myers Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina has hired...

2014-07-18 20:20:23

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle experiences, recently announced the latest addition to its international franchise expansion. By overwhelming popular demand, a new outlet has opened for motorcycle rental and tours in Mackay, Australia--marking the third expansion on the continent since the establishment of outlets in Sydney and Brisbane. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128653) Chris...

2014-07-18 12:26:38

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation has launched new capabilities in its award-winning Sabre Hotel RFP solution, designed to simplify the hotel negotiation and request for proposal (RFP) process for corporate travel managers and travel agents. The upgraded solution offers a streamlined user experience across multiple processes to help increase efficiency and reduce training time for new users. The enhanced solution will be demonstrated at the Sabre booth during...

2014-07-18 08:20:53

Leading Motorcycle Travel Company Offers Emissions-Free Alpine Tours SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced that the global leader in guided motorcycle tours, Edelweiss Bike Travel in Austria, now offers zero-emission Alpine tours on Zero's high-performance electric motorcycles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127859 Edelweiss Bike Travel has purchased a fleet of six Zero...

2014-07-17 23:12:28

Grace Bikes USA and Nicolai Bikes USA will be hosting members from Gates Carbon Drive and Pinion in order to answer questions and meet with the media at Interbike 2014. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nicolai Bikes USA and Grace Electric Bikes USA distribution companies are bringing together industry professionals to show off the best in bicycle technology and development. The two brands are widely known and referred to in Europe as the “best of the best” by leading review sites...

2014-07-17 23:10:55

ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. Salem, OR (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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