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2014-07-02 23:09:22

Silver Dollar City's groundbreaking wood coaster is ranked at the top in a Travel Channel global competition. Branson, Missouri (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Silver Dollar City’s groundbreaking wood coaster Outlaw Run gathered more international accolades when it was named the winner of the Travel Channel’s 2014 competition Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination in Episode 2. The program featuring Outlaw Run just aired Sunday, June 29, on the Travel Channel, including footage shot at the...

2014-07-02 23:08:41

KFC and Sbarro among the lowest-scoring chains overall, Chick-fil-A earns high marks; Plus, the best & worst chains for value, healthy options, most delectable fare. YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The burgers that made McDonald’s famous have been deemed the worst-tasting of all the major U.S burger chains by Consumer Reports’ readers. And when it comes to the most satisfying fast-food dining experience, biggest isn’t always best ― KFC and Sbarro earned some of the lowest...

2014-07-02 23:07:12

Bedros Keuilian says that tight budgets and tight schedules make this the ideal time for starting a fitness boot camp. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Bedros Keuilian may have founded the Fit Body Boot Camp franchise over a decade ago, but he says that today’s marketplace is even more ideal than it was then. According to Keuilian, whose franchise now has over 1500 locations worldwide, tight budgets and increasingly busy schedules mean starting a fitness boot camp makes more sense now than it ever...

2014-07-02 23:07:10

The founder of the fastest growing fitness franchise in the country explains the three commonalities that make the top fitness franchises so successful. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Bedros Keuilian knows a little something about fitness franchises. Though he spends most of his time now as a fitness marketing coach, he is also the founder of Fit Body Boot Camps, the fastest-selling fitness franchise in the country. He explains that while there are a number of fitness businesses...

2014-07-02 23:06:55

Eating less fat has caused people to eat more processed foods. People should worry less about limiting saturated fat in their diets and focus more on eating a variety of whole or minimally processed foods. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Decades of well-meaning advice to not eat much fat (especially saturated fat) led food manufacturers and consumers to replace fat with refined carbohydrates and sugar. But low-fat chips, cookies, and other highly processed foods aren't necessarily a...

2014-07-02 23:03:59

This summer, grab your smartphones, favorite apple variety, and take a selfie: U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is asking apple lovers to photograph their favorite summer moments with an apple in hand through its “Summer Selfie” Facebook contest. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Road tripping with a Red Delicious? Picnicking with a Pink Lady? This summer, grab your smartphones and take a selfie: U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is asking apple lovers to photograph their favorite...

2014-07-02 23:01:24

Money raised from the ride from New York City to Mount Washington (N.H.) will benefit LIVESTRONG Foundation and people affected by cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Last summer, Rob Holden, Ian Laurie and Matt Winstone rented a Boris bike (bike share) in London, drove it 700 miles to the base of Mount Ventoux in Southern France, rode it to the peak and returned it to its dock within 24 hours to avoid the late fee. The trip raised more than $40,000 for the UK’s Macmillan Cancer...

2014-07-02 23:00:43

mywurld™, Canada’s leading travel agent platform, today announces a strengthened partnership with Viator, the world leader in travel activities. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 mywurld™, Canada’s leading travel agent platform, today announces a strengthened partnership with Viator, the world leader in travel activities. From the latest tours in New York City to exploring the Vatican after-hours in Rome, mywurld offers agents access to Viator’s unrivaled collection of global...

2014-07-02 23:00:16

Unlimited Vacation Club's Dreams Buenaventura Coming to Panama Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) property – the Club’s first in Panama – is set to open in 2016. 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...

2014-07-02 23:00:14

Grand Residences Celebrates Successful First Six Months Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The newest Royal Resorts property brings authentic five star services and amenities to shared ownership’s luxury market; Grand Residences currently ranked #1 in its area by TripAdvisor. Nestled in a private enclave between scenic Riviera Maya and bustling Cancun, the 103-all-suite Grand Residences Riviera Cancun debuted in December 2013 as the newest resort in the Royal Resorts collection. The...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Polish chicken
2014-07-07 14:10:21

The Polish chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Europe, although its exact origin is unknown. Some suggest that the breed descended from Asian chickens brought to the area during medieval times, while others assert that the breed could have descended from Italian or Spanish chickens. Despite the debate about its origins, it was given a standard in the Netherlands in the sixteenth century. It was introduced into the United States of America in the early nineteenth...

Brahma chicken
2014-07-07 08:45:02

The Brahma chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the United States by crossing chickens that were imported from Shanghai, China and the Chittigong chicken from Bangladesh, although this origin has been the subject of debate. It was first introduced into England in 1852, where a dark color variety would be created and later shipped to the United States and accepted by the American Poultry Association in 1874. It was the most popular meat bird between the 1850s and the...

Plymouth Rock
2014-07-07 08:19:50

The Plymouth Rock chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the United States of America during the mid-nineteenth century. Although its exact origin is unknown, it is thought to have been bred or popularized by John C. Bennet and developed by crossing black Java chickens, Cochins, Dominiques, and other breeds. Because the breed originally held barbed coloration, it is sometimes known as the barred rock chicken, but it does come in other color varieties. Until World War II,...

New Hampshire chicken
2014-07-07 08:11:54

The New Hampshire chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of New Hampshire in the United States of America. It was developed using Rhode Island red chickens and selective breeding was used to produce a different breed with rapid maturity and feather growth and enhanced egg laying abilities. The breed was accepted as an official breed by the American Poultry Association in 1935. The New Hampshire chicken varies in weight depending upon the sex, with cocks...

Lamona
2014-07-07 08:01:09

The Lamona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the United States of America during the early twentieth century. The breed was named after Harry S. Lamon, who developed it while working as the senior poultry expert at the Bureau of Animal Industry, now known as the USDA's Agricultural Research Service. He used white leghorns, white Plymouth Rock chickens, and silver-gray Dorkings to develop the breed and by 1933 it was accepted as an official breed by the American Poultry...

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