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2014-09-25 12:21:38

Latest Travel Leaders Group Survey Also Looks at Flight Selections and Duty of Care PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Travel Leaders Group provided survey data specific to its business travelers in which nearly 86% of those polled stated business travel bookings are better than or on par with this time last year - in fact, there was a 3.3% increase in those stating year-over-year bookings are higher. Additional findings indicated a double-digit increase in the number of...

2014-09-25 12:21:16

-- Ski-Doo becomes the official snowmobile for Burton's Team of Pro Snowboarders -- Ski-Doo and Burton to co-develop products -- Ski-Doo sponsors the Burton Mountain Festival VALCOURT, QC, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP's Ski-Doo brand is partnering with Burton Snowboards, the world's leading snowboarding company, with Ski-Doo becoming the official snowmobile for Burton Snowboards' team of pro riders. The two companies also agreed...

2014-09-25 12:20:48

Survey Reveals that Kindness to Airline Attendants Goes a Long Way SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from TripIt, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app from Concur(®) (Nasdaq: CNQR), reveals the top 10 travel faux pas and how to keep the peace. Knowing the behaviors that are the biggest turnoffs to travelers can make everyone's experience better during the travel-heavy Thanksgiving holiday, and year-round. TripIt conducted a survey in September...

2014-09-25 08:31:08

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global casino gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT) continues its global systems expansion with its agreement to provide state-of-the-industry systems solutions to the most anticipated integrated entertainment resort, City of Dreams Manila. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/LA91408LOGO City of Dreams Manila will be equipped with IGT Advantage systems, sbX Floor Manager and Service Window, providing a comprehensive patron interaction...

2014-09-25 08:25:45

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport Beans(®)Energizing Jelly Beans(®) adds two new flavors to their line-up: Juicy Pear and Green Apple. The additions expand the flavor offering of the world's first sports performance jelly beans designed for the endurance athlete. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/148019 The refreshing Juicy Pear and Green Apple are made with real fruit juices and purees and colors derived from natural sources and are gluten...

2014-09-25 08:25:22

Campaign Also Gives Consumers The Chance To Win Free Room Nights ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announced the launch of its Holiday Inn(®) brand's #JourneyOnContest via Instagram as part of the brand's Journey to Extraordinary campaign. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a single image can convey a powerful story that inspires many. From the first family road trip to the finish line of a...

2014-09-25 08:25:15

New Citrus Zinger Sport Provides Hydration On-the-Move AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying hydrated is a crucial part of any exercise routine, but when it comes to guzzling down sugary sports drinks, there is a better option. Introducing the Citrus Zinger Sport - the latest product by Zing Anything designed especially for work-outs. The eco-friendly, reusable bottle has a built-in juicer and a hands-free, flip-up straw. Users can mix up their own infused water...

2014-09-25 08:25:04

AMERICAN CANYON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Saturday, September 27, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards (JRV) hosts "Fresh Coat," an installation of graffiti art from prominent urban artists from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Fresh Coat includes a concert from award-winning American folk rock band Delta Rae at 4:00 p.m. DJ Rotten Robbie will spin from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. and Jamieson Ranch's own SANHO "The Indian" will open for Delta Rae. "Our goal is to bring the community together to...

2014-09-24 23:14:42

Each of the four product in the CB-1 Weight Gain System is designed to address common pitfalls that men or women may face when struggling with weight gain. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The makers of the weight gain pill called CB-1 Weight Gainer created an entire weight gain product line called the CB-1 Weight Gain System. The system includes four parts: the 24-page Weight Gain Guidebook, the Weight Gain Support Multivitamin, The Weight Gain Shake and their very successful CB-1...

2014-09-24 23:13:28

Remanufactured Fitness Equipment Company Contracts Technology Firm to Develop State of the Art Monitoring and Review System New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Fitness Equipment Depot Worldwide reviews final paperwork and announces a contractual agreement to develop a real-time review and monitoring system to improve the customer experience and to align the organization around the needs and wants of FEDWW clients. Through the advancements of a highly integrated review system embedded...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

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...

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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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