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2014-08-19 23:09:52

The newly Metro accessible Sheraton Tysons Hotel will play host to Fall Harvest Festivities, including Wine and Beer Tastings, Pumpkin Carving Classes and more… Tysons, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Fall is just about here and the Sheraton Tysons Hotel, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, will be celebrating this year’s Fall Harvest through a multitude of events, activities, and amenities, including a new Metrorail Exploration Package. With all the excitement around the opening of...

2014-08-19 23:08:17

Bedros Keuilian gives his best fitness boot camp advice on the final episode of Spike TV's Gym Rescue Sunday August 24. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Bedros Keuilian is no stranger to the battles faced by the new gym or fitness boot camp owner. He may be the founder of the fastest growing fitness franchise in the nation, but he once battled to feed his family on a personal trainer’s income. Now he mentors other fitness business owners, and as shown in a new video released...

2014-08-19 23:07:27

From Cyber to Cement, These Shops Enable the Preppy Retailer to Engage with Prepsters Through Multiple Touch Points Atlanta (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Country Club Prep, the first and only one-stop e-commerce retailer for preppy apparel, is hosting the grand opening of its first brick-and-mortar store in Charlottesville, Va. on August 23. Launched from a basement in 2012 by two former attorneys turned preppy fashion pros, the award-winning Country Club Prep has experienced an annual 600...

2014-08-19 23:06:38

Balboa Travel reports quickest response time in trip disruption resolution. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Balboa Travel, a top-ranking corporate travel management company since 1969, just announced reports from its 24/7 TripDisruption Service, which was launched earlier this year. TripDisruption offers Balboa clients an experienced emergency response team of agents, dedicated exclusively to managing flight disruptions that typically occur due to weather, emergencies, or safety...

2014-08-19 23:03:38

20 Year Industry Veteran Shane Platt Leads Major Sales Growth Initiatives for the ten-person SkyTouch team, targeting growth across economy, mid-scale and upper mid-scale hotel sectors throughout North America. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 SkyTouch Technology kicks-off a major sales expansion effort for its industry-leading hotel management solution platform. Shane Platt, a hotel industry veteran, is tasked to lead a ten-person sales team, targeting growth across economy, mid-scale...

2014-08-19 23:03:12

The American Group Travel Awards will be held at the Hudson Theatre in the Millennium Broadway Hotel, Times Square, New York City. Voting for all categories is currently open, please visit http://www.americangrouptravelawards.com to participate. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The BusBank and the American Group Travel Awards (AGTA) announced today that The BusBank will be a sponsor of the 2014 AGTA dinner to be held on November 11, 2014 at the Hudson Theatre in New York City....

2014-08-19 23:02:34

But These Bees Were Invited to Stay, as Environmentally Friendly Guests of the New Mexico Resort Santa Ana Pueblo (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Bees can bring to mind sci-fi like headlines, and thoughts of painful stings. In reality honeybees are important contributors to the many fruits and vegetables that we eat. Earlier this summer, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa added two colonies containing 20,000 bees each to its grounds, furthering Tamaya’s mission of being an environmentally...

2014-08-19 23:01:36

Tampa’s premier luxury hotel completes final phase of renovation and debuts new offerings Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Following the completion of a $16 million rooms renovation in late 2012, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is proud to debut the highly anticipated final phase of its $20 million transformation. This second project included a full revamp of all public spaces to match the fresh look and feel of the 442 guest rooms and suites, an all-new dining experience at 1823 Kitchen...

2014-08-19 16:26:27

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Energy Management in the Hospitality Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2049264/Energy-Management-in-the-Hospitality-Industry.htmlHardware, Software, and Services for Energy Management Systems for Hotel Guest Rooms and Common Areas: Global Market Analysis and ForecastsThe guest room energy management market is going through a period of significant evolutionary change, moving from...

2014-08-19 16:23:57

LINCOLN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort is pleased to announce that everyone will now have the opportunity to play custom-designed Thunder Valley Casino Resort games on Win's popular Slots Craze application. Slots Craze is a free social casino game available on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms. In May, the United Auburn Indian Community, owner and operator of Thunder Valley Casino Resort, announced a strategic collaboration with the social...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

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...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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