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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...

2014-07-02 20:21:15

PRESS CONFERENCE AT 11:00 AM MILL VALLEY, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- July 4(th) 2014 will mark the first time that a man will ride a bike under the Golden Gate Bridge (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140702/123957) Schiller Sports Inc., founded by Judah Schiller in Mill Valley, will soon begin selling the Schiller Bike, an exquisitely designed carbon fiber water bike with twin props, inflatable pontoons built with state-of-the-art technology and design. This is...

2014-07-02 16:25:44

Full renewal of public spaces and guest rooms at Long Beach, CA, hotel adds to the vitality of downtown LONG BEACH, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Long Beach Downtown is working with top-tier firm VanRooy Design to create a haven of relaxation and sophistication. With fresh new ideas and beautifully designed spaces, the hotel near Long Beach Convention Center is undergoing an exciting transformation. Embracing the essence of the area, the new lobby area...

2014-07-02 16:25:38

25th Anniversary Entries Among Highest in Five Years RESTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored the best in brick design across North America. Selected by an independent panel of judges, the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards spiked this year with more than 150 entries. Established in 1989, the 40 winners in this 25(th) anniversary year span 22 states and Canada. "Fired clay brick offers the aesthetic flexibility to match the...

2014-07-02 16:23:14

Hotel in Hacienda Heights invites guests to stay in spacious rooms before heading to the track for the 2014 thoroughbred world championships HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The comfortably appointed Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County offers guests a hotel equipped with luxurious rooms and only 25 minutes from this year's host of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Santa Anita Park. (Photo -...

2014-07-02 12:25:15

-- Top-Rated Hotel Draws Outdoor Enthusiasts Worldwide with Casual Elegance and Spectacular Scenery -- TOFINO, British Columbia, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wickaninnish Inn was named the #1 resort hotel in Canada by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, which announced its 2014 World's Best Awards today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122101 Situated in Tofino, on Vancouver Island's rugged west coast, the Wickaninnish Inn, a member of Relais & Chateaux,...

2014-07-02 12:21:10

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global light vehicle OE wheels market 2008 to 2028http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_light_vehicle_oe_wheels_market_2008_2028_1.html This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE wheels sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:- Automotive OE wheels market size estimates- Latest technologies...


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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  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.