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2014-07-09 08:33:27

New Program Offers Members More Earning Potential, Upgrades, VIP Access to Hotels and Local Experiences to Fit Their Travel Style BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, unveiled today the launch of Expedia+ rewards, a new and enhanced customer loyalty program. Expedia+ rewards offers membership at tiered levels, including +blue, +silver and +gold, and even more opportunities to earn and redeem points....

2014-07-09 08:32:13

Innovative Cloud Solution Doubles Hotel Profitability through Big Data Approach SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization software, today announced the closing of a $21M financing led by Accel Partners to extend the company's global reach. Duetto's CEO, Patrick Bosworth, said, "Even though travel is the most penetrated category online, hoteliers are stuck using 20 year old technologies that cannot keep up with today's...

2014-07-09 08:29:20

Naturally-Enriched with Whole Food Ingredients, Fruit PLUS Vitamins(TM) to Offer More Than 100 Percent Daily Value of Six Key Vitamins PHOENIX, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK), advances the frozen fruit category today with the introduction of Rader Farms® Fruit PLUS Vitamins(TM), the first-ever fortified whole frozen fruit product. Using proprietary technology and topical nutrients sourced from whole fruits and vegetables, Fruit PLUS Vitamins builds on...

2014-07-09 08:28:04

United Soybean Board's 21st Annual Survey Cites Benefits of Soy Consumption ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, "What's for dinner?" Healthy options are always a priority when searching for the answer - for their families and themselves. According to the United Soybean Board's 21(st) Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study, consumers demonstrate increased interest in knowing what is on their plates, and the plates...

2014-07-09 08:26:25

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relais & Chateaux properties around the world were recognized in the annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014 readers' survey. The magazine revealed Relais & Chateaux property Triple Creek Ranch was voted #1 hotel in the world, while Ocean House was recognized as the Top Resort in the Continental United States, Planters Inn as the Top Small City Hotel in the Continental United States, and Wickaninnish Inn as the Top Resort in...

2014-07-09 08:25:13

Google Fit Interface Lets Android Users Tap Heart Rate Data Tracked with Mio ALPHA and Mio LINK VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the world's first wrist-worn technology to provide continuous, accurate heart rate monitoring at performance levels, today announced integration with Google Fit to give Android users full control over heart rate monitoring experience. Google Fit, an open platform designed to help users keep better track of...

2014-07-09 08:25:04

Demonstrates how unified fitness tracking enables a personalized community to propel positive recognition and consistent healthy habits. SEATTLE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EveryMove, the world's first fitness tracking network, today unveiled a fresh new mobile app and website to deliver even more benefits for living an active lifestyle. Since its launch in 2012, EveryMove has demonstrated that unifying an individual's fitness data gives them influence across a broad network of partners...

2014-07-09 08:20:34

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stow your carry-on bags and fasten your seatbelts because it's time to fly! Flight attendants Gailen David and Bobby Laurie are landing on televisions across America with a new travel series produced by Savvy Omnimedia, that inspires travelers to make the most of their trip. Gailen David and Bobby Laurie, better known as "The Savvy Stews," had their flight paths cross in 2010 at a conference connecting travel bloggers. "We were...

2014-07-08 23:14:32

Summer Activities abound at new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York. From canoeing and kayaking to hiking, road biking and simply meditating, it's still not too late to book your summer getaway in beautiful Lake Placid and the new Lake House on Mirror Lake. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 After an extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment, the 44-room Lake House at High Peaks Resort is an energetic re-interpretation of the classic ’60’s motor...

2014-07-08 23:14:01

Hatchett Design Remodel's Showroom is constantly transforming to keep up with the latest trends and newest home remodeling products. The kitchen and bathroom vignettes allow Hatchett's clients to touch, sample and compare products before purchasing the items for their remodeling project. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Hatchett Design Remodel has recently unveiled their new kitchen displays in their showroom, a space they constantly update to stay current with the latest...


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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