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2014-07-23 16:24:44

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, The World Leader in Private Clubs(® )(NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp and Zhejiang Construction Real Estate Development Group Co. Ltd, an internationally experienced company in the development of high-end properties, announces plans for the opening of West Lake Lu, a beautiful 170,000-square-foot private club and boutique hotel in the resort area of picturesque Hangzhou City of Zhejiang Province in China. ClubCorp will manage Lu, slated to open in...

2014-07-23 16:24:32

New follower capabilities make managing multiple travelers simple SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase, Sabre's web and mobile travel application, is now making it easier for travel arrangers to stay in touch with travelers through new TripCase Follower capabilities. TripCase is the first travel itinerary app to give travel arrangers anywhere-access to the details of their travelers' trips including the latest itinerary updates....

2014-07-23 16:21:00

RED BAY, NL, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Residents of Red Bay, Labrador and the surrounding Labrador Straits region watched on today during a formal ceremony as three UNESCO plaques - one in English, French and Basque - describing the international significance of the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station World Heritage Site were unveiled. The approximately 600 hectare World Heritage property that takes in a wealth of terrestrial and submerged cultural resources related to 16(th) century Basque...

2014-07-23 12:36:04

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping App Stylewhile is pleased to announce the launch of a new online marketplace for emerging and independent designers. The App gives consumers the tools to easily discover today's most exciting up-and-coming brands, and to shop in a more interactive way than the traditional online shopping experience allows. Users can virtually 'try-on' different items, mix and match pieces from multiple brands, and buy online - all with the swipe of a...

2014-07-23 12:28:17

With the same prices as in-store, and deliveries in just 20-40 minutes, Drizly is revolutionizing how Denverites buy beer, wine and liquor BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drizly, the premier smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery, today announced expansion to its fifth major American city, as it unveiled service in Denver, Colo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87903 The Mile High City joins Boston, New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as the cities...

2014-07-23 12:28:14

Helicopter Delivers Finishing Touch for the Lavish Nobu Villa Set to Debut in Late Summer LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas has a knack for doing things in a big, dramatic fashion and that was certainly the case when it came to the delivery of the final piece of the world's first Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace. The widely-lauded boutique hotel received an impressive Japanese-inspired onsen tub via helicopter for installation on the sweeping terrace of the lavish 10,300...

2014-07-23 12:27:31

GODALMING, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the summer school holidays are upon us, parents up and down the country are fretting about how to keep them busy - but thankfully, the Book People are on hand with great deals on children's books and much more besides. This summer, the Book People - one of Britain's leading independent book retailers - are offering great savings on a whole host of top books for children and adults alike. At the Book People's...

2014-07-23 12:27:08

World's Top Surfers Including 11-time Champion Kelly Slater and Current Tour Leader Gabriel Medina Share News Live on NBC's Today Show NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), the world surf league, announced the return of the annual Samsung ASP World Surf Tour to the United States. World Champion Kelly Slater and Big Wave World Champion Greg Long, along with current tour leader Gabriel Medina and other top pros, shared the news from New York...

2014-07-23 12:26:44

BETHESDA, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What is a hotel brand like Courtyard by Marriott doing at San Diego Comic-Con? Simple. The hotel brand is connecting with travelers and having a little fun. Courtyard is enabling Comic-Con fans to compete to be crowned "King" and "Queen" in a cosplay contest, featuring author, George R.R. Martin (visionary behind the "Game of Thrones" series) actor, Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") and famed special FX maestro, Greg Nicotero ("The Walking Dead")...

2014-07-23 08:31:50

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) found that supplementing with calcium elevates calcium levels too high,(1) putting women at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women close to menopause are commonly told to take supplements containing calcium and vitamin D to prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, to which they are particularly prone. "I would recommend that women determine how much calcium they...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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