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2011-03-03 13:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring its 30 year commitment to environmental responsibility and care, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is bringing Earth Day to new heights with the launch of Kimpton EarthCare Week, from April 15 - 22, 2011. From pop-up eco art exhibits to organic spa packages and recycling drives, this national celebration builds upon Kimpton's devotion to environmental responsibility and will inspire guests to give back to local communities when they...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless today announced that, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has selected and deployed the Ruckus ZoneFlex dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi system to support the simultaneous distribution of IP-based high-definition (HD) video on demand (VOD) and high-speed Internet access services (HSIA) at the newly-opened Hotel Palomar Philadelphia. Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is the first hotel in the nation to implement an advanced, 802.11n Wi-Fi system to...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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