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2007-07-24 06:22:19

Hotel, convention and airline officials from Las Vegas and Reno will participate in the Nevada Commission on Tourism's fifth annual tourism-building mission to China, designed to attract more visitors from the country with the world's fastest-growing economy, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced Monday. During the sales mission Aug. 5-10, Krolicki and commission Director Tim Maland, joined by industry partners, will receive briefings from high-level officials at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.