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2013-07-30 23:27:01

The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Joel Palmer House restaurant will help eliminate ‘range anxiety’ for EV drivers visiting Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country. Dayton, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The historic, family-owned Joel Palmer House restaurant has recently added a valuable new amenity to help Electric Vehicle drivers experience Oregon Wine Country without worries about where to recharge. The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the...

2009-03-23 10:30:00

CHICAGO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmentally-conscious visitors to Illinois can now StayGreen at hotels throughout the Land of Lincoln. Launched by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA), the StayGreen program recognizes hotels that proactively use eco-friendly products and services to help protect the environment. With 16,175 StayGreen rooms available across the state, IHLA is confident the StayGreen designation will help visitors better understand their choices in green...

2005-08-17 19:26:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Palmer House Hotel, the landmark Chicago hotel where writers Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling and U.S. presidents once spent the night, has been sold to Thor Equities, a private equity group, for $230 million, the companies said on Wednesday.. Thor, which bought the building from Hilton Hotels Corp., plans on pouring more than $100 million into renovations, which will include a three-level retail center. But the hotel's opulent lobby will be preserved....

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