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2014-05-28 08:27:28

Average Hotel Prices in Host Cities Up 120 Percent in the Last Year NEWTON, Mass., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today reveals the results of its TripIndex Soccer, a cost-comparison of what travelers headed to Brazil for the upcoming soccer tournament will spend in each of the 12 host cities. According to the TripIndex, Rio de Janeiro is the most expensive city to visit, while fans traveling to watch the U.S. team's group round matches...

2014-05-27 16:28:41

NEWTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), the world's largest travel site*, today announced that management will present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO A live audiocast of the presentation will be available to the public at http://ir.tripadvisor.com/. A replay will be available...

2014-05-27 16:28:06

CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago was recently awarded the first of two national institutes that will combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120203/MM47327LOGO On June 2, hear The Executives' Club of Chicago panel of expert innovators discuss how the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will revitalize high-tech manufacturing. The panelists will share how the Digital Manufacturing and Design...

2014-05-27 12:37:14

"Managing Your Online Reputation with TripAdvisor" Teaches Best Practices and Strategies to Capitalize on a Hotel's Online Reputation NEWTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eCornell, Cornell University's subsidiary for online education, together with TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the release of a free reputation management course for the hospitality industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO "Managing Your Online Reputation...

2014-05-27 12:26:58

Part Innovation Academy, Part Incubator and Bootcamp, Three-Month Process is Designed to Introduce People to Makeable's Approach, Process and Team NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makeable - a leading independent business, product and brand innovation company in New York - has announced the creation of a three-month program, "Make It or Break It!" The program provides the opportunity for entry-level designers and developers to become part of Makeable's innovative brand strategy...

2014-05-27 12:24:32

Certifications recognize the comprehensive transformation of PG&E's safety culture and asset management system SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has achieved two international certifications for best-in-class operational standards for its gas operations. PG&E is one of the first utilities in the world to hold both the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 55001: 2014 and Publicly...

2014-05-27 04:21:06

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get Gig Tickets, Not #gigenvy! The world's largest ticket marketplace StubHub UK [http://www.stubhub.co.uk ] has teamed up with some of Britain's biggest radio stations to bring fans a series of free 'secret gigs' this summer. eBay's secondary ticketing website has partnered with popular radio stations including Magic FM, Absolute Radio and Kiss FM to present the series of six intimate concerts,...

2014-05-22 16:22:26

CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, The Executives' Club of Chicago hosted its Annual Awards Luncheon with more than 700 business leaders in attendance. At this program, the winners of the Innovator of the Year, CIO of the Year and Corporate Citizen of the Year awards were announced. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120203/MM47327LOGO The Corporate Citizen of the Year recognizes an individual or company for outstanding contributions to the Chicagoland...

2014-05-22 12:29:56

While 83% Taking Vacations, Most Still Waiting to Book; Southwest Still a Favorite BOSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airfarewatchdog(TM), the most inclusive source of airfare deals, researched and verified by experts, today released the results of its 2014 Summer Travel Survey. Over 13,000 Airfarewatchdog subscribers responded to the poll, which indicated that most respondents plan to fly for vacation, but that 61% have yet to fully book their trips. Flying High -- 77% of the...

Displaying The American Flag
2014-05-22 08:42:52

From USA.gov There can be confusion and questions about how to properly wear and display the American flag, especially around the summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th when many people want to display a flag. Here is what the law says about using the American flag properly (PDF): - The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water or merchandise. - The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding or drapery. It should never be...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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