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2014-02-13 12:22:43

SALEM, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feb. 14 is Oregon's birthday. So, what does one get a state that has everything? Travel Oregon, in partnership with Sustainable Travel International (STI), will give more than $36,000 to projects throughout the state that improve the environment, support local culture and enrich the destination for future visitors through the Oregon Travel Philanthropy Fund (OTPF). Travel Oregon and STI also announced today a new group of recipients for funds...

2014-02-13 00:20:53

Brand USA Marketing Efforts Generated Over 1 Million Incremental Visitors to the United States in FY2013 WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA today announced that its marketing is having a significant and positive impact on U.S. international arrivals and the U.S. economy, as reported in a study conducted by Oxford Economics. As detailed in the report, for the year-ended September 30, 2013, Brand USA's marketing campaigns generated 1.1 million incremental visitors to...

2014-02-12 16:25:47

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sl3xqd/medical_tourism) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of Medical Tourism: Facts and Figures 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sl3xqd/medical_tourism ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Medical tourism is growing everywhere and will continue to grow rapidly, driven by...

2014-02-11 23:29:31

SpaFinder Wellness 365’s ‘State of Spa Travel’ report reveals how critical ‘female bonding’ is to the spa travel segment – and heightened desire for more exotic destinations, from Cambodia to the Czech Republic New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Spafinder Wellness 365™ today released key findings of its 2013 ‘State of Spa Travel’ report, designed to provide annual insight into the health of, and emerging consumer trends in, the North American spa travel* market....

2014-02-11 08:32:56

myMEDHoliday invited as media partner for China's leading medical tourism conference & exhibition, created to foster discussion of current trends and a chance to showcase China's rising medical tourism capability BANGKOK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDHoliday.com, the web's most comprehensive source for medical tourism information, is invited as a media partner to help promote China's International Medical Tourism Promotion Summit & Exhibition, held at the Crowne Plaza SH...

2014-02-10 23:21:59

Medical Device Market Reports for Europe - North, South, Central and Baltic State covers political risk, the business environment, and macro-economic and industry prospects set against assumptions for the global economy. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Central Europe and Baltic States Medical Device Market Reports provide the latest available data, expert analysis and our independent 5-year forecasts for key Central Europe and Baltic States markets. Each country report covers...

2014-02-08 23:00:58

Ferguson moving and storage has announced its intention to cater to the hotel industry with the launch of its latest service, the Vancouver hotel installers. The latest addition to the already vast portfolio of services provided is in line with the company’s goal of setting itself apart as the pioneer in moving services at http://www.fergusonmoving.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Despite the recent economic recession experienced by different countries around the world, the...

2014-02-06 08:21:06

New Hotel in Miami, Florida to Celebrate Grand Opening February 6 MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, welcomes the new Cambria Suites Miami Airport - Blue Lagoon to the growing Cambria Suites brand. On February 6, local business leaders, dignitaries and members of the press will celebrate the grand opening of the hotel, located at 6750 NW 7(th) Street, with VIP interviews, a cocktail...

2014-02-04 12:21:42

"The Easy Stop on the Road" Celebrates First Year of Green Program ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Econo Lodge hotels, the brand known as the Easy Stop on the Road, will celebrate the one year mark of their Room to be Green program. A first of its kind initiative executed across the entire lodging portfolio, Room to be Green is designed to reduce environmental impact and waste, meet the changing expectations of today's environmentally conscious guests and potentially lower...

2014-02-04 11:45:44

Despite their typically small size and sparse distribution, farms that sell their products locally may boost economic growth in their communities in some regions of the U.S., according to a team of economists. "There has been a lot of hope, but little evidence, that local food systems can be an engine of economic growth in communities," said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and director of the Northeast...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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