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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...

2014-02-03 16:21:13

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com® (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced today that it intends to hold a conference call to discuss its 4(th) quarter and full-year 2013 financial results on February 20 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live at http://ir.priceline.com and the audio will be available for replay on the website for seven days thereafter. Priceline.com will post a release containing its 4(th) quarter and full-year 2013 financial results on the...

2014-02-02 12:20:28

DUBAI, UAE, February 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A brand new reality-based TV Show for the hospitality industry to start from 28th Feb 2014 on ZEE TV MENA Hozpitality Group announces a brand new TV show for the hospitality industry in UAE. The show is reality-based and a very innovative concept which has never been done before. The shooting is already in its last phase and we already completed shooting at Atlantis the Palm, JA Ocean...

2014-01-31 23:20:46

Pete Trabucco, amusement park, travel and aviation expert and author of "America's Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks," names the top amusement parks of 2013. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Pete Trabucco, amusement park, travel and aviation expert and author of "America's Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks," names the top amusement parks of 2013. Throughout the United States, amusement parks ranging from the east to west coast rank among some of...

Smartphone App Handles Check-In, Unlocks Hotel Room Door
2014-01-31 04:21:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you can check-in for a flight and even produce a boarding pass from your smartphone, where else can your smartphone get you? The folks at Starwood Hotels think your smartphone should get you all the way to your room at its Aloft hotel chain. Aloft guests can now use their smartphones to check in to their room, and actually unlock the door. The doors will unlock via Bluetooth when the phone is held in front of the lock, the New York...

2014-01-31 00:21:22

NEW DELHI, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation, hospitality and travel industry heads discuss issues of regulatory framework and policy VisitBritain announces Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UK and Indian Trade Associations The second day of SATTE 2014, (scheduled till January 31st at Pragati Maidan) reflected the primary focus of UBM India for SATTE - to establish India as one of the most sought after tourism destinations on the global tourism...

2014-01-29 23:21:27

New research report "Travel and Tourism in Iceland to 2017" worked out by Timetric has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, Iceland has recently witnessed an increase in the arrivals of tourists from the emerging countries. London, UK (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In 2008, the Icelandic travel and tourism industry witnessed a considerable downturn due to the difficult economic situation in the country and the collapse of 3 commercial banks....

2014-01-29 08:32:15

Hotel Is the Largest in Austin; Scheduled to Open on March 1, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott Austin® announced today that the hotel has reached its final construction height or "topped out." When the JW Marriott Austin opens, it will be the largest hotel in Austin and the largest JW Marriott hotel in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120210/DE51498LOGO) Slated to open on March 1, 2015, construction began on the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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