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2014-07-31 23:08:01

Christie Griffiths takes on new role as VP of Marketing at leading Mexican resort group. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Royal Resorts, a standout in Mexican tourism and leader in the international vacation ownership industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Christie Griffiths as its new VP of Marketing overseeing initiatives at both Royal Resorts and Grand Residences. Royal Resorts is comprised of six resorts across the tourist destinations of Cancun and the Mayan Riviera,...

2014-07-31 23:00:21

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) released a report on the PolyU Tourist Satisfaction Index (PolyU TSI) and the Tourism Service Quality Index (PolyU TSQI) on 29 July 2014, presenting the PolyU TSI for Hong Kong from 2009 to 2013 and the PolyU TSQI from 2012 to 2013. The 2013 PolyU TSI hit a record high of 75.96. As another innovative gauge for service performance, the debut PolyU TSQI stood at 77.30 for 2013. (PRWEB) August...

2014-07-31 12:20:49

MANCHESTER, England, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA sponsors the event which is attracting an outstanding programme of speakers Senior figures from the travel and tourism industry are signing up in force to speak at this year's World Routes Tourism Summit which, sponsored by Brand USA for the second year running, will take place alongside World Routes in Chicago, 20-23 September 2014. Building on the success of last year's event the programme is...

2014-07-29 08:28:18

Canada's Largest Indoor Aquarium Second Venue to Integrate accesso Passport® eCommerce Platform with Siriusware Salespoint Solution ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso(®) Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has signed a three-year agreement with Ripley's Entertainment, a global leader in family entertainment, to feature the accesso Passport eCommerce platform at Ripley's Aquarium of...

2014-07-28 12:20:53

First hotel company to provide hands-free hotel reservations for Ford vehicles ROCKVILLE, Md., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today that it has launched hands-free hotel reservations for Ford vehicles. Drivers of Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC AppLink can download Choice Hotels' Android app, which will enable them to use voice commands to search for available rooms at nearby Choice...

2014-07-22 12:35:07

As some hotels forgo in-room dining offerings, travelers look to other food options CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many Americans, hotel room service is considered a travel luxury; however, data from PFK Hospitality Research(1 )suggests that room service revenues fell 9.5 percent from 2010 to 2012, with some hotels shuttering unprofitable operations altogether. As hoteliers start to rethink their room service offerings, data from GrubHub Inc., the nation's leading online and...

2014-07-22 12:25:53

DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflect, the premier turnkey digital media solutions provider for out-of-home customer experiences, today announced that Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, one of the largest amusement-resort operators in the world, is using experiential digital media to thrill and engage park guests of all ages. The recently debuted digital platform, powered by Reflect, spans across all 11 Cedar Fair Entertainment Company parks and will reach more than 23 million...

2014-07-22 04:20:41

TREVISO, Italy, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Choice Quality Hotel chooses DeLclima's efficient and silent operation units. Nordic Choice Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Scandinavia with approximately 170 hotels in Scandinavia and the Baltic and over 12 000 employees. The hotels are marketed under six chains; Clarion Hotels, Clarion Collection, Comfort Hotels, Quality Hotels, Quality Resort and Nordic Hotels & Resorts. Edvard Grieg is a...

2014-07-18 12:20:49

Local Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee CITGO Marketers Provide Customers with Six Flags Perks ATLANTA, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its local CITGO Marketers in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee are giving loyal customers discounts on park admission to Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Ga. during the Six Flags Fueling Good Summer Discount promotion. Theme park fans are encouraged to fill up their tanks at participating CITGO locations to receive a...

2014-07-15 23:05:25

This year, between July 20 and July 26, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) will take place and riders will be resting their heads in Independence as they make their way to the Mississippi River. The Best Western hotel in Independence, Iowa spokesperson states, “Our staff is eager and prepared to host riders, their families, and RAGBRAI volunteers during this internationally known event." Independence, Iowa (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Traveling by bicycle?...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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