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2014-05-21 08:27:14

The Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand and the PGA TOUR reveal travel activity of golf pros ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From professional golfers to caddies to tournament staffers, the golf community is comprised of seasoned business travelers. Results released today by the Crowne Plaza(®) Hotels & Resorts brand reveal that PGA TOUR golfers travel on average more than 44,000 miles per year for tournament activity, equating to almost two round the world trips([1])....

2014-05-20 12:28:58

Dr. Griswold will apply a lifetime of experience in America's top arts institutions to strengthen, distinguish and expand the museum's influence as it enters its second century CLEVELAND, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Museum of Art's Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to name Dr. William M. Griswold, a distinguished scholar, renowned curator and experienced museum leader, its next director. Griswold's confirmation comes at a unique time in the life of the...

2014-05-20 08:24:46

ATLANTA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Investment Group and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts today announced the LEED certification of Hyatt House Atlanta/Cobb Galleria. The hotel, which opened in April 2013, was the first Hyatt House hotel in Georgia. As a part of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process, Hyatt House Atlanta/Cobb Galleria boasts a variety of features intended to increase environmental sustainability, including: -- LED lighting...

2014-05-15 23:06:09

"Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All-Compare" Grand Velas Resorts Caterto Couples Remarrying or Marrying Later in Life Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Couples remarrying or getting married later in life enjoy special perks at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Resorts in the Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit, including personalized ceremonies using as many family members as wanted and live video streaming of the wedding for extended family and friends who cannot attend....

2014-05-14 23:10:01

Thinc Design is the lead exhibition designer* of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, opening to the public on May 21, 2014. Under the leadership of Tom Hennes, Principal of Thinc, the exhibition provides a broad range of information and narratives, allowing visitors to gain new perspectives on their and others' experience with the events of 9/11 and to engage with the complex world that is their result. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In 2007, Tom Hennes, principal of Thinc...

2014-05-14 16:31:14

More Than $250M Invested in Comfort Property Improvements in Three Years LAS VEGAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites, franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announced the first of its new construction agreements under a recently launched and unprecedented development incentive for the Comfort brands. The news was shared at the 60(th) Annual Choice Hotels International Convention in Las Vegas....

2014-05-13 23:06:58

New Chef Named at Gravetye Manor, a Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Property West Hoathly, United Kingdom (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Gravetye Manor, the 2014 AA Hotel of the Year England, has appointed George Blogg as their new Head Chef. Blogg brings a wealth of experience to the position, working in some of the U.K.'s finest restaurants, including The Ledbury in Notting Hill, The Square in London, Le Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham, aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxfordshire and most recently, the...

2014-05-13 23:02:57

Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Tsidkenu Asia Pacific Conference on Sustainable Business Practices and Analytics (TAPCSBPA 2014), due to be held on June 5, 2014, marking the World Environment Day in Whitefield, Bangalore, India. London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Tsidkenu Asia Pacific Conference on Sustainable Business Practices and Analytics (TAPCSBPA 2014), due to be held on 5 June, 2014,...

2014-05-11 12:21:05

600 Young Cancer Patients And Their Families Enjoy Mother's Day At Great America SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Mother's Day, May 11, 2014, California's Great America amusement park will celebrate the 25(th) annual Courageous Kids Day and host 600 young cancer patients and their families for a wonderful day of rides, celebrities, food and fun. Great America has partnered with Courageous Kids and the American Cancer Society for 25 years to help brighten the...

2014-05-08 23:16:27

Global DMC Partners selects Red Velvets Events as its exclusive Austin partner. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Red Velvet Events (RVE) is excited to announce it has partnered with Global DMC Partners, an international network of independent destination management companies and sales advisors serving planners worldwide. This collaboration distinguishes RVE as a globally-focused event planner and underscores its position as Austin’s premier destination management company. “This...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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