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2014-05-06 12:27:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the exciting attractions opening this summer at amusement parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, museums, zoos, and aquariums all over North America, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the global trade association for the attractions industry, releases the latest news in family fun. IAAPA cites innovative roller coasters, expansive water park additions, multigenerational...

2014-05-06 08:39:19

200 volunteers to support the transitional housing facility during Choice Hotels' Convention ROCKVILLE, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and national nonprofit Rebuilding Together will join forces on May 13 to provide renovations to Parsons Place, a facility run by the Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada. This project, to be held at the start of Choice's annual convention in Las Vegas, will be the 75th rebuilding project...

2014-04-30 23:10:55

San Diego-based interactive marketing agency, Thunder SEO, announces a new client and business relationship with Air Concierge, a San Diego-based property management company that specializes in maintenance and optimization for the online rental home community. San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Thunder SEO, an interactive marketing agency in San Diego, California, announces a new client and business relationship with Air Concierge, a San Diego-based property management company...

2014-04-30 12:35:11

Gov. Perry Designates May 3-11 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Texas' dynamic travel and tourism industry and its important contributions to the state economy, Gov. Rick Perry has designated May 3-11 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week, in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week. To celebrate all that the travel industry contributes to the Lone Star State, Texas Tourism is launching the Travel Matters Sweepstakes...

2014-04-29 23:14:27

With HospitalityVision's Concierge ToGo ® mobile app, every hotel can now create a Superhero like Super Kate from the Super 8 or other personalized virtual concierge to help guests with hotel and local services 24/7. Corvallis, Oregon (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Able to leap housekeeping carts in a single bound, call the front, desk, book a limo tour, send a postcard, or make dinner reservations. “It’s a hotel gm, it’s a desk concierge, no it’s Super Kate and Super Nate...

2014-04-29 12:30:47

Kid's Edutainment Brand Expands to 13th Country - Hosting More than 31 Million Global Visitors Since Opening in 1999 MEXICO CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KidZania Istanbul opens today, making it the 13(th) country and 16(th) location where kids are completely in charge of their destiny as they navigate a kid-sized city and test drive careers of every kind - from doctor to secret agent to professional soccer player. To date, KidZania has hosted more than 31 million children...

2014-04-29 08:45:41

MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ResortsandLodges.com, a leading leisure travel website offering unique accommodations around the world, formally announced its API Partnership with The Vacation Bridge, an integrated rental distribution platform that links Vacation Rental Managers to Online Travel Agencies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81523 The Vacation Bridge was jointly created by two top vacation rental software companies, Rental Network...

2014-04-29 08:29:27

Ultimate Girls Glamping Getaway (with a Butler!) at The Resort at Paws Up® in Montana OAKLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glamping has been named one of the five hottest trends in girls getaways by TravelChannel.com(1). Women everywhere are kicking off their heels and indulging in the cozy fireside chats and scenic hikes of camping but with plush beds, jetted tubs and chic campfire cuisine! The SKINNY COW(®) brand, makers of permissibly indulgent ice cream and candy treats,...

2014-04-27 00:20:12

SANYA, Hainan, China and BEIJING, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit took place in Sanya on 23-25 April 2014 with more than 900 leaders across the tourism sector from 62 countries and regions in attendance. Diamond sponsor HNA was a key participant. HNA Group chairman Chen Feng gave one of the summit's key speeches. HNA Tourism chairman Zhang Ling was also present at the event. With the high quality services of its member...

2014-04-24 12:31:34

LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a $25 million development project in 2003 that established the Westminster Hotel as a sophisticated venue for business travelers and events, J/Brice Design International will now return to redesign and upgrade this award-winning property in Livingston, New Jersey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77991 When the Westminster Hospitality Group-owned hotel opened, Lodging Hospitality honored J/Brice...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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