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McDonald's(R) to Sponsor 'Champion' Children From Around the World at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Olympian Michael Phelps to Serve as Global Ambassador OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As part of McDonald's ongoing commitment to children, the company will launch its newest Olympic Games program, McDonald's Champion Kids, on Aug. 9, 2007 in Beijing. ( Photo: http://w...

2007-08-08 08:20 1091

Ctrip Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. ...

2007-08-07 04:00 629

eLong to Announce Q2 2007 Financial Results at 8:00pm, Aug. 13 US Eastern Time

BEIJING, Aug. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter of 2007 on Monday, August 13, 2007 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time (Beijing/Hong Kong time: Tuesday, 8:00...

2007-08-02 19:30 1018

New Format for Switzerland's Information Portal

BERNE, Switzerland, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On 1 August, the national holiday, Switzerland's information portal swissworld.org, which is run by Presence Switzerland, changes to a new format with a rejuvenated, more user-friendly presentation and content. Its offer will be enhanced by ...

2007-07-31 20:22 716

Hannover Fairs China Joins Hands with Guangzhou International Travel Fair

GUANGZHOU, China, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hannover Fairs China, the Chinese subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, recently announced that it will co-organize the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) from 2008 together with the Guangdong Tourism Bureau and Tourism Administration of Guangzhou...

2007-07-31 09:00 694

Home Inns to Report Second Quarter 2007 Un-audited Financial Results on

SHANGHAI, China, July 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter 2007 after the U.S. market closes on August 14, 2007. Home Inns' managem...

2007-07-27 18:00 774

2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games 'Flame of Hope' Arrives in U.S. on Global Journey to Shanghai, China

-- At White House ceremony, President and Mrs. Bush welcome Special Olympics athletes, law enforcement personnel, Chinese government officials and DHL, Official Global Partner of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the 2007 Games WASHINGTON, July 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Flam...

2007-07-27 09:47 1059

Flame of Hope(TM) for 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games Arrived in Washington D.C.

President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush Welcomed Special Olympic Athletes in Rose Garden Ceremony at White House SATELLITE NEWS FEED THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2007 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (1:00 PM PDT) FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2007 4:00 AM - 4:15 AM (1:00 AM PDT) WASHINGTON, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --...

2007-07-26 10:46 894

Promote volunteerism in China Through the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

A Project Launched to Support Olympic Volunteerism as a Resource for Development in China BEIJING, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -– A project was launched today to strengthen volunteerism in China through the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games by providing trainings to Olympic volunteer leaders and o...

2007-07-25 10:03 1064

Special Olympics athletes and police officers from across America to carry the torch to stops throughout the Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- What: The Flame of Hope(TM) for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games will make its only U.S. visit to Washington, DC, where the flame will light the torch that will be carried in th...

2007-07-24 07:16 1000

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Receives Token of Appreciation from Chinese Government for its Role as the Exclusive Hotel Sponsor for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games

SHANGHAI, China, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) was recently commended by the Chinese government at the Special Olympics China Torch Lighting Ceremony in Beijing for the international chain’s role as exclusive hotel sponsor of Special Olympics...

2007-07-24 08:00 1070

Kingdom Hotel Investments Acquires Two Raffles Hotels in Cambodia for a Combined US$35 Million

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Hotel Investments ("KHI"), the leading international hotel and resort Investment Company chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor in Siem Reap and the...

2007-07-16 14:00 937

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Launches Co-Branded Credit Card with IHG's Priority Club(R) Rewards

Cardholders will Earn Points on Purchases to Redeem at More than 3,700 IHG Hotels Worldwide SHANGHAI, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Credit Card Center (SPDBCCC) and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today the launch of the Priority Club(R) Rewar...

2007-07-16 15:00 1527

Tadd Fujikawa to Pursue Professional Golf Career

HONOLULU, July 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tadd Fujikawa, 16-year old golf phenom, announced today that he has decided to forfeit his amateur status to pursue a professional golf career. "I am very excited to announce my decision to become a professional golfer in Hawaii where my passio...

2007-07-13 08:42 1099

Ctrip Announces ADS Ratio Change

SHANGHAI, China, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that it will change the ratio of its American Depositary Shares ("ADSs...

2007-07-12 20:00 694

Canon Sponsored China Open 2007 Draws Stars From Across the World

BEIJING, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tennis stars Elena Dementieva, Amelie Mauresmo, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Marcos Baghdatis, Mario Ancic, Nikolay Davydenko and Tommy Robredo will be among the top names competing in the 2007 China Open tennis tournament in September, event organizers said at ...

2007-07-12 16:00 917

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) Announces Senior Management Appointments

SHANGHAI, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs) ) today announces two internal executive appointments - Peter Gowers as Chief Executive, Asia Pacific region and Kirk Kinsell as President, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA). (Logo: htt...

2007-07-10 17:37 881

Royal Caribbean Anchors in Asia

Company Establishes Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Singapore Rhapsody of the Seas to make Asian debut in December 2007 SINGAPORE, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL; Oslo), announces the opening in Singapore of its Asia-Pacific headquarters -...

2007-07-10 16:50 847

Popular Networking Site WAYN.com (Where Are You Now) the ‘Global Meeting Place’ has Opened its Doors to Full Interaction Worldwide

LONDON, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- All members can now log into http://www.wayn.com to take full advantage of its communication tools, travel guide, trips and full search functionality which will let users find other members based on where they are. Members can send unlimited messages in ord...

2007-07-09 07:00 774

Timothy Shriver Receives 2007 Humanitarian Award From Lions Clubs International

WASHINGTON, July 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics International announced today that Chairman Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., has been honored by Lions Clubs International with the 2007 Lions Humanitarian Award, the highest accolade bestowed by the service club organization. Shriver receiv...

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