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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 20:22 691

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 09:00 673

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 18:00 761

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 1029

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 10:46 880

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 1039

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 07:16 970

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 1043

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 14:00 917

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 1501

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 1074

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 20:00 682

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 16:00 892

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 17:37 842

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 16:50 827

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 07:00 749

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...

2007-07-04 10:12 1098

'Flame of Hope' for 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games Lit in Athens, Greece, Launching First Global Torch Run

Ceremony at sacred site near Acropolis marks official beginning of Global Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) to Shanghai, sponsored and supported by DHL ATHENS, Greece, July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In a ceremony honoring the spirit of the Special Olympics movement and the courage of its athletes...

2007-07-02 15:31 1040

'A celebration of Friendship and Shared Vision for the Sport of Women's Tennis'

LONDON, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Wimbledon is no stranger to high exposure events and celebrities from all trades. On 20:00 of this easy summer evening on 25th of June, while London continues with its legendary Grand Slam, key officials from the Beijing Government, senior WTA leadership...

2007-06-26 20:00 1075

Home Inns to Acquire the Remaining Minority Stake in Home Inns Beijing And All of the Equity Interest in Beijing City Sunshine Hotels Management

SHANGHAI, June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 4.412% stake in its majority owned subsidiary, Home Inns & Hotels Management (Beijing) Ltd. ("Home Inns Beijing"), and another de...

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