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Home Inns to Acquire Top Star Hotel Chain

Acquisition of 26 Hotels with Approximately 4,200 Rooms to Expand the Home Inns Network Management to Host Conference Call at 8:00 AM EST October 22, 2007 SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), announced today that it has ag...

2007-10-22 17:00 1028

Home Inns to Present at Citi Greater China Investor Conference on October 18th

Home Inns Ended its Third Quarter 2007 With 201 Hotels in Operation Across 59 Cities and RevPAR Exceeding Same Period a Year Ago SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced that the ...

2007-10-17 05:00 945

China World Trade Corp Receives Euregio Mission

TIANHE, Guangzhou, China, Oct. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) ("CWTC"), an international trade facilitator providing business intelligence, professional strategic planning, and access to the worldwide business network for Chinese enterprises,...

2007-10-13 04:30 1443

IHG Hotel Brands Entering New Locations, Growing at Record Pace Across Asia Pacific

-- InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express expansion includes entry into new and emerging destinations -- 80 new hotels signed during past year in Asia Pacific, averaging one hotel every five days -- Growth supported by continuous investments in gaining cu...

2007-10-12 09:00 899

Zhoushan welcomes Its First International Upper Upscale Hotel with the Opening of Sheraton Zhoushan Hotel

ZHOUSHAN, Zhejiang Province, Oct. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sheraton Hotels & Resorts welcomes its newest member with the opening of Sheraton Zhoushan Hotel, the first upper upscale hotel to open in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province. Developed by Green Town Real Estate Co. Ltd, Sheraton Zhoush...

2007-10-12 08:00 1215

China World Trade Corp. Announces Hotel Management Agreement

First Achievement in the Expansion of the Company's Outreach to a Higher Margin Sector GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) today announced a hotel, management and renovation contract between its newly established hotel managemen...

2007-10-09 21:30 1104

China Golfer Shoots Hole-in-One at 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Word of the ace spread like wildfire through the fairways at the Shanghai Tianma Country Golf Course at the 2007 World Summer Games. Special Olympics China athlete Haijuan Shao, 30, shot a hole-in-one, every golfer's dream, on the 3-par, 18th hole. ...

2007-10-08 07:29 1082

Global Leaders Converge for Special Olympics Global Policy Summit

Government, Health, NGOs, Sports, Academic, and Business Leaders Issue a Call to Action to Improve the Well-being of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Leaders across government, health, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), sports, ac...

2007-10-05 13:48 1096

Home Inns Reaches 200 Hotels in Operation

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. ("Home Inns") yesterday welcomed the addition of its 200th hotel in operation, the Urumqi Beiyuanchun Home Inn, just ahead of China's National Day and the Golden Week celebration. Home Inns further solidified its l...

2007-10-02 05:00 936

Special Olympics Announces Launch of New Global Football Initiative

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics today announced the launch of a new global initiative to expand football opportunities for players with intellectual disabilities. This was presented at a press conference prior to the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 ...

2007-10-01 12:22 1019

Mercedes Benz E-Class Prize Goes to Chinese National Female Tennis Team, Achieves Perfect Combination

BEIJING, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- For their outstanding performance at the just wound-up 2007 China Open tennis tournament, a Chinese national female tennis team was awarded one free year of driving a brand new Mercedes-Benz E 230, a prize that Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive ...

2007-09-28 20:00 1099

World Leaders, United States Presidential Delegation, Sports Greats and Celebrity Guests to Participate in 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China

World's Largest Sporting Event of the Year Now Days Away WASHINGTON DC, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today Special Olympics announced expected guests of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games, including President George W. Bush's designated U.S. Presidential Delegation, who will ...

2007-09-28 21:00 886

IHG STRENGTHENS ASIA PACIFIC SALES AND MARKETING TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF GARY ROSEN, EVE WEATHERBURN AND KEN WONG

Team additions to support IHG's increasing Asia Pacific presence and robust hotel opening pipeline SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG Asia Pacific today announced the appointment of Gary Rosen as senior vice president, sales and marketing, Eve Weatherburn as director of brand ma...

2007-09-27 11:55 1426

Special Olympics Team USA Meet in Los Angeles Before Heading to Shanghai for the 2007 World Summer Games

Donation from Bank of America Charitable Foundation Assists with Special Olympics Team USA’s Preparation for World Games LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In less than 24 hours, Special Olympics Team USA’s 550 delegates will be heading to Shanghai, China for the 2007 Special Olymp...

2007-09-26 23:54 917

eLong, Inc. Announces Appointment of Guangfu Cui as new Chief Executive Officer

BEIJING, Sept. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708022023-min.JPG ) Guangfu Cui will join as CEO of eLong, Inc.,...

2007-09-26 09:00 1560

2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) for Special Olympics Final Leg to Begin with Celebration in Beijing before Touring Through China on Way to World Summer Games

Law enforcement officers and athletes from around the world to deliver "Flame of Hope" to the Opening Ceremonies of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games BEIJING, 24 Sept. /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing will welcome the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" at the Great Wall at 8 p.m. tomor...

2007-09-25 08:00 1072

Szavay Wins China Open After Stunning Comeback Against Jankovic

BEIJING, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Agnes Szavay of Hungary survived a match point to stage a stunning comeback against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic to win the China Open 6-7 7-5 6-2 in Beijing Sunday. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709241300.jpg ) At one set down and 5-1...

2007-09-24 13:44 885

NIKE Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.12

Revenue up 11 percent; worldwide futures orders up 11.5 percent One-time tax benefit contributes $0.20 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the first quarter, ended August 31, 2007. Revenu...

2007-09-21 07:39 962

China World Trade Corp Appoints New Chief Development Officer

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corp (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) today announced the appointment of Mr. Raymond Tse, aged 51, to the position of Chief Development Officer (CDO). Mr. Tse brings more than 30 years of hotel management and service industry exp...

2007-09-20 21:30 1206

Fernando Gonzalez Of Chile Wins Men's China Open Title In Three Sets

BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, in Beijing, Chile's Fernando Gonzalez won the Men's China Open final 6-1 3-6 6-1 against Spain's Tommy Robredo. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709181604.jpg ) In front of a full house on a balmy evening, number two seed Gonz...

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