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4 Sep, 2014

Toyota Long-distance Driving Challenge to Train Personnel, Encourage Sustainability and Make Better Cars

Tokyo, Sept 3, 2014 – (JCN Newswire) – To inspire plans for future models and provide valuable training opportunities, Toyota Motor Corporation today began a project in which Toyota employees put themselves and vehicles to the test over vast distances in Australia, a country with a famously wide variety of roads. Many consider Australia to […]

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4 Sep, 2014

Palestinian buyer braves it through Gaza tunnels to China’s Canton Fair

GUANGZHO, China, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — China has long maintained that the dispute between Palestine and Israel should be resolved through negotiations and communication, not violence. In that spirit, Canton Fair, China’s biggest trade event, has always welcomed both Palestinian and Israeli businessmen. For Palestinian businessmen, especially those in Gaza strip, a visit to […]

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19 Jul, 2014

Thailand Rolls Out Recovery MICE Packages in Top Hotels

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Bangkok – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) would like to share the following announcement and special promotions with all our associates, industry partners, meeting planners and organizers. It is important for all of us to work together at this time as Thailand recovers from the impact of political events on our industry along […]

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17 Jul, 2014

PATA Announces 2014 Grand and Gold Award Winners

BANGKOK, July 17, 2014 — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the winners of the 2014 PATA Grand and Gold Awards.  Sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) for the last 19 years, this year’s awards recognise the achievements of 20 organisations and individuals. PATA will present 28 Grand and Gold Awards to such organisations […]

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1 Jul, 2014

U.S. summer travellers hope to become fit, but will most likely just relax – survey

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 30, 2014 – A new survey by Room Key finds that Americans aspire to engage in active pursuits when thinking about their summer vacations, but when it comes down to it, the intuitive desire to focus on leisure wins out. According to the study, which surveyed 1,023 nationally representative Americans aged 18 and […]

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22 Jun, 2014

How Summer Vacation Travel Boosts Student Success

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 – In the face of education inequality and spending cuts, students are opting for outside-the-classroom experiences during summer vacation that yield long-term educational and career benefits. This summer, a record number of over 600 US high school students will boost their grades and increase their chances of college […]

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22 Jun, 2014

Report Reveals Health & Wellness Still Top Marketplace Priority

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- June 19, 2014 -(BUSINESS WIRE)–Acosta Sales & Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, released Health & Wellness 360°, a comprehensive report dedicated solely to the mega trend of health and wellness. The report takes an all-encompassing look at health and wellness in the CPG industry, […]

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4 Jun, 2014

Get Ready For Summer and Ramadan With Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

MUSANDAM, Oman – June 2, 2014 – Six Senses Zighy Bay unveils an array of summer and Ramadan highlights specially crafted with family travelers in mind which provide a series of unforgettable experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Many residents throughout the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) are looking for a unique break within the […]

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25 Mar, 2014

Survey Rates Restroom Cleanliness as a Factor in Determining Stops on a Road Trip

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 21, 2014–When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go, but a recent poll from Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) suggests that the size of your bladder isn’t the only factor when it comes to where travelers stop while on the road. The survey, conducted online for Cintas by Harris Poll from March 13-17, […]

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25 Mar, 2014

NCR Research Shows Who Buys What from Airports and Airlines

DULUTH, Ga.-March 20, 2014-(BUSINESS WIRE)–NCR Corporation, which claims to be the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today the results of its global 2014 Traveler Experience Survey, examining the gaps and regional tendencies for consumer expectations of shopping experiences while traveling versus what is currently available to them. Revenue from airline amenities and ancillary […]

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9 Mar, 2014

City of Dalian Places Order for 1,200 BYD Electric Buses

DALIAN, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1200 zero-emission, electric buses made by BYD Company Ltd will soon hit the streets of China’s “Bright Northern Pearl”, Dalian. Dalian’s municipal government has signed a cooperative agreement with global electric vehicle and battery leader, BYD. The agreement stipulates the purchase of 600 BYD electric buses in 2014 and another 600 in 2015, […]

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18 Feb, 2014

Value of Design and Creativity On Show at First Singapore Design Week, 10-16 March

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Singapore, Feb 17, 2014 – (ACN Newswire) – The inaugural Singapore Design Week (SDW) from 10 to 16 March 2014 will bring together a collection of over 50 local and international design activities at the National Design Centre and other venues. Organised by the DesignSingapore Council and supported by design associations and partners, the SDW […]

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17 Feb, 2014

LOT Polish Airlines Allows Passengers To Use PEDs In Flight

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Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — LOT Polish Airlines is allowing passengers to use their personal electronic devices (PED) on board LOT’s aircraft in flight mode beginning Feb. 17, 2014. Passengers may keep these devices switched on throughout the journey including take-offs and landings.  They may use all the functions on their phones, tablets, MP3 players […]

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17 Feb, 2014

Cambodia to Host its First PATA Travel Mart

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February 17, 2014, Bangkok (PATA media release) — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will hold the 37th PATA Travel Mart 2014, September 17-19 at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the “Kingdom of Wonder.” The Mart is being hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia. PTM 2014 will offer delegates […]

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9 Feb, 2014

First JCB card in Laos introduced by Phongsavanh Bank

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Vientiane and Tokyo, Feb 5, 2014 – (JCN Newswire) – Phongsavanh Bank Limited (PSVB), a major and the first private Lao commercial bank in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos), and JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced that PSVB has launched the first JCB credit card in Laos. […]

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11 Dec, 2013

Top Women Leaders Associated with Higher Revenue and Profits, UC Davis Grad School Study Says

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DAVIS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 06, 2013 – While women hold only one in eight of the executive and board positions in California’s top 400 public companies, an annual University of California, Davis, study shows incremental progress—the percentage of women in these top decision-making posts has increased, and the number of companies with no women executives and […]

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6 Aug, 2013

British Company Launches “Chocolate Tourism”

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London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 – The $100 billion global chocolate and culinary tourism industries are being collided together by British company City Delights Ltd with their creation, ‘Chocolate Tourism: Delivered to you’. The revolutionary concept of City Delights is to capture the experience of tasting the very best local hand-made chocolates, but […]

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25 Jul, 2013

Amsterdam Airport to Deploy Europe’s Largest Zero-Emissions, “eBuses”

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AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)– July 16, 2013  — BYD Company, Ltd. has been selected to supply Europe’s largest, ZERO emissions, all-electric bus fleet. The fleet will be used to transfer passengers between airport terminals and aircraft at one of Europe’s leading airports,  Amsterdam Schiphol. These 35 BYD buses will enter service in July of 2014 and will […]

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19 Jul, 2013

World Marketing Summit to be held in Malaysia in Sept 2013

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 (WMSM2013) which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 28th to 30th, is a platform designed for the sharing of actual case studies of campaigns that have been successfully implemented as opposed to just theoretical ideation. The topic on […]

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18 Jul, 2013

Tune Hotels Opens First Property in Mindanao

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July 18, 2013 – International hotel group Tune Hotels has widened its presence in the Philippines with the opening of its first hotel in the southern island of Mindanao at Cagayan de Oro City. Tune Hotels Group CEO Mark Lankester said: “This is our fifth footprint in the Philippines. Thanks to the booming Philippine economy […]

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14 Jul, 2013

78% of CEOs Say Ad & Media Agencies Are Not Performance-Driven Enough

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– July 11, 2013 — 78% of CEOs around the world believe Ad & Media Agencies are not performance-driven enough and do not focus enough on helping to generate the (real and P&L-quantifiable) business results they expect their Marketing departments to deliver. That’s one of the findings tracked by The Fournaise Marketing Group – […]

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14 Jul, 2013

Survey: 2 Out of 3 Parents Worry About Ads in Kids Apps

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Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 – It’s nothing new. Many application developers have business models that rely on third party advertising to support their no cost apps – even those developed for small children. 100 Things, a company developing picture book kids apps, released the results of a consumer survey it conducted that […]

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13 Jul, 2013

Samsung Offers Nearly 3,000 Teens a College Experience to Inspire Careers in Science

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 11, 2013–Samsung today announced its Summer Science Program, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education program for high school youth from across the United States. With Samsung’s support, nearly 3,000 teens will attend week-long immersion sessions at one of six participating universities across the country during the summer. The universities […]

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12 Jul, 2013

Executive Travel Directors Reveals 4 Reasons to Outsource Travel Staff

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Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2013 – Over the years, meeting planners have assumed more and more responsibilities in the already taxing program coordination process. While letting go of the reins on such an involved project may be a little worrisome, partnering with a third-party staffing supplier can take a lot of administrative stress off […]

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11 Jul, 2013

Singaporeans To Hit the Road in First Four-Day National Day Weekend In Over A Decade!

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Singapore – 11 July, 2013 – With the upcoming consecutive Hari Raya Puasa and National Day holidays on 8 and 9 August, the region’s online travel agent, ZUJI, has identified six of the top short-flight-time destinations from around the region, and six of the top long-haul flights to Europe for travellers willing to tag a […]

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8 Jul, 2013

Samsung Heads Asia’s Top 1000 Brands for Second Year

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HONG KONG, July 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung has claimed the number one spot in the Campaign Asia-Pacific 2013 Asia’s Top 1000 Brandsreport, the biggest and most influential survey of the brands that consumers most value in the region. It marks the second consecutive year that Samsung has clinched the coveted top spot, signalling that […]

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