ASAE: Pomerantz Tapped to Chair Power of A Oversight Committee


asae logoASAE Board Chairman Susan K. Neely, CAE, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association, has appointed Paul Pomerantz, CAE, CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, to chair ASAE’s 2014-2015 Power of A Oversight Committee. Pomerantz succeeds Tom Kuhn, CAE, president of the Edison Electric Institute, in this volunteer leadership role.

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Press registration now open for EIBTM 2014

eibtm logoPress registration is now open for EIBTM 2014, the leading global event for the meetings, events and business travel industry, taking place from 18 – 20 November in the award winning business and tourism destination of Barcelona.

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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Airline’s First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

Xiamen AirlinesBoeing and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is named one of the Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in first-ever Which? cruise survey

Fred. Olsen Cruise logoFred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded Which? Travel’s prestigious ‘Recommended Provider’ accolade, and been named second-best cruise line, in its first-ever dedicated cruise survey. The influential independent consumer body conducted an online poll of 1,327 Which? members in April 2014, and Fred. Olsen was voted joint second out of the 14 cruise companies rated, receiving a customer satisfaction score of 85% out of 100%.

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Tour bus topples over in Canadian mountain pass, dozens hurt


canada flagMERRITT, B.C. — Several tourists were injured, at least five of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in through a British Columbia mountain pass rolled over Thursday.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Billings Area

Homewood Suites by HiltonHomewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, announced today the opening of its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Billings, MT.

 

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Main lift out of service for refurbishment at Luton Airport Parkway station from 1st September 2014


london luton airport logoPlease note the main lift at Luton Airport Parkway station will be out of service from Monday 1st September for 12 days for refurbishment works. Platform lifts to 1 & 2 will be unaffected.

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