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WTTC Welcomes Prime Minister’s Plan on New Tourism Strategy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

The organisation representing the world’s foremost private-sector Travel & Tourism businesses, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has welcomed the Prime Minister’s promise to establish a new tourism strategy by the end of the year. In a speech today Mr Cameron said the income generated from the £115 billion-a-year tourism sector was “fundamental” to
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Archive: Netflix Signs Paramount, MGM Films

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 10, 2010, 5:58 PM EDT By Ronald Grover, Andy Fixmer and Amy Thomson (Adds Netflix spokesman comment in 11th paragraph.) Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc. reached a deal that gives customers of the movie-rental service online access to films from pay-television channel Epix.
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World’s Largest Online Travel Company Expands Presence in Brazil

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

Expedia grows its Brazilian operations to help hoteliers reach the world’s largest audience of travelers Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, announced the expansion of its operations in Sao Paulo and growth in the international travel bookings the company is delivering to Brazilian hotels. Expedia® operates more than 90 Expedia and Hotels.com® travel
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Pimco’s Gross: Nationalize Home Finance

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 17, 2010, 1:28 PM EDT By Lorraine Woellert and Rebecca Christie (Adds Berman comment in the 15th paragraph.) Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) — Bill Gross, who runs the world’s biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co., said the U.S. should consider “full nationalization” of
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Auction-goers vie for a piece of Hollywood history (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Marilyn Monroe’s chest X-rays. Barbra Streisand’s houndstooth cap from the film “What’s Up, Doc?” Elvis Presley’s empty prescription bottles. Alfred Hitchcock’s driver’s license. Who wants all this stuff? And why would they pay thousands of dollars for it? Hollywood memorabilia auctions have become big business around the globe, with a seemingly endless
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Netflix’s Lust for ‘True Blood’ Spurned by HBO

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 17, 2010, 9:58 AM EDT By Ronald Grover (Updates with today’s trading in 13th paragraph.) Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc.’s drive to offer its subscribers online movies from all the biggest Hollywood studios may hit a wall with HBO. Time Warner Inc.’s pay-television
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CLIA’S Cruise Line Members Raise The Bar On Shore Excursions

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

Around the World, Cruisers are Pursuing Favorite Activities, Enriching Mind and Spirit, and Living out Ultimate Fantasies while on a Cruise Is a shore excursion reason enough to take a cruise? In order to continually provide new experiences for the large number of cruisers who keep coming back for more, and, equally important, to capture
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Psoriasis Linked To Higher Depression, Anxiety And Suicidal Feelings Risk

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Eczema / Psoriasis Also Included In: Dermatology;  Depression;  Psychology / Psychiatry Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 13:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing depression or anxiety, and having suicidal feelings, says a report
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U.S. to Require Environmental Reviews for Drilling

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 16, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT By Jim Efstathiou Jr. (Updates with shallow-water drilling beginning in first paragraph.) Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. released environmental guidelines subjecting oil and natural-gas drilling in deep water to full environmental reviews while offering assurances that operations in
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BP’s Gulf Well May Not Be Permanently Killed Until September

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 16, 2010, 3:06 PM EDT By Mark Chediak and Allison Bennett Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc’s Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico may not be permanently killed until September as U.S. officials consider two options to allow a final plugging procedure from
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