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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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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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Clint Eastwood movie to close NY film festival

Aug 16th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

NEW YORK | Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:28pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new film directed by Clint Eastwood starring Matt Damon and intertwining lives of people connected to experiences of death or afterlife will close September’s New York Film Festival, organizers said on Monday. Eastwood’s film, “Hereafter,” which also stars Belgian actress
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HP Signs $200 Million Medicare Maintenance Contract

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Hewlett-Packard is expanding its federal government and health care IT services portfolio after signing a new, $200 million contract with the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide application support and other services. On Aug. 16, HP announced it signed the $200 million contract with the CMS. Under the multiyear contract, HP
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Series leader Harvick makes Michigan third win of season

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kevin Harvick passed Denny Hamlin with 11 laps to go, then held on to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race at Michigan International Speedway. Harvick’s No. 29 team gambled by staying on the track instead of making a pit stop during a late caution. It paid off with a momentum-building victory
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Giants camp report: Pressure squarely on defense, and coordinator

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

Giants: Love and Hate | RapidReports | Training camp tour | Bleacher Report ALBANY, N.Y. –- There’s one guy who could determine the future of the New York Giants, and it’s not Eli Manning or Justin Tuck or even Tom Coughlin. It’s Perry Fewell, and I’ll tell you why: Because he’s the team’s new defensive
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Harvick passes Hamlin, wins at Michigan (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

BROOKLYN, Michigan (AP)—Kevin Harvick passed Denny Hamlin with 11 laps to go Sunday, then held on to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race at Michigan International Speedway. Harvick’s No. 29 team gambled by staying on the track instead of making a pit stop during a late caution. It paid off with a momentum-building victory
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Pistone

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Don’t be surprised if Denny Hamlin is more quiet this weekend than the last time the Sprint Cup Series visited Michigan International Speedway. Hamlin set off a firestorm when he accused NASCAR of manipulating events with late-race mystery caution flags to bunch the field all in the name of creating a show.
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23 people slain along Mexico-US border

Aug 15th, 2010 | By admin

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AFP) — Twenty-three people were killed in about 24 hours in Chihuahua state plagued by drug violence on the US border, authorities said Saturday. Between late Friday and Saturday 13 people were killed in Ciudad Juarez, across from the US city of El Paso, Texas, Chihuahua state prosecutors said. One of the
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No dress code for 2012 tennis but grass will stay green

Aug 13th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Martyn Herman LONDON | Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:40pm EDT LONDON (Reuters) – The All England Club will be awash with color in two years with its rigid all-white clothing policy being relaxed for the 2012 Olympics tennis competition. The lush grass courts will be their trademark green rather than dusty brown, however, after
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