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2 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Spending on Smart Grid Technologies Will Total Nearly $600 Billion...

The fundamental technology for infusing intelligence into the power grid has been in existence for years - more than a decade, in some cases.

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6 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Eden manor bags spot in national cook book

Co-owner Mike Dunbobbin said: "The book celebrates our very diverse culture, uncovering extraordinary dishes served up by hundreds of pubs, restaurants and hotels across our great nation and Appleby Manor is thrilled to have been asked to join this fantastic project."

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Uber Opens Software Platform to Boost Ride Demand

Summoning a ride from Uber is as simple as opening the company's mobile app. Now you won't even have to do that.

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Related Topix: uber, Startups, OpenTable, Internet, Science / Technology, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bellhops, valets - Robots fill travel jobs

The Aloft brand, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide , is perhaps best known for modern architecture and design style.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

19 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

St. John Murphy has been appointed VP Enterprise Accounts at Sabre...

Murphy brings an extensive background in the travel and tourism industry as well as experience with a number of top technology companies.

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23 hrs ago | The Tribune

Global cruise lines set sail for China

Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high into the air.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Carnival Cruise,

23 hrs ago | Fox News

Global cruise lines set sail for China in pursuit of booming leisure market

In this Monday Aug. 4, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists on board the Princess Cruises ship Diamond Princess off the coast of Fukuoka, Japan.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Princess Cruises, Cruise Lines, Japan, Royal Caribbean Cruises,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield is best for a bargain break

The number of visitors flocking to Sheffield could be set to increase after the Steel City was identified as a real steal for a short break.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Chicago Sun-Times

Woman found dead in Bali got $840,000 in a cruise line settlement

The estate left behind eight years ago by James L. Mack, whose wife was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali last week, didn't amount to much - at first.

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Related Topix: Cook County, IL, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Oak Park, IL, Sports

West Hawaii Today

Majority of Americans say they work while on vacation, TripAdvisor survey shows

Vacation. It's supposed to be time off and away from work. However, more than 3/4 of U.S. respondents to a TripAdvisor survey say they have worked while on vacation during the past year.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Travel Weekly

Cruise entertainment goes big

Cruise entertainment is being reshaped by a combination of technology, changing consumer tastes, competition, growing ship size and a revolution in the way dining works on ships.

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Related Topix: Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Arts, Theater, Carnival Cruise

GwdToday.com

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Countybank is pleased to announce that Danielle Fields has been promoted to Banking Officer.

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Related Topix: Lander University, Ambassadors Group, Greenwood, SC, Greenville, SC

Hotel News Resource

Four Points by Sheraton Nashville Airport Opens

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the opening of the second Four Points by Sheraton hotel in greater Nashville, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Nashville, TN

The Independent

Sheffield named best value for a city break in the UK

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Hotel Online

Sheraton Centre Toronto to Begin $90M Renovation of 1,371 Guest Rooms & Suites to Debut in 2015

Hotel-Online >> News >> Sheraton Centre Toronto to Begin $90M Renovation of 1,371 Guest Rooms & Suites to Debut in 2015 August 19, 2014 - TORONTO - From IncentiveWorks in Toronto, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., today announced that it will embark on a $90 million renovation of the Sheraton Centre Toronto, resulting in a floor-to-ceiling ... (more)

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Hotel Business

Sheraton Centre Toronto to Undergo $90M Reno

From IncentiveWorks in Toronto, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. will embark on a $90-million renovation of the Sheraton Centre Toronto, resulting in a floor-to-ceiling transformation of the hotel's 1,371 guestrooms and suites.

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Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide

Bury Free Press

Bury's Fox Inn gets excellence award from Tripadvisor

The Fox Inn in Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, has received a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 from the travel website TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Hospitality Net

Carlson Completes Acquisition of Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Carlson , a global hospitality and travel company, today announced the completion of the acquisition from JPMorgan Chase & Co .

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Related Topix: Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

This is Oxfordshire

City's weekend breaks among most expensive

A weekend break in the city will set a couple back about A 256 - more than most other UK cities - according to research by TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

IcNetwork

Why Cardiff is one of the UK's top bargain breaks

Cardiff is among the top cities in Britain for offering value-for-money short breaks, a new survey has found.

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Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, TripAdvisor

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