Carowinds is unveiling plans to bring a fresh and exciting Carolina coastal experience to guests with a historic waterpark expansion in 2016. The transformation is part of the park’s commitment to celebrate Carowinds’ heritage as the place where the Carolinas come together, creating an “aquatic playground” with thrilling new attractions, new amenities and a new coastal name - Carolina Harbor.
Carolina Harbor waterpark will be included with park admission and will offer guests relaxing moments of tranquility and refreshing thrills by the “shores”, plus delivers a best day ever guest experience. The addition is the latest phase in a $50 million plus multi-year expansion at Carowinds, an effort kicked off by building the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster, Fury 325, as well as new park food offerings which are regionally relevant.
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Executive Education at LUISS Business School is an experience aimed at inspiring people to develop hard and soft skills, innovative mind-set, entrepreneurship attitude and multi-ethnic interactions. “It is no longer about offering learning to enhance someone’s long term career – says Professor Paolo Boccardelli, the Dean – it is about creating direct impact in support of change. We intend to boost our student professional and personal growth while promoting corporate sustainability and social responsibility”.
LUISS Business School is the School of Business and Management of University LUISS Guido Carli, in Rome (Italy), which leads the development and the growth of individuals and companies. Through the Competence Centres & Labs, which are centres of Business Practice and Research, the School is full embedded in the innovation of the training programmes even thanks to the cooperation with Key Corporate Partners and an International Facultyin order to offer a real change to those who live the experience at LUISS BS.
Its reputation is based on strong values: openness in all the main issues; responsibility, because of its strong commitment with ethically and socially responsible issues; independence, in order to keep safe a very challenging environment.
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Inspired by Italy’s cultural heritage, SDA Bocconi School of Management shows its expertise in three highlights of Italian Excellence: arts, fashion and design and food and beverage.
“Italy’s rich cultural heritage deserves to be shared with new generations”. With these words Bruno Busacca, Dean of SDA Bocconi, underlines the commitment of the School to Italian Excellence. Having long been the hub of fashion & design, food &beverage and arts & culture, Milano is the ideal campus to discover the strengths that characterize Italy, allowing SDA Bocconi to bring together business and innovation with the unparalleled wealth of Italian cultural heritage
The support of Altagamma, an association of internationally renowned Italian companies operating in the high end of the market, broadens the professional growth of students: many business leaders from highly successful companies have taught classes alongside resident and visiting professors, Moreover, the alumni network constitutes a crossroads of professionals with whom you can talk and share your experience.
Leveraging on Italian excellence, three master programs will strengthen the cultural background and professional skills of participants.
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Today, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) unveiled its newest fundraising and endurance initiative, spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures, an indoor cycling event that will raise funds for research, awareness, and patient services. The inaugural event will take place on December 5th at local studios and fitness centers in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago as part of Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week.
“We’re eager to create a movement by launching spin4 crohn’s & colitis curesacross the country on December 5,” said Craig Comins, vice president of CCFA’s Team Challenge program. “It’s about motivating advocates to contribute to the IBD community and take research to the next level. We welcome all ages and athletic abilities to join us with one united voice to spin4 cures.”
Individuals form teams of up to four people per bike and participate in a two-hour indoor cycling relay. Alternatively, solo riders can take on the entire two-hours themselves. No matter the size of the team, each bike has a $1,000 fundraising commitment for CCFA. Professional instructors will lead teams to high-energy music offering a lively workout experience. The event is capped off with a cocktail hour to reward participants for their efforts in the stationary bike relay and fundraising success.
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Concur, the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions and services, today announced partnerships with Lyft and HotelTonight. These partnerships continue the company’s commitment to meet modern business travelers’ needs for on-demand services, while also providing finance and travel managers greater visibility and manageability for business expenses.
A 2015 survey of travel managers found that more than 50 percent say the booming on-demand and sharing economies are a top trend impacting travel programs. Supporting this observation, Concur saw a 7x increase in amount of spend by Concur customers expensing Lyft. Also, data from HotelTonight shows that more than 40 percent of people who book with the app have used it for business travel.
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New York is a city of superlatives. Especially for international artists trying to make it. To help give these talents a chance, local art institutions are often supported by large corporations. The Volkswagen Group of America is one of them – and has renewed its commitment to the world famous Museum of Modern Art for a further two years.
Mahindra Group subsidiary, Mahindra Aerospace has been awarded a large aero-components production contract by Airbus Group company, Premium AEROTEC of Germany. The multi-year contract envisages the manufacture and supply by Mahindra of a variety of metallic components that will be fitted into several Airbus aircraft programs as part of assemblies produced by Premium AEROTEC.
Mahindra Aerospace’s deliverables under this contract will be in excess of a million parts per annum. The parts will be produced at the new Mahindra Aerostructures facility located at Narsapura, near Bengaluru, India. Deliveries to Premium AEROTEC’s facilities in Germany are scheduled to commence this year. Announcing the contract award during the 2015 Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, senior representatives of the Airbus and Mahindra groups mentioned that this contract is aligned with the Indian Government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and validates the two Groups’ commitment to accelerate India’s participation in the global aerospace industry while simultaneously creating high-growth opportunities within India’s burgeoning aerospace and defense eco-system.
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Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced the launch of Beauty for a Purpose, a new global brand statement focused on the company’s commitment to empowering Avon Representatives and women around the world through beauty and financial independence.
Beauty for a Purpose provides a framework for the company to champion three defining areas: Avon’s beauty products of demonstrable quality and value; Avon’s earning opportunity, which allows millions of women around the world to build self-reliance and a better life for themselves and their families; and the network effect of empowered women empowering others.
The new branding effort will be powered through ongoing multi-channel communications campaigns designed to tell the whole Avon story to consumers and Representatives. The campaigns will be supported through paid media, and will also leverage the company’s digital and print channels as story-telling platforms. Central to the strategy is the launch of a new brand publishing site, BeautyforaPurpose.com, which includes a digital gallery featuring Avon Representatives around the world who have uploaded their photos to social media using #BeautyforaPurpose.
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For nearly 57 years, IHOP® restaurants have helped millions of guests each week start their day with a smile. Today, with the launch of a new logo that prominently features just that, the brand will bring those smiles to life. And, to further demonstrate the IHOP commitment to smiles, the launch of the new logo will be celebrated with a series of “Summer of Smiles” activities devoted to those who, through service and other programs, help people smile.
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world leader in luxury hospitality and service, unveils the new Four Seasons Private Jet – marking the establishment of a new standard in luxury hospitality experiences.
The culmination of a vision to deliver a fully immersive Four Seasons Private Jet Experience both in the air and on the ground, every element of the private jet journey has been re–imagined and designed through the Four Seasons lens to capture the company’s signature aesthetic, style and legendary service in the sky. Building on a history of innovation, the Four Seasons Private Jet exemplifies the company’s commitment to evolving the guest experience to anticipate and exceed the changing needs of the modern luxury traveller.
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ResellerClub, the leading provider of Web Infrastructure Products, recently ran its ‘Big Birthday Bash’ promotion, where it offered massive discounts across its entire product suite, including domains, web hosting, security solutions, and add-ons. The month-long promotion concluded with an everyone-wins, 'Spin-to-Win' slot-machine game where resellers could win a range of prizes like iPads, Moto-G, VIP passes to ResellerClub presents HostingCon India, free hosting products and more.
Shridhar Luthria, General Manager & Business Head of ResellerClub, said: "These promotions and giveaways are our way of expressing gratitude to all of our resellers who have played a very important role in our success. We salute their business acumen and hard work in their endeavor to get small- and medium-sized businesses online, and we reaffirm our commitment to providing them with a platform that can power their business."
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Likely 2016 presidential candidates are already visiting battleground states where casino gaming supports more than half-a-million jobs and contributes $75 billion to local communities. The American Gaming Association (AGA) today launched a national initiative, “Gaming Votes,” to ensure presidential candidates understand gaming’s vital role in providing middle class jobs and driving economic growth.
“The 2016 presidential candidates will wage their campaigns in the casino gaming industry's backyards – including at national nominating conventions in the casino cities of Philadelphia and Cleveland next summer,” said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the AGA. “Our ‘Gaming Votes’ initiative will mobilize our workforce, highlight the path to the middle class that our industry provides and emphasize our commitment to strengthening communities across the United States.”
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