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28 February 2015  |  Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Environment, Lifestyles, News

World's Most Presitious Cigar Festival Lights Up Cuba VNR 2

 



Thousands flock to Havana as Cuba celebrates one of its biggest events of the year

Cuba’s world famous Festival del Habano takes place between 23rd and 27th February against a backdrop of continued world-wide demand for Habano cigars, one of Cuba’s most important and sought after products. Cigars have been one of Cuba's signature products ever since Christopher Columbus saw natives smoking rolled up tobacco leaves when he first sailed to the Caribbean island in 1492. Group Habano had a turnover of approximately $450 million in 2014, making a significant contribution to the Cuban economy.
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25 February 2015  |  Business, Lifestyles

Experience Modern Mexico in the UK

Immersive pop-up pavilion travels to London’s South Bank to celebrate Year of Mexico in the UK.

Mexico launches interactive exhibition in Potters Fields Park, near City Hall, from Wednesday, 25 February until Wednesday, 11 March 2015.

The pop-up will take the form of a stunning white dome, housed within moments of London’s iconic landmarks, situated within the city’s buzzing South Bank, alongside the River Thames. More ...


24 February 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Lifestyles, News

World's Most Presitious Cigar Festival Lights Up Cuba

 



Thousands flock to Havana as Cuba celebrates one of its biggest events of the year

Cuba’s world famous Festival del Habano takes place between 23 and 27 February against a backdrop of continued world-wide demand for Habano cigars, one of Cuba’s most important and sought after products. Cigars have been one of Cuba's signature products ever since Christopher Columbus saw natives smoking rolled up tobacco leaves when he first sailed to the Caribbean island in 1492. Group Habano had a turnover of approximately $450 million in 2014, making a significant contribution to the Cuban economy. More ...


23 February 2015  |  Entertainment, Lifestyles, News, Sports

Idris Elba Puts the Jaguar XE Through its Paces on an Epic 750 Miles Road Trip #IDRISXEROADTRIP

 



23 February 2015: Today Jaguar has launched a short film documenting Idris Elba’s epic road trip from London to Berlin in the new Jaguar XE 2.0-litre i4 163PS diesel.

Pushing the Jaguar XE’s acclaimed technology and economical credentials to the limit over 750 miles, the journey ends with an outstanding fuel economy figure of 65mpg despite tough winter driving conditions. More ...


17 February 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Environment, News

Fukushima: IAEA Team Completes Decommissioning Mission

 



An IAEA expert team today completed a third review of Japan's efforts to plan and implement the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The International Peer Review of Japan's Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4 took place from 9 to 17 February 2015.
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12 February 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, News

Three Norwich Holiday Inn® Hotels and City Airport Set for Takeover by 100 College Students

100 college students have taken over the running of three Norwich Holiday Inn hotels and Norwich International Airport this week in one of the most ambitious work experience events ever to be held in the UK.

Taking place from 9 to 13 February, Hotel and Airport Takeover is one of the most ambitious student work experience events in the UK. 2015 will be the biggest yet and will involve three Holiday Inn hotels, part of one of the world’s leading hotel companies, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®).  More ...


5 February 2015  |  Business, Environment, Lifestyles, News

Icelandair Guarantee You See the Northern Lights with the Launch of new Aurora Borealis Plane #MyStopover

 



Quincy, MA, February 5, 2015 - Icelandair helped alleviate the long days of darkness last night with the launch of their Aurora Borealis-themed plane, the Hekla Aurora. The launch, part of Icelandair’s #MyStopover campaign, culminated in Reykjavik as the plane flew over an illuminated Hallgrimskirkja church - a prelude to the city’s annual Winter Lights Festival which begins tomorrow. More ...


3 February 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, News, Politics

Visionary Chemical Engineer Robert Langer Wins the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Visionary chemical engineer Robert Langer wins the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the groundbreaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine. The QEPrize is a global £1 million prize that celebrates the engineers responsible for a ground-breaking innovation that has been of global benefit to humanity. More ...


2 February 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

Kickstart Ventures Inc 'Hot, and heating up: the Philippine startup innovation ecosystem picks up steam'

 



MANILA, Philippines - Richard Eldridge, COO and co-founder of verification and credit-scoring startup Lenddo, has been doing business in the Philippines for over a decade, so it is a well-informed perspective when he enthuses, "If you've just seen the ecosystem develop in the last two years, it's amazing! Now you've got places that are helping develop talent, which I think is one of the biggest things that has to happen here." More ...


29 January 2015  |  Business, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

Launch of BBC BRIT - A New Global Channel from BBC Worldwide

The Stig – star of the worldwide smash hit show Top Gear has been immortalised as a giant 33ft high statue which has been positioned adjacent to The Palace of Science and Culture in the centre of Warsaw, Poland.

The towering sculpture which stands arms crossed surveying the country’s capital was specially commissioned to celebrate the launch of BBC BRIT - a new global brand from BBC Worldwide, which will be making its international channel debut in Poland on 1 February 2015. More ...


22 January 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

MICROSOFT 10 WINDOWS Event - Microsoft Previews Next Generation of Windows (Part 2)

 



At an event in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft unveiled how Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for the vast majority of Windows customers featuring a range of innovative experiences including a new web browser, Cortana across devices, new iniversal apps, and Xbox experiences. Windows 10 will extend across a broad range of devices including Microsoft Hololens and Microsoft Surface Hub.


22 January 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 Event - Microsoft Previews Next Generation of Windows (Part 1)

 



At an event in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft unveiled how Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for the vast majority of Windows customers featuring a range of innovative experiences including a new web browser, Cortana across devices, new iniversal apps, and Xbox experiences. Windows 10 will extend across a broad range of devices including Microsoft Hololens and Microsoft Surface Hub.


21 January 2015  |  Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

IWC 'Journey To The Stars' Gala Dinner

IWC Schaffhausen CEO George Kern hosted the IWC 'Journey To The Stars' Gala dinner event during the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2015 on Tuesday January. 20, 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event was attended by an A-list cast of actors, models and Forumla 1 drivers. These included Christoph Waltz, Karolina Kurkova, Emily Blunt, Adriana Lima, Zhou Xun, Lewis Hamilton, Dev Pael, Emily Blunt and Nico Rosberg.


21 January 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

Tommy Hilfiger Transform Sales Experience with Digital Showroom

 



The concept pioneers a new digital platform that revolutionizes the traditional sales experience.

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (January 2015) – Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative digital sales showroom, located at its global headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The digital showroom revolutionizes the sales experience for retailers by offering them a more engaging and seamless buying approach. The interactive system blends collection information, sales tools and brand content in one seamless touchscreen interface. More ...


20 January 2015  |  Business, Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

PwC Launches 18th Global CEO Survey Results in Davos, Switzerland

 



DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – 20 January 2015

Dennis Nally, Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International, presented some of the key findings of PwC's annual survey of business leaders from around the world at a press briefing in Davos, Switzerland.
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31 December 2014  |  Entertainment, Lifestyles, News

Shanghai Celebrates New Year with Lights Extravaganza

 



The City of Shanghai celebrates the end of 2014 with style, with a laser light show at Shanghai Bund Origin area.  Designers will use the lights to show China's cultural and art history and some of Shanghai's top cultural events of 2014 as well as a few local faces.

Only 2,000 people will be able to watch from the bund, but it will also be broadcast live on Dragon TV.  There will be nearly 1,000 police officers on duty tonight,  to regulate the traffic and to make sure revelers are behaving themselves.
 


11 December 2014  |  Charity/Non-Profit, Entertainment, Lifestyles, News, Sports

Breitling Wingwalkers - Taking Over the Dubai Skies at XCAT Event

 



Dubai, 11 December, 2014

The residents of Dubai’s Marina, JBR and the Palm area, are in for a double treat this weekend as the spectacular Breitling Wingwalkers will be performing for the first time in the skies over the popular Dubai beachfront area. The display will be part of the 2014 UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Powerboating Series, which is taking place this Friday and Saturday in front of the Dubai International Marine Club. More ...


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