Badrutt Palace Hotel, St. Mortiz, Sleeps Until December; Restructures Top Management

The Board of Directors at Badrutt's Palace Hotel AG streamlines the organization of the traditional house and restructures the top management level. The board appointed Richard Leuenberger as the new Managing Director and transferred the operational responsibility to him.

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Taormina Filmfest Unveils 64th Edition With Over 50 Films Along With Master Classes And In Conversations

The sixty-fourth edition of the Taormina FilmFest, produced by Videobank and taking place July 14-20 under the new artistic direction of Silvia Bizio and Gianvito Casadonte, has unveiled its full program and attending talent from America, France, Italy and the UK.

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Lavazza Announces Gourmet Restaurant to Complete Turin, Italy, Headquarters; Oscar Winner To Design Interiors

Lavazza announced a new restaurant concept opening at the future Lavazza headquarters in Turin, Italy, CONDIVIDERE developed in collaboration with Ferran Adrià, features a setting designed by three-time Oscar-winning art director, Dante Ferretti, and the brilliant Italian chef, Federico Zanasi will lead the kitchen.

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Ciao, Italy! Nikki Beach Versilia To “Celebrate Life” At The Most Anticipated Grand Opening White Party Of The Summer; Andrea Bocelli to Perform

The eagerly awaited Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach will host its official Grand Opening White Party on August 5th, on the white sands of Marina di Pietrasanta, Tuscany on the beautiful coast of Italy. Guests will experience an unforgettable evening of grandiose celebration offering a taste of the lavish parties to come.

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The Homebase Abroad Villa Collection Review – Stunning Views, Luxurious Settings, Magnificent Italy (Vista mozzafiato, ambienti lussuosi, Magnifica Italia)

Homebase Abroad, a unique company of Travel Specialists specializing exclusively in Italy, is presenting the 2015 Homebase Abroad collection highlighting villas in Tuscany, Lake Como, Umbria, Venice, Rome and the Dolomites.

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Healthouse at Las Dunas Beach Costa del Sol - Creating a Gastro-healthy Experience In Paradise

To reduce weight with sea views, under the sun of the Costa del Sol, in the most spectacular suites, enjoying a spa with more than 3,000 m2 and enjoying the haute cuisine of 2 Michelin Star Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz is already a reality in the prestigious Healthouse Las Dunas Beach, a Five Star rated GL Health & Spa, the first luxury health resort.

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  • Turkish Police Officer Murders Russian Ambassador

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    A Turkish Police officer assassinated the Russian Ambassador to Turkey in front of a horrified crowd at a photo exhibition in Ankara, the Turkish capital, over the Russian’s hard-line uncompromising commitment to Syria’s Bashar al Assad.

     
  • The Big Sick Review – Genuinely Funny, Entertaining, A Modern Romantic Comedy

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    The Big Sick, from Lionsgate and FilmNation Entertainment, present the story of love, with all the difficulties of the comedic modern romance, of culture, of memories of relationships past, and family ties that bind, break, and hold.

     
  • WRECK-IT RALPH, from Walt Disney Animation, a Honey Glow Good Time!

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    WRECK-IT RALPH, the newest animation feature from WALT DISNEY ANIMATION, brings to life the arcade experience in eye popping 3-D, explosive neon colors and a wild ride through a candy land fantasy.

     
  • Pasta for Future Chef's: More than Tortellini, Linguine and Sauce!

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    Pasta for Future Chef’s, a four hour workshop held at Manhattan’s International Culinary Center, teaches even the most culinary challenged the fine art of pasta making.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Speaks at Navy Yard Memorial; President Visits UN; Syrian Deadline; Pravda Prints McCain Op-Ed

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    President Obama again reiterated the need for common sense gun control reforms today as he spoke at the Navy Yard Memorial Service eulogizing those killed during last week’s mass shooting.

     
  • NBC News EXCLUSIVE: New Mexico Eliminated Cash Bail — But Now One County Adds Tougher Pre-Trial Mandates

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    Amanda Schottmuller sat quietly during her criminal court hearing on June 29, 2020, understanding little about what was happening. She didn't know why a judge was trying to determine if she was dangerous.

     
  • Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Review - Exudes the Spirit of Scottsdale

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    Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, a Starwood Hotel jewel in the beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona desert, exudes the spirit of a bygone era and the modernism of a luxury community with breathtaking views, spectacular attractions and rejuvenating ambiance.

     
  • CNBC: As Coronavirus Kills Another Amazon Worker, The Company’s Response Is Adding To Employees’ Fears

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    An Amazon warehouse employee in Northeast Illinois passed away from the coronavirus, the company confirmed to CNBC. The employee died on April 18 and, according to sources, his last day at the facility was on March 19, 2020. 

     
  • James Beard Foundation Announces Restaurant Design Award Jury and Final Call Dates For Select 2017 Awards Categories

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    The James Beard Foundation announced a distinguished panel of jurors to serve as the judging authority for the 2017 Restaurant Design Awards. This panel invites restaurants, architects, interior designers, and graphic designers to submit their projects for consideration for the 2017 Restaurant Design Awards.  

  • Golden Globe Photos: SELMA Earns Two Oscar Noms; Student Screening Initiative Continues to Gain Momentum

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    An additional 12 locations, bringing the total to 17 additional cities after New York City, have joined the growing movement lead by African-American business leaders to raise funds for students across the country to see the Academy Award®-nominated film "SELMA," expanding the first-of-its-kind campaign to 25 locations nationwide. 

     
  • Op/Ed SCOTUS Hearings: Judge Kavanaugh’s Character Assassins Could Be Controlling Your Medical Care

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    Our elected legislators have been at their worst during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. What a shameful display: condescending, arrogant show-boating senators questioning him in a manner reminiscent of the Grand Inquisitor.

     
  • The Shaker33 Cocktail Shaker Review - Perfection, A Modernized Martini Shaker (Recipes)

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    Shaken or Stirred? The Shaker33 Cocktail Shaker is ending the age-old dilemma and revolutionizing the art of mixing drinks. A modernized, easy to hold canister, the cocktail shaker is guaranteed to shake things up at any holiday happening.

     
  • Fig & Olive Review - Excellent Cuisine; Warm Welcoming Atmosphere; Poor Service

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    Fig & Olive on Melrose Place, the West Coast flagship introduction to owner Laurent Halasz highly successful East Coast French Mediterranean restaurants, exudes warm charm and ambiance from the moment the doors open.

     
  • World News: Israel Election Cliffhanger Has Bibi and Benny Deadlocked

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    The results of the September 17 elections in Israel are a statistical tie. Both Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz are tied within the margin of error constituting a tie. Each leader is now looking to make a deal with minority vote-getting Avigdor Liberman to form a coalition government with the needed 61-Knesset seat minimum.

     
  • Noticias Telemundo Presents "Trump O Biden: Los Latinos Piden"

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    José Díaz-Balart, Felicidad Aveleyra and Julio Vaqueiro anchor Noticias Telemundo's news special, "Trump O Biden: Los Latinos Piden," Thursday, October 15 at 10P ET/9P CT, examining the state of the Latino vote as election day approaches.