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Scholars from Various Countries Share Views on Tao Te Ching in Central China

Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 9:19am

On June 10, the Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province, China, the place where Laozi wrote Tao Te Ching.

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  • On June 10, the Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province, China, the place where Laozi wrote Tao Te Ching.
  • At 8 oclock in the morning on the 10th day of June, the guests invited to the forum arrived in the Gate Tower Square at the Hangu Gate, with bamboo slips of Tao Te Ching in their hands.
  • Then, as the dance Purple Mist from the East and the feature film Tao Te Ching Going from the Yellow River to the World were performed, the forum was officially started, with 200 students, together with the guests, reciting classic chapters of Tao Te Ching.
  • According to Historical Records by Sima Qian, Laozi wrote the Tao Te Ching at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province.

The Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture Was Held in the Birthplace of Tao Te Ching

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 4:30pm

On June 10, the Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province, China, the place where Laozi wrote Tao Te Ching.

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  • On June 10, the Fifth Forum on Laozi Culture was held at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province, China, the place where Laozi wrote Tao Te Ching.
  • As an international cultural event, the forum on Laozi culture has been successfully held four times before.
  • The fifth forum was on the theme of Laozi Culture Chinese Philosophy Eastern Wisdom
    Laozi, surnamed Li, firstnamed Er, styled Dan, was born in the late Spring and Autumn Period.
  • According to Historical Records by Sima Qian, Laozi wrote the Tao Te Ching at Hangu Gate in Lingbao City, Henan Province.

Alterra Mountain Company Names New President & COO of Mammoth Mountain & June Mountain in California

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:13pm

Alterra Mountain Company announced today that Ron Cohen, current President and Chief Operating Officer of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, will return to Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain as the destinations new President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

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  • Alterra Mountain Company announced today that Ron Cohen, current President and Chief Operating Officer of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, will return to Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain as the destinations new President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
  • I am incredibly excited to return to Mammoth Mountain and lead this extraordinary mountain destination into a new era.
  • I look forward to bringing my skills, experience, and love for the Mammoth and June mountain communities into my new role, said Ron Cohen, President & COO of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain.
  • Owned by Alterra Mountain Company, Mammoth Mountain offers the Ikon Pass for ski and snowboard access to the mountain.

A Fair and Square Win! MCR Purchases the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Mall of St. Matthews in Derby City

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The countrys 4th-largest hotel owner-operator has acquired the 150-room Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Mall of St. Matthews in the heart of Kentucky.

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  • The countrys 4th-largest hotel owner-operator has acquired the 150-room Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Mall of St. Matthews in the heart of Kentucky.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005014/en/
    The Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Mall of St. Matthews (yes, that is Kentucky bluegrass) (Photo: Business Wire)
    The hotel is 10 minutes from Louisville International Airport and 15 minutes to downtown Louisville.
  • Before heading home to the Hilton Garden Inn Mall of St. Matthews, wash down a Hot Brown an open-faced sandwich with turkey, bacon and Mornay sauce with an old fashioned.
  • The Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Mall of St. Matthews is located at 400 Sherburn Lane and features:
    150 rooms with mini fridges, microwaves and HDTVs
    The Garden Grille & Bar, an onsite restaurant that serves breakfast, dinner and cocktails

Viad Corp Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:05am

A live and archived webcast of the presentation will be available through the " Investors " section of our website for a limited time.

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  • A live and archived webcast of the presentation will be available through the " Investors " section of our website for a limited time.
  • An updated investor presentation will be posted on our website at www.viad.com by Wednesday, June 16th at 8 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Viad (NYSE: VVI ), a leading provider of experiential leisure travel and live events and marketing experiences, generates revenue and shareholder value through two businesses: Pursuit and GES.
  • Our business strategy focuses on providing superior experiential services to our customers and sustainable returns on invested capital to our shareholders.

Playstudios Partners With Peppermill Resorts to Bring Players Exclusive Rewards at Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno and Montego Bay Casino and Resort

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:00pm

As part of its ongoing commitment to expand rewards opportunities for millions of players worldwide, PLAYSTUDIOS is teaming up with Peppermill Resorts to offer exclusive rewards at its AAA Four Diamond Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, Nevada and Montego Bay Casino and Resort in West Wendover, Nevada.

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  • As part of its ongoing commitment to expand rewards opportunities for millions of players worldwide, PLAYSTUDIOS is teaming up with Peppermill Resorts to offer exclusive rewards at its AAA Four Diamond Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, Nevada and Montego Bay Casino and Resort in West Wendover, Nevada.
  • The expanded playAWARDS rewards portfolio offers both midweek and weekend complimentary guest rooms, exclusive player rates, and free casino play at Peppermill Reno.
  • The partnership will also include a selection of rewards available at Peppermill Renos sister property, Montego Bay Casino and Resort.
  • Montego Bay in West Wendover is a multistate destination for gaming, golf, and entertainment at the famed Peppermill Concert Hall.

Four Largest Ski Industry Leaders Announce Joint Commitment to Fight Climate Change

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:30pm

Today, Alterra Mountain Company , Boyne Resorts , POWDR and Vail Resorts announce the Climate Collaborative Charter , the ski industrys first unified effort to combat climate change with shared commitments around sustainability and advocacy.

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  • Today, Alterra Mountain Company , Boyne Resorts , POWDR and Vail Resorts announce the Climate Collaborative Charter , the ski industrys first unified effort to combat climate change with shared commitments around sustainability and advocacy.
  • As part of the Climate Collaborative Charter, Alterra Mountain Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR and Vail Resorts together announce a set of commitments and pledges.
  • Now, through the Climate Collaborative Charter, we look forward to partnering with these passionate leaders, and the entire industry, to leverage our progress and support many others on the same journey.
  • As the four largest ski industry leaders unite to combat climate change, they also humbly and urgently ask that all mountain resorts commit to take similar action.

RMS Releases 2021 State of the Industry Report

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

RMS North America , a leading provider of cloud-based reservation and property management systems to the hospitality industry, released its 2021 State of the Industry Report .

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  • RMS North America , a leading provider of cloud-based reservation and property management systems to the hospitality industry, released its 2021 State of the Industry Report .
  • To learn from the experiences and challenges of the past year, RMS conducted independent research, surveying consumers about their plans and preferences for business and leisure travel in 2021.
  • Weve seen rapid growth in reservations for 2021 across our hotel, campground and park customers, stated Victor Vesnaver, Chief Operating Officer of RMS.
  • Beyond indicating industry recovery, the RMS 2021 State of the Industry Report details a new kind of traveler -- one that demands technology, has an affinity for work-leisure travel and values sustainable, local travel.

Hilton Grand Vacations Wins 13 ARDA Awards

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) was honored with 13 awards in the 2021 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards program, including earning its first ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Award for Employee of the Year, which represents the highest level of excellence within the resort industry.

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  • Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) was honored with 13 awards in the 2021 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards program, including earning its first ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) Award for Employee of the Year, which represents the highest level of excellence within the resort industry.
  • We are immensely proud of our 13 ARDA Award winners, along with the 36 finalists who represented our company and their ongoing commitment to excellence, said Mark Wang, president and CEO of Hilton Grand Vacations.
  • About Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.
    Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company.
  • The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club and The Hilton Club, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for nearly 330,000 club members.

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Opening of Triple World Record-Shattering ‘Jersey Devil Coaster’

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:01am

Six Flags Great Adventure , the Worlds Ultimate Thrill Park, today announced that its highly-anticipated Jersey Devil Coaster will preview to press June 10 and debut to the public June 13.

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  • Six Flags Great Adventure , the Worlds Ultimate Thrill Park, today announced that its highly-anticipated Jersey Devil Coaster will preview to press June 10 and debut to the public June 13.
  • Jersey Devil Coaster is the perfect addition to our unrivaled collection of award-winning, innovative, and thrilling roller coasters.
  • Six Flags Members and Season Pass holders will enjoy an exclusive preview of Jersey Devil Coaster June 11 and 12 prior to the grand opening to the public June 13.
  • About Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor
    Six Flags Great Adventure is the Worlds Largest Thrill Park with world-class, award-winning rides like Kingda Ka, El Toro, Nitro, and Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom.