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LONDON, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This Easter, thousands of Britons are looking forward to jetting off for a well-deserved holiday. However, coming home to find that your house has been burgled could quickly turn your dream holiday into a nightmare. To help holidaymakers, the Home Office's Let's keep crime down campaign has devised a simple check list, which gives practical steps on how to keep your home safe while you are away. Graeme Gerrard, of the Association of Chief Police Officers, says: "In all the excitement of planning your trip, it's easy to forget that opportunistic burglars might be waiting to take advantage while you're away. Indeed, nearly half of all burglaries take place when houses are empty for a while. "However, by following the simple steps you can help to significantly reduce the chances of being targeted by a burglar while you are away." One w... (more)

Award Winning Authors Who Lost Child to Drowning Publish New Children's Book: Swimming Lessons With Stewie the Duck

NORWALK, Conn., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen years after losing their 21-month old son to a drowning accident, Kim and Stew Leonard, Jr. have published their latest children's book on water safety: Swimming Lessons with Stewie the Duck. (Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050425/NYFNSE05 ) Written for children ages two through seven, the book addresses the skills and fears children face when they first start taking swimming lessons. It features illustrations by Vicky Lowe and includes a sing along CD, which reinforces the lessons learned in the book with th... (more)

Four Seasons adopts the US dollar as its reporting currency

TORONTO, April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Four Seasons Hotels Inc. (TSX Symbol "FSH.SV"; NYSE Symbol "FS") announces that it will adopt the US dollar as its reporting currency effective commencing the first quarter of 2005. The Company has historically prepared the consolidated financial statements in Canadian dollars. Effective for the quarter ended March 31, 2005, we have adopted US dollars as our reporting currency. With the majority of our management fee revenues in US dollars, reporting in US dollars will reduce the volatility on reported results relating to the impact of f... (more)

Ride and Fly Tours Invites You to Write Your Own Motorcycle Diaries

ELLETTSVILLE, Ind., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy riders, pack your bags! Ride and Fly Tours, the inventors of a totally new concept in motorcycle touring, offer customized vacation packages that combine a love for motorcycles with every comfort and amenity in the book. Ride and Fly's unique and innovative feature is the service of a private jet that shuttles you between locations, enabling their guests to get the most from each day of vacation. Each tour originates from the city of the customer's choice, and tours go anywhere in North America. "We can suggest some incredible place... (more)

Crestline Hotels & Resorts Appoints Gay Haynes Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

MCLEAN, Va. and ATLANTA, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gay Haynes as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center in Atlanta, GA. The 252 guest room hotel is an IACC approved meeting facility with 21,000 square feet of upscale and high-tech conference facilities. The Hotel & Conference Center is situated on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, conveniently located in midtown Atlanta. Ms. Haynes brings extensive hospitality sales and marketing experience to the Hotel with a... (more)