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Tiger Global Checks In To Brazil's Hotel Urbano With $50M Round
The Brazilian online travel agency Hotel Urbano has gotten a 120 million Reais reservation from the powerhouse hedge fund investor Tiger Global Management and previous backer Insight Venture Partners .
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Salvador to stage World Cup carnival - Indiatalkies.com
Rio De Janeiro, March 7: Brazil's northeastern city of Salvador will stage an out-of-season Carnival in a bid to attract tourists during this year's World Cup, the media reported.
David Beckham lands in Rio de Janeiro ahead of this weekend's Carnival
Divorced father ordered to pay HALF his daughter's $225,000 Ivy League law school tuition despite pair falling out years ago Samba! David Beckham lands in Rio de Janeiro ahead of this weekend's Carnival and settles into his Ipanema Beach hotel David Beckham has touched down in the home of this year's World Cup to join the biggest party in Brazil - ... (more)
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US hosts Azerbaijan, Turkey, Nigeria in warmups
The U.S. Soccer Federation says the 13th-ranked Americans will host No. 93 Azerbaijan at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on May 27, then play No.
Groundbreaking Documentary Premieres Exploring Role of Women in Global Politics
Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.? , a new film exploring the increased role women are having in shaping new democracies and leading governments across the globe, will premiere on March 8, 2014 at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater in Pittsburgh, PA at 8:00 p.m. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Heather Arnet, and a dessert ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Abu Dhabi International Triathlon Sells Out
For the first time in its five-year history the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon has sold out, with 2,400 athletes from 68 countries set to make the start on March 15. "The huge demand for the event demonstrates a consistent rise in amateurs and elites looking for the ultimate triathlon challenge with 60 percent of racers registered from around ... (more)
Supermercados Disco SA in Retailing (Uruguay) - new company profile report published
The expansion plans include a second hypermarket in new premises at Punta Carretas Shopping, freeing some 2,200 sq m of its Disco Natural store.
Trash and stink rise after Rio Carnival due to garbage strike
If the hangovers many are nursing after their annual Carnival celebrations weren't enough, residents of Rio de Janeiro awoke Wednesday to smelly streets, mounting household garbage and heaps of party refuse uncollected for a fifth consecutive day.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Brazil celebrates 100-day mark to World Cup
Brazil is commemorating the 100-day mark to the World Cup by lighting up tourist attractions with the green and yellow colors of the national flag.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Super 8 Breaks Ground in Germany with First Hotel
Wyndham Hotel Group , the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,490 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation , today announced the groundbreaking of its first Super 8A hotel in Germany, the 160-room Super 8 Munich.
Tips when planning your next trip
Whether you're a frequent flyer or an armchair traveler, there are certain details it's nice to review before making plans for that next big trip.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Buy your tickets now for the Wine, Spirits, and Culinary Celebration at MODS
On Friday, April 4, the Museum of Discovery and Science will host its 19th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration, with all proceeds benefiting the Museum's exhibits, films, education, conservation, and outreach programs.
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Plaza De Torros Bullring In Colonia, Uruguay In All Its Abandoned Glory
There's not much that gets us excited over here at HuffPost Travel quite like an abandoned place in some part of the world.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Diving dollar hurts Aussie adventurers
MANY people are sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to criminals overseas, despite explicit police warnings that they are getting scammed.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Adidas is withdrawing a series of risque Brazilian-themed T-shirts ahead of this summer's Fifa World Cup, after complaints that they encourage sex tourism.
Huntsville designer Eliana Harless will debut...
I love to see how the different types of dresses are made and I would love to design a wedding dress for somebody else.
[Design Indaba 2014] From design to advertising
At a creative conference you always expect to hear from pros in the industry, but boy, was Marcello Serpa a treat on day two of Design Indaba.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mardi Gras North: Benefit for Lakeland Pantry at Norwood Pines
Even if a trip to New Orleans isn't in your travel plans this winter, you don't have to miss celebrating Mardi Gras.
Impulse and Pre-Considered Shopping - September 2013
Packaging Matters is MWV's study of the role of packaging in product satisfaction.