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The World’s Digital and Tech Prophets Gather Together at Global Webit Congress ’14

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ISTANBUL /PRNewswire/ —

The most influential Digital and Tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia

Webit Global Congress is the most influential digital and tech event bridging Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asiaattracting over 10’000 attendees from the record breaking 110 countries.

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It will take place on 1-2 October in Istanbul, Turkey. The Global Webit Congress is one of the world’s most premium events with over 57% of the attendees being C-level executives.

More than 200 of the world’s global digital and tech leaders create the amazing agenda of the Congress, consisting of two parallel zones: the Digital zone – Digital Marketing and Innovation Expo &  Conference and the Tech zone – The Leaders of the Future Tech Summit and Expo.

Book your pass at early bird prices (few days left): http://webitcongress.com/en/2014/price.html

The Tech Summit of Webit Congress attracts CEOs, CTOs and CIOs of world’s most innovative companies along with the biggest global and regional tech giants including  Apple, PayPal, Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, Unilever, Stripe, Seamless, Ubuntu, Coursera, Nissan, Amazon, IBM, Yandex, Qualcomm, Cisco, Akamai and many many more.

The Digital Marketing and Innovation Conference, welcomes CMOs, CIOs, CTOs, media directors of the biggest global and regional advertisers incl MasterCard, Coca Cola, P&G, Unilever, Adidas, banks and financial institutions – HSBC, Unicredit, AkBank. Furthermore, retailers such as eBay, Souq, Publishers and broadcasters such as BBC, HBO, Aol; Many agencies which join the Webit Agency Lounge – Starcom MediaVest, VivaKi, OMD and advertising and marketing solution providers such as Criteo, Tune, Gfk, Boston Consulting Group, Crimtan, Fjord, Marin Software and hundreds more.

More than 300 accredited reporters from all over the world join Webit and cover the event. Amongst them are some of the global most influential digital, tech and business media, including Venture Beat, Forbes, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Tech.eu, Mashable, Wired, Guardian, CNN, etc.

Media Accreditation is open at – http://bit.ly/mediaaccreditation

Webit is the only event where you may attend special sessions on Asia, Middle East, Africa and CE Europe and meet all major regional champions at one place.

The social networking at the Congress does not have an equivalent, including special events and the worldwide famous Webit party, powered by Fashion TV!

You can find more information about Webit and to hear the impressions of the Global Leaders who attend Global Webit Congress 2013, if you watch the video here: http://webitcongress.com/?video

For more information and media accreditations:
Adriana Paneva
+359-888-606-192
adriana@eacad.eu

Source: Global Webit Congress

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August 19, 2014 at 2:34 pm

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Carlson Rezidor Appoints Andreas Flaig as Executive Vice President of Development

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SINGAPORE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced the appointment of Andreas Flaig as Executive Vice President, Development,Asia Pacific. Based in the Singapore office, Andreas reports to Thorsten Kirschke, President for Asia Pacific and will be a key member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

In his new role, Andreas will be responsible for driving the development strategies for Carlson Rezidor in Asia Pacific to further grow its hotel portfolio and enhance its presence in this region. He will oversee the regional teams based in Singapore, China, India and Indonesia securing new management contracts as well as franchise and conversion opportunities.

“Andreas joins us at an opportune time as Carlson Rezidor steps up its momentum in emerging markets such asChina, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand and launches two new brands, Quorvus Collection and Radisson Red. With his excellent track record and strong reputation with owners and business partners across the region, Andreas will strengthen our development team and be an asset to the Asia Pacific leadership team,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Asia Pacific, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

Andreas has been in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years, of which 16 years were in Asia. His expertise is in hotel development, investment, and asset management and one of his key strengths is in development strategies including market entry into China and Indonesia. He joins Carlson Rezidor after more than eight years with Jones Lang LaSalle’s (JLL) Hotels and Hospitality Group where he held a dual role of Managing Director for both Advisory Asia and China, based in Beijing and Shanghai. During his tenure with JLL, he advised investors on the acquisition of hotel assets, portfolios and companies and successfully negotiated numerous hotel management and franchise agreements between owners and operators.

Prior to that, Andreas was First Vice President for Aareal Bank AG in Germany where he started the bank’s first hotel advisory and asset management practice and led its expansion in Asia with the establishment of the Singaporeoffice. As Senior Associate Director, Hospitality Consulting, Andreas led Arthur Andersen’s Hospitality Consulting practice in Asia, based in Hong Kong and Singapore. He also has extensive experience in hotel operations, having previously worked with InterContinental and Mandarin Oriental in Europe and Asia. Born in Germany, he has a Bachelor of Science with distinction from Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,340 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club Carlson, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.

www.carlsonrezidor.com

Contact details
Tracy Lui, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group I +65 9839 4095 I tlui@carlsonrezidor.com
Ben Gardeen, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-1418 or +1 (763) 212-8129 |bgardeen@carlsonrezidor.com

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Source: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

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August 19, 2014 at 11:52 am

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Infinitus Advocates Daily Walk for 10,000 Steps

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HONG KONG, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A recent research in UK has found that the age of 36 is a watershed of health. Around this age, people would suddenly realize the importance of health by witnessing a relative fall ill or suffering a health crisis personally[i]. Rather than waiting for such a warning call, we might as well take the initiative to protect our lifeline.

As is known to all, exercise is quite important to health besides proper diet. More and more experts have found that walking has several benefits for health, such as activating blood circulation, boosting metabolism and strengthening the immune system.

To advocate walking as a daily habit, Infinitus has joined hands with MCMIA Foundation and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in initiating the “Infinitus Daily Walk for 10,000 Steps” Campaign, and the kick-off ceremony took place at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on 14 August.

http://www.infinitus-int.com/news-detaile-140799763321876.html?l=en

The kick-off ceremony attracted quite a few authoritative TCM experts from home and broad and celebrities to participate. Vice Commissioner of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of P.R.C. Mr Yu Wenming, Secretary for MCMIA Foundation Ms. Vivien Chou, Director of Exhibitions Market Development, HKTDC, Ms. Loretta Wan, and Senior Vice President of LKK Health Products Group (LKKHPG) Mr. Harry Yeung, signed on the giant T-shirt at the ceremony to officially unveil the “Infinitus Daily Walk for 10,000 Steps” Campaign. Meanwhile, Infinitus also launched the “Most Beautiful 10,000-Step Walking Path Award”, and called on HK citizens to join and vote online at http://www.facebook.com/InfinitusHongKong.

“Daily Walk for 10,000 Steps” originates from Infinitus’ unique health philosophy of “promoting healthy life through life nurturing and vitality assurance”. “Infinitus” is the core brand of LKKHPG, and the company has adhered to its corporate mission of “advocating the premium Chinese health regimen and nurturing healthier lives with balance, affluence, and harmony” since its founding. In order to foster the nurturing of healthier lifestyles among the public, Infinitus has formulated a set of simple yet feasible practice guidance called “Missing Link of Four Regulations” as follows:

  • Diet: More vegetable less meat, eat until 70% full
  • Living: Power nap for 20 minutes and sleep before 23:00
  • Exercise: Daily walk for 10,000 steps
  • Emotion: Positive thinking

Aiming to promote “Daily Walk for 10,000 Steps”, Infinitus has already organized “Infinitus World Walking Day” in the Chinese mainland since 2010. Over these five years, the event has been held for over 50 sessions in more than 20 cities in China. It has harvested great popularity among the public with over 700,000 citizens joining, and the total walking distance has exceeded 4,000,000 kilometers. This year, the event started in June, and would walk into 12 cities all year long. Moreover, it is also coming to Hong Kong in the near future and inviting HK citizens and foreign visitors to experience the fun and health through walking.

At the kick-off ceremony, Mr. Harry Yeung, Senior Vice President of LKKHPG and Spokesperson of Infinitus, said,” Through promoting walking at this year’s International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products, we aim to promote and popularize our health philosophy and the walking day activity to go global to more areas. Meanwhile, we hope that more and more people from Hong Kong and abroad can become aware of benefits of walking and start to walk every day for better health.”

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The Spire Bristol Hospital in UK has done a research among 2,000 people to assess their attitudes to health. It is found that 36 is the age that people normally change their attitudes to health. They start to consider their future health, and take measures like monitoring and improving their diet and reducing their alcohol intake. Besides, 51 per cent would rather take preventive measures and try to avoid health or long-term consequences.

For more information, please contact:

Samson Su
+86-20-3816-8859
samson.su@infinitus-int.com

Source: LKK Health Products Group

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August 19, 2014 at 11:00 am

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INDOMOG Brings Facebook Game Card to Indonesia

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-INDOMOG, a leading voucher distribution network of digital content, brings the Facebook Game Card to Indonesia through thousands of outlets spread all over Indonesia

 

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Facebook has become the most popular social media site for users to not only establish relationships with relatives online, but also to enjoy digital content. Indonesia is one of the countries in which playing games is one of the most popular activities.

INDOMOG Facebook Game Card
INDOMOG Facebook Game Card

Facebook Games has been attracting Facebook users from all around the world. Currently, Facebook has thousands of popular games including names such as Clash of the Three Kingdoms, Wartune, Top Eleven, League of Angels, Hello Hero, and thousands of other popular games.

Today, INDOMOG announced that the Facebook Game Card is available for purchase in Indonesia via INDOMOG’s distribution channels. This answers the growing demand from Indonesians for digital lifestyle content through INDOMOG’s leading distribution network of digital content across Indonesia.

Facebook Game Cards are the fastest and easiest way to buy items to be used inside your favorite games on Facebook.

The Facebook Game Card is available in four denominations; IDR30,000, IDR50,000, IDR100,000, and IDR300,000, in both physical and digital vouchers, and are available at all distribution channels of INDOMOG, including: 7-Eleven, Alfamart, Family Mart, Lawson, MINISTOP, thousands of cyber cafes all over Indonesia, Circle K, Hypermart, Indomaret and PT. POS Indonesia in short time.

INDOMOG CEO Iwan Tjam hopes that this is a sign of positive thrust for digital market in Indonesia. “By having the Facebook Game Card in Indonesia, this is the answer to all digital market needs and we will be able to facilitate Facebook users who do not have bank accounts to do purchase and enjoy content,” he explained.

About INDOMOG

INDOMOG is an Online Payment Solution company which offers various payment methods that cater to Indonesians’ buying habits and trends, emphasizing ease of access for all levels of society with the widest distribution channel in Indonesia. They include modern channel outlets, mobile agents and thousands of cyber cafes all over Indonesia.

About Facebook

Facebook is an online social networking service was founded on February 2004. Facebook is owned and operated by Facebook, Inc where users can create profiles with photos, lists of personal interests, contact information, and other personal information. Users can communicate with friends and other users through private or public messages, as well as a chat feature. Users can also create and join interest groups and favorite Fan Pages.

For further information, please contact:

INDOMOG
+6221-2932-6161
marketing@indomog.com

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Source: INDOMOG

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August 19, 2014 at 10:37 am

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