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Discerning travelers who are seeking the flavor of The Bahamas but prefer their conch salad served to them in a private cabana by a secluded beach untouched by the masses may want to consider the newly developed Emerald Bay at Great Exuma Island. A destination unknown to the mainstream vacationer, hidden in the Bahamas Family Islands amid tranquil cays and powder-white virgin beaches, Emerald Bay awaits to delight guests whether their quest is for relaxation or adventure. The 470-acre Emerald Bay property encompasses the five-star Four Seasons resort, the exclusive Grand Isle Villas residences, a Greg Norman–designed oceanfront golf course, the newly opened Marina at Emerald Bay, and solely for members – The Club at Emerald Bay. The Four Seasons offers its guests a host of leisure and adventure options to fill a day. Guests can enjoy complimentary use of a variety of ... (more)

Online Advertising on New Media Platforms

Advertising on New Media The French subsidiary of Condé Nast S.A., one of the world's largest private communications groups (Advance Magazine Publishers Inc.), has selected Ingres, the leading open source database management company and pioneer of The New Economics of IT, to develop a critical application to manage advertising space for its publications. Condé Nast Publications is home to many of the world’s celebrated magazines and websites and is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporters, and superior design. Just a few of the publication titles within the Condé Nast family published worldwide include Vogue, Glamour, The New Yorker, Details, GQ, Vanity Fair, Wired, and Golf Digest. Condé Nast France relies on Ingres Database, the leading open source database for business critical applications, for its advertising space management system. The sy... (more)

Social Media is Here to Stay; Embrace It

New Media on Ulitzer The message from The Utah Technology Council’s (UTC) annual PR breakfast is clear: Social media is blurring the lines between PR, branding, advertising, marketing and social media. Don’t resist it. Harness its power. “People need to stop thinking in terms of social media marketing and PR vs. traditional marketing and PR,” said event co-chair and presenter Jack Hadley, CEO of Lava 7. Hadley was one of three social media experts, together with Rachel Herrscher of Today’s Mama and Brian Watkins of Adobe, who presented to PR and marketing executives last week. UTC member Neumont University hosted this year’s annual PR breakfast event which was sponsored by Business Wire. Social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter allow public relations and marketing professionals to pull information from customers as opposed to the traditional methods of pus... (more)

Top 10 Drivers of the Storage Industry in 2011 - Part 1

Most predictions about the storage industry seem to be either in the weeds (”will FCOE take off - and what flavor?”) or driven by the most sensational news possible (”Cisco will buy EMC and Oracle will buy NetApp!”).   This list strives to take a balanced view that takes positions on the key drivers transforming our industry. With that in mind, here are the first 5 of the ten most important trends in storage with predictions about what will change in 2011: 1.  Capacity demands will continue to grow exponentially. It is amazing how little this one is mentioned.  Think about what happened to the bandwidth market when it was realized that internet usage was doubling every year.  OK - that might be a painful reminder for those of us that experienced first hand the telecom bubble.  The point is that one of the world’s largest industrieswas rad... (more)

Mobility News Weekly – Week of February 9, 2014

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! According to press reports, China's Lenovo Group has agreed to buy Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. for $2.91 billion. The deal will allow Lenovo to obtain 2,000 patent assets and the Motorola Mobility brand and trademark.  Read Original Content BlackBerry Ltd shares have gained more than 50 percent over the past three months. ... (more)

Introducing the Garmin® Approach™ S6 Golf Watch

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Approach S6 touchscreen watch equipped with all-new golf watch technology. The Approach S6 boasts first-of-its-kind swing metrics and training tools right on a golfer’s wrist. SwingTempo, TempoTrainer and SwingStrength™ can be used to improve golfers’ swing consistency and synchronization, making the S6 an essential tool on the driving range, in the tee box, on the green, or even in the clubhouse. The S6 is the first golf watch to offer full CourseView maps with GreenView, Touch Targeting, and PinPointer™ on a high-res color touchscreen. Like other Garmin golf devices, the Approach S6 comes preloaded with more than 30,000 international courses with no additional subscriptions or fees. With this brand new technology, the Approach S6 provides... (more)

Golf Connoisseur Reports Strong Growth in Year One; Off to a Great Start, Announces Big Expansion Plans for 2006

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Connoisseur, published by Riggs Heinrich Media, Inc., reports strong growth in its inaugural year. "We are very pleased with the results of our first year," says R. Chris Riggs, Chairman and CEO. "Our advertising revenue showed double-digit growth from our premiere issue. We had nearly a 50% sell-through rate at newsstands with our first three issues. Our circulation averaged more than 260,000 copies -- a 10% bonus over our guaranteed rate base -- through new paid subscriptions and direct requests from the country's top private golf clubs, hotels, resorts, casinos, and spas." Plans for 2006 are to continue building on that success. Says Riggs: "As of May, Golf Connoisseur will go bi-monthly, and we plan to increase our newsstand presence in major airports. Most of all, I am proud of the reader response to our first four iss... (more)

Businesses, Personal Fortunes at Risk from Lack of Succession Planning

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe and Cindy Riggs, owners of Bowling Green Golf Club in Oak Ridge, New Jersey, undertook extensive succession planning to ensure that their business - built on land that has been in the Riggs' family for more than 200 years - would transfer to the next generation of owners without interruption. Their comprehensive estate plan, founded on whole life insurance, will help enable the business to pass to their children unencumbered by federal estate taxes. "Our son, Will, is almost 28 and works at the golf course; in fact he will now be the new Riggs proprietor there," Cindy Riggs explained. "As we look back at the different decisions we've made with our finances over the years, we really think that this has been one of the best," Joe Riggs added. Not all business owners are as forward-looking as the Riggs family, ho... (more)

Tropicana(R) Launches Tropicana Juicy Rewards(TM) Offering the Goodness of OJ Plus Big Savings on Healthy Pursuits for the Family

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey(1) shows that given today's economy, most Americans (98%) are looking for more value from the things they buy. At the same time, most (95%) say they value spending time with family and having fun, but 89 percent agree that the current economy makes it more difficult for them to find affordable leisure activities. Tropicana Products, Inc., a division of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP), introduces Tropicana Juicy Rewards(TM) - a unique program that will help families get more from their juice with 20,000 ways to save on healthy family activities, experiences and products. The Juicy Rewards program is a first for Tropicana in terms of the sheer scale of value, breadth and ease of use offered. Consumers who purchase Tropicana Pure Premium® or Trop50® can enter codes online at and start saving immediately on thou... (more)

New Book Shows 50+ Entrepreneurs How To Cut It In This Economy

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In last Wednesday night's State of the Union address by President Obama, he reiterated the importance and praised the determination of entrepreneurs especially in this economy: "We should start where most new jobs do -- in small businesses, companies that begin when an entrepreneur takes a chance on a dream, or a worker decides it's time she became her own boss." Once upon a time the "golden years" meant golf carts and Florida. Now, longer life expectancy and growing economic insecurity mean more and more 50+ Americans are seeking to stay vitally engaged in a changing world, and to take their productivity skills to new levels. The Second Chance Revolution: Becoming Your Own Boss After 50 provides all the tools necessary for this quest. In a clear, easy to understand format, it shows members of the over 50 generation how to work ... (more)

Learning the Impossible at Meridian's 2010 Customer Conference

CHANTILLY, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/10 -- James "Butch" Lumpkin is an expert at turning nothing into something. Born without arms, Butch has managed to not only play golf at close to par but also work as a tennis instructor. His athletic accomplishments and approach to life were recently showcased on The Golf Channel. And on April 20, 2010, he will keynote the Meridian Customer Conference in Chantilly, Va., at the Westfields Marriott. Butch aims to show attendees nothing is impossible when it comes to learning. Lumpkin's inspiring message is backed up by his indefatigable spirit, creativity, hard work and never-take-no attitude. Butch's presentation will help attendees see their employer's training challenges in a completely new way. Attendees will learn that what seems impossible is, in fact, possible. To see Butch in action, watch him on The Golf Channel at htt... (more)