Munich: Modern Traditions

July 11, 2010
By Marla Cimini
Munich: Modern Traditions

I don’t think it’s legal to visit Munich without spending at least a little time at the famous — or infamous, depending on your love of raucous beer halls — Hofbrauhaus. Or at least that’s what my husband, Chris, led me to believe.Our evening at the Hofbrauhaus provided some indelible travel memories of beer-soaked...

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Take a Flight: Tour Northern California’s Black-owned Vineyards

July 11, 2010
By Marla Cimini
Take a Flight: Tour Northern California’s Black-owned Vineyards

Take a “Flight” Tour northern California’s black-owned vineyards and take home a quality collection of wine by Marla Cimini You can spend a month in California’s wine country and feel like you haven’t made a dent in the list of wineries worth visiting. With nearly 1,000 sprinkled between Santa Barbara to the south and...

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When Disaster Strikes; Immediate response is the key to recovery

July 11, 2010
By Marla Cimini
When Disaster Strikes; Immediate response is the key to recovery

Most hotel companies do their best to properly prepare for disasters of all kinds. Whether they are natural or man-made, catastrophic events can impact even the most organized and well-equipped properties. From fires, floods, and hurricanes, to power outages, earthquakes—and even acts of terrorism—hotels must be ready for anything. General managers, along with the...

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Sandra Perilli: FolioFLY Takes Flight

July 10, 2010
By Marla Cimini
Sandra Perilli: FolioFLY Takes Flight

Sandra Perilli: FolioFLY Takes Flight Special to the Stevens News Service As the current state of American education continues to evolve and grow, today’s teachers, professors and students face more challenges than ever before. Twenty-first century students are tech-savvy, sophisticated, and willing to embrace advanced learning opportunities. Others are ambitiously seeking interesting business experiences...

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What’s Old is New Again

July 9, 2010
By Marla Cimini
What’s Old is New Again

Adaptive reuse projects offer green benefits of all sorts. Urban renewal in cities across the United States has been enhanced by the many benefits of adaptive reuse development projects. Contributing to this green construction trend is the hospitality industry’s continued involvement in environmentally friendly hotels in metropolitan, as well as suburban, locations. Adaptive reuse,...

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Karl Selander’91 – A Global View: Using Technology to Assist those in Need

July 9, 2010
By Marla Cimini
Karl Selander’91 – A Global View: Using Technology to Assist those in Need

Karl Selander ’91 – A Global View: Using Technology to Assist those in Need Special to the Stevens News Service An entrepreneur with an intense charitable spirit, Karl Selander (Stevens Institute of Technology class of 1991) believes that today, more than ever, non-profit associations are dependant upon the talents and skills of individuals to...

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Brownfields Capture Developer Attention

July 9, 2010
By Marla Cimini
Brownfields Capture Developer Attention

“Brownfields” are increasingly being associated with green — as in greenbacks.The term refers to abandoned or unused sites that are (or perceived to be) contaminated by pesticides, chemicals or affected by some form of impurity that affects the environment. To effectively breathe new life into a brownfields site in Pennsylvania, teamwork is essential among...

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