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Travel Agents in South Korea to Earn Double Points with G-Shop, GTA Loyalty Program

Travel Agents in South Korea to Earn Double Points with G-Shop, GTA Loyalty Program

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Global travel distributor GTA, part of the Hotelbeds Group, has launched a ‘Double the Points, Double the Rewards’ campaign to further incentivize travel agents and drum up the festive spirit during this holiday season. With more than 7,000 registered G-Shop members in Asia, GTA hopes to motivate more agents [...]

McDonald’s Announces Global Commitment to Support Families with Increased Focus on Happy Meals

McDonald’s Announces Global Commitment to Support Families with Increased Focus on Happy Meals

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s meals, access to reading, and keeping families together through Ronald McDonald House Charities.  By 2022, McDonald’s will make improvements to the Happy Meal menu [...]

Bill Newlands Named Constellation Brands President and COO; Rob Sands Remains CEO

Bill Newlands Named Constellation Brands President and COO; Rob Sands Remains CEO

VICTORY, N.Y., Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced that Bill Newlands has been promoted to president and chief operating officer (COO). Rob Sands, who previously held the title of president and chief executive officer (CEO), will continue to serve as the company’s CEO. “Bill [...]

Ascom Helps Hospitals Optimize Hand Hygiene Workflows and Compliance Monitoring

Ascom Helps Hospitals Optimize Hand Hygiene Workflows and Compliance Monitoring

BAAR, Switzerland, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Ascom (SWX:ASCN.SW), a leading supplier of Healthcare ICT solutions, is helping hospitals improve hand hygiene by delivering an advanced mobile solution that tracks staff compliance to hygiene procedures. For many hospitals, reducing healthcare associated infections (HAI) is crucial to improving overall patient safety. Hand hygiene remains to be [...]

Appier Demonstrates Breakthrough in Creativity in Artificial Intelligence

Appier Demonstrates Breakthrough in Creativity in Artificial Intelligence

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, demonstrated pioneering research that showcased AI’s ability to be creative at the 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), one of the world’s leading conferences in AI. AI’s ability to create and design items that humans will find appealing is considered the [...]

Hong Kong Celebrates Arts Month with World-Class Events and Distinctive Arts Happenings in the Neighbourhoods

Hong Kong Celebrates Arts Month with World-Class Events and Distinctive Arts Happenings in the Neighbourhoods

HONG KONG, CHINA, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – March is the best time to explore Hong Kong in an artsy way. From the entire month of March this year, Hong Kong’s flourishing arts scene will come to fruition with an inspirational spectrum of arts events planned in various neighbourhoods across the city. With events ranging [...]

CUHK Business School Research Explores Whether ‘Playing Hard to Get’ Increase Romantic Attraction

CUHK Business School Research Explores Whether ‘Playing Hard to Get’ Increase Romantic Attraction

HONG KONG, CHINA, Feb. 12, (Korea Bizwire) - One of the most elusive dating tactics since the beginning of time has to be ‘playing hard to get’. While Socrates famously advised courtesan Theodote to boost her attraction by withholding her affections until men are “hungry” with desire, ‘playing hard to get’ remains a sought-after strategy many [...]

SNOMED CT Supports Athlete Care at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

SNOMED CT Supports Athlete Care at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

London, United Kingdom, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — SNOMED International announced today that its SNOMED CT global standardized clinical terminology will be used to support athlete care and treatment at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Used in more than 50 countries worldwide, SNOMED CT is an international standard for clinical terminology. It enables the [...]

NBC Olympics Selects Cisco IP Video and Networking Solutions for Its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics Selects Cisco IP Video and Networking Solutions for Its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Cisco to provide IP video contribution and distribution solutions, along with networking and security solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 – February [...]

Neuralstem to Participate at the Young Jewish Professionals CEO Healthcare Symposium

Neuralstem to Participate at the Young Jewish Professionals CEO Healthcare Symposium

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that Richard Daly, Chairman and CEO of Neuralstem, will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “From Research & Development to Commercial Venture: Building a Successful Biotech Company” at the Young Jewish Professionals CEO [...]