The Marriott Marquis Hotel watches over the NY skyline

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Close your eyes. Imagine you’re eating dinner with all of New York beneath you. The Chrysler building and the Empire State are at a birds-eye-view. Getting a bit of vertigo, right?

Don’t open them yet. Your dream can get even better. If you’re tired of the view of Manhattan, you’ll have the chance to admire new sites every minute. Floor number 48 of the New York  Marriott Hotel boasts one of the world’s most famous and elegant revolving restaurants: The View Restaurant & Lounge. Continue reading

Aneta Kreglicka, Miss World in 1989, Presented the B.I.D. International Quality Award in Madrid, Spain

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Aneta Beata Kreglicka is a knock-out with natural elegance and poise. Born on March 23rd, 1965, in the Polish region of Szczecin, she won both Miss World in 1989 in Hongkong, and Miss Poland in her home country.

This international beauty queen was a star in the International Quality Award summit hosted by Business Initiative Directions  on August 22nd in Madrid, Spain. Aneta presented the trophees to the awardees for different categories in excellence, innovation and leadership. Her impact and serene beauty stunned the 500 attendees at the soiree.

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Nigeria’s Minister of Culture and Tourism attends the European Quality Award Ceremony 2013

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The Nigerian Cultural Minister, Edem Duke, on the left, next to Senator Ken Nnamani.

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation of Nigeria, Chief Edem Duke, was one of the most admired attendees at yesterday’s International Arch of Europe Award Ceremony. Held by Business Initiative Directions, the event was celebrated in the conference hall of the InterContinental Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. 

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Seven things to do during your stay in Frankfurt

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If you’re a hardened or troubled traveller, you’re going to like this article.

Today we want to help you out with a brief guide to 7 points to see in the metropolis known as Frankfurt. And if you can’t follow these seven tips, don’t worry or feel guilty. Frankly, in a city as big and with as much charm as Frankfurt, it’s hard to sum it up in 20 lines:

1- Kaiser Platz: Kaiser Plaza is located in the city-center

2- Opernplatz: Opera Plaza is an important area located in the Northeast of the city

3- Commerzbank Tower: this important skyscraper was the tallest building in Europe until 2003. It’s 300 meters high and was designed by Foster and Partners. Currently it’s the second tallest skyscraper in the old continent, after the Triumph Palace in Moscow.

4- Frankfurt Stock Exchange: Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse is the most important stock exchange in Germany, and the third most important in the world.

5- Europaturm: the Europe Tower is dubbed the “Ginnheim Asparagus” by its locals. It is 337.5 meters high and somewhat similar to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

6- Natural History Museum of  Senckenberg: its rooms house an impressive collection of dinosaur fossils and disected birds, such as hominids and other animals from past ages.

7- The Museum of Modern Art: showcases the work of Viennese architect Hans Hollein. Among his most famous collections include the section dedicated to pop-art.

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Frankfurt, Germany’s Finance Capital, Next Stop for B.I.D. Convention


Frankfurt, known as the Bavarian Finance Capital, is a modern, cosmopolitan and welcoming city that has managed to both conserve its traditions and open its door to a cutting-edge business world.

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