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Thursday, July 29, 2010 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey   To the President of Syria, Mr. and Mrs. Bashar al-Assad Mr. and Mrs. President Bashar al-Assad: At the tender age of 17 months my severely ill daughter Sofia, an American citizen, was abducted by her mother on Monday, July 26, in Istanbul, Turkey, and taken to Syria. Fox News: ▸ video ▸ story I was informed yesterday by Sofia's mother that she will not be coming back to the United States nor will she allow Sofia to return home. Sofia has been diagnosed with a severe medical condition that requires immediate treatment in the United States. It was scheduled to start on July 27, 2010, in New Jersey, the day after her abduction and was supposed to last until she reaches the age of 3. Any delay in the urgently needed treatment will result in a life-long disability for Sofia and make her dependent for the whole of her a... (more)

Hollywood's A-List Celebs Choose Yacht Charters for Total Escape

YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports: Vacations are all about rest, relaxation, and, of course, indulgence. And when it comes to Hollywood's biggest stars, you can count on them to take it up a notch by spending time in exotic locales, on some of the world's most luxurious yachts. Christina O Since the '50s, Christina O has attracted a primarily European clientele, but has also hosted many Hollywood celebrities. Recent charters have been enjoyed by Madonna, Johnny Depp, Tommy Hilfiger, and Oliver Stone. The famed megayacht charters for $600,000 a week. As morning's light broke over the horizon, Russell Crowe stood at the bow of the ship, gazing out to sea. Another day of mystery and adventure lay ahead for Crowe and the crew... . If this sounds like a scene from Crowe's latest film, "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World," it's not.... (more)

Team Spirit

  Members of The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals work together to give clients the benefit of all their experience. Their clients include members of the Forbes 400 and 500 lists, heads of state, famous celebrities, CEOs of large companies, and families. Their diverse backgrounds range from staffing a yacht to staffing the White House. Whatever their individual experiences have been, they now have one common goal: to find their customers the perfect charter yacht.  The all-female charter team at The Sacks Group (TSG) Yachting Professionals operates under the guiding principle of "service, service, service," says Jennifer M. Saia, president and charter specialist. Along with three charter agents and two charter assistants, Saia says "they aim to exceed expectations with professional service in the world of luxury yachting," and have a high rate of repeat customers... (more)

A Yacht Charter Vacation in the Bahamas

The place is being developed faster than you can say “conch fritter”, though, and the assortment of inns, resorts, hotels and other places to hang hat and anchor can be a challenge to negotiate.  Here we profile four hotels of disparate flavors, each catering to a particular type of traveler. Atlantis:  The Place to Drop Anchor Atlantis is ideal for vacationers whose tastes run to the colossal, the bustling, the all-inclusive, those with impatient children, or all of the above.  It’s a city unto itself, a Times Square in the middle of sunny paradise, and it’s growing, too; construction was going on during our trip for a new wing of suites which will probably need their own zip code.  We’d need a dictionary-sized tome to touch on every last amenity it offers, but suffice it to say the Atlantis has 2,300 guest accommodations in its Royal To... (more)

Escaping from the Blizzard of 2010 to Cat Cay Paradise

I left SYS-CON's offices in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, right on time just before the snow storm closed the airports. These live pictures below show East Saddle River Road through my iPhone on my way to the airport. I'm adding more pictures daily to my "live photo blog" from Cat Cay... This driver in front of me slipped and hit the sidewalk outside Yossi's Deli, at the corner of East Saddle River Road and Lake Street in Montvale, New Jersey. As I arrived in Ft Lauderdale, I met pilot Eric who was waiting to take me to Cat Cay. We took off on a Norman Islanders (BN-2) as soon as I parked my car behind the airport control tower. The Islander is a twin engine, high wing, fixed gear, STOL (short take-off and landing) aircraft. The Islander is operated in remote areas all over the world and has an excellent reputation of being a real work horse. It is particularly sui... (more)

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Subsidiary Wound Care Innovations Highlighted During National Medical Conference; Additional HIRA Sales Reps Trained

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM) Wound Management Technologies, Inc., a rapidly growing provider of specialty medical products, announced today that its subsidiary Wound Care Innovations was highlighted as part of a presentation exhibited at the SuperBones East conference in Nassau, Bahamas, on January 14-17. The SuperBones Conference has a great reputation for high quality educational lectures and workshops and places top national speakers at the podium. It was designed to provide a specialty education format that includes vital industry topics and techniques to medical practitioners that specialize in treatment of the lower extremities. The program included a session entitled "Wound Care for the 21st century" during which one of the speakers, Gary Rothenberg, DPM, CDE, CWS, Director of Resident Training and Attend... (more)

American Eagle Airlines Launches Nonstop Jet Service Between Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop seasonal jet service between Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Eagle will operate the service through Oct. 31, 2010, with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets. "We're delighted to introduce seasonal service from Myrtle Beach to American's largest hub, Dallas/Fort Worth," said David M. Brown, Vice President - Operations Planning and Performance for Eagle. "Customers will enjoy convenient connections on American Eagle to destinations throughout the American Airlines global network." "We are extremely pleased that American Eagle has chosen to initiate service in Myrtle Beach," said Airport Interim Co-Directors Pat Apone, A.A.E., and Bob Woods. "This service provides not ... (more)

TM Forum’s Digital Disruption 2013 Keynotes and Agenda Dig Deep into Delivering Services in a Disruptive Market

With the digital economy becoming more disruptive every day, companies around the world are meeting its challenges and seizing new opportunities by looking for ways to innovate new services, reduce costs and risks and improve market share. TM Forum’s Digital Disruption 2013, slated for the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Oct. 28-31, digs deep into how to do business in a disruptive digital market. Today, TM Forum revealed a jam-packed agenda for this new Americas-focused conference. Kicking off on Monday, Oct. 28, with a star-studded Cable Summit and thought-leading sessions on digital services, Digital Disruption 2013’s keynotes begin on Tuesday and feature a spectrum of viewpoints: Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix Chet Kapoor, Apigee Jürgen Meffert, McKinsey Mario Mueller, BMW Group Georges Nahon, Orange Silicon Valley and Orange Institute David Pleasance, Deloitte C... (more)

The LTE, LTE-Advanced & 5G Ecosystem: 2014 - 2020 - Infrastructure, Devices, Subscriptions & Operator Revenue

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5bbbd/the_lte) has announced the addition of Signals and Systems Telecom's new report "The LTE, LTE-Advanced & 5G Ecosystem: 2014 - 2020 - Infrastructure, Devices, Subscriptions & Operator Revenue" to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) As a natural upgrade path for carriers from the previously detached GSM, CDMA and TD-SCDMA ecosystems, LTE has emerged as the first truly global mobile communications standard. Commonly marketed as the '4G' standard, LTE promises to provide higher data rates and lower latency at a much lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) than 3G technologies. The TCO and performance is further enhanced by deployment of small cells and the LTE-Advanced standard. LTE-Advanced or simply LTE-A is a fu... (more)

BG Capital Group's Bobby Genovese Buys Stake in PoolSafe,™ Inc.

PLANTATION, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group Chairman of the Board Bobby Genovese has announced a partnership with PoolSafe, the world's provider of state-of-the-art poolside personal "safes" for hotel, resort and cruise line guests to stow and protect their valuables. Featuring an innovative waterproof design, the PoolSafe console includes a built-in GPS system to monitor and secure its location, a storage compartment for securing personal valuables that is accessed with a waterproof electronic key pad, a patented WiFi Call Button to direct-link to a hotel/resort or cruise ship's food and beverage staff, and a USB charging port (with built-in solar panels) for charging phone, camera, iPad or any other electronic devices.  "We are thrilled with the explosive growth that we've experienced since PoolSafe launched several months ago," says Genovese... (more)

Fongo Helps Canadians Save Today; Tomorrow, the World!

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/14 -- Fongo Inc., Canada's fastest growing phone service, is thrilled to announce the release of their hugely popular smart phone app in the international Apple, Blackberry and Android app stores (average download fee: $5.00). Fongo is already installed on over 500,000 Smartphones and mobile devices in Canada and features a free unique Canadian phone number allowing for free local and long distance calling, free voice mail and call display. Introducing the Fongo World Edition: Now new Fongo users in 26 additional countries can make a local call to reach family who have moved to Canada. Their family here can call them back by simply dialling their own "local" Canadian number. Furthermore, international businesses can get a local Canadian number to interact with their international customers. "Canada is one of the most cult... (more)