When LVMH purchased Scottish whisky distillery Glenmorangie in 2004, for a cool for £300 million ($362 million), it didn’t seem entirely in-line with the company’s portfolio. While the Moët Hennessy empire was already packed with many award-winning and respected liquids, Glenmorangie felt a tad, well, traditional, in comparison. And it showed in the numbers; profits
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Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. (CNN) — Glass-bottomed bathrooms, roof-deck water slides and stairs leading directly into the ocean. What
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In an attempt to stop the multitude of bootlegged gin operations, the Gin Act of 1751 outlawed small gin distilleries in London. This law remained in place until 2008 and in 2009 Sam Galsworthy launched Sipsmith, the first gin distillery to open in London since 1820. Since 2009, according to the Office for National Statistics,
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Hong Kong and Islamabad (CNN) — The world’s second highest mountain, K2 in Pakistan, has welcomed a record-breaking number of climbers this year amid a post-pandemic surge of summit fever. Some 207 permits were issued for ascending K2, says Sajjid Hussain, a tourism official in Gilgit Baltistan, the region bordering China which is home to
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Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Long-delayed approval from the Department of Justice on Cargill and Continental Grain’s $4.5 billion acquisition of publicly traded Sanderson Farms has the barnyard buzzing: Could even more consolidation in the chicken industry be coming? Farmers, distributors and truckers — stakeholders up and down the supply chain
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Agua Caliente You don’t need to travel to Las Vegas to find rejuvenating spas, luxurious accommodations, cozy restaurants and casino action. Palm Springs has become a destination for travelers searching for an alternative to Sin City. A short two-hour drive from Los Angeles or an easy flight to the city’s international airport from other starting
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(CNN) — In the cut-throat post-pandemic world of hospitality, getting the best employees is everything. Now one hotel group has decided to lure in stellar staff by offering a golden handshake — of a free tattoo if they stick it out for six months. Germany’s Ruby Hotels, which has 16 properties across Europe, is offering
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Topline Shares of Carvana and Beyond Meat surged Friday, making them the latest companies to be rewarded by investors after announcing layoffs or cost cuts in recent weeks amid a challenging economic environment, as Wall Street analysts have largely cheered the cost-saving measures. Key Facts Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly 22% despite the plant-based
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