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(PRWEB) September 28, 2006

“The organisation for the World Cup in South Africa is beset by big problems,” Beckenbauer was quoted by news agencies as saying. “But these are not South African problems, these are African problems. People are working against rather than with each other.”

Beckenbauer said Fifa president Sepp Blatter would soon be travelling to South Africa. “According to him, there is money. The plans are there, but what counts is that they are also executed,” Beckenbauer said.

Blatter was reported as saying said he would meet President Thabo Mbeki and “explain the value of the… Continue reading

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2011

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has recently accepted the following new member hotels:

The Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa is located opposite the Grand Theatre, inside the Golden Triangle, in the finest shopping and pedestrian area of the French port city. Its 150 guest rooms and suites have been completely decorated by renowned designer Jacques Garcia. The hotel, echoing the elegance of its illustrious past, offers the finest world-class hospitality, with the latest technology, including flat-screen televisions and free broadband Internet access in… Continue reading

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