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No. Virginia ‘Cook in Mexico’ is Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2017 Magellan Award

No. Virginia ‘Cook in Mexico’ is Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2017 Magellan Award

Cook in Mexico, a Mexican culinary tour was named winner of the 2017 Magellan Gold Award for Best in Mexico for Destinations--Culture and Arts by Travel Weekly, a premiere travel magazine. Haymarket, Va.-based owners George and Linda Meyers host their worldwide guests on cooking tours in authentic Mexican kitchens, and guide guests on personalized Mexican historic tours and dance to Mariachi and climb the ruins of Cañada de la Virgin. You can watch their travel adventures on social media at Cook Eat Play Travel or www.cookeatplaytravel.com. For more information, go to www.cookinmexico.kitchen.

The Magellan Awards is the premier award for the travel industry, which honors the best in travel and is judged by a 14-member panel.  The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel.   

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

 

BASIS Independent McLean, a private preschool through 12th grade school that is a part of the nationally-ranked, world-acclaimed BASIS Curriculum network, has announced the appointment of Ron Kim as Head of School. The new head of school will greet prospective families and the school community at an information session on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018. For information on the information session, interested families can visit http://info.basisindependent.com/general-info-session-january-20.

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

 

BASIS Independent McLean, a private preschool through 12th grade school that is a part of the nationally-ranked, world-acclaimed BASIS Curriculum network, has announced the appointment of Ron Kim as Head of School. The new head of school will greet prospective families and the school community at an information session on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018. For information on the information session, interested families can visit http://info.basisindependent.com/general-info-session-january-20.

6 Things it Takes to Really Stand Out and Succeed in Business Today

6 Things it Takes to Really Stand Out and Succeed in Business Today

One CEO shares how what he’s learned from the tennis court to the boardroom in order to succeed in business

While top executives may work in every industry, they are not all the same and they don’t all achieve the same level of success. What it takes to make it big in today’s business world differs in some ways from generations prior. Today, we live in a fast-paced, technology-driven world, where many of the rules have changed. Keeping up with them is one way to increase chances of being successful, but it’s not the only way, as those who have achieved a high level of business success today can attest to.

Five Reasons Every CEO Should Give Back on Giving Tuesday and Beyond

Five Reasons Every CEO Should Give Back on Giving Tuesday and Beyond

There is a spending frenzy that takes place every November, with people shopping for deals and collectively spending billions. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is Giving Tuesday on November 28, 2017, a day to help make up for all the consumerism that we take part in and to think about others who may be less fortunate. Many business leaders are actively getting involved in the event as a way to help others, and in return good things come to their own businesses, too.

“It’s important to give back to help others, and Giving Tuesday is a great day to get started doing it,” explains Alex Dastmalchi, chief executive officer of the Dastmalchi company. “It serves as a reminder to look beyond or ourselves and invest in the interest of those in our community. Every CEO should lead the way in participating in Giving Tuesday and in giving back all year long.”

How One Man’s Vision is Revolutionizing the Architecture Industry

How One Man’s Vision is Revolutionizing the Architecture Industry

Albert Einstein once said “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” While architecture has seen many changes over time, through various periods in history, it takes a visionary to lead the industry to the next level. Matthew Rosenberg is a designer and entrepreneur who set out to revolutionize the industry of architecture and change history. By studying industry inefficiencies and identifying potential solutions, he has developed a new business model for architects and designers around the world. This unique perspective will create a strong platform for architects while ensuring cities of the future are resilient and adaptable to evolving cultures and technologies.

How One Vineyard is Helping Warriors All Year Long, Especially During the Holidays

How One Vineyard is Helping Warriors All Year Long, Especially During the Holidays

This holiday season there will be millions of bottles of wine sold. According to the Wine Institute, there are 11,496 wineries in the country, and each year there are around 949 million gallons of wine consumed. Many people like to give wine as holiday gifts, take a bottle to holiday dinner parties, or keep some on hand for when company stops by to celebrate the season. Of those wineries, there is one, Tackitt Family Vineyards, that has made the commitment to help warriors with every bottle sold.