The Latest: Bowling Green saves baseball program after cut

first_img“I think it’s important to keep in mind our student-athletes come from all over. All over the United States and in some cases all over the world,” Scott said. “Return to campus and return to voluntary workouts I think factors that in.”The Pac-12 schools are scheduled to begin allowing athletes back into their facilities for voluntary workouts starting June 15.___North Carolina State athletic director Boo Corrigan says the school has begun a schedule allowing student-athletes to return in phases to campus, with the first wave of football players permitted to return to student housing by June 20.The school announced details of the plan Tuesday in an open letter from Corrigan, who said the plan is to return via “the safest and most responsible path moving forward.” Athletic department spokesman Jason Knavel said that baseball is back immediately after “our passionate baseball alumni and donors have committed $1.5 million over the next three years.”The Ohio school announced last month it was dropping baseball because of a projected $2 million athletic budget shortfall stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Former players immediately began a “Save BGSU Baseball” campaign and managed to raise the funds to rescue a program that produced former All-Star pitcher Orel Hershiser.Like Bowling Green, other schools in the Mid-American Conference have had to drop sports as a result of financial hardships triggered by the pandemic.___The Ilitch companies — a group that includes the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, along with Little Caesars and other companies — has opened a facility in the Detroit area to produce protective masks. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Called out, Bowling Green has saved its baseball program, which had been cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Associated Press Bowling Green’s most famous ex-player is Orel Hershiser, a three-time All-Star who pitched 18 years in the major leagues, 13 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.___Pac-12 schools have agreed to perform COVID-19 and coronavirus antibody tests on all athletes upon their return to campuses for voluntary workouts.“These guidelines are coming from our medical advisory committee and it’s their belief this is best practice,” Commissioner Larry Scott told The Associated Press.Scott said athletes will continue to be tested regularly for COVID-19 as long as they are under the supervision of the schools. The KF Bylis player was not named.League matches in Albania will resume on Wednesday without fans in the stadiums. The matches will follow medical protocols drafted in consultation with UEFA.Federation spokesman Andi Vrecani says “the championship is not threatened because the protocol has been set that such a player with COVID-19 is quarantined for 14 days and the team continues preparation normally.”Play was suspended in mid-March following the country’s lockdown.Bylis is in seventh place. The league is expected to finish by July 29 with the Albanian Cup final on Aug. 2. Corrigan says the first phase has already started by allowing members of the football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs who live locally to receive examinations and coronavirus testing.If cleared, athletes would be allowed to participate in voluntary workouts, though they would be divided into small groups for safety precautions.The second phase begins with football players returning to student housing “no later than” June 20, followed by men’s and women’s basketball players.The third phase would bring back athletes in fall sports, though Corrigan said only that will come “later this summer” with additional details coming later. The final phase is the return of all other programs ahead of the fall semester.___ June 2, 2020 The Latest: Bowling Green saves baseball program after cut England is set to host the West Indies in three cricket tests in July, subject to government approval.The West Indies will arrive next Tuesday and travel to Old Trafford in Manchester for quarantine and training.They will then move to Southampton for the first test from July 8, and back to Old Trafford for the remaining tests starting on July 16 and July 24.There will be no spectators.The two venues were chosen because they had hotels attached or nearby and could be turned into “bio-secure environments.” Cricket West Indies agreed in principle to tour last Friday.The test series was originally scheduled to begin on Thursday.___Pac-12 schools have agreed to perform COVID-19 and coronavirus antibody tests on all athletes upon their return to campuses for voluntary workouts.Commissioner Larry Scott tells The Associated Press “these guidelines are coming from our medical advisory committee and it’s their belief this is best practice.” The Russian soccer league says it will restart on June 19. That is two days earlier than originally planned.The league says it gave the date of June 21 because of a longstanding practice of using the date of Sunday’s games as the official nominal designation for a round of games over several days.The restart will begin with two games on June 19. Krylya Sovetov Samara will play Akhmat Grozny and Sochi will face FC Rostov.Russia is planning to allow a limited number of fans in the stadiums when games restart.___ Scott says athletes will continue to be tested regularly for COVID-19 as long as they are under the supervision of the schools.Scott says “I think it’s important to keep in mind our student-athletes come from all over. All over the United States and in some cases all over the world.”The Pac-12 schools are scheduled to begin allowing athletes back into their facilities for voluntary workouts starting June 15.___An Albanian player has tested positive for the coronavirus but the country’s soccer federation says his club will play as scheduled when the league resumes this week amid the pandemic. Employees from across the organization are helping with the effort, which will try to produce about 60,000 masks per day. “I’m from Detroit. To be able to give back to the city that I was born in and give back to a city that has given so much to me is important,” said Reginald Woods, a ticket sales representative for the Tigers and Red Wings. “To continue the Tigers’ and Red Wings’ legacy of giving back to Detroit is special.”The masks will be donated to community groups and organizations that need them, as well as employees, franchises, customers, fans and guests.“To design, set up and activate a production facility like what we have here in less than two months is truly impressive,” said Eric Brasseur, who is overseeing the facility. “This was made possible by the collective efforts and adaptability of employees across our family of companies.”A spokesman for the effort said the project is following strict guidelines from the CDC, local and state authorities and other health organizations to ensure the safety of the staff. Martin has coached the Gamecocks for the past eight seasons.___Bowling Green is working with alumni and former players to reinstate the Falcons’ baseball program.The Ohio school announced May 15 it was dropping baseball because of a projected $2 million athletic budget shortfall stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Cutting baseball was expected to save $500,000 a year. No other sports were eliminated, but there were to be other cost-cutting measures in the athletic department.Former players began a “Save BGSU Baseball” campaign shortly after the announcement the sport would be eliminated. The university said in a statement baseball could return if short- and long-term funding solutions can be secured to sustain the program the next three years and beyond. Athletic department spokesman Jason Knavel confirmed media reports that $1.5 million would need to be raised to achieve that goal. Knavel said no deadline has been set. ___South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin says he has recovered from a case of COVID-19.Martin said he tested positive last month. He detailed his experience with the virus for the first time Tuesday.Martin said he was prepping for a knee replacement surgery in early May when he was diagnosed with the virus. He immediately went into quarantine at his home.The 54-year-old Martin said he didn’t have to go to the hospital. He said he had no significant symptoms of the virus other than some fatigue. Two weeks later at a follow-up visit, a coronavirus test came back negative. Martin said no one else in his family was affected by the virus. ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

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Ashman the top player for June

first_imgBunker Boys @ The Bowling GreenMonday, June 25, Green Valley – StablefordOnly a small field of golfers today for our first visit of the year to the formerly popular Green Valley course.  We stopped playing here in the high season when the management’s pricing and scheduling policy became unfair to local societies.  Several members were reluctant to return as a matter of principle, but those that did enjoyed the day. June ‘Golfer of the Month’ Dave Ashman with Ning.1st Geoff Parker (12) 33pts2nd PJ Redmond (24) 31pts3rd Eddy Kelly (17) 29ptsWednesday, June 27, Mountain Shadow – StablefordA momentous day today as we welcomed back former 3-time Bunker Boys champion, Gerry Cooney for his first game in more than a year, following treatment for a serious shoulder injury.At long last some renovation work is being undertaken in the changing rooms and restaurant, so hopefully this is also a good omen for the future.  The course today was surprisingly dry, and the greens had been recently cored, making conditions difficult for the champion’s return, and he failed to make it to the winner’s enclosure, although his pleasure at being back out on the course was clearly evident after the round.With the course virtually to ourselves (again!) the leading group pulled out a 3 hole lead over the more senior members in the following group, and finished in double quick time.  Dave Ashman produced the best round of the day to further cement his grip on the Golfer of the Month title with only one game remaining.1st Dave Ashman (14) 33pts2nd John Graham (10) 31pts3rd Barry Murnin (15) 30ptsNear Pins:  Barry Murnin, PJ Redmond and Paul Edgar (2)Friday, June 29, Eastern Star – StablefordA warm greeting from the management awaited us when we arrived at Eastern Star, and the offer of an additional discount got the day off to a good start.  This course has improved considerably since our last visit, and the greens were significantly quicker than they were previously.A strong breeze was blowing throughout the round, keeping the temperature down, but making the course even trickier than usual.  We had 12 golfers in the field today including PSC President Tony Oakes, who got off to a flying start, only to fade on the inward nine. This left the field open for Eddie Kelly to record the best round of the day with an impressive 39 points, with Dave Ashman taking second place on a countback over Barry Murnin.Dave’s second place finish sealed his first Golfer of the Month title, so congratulations all round when we returned to the Bowling Green.1st Eddie Kelly (17) 39pts2nd Dave Ashman (14) 31pts3rd Barry Murnin (15) 31ptsNear Pins:  Paul Edgar, Lee Butler and Tony Robbins.Note:  The Bunker Boys are a PSC affiliated golf society who now play out of the Bowling Green on Soi X-Zyte between Pattaya 3rd Road and Soi Buakhaow.  We play three times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, so if you enjoy a fun day out, and a friendly but competitive golf competition why not come and join us.We meet at the Bowling Green at 9 a.m. for breakfast and transportation, and new players with valid handicaps are always welcome.  For more information call Dave on 087 146 9978, email [email protected] The course was quiet and in good condition, and once again the weather gods were shining on us.  Geoff Parker (playing off his lowest ever handicap) produced the best score of the day ahead of PJ Redmond who has recently rediscovered some semblance of his previous form.last_img read more

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Marie Claire Taps Twitter for More Than Just Traffic Bump

first_imgLooking for Fresh ContentMarie Claire regularly connects with Twitter followers for new, reader-generated content. Recently, Marie Claire followers have submitted their worst date stories, participated in a poll about dating in their cities, and emailed us about their favorite bloggers on Twitter for our Blog Crush feature. We’ve also used Twitter to mine for career and money experts to answer question for our Career & Money Coach blog.Live TweetingWe tweeted during each new episode of Marie Claire’s reality show, Running in Heels, and will be doing the same during the new season of Project Runway. We also live-tweeted a blind date in April, in which I went on a blind date with another Twitter user, both tweeting the whole evening for a real-time he said/she said. Our followers had a lot of fun reading along and commenting, and many stuck around through the whole five-hour date. Answering Reader Questions Getting on Twitter has allowed us to provide almost immediate answers to reader questions and concerns. We check our replies daily, along with any mentions of the magazine and site by Twitter users that don’t necessarily know we’re on Twitter yet, and we answer their questions, from queries about specific issues (“who designed the jacket Christina Aguilera wore on your cover last year?”) to readers’ problems that our content can answer (“so stressed—anyone have stress busting or work/life balance tips?”) We also make sure that we follow back and talk to those Tweeters that reply to us and retweet us often so that the conversation isn’t one-sided.Developing Relationships with Other Sites & BloggersIn addition to developing relationships with our readers and Twitter followers, we also keep up with the tweets of sites and bloggers whose readers overlap with ours (like @TheFrisky, @LemondropTweets, and @YourTango). Replying to and retweeting each other opens up the conversation to a larger group of Tweeters and helps all of us to further establish our presence and value on Twitter.Offering Discounts, Coupons and FreebiesWe love being able to share deals with our followers—we tweet all of our shopping discounts on our Diary of Fashionista blog, update followers on our daily giveaways, and retweet other great deals and sales that we hear about. We also recently tweeted about a one-day subscription sale on all Hearst magazines. It was retweeted 42 times and we got great feedback from our followers—many not only subscribed to Marie Claire, but to a handful of the other magazines as well! The legion of people—and magazines—using Twitter multiplies daily. For example, Marie Claire’s account has more than 13,000 followers who, in May, drove more than 32,000 additional page views to MarieClaire.com.But we use Twitter for more than just linking to our stories and other news; it’s a powerful social networking tool. From seeking feedback to answering questions to arranging blind dates, tweeting, for us, has evolved into a fun way to communicate with some of our most engaged readers/followers.Here are five ways we’re using Twitter:last_img read more

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ARREST LOG Wilmington Police Make 2 Arrests Issue 1 Summons

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — According to Wilmington Police Log, Wilmington Police issued the following arrests and summonses between July 12, 2019 and July 18, 2019.Friday, July 12, 2019NoneSaturday, July 13, 2019NoneSunday, July 14, 2019NoneMonday, July 15, 2019Derek Neil Held (24, Methuen) was issued a summons for Number Plate Violation To Conceal ID. (2:36am)Tuesday, July 16, 2019Amanda Leigh Fay (34, Billerica) was arrested on warrants. She was also cited for unregistered motor vehicle and no inspection sticker. (2:53pm)Wednesday, July 17, 2019A 14-year-old was arrested for Unlicensed Operation Of A Motor Vehicle, Use Of Motor Vehicle Without Authority, and Negligent Operation Of A Motor Vehicle. (4:30am)Thursday, July 18, 2019None(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email [email protected] this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 5 Arrests & Issue 4 SummonsesIn “Police Log”ARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 4 Arrests & Issues 3 SummonsesIn “Police Log”ARREST LOG: Wilmington Police Make 3 Arrests & Issue 4 SummonsesIn “Police Log”last_img read more

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Robber killed in Narsingdi

first_imgMap of NarsingdiA suspected robber was killed in a mob attack in Bir Ahmmadpur area of Monohardi upazila in Narsingdi early Thursday, reports UNB.The deceased is Siddique Miah, 35, son of Sona Miah of Paschim Chalakchar area.Monohardi police station sub-inspector Jinnat Ali Jinnah said when a pedestrian saw that a gang of robbers were committing robbery in a house in the area he informed the villagers around 2:30am.On information, the villagers chased the gang members and caught Siddique while the others managed to flee.The villagers gave him a good thrashing, leaving him dead on the spot.On information, police recovered the body.last_img read more

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Recap Miles of queues on M6 after multivehicle accident

first_img Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us  @SOTLive  or message us on  our Facebook page . And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at  StokeonTrentLive . 11:25All lanes now reopened10:58Driver spotted filming sceneA Central Motorway Policing Group spokesman said:A driver has also been reported for using a mobile phone whilst driving, taking pictures of the collision as he passed through.” 10:56Pictures from the scene10:32Hour-long delays09:27Traffic England updateNormal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15 on 14 March 2019 09:21Latest traffic and travel news09:20Accident location (Image: Google/INRIX)09:20INRIX update Two lanes closed, severe delays and queueing traffic for five miles due to accident, a car and a van involved on M6 Southbound from J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe) to J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent). Travel time is 1 hour and 15 minutes.Cameras and matrix signs show lanes two and three (of three) are closed. Cameras show the van is partway onto the central reservation. Traffic was initially held until around 08:50. Emergency services are at the scene. 09:13Highways England Driver named following fatal collision Dad slams ‘disgusting’ hospital window Punter found hiding in bushes center_img Police search for missing woman Motorists face hour-long delays and queues of up to five miles on the M6 because of a ‘multi-vehicle accident’. Highways England held traffic on the southbound carriageway between junction 16, Crewe, and junction 15 Stoke-on-Trent, until 8.50am after received reports of an incident at 8.30am. Motorists are being told to avoid the area. A spokesman from traffic monitoring company INRIX said: ” Two lanes closed, long delays and queueing traffic for five miles due to multi-vehicle accident on M6 Southbound from J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe) to J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent). “Travel time is 50 minutes. Cameras and matrix signs show lanes two and three (of three) are closed. Traffic was initially held until around 08:50.” It comes just hours after a major incident around the junction 10 area where a man was struck by a lorry. Read MoreTop stories on StokeonTrentLivelast_img read more

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Airline CEOs head into White House meeting with an agenda

first_img DALLAS — With U.S. airline executives meeting this week with President Donald Trump, the White House appears skeptical about a push by carriers and their unions to block competition from a European airline.Pilot unions in particular want Trump to overturn an Obama administration decision that allows European budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle to expand service to the U.S. through an Irish subsidiary. Unions say the subsidiary would skirt labour laws and threaten U.S. jobs.But this week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the country would benefit from the arrangement. He said U.S. workers would build the planes and serve them.“There is a huge economic interest that America has in that deal right now,” Spicer said.While saying he did not want to get ahead of the president, Spicer added that “we are talking about U.S. jobs both in terms of the people who are serving those planes and the person who is building those planes.”Norwegian lauded the remarks.Anders Lindsrom said Norwegian has 500 crew members based in the U.S. and is the only foreign airline recruiting American pilots. The airline has 120 Boeing planes now and has orders for another 120, he said.Norwegian seeks to undercut competitors through lower labour costs, said Dan Carey, president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines.Allowing it to expand “runs completely counter to President Trump’s pledge to put U.S. workers’ interests first” and could “destroy a great many U.S. jobs,” he said.More news:  Venice to ban cruise ships from city centre starting next monthThe chief executives of several airlines, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines as well as executives from air cargo companies, were invited to a breakfast meeting with Trump on Thursday. A spokesman for American Airlines said CEO Doug Parker would not attend because he’ll be at a meeting in Dallas for 1,600 employees. Other airlines declined to comment or did not immediately respond.The president held a similar meeting last month with auto-industry CEOs and told them to increase U.S. production and create American jobs. Trump’s focus with the airline chiefs will also be on jobs, Spicer said.“Obviously the president is going to want to talk about economic growth, job creation, how he is enacting orders to make sure the country is safe,” Spicer said – the latter an apparent reference to Trump’s executive order that temporarily blocked travel to the U.S. by people from seven mostly-Muslim countries.Airline officials were unhappy with the confusion surrounding the rollout of the travel order. American’s Parker said in a letter to employees that the order was “divisive,” created turmoil at airports, and suggested that it didn’t reflect his airline’s values. United CEO Oscar Munoz told Business Insider that the order should have been carried out “a little more thoughtfully” and may have made some people afraid to travel.More news:  Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong KongThe executives of the biggest airlines are likely to press Trump on their complaint, shared by American, that three big Persian Gulf airlines are unfairly subsidized by their government in violation of aviation treaties.Subsidies “allow the Gulf carriers to operate without concern for turning a profit, unlike U.S. airlines, and therefore focus entirely on stripping market share and driving out competition,” CEOs of American, Delta and United said last week in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.The state-owned Gulf carriers – Emirates and Etihad Airways, both based in the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar Airways – deny the charges.There are complications to the dispute. Some U.S. carriers, including JetBlue and cargo airline FedEx Corp., back the Gulf carriers and oppose shaking up aviation treaties. Several consumer groups also support the Gulf carriers, arguing that more competition leads to lower fares.And the Gulf airlines buy Boeing planes. In October, Qatar Airways announced it ordered 40 Boeing wide-body jets and planned to buy up to 60 more narrow-body planes in deals valued at $18.6 billion, although airlines usually get big discounts off list prices. Share By: David Koenig Source: The Associated Press Airline CEOs head into White House meeting with an agenda Thursday, February 9, 2017 Tags: America, Donald Trump, Norwegian Air << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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PostIrma updates from the Florida Keys whats open and still closed

first_imgPost-Irma updates from the Florida Keys, what’s open and still closed Friday, December 1, 2017 Tags: Florida << Previous PostNext Post >> Travelweek Group center_img TORONTO — The resilience of the Florida Keys post-Hurricane Irma can be summed up in one sign, recently spotted on the side of the road: “After every storm comes a rainbow. We are the rainbow.”Ashley Serrate of NewmanPR, which represents The Florida Keys & Key West in North America, recalled spotting the sign while on a recent visit to her “favourite place in the world”. She told media at an industry briefing in Toronto this morning that this sign perfectly embodies the spirit of the Keys, and how despite suffering a major blow, the destination is nearly fully recovered and open to tourists.“We don’t want to sugarcoat it – when Irma made landfall, it was a category 4. Nearly everything on the Atlantic side suffered damage, but most places are already recovered,” she said.Often referred to as ‘America’s Caribbean’, the Florida Keys spans 112 miles and comprises Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, the Lower Keys, and Key West. According to Serrate, 99% of facilities and activities in Key West and Key Largo (the bookends of the Keys) are operating normally, since they were the least affected by the storm. All hotels are open with the exception of two: Parrot Key Resort, and The Inn at Key West, which is temporarily closed for a complete renovation.More news:  War of words between Transat, Group Mach ramps upMuch of Islamorada, which Serrates referred to as the “second cool kid” after Key West, is operational as well, though only 60% of accommodations are open. Most notably, Amara Cay Resort is set to reopen on Dec. 15, while its sister property, Pelican Cove, is set to open on Jan. 12.In Marathon, best known for being a family-friendly destination and home to the Turtle Hospital and the Dolphin Research Centre, is also still in recovery mode. Its biggest hotel – Hawks Cay Resort – is closed for restoration and plans to reopen in summer 2018. According to its website, the resort is waiving all cancellation policies and is processing any deposit refunds.Big Pine Key and the Lower Keys, on the other hand, need more time to get back on their feet as they suffered a direct hit from Irma. Serrate could not confirm when the Lower Keys is expected to be fully operational again, only saying that “everyday it gets better”.More news:  Direct Travel names Smith as Senior VP, Leisure Marketing, North AmericaDespite ongoing recovery efforts, Serrate was steadfast in her message to travellers: “The Keys is open and up and running.” She credits the locals for staying positive and finding alternative ways to accommodate visitors.“The owner of Pines and Palms Resort was so anxious to reopen after the storm that he bought his own backhoe, which he operated himself,” she said, also noting how Snappers Restaurant in Key Largo operated out of a food truck while renovating its main dining room. “All throughout the Keys, you’ll hear stories like these.”Moving forward into 2018, the destination is putting much of its focus on “only-in-the-Keys” experiences, which include the annual Humphrey Bogart Festival, Fantasy Fest, stand up paddleboard yoga, and nighttime kayaking to view Florida lobsters.Canadians, which rank #2 behind Germany among top international markets for the Keys, are encouraged to check out loveflorida.ca for discounts and incentives on flights, car rentals and hotels throughout the state.For more information on travel to the Florida Keys, go to fla-keys.com. Posted by Sharelast_img read more

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AmaWaterways christens the new AmaMagna

first_imgAmaWaterways christens the new AmaMagna Share << Previous PostNext Post >> Tags: AmaWaterways Friday, July 12, 2019 center_img Posted by Travelweek Group GREIN, AUSTRIA — AmaWaterways has officially welcomed its 23rd ship into its fleet with the recent christening of AmaMagna in Austria.The ceremony, which took place in the city of Grein, was attended by AmaWaterways co-founders, Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, along with Godmother Samantha Brown, an Emmy Award-winning television host and travel expert. After an official blessing of the ship and crew by a priest, Brown broke a champagne bottle against the ship’s hull to signify good luck on the journeys ahead.Special guests and partners join co-founders Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst as Godmother Samantha Brown (fourth from left) christens AmaMagnaOn selecting Brown as AmaMagna’s godmother, Karst said: “Samantha shares many values with our company, most notable through her PBS series ‘Places to Love’, where she discovers the emotional heart of travel through the people who are changing, challenging and strengthening a destination. She is a perfect fit as Godmother for this very special ship that is also challenging ideas of what river cruising can offer people in search of personalized travel experiences.”More news:  A new low for no-frills flying: easyJet assigns backless seat to passengerAmaMagna is twice the width of traditional river cruise ships yet welcomes only 20% more guests, allowing for more personal space. All staterooms and suites are appointed with stylish décor and natural wood accents. Suites feature full outside balconies, open seating areas and luxurious bathrooms, complete with double sinks and walk-in showers. There are six Grand Suites measuring 474 square feet, and an Owner’s Suite spanning 710 square feet that boat separate seating areas and bathrooms with spa-like bathtubs.Guests will also find four restaurants onboard, as well as a cinema, Zen Wellness Studio, a juice bar, two massage rooms, a sun deck with heated pool, and a whirlpool and sky bar. Plus, exclusive to AmaMagna, guests can take advantage of the Concierge Golf Program that provided the chance to experience four top-level golf courses in Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany.“With AmaMagna’s double width design allowing for more personal space, amenities and dining venues, I have had this unique ship on my mind for years and today we are thrilled to officially welcome her to the AmaWaterways family,” said Schreiner. “We are grateful to have so many of our friends and travel partners here with us as we celebrate this exciting time for our company.”last_img read more

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