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Weightless Hotels and Resorts ™ Launch Today! April First, 2013

Weightless Hotels and Resorts ™ Launch Today!  April First, 2013 | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
Inspired by the numerous companies developing trips into outer space and the opportunities to enjoy the weightless experiences of zero gravity, Weightless Hotels and Resorts™ are creating one of the most revolutionary luxury hotel experiences,...
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Well, wouldn't you like to stay there?!!

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"Bus Lanes" to be for walkers - Pedestrianization of Transport Policy

"Bus Lanes" to be for walkers - Pedestrianization of Transport Policy | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
Under a new planning directive by the Department of Transport, Bus Lanes are to be phased out and will be converted to Walking Lanes in all cities in the UK with a population above 500,000. The much welcomed and also much hated move - depending on who ...
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Transport Planning - April Fools style.

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Kill Competition Giants by Seizing Your Company’s Narrative

Kill Competition Giants by Seizing Your Company’s Narrative | April First Every Year | Scoop.it

I find it striking that so many companies don’t have a point of view.

 

Developing a point of view is one way we seize the narrative in the marketplace and steal the spotlight from our larger competitors.

 

Seizing the narrative with a strong point of view is the first of three “areas of excellence” I’ve defined in The Killing Giants Framework.

 

 


Via Justin Jones
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Perceived quality and a sense of fun, plus a poke in the eye to the staid, stuffy "big guys" - that's the message in candy floss language!

 

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The New 5 Star Raft Hotels group launches

The New 5 Star Raft Hotels group launches | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
Re-printed from CreteTravel.com blog

The New 5 Star Raft Hotels group launches

We are delighted to announce the first of our new hotel brand - "5 Star Raft Elafonisi Crete".
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The Hotel concept that inspired many hotel operators...and some laughs!

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Infinity Hotels Group announces "NanoHotelExperience" April 1, 2015

Infinity Hotels Group announces  "NanoHotelExperience" April 1, 2015 | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
With a flourish that only the First Day Of April can bring,  Infinity Hotels head of Social Meddling, based in the Infinity WorldWide Headquarters in Detroit (chosen for the extraordinary low real estate costs and office rents),  Mac (the Nano) McMac - ...
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Good news is always, well, good! And on April Fool's Day, better still. Something to watch: these hotel stories published on April 1, each year have proven to be surprisingly accurate as predictions of future developments. Strange. Or, strangely interesting....

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"Bus Lanes" to be for walkers - Pedestrianization of Transport Policy

"Bus Lanes" to be for walkers - Pedestrianization of Transport Policy | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
Under a new planning directive by the Department of Transport, Bus Lanes are to be phased out and will be converted to Walking Lanes in all cities in the UK with a population above 500,000. The much welcomed and also much hated move - depending on who ...
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Reveals how interesting Transport and Urban Planning can be!

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A Million Laughs: Chevy Chase’s Humor Test from National Lampoon Radio Hour

0079 Chevy Chase's Humor Test from National Lampoon Radio Hour http://t.co/GenQg39Y3i |video| RT @AMillionLaughs
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Funny....if you think so!

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X-Hotels™ launch – from the founders of 5 Star Raft Hotels™

X-Hotels™  launch – from the founders of 5 Star Raft Hotels™ | April First Every Year | Scoop.it
Re-printed from CreteTravel.com blog (April Fools 2010)

An astonishingly timely hotel concept launches today with the opening of the first 7 hotels in the newborn X-Hotels™ chain.
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A real, damn thorough business, if evere one could be started on April 1st. Anyway, the hotel industry takes its inspiration from these every year.

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