Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Disabled Polar Explorer and Internationally Acclaimed Inspirational Speaker Receives Standing Ovation and Award at 2005 Business Traveler Middle East Awards in Dubai

Disabled Polar Explorer and Internationally Acclaimed Inspirational Speaker Receives Standing Ovation and Award at 2005 Business Traveler Middle East Awards in Dubai

Inspirational speaker and disABILITY Champion for Hilton Hotels UK & Ireland Michael McGrath received the '2005 Business Traveler of the Year Award' at the Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai last week, sponsored by FedEx, Motivate Publishing and Business Traveler

(PRWEB) May 18, 2005

McGrath who became the first disabled person in the world to have reached both Poles when he walked the final 310 metres to the South Pole in Antarctica in January 2004, delivered the eveningÂ’s keynote address receiving an impromptu standing ovation. He also presented the awards on the evening.

Recognized by Business Traveler and the events sponsor FedEx, McGrath received the ‘2005 Business Traveler of the Year’ award announced by Julian Gregory, Managing Director of Business Traveler UK and presented by BBC correspondent Kate Adie.

McGrath held everyone spellbound with his extraordinary polar experiences and feats of endeavor at both ends of the earth. At the end of his highly charged presentation, he received a standing ovation that summed up the impact it made on the travel-hardened audience. His address culminated in a brief insight into the world of muscular dystrophy.

Since being diagnosed at age 17 years and despite having lost some 65% of his muscle bulk, McGrath has been determined not to let the debilitating muscle wasting disease get the better of him.

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It's In the Bag - Cris NottiÂ’s Cosmetic Bags Help You Safely Tote Around Your Favorite Beauty Booty

It's In the Bag - Cris NottiÂ’s Cosmetic Bags Help You Safely Tote Around Your Favorite Beauty Booty

It's In the Bag...Cris NottiÂ’s Cosmetic Bags Help You Safely Tote Around Your Favorite Beauty Booty

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2005

You spend a small fortune on your favorite lipstick, mascara and blush. Why would you then haphazardly toss them into the bottomless pit otherwise known as your handbag? Protect your investment by toting your beauty booty around in a Cris Notti Cosmetic Bag...

Cris Notti, the fashion diva behind the uber-chic collection of accessory cases, tote bags and sleep masks that bear her name, offers a stunning lineup of cosmetic bags in a variety of sizes, styles and colors that easily fit into your gym, travel or handbag. HereÂ’s a sampling:

• Japanese Kimono Print: Pretty Asian florals are lined with aqua and green faux snake trim for an elegant look. Choose from rectangle or oval shapes. Both easily store your makeup must-haves. (Also available: accessory cases and jewelry rolls.)

• Insects: Butterflies, ladybugs and dragonflies continue to be all the rage in accessories. Indulge in this hot trend with Cris’s Insects Collection. Choose from a cosmetic case, double cosmetic clutch or a petite toiletry case, which is great for those marvelous makeup minis! (Also available: full size toiletry cases, which are oh-so ideal for travel.)

• Pucci-Inspired: Get a quick fashion fix with Cris’s Pucci-inspired cosmetic bags. Available in shades of blue, purple, green and pink, or red, brown, orange and green, choose from 3 different size cosmetic bags - oblong, oval or rectangle.

• Faux Python: Faux is definitely the way to go - especially with Cris’s sleek Faux Python with Snake Trim cosmetics bags. Available in Pink or Green, both collections offer a cosmetic bag, accessory case, beauty drum and roll out cosmetic case to hold your ever expanding makeup “collection.”

Prices range from $40 to $115 depending upon the style.

Cris Notti products can be found at select boutiques nationwide. To view the entire collection or to place an order, please visit www. crisnotti. com or call (818) 506-0862.

Founded in 2000, the Cris Notti Company designs and manufacturers luxury bags and accessories. Using Italian silk, faux fur and French lace, and combining them with design techniques associated only with couture, Cris Notti has created a fashion-forward, trendsetting collection of tote bags, cosmetic bags, accessory cases and sleep masks.

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