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Squire Patton Boggs and Carroll, Burdick & McDonough to Combine

(SAN FRANCISCO – February 22, 2016)Squire Patton Boggs and California-based Carroll, Burdick & McDonough today announce that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine firms.

The combination will create the world's premier product quality, brand protection and compliance practice, joining together Squire Patton Boggs’ leading global platform of over 1,500 lawyers spanning 45 offices in 21 countries in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, with Carroll Burdick, a complex litigation and products risk management powerhouse with over 50 lawyers on three continents.

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Budapest Marriott Hotel makes an offer worth $40,000

Budapest Marriott Hotel announces a unique competition on which an entrepreneur with the best catering concept wins the chance of his life: the opening of a restaurant, bar or any other type of catering venue on the Danube promenade, relying on the decade-long experience in hospitality and the $40,000 fund of the hotel without adding own capital.

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First Title scoops ‘Professional Service Provider of the Year’ award

We are delighted to announce that First Title Insurance plc, a BCCH Member, has won ‘Professional Service Provider of the Year’ at EuropaProperty’s 8th annual CEE Retail Real Estate Awards Gala, which took place at Warsaw’s InterContinental Hotel.

These high-profile awards are recognised by the retail and commercial real estate market as the benchmark for retail success in CEE and the awards recognise and reward contribution to the development of the retail commercial real estate market throughout the CEE region. The award for ‘Professional Service Provider of the Year’ was considered by an independent jury comprised of experienced real estate professionals and it found that First Title Insurance lead the way in 2015.

For the full press release, please click here.

Maltacourt acquires international carrier, Mili-Cargo Kft.

Operating from its transport depot in Székesfehérvár, close to Maltacourt’s Forwarders Plaza complex on the outskirts of Budapest, Mili-Cargo specialise in the international distribution of chilled and ambient loads. Running one of the youngest fleets in the industry Mili-Cargo is able to satisfy the ever-increasing environmental demands of multinational companies, such as it’s clients Unilever, FeVita and FrieslandCampina.

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Certificate for companies with the steadiest financial standing


In the Bisnode international company rating system, the financial stability and business reliability of all enterprises are rated based on a proven system that has been designed by international experts, and whose operation is consistently measured. This is how our company, TWINS Travel Service Ltd. has been chosen second time as one of the enterprises with the steadiest financial standing. As a result, our enterprise belongs to those 9.82% of Hungarian companies that have the most solid financial foundations, i.e. are in possession of some kind of Bisnode certificate. TWINS Travel Service Ltd. was founded in 2004 and there is only one more tour operator in Hungary with this certificate. We are very proud of our 29 years experiences and business relations and excellent English and German knowledge. We give guaranty, 24 hours assistance that is very important for programming of groups, VIPs, conferences and team buildings in Hungary and abroad.

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Stephan Interthal appointed General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus welcomes back Stephan Interthal, new General Manager of the Budapest property.

Before his appointment, Mr Interthal was in charge of Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow from July 2013, where he oversaw the final stages of a 20-million-euro renovation project as well as the repositioning of the hotel. Prior to Moscow, he spent three-and-a-half years managing Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa, the Kempinski's flagship property in China.

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Maltacourt Open Facility at Debrecen International Airport



Maltacourt Is proud to announce the opening of this regional freight forwarding office  at Debrecen Airport in the fantastic air cargo handling facility developed by the Xanga group. I am convinced that this facility is by far the most important development in the Hungarian Logistics industry of this decade.

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Gábor Komáromy Scholarship

Budapest, 25th August 2014 – Cook Communications, a full-service financial, corporate and consumer Public Relations agency with offices in Budapest, Prague, Sofia, Bucharest and Warsaw, and the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) in Budapest are pleased to announce that applications are invited for the 2014 Gábor Komáromy Scholarship for news reporting.

For further details, please download the full press release.

Global Shared Services model of tomorrow - GE and Ernst & Young lead the way

 

Press Release 22 October 2015

With the world’s largest corporations recognizing the growth opportunity and the crucial importance of Shared Services, the market has become particularly competitive in the last few years. GE and Ernst & Young’s Shared Services Leaders’ Club co-hosted a two-day ‘Late Summer Exchange” conference in Budapest, where representatives from multinational companies had the opportunity to share experiences and discuss best practices from their organizations.

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New General Manager at the Budapest Marriott Hotel

Rick Enders got appointed to the General Manager position of the Budapest Marriott Hotel and the Millennium Court, Marriott Executive Apartments, joining from his role as General Manager of the Prague Marriott Hotel and Longin Center, Marriott Executive Apartments.

He has experience gained in over a 25-year career with Marriott International, holding various executive positions across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. His previous positions included Director of F&B at the JW Marriott Mirage City in Egypt, Director of F&B at the Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze, Director of Operations at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel, Opening General Manager of the Courtyard Prague Flora and Cluster General Manager for the Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport & Courtyard by Marriott Pilsen.

He is a native Dutch and fluent in German and English.

Botond Szirmák, CEO of Provident Hungary wins Manager of the Year award

Botond Szirmák, CEO of Provident Hungary, was voted Manager of the Year by the Hungarian Association of Managers.

This is a prestigious award and is judged by senior professionals from a wide range of industry sectors including business and professional services as well as the media. Although an individual award, the award reflects well on Provident Hungary and further builds our growing reputation in this important market.

The award recognised the progress Provident Hungary has made under Botond Szirmak’s leadership. Today Provident has a growing business that has not only been awarded the Superbrand status in Hungary, but recognised as a great place to work and one that constantly delivers for its customers and the communities where it operates.

Botond Szirmak’s approach to leadership helped him stand out from the other candidates; particularly his inclusive approach that empowers and integrates his people into decision-making and the successful execution of the growth strategy.

On receiving the award, Botond Szirmák expressed his thanks to al the employees in Hungary. He said: “This is an award for all our employees in Hungary who have been so dedicated and engaged in the delivery of our strategic goals. I would like to thank them for their commitment and continued professionalism.”

FirstMed announces new location

FirstMed are proud to announce the opening of their second Budapest location. The new clinic brings the same high standard of medical care and attentive customer support as the Hattyúház location, and is situated in north-west Budapest at the junction of Hűvösvölgyi and Nagykovácsi út, directly across from the Stop.Shop MOL station.

The Hűvösvölgyi location will be open Monday-Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm for scheduled visits with general practitioners, pediatricians, gynecologists and physical therapists (adult and pediatric), mainly handling general medical issues. If you need a specialist, the team can easily assist you with making an appointment at the Hattyúház location.

More information: www.firstmedcenters.com.

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