Western Union Activates Out-Bound Money Transfers from Greece to More Than 200 Countries and Territories

The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, today announced that it has reactivated its out-bound Western Union Money Transfer® service from Greece through its Agent, WorldBridge Payment Institution (Paylink®), allowing customers to send money from Greece to more than 200 countries and territories. A ˆ500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed by the Government.

Ecolab’s Apex Warewashing System Helps Restaurant and Foodservice Operators Throughout Europe Improve Results, Save Water and Energy

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has launched Apex, a warewashing system that will provide the cleaning results restaurant and foodservice operators throughout Europe expect, while reducing water and energy use.

Diamond Resorts International® Closes Acquisition of Aegean Blue

DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, today announced that it has closed, through its subsidiary Diamond Resorts AB Acquisition Company, Ltd, the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Aegean Blue Holdings Plc. This transaction adds five resorts located on the Greek islands of Rhodes and Crete, as well as approximately 7,400 owners to Diamond Resorts International®.

International “I Plan On…” Survey from MSD Showed Gaps in Women’s Awareness of and Knowledge About the Range of Available Birth Control Options

Today MSD (NYSE: MRK), known as Merck in the United States and Canada, announced key findings from the I Plan On… international online survey of 4,199 women aged 18–35 living in nine countries1. Among the women surveyed, a number of myths and misconceptions about contraception were identified. The results of the survey also showed that many women lacked awareness about the correct usage of certain types of birth control. In addition, most of the women surveyed would have changed something about their birth control. The combination of these factors may influence a woman’s ability to choose – and use – the best method of contraception for her.