Ulusal Faktoring Broadens Investor Base Through Inaugural Turkish Bond Offering

Ulusal Faktoring A.S. (“Ulusal” or the “Company”), a leading independent non-bank financial services company in Turkey, today announced the successful close of its inaugural domestic bond offering. Blue-chip Turkish corporates, qualified high-net-worth individuals and a diverse number of institutional investors subscribed to the TL 60 million (cUS$ 34 million) private placement.

Hilton Worldwide Launches Special All Inclusive Meetings Offer

Hilton Worldwide has launched its first ‘all inclusive’ meetings promotion offering event planners the opportunity to secure one impressive rate for a range of meetings or events for up to 20 delegates. The fixed price offer, which has no added hidden costs or cancellation charges, is available for bookings through December 31, 2012, at participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn properties in the UK and Europe.

Western Union Unveils New Education Initiative around UEFA Europa League to Deliver One Million School Days

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and new Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union Foundation, today announced they will turn every successful pass in this season’s competition into funding to support one day’s education for young people around the world.

Congress Recognizes the Policy Implications of Child Trafficking Stemming from the Netherlands

Shared Hope International, The Rebecca Project and Johns Hopkins Protection Project are pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has taken action regarding the lack of action of the European Union in investigating child sex trafficking in the pedophilia charges against Joris Demmink, a high ranking government official in The Netherlands, and requested this matter be broached at the next Interparliamentary meeting.

Hilton HHonors Reveals Top 10 Happiest Winter Travel Destinations in Europe

With more than 2 million Brits1 expected to book holidays this month, it’s clear that many are eager to escape the dreary winter days ahead; and with good reason. According to Happiness Expert Alexandra Watson, traveling during the winter months can provide more than just a suntan; it can also increase personal happiness during the most depressing time of the year. To help beat the winter blues, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, commissioned a study to identify Europe’s top 10 happiest cities to travel to during the winter months. In addition, HHonors is offering its More Points promotion, rewarding members who travel through March 31 with extra Bonus Points.