Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: VictorOps Blog, Tim Hinds, Mike Kavis, Peter Silva, Glenn Rossman

News Feed Item

Travel Around the World With a Stay at Embassy Row Hotel & Passport DC

Explore a Month of International Events Near the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 -- Travel can be expensive, but what if there was a way to see the world without having to go too far (or spend too much money)? For the entire month of May, the city of Washington, DC brings together cultures from around the globe for Passport DC.

The sixth annual Passport DC, held during International Cultural Awareness month, will host hundreds of events around the city, many just minutes from this Washington, DC hotel near Dupont Circle, including street festivals, performances, exhibitions, lectures and much more.

Guests of the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row hotel will be in the midst of the festival's most popular event, the Around the World Embassy Tour. On May 4th from 10am to 4pm, more than 40 embassies from six continents will open their doors to visitors. From Azerbaijan to Zambia, each embassy will give visitors the chance to learn about a different culture through food, music, dance, art and fashion.

The European Union hosts its open house on May 11th from 10am to 4pm, when visitors can sample music, dance, food and film from 28 nations. And on May 18th, the Asia Heritage Foundation takes over Pennsylvania Avenue for its 8th annual Fiesta Asia Street Fair. From 10am to 7pm, the street will be filled with more than 70 performance groups from more than 20 different cultures, craft exhibitions, food stalls, a parade, interactive zones, cooking and martial arts demonstrations and much more. To learn more about Passport DC and browse the hundreds of events taking place over the month, visit http://passportdc.org/.

This hotel on Washington, DC's Embassy Row is the perfect place to stay for attending Passport DC. In addition to a central location, guests can save with great Dupont Circle hotel deals and enjoy amenities including an indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour fitness center.

About the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel
There are many reasons people come to the nation's capital, whether it's to attend a convention, meet with clients, see the cherry blossoms or give their kids a lesson in history at the many museums and monuments. Whatever brings one here, the Courtyard Washington Embassy Row Hotel is a great choice. Offering style and sophistication just steps from the city's biggest attractions, this boutique hotel offers an array of amenities and Marriott's signature service in a place that feels like home. Oversized guest rooms feature complimentary wireless Internet access, upgraded furnishings, a spacious work desk, 32-inch LCD TV, luxuriously dressed beds, in-room dining and coffee/tea service. Explore the surrounding area on foot or by metro (there are three stations nearby); everything from the White House and National Mall to Georgetown and Dupont Circle is within walking distance. To get a little exercise indoors, this Rhode Island Avenue Washington, DC hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center and chlorine-free pool. Dining is a treat at the award-winning Nage, a high-end French bistro with progressive cuisine and a chic vibe. For meetings, celebrations and other events, this hotel offers four venues; the largest can host up to 125 guests.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2301700

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

CONTACT:
Courtyard Washington Embassy Row
1600 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20036 USA
1-202-293-8000
www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/wasem-courtyard-washington-embassy-row/

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
VictorOps is making on-call suck less with the only collaborative alert management platform on the market. With easy on-call scheduling management, a real-time incident timeline that gives you contextual relevance around your alerts and powerful reporting features that make post-mortems more effective, VictorOps helps your IT/DevOps team solve problems faster.
Skeuomorphism usually means retaining existing design cues in something new that doesn’t actually need them. However, the concept of skeuomorphism can be thought of as relating more broadly to applying existing patterns to new technologies that, in fact, cry out for new approaches. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gordon Haff, Senior Cloud Strategy Marketing and Evangelism Manager at Red Hat, will discuss why containers should be paired with new architectural practices such as microservices ra...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been ...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focu...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes ...
DevOps is about increasing efficiency, but nothing is more inefficient than building the same application twice. However, this is a routine occurrence with enterprise applications that need both a rich desktop web interface and strong mobile support. With recent technological advances from Isomorphic Software and others, it is now feasible to create a rich desktop and tuned mobile experience with a single codebase, without compromising performance or usability.
SYS-CON Events announced today Arista Networks will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 3,000 customers and more than three million cloud networking ports depl...
Application metrics, logs, and business KPIs are a goldmine. It’s easy to get started with the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) – you can see lots of people coming up with impressive dashboards, in less than a day, with no previous experience. Going from proof-of-concept to production tends to be a bit more difficult, unfortunately, and it tends to gobble up our attention, time, and money. In his session at DevOps Summit, Otis Gospodnetić, co-author of Lucene in Action and founder...
The speed of software changes in growing and large scale rapid-paced DevOps environments presents a challenge for continuous testing. Many organizations struggle to get this right. Practices that work for small scale continuous testing may not be sufficient as the requirements grow. In his session at DevOps Summit, Marc Hornbeek, Sr. Solutions Architect of DevOps continuous test solutions at Spirent Communications, will explain the best practices of continuous testing at high scale, which is r...
Thanks to Docker, it becomes very easy to leverage containers to build, ship, and run any Linux application on any kind of infrastructure. Docker is particularly helpful for microservice architectures because their successful implementation relies on a fast, efficient deployment mechanism – which is precisely one of the features of Docker. Microservice architectures are therefore becoming more popular, and are increasingly seen as an interesting option even for smaller projects, instead of bein...
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @Things...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City offering alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Tapabrata Pal, Director of Enterprise Architecture at Capital One, will tell a story about how Capital One has embraced Agile and DevOps Security practices across the Enterprise – driven by Enterprise Architecture; bringing in Development, Operations and Information Security organizations together. Capital Ones DevOpsSec practice is based upon three "pillars" – Shift-Left, Automate Everything, Dashboard Everything. Within about three years, from 100% waterfall, C...