2019 Predictions: Key Travel Trends That Will Drive Growth of the Travel Insurance Market

NEW YORK, N.Y. — With almost all travel insurance providers reporting strong growth in 2018, TravelInsurance.com expects this momentum to continue into 2019, and has identified five key drivers. In recent years travel for many has become less about simply taking a break and more about connecting with loved ones, immersing ourselves into what we are passionate about and exploring places that surprise, delight and challenge our views of the world.

National Champions and Rising Track Stars Celebrate Opening of 45th Anniversary Colgate Women’s Games with an Early Season Record and Personal Bests

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Personal best performances and a record tying high jump marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season, as thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast competed in the opening preliminaries of the 45th anniversary Colgate Women’s Games this past weekend (Dec. 15-17) at Pratt Institute this weekend.

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or BG Free for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children’s National Health System.

Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Year Anniversary, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as “DangerMan Heroes.”

Professionals Guild Hosts Huge 2018-2019 Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom to welcome 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more.

Amitabha Buddha’s Holy Birthday Dharma Assembly Held by True Buddha Dharma Center at Bao Ta Si Temple

COVINA, Calif. — Amitabha Buddha is the Lord of Buddhism of the Western World of the Utmost Bliss, says True Buddha Dharma Center. According to the “Amitabha Sutra Expounded by the Buddha,” this Buddha emits light that is unmeasurable and has a life that is unmeasurable. It is for those reasons, He is called the Amitabha Buddha.

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

Utama Spice Celebrates First Anniversary of Entering North American Market with Huge Holiday Sale

JACKSON, Wyo. — Utama Spice, a leading maker of all natural beauty, skin care and aromatherapy products based in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, announced today the Company will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its official North American market product launch by holding a huge holiday sale.

Cuban Art Show in South Bronx Gallery – We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States

BRONX, N.Y. — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education in partnership with Pregones Theater are proud to present “We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States.” This exhibition and multi-disciplinary theater project will be produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores, with collaborating Puerto Rican filmmaker and photographer Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn’t purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.