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Hotel Königshof advances hotel group into mobile commerce – Luxury Daily

Geisel Privathotels’ Hotel Königshof in Munich, Germany, is celebrating its foray into mobile with a recently-launched application that focuses on nearby attractions, special packages and reservations booking.
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Footwear manufacturer Jimmy Choo has released a new video showcasing the brand’s fall/winter men’s campaign to coincide with the release of its first menswear line in nine years.
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