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  • Bradley International Airport is a public airport located in Windsor Locks on the border with East Granby and Suffield, in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is owned by the State of Connecticut., effective 2007-07-05
  • A code word representing the letter H, used in radio communication
  • (hotel) a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
  • Hotel is a dimensional real estate game created by Milton Bradley in 1986. It is similar to Square Mile and Prize Property. In Hotel the players are building resort hotels and attempting to drive their competitors into bankruptcy.
  • HOTELS (ISSN-1047-2975) is a trade publication serving the information needs of the worldwide hospitality industry.
  • An establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and tourists
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Handbook of Checked Baggage Screening: Advanced Airport Security Operation
Handbook of Checked Baggage Screening: Advanced Airport Security Operation
Handbook of Checked Baggage Screening – Advanced Airport Security Operation is a practical guide for project managers and designers embarking on hold-baggage screening developments within the airport environment for the first time. The book clearly explains away any uncertainty about the processes and procedures to be used by the various parties involved within the industry and sets out ‘best practice’ with respect to checked baggage screening design. Valuable lessons can be learned from actual case studies contributed by leading equipment manufacturers on recent 100% hold baggage screening projects.
In addition to the all-important security screening of baggage and passengers the book also looks at the following areas associated with airport security, through the use of a detailed structured security check-list evaluation questionnaire. The questionnaire allows airports to assess the state of readiness of their airports and then, using the other chapters, gain an insight regarding which technology will best solve any security gaps.
The authors offer a unique perspective through their background and experience. Many of the checked baggage screening procedures and equipment discussed in the book have already been implemented in the UK, with the authors responsible for leading this effort. The combined experience they can offer to the industry world wide is invaluable.

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Los Angeles Sai Angel
Los Angeles Sai Angel

The building appears to be just another little white stucco house in one of South Los Angeles' poorest neighborhoods, with a used washing machine for sale — $25 — in the frontyard.

But to the people who assemble here from throughout Los Angeles — and even from overseas — the house is the Eagle Wings of Enlightenment Center. Presiding over it is the woman some neighbors simply call "the lady who prays."

Step inside the house and there stands Sri Natha Devi Premananda in a bright orange sari, cooking soul food while Native American flute music and the smell of incense float into the kitchen from household shrines graced with mini-lights, burning candles, silk flowers and real poinsettias.

She adds a pinch of salt to a steaming pot and says, "God is everywhere. There is no place God is not. We're all God's children. Some drink. Some smoke. Some fight. Suffering is not restricted to a particular neighborhood. Never was."

The music, incense and blend of Eastern and Western traditions would be at home in a New Age hot spot, perhaps the terraced sandstone cliffs of Sedona, Ariz. But this is West 99th Street, near the corner of Century Boulevard and Normandie Avenue, and in the backyard the drone of a didgeridoo — a 6-foot-long indigenous wind instrument from Australia — sets the tone for a sweat lodge ceremony.

"Sometimes we hear gunshots in the night," said Sri Natha Devi, 52, a pleasant, bookish woman with wire-rimmed glasses and braided hair. "I tell people, 'Don't be afraid. Pray for those causing the shooting and those who might be harmed by it.' "

And so they pray. Some men, but mostly women, gather in her living room. Clad in loose-fitting clothing made of white cotton, they sit on pillows in a circle, chanting mantras and offering prayers in English and Sanskrit.

Call Sri Natha Devi a working-class guru. Her folksy sanctuary — a hub of spiritual traditions including Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sufism — has brought awards of appreciation from civic leaders, including City Councilman Bernard C. Parks and school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.

People come from as far away as India and Tibet to the white house that sits beneath the landing path to LAX. A collection of 2,500-year-old Buddhist relics now touring monasteries, museums and hotels around the world made stops in Sri Natha Devi's living room in 2003 and 2004. Hundreds of visitors reported experiences of inspiration and healing.

How could this be? And why here?

Sri Natha Devi was born Claretta Cayette in New Orleans in 1955. Her father was a sugar cane farmer and civil rights activist, her mother a housewife.

At 18, she moved to Los Angeles and found work as a sales clerk. She said her spiritual odyssey began two years later when she was given a copy of "Autobiography of a Yogi" by swami Paramahansa Yogananda, who taught yoga and meditation techniques. She then turned to Christian and Eastern scriptures.

She was a single mother working in an Inglewood department store in 1981 when she met her first spiritual mentor: Duke Bradley, a retired chef with a special interest in spiritual consciousness and the hidden meanings of dreams.

"Duke was a quiet man," Sri Natha Devi recalled, "who got up at sunrise, got dressed, grabbed his hat, coat and walking cane and then spent all day talking to people he'd meet out on the street, counseling and healing and never asking for a dime in return."

Bradley died in 1984, the year Sri Natha Devi established her ministry on West 99th Street.

Two years later, she made her first pilgrimage to Indian holy sites, including a cave where she said she heard a voice that instructed her to "go and return to America and prepare your home to receive the masters."

Sri Natha Devi said she translated that to mean go home, "paint the house, patch the roof, fix the plumbing and wiring."

Through donations, and money raised at Eagle Wings bake sales and concerts, she visited holy sites in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Peru, Bosnia, Egypt, France, Italy and Tibet, where she said she "sat at the feet of enlightened masters."

She said she divined her spiritual name "while visiting the cave of Mahavatar Babaji in the Himalayas." In Sanskrit, it means "she who sits at the womb of creation," she said. Many visitors address Sri Natha Devi as "Mataji," or respected mother.

Some people learn of her through word of mouth. Santa Monica psychologists Jan and Peggy Berlin still talk about their first encounter with her.

In 1990 they met a young Peruvian shaman in Los Angeles who "asked if we were interested in attending a sweat lodge ceremony in South Los Angeles," recalled Jan Berlin, who received a PhD in psychology at UCLA. "At first, we didn't know what to say. After all, we'd been in sweat lodges in extraordinary wilderne
Hartford Marriott Rocky Hill
Hartford Marriott Rocky Hill
The Hartford Marriott Rocky Hill Hotel is conveniently located near Bradley International Airport and is just 10 minutes from downtown Hartford, CT. Area attractions include Dinosaur State Park, the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, Gillette Castle, the University of Connecticut and the Old State House, making this Marriott ideal for family vacations to Connecticut. The 247 guest rooms at this Marriott hotel feature high-speed internet access, a spacious work desk and the new Revive bed only from Marriott. An on-site fitness center and swimming pool and nearby recreation facilities allow guests to relax after a busy day of meetings or sightseeing around the Hartford area. This Rocky Hill lodging option is not only ideal for family vacations or getaways, but is also a perfect Hartford, CT meeting facility. With 8,600 sq ft of state-of-the-art meeting and event space, the Marriott Rocky Hill Hotel is the ideal site for executive board meetings, conferences or weddings and receptions in Hartford.

hotels near bradley airport
hotels near bradley airport
The Independent Airport Planning Manual
This independent manual provides airport planners and architects with an essential guide and reference tool, based on the author’s extensive experience in the field and involvement in developing best practice airline and airport industry guidelines. An accompanying CD is provided to enable airport planners and architects to design the common building blocks when masterplanning the size and form of the terminal building complex. Chapter 1 discusses the key issues airport planners need to take account of, including forecasting demand, planning and strategic objectives, physical site constraints, airport security and the characteristics of terminals, satellites and piers. Chapter 1 also discusses cargo and aircraft maintenance facilities, general airfield infrastructure, landscaping and access provision. Chapter 2 refers to the outline development planning principles specified by IATA for masterplan development. Masterplan evaluation techniques are also explored and the author’s own approach to independent development planning is explained, setting the context for the chapters that follow, Chapter 3 focuses on the design of the terminal pier and satellite infrastructure, particularly in the context of effective passenger segregation. This chapter also discusses and explains the various airside and landside retail models and shows how to obtain optimized landside and airside retail income. Chapter 4 reviews baggage handling system design concepts, referencing the three categories of the baggage handling system and the technologies that support them. The pros and cons of different hold baggage screening locations and technologies are explored, including next generation baggage handling systems. Chapter 5 covers apron design, including such features as passenger airbridges and Multi-Aircraft Ramping Systems (MARS) for aircraft parking. The needs of both low-cost and legacy carriers are explored. Chapter 6 focuses on airport security, discussing potential threats to aircraft and airports, including the potential impact of explosives on airport infrastructure. The chapter also explains best practice for improving security in terminals, piers, satellites, car parks and forecourts as well as the airport perimeter. The final chapter comprises a series of airport case-studies, including airports processing predominantly low-cost and those processing predominantly legacy carriers. The case studies provide the designer with real examples of processes and layouts within airports.