Porsche Cars North America is speeding up the enrollment of dealerships to its online sales platform to help them better serve customers amid the coronavirus outbreak. At 26 participating dealers where it has been rolled out since October, buyers have been able to complete about 90 percent of the purchase process online — from credit […]
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A record tourism year in which Georgia saw 111.7 million visitors spending $36.9 billion in the state was bolstered by the growing international segment, where stays tend to be longer and spending levels higher. The nearly 1.4 million international visitors, up 1.4 percent from the year before, may seem minuscule in comparison to the massive […]
Some of the early azubis (trainees) visited Kennesaw Mountain in 2014.
Gov. Brian Kemp described at the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta’s luncheon this week how much of his current agenda is focused on global issues, ranging from breaking up the narcotics activities of Georgia-based criminal gangs to foreign direct investment. He began his presentation Jan. 28 at the Loudermilk Conference Center downtown by announcing his administration’s […]
As the 75th Holocaust Remembrance Day arrived Jan. 24, the world’s eyes turned to Germany. The country may be the place where anti-Semitism reached its gruesome historical climax in the murder of 6 million Jews, but it now plays a key role in the global conversation about ensuring that such a genocide never happens again. […]
As Holocaust survivors and world leaders made their way to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau to mark the 75th anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops, some 5,000 miles away in Sandy Springs, Ga., a Holocaust remembrance event was held at the city’s Performing Arts Center focused on the efforts of the Danes […]
When Gov. Brian Kemp visited Porsche’s new electric vehicle plant in Stuttgart, the sports car maker made a thoughtful choice for his tour guide. The governor walked the production line of the brand new Taycan Turbo all-electric sports car with Detlev von Platen, an executive who led Porsche Cars North America’s Atlanta operation for seven […]
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is traveling in Germany on what is his second trip to one of the state’s top investor nations since taking office last January. Accompanied by Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson and First Lady Marty Kemp, Mr. Kemp attended a ribbon-cutting for the opening of the department’s expanded European trade and […]
It’s not a huge number, but MueKo Machinery Inc.’s spending on a new Gwinnett County headquarters represents another flag planted for a section of metro Atlanta that has become a magnet for international companies. The German-owned machine building firm is setting up shop on Tench Road in Suwanee, spending a quarter-million dollars on the expansion with plans to […]
Jewish organization Am Yisrael Chai‘s annual Holocaust remembrance event later this month in Atlanta will focus on the remarkable actions of Danes to resist the Nazi regime’s attempts to send Denmark’s Jews to concentration camps. The “Rescue and Refuge” event Jan. 26 will feature as its keynote speaker Rabbi Bent Melchior, whose father, Chief Rabbi […]