Archive for May, 2008
Beat high gas prices with Kansas City’s summer discounts – Long-standing traditions blend with new activities for a summer full of affordable fun
Kansas City, Mo. – This summer, Kansas City is offering travelers a simple way to offset higher gas prices: 11 money-saving discounts at Kansas City's best attractions. From longtime favorites–such as jazz, barbecue and fountains–to new attractions, restaurants and a brand new downtown entertainment, getaway to Kansas City this summer and save money with the [...]
Algonquin ParkÃ¢â‚¬Â¦Ã¢â‚¬Â¦Ã¢â‚¬Â¦.May 2008. While millionaires savour their recent purchases of Tom Thomson oil sketches, there is a bargain view from one of Thompson's locations used for the famous Canadian painting "Jack Pine". On the east side of Algonquin Provincial Park on Grand Lake one can stand at the site sketched by Thompson during his stay [...]
June kicks off Whistler’s spectacular summer with a month chalk-full of events. Whistler’s “Dine & Unwind” program is a great way to experience many of the fabulous offerings in Whistler with discounts up to 40 per cent off spa treatments, nicely rounded out by multi-course menus starting at $20 per person. Treat Dad on Father’s [...]
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – On Saturday, June 7, English pirates will once more rampage through the streets of old St. Augustine in an authentic re-creation of Drake's Raid of 1586. Conducted by the Historic Florida Militia, this 23rd annual re-enactment provides an up-close look at what it was like for St. Augustine's residents to defend [...]
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — For most people, putting on a sweater is a simple response to a chill. But for scores of men in Key West each July, donning a cream-colored wool fisherman’s sweater could be the key to victory in Sloppy Joe’s “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.
JosÃƒÂ© Iturbi Classical Music Competition Winners to Perform on Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing
In addition to first place prizes of $50,000, the winners of The 2008 JosÃƒÂ© Iturbi International Music Competition at UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall (June 16-21, 2008) will present Cunard Command Performances aboard Queen Mary 2 during the April 26, 2009 Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton, England, it was announced by Donelle Dadigan, president of [...]
May 30, 2008 Since May 12, when an 8.0-magnitude earthquake killed over 51,000 Chinese and left over 5 million people homeless in the Sichuan Province of China, Air China has flown over 331 relief missions between Beijing and the city of Chengdu, about 60 miles south of the epicenter, to aid quake victims and their [...]
By Wolfgang H. Thome | May 30, 2008 KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) – A recent editorial in Tanzania's Daily News once again played up divisive sentiments over the location of Mt. Kilimanjaro, which lies undisputedly inside Tanzanian territory.
By Nelson Alcantara l eTN | May 30, 2008 The Finnish Tourist Board (FTB) has unveiled Finland's new brand image, and it shows rippling outlines of lake-like shapes and colors of midnight sun and pure waters.
By Anil Mathur | May 30, 2008 NEW DELHI, India (eTN) – Only a few years ago, it would have been difficult to comprehend, but today communist Cuba is wooing Indian traveler. The move comes follows a recent trip to India by a strong Cuban delegation s touring India to see how the numbers Indian [...]