Archive for October, 2008
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LEGACY RESTAURANTS IN HOUSTON TEXAS REFRESHES THE ORIGINAL NINFA'S ON NAVIGATION WITH A NEW PATIO AND MENU ITEMS WHILE PRESERVING THE TEX MEX ICON'S LEGENDARY SOUL
HOUSTON, TX– October, 2008 – The Original Ninfa's on Navigation – where fajitas famously made their North American debut over three decades ago– has been a beloved Houston landmark since it opened 1973. Now a centerpiece of Houston-based investor Niel Morgan's Legacy Restaurants, the venerable Mecca of Tex Mex is undergoing its first ever "facelift" [...]
Eco-Chic Holiday Gift Idea that Gives Back: Save the Coastline of Georgia, Preserve the African "Gullah" Slave Culture in South Carolina, and Aide Musicians and Restore Neighborhoods in New Orleans
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, (October, 2008) – Upscale candle designer Low Country Luxe gives back to the communities that inspire its products, by donating a portion of the proceeds of three specially designed products to non-profit organizations that Low Country Luxe founder Natalie Evans is passionate about:
Your mission: visit Britain, live like Bond. VisitBritain has partnered with QUANTUM OF SOLACE, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures release of EON Productions' 22nd James Bond adventure, releasing in theatres throughout Canada on November 14th, to create the ultimate Bond experience.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (October 2008)–Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is gearing up for the 19th annual celebration of Pigeon Forge Winterfest, an event made special by the opening of new attractions and the start of the 75th anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — In 1908, in response to a fashion trend that was decimating migratory bird populations, then-President Theodore Roosevelt created the Key West National Wildlife Refuge to protect and preserve a breeding ground for migratory species. Saturday, Nov. 15, the refuge’s 100 years of conservation are to be commemorated by dignitaries, speakers, [...]
Qatar Airways will operate direct non-stop daily services to New York's JFK International Airport from October 26 using a brand new Boeing 777. Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to New York's JFK International Airport with a new non-stop service linking America's financial centre with Doha, capital of the State of Qatar.
Portland, OR – The Travel Industry Association (TIA) today released its annual travel forecast indicating that an uncertain economic climate is leading American and global travelers to change their behaviors. Although leisure travel is stable, business travel is projected to decline and the United States is likely to be hit hard by a further decline [...]
By eTN – ISLAMABAD – An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale, rumbled through southwestern Pakistan today, October 29, in the tourist area of the Ziarat district. So far, 200 have been reported dead, and it is anticipated that number will rise as bodies are unearthed from underneath the debris. Many have been injured, [...]
By Wolfgang H. Thome | Oct 30, 2008 KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) – President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni earlier this week took an extended road trip from the border between Uganda and Kenya to attend the IGAD Summit in Nairobi. Having travelled earlier to the East of Uganda, where he got the customary enthusiastic welcome, he then [...]