Archive for May, 2009
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KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The new Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg artificial reef is scheduled to open to the public Saturday morning, project officials said Friday.Â The installation of mooring buoys was completed Thursday, according to Kent Edwards, Lower Keys regional manager of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
First Ever Search for “The World’s Greatest Smiles” Launched by Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau
(ORLANDO, Fla.) – One of the world’s premier tourism destinations has decided to test the axiom, “smile and the whole world smiles with you.” The Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. (Orlando CVB) has launched the first worldwide search for an adventurous pair with great smiles.
The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) is pleased to announce that it is holding two events in New York City on January 16 to highlight its Travelers’ Philanthropy Program. At these events, CREST co-founders and co-directors, William H. Durham and Martha Honey, will detail how travelers’ philanthropy is generating resources – “time, talent, and treasure” [...]
BY NELSON ALCANTARA | MAY 25, 2009 Two elements to base the success of the recently concluded 9th Global Travel & Tourism Summit by the World Travel & Tourism Council is the high number of delegates and the magnificent performance by the Brazilian government in hosting this year’s gathering. If by the outcome of the [...]
BY PROF. DR. WOLFGANG H. THOME , ETN KAMPALA | MAY 2009 NEW CRANE SPECIES FOUND Uganda apparently has a new crane species, according to reports filed by Achilles Byaruhanga, Executive Director of â€˜Nature Uganda’, a key environmental and conservation NGO in Uganda. The so called â€˜wattled crane’ was found in the rice fields of [...]
Delta Air Lines’ merger with Northwest Airlines has the potential to bring together 74 million frequent fliers, as well as attract new ones drawn to their combined collection of global routes.
BY LUCKY ONORIODE GEORGE | MAY 25, 2009:Â ABUJA, Nigeria (eTN) – The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria [FTAN] has signaled its intention to reclaim it place in the development and marketing of the Nigeria tourism industry, as it finally held its Annual General Meeting [AGM] where a new executive council emerged through a representational [...]
Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre rehabilitates female Northern elephant seal for safe return to ocean
Vancouver, BC – Today staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (VAMMR) traveled from Vancouver to Sooke to release “Cow”, a rescued female Northern elephant seal, into the ocean off North Sooke.
Galway, in the west of Ireland, is gearing up for one of the biggest parties in its history, when the Volvo Ocean Race stops over from May 23 to June 6. Famous for festivals such as the Galway Oyster Festival and the Galway Arts Festival, it has a packed schedule of events planned for this [...]