Archive for November, 2009
New York – November 30, 2009: The annual Abu Ghosh Musical Winter Concert series will feature classical and folk music performances at the Kiryat Ye’arim Church in the picturesque hillside village of Abu Ghosh near Jerusalem, every Saturday at noon from November 2009 through March 2010.
Strolling through the Christmas markets is a unique experience, not only for the eyes, but for the delicate perfumes and flavours as well: gastronomy has a special place on the stalls, specially decorated for the occasion. Biscuits and sweets flavoured with cinnamon and anise, cheese from the alps, homemade jams and marmelades, chestnuts, acacia and [...]
Philippine Department of Tourism Travel Advisory – PDOT Assures ‘Business As Usual’ Despite Maguindanao Incident
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (November, 2009) — The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) has assured that the Philippines remains on a business as usual mode, despite the killing of some 46 individuals in the Southern province of Maguindanao.
MONTREAL, Nov. 30 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada inaugurates today daily non-stop service between Montreal and Houston, further enhancing connection and routing possibilities for customers through both Montreal and the Texas hub of its new Star Alliance partner, Continental Airlines.
By BARBARA SURK | Nov 27, 2009 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Just a year after the global downturn derailed Dubai’s explosive growth, the city is now so swamped in debt that it’s asking for a six-month reprieve on paying its bills – causing a drop on world markets Thursday and raising questions about Dubai’s [...]
By Rita Payne | November, 2009 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (eTN) – This week the tiny Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago is going to be at the center of the world stage. As host of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), its prime minister, Patrick Manning, will be mingling with the [...]
TORONTO/November, 2009 – Porter Airlines debuts its new Quebec City schedule today, offering year-round service to Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA). Porter offers three daily roundtrip flights, building on the current seasonal and weekend schedule. This expansion comes as a result of two successful summer seasons, requests from passengers and ongoing strong ticket sales in [...]
The Michelin Guide was published on 17 November. It awarded two stars directly to the cuisine of Anne-Sophie Pic at the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne. Three new addresses are included in the prestigious guide, once again putting the Lake Geneva Region (Canton of Vaud) at the head of the Swiss honours listing.
Scotland will bid farewell to the Homecoming 2009 year and welcome in the New Year with a five-day long “Hogmanay” celebration. What is known to many as New Year’s Eve has historically been known in Scotland as â€˜Cake Day’, â€˜Old Year’s Night’, and is now universally known as â€˜Hogmanay.’
This Christmas, see Sherlock Holmes as you’ve never seen him before! In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous characters, “Sherlock Holmes” sends Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner Watson (Jude Law) on their latest challenge.