Archive for February, 2010

West Indians Offer Music for Haiti in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada (February 26, 2010) – Caribbean beats on Sunday will carry the heartfelt good wishes of West Indians in Canada for the people of Haiti. A seasoned Trinidadian musician in Toronto, Joseph Maharaj, says he and his band of musicians are ready to serve the people of Haiti this weekend when Noasarc and the [...]

February 27, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Canada, Caribbean

Tanzania campaigns to woo World Cup 2010 tourists

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN | February, 2010 A few months ahead of FIFA World Cup kick-off in South Africa, Tanzania has launched a campaign that would attract global football fans and sports tourists to visit the country’s premier attractions.

February 25, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Africa

Meet Canada’s Olympians on Friday February 26th at the vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver, BC – This weekend is Athlete Appreciation Weekend at the Vancouver Aquarium! We’re kicking off this Olympic-style celebration with an invitation for the public to meet three RBC Olympians:

February 25, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Canada

Breathtaking Scenery and Soaring Hawks Sure to Delight Visitors at Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in Grimsby, Ontario

Grimsby, ON – It may be snowing outside today, but spring is in the air, and a sure indication of its imminent arrival is the beginning of the annual ‘Hawkwatch’ Season. From March 1st and continuing to May 15th, birders, nature lovers and interested observers are invited to join the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch group (NPH) [...]

February 25, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Canada

2010 Kentucky Visitor’s Guide Gives Travelers Food for Thought

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Whether you are looking for a way to keep busy this weekend or looking ahead to your summer vacation, checking out this year’s Official Kentucky Visitor’s Guide should be your first step. The 2010 Guide is chock full of photos, information and stories that will inspire and assist in your getaway plans.

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States Central

Forthcoming Rose Festival in Northern India Attracts Tourists

Sent in By M.M.Khanna:tourismnewsindia.com Chandigarh, February 24:- With the multicolor Roses blooming at the Rose Garden, the city beautiful is all set for ushering hues all over the city, during the three day Rose Festival. With the advent of spring, a three day long extravaganza of colour, music and festivity will be celebrated at Rose [...]

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: India

Extreme ski tour challenge in Valais, Switzerland

A challenge in the Valaisan mountains! An exacting 53km performance, altitude differences of 4000 metres going up and down! The Patrouille des Glaciers from Zermatt to Verbier is surely the most exacting ski mountaineering race in the world. Even the shorter challenge from Arolla to Verbier demands great endurance and technique. The participating patrols have [...]

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Switzerland

Local Texas Horseman Selected to Compete in Extreme Mustang Makeover

Georgetown, Texas -Ramon Castro from Shell, Wyoming has been selected by the Texas-based Mustang Heritage Foundation to compete in the Extreme Mustang Makeover. June 11-13, 2010 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Trainers will have approximately 90 days to gentle a wild horse they picked up in Canon City, CO. or Pauls Valley, OK. in March to [...]

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States South

Aegean Airlines to merge with Olympic Air

Unsuccessful in its bid to purchase Olympic Air from the Greek government last year, Aegean Airlines yesterday announced a merger designed to create “a national airline champion with enlarged presence in the European market as well as seamless coverage of even the most remote islands of our country.”

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Airlines & Railways

UNWTO secretary general releases statement on tragedy in Madeira, Portugal

Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, issued the following statement regarding the tragic mudslides that occured in Madeira, Portugal, over the weekend:

February 24, 2010 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Portugal