Archive for October, 2010
Picture and article by Bea Broda Today, representatives of the CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organization) met with media in Toronto at George Brown College, and the day’s events included a press conference, a media marketplace and awards luncheon, and it all culminated with an evening of fun punctuated with a variety of Caribbean musical acts.
(TORONTO: October 29, 2010) Ten works by four contemporary Canadian artists will be joining the collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario after an evening of important acquisitions at the annual art fairâ€™s Opening Night Preview. Four works by Kingston-based artist Mike Bayne, four works by Montreal-based artist Adad Hannah, and a work each from [...]
Brades, Montserrat â€“ October 29, 2010 â€“ Scuba Montserrat, a dive facility based on the island of Montserrat, launched the Montserrat Reef Project (MRP) in June 2010, a venture designed to protect the islandâ€™s marine life. With the help of the Montserrat Tourist Board, grant funding from the Tourism Challenge Fund and support from the [...]
TORONTO – The holiday season doesnâ€™t fully get into gear in the United States until â€śBlack Fridayâ€ť â€“ the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving â€“ this year Black Friday is November 26, 2010. The term â€śBlack Fridayâ€ť is generally used by retail outlets and the media and refers to the start of the period in [...]
North Vancouver, BC, Canada: The readers of CondĂ© Nast Travelerâ€™s magazine have once again voted King Pacific Lodge, A Rosewood Resort, the No 1 resort in Canada in the 2010 Readersâ€™ Choice Awards. Thanks to 26,000 of the magazineâ€™s globetrotting readers, King Pacific Lodge scored an average of 97.8% for activities, atmosphere/ambience, beaches, friendliness, lodging, [...]
MIAMI (October, 2010) – This November, Greater Miami and The Beaches turns up the volume to celebrate its dynamic live music scene, with the launch of the inaugural Miami Live Music Month, the only month-long celebration for live music in the world. Built around the annual Miami Music Festival November 12 – 14, 2010, this [...]
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is the first attraction of its kind in the Caribbean to attain Green Globe Certification, demonstrating its commitment to the environment and sustainable operations and management.
Nine Australian surfers who were in the Mentawai seas when the 7.2 RS earthquake hit the region on Monday, 25 October at 21.40 hrs (West Indonesia Time), – were found to be safe, said the Head of the Regional Disaster Mitigation Center of West Sumatra, Hermansyah.
Southwest Airlines to Offer International Service to Five Mexico Cities With Launch of Volaris Partnership
DALLAS – Southwest Airlines is excited to launch a new product that allows Customers to book international flights by connecting with Volaris, Mexico’s second-largest airline. Starting Nov. 12, Customers can book service from 20 Southwest cities to five Volaris Mexican destinations (Cancun, Guadalajara, Morelia, Toluca/Mexico City, andZacatecas), for travel starting Dec. 1. The new service [...]
Valencia, Spain’s Concert Hall Sets 2010-2011 Season – Lorin Maazel to Conduct Aida & 1984; Placido Domingo to Sing Zarzuela
VALENCIA, Spain, October, 2010 – Music lovers rejoice! Starting next month, Valencia’s stunning concert hall will be filled with the sounds of symphonies and sonatas by Verdi, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. The Palau de Les Arts Reina SofĂa in this sunny city on Spain’s Mediterranean will offer an extensive program of opera, zarzuela and chamber music [...]