Archive for January, 2011
28 million foreign visitors came to Turkey in 2010 representing an increase of more than 5 percent over 2009. In the Turkish Hoteliers Federation (TUROFED) annual tourism report, Mr Ahmet Barut, the President of TUROFED said â€śThe total tourism revenue is expected to reach USD 25 billion in 2011 with 31 million visitors.â€ť
New York – January, 2011: Athletes and travelers from around the world will travel to Israel to compete in the first-ever Jerusalem International Marathon, March 25. The race will begin at the Knesset building and bring runners through the rich and vast Jerusalem landscape, offering participants the choice between 6.2-, 13.1- and 26-mile courses, ending [...]
by Judy M. Zimmerman For a personalized orientation to New York City, be sure to arrange a custom tour with “My Kind of Town New York.” In 2010 it was voted the winner of the “Best Private Tour Company in NYC by the Association of Concierges. Eager to make the most of my week-long stay [...]
by Bea Broda This one gives Turkish Delight a whole new meaning! Located on the tenth floor of the historic Hotel Fort Garry in downtown Winnipeg, Ten Spaâ€™s hamam treatment is described as a modern re-interpretation of the Turkish Roman hot air bathing ritual. Right from your first sip of Moroccan mint tea combined with [...]
Experience San Luis Obispo, California – â€śOne of the Happiest Places in the Worldâ€ť as Seen on Oprah
How happy are you feeling today? This was the subject of the January 26, 2011 Oprah show, which highlighted San Luis Obispo, CA as the happiest place to live in the USA. Take Oprahâ€™s Happiness Quiz, here http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Poll-Are-You-Happy; then improve your happiness level by visiting her featured happiness destination, San Luis Obispo.
Palm Springs, CA (January, 2011) â€“ Next weekâ€™s travel weather forecast in Palm Springs, California will be 25 degrees Celsius, while Toronto residents will be experiencing minus 5 degrees Celsius. For those who want to escape the frigid temperatures, WestJet starts non-stop direct flights to warm, sunny Palm Springs on February 2, 2011.
Have you ever dreamt of being a world champion? Come and try your luck at the 16th Velogemel World Championships on 5th February 2011. The Velogemel is the Grindelwald localsâ€™ own way of getting around on the snow â€“ and this for about 100 years. Participants in historic outfits can participate in the jubilee race [...]
Montserrat: More Than A Lucky Charm – Annual St. Patrickâ€™s Week Celebrations Begin on March 12, 2011
Brades, Montserrat â€“ January, 2011 â€“ Known as the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean, Montserrat has the distinction of being the only nation outside of Ireland to celebrate St. Patrickâ€™s Day as a national holiday. Showcasing the unique mix of Irish and African heritage, the destination comes alive with week-long events that will take place [...]
SEATTLE, Wash.â€”South America is a land of endless fascination and exquisite beauty, and travel specialists predict that travelers will continue to be captivated by South American destinations in 2011. Southern Explorations, a company that specializes in unforgettable adventures to South America says there are some major South American travel trends to look out for this [...]
Sandusky, OH, January, 2010- The Sandusky Rollergirls return to Ghostly Manor Thrill Center at 3319 Milan Road in Sandusky on Saturday night, February 12th for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre bout. Following the overwhelmingly successful debut bout a few months prior, the Sandusky Rollergirls are back to kick off the 2011 season. Since September, the [...]