Archive for March, 2012
Puerto Vallarta, MEXICO (March 28, 2012) ‚Äď The panga boat, an iconic symbol in Mexican culture, is getting a makeover with a new cultural public art project, Point of Departure: Pangas Vallarta, currently on display at Tianguis Turistico, Mexico‚Äôs Annual Tourism Trade Convention, held for the first time ever this year in Puerto Vallarta.
Wolfgang Puck and Bon Appetit Partner to Celebrate Spago Las Vegas’ Milestone 20th Anniversary at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
LAS VEGAS ‚Äď Bon App√©tit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport and pioneering chef Wolfgang Puck are set to co-host a spectacular four-course, wine-pairing lunch to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Spago at The Forum Shops at Caesars on May 10, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. ‚Äď 1:30 p.m.¬†Credited with igniting the fine dining revolution in Las Vegas, Puck [...]
Join In On an All-Day Celebration in Swansea, Wales, of Welsh Motherhood Honoring Dylan Thomas‚Äôs Mam on the 130th Anniversary of Her Birth
New York, New York ‚Äď March 22, 2012 ‚ÄúA Welsh Mam is a dragon with a huge heart… a woman you could trust with your life: a woman of pride, high standards, love and fierce loyalty.‚ÄĚ So says Annie Haden doyenne of 5 Cwmdonkin Drive ‚Äď Dylan Thomas‚Äôs lovingly-restored birthplace and home in Swansea, Wales.
Banff National Park Introduces ‚ÄėspringstART‚Äô Festival – A Springtime Celebration of Arts and Culture in Canada‚Äôs Iconic Mountain Town
Banff, Alberta, Canada (March 21, 2012) ‚Äď Banff National Park is leaping into spring with a new festival, ‚ÄėspringstART‚Äô, that will celebrate the coming season with an array of cultural and artistic events April 6 ‚Äď 29, 2012.¬†Offering a rich collection of events that will highlight Banff National Park‚Äôs mountain culture, the new ‚ÄėspringstART‚Äô festival [...]
Flowers and the Netherlands are inextricably linked. Flowers are the things that add color to the typically Dutch landscape. Bulb fields, long narrow ditches and green strips of grass create a colourful palette, especially in the provinces of Noord-Holland and Flevoland. Flowers are not only one of the main export products of the Netherlands, they [...]
Opening La Francophonie Seychelles 2012 Alain St.Ange Addresses the Conservation of the Seychellois Cultural Heritage
The Seychelles Minister responsible for tourism and culture, Alain St.Ange has appealed to the Seychellois community to unite their actions in promoting their cultural heritage.¬†Minister St.Ange made the appeal during the official opening of the International day of the French speaking countries ‚Äė La Francophonie‚Äô which falls on the 20th March.
Spring Events in the Waterloo Region of Ontario, Canada, Include Maple Syrup, Museums, Quilts and Scenic Rides
WATERLOO REGION, ON. ‚Äď The beautiful Waterloo Region is welcoming spring with a multitude of events and festivals through the entire season.¬†‚ÄúThis spring the Waterloo Region will be home to a wide variety of events for people with all sorts of interests,‚ÄĚ said Tracey Desjardins, General Manager of Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corporation.
Major Renovations and New Brands Highlight Resort Developments in Riviera Nayarit Mexico that Add to the Area’s Prestige
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (March 21, 2012) ‚Äď Riviera Nayarit, on Mexico‚Äôs Pacific Coast, continues to attract major investments and the biggest names in international resort development. Led by companies like Grand Palladium Resorts & Hotels, Hard Rock International, Occidental Hotels & Resorts, Four Seasons and others, the choice of new and transformed resorts this summer [...]
BRADFORD, Pa. – Spring is in the air in the Allegheny National Forest Region – a time when the birds return from the south and the native wildflowers peek their way to the surface.¬†Located in northwestern Pennsylvania, this region is ripe with opportunities to see your favorite feathered friends as returning songbirds fill the air [...]
Amtrak is celebrating the 5th annual National Train Day on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Union Station in Downtown LA. The revelry is part of a larger nationwide celebration, but in Los Angeles, visitors can head to Union Station for exhibits, entertainment and other activities. Kids will enjoy spending time at the Kids Depot Play [...]