Archive for July, 2012
The Kootenay Rockies region is known for its steep-and-deep skiing, and rightly so. But the mountains that offer such adventure each winter become an entirely different playground in the summer, and discovering summer fun can be as easy as riding a bike ‚ÄĒ literally.¬†People head to Kicking Horse Resort Bike Park for something new, and [...]
The world-famous Costa Victoria cruise ship completed its first voyage to China on Wednesday after arriving at the Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Port.¬†The Costa Victoria, which will depart for the Republic of Korea on Friday, has selected Shanghai to be the homeport for its Asian route.
STEWARDS OF THE SEA: Monterey Bay Aquarium delivers a new adventure for the eyes with the $19 million debut of ‚ÄúThe Open Sea.‚ÄĚ On tap is the vast world of the deep open sea featuring sandbar sharks, rays and deep-sea jellies in a sweeping realm of rhythms set in a million-gallon tank. Tuning up for [...]
BOSTON, Mass. – At this year’s Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention, Virgin America announced a suite of enhancements to its Elevate¬ģ frequent flyer program that promise to make travel even more rewarding for the airline’s most loyal guests.
Free Family Activities During Canada‚Äôs Alpine Blossom Festival at Sun Peaks, BC. Sun Peaks Mayor Nancy Greene Raine will Serve as a Volunteer Guide
Sun Peaks, BC (July, 2012) – Families and travellers looking for value added components to their holidays will enjoy Canada‚Äôs Alpine Blossom Festival (August 4 – 5), one of Sun Peaks longest standing summer events. The festival celebrates one of the most vibrant and easily accessible alpine blossom displays (mid-July to mid-August) in Canada and [...]
Bayreuth , the town in eastern Bavaria, synonymous with Wagner, has accepted the UNESCO World Heritage status for its Margravial Opera House giving Germany a total of 37 UNESCO World Heritage sites. The bow goes to the talents and interests of Margraves Frederic and the sister of Frederic the Great, Margravina Wilhelmina, who created the [...]
Montgomery, Ala. ‚ÄĒ A Rattlesnake Saloon, an antique store and a red train caboose provide unique, offbeat music venues for visitors to experience during the Year of Alabama Music.¬†The Alabama Tourism Department has compiled a list of more than “100 places to hear live music,” but the dozen places below are not typical music venues [...]
Tom Jenkins, Executive Director of the European Tour Operators Association, said: ‚ÄúIt is important to emphasize how well London is doing compared with other Olympic Games, and what good news there is for potential visitors.‚ÄĚ¬†London is breaking all records for foreign guests staying in hotels during the Games.
CALGARY, Canada – WestJet announced today it has leased two Boeing 757-200 aircraft from Thomas Cook Airlines to deliver more non-stop, daytime service between Calgary and Honolulu and Maui, and between Edmonton and Maui.
TANZANIA (eTN) – Four months after announcing a plan to fly to northern Tanzania, Qatar Airways has opened a new route in Tanzania and made its first landing Wednesday morning, signaling the launching of a daily flight to Tanzania‚Äôs leading tourist circuit. This has brought the airlines to two daily flights to Tanzania, connecting the [...]