Archive for April, 2014

Sedona: Built for Adventure (with plenty of soothing options as well)

Thank goodness Sedona has so many beautiful galleries, intriguing shops and soothing spas. Otherwise, no one would ever come inside at all.This is a landscape built for adventure, a natural playground. Angular formations, high mesas and rocky cliffs define the multi-terraced skyline. Forests are carved by a network of trails and ringed by feisty streams. [...]

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States West

Slok Air May Return to Nigerian Skies

Chairman of Slok Group, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has raised hope that the group’s airline, Slok Air, which was banned in Nigeria during the former President Olusegun Obasanjo administration may be resuscitated if it secure a partnership with Emirates Airlines.

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Airlines & Railways

Government of Canada Launches Rail Safety Week

MILTON, ON, Canada – The Government of Canada today launched Rail Safety Week with new funding to improve railway crossings. This year, Transport Canada will provide more than $9.2 million for improvements at over 600 railway crossings across the country through its Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP). Under the GCIP, eligible railway crossings are upgraded [...]

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Airlines & Railways

ICTP President on Earth Day & Green Growth for the World’s Largest Industry, Tourism

BY PROFESSOR GEOFFREY LIPMAN PRESIDENT ICTP | APR 27, 2014 I spent Earth day (22nd April) in the air, on the first leg of a week long journey around the world – first to the WTTC Summit on the island of Hainan in China, then here to the annual Carnival in the Seychelles, in the [...]

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Environment

Seychelles Carnival International de Victoria 2014: A Resounding Success

Seychelles carnival parade of the island’s 2014 Carnaval International De Victoria and the 26 International Delegations with the 151 members of the International Press present has given it the thumbs up saying that it was bigger and better that the previous editions. This year’s edition of the carnival in the Indian Ocean was being jointly [...]

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Seychelles

Nothing Can Stop the Carnival of Carnivals in the Seychelles

BY PROF. DR. WOLFGANG H. THOME | APR 27, 2014 The sweeping rain which lashed Victoria yesterday morning caused all sorts of contingency plans to be dusted and readied and when driving into the city at 13.30 hrs, the sky was still dark and the clouds continued to offload their wet cargo on Victoria. The [...]

April 27, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Seychelles

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will live as one” said the Seychelles Minister as he Opened the 2014 Carnival Using the Words of John Lennon

In the presence of Mr James Michel, the President of the Republic of Seychelles Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, had the honor to officially launch the the 2014 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria. Minister St.Ange delivered his address after Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board [...]

April 26, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
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Located in the Vanilla Islands of the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island Presents Diversity in All its Forms

At 9200 km from Paris, Reunion Island is an exceptional destination in the Indian Ocean, right at the heart of the Southern hemisphere. The island has been a French département since 1946 and combines the exoticism of a distant land with the high-quality and security associated with French territories. It is known all over the [...]

April 26, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Uncategorized, Vanilla Islands of the Indian Ocean

It’s Spring Festival Season in Wilmington, Delaware

The Annual Point-to Point Steeplechase Races at Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library is a well-established tradition in Wilmington. On Sunday, May 3, enjoy horse races, an antique carriage parade, kilted bagpipers, pony rides, special demonstrations and lavish tailgate picnics, all in the setting of an American country estate. www.winterthur.org

April 25, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States East

Los Angeles Pride Celebration on June 6 – 8

By: Julissa Rodriguez Christopher Street West brings  another great Pride celebration kicking off on Friday, June 6. The 3-day festival starts with a Friday celebration of women and continues on Saturday and Sunday with live entertainment on multiple stages featuring Jennifer Hudson, Azealia Banks, The Bangles, Mary Lambert and Betty Who. The celebration concludes with [...]

April 25, 2014 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States West