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Award-winning artist carves lifelike creations – The San Diego Union

The wood and stone African animals Alex Chitura carves are so stunning he continually wins awards for the lifelike creations. Just this year, the Ramona resident claimed a first and second prize at the San Diego County Fair, a first place at the Indian Wells Arts Festival and Best of …

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Making Bahamians the guests, not the workers

By Roderick A. Simms II Advocate for sustainable Family Island growth E-mail: RASII@ME. com Caribbean Nobel Laureate, the late Derek Walcott, had very strong and emotive opinions against modern-day tourism. While his personal convictions bemoaned the industry in some respects, there is an unheralded kind of tourism here in The …

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Community recognizes veterans’ sacrifices

PIQUA — The local community gathered at the Veterans Memorial near Forest Hill Cemetery in Piqua on Monday, where the Piqua Veterans Association hosted the 2019 Veterans Day Ceremony. Chief Warrant Officer Paul Reece of the U.S. Army Reserves was the keynote speaker for the event. Reece, who currently resides …

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Victory Cruise Lines Heads South for the Winter

Cruise lovers have a great new option for small-ship cruising this winter. Victory Cruise Lines (VCL), operated by American Queen Steamboat Company, a Hornblower Families Company, is excited to announce the 2020 Discover Beyond itineraries for M/V Victory I and M/V Victory II. American Queen: A Special 25th Anniversary Draws …

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Cruises out of Long Beach: The Pros and Cons

Long beach is a major cruise hub on the West Coast. In fact, most Carnival cruises on the West Coast depart from Long Beach, and Carnival’s Long Beach terminal is one of the busiest cruise terminals in the country. If you’re planning a cruise vacation one of the first things …

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This new eatery brings Caribbean food and flair to Avondale

Kathy and Greg Stein were ready to try something different when they moved to Saint John in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2017. The couple had celebrated their 10th anniversary on the island and later returned for a family vacation in 2016 as their three grown children prepared for their …

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New Hard Rock Hotel Maldives Marks the Brand’s 30th Portfolio Property

On September 1, 2019, Hard Rock International opened its first hotel in the tropical Maldives, making it the 30th worldwide hotel property to bear the brand’s legendary name and signature concept. Just a fifteen-minute boat ride away from Malé International Airport, the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives offers 178 guestrooms, with …

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Special Holiday Offer by African Travel, Inc. Showcases an Authentic, Luxurious Experience in South Africa

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — For travelers seeking spectacular holiday specials, African Travel, Inc. wants to show you the magic of Africa with immersive, authentic experiences of the continent’s diverse culture.   As a special holiday incentive, travelers who book African Travel, Inc.’s exceptional Southern Explorer safari …

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New Non-Stop Flights to Puerto Vallarta & Cancun from Kansas City

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”emVacation Express launches summer and winter flights to two new destinations/em” data-reactid=”11″>Vacation Express launches summer and winter flights to two new destinations <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”ATLANTA, Nov. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vacation Express is excited to …

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Rwanda Is Building a Low-Footprint, Luxury Tourism Industry From Scratch—and Succeeding

“The president is coming!” The excited whispers ripple around the sumptuous new Singita Kwitonda Lodge on the Rwandan side of the verdant, haze-shrouded Virunga volcanoes, then become increasingly urgent: “He’s outside!” “He’s here now!” Like the hundred or so other international guests who made the journey to this hauntingly beautiful …

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