People Dudley jumps ship for BDM position with AmaWaterways

Posted by Tags: AmaWaterways, People [People] Dudley jumps ship for BDM position with AmaWaterways > Travelweek Group Neil DudleyCALABASAS, CA — AmaWaterways has appointed Neil Dudley as its new Business Development Manager responsible for Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.Dudley joins the Canadian sales team consisting of Sandra Gardiner, Director National Accounts and BDM for Atlantic Canada…

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Collette unveils Trip of a Lifetime itineraries

MISSISSAUGA – Collette has launched a new collection of tours that it says includes ‘trips of a lifetime’, designed to “impress and indulge” guests.“At Collette, we understand travellers and what motivates them to explore,” said Courtney Iannuccilli, Vice President of Marketing. “We’ve created these itineraries to really hone in on a unique style of expedition.”Featured…

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Palladiums new BLESS brand will focus on bleisure market

> IBIZA – Palladium Hotel Group is launching a new brand aimed at the contemporary luxury market, with its first hotel opening this November in Madrid.BLESS Collection Hotels will initially launch with BLESS Hotel Madrid, located in the heart of the city on Calle de Velázquez and will comprise 111 rooms, a rooftop pool, spa…

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ACV announces Travel Agent Cruise Contest winner

Share Travelweek Group Tags: Air Canada Vacations, Contests, Winners Posted by Friday, October 5, 2018 ACV announces Travel Agent Cruise Contest winner MONTREAL — Josée Kaigle, owner of Voyages Optimistes Inc., is the winner of Air Canada Vacations’ Travel Agent Cruise Contest with Royal Caribbean International Cruise.Kaigle has won a Cruise and Flight package for…

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Costa Rica has a new seismic code

The Federated Association of Engineers and Architects (CFIA) on Monday presented a new seismic code that includes new construction guidelines and requirements in Costa Rica.The number of earthquakes per year, the country’s geological conditions and the threat of earthquakes of great magnitude are the main factors that influenced the changes.In the manual, building rules are…

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Magnitude43 earthquake shakes Nicaragua

MANAGUA – A quake early Monday in the northwest of Nicaragua did not cause casualties or damage, Nicaragua’s Institute of Territorial Studies reported.The quake was registered at 3:04 a.m., with an epicenter a mile deep off the coast of Nicaragua in the Pacific Ocean, its origin caused by friction of the Cocos and Caribbean continental…

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Guatemalas message to investors You can feel safe here

Related posts:Guatemala’s Busito del Sabor: It’s a trip! Power outages, landslides after strong Guatemala quake Guatemala high court orders arrest warrant for former leader Serrano reinstated Guatemalan ex-dictator Ríos Montt denies being ‘genocidal’ as historic trial wraps up GUATEMALA CITY – Long characterized by decades of conflict and poverty, Guatemala is seeking to present a…

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What is killing hundreds of Central American sea turtles

Hundreds of dead sea turtles have appeared in Central America’s Pacific this year and, for the most part, no one knows why.The Environment and Natural Resources Ministry (MARN) in El Salvador registered 114 dead sea turtles from September to October, while Guatemala’ s National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP) recorded 115 mysterious deaths for the…

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Guatemalan president sacks 3 ministers amid graft scandal

Guatemala’s embattled President Otto Pérez Molina fired three ministers and his spy chief Thursday, seeking to get a grip on adeepening corruption scandal that already claimed his vice president.Those sacked included Interior Minister Mauricio López, a close ally seen as the president’s right-hand man.Pérez also announced he had fired Environment Minister Michelle Martinez, Energy and…

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Comedian leads vote in corruptionweary Guatemala

Related posts:In Guatemala’s capital, little enthusiasm for country’s next president In Guatemala, anti-establishment presidential candidate benefits from corruption scandals Guatemala presidential hopeful cries fraud Guatemala’s Pérez Molina clings to power despite unprecedented pressure to resign GUATEMALA CITY – A comedian whose shtick was playing a simpleton cowboy who almost becomes president emerged Monday as the man…

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5 things you should know about the newly opened City Mall

Related posts:Wendy’s leaves Costa Rica Guanacaste receives first tourist wave of Costa Rica’s high season Patriotic tunes, Children’s Day theater, and more events around Costa Rica Barrio Escalante shows off its good eats, fine arts during weekend festival Update Nov. 16 7:26 a.m.: Part of the City Mall parking lot flooded Sunday afternoon after strong rains…

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Bryan Ruíz scores another golazo in Portugal Cup

Bryan Ruíz’s spectacular season just keeps getting better.The Costa Rican captain scored the first goal for his club Sporting Lisbon in the 10th minute of their Portugal Cup tournament match with Sporting Braga on Wednesday. However, Lisbon failed to keep the lead and lost 4-3 in extra time to Braga, failing to advance to the quarterfinals of the bracket…

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Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion

Environmental groups demonstrated Monday in San José against a permit for pineapple farming granted to a local subsidiary of the transnational company Del Monte in Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific region.Opponents of the permit claim that the new 602-hectare area is too close to various protected areas, including the Térraba Sierpe wetland and four archaeological sites recognized as World Heritage…

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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Rossella Matamoros

Related posts:5 questions for Costa Rican artist Alejandro Villalobos 5 questions for US painter Suzahn King 5 questions for a Salvadoran street artist in Costa Rica 5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica Using art in all its possible expressions has motivatedRossella Matamoros for more than two decades. At home in Costa…

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CORRECTION MaliLashing story

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – In some versions of a story published on Aug. 31 about the whipping of a man in northern Mali, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 30,000 people have fled the conflict in northern Mali. The 30,000 figure is the number of people displaced from northern Mali to the region of Mopti….

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Iraq shrugs off calls to reconsider death penalty

Associated PressBAGHDAD (AP) – Iraq has executed nearly 100 people so far this year, a big increase over previous years that has intensified concern about whether defendants are receiving fair trials in a country where the United States has spent billions of dollars trying to reform the judicial system after decades of dictatorship.The government says…

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Airline executives urge airport security overhaul

Top Stories The vital role family plays in society Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Comments   Share   ___Scott Mayerowitz can be reached at http://twitter.com/GlobeTrotScott. Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day AP Airlines WriterABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Airport security needs to undergo a radical overhaul or…

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