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Oakville winegrowers present at Carnegie Hall
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Oakville winegrowers present at Carnegie Hall

Dr. Elinor Garely- January 12, 2019

The weather forecast was horrific! Threats of snow and sleet and other atrocities (that can bring Manhattan to a standstill) dominated the news. Did I ...

Wine tourism in Florida finally receiving long overdue attention
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Wine tourism in Florida finally receiving long overdue attention

Linda Hohnholz- January 11, 2019

by Dr. Asli Tasci & Dr. Robin Back, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida (UCF) Wine tourism has attracted the attention of ...

MGM Grand welcomes Iron Chef Morimoto’s Momosan Pop-Up Series
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MGM Grand welcomes Iron Chef Morimoto’s Momosan Pop-Up Series

Dr. Elinor Garely- January 9, 2019

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto will introduce his celebrated ramen restaurant Momosan Ramen & Sake through a series of pop-up dinner experiences ...

No more beef in the buff: Paris’ first nudist café closing
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No more beef in the buff: Paris’ first nudist café closing

Dr. Elinor Garely- January 9, 2019

“O’naturel” closes due to lack of demand from 'shy customer base' The owners of the suggestively named “O’naturel” restaurant in Paris, said they would be ...

The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina
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The Living and Itinerant Christmas Crib of Baia and Latina

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 28, 2018

Faithful to the origins and, according to tradition from the will of St. Francis to revive in a natural setting the birth of Bethlehem with ...

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule
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71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 27, 2018

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France’s southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He ...

South Australia’s celebrated culinary event debuts 2019 program
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South Australia’s celebrated culinary event debuts 2019 program

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 19, 2018

Tasting Australia brings unprecedented opportunities for food, wine, beer, and spirit lovers South Australia, the gateway to world-renowned wine regions and restaurants, exceptional wildlife, and ...

Taste of Dominica winner announced
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Taste of Dominica winner announced

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 19, 2018

Melinda Lowe wins with Taste of Dominica Melinda Lowe is the grand prize winner of Taste and Win with Taste of Dominica. Ms. Lowe has ...

VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about
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VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 5, 2018

VistaJet Founder and Chairman, Thomas Flohr is an avid collector and investor in wine with a cellar of more than 3,000 bottles and a particular ...

Eat and drink the Bauhaus way
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Eat and drink the Bauhaus way

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

50 days to go: The Bauhaus centenary celebrations There is nothing quite like finding the “authentic”. That can be visiting places where important things happened ...

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range
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Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

At a first glance, you might not recognise the similarities between Gisborne, New Zealand and the tropical Cook Islands. However, when you take a closer ...

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!
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Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 22, 2018

The man behind Puerto Vallarta Tourism is the Director-General of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, Mr. Javier Aranda Pedrero. He is the man and the face ...

UK: A boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week
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UK: A boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 19, 2018

UK could expect a boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week The UK could expect a rise in visitors from the United States ...

Yucatan Tourism Minister Michelle Fridman Hirsch: We won !
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Yucatan Tourism Minister Michelle Fridman Hirsch: We won !

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 18, 2018

Why is Yucatan different and safer than most Mexican Tourism Hot Spots? Michelle Fridman Hirsch, the minister of tourism for the Mexican State of Yucatan ...

Wine your way to Florida
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Wine your way to Florida

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 10, 2018

Yes, I know, wine tourism does not usually highlight the wines of Florida, and most visitors to this state are not crowding the wine tasting ...

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post
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Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 8, 2018

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post A Lion Air passenger jet crashed into a lamp post just before taking off, ...

Antalya Airport reaches 30 million passengers for the first time
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Antalya Airport reaches 30 million passengers for the first time

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 7, 2018

All-time annual record reached at Antalya Airport with the arrival of the 30 millionth passenger on November 6, 2018 On Tuesday, November 6, Fraport TAV ...

Sarasota! Not Saratoga
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Sarasota! Not Saratoga

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018

I waited on a very long line to get a cab back to Manhattan from LGA. Naturally, the driver’s first question, “Where to lady?” The ...

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier
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Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier Kuti’s Brasserie, a fine dining Indian restaurant has launched in the former gate house of the historic ...

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club
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Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 2, 2018

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club Hotelier James Thomas and chef Craig Mather, the pair behind the critically acclaimed Empire Room restaurant at the Royal ...

UK airport morning drinking could become a thing of the past
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UK airport morning drinking could become a thing of the past

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 1, 2018

Some Brits insist that early morning drinking at airports is “a way of life” Enjoying a gin and tonic at a UK airport at 7am ...

Glasgow’s new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism
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Glasgow’s new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 31, 2018

Glasgow's new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism Following a seven-figure investment, a new visitor center in the East End of Glasgow is set ...

“Biometric path” will offer passengers seamless journey at Dubai International Airport
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“Biometric path” will offer passengers seamless journey at Dubai International Airport

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 30, 2018

World’s first “biometric path” to launch at Dubai International Airport Dubai-based Emirates airline is preparing to launch world’s first “biometric path” that will offer its ...

Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer
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Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 29, 2018

Thirsty US troops put Reykjavik bars out of business It was only supposed to be a pit stop, but some 7,000 US troops taking part ...

M Social Singapore:Louis Tan Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies
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M Social Singapore:Louis Tan Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 29, 2018

M Social Singapore announced the appointment of Louis Tan as Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies. With an accomplished culinary background that spans 17 years ...

Air Canada announces Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2018
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Air Canada announces Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2018

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 26, 2018

Air Canada announces Canada's Best New Restaurants 2018 Thousands of restaurants launch every year, but only ten remarkable destinations can call themselves Canada’s Best New ...

Botswana: A go-to destination for safari
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Botswana: A go-to destination for safari

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 13, 2018

Know Before You Go When considering a safari holiday in Botswana, one of the first questions asked, “Is It Safe?” Travel.state.gov advises visitors to exercise ...

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour
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From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018

Cape Town Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts ...

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour
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From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018

Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts visitors from ...

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors
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Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 2, 2018

The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for the State of Zacatecas, had a message to France and the rest of the world: “We ...