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2013-01-29 08:29:09

DETROIT, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest teens are wise beyond their years when considering their future careers, a new survey reveals. In a recent survey, Everest Institute asked high school students in six Midwestern states the field of work that would provide them their "dream job." The No. 1 answer: a job in health care, cited by nearly one in five (19 percent) of those polled. A career in computer and information technology (IT) ranked second at 16 percent, followed by a job in...

2013-01-21 08:25:26

LONDON, January 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading home improvement company Everest [http://www.everest.co.uk ] has today [21 January 2013] launched a new prize draw offering Everest customers the chance to win their windows free of charge. The prize draw, named Win Your Windows, gives customers the chance to win free installation of Everest double glazed windows, doors and more! The promotion runs from now until 30th January and is open to anyone that signs a...

2012-12-27 05:01:22

The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotion, return to Nepal for the ultimate CME adventure during the March-April 2013 climbing season. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Following the great response and participation in their 2012 Everest Adventure, the WMS and Peak Promotion have put together another world class program–a 21-day CME adventure trek in Nepal. This one-of-a-kind, hands-on wilderness medicine training and experience offers...

2012-09-25 23:03:50

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Tibet travel agency in Lhasa, now offers a 7-day overland tour from Lijiang to Shangrila, with many fascinating cultural stops along the way. Experience the unique Naxi culture, magnificence of the Yangtze River, and serenity of Shongtsen monastery. “This tour provides people with the chance to see not only familiarize themselves with Tibetan culture but also to encounter the picturesque landscapes of the Tibetan region,” said Explore...

2012-09-24 23:00:45

The Wildernesss Medical Society and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotions, have announced they will be sponsoring a Everest Base Camp Trek in 2013. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Due to the great response and participation in last year's "Everest Experience," the Wilderness Medical Society announced another world-class program March 24 through April 13, 2013. Described as an “adventure, hands-on” wilderness medicine training experience, the program will offer the...

2012-07-13 23:03:38

“The permit situation for foreign travelers in Tibet has changed multiple times this season,” Explore Tibet said. “There are a lot of rumors about the permit, but we have the latest information from the Tibet Tourism Bureau.” (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 “The permit situation for foreign travelers in Tibet has changed multiple times this season,” Explore Tibet said. “There are a lot of rumors about the permit, but we have the latest information from the...

2012-05-06 23:01:15

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based travel agency committed to sustainable practice and Responsible Tourism, announces a new 9-day spiritual tour of Tibet featuring a trip to the Yarlung valley, the cradle of Tibetan civilization. According to Explore Tibet, “The Yarlung Valley and the ancient burial mounds are important to all Tibetan people, and travelers should know the historical and religious significance of the sites here. The high dramatic cliffs and fertile farmlands below give...

2012-04-07 23:03:21

Explore Tibet Team releases a new tour package to attract more travelers to visit Tibet. (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Explore Tibet Team releases a new Tibet tour package to attract more travelers to visit Tibet. Tibet Tourism Industry is growing rapidly due to the increasing visitors across the world. The latest released statistics from the Tibet (TAR) statistics Department and China National Statistics showed that Tibet had received 8,697,600 tourists in the year 2011, with 8,426,800 domestic...

2011-12-19 20:36:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starting January 5, Air China's southwest offshoot will open rotations from Chengdu to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, also known as the "City of Temples", giving culture enthusiasts an additional travel option. The introduction of the new services will bring the number of foreign destinations served by Air China's flights to and from Chengdu up to six and further cement the city's position as a regional hub of the carrier. (Logo:...

2011-12-15 21:26:00

BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2011, /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China officially launched direct daily rotations between Beijing and Lhasa on December 15, the first time that direct scheduled flights between the two cities are available. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Air China uses its A319s which have been retrofitted to acclimatize to the plateau conditions on the route. The crew has rich experiences of flying over the Roof of the World. The flights are operated on a...


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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

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