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2013-02-11 04:20:23

ANFI DEL MAR, Gran Canaria, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boasting year-round sunshine, incredible scenery and beautiful beaches, Gran Canaria has enticed travellers for centuries. Its melting pot of cultures and traditions have over the years left their mark on the local cuisine, arts and architecture - and the island continues to work its magic on modern day travellers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/594363 ) Anfi Resorts...

2012-10-17 03:20:42

LONDON, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - 25 October 2012 marks 130th birthday of Picasso - Spain expects increase in visitor numbers to coincide with celebrations - Thomas Cook offer range of Spanish breaks for travellers It's just over 130 years since the birth of Picasso and many admirers will head to Spain this autumn to join in the celebrations on the 25 October, leading travel operators Thomas Cook have...

2012-08-28 06:21:22

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded an order in excess of $4 million to supply Jetway® Passenger Boarding Bridges to the Gran Canaria Airport (LPA). The order is a portion of a terminal expansion project contract awarded by AENA Aeropuertos Espanoles y Navegacion Aerea to a joint venture between Siemens S.A. and JBT Corporation. LPA is the fifth largest Spanish airport and the largest airport...

2012-06-14 22:20:55

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Geordies head to the Spanish Islands in 2012, with Tenerife, Majorca and Gran Canaria topping the list, according to the leading travel retailer- The top three destinations for people flying from Newcastle Airport in 2012 are Tenerife South, Palma de Mallorca and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, say Holiday Hypermarket, a UK based holiday comparison community. The unique Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa, with their...

2012-06-08 02:22:39

LONDON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The great British summer of sport is almost upon us and cheap holidays [http://www.thomascook.com ] experts Thomas Cook is giving one lucky winner the chance to make it all the way to the final. A specially designed London 2012 Olympic Quiz smartphone app allows British sports fans to bid for tickets for the eagerly anticipated athletics final, which will take place on August 9 in the Olympic stadium. Competitors will be asked...

2008-09-22 15:00:28

By Katy Holland If you're stuck for somewhere to run away to this half term, may I suggest the Happy Islands, better known as the Canaries. They're the perfect retreat for families desperate to escape the gloom. Perhaps a peaceful rustic mansion set among citrus trees is what's needed. Casa El Morro in Lanzarote (0117-942 8476; i- escape.com), is a converted 18th-century hideaway in a volcanic setting: perfect for winding down, yet close enough to quaint villages and beaches. Or you can...