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2012-11-08 20:20:30

MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines today unveiled additional details of the $155 million makeover that will transform Carnival Destiny into Carnival Sunshine during a 49-day dry dock in Italy. The ship will re-enter service in April 2013 with all of the dining, bar and entertainment elements of the line's groundbreaking Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement program, along with several exciting new features. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/CL09515 )...

2012-07-31 14:20:38

~ Canadian Calypso Pioneer "Pan Man Pat", the Bahamian Junkanoo Legends and Masqueraders Welcome Guests ~ TORONTO, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Pearson was full of bright colours, upbeat music and tropical island delights for arriving and departing guests to enjoy as the airport officially kicked off the 45(th) Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival today in Terminals 1 and 3. Traditional island music and steel pan drumbeats made their way through the airport during a parade...

2012-06-18 02:24:29

MIAMI, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort, located in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, is offering guests a special rate for the Junkanoo Summer Festival. This year's festival will be held at Taino Beach and will take place on July 5, 12 and 19 from 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. The all-inclusive rate at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach is $114 per person, per night, double occupancy. Junkanoo is the national festival of the Bahamas representing its culture and...

2012-03-25 23:01:14

The Brazilian programme as part of the London 2012 Festival, the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been announced in Rio de Janeiro. (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 The Brazilian programme as part of the London 2012 Festival, the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been announced in Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian elements will be integrated into the 12-week cultural celebration that will run...

2012-03-14 19:00:00

Join EarthCam on Saturday, March 17th as they webcast exclusive views of the country's oldest and biggest St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York. New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Join EarthCam on Saturday, March 17th as they “go green” and webcast exclusive views of the country's oldest and biggest St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York. The webcam, located at 48th Street and famous 5th Avenue, is perched high above the city streets and will deliver exclusive views of the parade...

2012-03-07 17:41:00

CHICAGO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy Home for Boys & Girls invites everyone to be part of a solution for kids in crisis this March while celebrating all things Irish. Throughout the month, Mercy Home's annual "Shamrocks for Kids" program will feature family-friendly, Irish-themed activities and events while raising funds and awareness that help abused, neglected and at-risk children. There are so many ways you can make a difference while enjoying the fun and festivities of...

2012-03-01 13:52:00

10 of the Best Ways to "Go Green" this Year in Denver DENVER, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday this year - the perfect excuse for a weekend full of Irish revelry in the Mile High City. As luck would have it, Denver is offering great hotel deals for the weekend along with parades, traditional (and not-so-traditional) music and dance, day-long parties, family-friendly events and more. (Photo:...

2012-02-17 12:03:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rede Globo is mobilizing a major operation for the coverage of Carnaval 2012. Nearly three thousand staff members will be working on the broadcast of the samba school parades for the special group of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in addition to covering the street groups, or blocos, the festivities in Salvador and Recife, and following things close-up wherever carnival is taking place. All scheduled news shows will feature the latest news and...

2012-02-08 06:55:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of New Orleans is preparing for a huge influx of something you might not expect to find in the Big Easy during Mardi Gras: families. While the media continues to present a shocking, adults-only view of carnival culture, there is an entirely different side to the celebration happening that is, excuse the pun, waiting to be exposed. According to Lea Sinclair, Director of Communications at the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Company, "Mardi Gras...

2012-01-19 13:55:00

Dine, Dance, be Entertained and Enlightened by this Traditional Brazilian Festival Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 February 18 Marks the start of the famous Brazilian Celebration in 2012. This wild 4 day event officially starts the Saturday 40 days before Easter and ends on Fat Tuesday. On February 18, 2012 Via Brasil Steakhouse in Las Vegas is commemorating this event with its 3rd Annual Carnival Celebration. “This year´s Celebration promises to be the biggest and best...