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2011-09-26 06:35:00

LONDON, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For four days the already-lively city of Rio is transformed into a sea of sequins and brightly colored feathers on body-painted dancers moving to the infectious rhythms of samba beats and banging drums. Impromptu street parties erupt spontaneously throughout the city each night and in the daytime thousands flock to the city's famous beaches to recharge for the night ahead. Tucan Travel has a long history of taking revellers to Rio Carnival from all...

2011-09-13 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With two itineraries through Brazil during Carnival in 2012, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises announces four new opportunities for guests to experience the legendary Carnival spectacle during the cruises' overnights in Rio de Janeiro. From grandstand seating and front-row box seats to luxury VIP sky box suites with gourmet goodies, guests have a choice of several fully escorted, reserved seating programs at the Sambadrome. There's even an...

2011-08-24 05:42:00

LONDON, August 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend will see over one million people fill the streets of west London for Notting Hill Carnival and Millennium & Copthorne are offering accommodation just minutes away from the action. Every year on the August bank holiday, the streets of west London are ignited with colour, culture, music and elaborate masquerade as the city hosts the second largest street festival in the world, Notting Hill Carnival....

2011-06-08 16:13:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer just around the corner, 2011 OC Fair (July 15-August 14) discounts and promotions offer fun-filled memories for the entire family that won't break the bank. Promotions start opening day (Friday, July 15) with free entry and parking during the Opening Hour Noon-1 p.m. Parking lots open one hour before gates to accommodate Fairgoers. We Care Wednesday is another great way to save money while giving back. Fairgoers...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

You've got green beer, green corned beef and cabbage, and your shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. But what color is your project plan wearing? Using customization tools built into Swiftlight project management software, Torridon Solutions today announced the release of an all-green project plan template "“ along with a discount to "save some green". New York, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 You've got green beer, green corned beef and cabbage, and your shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. But what...

2011-03-08 07:00:00

CHICAGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no reason to drown your sorrows in a lonely pint if you can't be home to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Almost every major city has a parade honoring the saintly man who drove the snakes from Ireland. The travel experts at The GO Group, LLC, the nation's largest ground transportation company, offers this list of processions where everyone can be Irish for the day. Baltimore: St. Patrick's Day Parade, Sunday, March 13. Held for more than 50...

2011-03-04 12:20:00

SAO PAULO and RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin America's greatest master of illusion, Issao Imamura, will be one of this year's biggest Carnival attractions. The artist is one of the highlights of the Mocidade Alegre samba school and will perform three never-before-seen illusions from atop the float entitled "Abracadabra." The illusion generating the most viewer anticipation is the promised flight of a million butterflies made of colored crêpe paper...

2011-02-17 04:00:00

Lord Provost of Glasgow, Bob Winter, announced as Parade Grand Marshal & Rt. Hon. The Earl of Caithness, PC as Honorary Parade Chairman NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Tartan Day New York Committee invites all New Yorkers to join in celebrating the 13th Annual Tartan Week, from April 3rd to 10th, with a full range of Scottish-themed events covering the city. A 10k run in Central Park; the sound of bagpipes and Scottish music around the city; the...

2011-02-10 09:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every winter season thousands of visitors flock to the Dominican Republic (DR) to escape the arctic air of the north and unwind at luxurious hotels and resorts on the DR's sunny, pristine beaches. The DR also invites visitors to participate in the unique Dominican carnival experience. Each February and early March, more than 100,000 people gather from around the world to experience Dominican popular culture through carnival's vibrant...

2011-01-14 06:35:00

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It may still be over a month away, but Rio Carnival really is the mother of all street parties and there are just a few places left to experience this extravaganza with Tucan Travel in March. As South American adventure experts, Tucan Travel has been operating tours to include all the magic that Brazil's famous street party has to offer since the company began. Today, the adventure travel operator has four of its six tour styles all converging on...