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2011-05-31 15:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced it has expanded its global network by establishing physical supply operations in Tenerife, located in the Canary Islands near the northwest coast of mainland Africa, effective immediately. Tenerife serves as a key commercial hub located along major trans-Atlantic seaborne trade routes, generating total annual marine fuel sales volumes of more than 1.5 million metric tons....

2011-04-15 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel agent On the Beach has revealed that holidays to the Canary Islands are becoming increasingly popular with their customers. They have seen a significant rise in visits to Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria in 2011. Alistair Daly, Marketing Director of On the Beach, comments: "In the past few months we have seen a surge in visits to these islands -- we believe this was prompted by the poor winter...

2011-04-12 02:00:00

ROMFORD, England, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent travel survey has unveiled what British holidaymakers want most from their ideal holiday this year, with the old favourites, sun, sea and sand still proving to be the most popular desires for travellers. However, the results of the survey also reveal that British holidaymakers are becoming much more specific when it comes to their holiday wants, with such variants as temperature, the time of year and the duration of the holiday...

2010-09-21 05:26:00

MARBELLA, Spain, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- MyMarbellaInfo.com, the leading online travel guide for Marbella, and has reported a rise in tourism. The site is constantly updated with information about Marbella, tourism, events and activities but also the day-to-day business of this picturesque town. According to the latest figures released from the Institute of National Statistics, Marbella's tourism industry is recovering and the economy is looking up. Despite the current economic...

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2010-07-28 06:10:00

Seville in southwestern Spain and Tucson, Arizona could have one thing in common by the end of this century -- the heat. According to a study published Wednesday by Spain's national weather office Aemet, Seville could become as hot as the Arizona desert by the end of the century. The projections show that daily temperatures will be five to nine degrees higher between 2071 and 2100 when compared to records for 1961 to 1990. If temperatures rise by nine degrees Fahrenheit, "Madrid will have...

2010-07-03 05:18:00

MARBELLA, Spain, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Few works of literature have changed the world, and few authors have been given the label "social reformer." Renown futurologist, philosopher, and founder of Marbella University Dr. Edward Schellhammer may be one of those authors, and his "The Future in Your Hands" might just be one of those books. Categorized by some as a "doomsday" novel, "The Future in Your Hands" may offer a "glimpse behind the curtain of a new world order as it emerges," as...

2010-03-15 13:21:00

IBIZA, Spain, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A CLASH between an Ibiza taxi owner and one of his drivers has revealed that a single taxi could bring in almost 2,000 pounds Sterling a day - or more than 50,000 pounds in one of the summer months when tourism is at its peak. The driver was working only four hours a day for the owner of the taxi, but he admitted that, during his last three days of work, he had made over 1,000 pounds in fares - equivalent to a nice rate of around 88 pounds an hour....

2009-03-17 12:30:00

MIAMI, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Casa Casuarina, the famed Versace Mansion located in the heart of Miami Beach, is welcoming chefs from the Marbella Club Golf & Spa Resort, Spain to join their Executive Chef Dale Ray for a week of world class culinary experiences and events. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090317/CL84966 ) Over six days, Chef Dale Ray and Chef Juan Martin and Jose Ignacio Lara from the Marbella Club will treat guests to a range of Spanish cuisines...

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...

2008-08-10 21:00:27

A TEENAGER who died in a Spanish hospital after plunging 45ft from a hotel balcony has had his organs donated by his family. Ben Hale broke almost every bone in his body and was left in a coma when he fell from the third floor at a wedding reception in Marbella last month. The 18-year-old from Elm Park near Romford, Essex, had been locked out of his room and had climbed on to the balcony of a neighbouring apartment to get some hair gel when he fell. His parents kept a vigil at his...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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