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Sébastien Giannini appointed Executive Chef at Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

The management of Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is pleased to announce the nomination of Sébastien Giannini as Executive Chef of the hotel. He will take on his new role as of April 22nd, following the departure of Alain Pignard who oversaw the hotel kitchens for over 15 years. Originally from Toulon in the South of France, Sébastien Giannini worked at the hotel L'Île Rousse in Bandol, Provence as Executive S ...

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Saint Martin and Sint Maarten: one Caribbean island, two personalities 

Mention the Caribbean French-Dutch island of Saint Martin and most people--including 1.6 million annual cruise ship visitors - think of the glossy Dutch side. But the more relaxed French territory is also well worth exploring. Popular among a European and French Canadian clientele, it boasts a personality that’s chic and charming with a dash of joie de vivre. Located east of Puerto Rico and just 86 sq. km i ...

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Conrad Miami

Valentine’s Day continues all year with Conrad Miami’s Diamond Romance package Guests with a sense of romance staying at Conrad Miami can add some sparkle to their relationship as they choose a diamond jewelry piece together during a private consultation with a jeweler from Snow’s Jewelers, one of South Florida’s most renowned jewelry purveyors. “We invite our guests to take part in their own ‘Diamond Roman ...

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Miami’s Marvels

The world’s great cities are characterized by their architecture. Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has the Gherkin and who can overlook the impact of the Guggenheim on Bilbao, Spain? Miami, poised at the intersection between North America and South America, has been best known as a Latin-laced playground for sun-seekers, not for its landmark modern architecture. Look out world, here comes the new Miami! W ...

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Travel Spotlight

Buffalo makes for a great side trip when visiting Toronto and Niagara Falls If you are looking for a nice American city to visit with great shopping, restaurants and attractions, then consider Buffalo, New York . This is especially convenient should you have any trips to very nearby Toronto or Niagara Falls planned. Retail destinations include malls like the Walden Galleria, Boulevard Mall, Eastern Hills Ma ...

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World’s largest cruise ship Allure of the Seas to offer Oasis-class cruises in Europe

MIAMI: For nearly five years, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, sister ships that share the title of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships, have captured vacationers’ imagination and taken more than two million guests to unforgettable Caribbean destinations. Royal Caribbean International recently announced that, for the first time since the ship was delivered in Turku, Finland, in lat ...

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Las Vegas offers top line entertainers, celebrity chefs, eight Cirque du Soleil shows, 60 golf courses and much more

Las Vegas continues to be a top destination recognized around the world. Las Vegas has evolved tremendously in recent years, and continues to capture the world’s imagination as the one destination where nearly anything is possible. Beyond the 24-hour-a-day casino excitement are some of the best restaurants, the most unique entertainment options, world-class shopping and fantastic golf – not to mention the g ...

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Cuba as a first-time treat

Enjoy the value and retro intrigue of this tropical gem Canadians, particularly Quebecers, have been enjoying Cuba’s charms for decades. The Caribbean’s biggest island, long known for its fabulous beaches, distinctive music and friendly faces, has been a popular destination for everyone but Americans since Cuba began to re-open its doors to tourism during the 1970s and 1980s. The country’s hotels and resort ...

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World’s largest cruise ship Allure of the Seas to offer Oasis-class cruises in Europe

Rhapsody of the Seas and Splendour of the Seas to Join Allure of the Seas to offer Europe Vacations MIAMI: For nearly five years, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, sister ships that share the title of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships, have captured vacationers’ imagination and taken more than two million guests to unforgettable Caribbean destinations. Royal Caribbean Internationa ...

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Travel Mike Cohen

A long awaited visit to Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame For some reason or another while visiting Toronto I never visited the Hockey Hall of Fame. On my most recent trip I finally rectified that grave error. Montreal fans will enjoy experiencing a replica of the Canadiens dressing room at the old Forum, complete with sweaters of such greats as Ken Dryden and Guy Lafleur. There are small and large TV monitors ...

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