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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 30, 1974, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG FREE JULY 30, 1974 Prairies Expecting Best Tourist Year By KERRY BOURDEAU The Canadian Press The easing energy shortage and ever-increasing costs are expected to be important tors this summer in the travel habits of both Canadians and While gasoline supplies are expected to be especially in Western higher prices should fect travel a Canada Survey by The dian Press Provincial spokesmen say they expect an increased number of United States tors but guess they will use other modes of transportation than Long-distance travel also is expected to with most visitors finding a or camping site and staying The picture by ONTARIO Resort operators expect a substantial increase in the number of vacationers though accommodation rates will be increased 10 to 18 per cent. Some operators rates will increase more than anticipated because of A provincial government spokesman said holiday spots in central Ontario are fully booked for July and August and inquiries to government tourist offices near the United States border have increased 10 to 20 per cent. ASSOCIATED BALTIMORE The timore Canned Goods Ex- change was formed in 1883. It is believed to have been the first association of its Its purpose was to protect timore canners and to raise the standards of the OPEN 9 TO t MIND AT HICK PH. 942422S 14 In SCANDINAVIAN TEAK FURNITURE The spokesman said this is a sure sign U.S. travellers arc feeling the pinch of the energy problem and are ing for areas with good The lure of plentiful plies of fuel in Ontario was to have been emphasized in tourism advertising in the U.S. but the idea was dropped when it was suggested it might cause political But despite high the government spokesman more tourists are using public transportation to get to holiday Night ming end fishing are the major drawing cards for the Ontario tourist QUEBEC Tourism is big business in second only to the pulp and paper said Claude provincial tourism It generated about lion in direct receipts in 1973 and promoted economic worth he About 80 per cent of visitors to Quebec travel by car and Hobert deputy ister does not ex- higher gasoline prices to change this one can know what the situation will be for but in the past weeks show we should not suffer from ergy Mr. feels tourists are attracted to Quebec be- cause of its different culture and the variety of natural V Montreal is the big About five million people visited the city in per cent of them 42 per cent from the U.S. and six per cent from They spent an ed Quebec now Is In the process of making a effort to attract U.S. tourists in the next two years during its bicentennial PRAIRIES The Prairie provinces ex- one of the best tourist years on All are ing emphasis on abundant gasoline supplies and lower prices than They expect a large In- crease in U.S. visitors and of- predict that some travellers who usually PHOTO FINISHING AT ITS BEST it pr tost PHOTO 224 Bonus films given with films Mack and white or or more out of 12, or 14 or out of 20 film you bonus No coupons Just pay for what you head east for their holidays will turn west this year be- cause of lower gasoline Alberta spokesmen say will attract many travellers who will head to the fair by Expo 74 in way of the Bob a spokesman for the Saskatchewan of laid his department has more inquiries about chewan and all of Western Canada so far this spring than we usually receive in an entire He said more tourists are turning to the northern re- gions residents are buying camps in the north be- offers attractive in- vestment More than three million tourists spent about lion in Manitoba more are expected this said Will director of the provincial tourism Like the other Prairie Manitoba emphasizes its northern region and hopes to attract an increased number of. U.S. and Eastern Canadian BRITISH COLUMBIA British Columbia expects about 10 million tourists this a increase over 1973. Tourism has be- come the No. 1 industry in Vancouver and region and is third behind for- estry and will have more tourists from other parts of Canada visiting They will not wish to change gasoline shortages in the nid Hugh general manager of the Greater Vancouver anil Convention Camping and outdoor ation are big incentives for vacationers who decide to visit the coastal Ancient Wreck In Peril Cyprus What may be the world's dest shipwreck is in danger of being destroyed because of the fighting on an can archaeologist said Chip 29, of said the wreck is in In the Kyrenia now being used as a Turkish command He said a constant level of temperature and humidity must be maintained to keep the ship from rapidly but since the Turkish invasion nine days ago the electricity has been turned off. the world's oldest a member of the Kyrenia ship very I'm worried about He said had been spent during seven years to haul the ship from the bottom of the sea a mile off the Cyprus coast to the Tourist organizations have started a new advertising campaign designed to attract visitors from THE MARITIMES Although expecting the usual influx of U.S. and the Atlantic region has relied on fellow timers for a large proportion of its tourist All four provinces boast scenic wilderness Earlier this the New Brunswick an- an advertising expected to increase tourism by five per cent over 1973. New Prince ward Island and Nova Scotia advertise heavily in the dering U.S. states but they also have been using national television to mote About 88 per cent of the tourists who travel to EYES SOVIET METHOD CALCUTTA Health officials In India hope to use blood from corpses for transfusions to patients int' from State Health Minister Panja said He told a news conference the blood transfusion system had been successful in the Soviet Union arid the government's health department was i n g it application here to make up for the severe blood shortage from living automobile come from Nova On- tario and other eastern inces while 20 to 25 per cent originate in the U.S. Camping visitors In foundland increased 19.9 per cent in 1973. TERRITORIES For those looking for thing different and willing to pay more for gasoline and other the Yukon and Northwest Territories offer a variety of outdoor From mountain climbing to travelling by train or foot over the gold-rush the territories have enjoyed a re- cent increase In the number of boating and the call of true frontier country are ning to lure vacationers from southern regions and the U.S. Tourism added more than million to the Yukon omy in 1973 with tors compared with a resident population of only The largest number of visitors came from California 13.4 per cent. On the other 79 per cent of the visitors to the Northwest Territories were CROWNED BEAUTY QUEEN A firefly is a not Ind. A 24-year-old modeling in- has been crowned Miss Black Von chen of San a UCLA won the fifth annual Miss Black America beauty contest this ADULT FUN ami aim CAMES SMOH t GOOrTS BAZAAR 247 NOTRE DAME BUV DIRECT SAVE ILLUSTRATED SI AD 109.00 GRANITE MARBLE FMI YOUNG'S MEMORIALS 4341 MAIN ST. 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