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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE irrllDRIDGE IICRAID niday, December 18, 1970 18 lows offered by Scandinavia MONTREAL A now loi folder, offering 18 differei tours of Scandinavia during II summer season of h; been published by lieso, a wel known Scandinavian tour erator. Operative from early until late September, the fold cr lists over departure from the Scandinavian capita cities with durations rangin from two to 21 days. New Year's P Eve parly ushers iii Homecoming The largest New Year's Evi Party ever held in the prov ince'will herald the beginninj of Homecoming year in Sas katchewan. It's the provincial Homecom ing '71 New Year's Party to be held December 31 in the Sas katchewan Centre of the Arts in Regina. The fun begins at p.m with a half-hour stage show featuring Saskatchewan's besl known entertainers: Jim Rob erts, Bette Graham, Pat Steele Anita G a s s, the Carol Bel: dancers and an orchestra anc chorus under the direction oi Vern Bell and Bob Moyer. Following this will be the fi- nals of the Saskatchewan Homecoming Queen contest when one of eleven lovely Sas- katchewan girls will be crown- ed Homecoming Queen for 1971. Competing for the honor will be girls from each of Hie Homecoming zones in the prov- ince. Two dance bands will pro- vide music during the evening, Gene Dloughy in Hanbridge Hall and the Bob Moyer Or- chestra in the Jubilee Theatre. There will also be a smorgas- bord served in Jubilee Theatre. Tickets for the gala affair are available at ?5.00 per couple from the Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts Box Office, 200 Lakeshore Drive, Re- gina, or from your Homecom- ing Zone chairman. Smorgasbord tickets, per person, will be available at the door. Finnish saunas prove popular DUBLIN True Finnish saunas are becoming very popular in Ireland with vis- itors, business executives and show business personalities, and are being installed in tour- ist centres throughout the country. More than 20 of the leading hotels have already opened saunas, ten in Dublin alone, with the price of admis- sion ranging from ?1.25 to The tours are priced from a low of S69 (US) up to 5866 so that tiny prospective tourist can find a tour suitable for him, his tim- ing and his pocketbook. "T li e s e tours are all-inclu- says Hans J. Dedckain area manager for Canada of Scandinavian Airlines, which means that hotel accommoda- t i o n s, transportation inside Scandinavia whether by bus, train or ship meals, lians fers, sightseeing tours, tile ser- vices of multilingual and expe- rienced tour conductors are in- cluded in the price. The trans-1 Atlantic airfare is extra. 'It will be relatively easy continues Dedekam, "for each tourist to figure out his own itinerary and sec what he can afford and what not. In the folder, each tour is clearly priced and, by adding the trans-A 11 a n t i c airfare, he knows exactly how much the entire trip will cost him. The only thing he needs is some additional money for his dry. cleaning and laundry and erages. Everything else, even tips, is included in the price." The tour folder is named "Colorful Scandinavia" and it is now available at all SAS sales offices in Canada and also at your nearest agency. New jet airport at Si. Lucia to March 1 open CASTRIES Opening ol S jucia's big new jumbo jeL air wrt at Beane Field at tl outliern end of this easlei Caribbean island is now schec lied for next March 1. Or jinally it was to have opene iis month. Beane Field was original 'eveloped by the U.S. army a an air base during the last nd has been little used sine icn. Tourists today land a igie Airport close by thi apital of Castries. Vigie is t emain in use even after th ew Beane jet base is open argely to accomihodate smal inter-island aircraft and a air shuttle service that will op rate between the two St. Luci irports. Record figures o Statistics of this year's alien dance of the Oberammerga! Passion Play show ar rivals in the famous wod carvers' village from May t( September and over nights, an increase of 17 pei cent and 2 per cent, respec lively, over 1960. Two hundred eight thousand foreign visitors spent nights in Oberam mergau. HOLIDAYS TO THE CARIBBEAN TH.RIi DEPARTURES: LEAVING CALGARY FRANCONIA January 20lh, 1971 QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 February 10th, 1971 CARMANIA February 24th, 1971 FROM S1057 INCIUDES: Return economy fair by Air Canada fa Miami or Nev York TV.-O nights hotel ociomodation in I art Loude-dals or MEW Yorlr Transfers, airport lo ho'sls. nolel> lo jhm-sido to airport Porlerage in end out of hotels, airports and docks. All port taxes where applicable. S Csrlbueun voyage aboard Cunard liner All meab during voyage Seryicej of tour escorti CONTACT A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL FOR YOUR FREE COPY OF ILLUSTRATED AND DETAILED BROCHURE A INTERLUDE AMONG IHt "ISLANDS OF THE SUN" Rqok Now with 903 3rd AVENUE SOUTH, IETHBRIDGE Telephone 328-7921 or 328-1771 FREE PARKING AT REAR OF BUILDING Relaxing Hawaiian holiday is found on outer TOTEM IN THE ISLANDS A miniature totem pole stands behind a stone monu- ment to Capt. George Vancouver at the Maui Lu resort on Maui island in Hawaii. The resort is owned by J. Gordon Gibson, a former lumber executive and member of the British Columbia legislators from 1953 to 1 liy MATtGAHET NESS HONOLULU (CP) It's often easier to decide where tu go than where to stay in Hawaii. The islands that make up Hawaii offer just about every style of accommodation. Everyone has heard of Hono- lulu. Tills is to Hawaii what Miami is to Florida or Aca- pulco to Mexico. It's botli a large city and a resort, where stores sell mu- umuus, men's floral shirts and souvenirs every day of tile week. High-rise hotels jos- tle small tourist apartments. Waikiki Beach is open to everyone, even in front of lux- ury hotels. if you like happenings, Hon- olulu is yours. There are is- land bus tours, a Pearl Har- bor cruise, Sea Life Park, are other diversions. But if you want Hawaiian relaxation, take off for the other islands. You should in- clude a couple anyway. When buying your ticket, ask about the cheap flying surcharge. ESTATE NOW KESORT Maui Island is a perfect re- treat but it also offers a dor- mant volcano and an old whaling village. Off the beaten track at Kihei, with its own ocean beach, is delightful Maui Lu resort, situated on 30 acres of palm trees and flow- ering bushes. Owner of the resort is Van- couver millionaire J. Gordon Gibson. He acquired the prop- erty some 15 years ago as a family holiday home. But he invited so many friends that overflowed the pool and house. To lake care ot his guests, Gordon build a second pool, Olympic-sized, in the shape of Maui Island and with Maui place names on the sides. Today paying guests have fun saying: "I'll meet you at Ka- hului airport or Lahaina or liana" and then swimming to the name. Gordon also ordered board feet of lumber from British Columbia to build a guest house. Somehow, feet arrived. Undaunted, he built 10 houses. Eventually an- other expansion raised the units to 100 and Maui Lu be- came a commercial resort in 1967. A dining house, called the Lor.ghcuse, was added, with a huge polar by Gor- tlie Polar Bar. If at Maui Lu you see a bare-chested man standing six feet inches and hosing the palm trees and bushes, speak to him. He'll be Gibson, the lumber cxccutive-lurned-pol- itician IK was in the B.C. legislature from 1953 to 1964 and a councillor of the North- west Territories from 1907 to and now in working retirement. For your next island, fly to Hilo aii-port on Big Island and arrange to drive and walk, around the chain of craters. All but one are dormant or extinct. You can stay at a small hotel on the rim of a crater. Tours pile in for the buffet lunch but you can have yours at the golf club in quiet- ness and explore after tours leave. This way you will have seen three quite different Hawaiian islands and experienced quite different accommodations. Special cruises in waters beat winter cliill Tennis, anyone? In the cold- boarding the Oriana there for est months of the year, Jan- uary and February, P and 0 Lines is offering special cruises through tropical waters and deck tennis is just one of the shipboard attractions. The P and 0 bean Carousel and Caribbean Carnival are on the Oriana and both include air-sea travel either to or from Barbados. This alternative gives Cana- dians the choice of travelling on the liner from Vancouver to the Caribbean via the Panama Janal and on to Barbados, with a return flight from there, or reversing the cruise by flying from Canada to Barbados and the cruise to Vancouver. Either way, such ports 33 San Francisco, Los Angeles, Puerto Vallarta, Balboa and Cristobal are on the itinerary. And if you don't like deck ten- nis, Oriana offers five decks full of sunning, swimming, dancing or relaxing. The Carousel cruise leaves Vancouver January 7 and ar- rives in Barbados January 21. Or you can start a Caribbean cruise there on January 21 re- turning to Vancouver on Feb- ruary 3. Similarly, there are two departure perls Vancou- ver or Barbados and two dates for the Carnival cruise. Germanrail Airline style; new colors loo Believing that small a d d to comfort and con venience. Germanrail will in traduce hostesses on all Trans Europe-Express trains. T h first TEE to feature this add! tional service is the "Blaue Enzian" which operates be tween Hamburg Munich an< Austria. This feminine touch i hoped to further improve the convenience of train passen gers. as the hostesses will be a familiar with the passing land scape panorama as they will be with the official timetable. Anc passengers looking for their re served seats as well as thosi having problems with their lug gage will find her assistants useful. JMOt only the interior ot cars concerns Germanrail, but thi outside as well. The darker ;reens and blues presently on the majority of Germanrai passenger cars will soon be- long to the past. The GFR de- iign centre in Munich suggest- ed more vivid colors; the new ight metal-grey cars will soon carry bands of bright red, orange and blue. New color schemes to appropriately ac- cent the modern appearance of "jermanrail service and facili- Sovc it sttught fled xj cold right one of the rcfrigcratoc-with "Look at the great shape the new Corollas are in." We've changed our famous line of Toyota Corollas They're bigger inside, a little longer and wider outside and a lot prettier all over In fact we've changed everything except the high level of quality that's a part of every Toyota we build The Corollas are available in three models A sleek low slung Coupe, a two door sedan for the economy minded, and a roomy wagon for sport minded families. The engine is the rug- ged, well tried 73 horsepower overhead-valve four coupled to a four speed all synchromesh transmission or an optional1 automatic (coupe and 2 door only) We've also added front disc brakes for even safer, more controlled stops and of course, all the safety and luxury equip ment at no extra cosl Fully reclining bucket seats, rear window defoggerf collapsible steer- ing column, duty hearer, upper level "Fresh-flow" ventilation with fan boost, just to mention a few Add Toyota's world-wide iepu- tation for craftsmanship, a service organization second to none and owning a Corolla makes a lot of beautiful sense. -The Toyota Corolla Coupe, two door sedan and wagon. See them at your Toyota dealer (there are over 1000 [n North Put yourself in great shape for lust (2 door IETHBRIDGE TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Box 1202 Count Highway Tnleplwno'327-3165, 327-3711. TABER KENWAY TOYOTA Box 1088 Telephann 223-3434 CARDSTON WOLFF SON TOYOTA Box 760 Telephpno 653-3252. ;