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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Seeing the world in seven weeks! An opportunity lo sec the world in seven weeks w h i 1 o sailing the seven seas is being offered to summer vacationers lliis year by the P and 0 line. Sailing from Vancouver, Juno ]9, Hie superliner Oriana, after calls at San Francisco, Los Angeles and Acapulco, will tran- sit the Panama Canal, then visit Nassau, Port Everglades, Bermuda, and Cherbourg. At Southampton the group will disembark for a nine day look around England, including London, the Midlands, Strat. ford-on-Avon and StonehcnRc. During this leisurely excursion extra baggage will be transfer red lo the Arcadia for Hie con' tinuation of the cation. The second half of the voyage will take in Lisbon, Teneriffo (largest of the Canary South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, fioraoa and Hono- lulu before the relurn to Van- couver. Seven Seas fares include land transportation and lodging and a full-time P and 0 escort, as well as the sleamship ticket and start at about Reservations may be made at any P and 0 office through a travel agent. Newfie tourist business booms By JAMES H. HUSSEY ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) Newfoundland's tourist trade, which started to improve a few years after Confederation with Canada in 1019 is still increas- ing by millions of dollars an- nually. Tourist Director E. P. Henley says when compilation cf statis- tics on the industry for 1971 is completed ho expects at least a 10-per-cent increase in revenue over the 1970 record of mil- lion. Mr. Henley predicted the in- dustry in 1971 will have- been worth a minimum of million to lha province. In 1971 Canadian National Railways, iriUi the co-operciion of the federal department of transport, provided a 40-per' cent Increase in ferry capacity on Uie Cabot Strait service from Travel bureau boosts Canada to Americans OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment travel bureau has an- nounced it is expanding its campaign to make members of the United States travel trade aware of Canada's profit poten- tial as a holiday destination. A short film ouUiiung Can- ada's travel advantages pro- duced such an encouraging re- sponse when shown last year to groups of travel agents, lour operators, wholesalers, car- riers and travel writers in 12 major US. cities Ilial a pro- gram is planned for other U.S. centres this year. i North Sydney, N.S., lo Port aira Basques. Seven ferries operated by CN, six between Port aux Basques and North Sydney and one be- tween Argentia and North Syd- ney, carried passengers in July, the busiest month of Hie Newfoundland tourist season. This was a 25-per-cent in- crease over the corresponding monlii of 1970. Most of the pas- carried between North Sydney and Port aux Basques. MORE CARS HANDLED Kupert J. Tinglcy, area manager in Newfoundland, said the number of passenger-driven vehicles handled on the ferries al50 was up in During July 10.299 such vehi- cle: were brought (o the island compared with in July, 1970. A spokesman for the Hotel end Motel Association of New- foundland, said the increased number of ferry crossings be- tween North Sydney and Port aux Basques last summer re- sulted in increased business for the island's accommodation in- dustry. Bdlcr ferry service made it possible for more peo pie to visit Newfoundland dur ing the peak days of the tourist season. Newfoundlanders also took to the rocd in a big way last sum- mer. Mr. Tinglcy said Canadian National's roadcruiscr buses carried revenue passen- gers in July compared with during the ame month ol 1970. Travel between points on the island provided the bulk of the traffic. Less than l.COO of the July passengers were destined for off the island. USED TRAILER SALE KITCHENS, WASHCARS, DINERS, OFFICES, BUNKHOUSES, WEltSITES Conlotl Sain Dtpartmenl ATCO (WESTERN) LTD. 5115 CROWCHILD TRAIL CALGARY 242-1101 EAST KOOTENAYS ATTRACT SKIERS Blue skies and ideal snow condiiions run- ning ihrough to lale spring in the East Koolenays of British Columbia, attract ski buffs, from all over Canada and the U.S. B.C. Interior ski hills attract many enthusiasts J You're a ski enthusiast. A ski bum at heart. Ycu'd like to run away lo ski, and you have some lime otf in March or April, Ihe best siding months in British Columbia's fabulous skiing season. Where should you go? The answer, of course, is al- most anywhere. In the greatest skiing country in the world, with its almost endless succes- sion of mjunlfliji ranges, deer) valleys, rugged rolling hills and plentiful snaiv yon can hardly miss. British Columbia has something lo offer every skier, from gentle fun lulls with rope tows lo the towering peaks of Bugaboo and Pnrcell Moun- tains, where a helicopter whisks you lo williin bailing distance of foot peaks. But suppose, you wanted to iki as many bills you could during .your ski holiday. Late season skiing, when the sun is ivarm, Ihe skies are blue, the w is pure corn, and the lulls are uncrawded. Where should j'ou start? Iloiv about a lour of the Bri- tish Columbia Interior ski hills, starting in the southeast corner of the province? You could start at Fernie, where Snow Vslley has and foot T-bars, with a foot continuous rise. At Kimberley, to Uie west, is Korlh Star Mountain. 7.COO foot double chair-lilt, fool i vertical rise, plus a T-bar and I handle tow. Not far away, i the West Koolenays, is Ross JET-AWAY TO ADVENTURE STUDENT TOURS OF EUROPE 1972 BRITAIN FRANCE ITALY AUSTRIA SWITZERLAND GERMANY BELGIUM HOLLAND Cost DEPARTURE DATE: MONDAY, JULY 10 ALL INCLUSIVE Air transportation, accom- modation, meals, (ours, lour insurance. EUROPE IS IN! Kids with a zest for adventure will be making the scene in London, Paris, Rome and Amsterdam next summer. If you want to see the best Europe can offer in the limited time that you have, then this is the tour you are looking for. Designed by experts who know and understand young people, the tour will introduce you to the wonders of seven countries, their language, history, customs and peoples, but what is more, it will give you me unique opportunity to exchange ideas and make new friends with kids from all over the world. JET-AWAY TOURS LTD. ROOM 101, 8820 MACLEOD TRAIL SOUTH, CALGARY 13, ALBERTA, CANADA TELEPHONE (403) 252-6691 SPACE IS LIMITED ACT NOW! land, Uie home of 1968 Olym pic ski champ Nency Green Raine. She learned to ski o Red Mcunlain, which has tw chairlifls, the longest bein 6.200 feet with a foot ver tical rise. There is also a Poma end a handle low, and a inlermcdialc Tbar is being in stalled this year. Three othe ski resorts in that area are Nelsen, wicli Iwo T-bars; Salm; with one T-bar, and Fruitvak wilh a .T-bar. Back in the East Kootenays you're reedy to take off on your ski Irip across the prov ince. North on Highway 95 lo Fairmont Hot Springs, with ils foot T-bar, wilh an fool vertical rise. And Pano- rama Mountain near Winder mere, wilh its foot T-bar fool vertical rise. Or you could try the Bugaboos, you go into Ihe mountains by hchcopler. At several spok in Ibe East Kcotcnay, such as Fairmcnl Hoi Springs, there is [lie added lure of relaxaing, cdorless hot springs and mineral balhs, at- ler a hard day on Uie slopes. There's a small hill al Gold- on jou mighl like lo Iry. Or Hi'vclslcke wilh ils excellent facilities on Mount Mackenzie, j including a Poma. T-bar and two for bolh day nnd niglil I skiing. In Ihe- beautiful Okanagan Valley, lo the south, there are five major ski developments within M miles of each other, Ihrec of which arc noted for their lale season skiing. Silver Star Mountain, al Vcr- non, was the first major .ski re- sort in tlie and our- renlly Ibe largest. A rope (wo. lliroc T-bar.s, a Poma, Iwo double chairlifts, one of them feet wilh ,1 1.500 fool ver- lical rise, whisk skiers an hour lo Die top of the moun- tain. A few miles casl of Kelownn. Big While Monnlain features three T-bars, Ihe longest of which Is feet wilh a 1..150 fort vnrlical rise. Apex Alpine nt Pcnlicton has a Poma, vertical rise; .1 fool rh.iirlilt wilh 700 foot vortical rise, and n fool T-bar wilh 500 fool vertical rise. Mount Baldy, 26 miles oast o[ Osoycos. has two T-bars, feet, fool vertical rise and feet, 400 fcot vertical rise. In the same area Grand Forks' Phoenix Mountain has a foot T-bar with 000 foot vertical rise. From the south end of the OkETiagan you cculd go to Man- ning Park, between Hope ant Princeton, which features two chairlifls, fed, fee1 vertical rise and feet, 750 foot vertical riss as well as T-bar and two rope tows. Back to Princeton again, and north to Kamloops. On Ihe way try Lac le Jeune, a yee.r arounc resort south of Kamloops with a foot T-bar wilh a 900 foot vertical rise. Then through Kamloops to Tod Mountain, site of the longest double ehair lifl in North America. After a dis- astrous ffire in 1967, this hill w-as re-opened for the 1970-71 season with ils foot chair- lifts with a foot vertical rise, and two T-bars feet. 500 foot vertical rise, and feet, 300 foot vertical rise. This season a new foot double chairlift with a foot verti- cal rise is expected lo be com- pleted in time for spring ski- ing. North from Kamloops on the Yeilowhead Highway No. 5, between Ihe Hocldes and the Mountains; then west o Prince George. are t w o excellent ski develop- ments in Prince George, one al Tabor Maintain, 13 miles wesl of the downtown district Tabor has a foot T-bar, 800 foot vertical rise for day ad nighl skiing. The Punlen ski village 30 miles casl of Prince George on Highway No. 16. It masts a foot chsCrlift with 1.100 foot vertical rise and a foot T-bar with 300 foot vertical rise. On the way home you migh drop in lo Little Squaw Valley near Williams Lske. for a las ook at the slopes befcre ym lit the Lower Mainland. Its ,600 fool T-bar wilh BOO foot "crtical rise might provide the perfect, ending for your interior ki holid.iy Lale season skiing myone? It's Ibcre if you Friday, February 15, 1972 THE [E7H8SIDGE HERAlD ftulininns sec miiiper year NASSAU, Bahamas Ticcent "evaluation of (he Bahamian ollar places (he Bahama Is- inds in a strung competitive lourisni position, says Prime Minister Lyndcn 0. Pindling. "All things lakcn inlo consid- eration, '72 should be a bumper lourisl the Prime Minis- ICT said in a nnlimiwide radio broadcast marking the fifth an- niversary of his Progressive Li- beral Parly's taking office. i Move lo prevenl overcharging during games MUNICH During the 1972 Olympic Games an arbitration bureau is to prevent the over charging of guests from Ger- many and aboard. It will medi- ate in cases of dispute or mis- understanding between shop- keepers or caterers and their customers, and will work under the auspices of the Munich Chamber of Commerce and In- dustry. In most cases the arbitration bureau will probably be con- cerned with complaints arising from language difficulties en- countered by visitors from abroad. A patron, finding a price too high or the service inadequate, will be able to seek an impartial investigation of the facts and a verdict. Where there is evidence of fraudulent conduct, the case will go before the municipal authorities, who will withdraw the licence or trading permit if the complaint is lound substantiated. experiences on Oriental tour MOST CONGESTED Britain has the most cong- ested highways in the world, the international Road Federation reports. A tea ceremony in Kyoto, classical Thai dancing in Bang- kok, a sunset ciuisc aboard a Chinese junk in Hong K o n f. Harbor these are a few o[ the experiences a traveler can anticipate on Kuoni's escorted lours to Hie Orient for 1972, according to Japan Air Lines, which provides air transporta- tion for the tours. Kuoni's 16-day "Oriental Lure" lour and 24-day "Mystical Ori- ent' tour are described and colorfully illuslralwl in a now brochure available from your travel agent or Japan Air Lines. The "Oriental Lure' visits Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand. The inclusive price of includes round trip air fare, hotels, three meals per day with a la carte dinners (American breakfast only in Tokyo and Hong a vari- ety of local entertainment, sight-seeing, baggage handling, tips and taxes. "Myslicr.l Orient" visils all the countries on the 'Oriental Lure' tour, plus Malaysia and fabled Bali in Indonesia. It's priced at which includes all the features described above. Departures for both tours ara scheduled from Los Angeles connections are available from other Korlh American cities. Irish heavily spot is sile for Bach music festival KILLAJWEY This famous Irish beauty spot Is to have a festival of Bach music this Au- gust iKCause a U.S. professor fell in '.ove wild the area when he visited it last vear. The professor, George Manoa of Catholic University, Wash- ington thought the lakes and fells nf Killarney would be an ideal backdrop for a musical festival and a local committee has been set up to work with him in mounting it. Scheduled for August 2 and 3, the festival embrace or- gan recitals, chamber music, orchestral concerl, harpsicord recital, and sacred music. ecommended by The Manufacturers to Simple and Compound Thirst; g Dryness of The Whistle; 5 and Common Fancy for a Brew. at mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ANNOUNCING! for the First Time in The Proud Province of Alberta A NEW BREW of PREMIUM STRENGTH SKILLFULLY COMPOUNDED BY MASTER CRAFTSMEN TO MOST ANCIENT RECIPE AND _____________SECRET And the First Such Brew in More than Three Decades (being a period in excess of 30 years.) TO BEAR THE PROUD, HONOURED and UNIVERSALLY ESTEEMED NAME "LETHBRIDGE" This fine product of Alberta (now generally available for a slightly higher bat still modest sum in current coin of the realm) bean the name, title, and device Beware of counterfeit and feeble You are heartily enjoined to partake of its curiously refreshing flavour, appealing to Tradesman and Artisan, Country Folk and City Folk alike; Even to The Professional Man with an Acquired Taste for Better Things. DO NOT ACCEPT SUBSTITUTES. Ask for it bv name only! LETHBRIDGE MALT LIQUOR MOLSON BREWERY ALBERTA LTD. ;