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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Summer cruises from Quebec City Friday, Jun. 16, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD _ 23 German Atlantic Une, which Is represented by Holland Am- erica Line Agencies, Inc., lias announced that Its t.s. Ham- burg will sail on two 13-day cruises this summer from Que- bec City which will feature a call at New York City as well as stops at Gaspe, Nova Scotia and Bermuda. The cruises, which have Idea Ucal Itineraries, will sail 01 Aug. 8 and Aug. 22. The Wgh- light of each cruise will be the stay of a day and a half in New York City which mil pro- vide passengers with ample time for shopping and attend- ing (he theatre. Another fea- ,ure will be the call In Bermuda which will give passengers al- most two full there to shop .nd tour the Island. In addition, there will be a full day's stay in Halifax as well as in Sydney on Cape Breton Island. The complete itinerary o these cruises will include Gaspe, Gaspe Peninsula; Char- lotte Town, Prince Edward Is land; Sydney, Cape Breton Is- land; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Hamilton, Bermuda; and New York City. The vessel returns to Quebec City on Aug. 21 and Sept. 4 respectively. Rates for the two cruises start at and range upward to Danish capital welcomes youths Copenhagen's efforts to pre- pare and provide for the great youth influx last summer paid off handsomely according to Scandinavian Airlines. In addi- tion, a report issued by the Consulative Youth Committee of t h e municipality of Copen- hagen, states that 1972 prom- ises a continuation of the trend' The Danish capital housed young people, including from Canada and from the United States, in its four sleep-in centres, establish- ed to ensure sufficient over- night accommodations at any one time. Especially useful was "Use an information sheet pub lished in Danish, English, Ger- man and French and distribut- ed widely and by SAS in America. "Use It" welcomed .he youthful visitors to Copen- iagen, told them of the facili- .ies available to them and in- tormed them rather firmly ot the ground rules, especially those concerning narcotics. According to the City's Police Director, P. M. Christensen, all these measures "contributed considerably summer of more peacefully seen from the point of view of the police than in the previous years and much better than was to be feared in view of the expect cd great invasion of young tourists." Egypt seeks to attract more tourists New look for Alexandria to making the 1971 pass much Car-go-rail is extended SPOKANE WORLD EXPOSITION Expo '74 will be built on 100 acres of riverbank, Islands and the cascading Spokane River with its spectacular falls adjacent to Ihe down- town business district. Site work now beginning will develop extensive areas of grass, shrubs and trees and shaded walkways which will link pavilion, plaza and amusement areas with quiet pools, riverside paths and rest areas Canada first foreign nation to enter Expo '74 By GRANVILLE WATTS ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reu- ter) This famous old seaside city, founded by Alexander the Great years ago, is getting a face-lift, part of a drive to draw more tourists to Egypt. Trees are being planted along Its streets, swampy ground is being cleaned up and a new tourist town has been built In the suburb of Agamy. The tourist business Is one of Egypt's biggest foreign cur- rency earners, and the govern- ment is acting la boost it. Alexandria, a magnet for vis- itors through the centuries, re- mains cne of its major assets. The city has particular appea' for European visitors, repre- senting both a Mediterranean resort and an ancient Middle Eastern city with narrow ba zar streets. It comes into its in June when thousands of people fron Cairo and other parts of Egyp head for the sea breezes here. About one million people mostly Egyptians hut also man Europeans, flooded into Alexan dria from June to Septembe last year. To house the visitors, new vi las have been built at Agam and new residential blocks an gardens are part of the f ace-lif plan. A Roman theatre has been re- ored so that plays can be aged there on summer eve- nings. Officials ara considering Canadians visiting India 'igures reveal More Canadians than ever jefore have visiled India this M. L. Gaind, regional direc- or of the Government ot India Tourist Office in New York, said that Canadians visited India !n 1971' in the firsl quarter of 1972, there were more than Canadian visit ors to India, an all-time record and an increase of 4 per cen over the 1971 figure for thi period. The increase is expecl ed to reach 10 per cent for 1972 There is a market increas in special interest group trave to India from Canada, by teacl ers, steam locomotive enthu siasts, photographers, artists students of yoga. Travel willu India is inexpensive by Nort American standards, with goo hotels available for night. uilding two first-class hotels verlooklng the sea. Tiie port city was founded by 10 Greek conqueror Alexander he Great in 332 BC to boost with Africa and Asia. It once capital of Egypt, re- lacing the old Pharaonie capl- als of modern airo now Thebes, ow the archeological show- ilece of Luxor in upper Egypt Alexandria has a varied and abulous history. It was here hat Julius Caesar dallied with >leopatra in 47 BC. During the Roman period, mperor Caracalla staged a nassacre ot young Egyptians vho he felt bad mocked him ivith their satires. Alexandria has long attracted archeologists. Every summer, scientists in frogmen's suits dive in search of a long-sub- merged wonder of the ancient marble Pharos light- house. The lighthouse is said to have towered some 600 feet in the air before it vanished into the wa- ters in an earthquake or land- slide in the late 14th century. The experts search the sea- bed for relies of the lighthouse and the nearby temple of Isis, goddcs of magic and knowl- edge. Canadian National has an- nounced details of an ex- perimental extension of its car- go-rail plan that will allow pas- Copenhagen hotel open next April MONTREAL Western In- ternational Hotels Corp. and Scandinavian Airlines recent- ly signed an agreement calling for ownership in Scandinavia's largest and newest hotel now under construction at Copen- hagen, Denmark. The announcement was made Jointly in Chicago by Edwarc E. Carlson, president and chie: executive officer UAL Inc. L. P. Himmelman, chairmar and chief executive officer o Western International and B John Heistein, vicc-presiden and general manager of SAf in North America. The 550 room hotel "Scan Western Internation al's first European property, i scheduled to open in April 1973 located near the centre of on of the most beautiful cities o Europe, the million has been financed by a Danis consortium including SAS, Iw large engineering companie, and Danish hotel owners. engers to take their automo- ile with them and have it ransported on the same train n which they travel. Initially, the new plan, to be known as "Auto With vill operate only on a through asis between Toronto and Ed- monton. The plan will be intro- uced June 23 when the rail- way's summer schedule goes info effect. Advantages of the new plan nclude delivery of the automo- bile to the railway on the day of departure and immediate'deliv- ery of the vehicle on arrival at destination. The automobiles will be shipped in specially equipped enclosed auto-trans- Dorters. Travellers using the jlan will be required to make advance reservations. SPOKANE The govern- ment of Canada is the first for- eign government to announce that it intends to participate in Expo '74, Spokane's World Ex- position. The announcement was made in Spokane by David B. Laugh- ton, Canadian Consul General from Seattle; R. A. Lindsay, Expo '74 board chairman, and several'' Expo officers. Laughton said that Canada Intends to develop a major ex- hibit related to Expo '74's en- vironmental theme. "We are absolutely thrilled by this Lind- say said. "Participation by our neighboring country to the north was considered a must as far as the Exposition is con- cerned and it is particularly Floating hotel available for visitors to London German railway offers Olympic excursions On the occasion of the Sum- mer Olympics in Munich (Aug. 20 to Sept. 10) the German Fed- eral .Railroad offers a special program of excursions. There are reduced-rale tours to 35 destinations in Southern Bavar- ia and combined tours by train and funicular which show visit- ors the beauty of the Bavarian Alpine landscape. A floating hotel is available to London visitors this sum- mer from Hay Line Cruisers. Hental charges start at per week, rising to 5250 in high season. This includes lock tolls on the inland water- ways accessible directly from the Regent's Canal. The six-berth fibre-glass cruisers are fitted with show- ers, hot and cold water, re- frigerators and central heat- ing. They are fully equipped. Life jackets ore included in the hiring fee, as is an hour's tuition: extras Include a port- able television at a week or a radio at If advance notice Is given, staff will stock the cruiser with food and drink before the start of the holiday. Details from Hay Line Cruises, 135, Rotherwithe St. London S.E. 16. Put your Castle on Wheels. Triple-! Bulgarian Choir for Cork fest of the highlights of this year's International Cho- ral and Folk Dance Festival, which takes place in Cork May 1 to 7 will be the appearance of :he Georgi Kirkov Choir from Bulgaria. The choir, which was formed in 1919, became laureate of the Second (1964) and Third (1969) Republican Festivals and won four first class awards at the International Choral Competi- tion (1970) in Gloriria, Italy. In- dividual members of the choir have also won many awards. Ii the repertory of the choir re includ works of Russian and European compo- sers, preclassic, classic and contemporary among them 40 nations to attend travel meet TORONTO Travel execu lives from more than 40 na tions will join forces in the Un ted States next fall for the 4t Annual Discover' America Wow and Travel Mart. The conference, designed t enable tour operators to ar range travel packages to th U.S., Is scheduled for Septem her 4-9 in San Diego, Cab'fo ma, and is under the joint spon sorship of the United State, Travel Service (USTS) and Di cover America Travel Organ zations, Inc. (DATO, the U. counterpart of offer a full range of attractively priced, better built travel trailers from fourteen to twenty feet, plus a superior eight foot truck camper. All trailers have Dura-Flex axles, all-steel bridge-braced frames, and two inch, fully insulated walls. Find out why so many people say, "Triple-E put Wheels on a man's Castle." Neonox Leisure Pnxlacls Lid., 1055 Weft Haillogt StiMt. Vancouver J, Brlltsh Columbia. Fiiclnry locations: Edmonton and Red Deer. Alberta Manitoba And Am prior, Hasler, Purs el, Verdi and Bizet. Mendelssohn, Scandinavian fishing brochure ior enthusiasts ting that Canada Is the first tion to announce." Expo official'! also have re- ived a copy oE a diplomatic ite sent by the Government Canada to the United States epartment of State in re- lonse to the Presidential in- tation to participate in Expo 4. In part, the note read: "The overnmcnt of Canada.has de- ded to participate in this Ex- osition and takes great plea- ure in accepting the invitation .entioned in the Presidential reclamation. Canadian auth- will be communicating irectly with the President of IB Exposition in Spokane." J.S.S.H. PARTICIPATES The Soviet Union will also be n exhibitor at Expo '74 accord- ng to word received here. The lussians have informed the United states State Department liat they are accepting the of- icial U.S. invitation to take iart In the World Exposition m the Environment and are ilanning a major exhibit. King F. Cole, Expo '74 presi- dent, said that he has invited ioviet exposition officials to come to Spoktae In August to jegin determining the location, size and content of their ex- ubit. The Soviet announcement >rings to four the number of countries which have an> nounced their intentions to par- icipate in Expo '74. Others are :he United States, Canada and Iran. The Spokane Exposition is the first major world exposition to be held on an exclusively en- vironmental theme. Its dates are May 1 through October 31, 1974. MODERN MOSCOW City life Is looking up behind the Iron Curtain. Modern highrises lining Kalinin Avenue almost overpower the onetime highpoint of the capital i "u a j__ _c lU_ f preference, skyline, the tower of Moscow University, a reminder of Ihe former for "wedding cake" Stalinist architecture.____________ Book helps travelling pet oivners Planning to take the family pet on a vacation trip this summer? If so, now's the time to order the favorite book of travelling dog owners, "Touring With Towser." The book, published by the Gaines Dog Research Centre, lists thousands of hotels and motels in the United States and Canada that accept guests with pets. Also included are helpful hints to make travelling more enjoyable for the family and the pet. A copy of "Touring With Towser" can be obtained by sending 50 cents in coin or cheque to Gaines TWT, Box 4019, Terminal Toron- to, Ontario. PONDEROSA AUTO TRAILER SALES LTD. 20th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2747 Family camping leaders gather for conference CHICAGO L coders from throughout the United Slates, Mexico and Canada in the Rec- reation Vehicle and Family Camping Industry gathered here recently to participate in the Second Annual American Camping Congress. Robert B. McCurry, vice- president, sales, Chrysler Cor- poration, announced that Chry- sler is continuing to lend ifs support to every worthwhile ef- fort in this field Research in Camping, Camping Equip- ment, the ecological and en- vironmental implications of camping and land use and con- servation For the angling enthusiast Scandinavian Airlines has pre- pared a twenty page booklet on "Fishing in Scandinavia" which is available upon request at all SAS sales offices and travel agencies. The pages are crammed full of information helpful for fish- ing in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Some of the categor- ies covered Include: when to fish, where to fish, what type of fish and the best baits to use, useful addresses, useful ang- ling words with translations Into the three Scandinavian lan- guages and many more items of interest to the visiting fish- ing enthusiast. Some of the popular Scandin- avian fish listed, with all the helpful hints OB catching them are: salmon, trout, char perch, cod, pike and grayling POPULATION FIGURES The population of Haiti is estl mated at 4.9 million. AROUND THE WORLD 'LUXURY AIR CRUSSE' from Calgary 20fli January, 1973 31 DAY TOUR 4 Continents and 9 Countries Visiting Venezuela, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, India, Thailand and Kong Kong SPECIAl FEATURES Your own private DC B Jet Daylight. Flights................ 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