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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tours to Israel offer of CP Air Evidence of the increasing popularity of Israel as a sun destination as well as its reli- gious and historic significance is seen in CP Air's latest tour program. One tour offers "Israel and Greece in 15 lazy days." It fea- tures 10 days in Israel with a stay at a resort hotel at Net- anya on the Mediterranean, 22 miles from Tel Aviv. There arc day long excur- sions to Tiberius and Nazareth, a half day trip lo Jaffa and time for entertainment and sightseeing in Tel Aviv. This is followed by a short flight to Athens for five days with op- tional one-day lours lo Delphi and Sounion. Another package, The Golden Age of Greece, includes an op- tional extension to Israel. Newest offering is a Suntours "Take Wings lo Israel" tour which slarls April 1 and will run until the spring of 1073. It highlights Ihc vacation side of Israel and includes visits lo Cy- prus and Greece. 'Israel Ihe Canadian Way" is another new travel package which goes into effect April 1 by Pleasure Tours. It is tailor- ed primarily for the Jewish market. CP Air sales offices across Canada are continuing their pro- gram of developing Holy Land tours with local group and or- ganizations. Many are tours which have proven successful in past years and are being re- peated by energetic organizers, especially those in church work. Details on alt tours and fares can be obtained from any tra- vel agent or CP Air office. 'New World BaW marks cruise end There's still lime to enjoy a portion of the "Around tho World Cruise" aboard the ss "France" when she begins Ihe last leg of her voyage, leaving from Cannes on April 2, en- route to New York. The luxuri- ant French cuisine and glitter- ing ambiance will continue to pervade the "France" during the remaining eight days of her trio. The "France" will leave be- hind the sunny sands of fho Cole d'Azur and will arrive at its next port stop Madeira, Spain on April 5. Passengers will toast this last port-of-call with the world-famous wines produced in the Madeira vine- yards. The highlight of (he Cannes' New York crossing will be tlu last of the nine soirees costU' races, the "New World in honor of America's colorfu and exciting heritage. The tra velers can deck themselves ou as Alaskan trappers. Puritans fearless explorers, the last o the Mohicans, or sidekicks o Wild Bill Cody. The ss "France" will arrive in New York on April !0. Slu will then embark on a transat lantie crossing beginning o: April 11, going to Soulhamptoi and LeHavre. In-flight duty free sales c" offered 011 CP Air trips rridoy. March 10, 1973 THE IEIHBMHCE HERALD 17 New route IVicfii pioneered 1 iw BOAC :nit tour trade MON-mEAI. -BOAC wiir B'V begin (he world's first services LONDON (CP) The Irish (rans-lndian Ocean j Republic's tomist trade, which air route linking Europe, Africa..... and the Far Hast effective April 1. The new flights will be via the Seychelles Islands where Queen Elizabeth next month officially opens (he new national airport. Two weekly VCIO services i its British offices indefinitely to- will fly London Knlchbc-Nai-1 night. J. J. l.ittlcwood, CIK gcn- robi Seychelles Colombo j cral manager in Britain, said Hong Kong-Tokyo. Also f r o m j (he decision was taken because depends largely on ISritnin and until recently ranked as its sec- ond-biggest industry, is taking a heating in flic of the latest wave of Anglo-Irish troubles. The country's state-run Irans- inter-! porfntion system. Coras lom- pair Eireann will close of difficult economic conditions, the April, ttie present weekly VCIO jet service from London lo (he particularly affected by Seychelles be extended to'. present political situation. Mauritius giving this island its I He am! 11) other British stafl weekly service. have been laid I.ittlewnix! With the new Far East rout- j said it is plain the corporation ing BOAC will provide a choice feels "we are not poing to of four routes between Europe any business in Britain this year come liell or high, water." Liltlewood saitl an indication of the drop in the republic's re- cent tourist trade is that 150 hotels were up for sale three and the Orient; the new Indian Ocean route, the traditional route through Ihe Middle East and India, the Polar route via Anchorage and the trans-Siber- ian express route through Mos- cow. The Seychelles is an 89-island archipelago situated off tho coast of East Africa and until the development of an interna- tional airport WES only avail- able to travellers by ship. Unique program for guests EASTER LILIES POPULAR Springiime is o basket of Bermuda Easier Filies. These trumpet-liko plants, for many years Ihe mainstay of Bermuda's economy, are enjoying a revival of popularity. Some are grown for export, some for harvesting by local per- fume-makers, some merely for the enjoymenf of passers-by. World's only roller-skating penguin stars Rollie, a four-pound, year old HumboWt penguin run _SmalMIopc Bay the i from South America, steals the stage every day from fcllow animal performers in Sea World's Seal and Penguin Show. The 18-inch-tall penguin roller- Tlie Small Hope BHV I-otlge on Andros Island, Bahamas, is offering guests a series of mi- i usual "Special Interest j 1 According to Rosalie and Dick j i Bircli. native Canadians who i The bargain basement moves. up to feet this month: when CP Air commences in- flight duty free sales on all its Second Hilton for London Just started building in Lon- don is its second London Hilton, with 611 rooms, to open early in 1973. It wilt rise miles west of the present Hilton Ho- tel on Park Lane and will bo known as the Kensington Hil- ton. Orient flights to and from Can-1 atia. Duty free articles selling on the aircraft at much less than c o nventional markets wi 11 in- clude imported cognac at S5.00, Canadian rye, choice of selected Scotch at and cig- arettes at per carton. The lady passenger wiil not be forgotten as imported per- fume from Kochus, Cnrven, Nina Pacci and Dior viH sell at a greatly reduced tariff. The purchase can be made on any CP Air jet flying be- tween Vancouver, Tokyo and Hong Kong. 'factories9 in Bermuda WATCH! SEASON" Springtime in a bottle HAMILTON, Bermuda Add five parts alcohol to one part "essential mix in one- quarter part extract of civet and add a touch of "esence of passion flower." Stir well and leave lo age. A recipe for a Bermuda Pas- sion Punch? merelv a ingredients i many variety of of pai simplified formula for perfume. On this tiny island, four per- fume and lotion manufacturers up to a sizeable per- centage of the "factories" in Bermuda blend such as these into a springtime fragrances. Opening a bottle of their exotic products releases memories of brisk walks (1 own flower fringed Bermuda lanes. Everywhere on this island chain there are flowers which delight the eye and spring- lime is Hie time to see them at their best. The traffic "round- abouts" are islands of multi- coloured annuals; the roads are Fringed with ornamental ole- ,nder. hibiscus and Surinam cherries; exotic tropical and sub tropical plants flourish side by side at the Botanical Gardens; gateways and fences are dressed In Bougainvillea lows his chemist brother's Tor- and copper leaf known in Ber- muda as "match me If-you- the dunes overlooking the famed South Shore Beaches are dressed in sea lavender, Spanish bayonet, Bermudiana and bay grapes; morning glor- ies and nasturtiums are so abun- dant that Bermudians consider them weeds. The famed Bermuda Easter Lily remains Bermuda's best- known springtime scent but prefer the exotic scent passion flowers or the tangy smell of limes. What, (hen, could be more natural than try- ing to capture these fragrances in perfume? Allan and Sheila Frick blend a variety of floral scents in their Bailey's Bay home to pro- duce three exotic sounding per- fumes Lilique, Coralique and Frangilique (the latter derived from the frangipani In the rear of a small North Shore Road snack bar-handi- craft shop called sur- rounded by bottles of chemicals and old jars containing 75-year- old French perfumes, plumber- entrepreneur Edgar Wilson fol- mulae for producing heady na- tive scents appropriately call- ed Natif perfumes. The celebrated "Per fume Factory" owned by Mrs. Made- line Scott and located near the Bailey's Bay Post Office, offers guided tours free of charge for anyone wishing to explore their gardens or see perfume-making in progress. Six basic Bermuda scents are produced at Ihe Per- fume Factory under the label Easter lily, sweet pea, oleander, jasmine, passion flow- er and cedarwood. The latter is a shaving lotion made from shavings of the unique Bermuda may tour the Per- cedar. Visitors fume Factory gardens and ob- serve the flowers being gather- ed by hand and again, spring- time is the ideal time of year, j _____ Just when the sailing and fish- i ing seasons are getting under Worlfl way here and students arc I "l streaming down for College Weeks festivities, the Perfume Factory gardens are bursting with Easter liiies, oleander, sweet peas and jasmine. pengu skates his way into the hearts of millions of visitors each year at San Diego's 80-acre ocean- arium. A park favorite, Rollie has appeared on national television programs, competed in profes- sional sports, and has perform- ed in goodwill tours throughout the country. Rollie wasn't always a hrity, however. Four years ago I he was just another Sea World j penguin working in the chor- 1 us line and making routine high dives. "Discovered" by a Sea World staffer, he was fitted with custom made skates, trained, and promoted to star billing. Sea World trainers taught him the correct beha- vior patterns of skating by re- warding him with herrings. It took him only six weeks and buckets of herrings to learn (o skate well enough to perform before an audience. Rollie's skates ore similar to n child's shoe skates. Small elastic bands hold the skates on, while Rol- lie's tender web feet are pro- tected from (he metal skates by a rubberized cushion. Rollie, having conquered the Intricacies of roller skating, is taking up a new skating. He recently demon- strated Ins ice-skating prowess by joining the San Diego Gulls Professional Hockey Team dur- ing an exhibition game. Hollie was such a hit with (tie fans lie was voted ''most popular play- main point of the program is to get guests interested and in- volved for n couple of hours per day in good discussion and new activity something beyond everyday life Kach week up until June 2s :ias a framework of objectives, some more detailed than others. Programs include personal awareness and potential, with Anna Palo-Heimo of the Clare- mont Experiment, Toronto; in- troduction to flying and aero- batic lessons from FAA instruc- tors; geology of the reef, uith Dr. Conrad Gebelem; marine biology for the layman, with Dr. Tim Turnbuli; underwater pho- tography with David Dounilet; and the art of colour and de- sign, with Lutz and Gisela Haufschild. ago, compared with W late last year. C1IC and independent Irish [our operators such as the Ryan Group of Dublin have reporter! a spalc of recent cancellations foUowing Ihe burning of trie British embassy in Dublin and cither ami-British acts after the ,lan. .'Hi shootings by the Britisb Army in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The Eiyan Group, which rims a hold and car-hire business span mm.! thi1 republic, expects a 2.vper-cent drou in British trade thi.s season. The is thf1 bigfjt'M iiompany operating tours from England to Ireland. Director K, J. Power Fair! that before tin; London- derry .shootings and iheir after- riKilh, bookings had been ahead of then "l.ookings stopper) dramatically and cancellations came in." A British package-tour com- pany smti that it has only 20 per cent of last year's bookings. British Hail has decided to oper- ate only one of its two vessels normally running between Holy- hcad and Dun port serving Dublin. Tiic slate-run Irish airline, Aero Lingus, also reported many cancellations from groups and conventions. A spokesman for the Irish tourist hoard in London said there is no real evidence of a deliberate: boycott hy British drop in bookings had been evident for some months. In 1971. tourism earnings tn the republic amounted to more than million, of which 40 ;'er cent came from Britain. WISHING WELL SALE .TH6 MAJOR APPUANCf OF YOUR CHOICE berAiu AT SMITH'S KELV1NATOR OF CANADA LIMITED DORIS DAY iflQW fours offered French visitors A new travel frontier is be- ing forged with cove red-wagon lours offered in the Lot region of southwestern France that centers on the medieval pil- grimage town of Rocamadour. The gypsy style horse-drawn wagons that Van Gogh once painted, have hunks ith foam-nibber mattresses, gas stove, and refrigerator. Mild- mannered horse and fodder are furnished. Tho cost is per week per person with booking through Tonrfrance. Departures every Sunday from May 23 through November si art at Gite de Mons j near the village of Assier. Cas- ties dot surrounding unspoiled countryside, and gourmet lure ranges from front to truffles. Questions Oil golf Eight nations will compete for the Silver Broom at the World Curling Championships in Garmisch Partcnkirchen, to i lie held from March 21 to 25. j Besides the Canadian team who j were world champions in J971, j and the Swiss team (European 1 curling champions) the team from Scotland, homo of 1 are among the favorities. LAST CHANCE! LAS VEGAS TOUR March 20-26 Contact: STEVE KOTCH Phone 327-3536 KELVINATOR RANGES- Make meal planning a joy regardless of whether it's a deluxe cooking centre or a mod GST budget model. KELVINATOR OF CANADA LIMITED SMITH'S iii Europe ATTENTION CHARTER PASSENGERS! TONIGHT GOOD LOOKING CFCN TELEVISION The A.M.A, World Travet Service Is the agent for Jheio tour companies in Europe: GLOBAL COOKS TRAFALGAR FRAMES AMERICAN EXPRESS FOURWAYS HORIZON SOUTHDOWN We are also Iho agents for BRITISH and EUROPEAN RAIL For or v gement, tall all your "after arrival in Europe" arran r-isit the couiteous, efficforU iraff at Ihe A.M.A. World Travel Service 903 3rd Ave. S. UTHBRIDGE CALL INQUIRIES WELCOME! THce open Monday thru Salurday 9 a.m. To 5 p.r Free parking ol rear of building Do you know which golf course was a king's favorite you can pet a certi- ficate for playing golf at mid- night where golfers can get spa Ireatmcnt for rheumatic complaints or wlwre the golf coirrsc is in the grounds of a castle, or around n polo ground or below sea level? The answers to these ques- tions are just a few of the fas- cinating variely of facts to be found in Britisb European Air- way's new "Golf in the Sim" guidebook which gives details of golfing facilities (green fees, amenities, course conditions, currency, etc.) in 23 countries. The countries included are Asistria. Belgium, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Pin- land, France, Germany, Greece. Iceland (a new entry with five Ireland, Is- rael, ftaly, Malb, Morocco, Netherlands Norway, Portu- gal, Spain, .Sweden, Switzer- land, Turkey ami Ine British Isles. The 122 page handbook is available free of charge on re- quest to BKA. Golf in Ihe Sun, 100 University Avenue (Suite Toronto. LAS VEGAS FUNFEST LEAVES SUNDAY, MARCH 26th RETURNS THURSDAY, MARCH 30th 4 FANTASTIC NIGHTS 5 SUN-FILLED DAYS Include! DOUBLE OCCUPANCY at the FABULOUS THUNDER8IRD HOTEL Group rales for parlies of Ten or more! Return air fare, ground trantportation and luggage handling, plus the power of the pan allows you to sign for all at the Thunderblrd. (No sign the -flrrt service and gourmet mcatt in flight. 4 KERR TRAVEL LTD, 8lh STREET and 6th AVENUE S.W., CAIOARV 2, ALBEKTA. TELEPHONE 403 262-3911 <24 HOURS) ;