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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2B THE lETMBRtDCF HERAin frldcy, October 13, 1971 INew tax may bring rale hike British hoteliers worried ifTl f'l.'mntci', 1 for a large chunk ot their! The British Hotels and Res Brit I tourism, worried increases. The tax. pail'. taurants Association says nhoiit inmTOtviil ck-d'iiw in the i of lirilairTs Common' Krmvtli rate of M a r k c I entry (arc Iresh proNoms wilh re- that liriti'sli holds may raise prices by up tn K per rent next sprins Hoteliers Maine the new viil- iiMdded tax, due lo April brochure on uinlrr lours A new Issued contains details o[ SmiflisM tours to popular holiday rie.-. filiations. Suntolirs Limited. willi head offices in Vancouver, are exper- ienced holiday planners (or Ca- nadian vacationers and the company is backed by the Uoyal Bank of Canada. travel agents will have these brochures available pro spective hotidayers can get all the information from them. creased prices are "an absolute inevitability" in view of rising eplacc the already- food costs and staff wages, dimmed payroll tax and a vati- I One commentator says the ety oE sales, taxes. Hotel owners 1 proposed increases could not claim it may add 10 per cent to 1 come at a worse time for the their cosl.i. though some reports British tourist industry, which suggest the figure may be as! has recently been trying to low as 2'z per cent. counter reports of hotel over- Grand Metropolitan Hotels, a crowding and ever-rising big group with 21 hotels in ton- j don alone, plaas increases of up lo 13 per cent with a separate box on the account forms show- ing H> per cent for the value- added, tax. Meanwhile, guests in some holel chains wiU get less for their money. Plans are afoot to reduce room service and cul out what some hoteliers term "un- necessary extras." One published report quotes a spokesman for one hotel group as saying: "Why should extra charges mean additional facili- have to keep up with the inflation spiral like every- body else." Another record season? ry an apartment holiday in Spain the Sierra Nevada range to historic Granada tor an over- night, slay anil an optional visit lo the world-famous Alhambra. Then it's on to Fuengirola and settling in al the La Perla Apartments lor 18 or 39 days, depending on whether the visit- or is on the three or aiic week holiday. Here are prices for the com- plete three-week tour package for the period November 14 to February 21) on a per person basis two lo an apartment. (Prices increase slightly there- From Montreal Toronto-Ottawa Winnipeg to stay in n regular hotel room y38: Calgary-Edmonton and dine out ull the time. j Vancouver S502, Victoria Because il is an inclusive City London, Out lour, ttiey gel the advantage of a Imv air [are and modest ac- commodation' expenses. Guests stay in La apartments right on Now the senior citiv.ens can take a leaf from the book of today's youth and do their own thing. In Ihis case it's a CP All- whiter holiday on Spain's fam- ous Costa del Sol. living in a modern, self-contained apart- ment with a balcony right on the Mediterranean chore for eittier three or six weeks. II has been arranged by I'io- nirr Tours, a Canadian firm which specializes in travel pac- kages geared lo senior citizens or others who seek a restful, iimny vacation without having the budget strained by having EAST AFRICA from Choose 'rom 14 Safari holi- days amidst Africa's unique wildlifo reserve! ond tropical beaches. Year-round weekly Jet departures. For free color brochure contact: NIIES1AR TOURS 106A-709 Ounsmuir, Van. B.C. Rot. 224-0087 Travel editor of Esquire wins SAX FRANCISCO Richard Joseph, travel editor of Es- quire Magazine, is winner of this year's S1000 first prize in the Passenger NEW PLANE INTERIORS Diogram of new CP Air interiors lo be installed in Douglas aircraft yeoi are shown here. The "wide body" look will include overhead Etowocjs bins, sculptured ceilings, improved acoustics ond indirect lighting. Conver- sion of thfi fleet of ten aircraft will cost over three million dollars. (CP Air Photo) OTTAWA (CP) Despite- economic upsets in Europe and North America, the tourist in- du.stry grew by leaps last year and shows signs of another big j increase this year, says the Or- j ganization for Economic Co-Op- eralien and Development i The 23-member Paris-based organization, representing t lie i j-, look lOl (J Air III industrial nations of the West- ern world, reports an over-all gain of 17 per cent in interna- tional tourist receipts last year. The gain in the European coun- tries alone was 21 per cent Conference travel competition. writers' Plane cabins up-dated Perla Ihe beach at Fuengirola. Kach ciparl.merM has a living and din- ing Eit'CH. bedroom, sea-view j balcony and fully-equipped kit- chen with all cooking and din- ing utensils. Linen and daily maid service and all water, gas and electricity charges are in- cluded. Nearby are a supermarket, pharmacy, cafes, restaurants and shops of every kind to cater to the visitor, A Pioneer Tours representative personally in- i s pec ted La Perla recently to SIM: liegina-Saskatoon Cost of the sis-week tour var- ies according lo departure date. Stamp issue lo Mark Expo '74 But Canada a member of the A new look in cabin Interiors Kent. Washington and the ac-; convert to a table for the con OECD, reported an increase of will be introduced to aircraft by jiual installation will be carried venienee of passengers ir 4U" n the the Netherlands, Portugal. Findland and Yugo- j slavia all reported increases of 30 per cent or more. No figures Join CN's Maple Leaf Escorted Package Tour Etel Winter M Toronto Nov. 6 17 Reserve your place now aboard CN'fi exciting Annual Escortnd Royal Winter Fair Tour. were available for the Republic of Ireland, and Japan was the only country to report a slump craft tn 2fi per cent from the Osaka Expo-boom figures ol 1970. Early indications for the first Air in It will become j out by United AirLincs at their j economy section. first airline outside the main overhaul facility at San Ten aircraft will up-date decor 1 Francisco, Seat conversion. r uj v.AUi...a with new holstery and carpeting wit, modern colors, materials and handled at Ihe CP Air opera- furnishings. Tlie custom inter- iors will be installed during the year on all Douglas DC-8 jets operated by trie airline only seven per cent, just one CP percentage point ahead of the the 'countries making the smallest i United States to up-date decor 1 Francisco, Seat conversion, up- j gains, the U.S., Belgium and I in existing equipment with new holstery and carpeting will be Luxembourg. Greece, Over three million dollars will be spenl in rcfurbislunn the air- new "wide body" tions base at Vancouver. The aircraft interiors will lie completely renovated with new- overhead stowage bins replac- ing the present racks, sculp- tured ceilings with improved SPOKANE A special Issue of postage stamps is beinfl planned to commemorate the Spokane World Exposition. Albert F. Seeber, Spokans philatelist and Expo '74 phi- latelic chairman, Is co-ordinal- ensure its suitability for Cana- ing efforts with postal {jjans i ties to have the stamps design- The tour can be for either issue May t, 1974, in three or six weeks. There are] Spokane. 12 departures via CP Air from Seeher. who says lie has been Montreal every second Tuesday j collecting .stamps for "45 or SO from November 12 to April 17. years." said 125 million stamps Kn route, there are two days: will be released in "every post in Matlrid with a sightseeing! office throughout the United section e two weeks each at the United base for the refurbishing and the first conversion will commence in February with fleet complc- L f tion slated for Member. f ree The "new look" in cabin in-1 a fresh seafood or stcakf i dinner, complete with some of mil supplement the i excfillcnl wincs> corn (or f and spaciousness nf the look. Kits will be supplied by acoustics, indirect lighting and i flight stability Heath Tecua Corporation o! lold down centre scats which I jets. nrger aircraft with the proven of Ihe standard The fourth day is spent driv ing by motor coach tiirongtl the magnificent scenery of Cen- tra! and Southern Spain, across Slates and its territories" th9 day after the Exposition on the Environment opens. The first day of issue the stamps will be available only in Spokane, he said, following usual com- memorative stamp practices. Manv Canadians visii Paci fie TOUR INCLUDES: Return transportation aboard CN's Super Continental with Sleeping Car Accornmoda'iDn and dining car meals, accommodation at Toronto's King Edward Hotel wit it some and daily eniry to the Fdir. PLUS: Sightseeing of rorontc and surrounding countryside, admission to an NHL Game, a tour and dinner at Niagara Fails and a seal at the Royal Horse Show, and much mora INCLUSIVE TOUR FARE Frem Edmcnton S3S5 00 From Calgary 5398 00 From Kamloops Departs Edmonton Calgary November 7th, Kamloops November 6th. Based on Lower Bertti Accommodation. Alternative 3LC.omrpcda1iQrvs avsHsblft en request. rey.prvrfiiinn'S ard furtnef i'l'orrristion. contact your Travel Agent, or any ON Passenger Sales Office. Arzcomrnodauon is limitivi reserve early. Edmonton 429-8511 Calgary 262-3626 Kamloops 372-7131 CM MOUNTAIN REGION North America to Europe, espe- _ cially in air charter flights, Greece, France, Italy, Spain and the U.K. also reported sub- stanti ally higher numbers of tourist arrivals tins year. The OECD committee on tour- ism recommended that ail coun- tries improve their national i tourist promotion activity up-T j grade training for employees in i the industry, and encourage the development of national parks tourist area The Pacific Is one of the fast- combine to lure more tourists of and nature reserves as part of J for warm weather. Today, fast- fhcir programs to enhance the er aircraft, better hotel accom- environment. i I into the Pacific It's a huge area and I here's Infinite variety for the tourist. ranging from straight charter or group inclusive tours lo one specific destimitifjn to visits to several countries. Kor example CP Air has special tours to Ka- waii: many tour operators offer and cheaper fares j visits tn Fiji. New Zealand and est growing tourist areas b the world and Canadians' are help- ing it grow. Ten years ago, It was mostly western Canadians who looked- to Hawaii and Fiji Ted Edelstein in new posts CALGARY Stepping up its involvement to civic activities in Calgary, CP Air has appoint- j ed G. E. "Ted" Edelstein to the newly created post of cora- I munity relations manager. lore byways GOOD LOOK! road system, linking arrow-straight motorways with meandering country lanes, offers tourists fast, and entrance an ideal means of exploring the1 places of interest. country. The two-week tours, which two holidav tours avail-: venture the length and breadth the cost of the tour are airport transfers, hotel accommodation with private bath and hrcrik- fees to able from BOAC this fall and winter enable Canadians to roam Britain's highways and byways to their hearts1 content. Self-drive cars are available of the country, include most meals, hotel accommodaiton and entrance fees. Two tours are available, the Coochmau at ex Montreal, S53D ex To- GREYHOUND ANNOUNCES OF TRAVEL FREEDOM FOR 49.50 (that's less dayl) for ono or two week holidays, ronto, and t h e at or vacationers can choose one.! ex Montreal, S558 ex To- or bus tours, centred ronlo. Each lour visits points of interest such as Kdinburgh, Stj-atford-on-Avon and Cliestcr. but itineraries are slightly dif- ferent. All National Bus touj'.s are Takp. a good IccV at Canada south-of-the border USA. Enioy 6O dayt rf choose-your routr., Seave-anytime Exp'ora from 1o ife tlie national parH of coun- trw. It your own way for f.O dayi for only bargain! plan your own ftirorary Grflyhoyrrd plos routes o! particlrwlin? connecting carriers. Go Aroenpass! no Greyhound! jpl GO GREYHOUND fozvQ driving to in irovot rhorler "ir.'r-'iee ond patVoge 'nfnr the Groynound Bui depot, 411 .127-1551. your Greyhound ogsnt Of fovorifa travel ogflnt. rounrl London or exploring the length of Hie country. The self-drive car holidays i are being sold under the Krit- annia Holidays trademark. The i one-week package which! gives a car with unlimited j I mileage, one night's hotel ac-1 commodation with private hath j t and breakfast in and i country guctotliOLise accom- mrxlation for six nights costs i from S275 ex S313 I Toronto. TransatlEintic air fare i Ls also included. The two-week car hire lour j has two options available: one i i night's in a i hotel private bath i arjd breakfa-st, a car frco j milenge for two work? and elation for 12 m rights' flrrnrnmodalloTi in 3 London holol. inrlurliny hath anrl breakfast, H car ['ii onf xveek at .seven cen's ,1 milo j and courrtry guesthouse modation for seven One-week Britannia Holidays feave Fridays ami Saturdays I f r r> m November S through March 31 :it a rosf df 5-275 ox Mrmtreol, ex Thr two-weok version leave-1; on Thursid-rivs rttirins' fhc s-mu- PX MontTf-fsl. PA Toronfo. Fw vsrfilKirirrs prrlcr U sorneonr do tho dri1. the National Ti.ts I'rirn- rVis thrf-e tie in ROAC's daily to I Thf nnfHiveck I.onrionrr I'Hir fl s f ho me i m crwf n Australia or a coiuViination other destinations, Percival Tours with offices in New York offers 22 days visiting Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti or 24 days touring Tahiti, Ameri- can Samoa, Western Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and Aus- tralia or 35 circling the Pa- cific. across to Japan stoppings at Hong Kong and Singapore j down to Australia and New I Zealand. These are deluxe j tours, ranging upward from jj I 000, but to meet the growing de- I maud by the ordinary tourist, Percival' has added a new type of tour this year. For S1.5B3 you can spend 21 days in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti. Weals are not included. Retter still, the Orient dis- covery tour gives you is days in Jripan, Taiwan, Philippines and Iloiif? Kong for Some j meals are Included, such as lunch In Tokyo. Of course you can see the Pa- cific vitliouL an organized tour; check first on the Pacific Kim fares which allow travel to i number of countrifcs in the Pa- cific during a specific period. 1 SCR a travel agent and organize your accommodation If that's a major roncern or take off with- out any reservations and fake what comes. The people art? friendly anil sometimes Ret rlrtser to them If you're nnl on tour. A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL Presenting the 8th ANNUAL FARMERS and RANCHERS TOUR lo AUSTRALIA and Ihe SOUTH PACIFIC Now ii the time lo book your alMneluslve (our to bciiutiful Soulh Pacific. 26 dny lour include! FIJI. NEW ZEALAND crnd AUSTflAUA. Departure dales ns follows: DECEMBER 18th, 1972 JANUARY 15lh, 22d, 29th, 1973 FEBRUARY Stti, 12th, 19th, 26th, 1973 MARCH Slh, 1973 TOUR f ARE: pur parlor from For further information find contact A.MA WORLD TRAVEL 608 5th AVENUE SOUTH AU INQUIRIES WEICOME Phone: 328-1181 and 328-7921 i an with Ivvn and hnlf Hays of P.S- .sightseeing and the ro of the 'fine free for in- f r'ividiiri! Jjicliifled in Three Feefhers Only TJiroo Feathers blends a light four year old with a smooth mellow eight year old. Join the light brigade. PARK TILFORD Your ossuronco of quality ;