Share << Previous PostNext Post >> TORONTO — Travel agents can Learn, Earn, and WIN as part of Sunwing’s partner-of-the-month promotion with Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts throughout the month of November.Featuring the largest STAR points offering yet, and available until Nov. 30, agents can learn all about the resort chain’s properties through a series of webinars and training opportunities. Properties include Royalton Luxury Resorts, Hideaway at Royalton, CHIC All Exclusive Resort by Royalton, Memories Resorts & Spa, Starfish Resorts and Grand Lido.Agents can also earn 10x STAR Agent Reward Points that convert into cash on each new booking they confirm, with departure dates available between now and April 30, 2018, at any of Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts’ properties.Moreover, each time an agent makes a booking, they’ll gain a ballot for a chance to win an all-inclusive vacation for two at any one of the chain’s leading resorts. The more bookings an agent makes, the more chances they have to win.More news: GLP Worldwide introduces first-ever Wellness programsA seven-day vacation package will be given away each week during the promotional run.One of the newest properties included in the promotion is the sophisticated yet family-friendly Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa, set to open on Jan. 6, 2018. There’s also the new Starfish Jolly Beach Resort & Spa, an all-inclusive property with five different accommodation options, watersports and 40 acres of lush tropical gardens. Travellers looking to secure this property will have to book fast, as the sale price only lasts for 24 hours, until midnight tonight (Nov. 2).Full details of current STAR points promotions, associated hotels, and all departure dates, visit sunwingagents.ca. For more information on vacation packages, visit sunwing.ca. Tags: Sunwing Travelweek Group Thursday, November 2, 2017 Posted by Earn 10x STAR points on Blue Diamond bookings with Sunwing this month read more
September 15, 2008 A long-standing mystery has finally been solved. Alum from the late 1970’s and early 1980’s will remember this beautiful painting. It was on display on the back wall of the original Arcosanti café in the Crafts III building for many years. A long-standing mystery has finally been solved. Alum from the late 1970’s and early 1980’s will remember this beautiful painting. It was on display on the back wall of the original Arcosanti café in the Crafts III building for many years. The painting was done by artist and alumna Paula Wittner, commissioned in 1977 by alum Russ Adams. It disappeared in the mid 1980’s. Apparently it was stored in Phoenix and the storage company had gone out of business. It reappeared in Prescott, at Drake Station Trading Company. Their owners, trying to trace the origin of the painting, got in touch with Paula Wittner just recently. This prompted Russ Adams and Paula to visit the new owners and they are now in negotiation to buy the painting back. See all the exciting details in an article by reporter Bruce Colbert, Lost painting turns up in Prescott Prescott Daily Courier – Prescott, AZ, USA “When Mary (Hoadley from Arcosanti) called me and said my painting was found, I was just totally floored,” Rus Adams, the painting’s original owner, … [Photo: Cosanti Foundation & text: sa] read more
Categories: News State Rep. Rick Outman and state Sen. Judy Emmons today announced that a plan to renovate a historic section of downtown Alma has received an extension to use nearly $1.5 million in state grant money.The Wright Opera Block Project received a $1 million Michigan Community Revitalization Program grant in June 2014, and the city of Alma was awarded $419,958 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the renovation. The block was decimated by fire in 2010, and the grant will restore the three-story building to its former glory.“This is an important project for the future of downtown Alma, and getting this six-month extension on the grant is vital to its success,” said Rep. Outman, R-Six Lakes. “The 42 full-time jobs that will be created by the project are important to the families of this community.”Sen. Emmons said the project is expected to generate a significant investment in downtown Alma.“Two of the upstairs floors will house 47 Alma College students, and the first floor will be dedicated to retail tenants,” said Sen. Emmons, R-Sheridan. “This is expected to generate a total capital investment of $6.7 million in the downtown area.”To accommodate the increased traffic, the city of Alma will upgrade the surrounding infrastructure by landscaping three downtown parking lots and upgrading to LED lighting.##### 26Feb Outman, Emmons announce grant extension for Alma project Project expected to create 42 jobs in downtown area read more
Swedish cable operator Com Hem has struck an agreement with local retailer Phone House to make its products and services available from Phone House stores. Com Hem will sell its full range of broadband, telephony and TV services via Phone House retail outlets, including the forthcoming TiVo service.