Thursday, April 9, 2009

Adventure Canada Announces Its New Innovative Approach

Mississauga, ON — Hobnob with artists, musicians, photographers and writers while taking in the landscape and culture of Northern Quebec, Labrador, Newfoundland & Nova Scotia on this 11-day floating workshop.Award-winning tour company Adventure Canada is delighted to bring passengers this new innovative concept in expedition cruising. In partnership with the Walrus Magazine, special guests including author Alistair McLeod, CBC Host Shelagh Rogers and publisher of the Walrus Magazine, Shelley Ambrose, will host passengers onboard the 118-passenger Clipper Adventurer. The Atlantic Arts Float will have a multi-disciplinary focus, with the goal of creating new art, music and mixed media among its participants. Traveling through breathtaking landscapes and enriched by a world-class resource team, passengers will draw inspiration from the riches of Atlantic Canada. Guided expeditionary stops and Zodiac cruises along Labrador’s coast will allow time for wildlife viewing, spectacular tundra hikes, sketching, painting and photography. On this journey passengers will visit the region of Nunatsiavut, home of the Labrador Inuit, where they will visit both natural and cultural sites of importance. Further south travellers will examine the merchant and Maritime Archaic histories enroute through the Strait of Belle Isle. After stopping in Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and spending a few days along Newfoundland’s remote south shore, passengers will make their way down the east coast of Nova Scotia. The voyage ends in Halifax, where travellers will have the opportunity to exhibit their works in a mixed-media show that the whole world is invited to. For more informaion 888-888-2682 or .

Monday, April 6, 2009

Freddie Awards

This year's winners will be announced at the Freddie Awards ceremony on April 23, 2009 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport in conjunction with the FTMA 2009 Spring Conference.