IGUAZÚ FALLS CHOSEN AS FINALIST IN NEW 7 WONDERS COMPETITION

IGUAZÚ FALLS CHOSEN AS FINALIST IN NEW 7 WONDERS COMPETITION

PRESS RELEASE

IGUAZÚ FALLS CHOSEN AS FINALIST IN
NEW 7 WONDERS COMPETITION ANNOUNCED AT PRESS CONFERENCE AT IGUAZÚ GRAND RESORT

New York, February 12, 2010 – Iguazú Grand Resort, Spa & Casino, the only full-service resort on the Argentine side of Iguazú Falls, was chosen by the New 7 Wonders as the location for the Swiss organization’s press conference following a short visit to the “Land of the Falls.” Iguazú Falls is the only Argentine destination to be one of the 28 finalists in the New 7 Wonders contest, in which 224 countries and 430 candidates participated.

One of the directors of the foundation that organizes the contest, Jean Paul de la Fuente, spoke at the Iguazú Grand press conference and thanked the local people of Misiones.  He urged everyone to place their vote for Iguazú Falls at www.votecataratas.com.

The Vote Cataratas campaign (www.votecataratas.com) includes the promotion of Argentine and Brazilian figures, such as former soccer player Gabriel Batistuta and the Lalo Mir, as well as the promotion of the Falls as an international tourist site and natural phenomenon. Winning the prize of being one of the New 7 Wonders will be advantageous to the region in boosting the flow of tourists to Iguazú in particular and Argentina as a whole.

Iguazú Grand Resort, Spa & Casino shows its active support of this campaign in every showcase its representatives attend, in its advertisements and on its own web site.

Vote now at www.votecataratas.com.

ABOUT IGUAZU GRAND RESORT, SPA & CASINO:

A member of the The Leading Hotels of the World, Iguazú Grand is the only hotel on either side of the Brazil-Argentine border to offer a casino, gourmet dining and live theatrical entertainment.  The 107-room hotel is considered the most luxurious hotel at Iguazú Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the most spectacular waterfalls on earth. For more information about Iguazú Grand, please visit www.iguazugrand.com.

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