Brimstone Head 8th Wonder of the World?

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You can cast a vote for one of the four corners of the flat earth

FOGO ISLAND —  Adventure Central Newfoundland, the destination marketing organization for the Central region, has entered Brimstone Head, Fogo Island into VirtualTourist.com’s quest to crown the “8th Wonder of the World.” Public voting is now open at VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel research website and community that is part of TripAdvisor Media Group.

Inukshuks at the top of Brimstone Head

“We’re encouraging everyone to vote for Brimstone Head which is a unique rock formation located on shores of Fogo Island, and considered one of the four corners of the world according to the Flat Earth Society,” explains Peggy Hamilton, chair of Adventure Central Newfoundland. “We nominated Brimstone Head to not only draw attention to that great site, but to showcase the Central region of Newfoundland and Labrador as a world class tourism destination.”

With numerous Tourism Boards, Chambers of Commerce and Visitor Bureaus sending in a nomination, the public is asked to vote for their favorite out of the more than 200 submissions. Voters can visit www.virtualtourist.com to vote for Brimstone Head and have until Sept. 30 to do so. The wonder with the most votes will be crowned the winner. The winner will be featured in a national broadcast TV segment on a popular syndicated program as well as receive a massive media relations campaign push from VirtualTourist.

“It’s wonderful to have a nomination from every corner of the world so we are thrilled to receive Brimstone Head as a nomination from Adventure Central Newfoundland,” said Giampiero Ambrosi, general manager of VirtualTourist.com. “As one of the best travel guide resources on the web, members and visitors to our site have been to almost every country in the world. We are eager to see which landmark they will choose to be crowned the 8th Wonder of the World.”

To vote for Brimstone Head for 8th Wonder of the World, just visit www.virtualtourist.com.

For more information, visit www.virtualtourist.com.

Organizations: Flat Earth Society, Tourism Boards, VirtualTourist.com

Geographic location: Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

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