DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION
UNITED STATES TRAVEL AND TOURISM PROMOTION ADVISORY BOARD
||International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
|| Notice of Open Meeting
||October 26, 2004
||10:00 AM - 1: 00 PM
||Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Salon 6, Grand Floridian Convention Center
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-1000
||The United States Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board
("Board") will hold a Board meeting on October 26,
2004 at the Grand Floridian Convention Center
(adjacent to Disney’s
Grand Floridian Resort and Spa).
The Board will discuss the updated design and pending development
and implementation plans of an international marketing and advertising
campaign, which seeks to encourage individuals from the United Kingdom
to travel to the United States for the express purpose of engaging
in tourism. The meeting will be open to the public. Time will be
permitted for public comment. To sign up for public comment, please
contact Julie Heizer by 5:00 p.m. EDT Wednesday, October 20, 2004.
She may be contacted at U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution
Avenue, NW, Room 7025, Washington, DC 20230; via fax at (202) 482-2887;
or, via e-mail at email@example.com.
Written comments concerning Board affairs are welcome any time
before or after the meeting. Written comments should be directed
to Julie Heizer. Minutes will be available within 90 days of this
The Board is mandated by Public Law 108-7, Section 210. As directed
by Public Law 108-7, Section 210, the Secretary of Commerce shall
design, develop and implement an international advertising and promotional
campaign, which seeks to encourage individuals to travel to the
United States. The Board shall recommend to the Secretary of Commerce
the appropriate coordinated activities for funding. This campaign
shall be a multi-media effort that seeks to leverage the Federal
dollars with contributions of cash and in-kind products unique to
the travel and tourism industry. The Board was chartered in August
of 2003 and will expire on August 8, 2005.
For further information, phone Julie Heizer, Office of Travel and
Tourism Industries (OTTI), International Trade Administration, U.S.
Department of Commerce at (202) 482-0140. This meeting is physically
accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language
interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OTTI.