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Date: May 23, 2005
From: TInews Announcement <announce@tinet.ita.doc.gov>
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Subject: Travel & Tourism Promotional Advisory Meeting – June 10, 2005

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An information service from Office of Travel & Tourism Industries http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/ U.S. International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

May 23, 2005

Travel & Tourism Promotional Advisory Meeting – June 10, 2005

Contact

Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

E-mail:

tinet_tinet_promotion@ita.doc.gov

Web:

http://tinet.ita.doc.gov

Phone:

(202) 482-0140, Fax: (202) 482-2887

Below are details from the upcoming Federal Register Notice for this meeting that will be held June 10, 2005. The Notice is related to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Travel and Tourism Promotional Advisory Board meeting scheduled for June 10, 2005 in Washington, DC. For details related to this meeting, please continue to read this announcement.

DATE: June 10, 2005

TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

PLACE: Hotel George, 15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

SUMMARY: The United States Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board (TTPAB) will hold a Board meeting on June 10, 2005 at the Hotel George, 15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

The Board will discuss the results of the international advertising and promotion campaign launched in the United Kingdom in 2004/2005, which sought to encourage individuals 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 (maximum three minute presentation), please contact Julie Heizer at least 24 hours before the start of the meeting.

Julie Heizer may be contacted at U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 1003, Washington, DC 20230; via fax at (202) 482-2887; or, via e-mail at tinet_tinet_promotion@ita.doc.gov.

Written comments concerning Board affairs are welcome anytime before or after the meeting. Written comments should be directed to Julie Heizer. Minutes will be available within 60 days of this meeting.

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.

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to OTTI.

To learn more about the Advisory Board, please see the OTTI web site at:

https://travel.trade.gov/about/us_promo_campaign/index.html

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Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration,

U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1003

Washington, DC 20230. (202) 482-0140, fax: (202) 482-2887

e-mail: otti@trade.gov

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