AGENTS in New Jersey will opportunities to network with
suppliers and other industry players this winter, as the states
Outside Sales Support Network (OSSN) chapter hosts a variety of
open meetings. Frank Hryszkanich, chapter director and owner of
Travel, Ports & Voyages, in Old Bridge, invites all home-based
retailers to attend, even nonmembers of OSSN.
AMONG THE SEMINARS coming up are:
* Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m.: Vacation.com and
Trams/Client Ease Technology program.
* Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.: Disney World and Disney
* Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m.: Fiji Visitors Bureau with
Pacific Holidays, Air Pacific and Blue Lagoon Cruises.
The cost for each program is $6.50 per agent; $10 at the door.
Those who pre-register should send a check to Travel, Ports &
Voyages, 293 Austin Ave., Old Bridge, NJ 08857. E-mail the chapter
director at [email protected].
THROUGH THE PORT HOLE
Aruba Cruise Tourism will install four information and
survey kiosks at the island's cruise terminal and will position
cruise greeters at the terminal to offer additional services to
visiting cruise passengers. The kiosks, which will be equipped with
touch-screen access to information, a DVD and video on the island
and surveys in various languages, are the first of their kind in
FAM OF THE WEEK
Papua New Guinea
Departure: Feb. 24 from Los Angeles to Port Moresby via
Air Niugini and Singapore Airlines.
Length: Seven nights.
Sponsor: Pacific Holidays, New York.
Cost: $2,195 per person, double. Includes
roundtrip air, accommodations, sightseeing, some meals and air
transfers within Asia.
Trip: Visits Madang, Mount Hagen, Port Moresby and
Tari, Papua New Guinea; also spends an overnight in transit at the
Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo.
Noteworthy: The single supplement is $440;
companions are eligible. Business-class air upgrades are available.
Rates from Tokyo can be arranged.
Contact: (800) 355-8025; fax: (212) 629-9992;
e-mail: [email protected].