'American Pathways 2000' itineraries approved

The U.S. Department of Commerce approved 74 tour itineraries as American Pathways 2000 programs to promote the culture and heritage of the U.S. The program is part of the Clinton Administration's Millennium program.

Among the designated itineraries submitted by tour operators and approved by the department were Civil Rights Triangle, by the Black Tourism Network of Missouri; In Search of Pocahontas by Tourco of Hyannis, Mass., and Our Italian Immigrant Heritage by New York Restaurant Center of New York.

Members of the National Tour Association, the American Bus Association, the U.S. Tour Operators Association and the Receptive Services Association were asked to submit itineraries that highlight American heritage themes for consideration.

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