ETC to visit 25 cities for roundtable

NEW YORK -- The European Travel Commission will hold its annual European Roundtable & Supermarts in 25 U.S. cities, from Jan. 19 to March 4.

The shows, which are designed for the trade, feature exhibits by tourist offices, tour operators, cruise lines, airlines, car rental firms and hotels.

The programs begin at 5:30 p.m. and include a trade show, roundtable seminars, door prizes and a buffet dinner. Admission is free.

The schedule follows.

  • January: Jan. 19, Seattle, Cavanaughs Inn; Jan. 20, Portland, Ore., Portland Marriott; Jan. 21, Santa Clara, Calif., Santa Clara Marriott; Jan. 25, San Francisco, the Fairmont Hotel; Jan. 26, Los Angeles, Century Plaza and Tower; Jan. 27, Pasadena, Calif., Pasadena Hilton, and Jan. 28, Orange County, Calif., Doubletree Costa Mesa.
  • February: Feb. 1, San Diego, Marriott La Jolla; Feb. 2, Scottsdale, Ariz., Embassy Suites Resort; Feb. 3, Dallas, Hotel Inter-Continental Dallas; Feb. 4, Houston, Sheraton Astrodome Hotel; Feb. 8, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center; Feb. 9, Orlando, Sheraton World Resort; Feb. 10, Tampa, Fla., Four Points Sheraton, and Feb. 11, Atlanta, JW Marriott Hotel.
  • Also, Feb. 16, Washington, Omni Shoreham Hotel; Feb. 17, Philadelphia, Adam's Mark Hotel; Feb. 18, Teaneck, N.J., Marriott at Glenpointe; Feb. 22, Boston, Sheraton Framingham Hotel; Feb. 24, Westchester, N.Y., Rye Town Hilton, and Feb. 25, Huntington, N.Y., the Huntington Hilton.

  • March: March 1, Minneapolis, Hotel Sofitel; March 2, St. Louis, Radisson Hotel & Suites; March 3, Chicago, the Palmer House Hilton, and March 4, Detroit, the Fairlane Club.
  • For more information, call Stefani Dana at (212) 218-1200; fax (212) 218-1205, or e-mail [email protected]

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