FRANKFURT, Germany -- The board of directors for the German
National Tourist Board here extended the contract of GNTB chairman
Ursula Schoercher by three years, through October 2003.
She has been in her current position since November 1995.
Erich Kaub, president of the board of directors, cited
Schoercher and her staff for their "excellent work. The reputation
of the GNTB continues to grow. The figures for domestic tourism as
well as for incoming tourism are growing steadily," he said.