NEW YORK -- Aiming
to help member agents affected by Hurricane Katrina, Vacation.com
deferred billing for membership dues, technology fees and other
charges for agencies with ZIP codes in areas that sustained heavy
On behalf of myself
and the Vacation.com family of employees, I want to express our
concern for the victims of Hurricane Katrina who are attempting to
recover from this horrific tragedy, said Dick Knodt, president and
CEO of Vacation.com.
We would like to reach
out to those Vacation.com travel agency partners located in the
Gulf States who have been affected by the storm and who now rely on
outside resources and generosity in an effort to rebuild, homes,
lives and businesses, added Knodt.
Member agents in the
affected regions are encouraged to contact Vacation.coms Membership
Services Dept. at (800) 843-0733 to discuss ways in which the
organization can be of assistance.
Agencies should also
provide a temporary address where Vacation.com can forward payments
such as CruiseCentre commissions and other agency
reporter Donna Tunney, send e-mail to [email protected].