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POW WOW 2016 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în New Orleans

1PW post-fam #1 New Orleans to Baton Rouge to Houma to MSY New Orleans

his tour originates and concludes in New Orleans with departure from MSY, and it is centered within the riangle that comprises the cities of Houma, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. This tour is an ideal template for he New Orleans visitor who wants to get out of the city for 48 hours and experience a sample of Louisiana's iiverse offerings via rental car. It is a driving loop through two major Louisiana cities, Baton Rouge and Houma ind neighboring small towns, that's dotted with numerous historic, cultural and adventure stops.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - New Orleans to Baton Rouge
    7:30 a.m.        Depart your hotel, taxi to Hampton Inn New Orleans Convention Center
    7:30 a.m.        Complimentary breakfast at Hampton Inn New Orleans Convention Center
    8:30 a.m.        Depart Hampton Inn New Orleans Convention Center and drive to Donaldsonville
    9:30 a.m.        Tour the River Road African-American Museum, which focuses on the history and
                       heritage of African Americans along the Mississippi River, and walking tour downtown/riverfront Donaldsonville.
                       River Road African-American Museum Contact: Kathe Hambrick, 225-206-1225 www.africanamericanmuseum.org/
    11:30 a.m.       Lunch at The Grapevine Cafe, Donaldsonville. Louisiana Creole and Cajun food served in
                       a restored 1920s building with a casual atmosphere of local artists and musicians.
                       The Grapevine Cafe
                       Media contact: Vicky Ward, 630-202-8330.
    1:30 p.m.        Magnolia Mound Plantation, Baton Rouge. Magnolia Mound is a French Creole house
                       constructed in 1791 and a pristine example of the vernacular architectural influences of early settlers from France and the West Indies.
                       Magnolia Mound Plantation http://www.brec.org/index.cfrn/park/detail/112
    2:30 p.m.        Shaw Center for the Arts and the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum, downtown
                       Baton Rouge. The Shaw Center is a 125,000 square foot (12,000 m2) performing art venue, fine arts museum, and education center that includes the LSU Museum of Art, the LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery, the 325-seat Manship Theatre and a rooftop sushi restaurant. LASM allows arts and science exploration for all ages via exhibits and an onsite planetarium. http://www.shawcenter.org/ http://www.lasm.org/

 4 p.m.
                                                                  Check-in Baton Rouge hotel TBD by Visit Baton Rouge
   6:30 p.m.              Dining  and nightlife TBD by Visit Baton Rouge
                         Overnight Baton Rouge hotel
   ridav. June 24, 2016 Baton Rouge to Houma
   Breakfast at hotel 9 a.m.           Depart hotel
   10:45 a.m.       Rip Van Winkle Gardens, followed by onsite lunch. Departure by 1 p.m. This is the
                     summer home of noted stage actor Joseph Jefferson and it features a stunning walkable garden.
                     Rip Van Winkle Gardens
   3:30 p.m.        Swamp tour in Gibson/Black Bayou at A Cajun Man's Swamp Tour. Captain Billy Gaston
                     will take you through picturesque Bayou Black to discover moss-draped cypress trees, exotic birds and the beasts of the bayou - alligators.
                     A Cajun Man's Swamp Tour
                     251 Marina Drive, Gibson, LA 70356
                     985-868-4625, www.cajunmanadventures.com
   6 p.m.           Check-in at The Baymont Inn & Suites (1254 Grand Caillou Rd. Houma, LA 70363 * 985-
                     850-4850 * http://www.bavmontinns.com/hotels/louisiana/houma/bavmont-inn-and-suites-houma/hotel-overview). Enjoy your stay in the spacious rooms of the Baymont Inn & Suites with large workstations and complimentary high-speed wi-fi.
   7 p.m.           Dinner at Cristiano Ristaurante (724 High Street Houma, LA 70360 * 985-223-1130 *
                     http://www.cristianoristorante.com/). Cristiano Ristaurante, led by Chef Lindsay Mason, specializes in northern Italian cuisine and also produces a seasonal menu focusing on the freshest local ingredients.
                     Dancing at The Jolly Inn (1507 Barrow Street Houma, LA 70360 * 985-872-6114 * http://www.theiollyinn.com/) Enjoy a spin on the dance floor with authentic Cajun music and lively locals.
   Saturday, June 25. 2016 Houma to MSY New Orleans
                      Breakfast at hotel 9 a.m.           Depart hotel
   9:30 p.m.        Chauvin Sculpture Garden in Chauvin, (5337 Bayouside Drive Chauvin, LA 70344 * 985-
                     594-2546 * https://www.nicholls.edu/folkartcenter/park.htrnl). Possibly one of the most unusual displays of art that you will find anywhere in Louisiana, the Chauvin Sculpture Garden is one man's interpretation of life and the afterlife alongside the slow moving Bayou Terrebonne.

11 a.m.
12:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux. A National Parks Service property, this
facility focuses on the heritage and evolution of Cajun history and culture in the region.
Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
314 St. Mary Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Lunch at Bubba's II PoBoy Restaurant 212 E. Bayou Road Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-449-0900
Depart for MSY airport, New Orleans Arrive MSY airport, New Orleans

The U.S. Travel Association announced Wednesday that New Orleans will be the venue for IPW 2016—the first time the blockbuster travel industry event has returned to the Crescent City since 2002. New Orleans also previously hosted the annual five-day event, formerly known as International Pow Wow, in 1993 and 1979.

IPW is the largest travel trade show in North America—a one-stop opportunity for U.S. destinations, attractions and businesses to showcase themselves to thousands of influential travel professionals from international markets. The business transacted at IPW has been calculated by the independent firm Rockport Analytics to bring nearly one million extra international visitors and $1.7 billion in international tourism spending to recent host cities, and 8.8 million additional international visitors and $28 billion in international tourism spending to the U.S. economy overall.

"One of the major objectives of IPW is to spotlight the economic benefits of travel and tourism, and few cities anywhere in the world understand that equation as well as New Orleans," said U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow. "New Orleans epitomizes the idea of rolling out the welcome mat for your guests. We're thrilled that IPW's exhibitors and attendees will be able to experience this utterly unique American destination for the first time in over a decade."

Greater Miami and The Beaches had been previously announced as the host city for IPW 2016, but arrangements for the event were postponed when the City of Miami Beach Commission voted through a $500 million renovation and expansion of the city's convention center, set to begin in 2015 and last an estimated three years.

"We look forward to welcoming IPW back to Greater Miami and showcasing a new state-of-the-art Miami Beach Convention Center and the many assets and attractions of our ever-evolving destination," said Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau President and CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME.

Dow praised the handling of the transition by both Miami and New Orleans, and called it a virtual certainty that IPW will return to Greater Miami and The Beaches once upgrades to its convention facilities are complete.

"We have to change venues for IPW 2016 for the best, most welcome reason we can possibly think of: Miami has wisely decided to make a huge investment in its convention space," Dow said. "The fiscal benefits of that decision will return to the city many times over, and in the meantime, we will have another top-shelf new facility to consider for a future IPW."

"We are thrilled to showcase New Orleans to the entire world marketplace for international travel by hosting IPW in June 2016," said Stephen Perry, president and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. "New Orleans is a magical place built on deeply rooted culture, innovative and authentic food, inspiring music and fabled architecture. We travel the world to meet with our travel industry partners to encourage them to bring business to New Orleans, but having them come and experience all that we have to offer first hand is an opportunity that is a catalytic game changer.

"The timing could not be better. Hosting this critical international selling and marketing show is a perfect fit with our plans for the world promotion of New Orleans' 300th Tricentennial birthday in 2018. This will result in hundreds of millions of new dollars of international capital flowing into New Orleans and Louisiana," Perry said.

POW WOW 2014 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Chicago 05 - 09 aprilie 2014

PowWow 2014







Mississippi River Country
Thursday, April 10, 2014

6:45 a.m. - Board IPW Post FAM coach at hotel which will bring you to McCormick Place. A continental breakfast will be provided and you will re-board the appropriate coach for your Post FAM in Illinois.

8:00 a.m. - Depart coach from McCormick Place to Quad Cities - Moline and Rock Island

11:30 a.m. - Arrive in Quad Cities

Lunch at Stoney Creek Inn -Joan Kranovich will meet group and escort the day Moline, IL

Contact: Kim Bothel (309) 743-0101

12:40 p.m. - Depart for John Deere Harvester Works

1:00 p.m. - Tour of John Deere Harvester Works

1100 13th Avenue East Moline, IL 61244 (309) 765-8000 Contact: Guest Services

Take a tour of the manufacturing facility to see how the famous green machines are built.

2:45 p.m. - Depart for John Deere Pavilion

3:00 p.m. - Tour of John Deere Pavilion

1400 River Drive Moline, IL 61265 (309)765-1000 Contact: Kristen Veto

John Deere came to Moline to start his plow-manufacturing company in 1848. Deere & Co. today still has their world headquarters in Moline. The John Deere Pavilion celebrates the American heartland from the first horse-drawn plow to the latest modern-day combines and tractors that people can climb on. It re-opened in Feb. 2012 with a brand new interior www.iohndeereattractions.com
4:00 p.m. - Check into Jumer's Casino Hotel

777 Jumer Drive Rock Island, IL 61201 (309) 756-4600 Contact: Hollie Myers

5:40 p.m. - Depart hotel for Celebration Belle

6:00 p.m. - Dinner and entertainment on the Celebration River Cruises -Joe Taylor will join group

2501 River Drive

Moline, IL 61265

(309) 764-1952

Contact: Susan Yarolem

The Quad Cities' 770-person capacity Celebration Belle riverboat is the largest non-gaming luxury excursion vessel on the upper Mississippi River. The boat offers lunch and dinner cruises, sightseeing, and specialty cruises. All cruises allow visitors to get a breathtaking view of the Mississippi River and the Quad Cities area,

9:00 p.m. - Return to Jumer's for optional entertainment

Friday, April 11, 2014

7:00 a.m. - Breakfast buffet open in the Blue Square Restaurant at hotel and check out of hotel

08:30 a.m. - Check out and travel by coach up the Great River Road (Mississippi River)

09:30 - Visit Mississippi Palisades State Park

16327A Route 84 Savanna, IL (815)273-2731

This 2,500-acre recreational facility offers picnicking, hiking and magnificent views of the Mississippi River.


Noon - Check in at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

444 Eagle Ridge Drive Galena, IL 61036

(815) 777-5000

Contact: Colin Sanderson

As one of the Midwest's most unique full-service golf and spa resorts, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers an array of exciting experiences, as well as the perfect destination to take advantage of its pristine beauty and relaxing getaway opportunities. The resort is a natural backdrop to the picturesque setting in the 6,800-acre Galena Territory, close to the historic town of Galena, with abundant wildlife and rolling hills that stand out from the normally flat Illinois landscape.

12:30 p.m. - Lunch at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa - Woodlands Restaurant -Judy Gratton will join group and escort for the day

Located in the main Inn overlooking Lake Galena, culinary traditions continue in the resort's premier restaurant. Enjoy the award-winning seasonal cuisine featuring local produce, Wisconsin cheese, aged beef and the finest seafood available. Woodlands Restaurant features an extensive wine list that has received several prestigious awards.

1:45 p.m. - Depart for Galena Cellars

2:00 p.m. - Experience wine sensory program at Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery

4746 North Ford Road

Galena, IL 61036

(815) 777-3330

Contact: Linda Davis

Learn about the wine making process from the vine to the glass. You will head to the tasting room for a wine tasting sensory program. They'll instruct you in the true art of wine tasting with the "Rule Of The 5 S's": Sight, Smell, Swirl, Sip & Slurp." In addition, listen to the stories of how this family developed an award-winning winery.

3:15 - Depart for Main Street Galena

3:30 p.m. - Visit shops along Galena's Main Street

Named one of the Best Small Towns in America, one of America's Prettiest Towns and one of the World's Friendliest Cities, Galena is a perfect stopping point for your tour. Here you can shop for keepsakes from more than 100 unique merchants along Main Street.

5:30 p.m. - Tour of Galena on Tri-State Trolley

4349 Industrial Park Drive Galena, IL 61036 (815) 777-0820 Contact: Andy Hillard

The tour will take you through the historic neighborhoods of Galena where prominent architectural styles from the 1800s still exist. Discover the historic Main Street nestled along the Galena River and learn about the city's mining and steam boating heritage.

6:30 p.m. - Trolley to drop-off group at Irish Cottage- Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and Irish Dancers Irish Boutique Cottage Hotel

9853 U.S. Hwy 20 Galena, IL (815) 776-0707 Contact: John Mazor

7:30 p.m. - Board motorcoach to go to dinner in Downtown Galena

7:45 p.m. - One Eleven Main

111 North Main Street Galena, IL 61036 (815) 777-8030 Contact: Jack Coulter

One Eleven Main strives to serve familiar dishes in extraordinary ways. They are dedicated to supporting local farmers, artisans and food purveyors. Savor a seasonal harvest menu created from the products grown within the region.


9:45 p.m. - Return to hotel

Saturday, April 12, 2014

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast buffet at hotel

8:30 a.m. - Check out and depart hotel

9:00 a.m. - Visit President Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site

500 Bouthillier Street Galena, IL 61036 (815) 777-3310 Contact: Terry Miller

On August 18,1865, Galena celebrated the return of its Civil War hero General Ulysses S. Grant. Following a jubilant procession with much flag waving and speeches, a group of Galena citizens f presented the General with a handsome furnished house on Bouthillier Street. The house contains the original furnishings and educates visitors about the impact of the Grant family on Galena's history.


10:00 a.m. - Depart for Rockford - Call Lindsay Arellano 30 minutes out-meet at Clock Tower

11:30 a.m. - Arrive in Rockford for a visit at Kenneth Laurent House

4646 Springbrook Road Rockford, IL 61114 (815)877-2952

Contact: Jacki Gommel - Cell: (815) 494-0200

Frank Lloyd Wright's Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois is the only building ever designed by the famed architect for a person with a disability. Kenneth and Phyllis Laurent commissioned and lived in the home from 1952 until early 2012, when it was acquired by a private foundation and added to the National Register of Historic Places.

12:30 p.m. - Depart for lunch at Nicholas Conservatory

12:45 a.m. - Arrive at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens for lunch and tour

1354 N 2nd St

Rockford, IL 61103

Contact: Kelly Moore


Situated along the banks of our beautiful Rock River, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest. Enjoy the Butterfly exhibit.

1:30 p.m. - Depart for Anderson Gardens

1:45 p.m. - Anderson Japanese Gardens

318 Spring Creek Road Rockford, IL 61107 (815)316-3285 Contact: Kathy Boyd

Anderson Japanese Gardens - Designed under the direction of Hoichi Kurisu, Anderson Gardens is one of the highest rated Japanese Gardens in North America. Stroll 12 acres of winding paths that lead past koi-filled ponds, cascading waterfalls and handcrafted structures. Around every bend is a new treasure to be discovered. Enjoy this place of beauty, tranquility, inspiration and renewal.


2:45 p.m. - Depart for Museum Campus

3:00 p.m. - Experience Rockford's Museum Campus with visits to:

Burpee Museum of Natural History

737 N Main Street Rockford, IL 61103 (815) 965-3433

Contact: MacKenna Atteberry (815) 298-5500

A visit to Burpee will bring you face-to-face with Jane the T-Rex and Homer. Burpee's exceptional collection of dinosaurs puts them at the top level of natural history museums. See the exciting Megalodon- a traveling exhibit featuring the biggest shark that every lived! Burpee is your window to natural history.

Discovery Center Museum

711 N Main St Rockford, IL 61103 (815) 963-6769

Recognized as one of the top-ten children's museums in the country, one can experience a world of

hands-on investigation and fun-filled exhibits.


Rockford Art Museum

711. N Main St Rockford, IL 61103 (815) 968-2787

View over 1,200 permanent pieces and a variety of rotating art exhibits of 19th and 20th century art.

4:30 p.m. - Depart for hotel

5:00 p.m. - Check into Courtyard by Marriott

7676 E State Street Rockford, IL 61108 (815) 397-6222 Contact: Jessica Green


6:45 p.m. - Depart hotel for dinner

7:00 p.m. - Abreo Restaurant - John Groh and board members will meet the group

515 E State Street Rockford, IL 61104 (815) 968-9463 Contact: Housed in vintage 1888 architecture, Abreo's atmosphere is uniquely its own. Abreo is an experience for all the senses.


9:00 p.m. - Late night at Prairie Street Brew House

200 Prairie St Rockford, IL 61107 (815) 277-9427

10:30 p.m. - Return to hotel

Sunday, April 13, 2014

8:00 a.m. - Check out of hotel

8:30 a.m. - Breakfast at Stockholm Inn - Bridget French will meet group and escort

2420 Charles St Rockford, IL 61104 (815) 397-3534 Contact: Chris

Enjoy Swedish pancakes with lingonberries in this popular restaurant that echoes Rockford's Swedish heritage,


9:30 a.m. - Depart for Chicago's O'Hare Airport - you will arrive no later than 11:00 a.m.

POW WOW 2013 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Las Vegas 08 - 12 iunie 2013

PowWow 2013


POW WOW 2012 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Los Angeles 21 - 25 aprilie 2012

PowWow 2012

Pagina oficiala

Palm Springs
Post Pow Wow Fam Tour
April 26-29, 2012

Visit California Escort-Jason Pacheco; cell: 916-996-7898
Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism - Mary Jo Ginther; cell: 760-898-9718
Palm Springs Desert Resorts CVA - Ashlee Ciora; cell: 602-750-7070

The greater Palm Springs area is the ultimate desert playground for outdoor adventure, arts and culture and entertainment. With more than 350 days of sunshine every year, this resort area is home to 112 golf courses; countless hiking trails; and world-class resorts, spas, restaurants and shopping.

Attire: Please note that throughout the schedule suggested attire will be resort wear or business casual. A light sweater or jacket will be needed for the tram and cooler evenings. Jeep tours require shorts or jeans, closed toe walking or tennis shoes, hat and sunscreen. Taking of the Waters require bathing suit, cover-up & sandals.

Average temperatures for this time of year are warm and sunny; expect abundant sunshine and low humidity. Bring your sunglasses, sunscreen and camera!

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POW WOW 2011 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în San Francisco 21 - 25 mai 2011

PowWow 2011

A River Runs Through It
Post Pow Wow Fam Tour
May 26-29, 2011

From glistening lakes and world-class rivers to scenic drives and backcountry roads, the Shasta Cascade region is one of California’s best kept secrets and a year-round paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Home to quaint small towns and access to some of the most stunning landscape available, visitors flock here for recreation of all kinds, and the chance to savor nature in its purest form. You’ll find gold throughout Sacramento from the natural beauty of two rivers and the American River Parkway to authentic Gold Rush- era attractions and renowned museums to sparkling dining and nightlife.

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Jurnal american (V) - Cu ochii pe micul ecran
Jurnal american (III) - Statele Unite își lansează brandul turistic
Jurnal american (II): De ce stau românii la coadă pe aeroport
Jurnal american (I): Turismul fără minister!
POW WOW 2011 - Gong inaugural la San Francisco
"US Travel Association's International Pow Wow" se întoarce la San Francisco între 21 și 25 Mai 2011
Analiza "U.S. Travel" pe martie 2011 privind deficitul comercial



POW WOW 2010 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Orlando (Florida) 15 - 19 mai 2010

PowWow 2010

Beaches of NorthwestFlorida Post-Pow Wow FAM Itinerary
May 20-23, 2010


Nestled along Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast, the Beaches of Northwest Florida, including Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island, Beaches of South Walton and Panama City Beach, boast 77 miles (123.9 km) of sugar-white sand beaches. Surrounded by natural bodies of water, including the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico as well as lakes and bays, the area offers an abundance of recreational activities and water sports. This area is home to St. Andrews State Park and Grayton Beach State Park, which have both been named one of Dr. Beach's #1 beaches in the United States. The area also enjoys recognition as a premier beach destination by Conde Nast Traveler, The Travel Channel, USA Today and was recently chosen among Frommer's Top Destinations 2010.

This pristine area of Florida, which is virtually undiscovered, will soon be more accessible to beach lovers around the world. The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, opening in May 2010, will be the first international airport to open in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001. The airport will provide international travelers direct access to the brilliant, white sands of the beaches of Northwest, Fla. and a gateway to the region which is only 295 mi. (475 km) from New Orleans, La. and 292 mi. (489 km) from Atlanta, Ga. This post-Pow Wow Fam will include one of the inaugural flights from the new airport and an exciting three days of discovery.

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POW WOW 2009 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Miami (Florida)

PowWow 2009

Join us for the 41st annual International Pow Wow and be part of the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of Visit USA travel! We look forward to seeing you Saturday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 20, 2009 in Miami, Florida for five days of:

- Up to 44 intensive pre-scheduled, computer-generated business appointments
- Networking with thousands of fellow travel organizations across the industry
- Business negotiations with 1,500 International and Domestic Buyers
- Unique news coverage for USA travel destinations and products
- Exciting evening events
- Sightseeing Tours

Post Pow Wow Tour
Experience Paradise from the Everglades to Marco Island, Naples
And The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Thursday, May 21 - Sunday, May 24, 2009

Thursdav. May 21
9 a.m.                           Depart  Miami  via US 41, Tamiami Trail - Travel through the Southern heart of the Everglades stopping in Collier County at Big Cypress National Preserve for short break and to meet with the preserve ranger. The Tamiami Trail is the beauty and the beast of Florida roads, a highway-time machine that passes through a paradise of primeval forests and toothy animals as well as canyons of strip-shopping malls and heart-stopping traffic. The Trail, which is the last 275 miles of highway, US 41 connects Tampa with Miami. Friday, April 25, 2009, was the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Tamiami Trail. Considered an amazing engineering feat, theTrail was built through sandy pines, oak hammocks and finally the inhospitable swamps of the Everglades.

11 a.m.                       On to Everglades City for     an airboat ride with Captain Doug's small airboat tours, home     of the original Jet Airboats through the sawgrass prairies near Everglades National Park.

Did You Know?
The Everglades is not the proverbial swamp many people consider it to be. It is technically a river, flowing southwest at the slow rate of about a quarter mile per day.

12:30 p.m.                  Lunch at the The Oyster House Restaurant in Everglades City.
1:30 p.m.                    Drive to Marco Island for check-in at Marco Island hotels. Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa. Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club & Spa. Each hotel will host 10 rooms. Enjoy the luxury of both beautiful beach-front hotels. They are within walking distance of each other on the beach in Marco Island.

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POW WOW 2008 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, în Las Vegas (Nevada)

Join us for the 40th annual International Pow Wow and be part of the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of Visit USA travel!

We look forward to seeing you Saturday, May 31 - Wednesday, June 4, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada for five days of:

• Up to 44 intensive pre-scheduled, computer-generated business appointments
• Networking with thousands of fellow travel organizations across the industry
• Business negotiations with 1,500 International and Domestic Buyers
• Unique news coverage for USA travel destinations and products
• High profile speakers
• Exciting evening events
• Sightseeing Tours

JUNE 5-8, 2008


8:00 AM Check In-McCarran Airport/Level 0
8:30 AM Depart Airport
10:00 AM Valley of Fire State Park
12:00 PM Depart Valley of Fire State Park
1:00 PM Lunch at Falcon Ridge Hotel/Mesquite, NV.
2:30 PM Skeet & Trap Shooting/Oasis Gun Club
3:30 PM Bowling at Virgin River Resort
4:30 PM Check In-CasaBlanca Hotel
Free Time
Spa Treatments at CasaBlanca Hotel
7:30 PM Poolside Reception/Dinner

JUNE 5-8, 2008


7:00 AM Breakfast at Eureka Casino Resort
8:00 AM Depart Mesquite
10:00 AM Boulder Dam Hotel and Museum/Boulder City, NV
11:00 AM Depart Boulder City
11:30 AM Hoover Dam Tour
1:00 PM Depart Hoover Dam/Lunch on the Bus
3:30 PM Arrive Grand Canyon West
Eagle Point Indian Village and Skywalk
4:30 PM Dinner at Guano Point
5:15 PM Hualapai Ranch
5:45 PM Depart Grand Canyon West
8:00 PM Welcome Reception/Check In-Laughlin, NV.
Tropicana Express & Aquarius Hotel

JUNE 5-8, 2008


8:00 AM Aquarius Hotel Departure
8:15 AM Tropicana Express Departure
8:30 AM Breakfast at Riverside Resort-Bridgeview Room
10:30 AM USS Riverside-River boat cruise
12:15 PM Laughlin Ranch Gold Club & Spa
1:20 PM Oatman, Arizona
2:15 PM Depart Oatman
3:00 PM Preferred Outlet Mall-Shopping
4:30 PM Aquarius Hotel Departure
4:45 PM Tropicana Express Departure
5:00 PM Cocktail Reception-Golden Nugget Laughlin
6:00 PM Dinner at Laughlin Say Marina
8:00 PM Elvis Tribute Show at the Riverside Hotel

JUNE 5-8, 2008


6:45 AM Tropicana Express Departure
7:00 AM Aquarius Hotel Departure
7:15 AM Breakfast Buffet at Edgewater Hotel
8:30 AM Depart for McCarran International Airport
1030 AM Arrive at Airport

POW WOW 2007 - Târgul de Turism al Americii, la Anaheim (California)

Ediția din acest an a celui mai mare târg de turism din lume - POW WOW, la care participă peste 1000 de organizații de turism din întreaga Americă și peste 1.500 de cumpărători de servicii turistice din 70 de țări ale lumii - se va desfășura pe coasta de Vest, la Anaheim, între 21 și 25 aprilie.

Este o operațiune de la care se așteaptă să se genereze operațiuni și contracte în valoare de 3,5 miliarde de dolari.

Organizat de către TIA - Travel Industry Association - POW WOW 2007 beneficiază de o atenție deosebită din partea presei internaționale. Sunt așteptați la Anaheim, în aprilie, circa 350 de ziariști din 40 de țări, care vor participa ei înșiși la o secțiune originală a Târgului - Media Market. De-a lungul celor trei zile de negocieri sunt prevăzute peste 40.000 de întâlniri directe între vânzătorii și cumpărătorii de servicii turistice. Programarea acestora este făcută pe calculator, fiecare participant putând să aibă un număr maxim de 44 de întâlniri.

Ultima ediție a POW WOW a fost găzduită pe coasta de Est, la Orlando, în Florida.

Știri POW WOW 2007:
Agenția americană pentru imigrație pregătește un sistem de scanare a celor 10 amprente digitale - Miercuri, 04 aprilie 2007
Roger T Dow a deschis POW WOW 2007 călare pe un elefant - Marți, 24 Aprilie 2007




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Participare românească la POW WOW 2007

Târgul de turism al Americii (POW WOW) reunește, în fiecare an, reprezentanții organizațiilor de turism și pe vânzătorii de servicii, într-unul dintre orașele cu tradiție ale țării. Timp de 5 zile, peste 5.000 de delegați negociază ofertele anului următor într-o sesiune care valorează câteva miliarde de dolari.

Anul acesta, gazda Târgului organizat de TIA (Travel Industry Association) este orașul Anaheim din California, una dintre 'capitalele' divertismentului și agrementului de masă.

Între 20 și 25 aprilie se va afla la acest târg și o delegație de operatori de turism din România, din care fac parte: Dincă Dragoș (Class Travel); Carmen Demetriade (Happy Tours); Carmen Pavel (J'Info Tours); Mihai Constantin Bumbac (Magellan Turism); Ion Antonescu (Marshall Turism); Bogdan Viorel Preda (Micomis Travel&Tours); Bracha Blecher (Nova Travel and Tourism); Rodica Bărăgan (OK Travel); Mihaela Nicolescu (Olimpic International Turism); Roxana Dincă (Pan Olimpic Tours); Mircea Vladu (Prestige Tours); Daniel Mihăilescu (Real Turism); Sava Gheorghiu (Sava's Travel); Lucian Preda (Top Travel Service); Carmen Friptu (Travel Service); Eleonora Lungu (World Travel).


POW WOW 2006:



Au intrat în linie dreaptă pregătirile pentru ediția din acest an a Târgului de Turism al Americii - POW WOW 2006.
Gazda manifestării, care se va desfășura între 6 și 10 mai, este orașul Orlando din Florida. Participanții - în număr de peste 5500, din toate statele americane, precum și din 70 de țări din întreaga lume - au la dispoziție trei zile pline de întâlniri și de negocieri în cele 1300 de standuri care au fost rezervate de operatorii de turism americani.
Data limită a înscrierilor participanților a fost 7 aprilie, urmând ca până la 11 aprilie să fi fost definitivată lista întâlnirilor dintre operatorii și cumpărătorii de servicii turistice. Întâlnirile vor avea loc pe parcursul a trei zile, fiecare întâlnire neputând depăși 20 de minute, programul acestora este elaborat pe calculator în așa fel încât să nu existe timpi morți.
Ediția de anul trecut a POW WOW a fost găzduită de statul New York, în orașul New York, iar promotorul manifestării este TIA - Traveling Industry Association of America.

MAPAMOND - POW WOW 2006, Orlando (Florida) - Octavian Andronic

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Materiale POW WOW 2005:

Știri din arhivă:

POW WOW 2008:

POW WOW 2008 Las Vegas s-a încheiat. Se pregătește Miami - POW WOW 2009
Americanii lansează kit-ul de călătorie aeriană "3-1-1"
LAS VEGAS a devenit pentru 5 zile "capitala" turismului american
La Las Vegas se deschide, sâmbătă: Pow wow 2008

POW WOW 2007:
Roger T Dow a deschis POW WOW 2007 călare pe un elefant
www.DiscoverAmerica.com - noul website oficial al TIA

POW WOW 2006:
Chiar și America are nevoie de susținere guvernamentală pentru a-și promova turismul - Miercuri, 10 mai 2006
ANAHEIM, California, se pregătește pentru POW WOW 2007 - Miercuri, 10 mai 2006
Visa Waiver - 27 de țări în programul care facilitează călătoria în SUA - Marți, 09 Mai 2006
O experiență americană - ZP - Luni, 08 Mai 2006
US-VISIT - sistemul american de supraveghere a transporturilor în secolul 21 - Marți, 02 Mai 2006
Îmbunătățiri aduse programului US-VISIT, la "POW WOW 2006" - Luni, 01 Mai 2006
POW WOW 2006 - Târgul de Turism al Americii - Luni, 27 Martie 2006

POW WOW 2005:
Orlando se pregătește să fie gazda POW WOW 2006 - Miercuri, 22 Iunie 2005
Roger T. Dow, șeful T.I.A., consideră Statele Unite ca făcând parte din 'lumea a treia' a turismului! - Miercuri, 22 Iunie 2005
America speră să primească un record de turiști abia în 2008 - Miercuri, 18 Mai 2005
POW WOW 2005 - gong final - Miercuri, 18 Mai 2005
Dilema Americii - comentariu de Octavian Andronic - Luni, 09 Mai 2005
POW WOW 2005: președintele TIA, Roger T. Dow despre declinul turismului american - Vineri, 06 Mai 2005
POW WOW 2005 - în cifre și date - Joi, 05 Mai 2005
POW WOW News Flash (EN) - Vineri, 15 Aprilie 2005
POW WOW 2005 - numărătoarea inversă a început - Joi, 14 Aprilie 2005
POW WOW 2005 - în linie dreaptă - Miercuri, 16 Martie 2005
Colin Powell va vorbi la închiderea POW WOW 2005, la New York (en) - Marți, 15 Martie 2005
POW WOW 2004, Los Angeles - în superlative (EN) - Luni, 28 Februarie 2005

POW WOW 2004:
Guvernatorul Californiei, Schwarzenegger a urcat cu motocicleta pe scena POW WOW - Joi, Aprilie 29, 2004
POW WOW 2004 - sub asteptarile organizatorilor de turism americani - Miercuri, Aprilie 28, 2004
Inregistrarea antropometrică pentru pașapoartele vizitatorilor SUA se amână până în 2006 - Miercuri, Aprilie 28, 2004
Delegația României la POW WOW 2004 - Duminică, Aprilie 18, 2004
Mark Hoy, vicepreședinte TIA se adresează participanților la Pow Wow 2004 - Marți, Martie 23, 2004
POW WOW 2004: a început numărătoarea inversă! - Marți, Martie 23, 2004

POW WOW 2003:
POW WOW 2003, St. Louis - un excelent prilej de cunoaștere a ofertei turistice
Două femei din delegația română la Convenția POW WOW din St.Louis, prădate
Turismul american își va reveni de pe urma atentatelor teroriste abia în 2006
Congresul american a alocat 50 mil dolari pentru promovarea turismului
Americanii asteapta o crestere de 2,5% a turismului estival
Corespondență specială din St. Louis (USA) II
Corespondență specială din St.Louis (USA) I
Convenția americană pentru turism 'POW WOW 2003' se apropie

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