ON THE COVER
Travel Weekly 2006
Travel Industry Survey
6 Seabourn to build two 450-pax ships
14 Southwest ramps up Love service
69 CHA issues call to action on passports
Meetings & Greetings
49 Execs gather for Cruise Holidays panel
54 Romance ’round every corner at Couples
65 A hotel boom in Bermuda
4 Travel Confidential 4 Friends & Colleagues
4 In the Hot Seat: Marriott’s Fred Miller
6 News Briefs 48 Legal Briefs
12 From the Window Seat 66 Agent Life
12 Numbers 68 Fams
16 Portfolio 72 Opinion
44 Hotel Check-In 76 My Turn
1) The film “Marie Antoinette” is being used by
French tourism officials as a springboard to promote Versailles and the surrounding region in
France. At a presentation at the French consulate
in New York were Elfie Majoie, left, U.S.
representative for Versailles and the region, and
Sylvie Lahuna, director of the Yvelines Department
2) Menno Travel Service of Goshen, Ind., recently
celebrated 53 years of business. The travel agency
is owned by Doug Risser, left, and Geof Landis.
3) John Mullen, CEO of Apple Vacations, center, accepted the Private Sector Award from Sarah Nava
Garvey and Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, both of the
U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Mid-America
Chapter, at the 2006 Double Eagle Awards Dinner
4) India Tourism named Sita World Tours India’s
best tour operator from the Americas at ASTA’s The
Trade Show in Orlando. From left are India Tourism
officials Vikas Rustagi and Venketesan Dhattareyan
and Sita CEO Roger Mahal.
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