ARTA's Gala Evening

ARTA celebrates the wonders of Malaysia

ARTA's Gala Evening
On April 4, Valley ARTA presented "Rhythm of Malaysia," a gala evening sponsored by Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines and Solutions Travel Service. Guests dined on authentic Malaysian cuisine and were entertained by renowned musicians from Malaysia. The educational presentations showcased the many and varied wonders of Malaysia. The grand prize was a trip to Malaysia, won by Ms. Joan Diamond of Nautilus Tours and Cruises, Ltd.

Discover New Zealand
South Bay Agents participated in Quantas Vacations/Tourism New Zealand's breakfast seminar in Torrance, Calif.

Burris at TRAMS
Nolan Burris, of Visionistics Enterprises, was an ATAA-sponsored presenter at the recent TRAMS Tech U show. Burris will also be at the ATAA Nuts and Bolts Conference July 15-17 at the Phoenix Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch.

O'Neill President
Deirdre O’neill, of the Newport Beach-based O’neill Group, was inducted as President of Skal International, Orange Coast, a professional organization of tourism leaders around the world. Skal is dedicated to promoting global tourism and friendship. The ceremony was conducted by Albert Schmidt, vice president, SIUSA Region IV, and Phil Campanelli, outgoing president of Skal, Orange Coast.

Wagner to St. Regis
Lilian Wagner has been appointed director of sales and marketing for the St. Regis Hotel and Residences, San Francisco, opening in September. Wagner has extensive experience in the hospitality industry, including work for the Carlyle Hotel in New York, as well as director of marketing at San Francisco’s Ritz-Carlton and Park Hyatt.