The US Consulate General organised an interactive travel seminar on summer vacations in USA. The seminar,held at the American Center,included presentations by New York City & Co,Continental Airlines,Walt Disney World Resort,Disney Land Resort,Choice Hotel International,and the Marriott Hotel chain. These provided information on the latest offers,attractions and events for those planning a vacation in the United States this summer. One important aspect to vacations to US is the tourist visa,which was explained by the US Vice Consul. The event focused on promoting America and its tourist places. Presentations were made by Monis Mahfooz,team leader,STIC Travels GSA India/ Continental Airlines,Joseph Fernandes,general manager-India NYC & Company,Disney Parks,Sowmya Ragavan,director,Global Sales,Marriott International Inc.,and Dilip Gupta,sales manager,Choice Hotels International.