03/13/2013 -- Vacationers, who are planning an ultimate summer trip or a spur-of-the-moment getaway, can get a head start at Marine Corps Community Services’ Information, Tickets and Tours’ 15th annual Travel and Recreation Trade Show at Thomason Gymnasium here, Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The free show is open to all base personnel, retirees and their family members
More than 45 different exhibitors will be on hand, representing attractions, hotels, conventions’ visitors bureaus and more.
The representatives will provide information on tourist and vacation destinations, dinner shows and historical sites throughout the region to name a few.
“The purpose of the travel show is to provide information on a variety of vacation destinations,” Sue Truver, manager, Information, Tickets and Tours, MCCS, MCLB Albany, said.
“This is a great opportunity for our attendees to visit with vendors, who will be handing out brochures and answering questions,” she added. “This is one of the most anticipated events of the year at the base.”
Many vendors’ discounted tickets are sold at Information, Tickets and Tours. In addition to learning about new destinations to visit, attendees can also register for numerous door prizes and giveaways.
The first 400 to attend the show will receive one free hotdog, a bag of potato chips and a bottle of water.
Winners do not need to be present when drawings are held and will be notified by the Information, Tickets and Tours office to claim their prizes.
For more information, call 229-639-8177, visit the MCCS website at www.mccsalbany. com or stop by the Information, Tickets and Tours office located inside the Marine Corps Exchange.