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International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Notice of an Open Meeting.
The United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Board was re-chartered in August 2015 and advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Board members to deliberate a letter to the Secretary with an overview of the Board and its activities to date under the current charter term. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Board at http://trade.gov/ttab, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST. The deadline for members of the public to register, including requests for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EST on January 25, 2017.
The meeting will be held by conference call. The call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register (including for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted to: U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, M-800, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, OACIO@trade.gov. Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joe Holecko, the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, M-800, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-4783, email: OACIO@trade.gov.
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Background: The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry.
Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fill. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Board's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Joe Holecko at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, to ensure transmission to the Board prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date and time will be distributed to the members but may not be considered on the call. Copies of Board meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting.
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Executive Secretary, United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board.
[FR Doc. 2017-01062 Filed 1-18-17; 8:45 am]
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