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Orlando is served by a major international airport and features numerous tourist attractions, including Disney World, EPCOT Center, Sea World Orlando, Universal Studios, and much more. 

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Discount travel

Get there for less when you call our official travel agency, Conventions in America (CIA) at 1-800-929-4242 and ask for Group #428.  You will receive 5%-10% off the lowest applicable fares on American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, or the lowest fare on any other carrier.  Take an additional 5% off American and Delta if you purchase at least 60 days prior to departure.  Travel between July 10-20, 1999.  Customers of CIA also receive free flight insurance of $100,000.  Avis Rent-A-Car is offering special low conference rates starting at $31.99/day or $108.99/week, with unlimited free mileage. 

NOTE: Book early into Orlando as flights fill up fast. 

Call CIA - 1-800-929-4242, ask for Group #428 
Outside 800 area, call 619-232-4298 / fax 619-232-6497 
Reservation hours: M-F 6:30am - 5:00pm Pacific Time 
Visit the web site: (use #428) 
Email address:

If you call direct or use your own agency, refer to these codes: 

American    1-800-433-1790, Index #11398 
Delta       1-800-241-6760, File #121974A 
Avis        1-800-331-1600, AWD #J949010 


The GECCO conference will be held at the Omni Rosen Hotel in Orlando.  Special rates for GECCO attendees are: 

                           Singles/doubles: $119 
                           Additional person: $20 
                           Club level: $20 additional (based on availability) 

Reservations can be made directly with the hotel by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI.  Request the group rate for GECCO-99. 

The Omni Rosen requires that all reservations be secured by a deposit equal to one night's room and tax. Credit cards, checks, and money orders are acceptable forms of  deposit funds. 

Secured reservations are due by June 15, 1999, after which all remaining rooms will be released to the Hotel for resale. Reservations after June 15, 1999 will be accepted based on availability at the group rate

Omni Rosen Hotel
9840 International Drive 
Orlando, FL 32819 
Fax: 407-996-3169 

If you are having problems finding hotel space on the evening of July 12, 1999, please contact Keri Harvey ( or Annie Wu ( for more information.

Alternate accomodations

Alternate accommodations are listed below for the night of Tuesday, July 12.  Please make your reservations as soon as possible.  The Omni Rosen Hotel is SOLD OUT on the night of July 12.  The accommodations listed below are available only on a first-come, first served basis)

Clarion Plaza Hotel
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL  32819
fax 407-351-9111

Country Hearth Inn
9861 International Drive
Orlando, FL  32819
fax 407-352-5449

The Days Inn Convention Center/Sea World
9990 International Drive
Orlando, FL  32819
Reservations: 800-224-5055 or 407-352-8700
Fax: 407-363-3965

Student Travel

Additional accomodations for students are available.

STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS: If you are a full-time student you may e eligible for a travel grant. Check the student travel grant application form for details.


   Rebecca J. Parsons, University of Central Florida,