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32nd ANNUAL CONVENTION FOR WOMEN IN TRAVEL
About 300 members and guests have registered for the International Federation of Women's Travel Organizations (IFWTO) 32nd annual convention to be held onboard Festival/European Cruises MS Mistral, which departs from Venice on June 9 for the Greek Isles.

INDUSTRY SUPPORTS PEACE INITIATIVE
At the inaugural meeting held on March 28, chaired by City of Sydney Councillor, Dixie Coulton, there was unanimous agreement to form an Australian chapter of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT).

PEACE PARKS ESTABLISHED BY WOMEN IN TRAVEL
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (Remembrance Day) eight Peace Parks were dedicated in different parts of the world by various member clubs of the International Federation of Women's Travel Organizations (IFWTO).

SYDNEY STUDENT WINS INTERNATIONAL PEACE AWARD
Lynda-Ann Blanchard, of Sydney, has won the King Hussein International Peace through Tourism Scholarship Award for the Asia-Oceania region. University students were invited by the International Institute of Peace through Tourism (IIPT) to submit papers on Building a Culture of Peace through Tourism.

TOURISM PEACE PARK FOR AUSTRALIA
On November 11, 2000, at 11 am (Remembrance Day), a Peace Park will be dedicated on the southern outskirts of Sydney in the grounds of Gledswood Homestead, Catherine Field.. This will be in conjunction with the launch of a Global Peace Park Project at the first Global Summit on Peace in Amman, Jordan, organised by the International Institute of Peace through Tourism (IIPT).