Big turnout for Big Island Canadian Showcase

More than 240 travel agents turned out the for the recent series of cross-Canada trade shows presented by the Big Island of Hawaii, which included a supplier showcase, presentations and dinner. Attendance was especially beneficial for two travel agents, who went home as the winners of grand prizes. Leo Paul Cormier of Maritime Travel in Toronto and Sheryl Stewart of Celebration Travel in White Rock BC won grand prize trips for two to Hawaii Island with WestJet. Cormier also won a land package to the newly opened Hawaii Island Retreat as well as the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows. Stewart won a package that included accommodations at the Hilton Waikoloa Village and the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa. (