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first_imgaustraliaeventsThanksgivingtravel industryVisit USA Visit USA held its annual Thanksgiving Breakfast yesterday at Sydney’s Botanic Garden Restaurant – with pancakes, bacon and pumpkin pie dished up to over 60 guests, who were transported through the gardens to the restaurant on a mini train ride, co-sponsored by The Great American West.Lucy Rowe, President of Visit USA, and Monique Roos, Senior Commercial Service Specialist from the US Consulate, thanked industry members for their continued support in selling the USA to Australian travellers.“People travel far and wide to celebrate Thanksgiving and it isn’t always with family, it can be celebrated with friends and industry colleagues such as the guests who attended our event today,” said Rowe.“Thanksgiving was proclaimed a national day in 1789 by George Washington, and today the celebration continues on, evolving around companionship, thankfulness and cuisine. Visit USA holds this annual event as our way of giving back and giving thanks to the travel industry who support visitation to the USA.”The next major event series on the calendar for Visit USA will be the annual retail travel agent USA Expos, in February 2019. Registration is scheduled to open in December 2018.last_img

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