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About the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting: Optional Tour Information

February 9-13 · 1997 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Orlando, Florida

Orlando '97
Best of Orlando
Shopping Extravaganza
Tiffany at Winter Park
Touch of Class
Kennedy Space Center
Hard Rock Cafe & Universal Studios
Tropical River Cruise
Walt Disney World
February 1997 in Orlando, Florida will be an exciting time for the attendees of the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting. Listed here are many of the optional tours which are available to choose from. Please call Suncoast Representation Services at 1-(800)-766-1877, for more detailed information. You can also download the Tour Reservation Form (an Adobe Acrobat portable document format file) to make a tour reservation and/or purchase discounted Disney World tickets. The tour reservation deadline is January 27, 1997.


Sunday, February 9, 1997
Tour Duration: 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
An exciting tour where Orlando will be seen from both land and water. The fun begins with a narrated tour through downtown Orlando where many tourists never venture ! You'll see the historic Church Street District and gaze at beautiful Lake Eola. From there it's on to one of the most exclusive residential areas in Orlando, Winter Park. Passing by Rollins College, you'll soon be on charming Park Avenue before arriving for your scenic one hour boat trip. As you cruise through three of the major lakes in Winter Park, you'll view spectacular homes, gardens and tropical wildlife.
Inclusive price per person: $24.00
(Minimum 40 people)

Tour reservation deadline is January 27, 1997.
All tours will depart from the Convention Center main Entrance.
All tours are subject to cancellation if minimum numbers are not met.
Tours can be booked on-site, however they will be subject to availability.
Suncoast will not send out a confirmation of your tour booking, however you may contact us by phone, or refer to your canceled check or credit card statement for a receipt.
Unless a tour is canceled, no refunds will be issued after January 27, 1997.


Monday, February 10, 1997
Tour Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Shop 'til you drop! Your shopping spree will begin at the Belz Factory Outlet Mall, home to hundreds of national brand shops and boutiques. We will then proceed to the Designer Outlet Mall where you'll find everything from books and clothing to fine china and leather goods, again all from national manufacturers. This is your chance to find name brand, quality merchandise at outlet prices!
Inclusive price per person: $9.00
(Minimum 40 people)


Monday, February 10, 1997
Tour Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day in quaint and beautiful Winter Park. Take a relaxing ride on the Winter Park boat tour, famous since the 1930's. Your knowledgeable guide will show you points of interest such as Rollins College and the historic mansions that make this one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Orlando. Then its off to Park Avenue where you'll find many fine shops, boutiques and galleries. You will enjoy a visit to the Morse Gallery of Art, housing the largest private collection of Tiffany glass in the world. Lunch is at Maison de Crepe.
Inclusive price per person: $39.00
(Minimum 40/Maximum 80 people per tour)


Tuesday, February 11, 1997
Tour Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Imagine cruising along, with the wind in your hair, across water and marsh land at speeds up to 50 miles per hour. You will enjoy seeing Florida' wildlife while touring through reeds, marshlands and lily pads. In the stately cypress trees you may even get a glimpse of a bald eagle. There are deer, turkeys, armadillos, turtles raccoons and many other animals, and of course we can't forget the Florida gator. After you catch a glimpse of these creatures in the wild you'll be able to study them up close and personal at Gatorland. Gatorland is recognized internationally as the leader in alligator farming and research. You can bravely wrap a boa constrictor around you neck or hold an alligator! Visit the alligator breeding marsh or climb the three story Observation Tower for a birds eye view of the alligators basking in the sun. You will be educated, entertained and amazed by the "dinosaurs" of Florida.
Inclusive price per person: $31.00
(Minimum 40 people)


Tuesday, February 11, 1997
Time Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Spend a delightfully elegant day "in the country" sampling the finer life. Your day starts in picturesque Mt. Dora, the antique center of Florida. The charm and singular tranquillity of this historic town make shopping a leisurely interlude. Wander through village boutiques and antique shops while enjoying the charm of yesteryear. Take a break at the historic Lakeside Inn where you'll enjoy a sumptuous lunch in Victorian elegance. The day ends with a tour and wine tasting at the nearby Lakeridge Winery overlooking the scenic rolling hills of Lake County. The winery produces award winning vintages from grapes developed specifically for Florida's climate.
Inclusive price per person: $32.00
(Minimum 40 people)


Wednesday, February 12, 1997
Tour Duration: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Begin your morning at the Astronauts Hall of Fame and Cape Canaveral Spaceport USA! Kennedy Space Center is the world's only Space Shuttle launch site. Step into a life sized replica of our nation's Space Shuttle and visit the numerous exhibits relating the history of the US space program. The highlight of a day at Kennedy Space Center. however will probably be the chance to get up close to the actual facilities used in a shuttle launch. A double-decker NASA bus takes you on a distinctive, two hour expedition where you'll see the monstrous Vehicle Assembly Building and the actual shuttle launch pads. The tour includes many picture taking opportunities. End the day with an airboat ride along the meandering St. John's river where you may see alligators, otter, blue heron, cranes, bald eagles and other Florida wildlife.
Inclusive price per person: $33.00
(Minimum 40 People)


Thursday, February 13, 1997
Tour Duration: 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Orlando's Hard Rock Cafe ,the largest in the world, is also known as "The Kingdom of Rock 'N Roll". This two story building, shaped like an electric guitar, houses the largest collection of rock and roll memorabilia in the world. After you bypass the line outside you will enjoy the most entertaining and upbeat serving staff, liveliest atmosphere and fabulous food. After lunch you will be able to enjoy the rest of the afternoon at Universal Studios, where you can ride the movies. Ride with E.T. on his magical bicycle, tremble as Jaws... The Great White Terror pursues you relentlessly, even through a wall of flame. Blast through time with Doc Brown in "Back To the Future" and don't miss the world first 3D Virtual Adventure. Join Arnold Schwarzenegger in a 3-D surround adventure that hurls you beyond imagination. Terminator 2: 3-D Battle Across Time--the newest way to ride the movies!
Inclusive price per person: $56.70
(Minimum 50 people)


Friday, February 14, 1997
Tour Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy Southern Hospitality at its finest! The day begins with highlights of City Beautiful's historic downtown and a walking tour of the historic Church Street Station district. Enjoy the real Florida on this leisurely three hour cruise along one of Florida's most picturesque waterways, the St. John's River, home to the manatee, waterfowl, and of course, the alligator. Nestled among the graceful live oaks and cypress, Florida's St. John's River winds gently from its source near Melbourne northward along a 300 mile path to the Atlantic Ocean. This delightful cruise also includes a bountiful, full course lunch, which will be served by some of the South's most hospitable staff.
Inclusive price per person: $44.00
(Minimum 40 people)

Tickets exclusive to attendees of the 1997 TMS Annual Meeting

The tickets described are exclusive only to the attendees of 1997 TMS Annual Meeting and are NOT AVAILABLE AT THE GATE. The tickets are only valid between February 7, 1997 and February 16, 1997. They may be picked up with your tour tickets at the Suncoast Hospitality Desk located at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
AttractionAdult Children (ages 3-9)
Universal Studios$37.00$32.00
Sea World$36.00$32.00
Includes 2-Day unlimited admission to Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney-MGM Studios.
Adults: $79.00 Child: $63.00 (ages 3-9)

Includes 3-Day unlimited admission into the 3 main Disney parks, plus 1 complimentary admission to Pleasure Island. Admission to Pleasure Island is restricted to those eighteen years of age (18) or older unless accompanied by an adult.
Adults: $115.00 Child: $93.00 (ages 3-9)

Includes 4-Day unlimited admission into the 3 main Disney parks, plus 1 complimentary admission to Pleasure Island. Admission to Pleasure Island restricted to those eighteen years of age (18) or older unless accompanied by an adult.
Adults: $144.50 Child: $116.00 (ages 3-9)

Additional attraction tickets will be available on-site. Look for the Suncoast Tour and Ticket desk in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

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