Travel and Tourism Professor to Speak at National Convention

Published 09.24.2002

Faculty & Staff

Paul W. Howe, a faculty member in the School of Business and Computer Technologies at Pennsylvania College of Technology, will speak at the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association's national convention in Las Vegas on Oct. 21.

Howe, an assistant professor of business administration/travel and tourism, will present a seminar on "Selling Dive Travel." DEMA is the world's largest organization of scuba-diving manufacturers, marketers and operators. This is the fourth year Howe will speak at the DEMA convention. He also has presented seminars for Air Jamaica, "Travel Agent Magazine" and the American Society of Travel Agents.

Howe, a Ph.D. candidate in park, recreation and tourism, worked as marketing director at Divi Resorts/Peter Hughes Diving, a Caribbean resort chain; consulted with island tourism boards on their dive markets; owned a dive facility for more than 13 years; and is a scuba-instructor trainer.

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