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National Tourism Week recognized in Cape Region Travel and tourism, the second largest industry in Delaware, is quickly becoming the largest in- dustry in the world. Southern Delaware&apos;s economy is fueled by those who visit the area. In fact, according to statistics released re- cently by the Travel Industry of America, Delaware hosted 12.4 million overnight visitors last year, up from 10.4 million in 1996. Delaware joins the world in saluting the 15th annual "National Tourism Week," May 3-9. Tourism nationally is one of America's largest employers. An- nually, travelers to Delaware bring with them and spend close to $1 billion. These dollars pro- duce a ripple effect that is felt through every aspect of the com- munity and beyond. And, tourism adds to local residents' quality of life. In a report released by the Delaware Tourism Office last week, new tourism products in Delaware this year will include the world-class Nicholas and Alexandra exhibit; Harley David- son Museum; Kalmar Nyckel tall Sumlllel" Continued from page 54 day, "buy one entree/sandwich and get one half-price," special. "We are marketing our menu as attractive to diners from 1 to 91, with small or large appetites, with a limited budget or lots of money to spend." The Summer House's widely acclaimed, child-created "Kids Komer" features Summer House trademarked "Toddler" selections, kid-size pizza and pasta, old standby child sandwiches and big kid style entrees for the experi- enced pint-sized restaurant cus- tomers. The Summer House will again feature Tuesday's Mooney Iced Tea Nite (look for a collec- $200 Website . Setup Advertising that works/ 1-800-250-2156 Ext. 1 lvt 2022 Fox Hollow | Lewes, DE 19958 | National Direct Interact | Yellow Pages | , ; hrJ/..ndi.=m J CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 1 - May 7, 1998 - 55 Quillen named to national post The American Rental Association of Delaware recently elected new president, Chris Quillen, right, owner of Grand Rental Station in Rehoboth Beach. Handing over the gavel is past president, Debbie Miller, general manager of Grand Rental Station in Rehoboth Beach. Quillen recently returned from Orlando, Fla., where he attended the American Rental Association's national trade show where more than 700 ven- dors displayed everything from table linens to tractors. ship; Indy car race set for Dover Downs; the Rehoboth Beach Film Festival in Nmlember; and the ex- pansion project at Rehoboth Out- lets. "The dollars spent by visitors have strengthened Southern Delaware's economy by creating jobs, supporting loca businesses - from gas stations to retail stores - and creating greater tax revenues to support the communities," said Cynthia S. Small, executive direc- tor of Sussex County Convention and Tourism Commission. "Beach replenishment is a prime example in that lodging tax col- Iected from our overnight visitors is used to pay for beach nourish- ment. Since 1990, more than $6 million in visitor-generated dol- lars have been utilized to protect and preserve our beaches." For more information, call 856-1818, 302-739-4271 or 227-2233. tor's T-shirt); Friday's Beach House Nite; Sunday's half-price Daiquiri Party, an "island sensa- tion" since 1977, features fresh fruit daiquiris at half-price, "Bushwackers" - frozen concoc- tion served in a collectors' reusable cup, "Wings to Go" com- plimentary chicken wing, and en- tertainment and promotions from 5 to 8 p.m. beginning Memorial Day. Saving and decorating the Sum- mer House Saloon with wine corks has been a bartender passion since 1987. "Since we're in the business of making memories, we've created a "cork stamp" for our wine loving guests who wish to take a piece of the Summer House home with them. It's a unique way to remember an evening at the beach and at our restaurant," Sue Krick said. The Summer House is open sev- en days a week during the season from 5 p.m. The restaurant is closed Wednesdays and Thurs- days in May. All major credit cards are accepted. For more in- formation, call 227-3895 or e-mail <sumhouse @ dmv.com>. IIOMil The demand is high for fme homes. If you've been frustrated by your home not selling, or want to see what your home is worth in today's ever changing market, call Century 21 MANN & MOORE to speak with an experienced agent. Our office SELLS FAST FOR TOP DOLLAR. We guarantee our service in writing. "Don't wait, the buyers won't". 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