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CAPE GAZETI, Friday, September 24 - September 30, 1999 - 57 SCCTC markets hospitality to National Toudsm 00socation L auWrh ,ts a$$snm$ ma#0 ehl ?Y$ baken u sa! T[bFunMiShell, owner of Travel Perks in Laurel sex gold honey and a recipes of the Cape Region and an SCCTC board member, volunteered to create cookbook have in common? They all represent the this year s masterpiece. Items representing the best hospitality visitors look for when visiting the south- of Sussex County, including an autographed book, em Delaware region. The Beaches of Delaware," by Kevin Fleming, And, taking that message to the people, Sussex were creatively displayed in an antique egg gather- County Convention and Tourism Commission (SC- ing basket to signify the tax-free antique shopping CTC) is once again participating in a national auc- and agricultural communities in Sussex County. tion, sponsored by the National Tour Association Golf balls, travel coffee mug, crystal millennium Submitted photo (NTA), which will be held in November in Nashville, Tenn. The auction is part of the trade&apos;s as- sociation's annual Marketplace, attended by 4,000 delegates from around the world. 'The auction gives us the opportunity to market southern Delaware to tour operators, and it's for a good cause," said Cynthia S. Small, executive direc- tor of SCCTC. "Typically, the annual auctions raise more than $200,000 which is used for scholarships, research grants and programs administered by the National champagne flutes, beeswax candlesticks, Old Christ Church canvas totes and cookbooks completed the southern Delaware hospitality basket. Small will attend this year's marketplace to pro- mote southern Delaware to motorcoach companies interested in bringing tours to Delaware. She is also in the process of updating and reprinting the South- ern Delaware Tour Planner, which will also be used as a sales tool for the motorcoach industry. For more information on how to market to groups, all 856- 1818. Delmarva Online introduces Web mail Delmarva Online, the area's largest local Internet provider, re- cently added Webmail to its ex- panding line of Internet services. Webmail allows the more than 15,000 Delmarva Online sub- scribers to use a Web-based inter- face to send and receive e-mail using their Delmarva Online ac- counts from anywhere on the Web. Subscribers do not need to dial into the Delmarva Online net- Work in order to access and man- age their e-mail. As a result, sub- scribers can easily check their e- mail at work or when they are traveling, without having to re- configure their mail settings and without having to incur expensive long-distance phone charges. The only requirement for using Web- mail is Internet access. If users can browse the Web, they can manage their Delmarva Online e- mail. The free service is geared to- ward business travelers, who of- ten need to stay in touch with their main offices, as well as for those who do not access the Internet through Delmarva Online at work. Users can visit the Delmar- va Online Web site at <> and click on the Webmail icon to access this fea- ture. Many Delmarva Online sub- scribers have already taken ad- vantage of this new feature, in- cluding Thomas Shreeve, an emergency physician at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. Shree- ve said the service has eliminated his need to set up another Web- based e-mail account so he can access his mail at work. "I find the service very convenient, in that I can check to see if there are im- portant messages waiting for me while I'm at work," he said. "It's a real time saver to be able to get my e-mail at work and review it during the day, instead of having to wait until I get home." East Coast Gift Expo set Nov. 14-16 On Nov. 14-16, a trade show for the benefit of all businesses in the Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia coastal resort area will be held. This expo is held at this time so retailers can place their orders for next year's summer season. The expo is designed for those retailers who purchase any of the following: imprinted merchan- dise, gifts, novelties, beach sup- plies, T-shirts, imports, sea shells and sea shell merchandise, jewel- ry, lamps and sportswear. The show will be held at the new Ocean City, Md. Convention Center, located at 4200 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. All the exhibit halls on the main floor will be used to accommo- date the 350 booths, with mer- chandise, by the 150 companies from all over the United States who will be participating. These companies will be show- ing and taking orders from retail- ers who attend the show. The latest fashions in T-shirts, the newest novelties, all types of souvenirs and beach supplies will be on display. Over 5,000 buyers badges will be mailed out in advance to over 2,100 businesses in the coastal re- gions. The show is not open to the public, and only those businesses with proper company identifica- tion will be admitted. 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