The Verona Fairs Authority is sponsoring a low-cost VIP trade trip to the 39th edition of Marmomacc, which will take place from October 7 to 10, 2004, at the Verona Fairgrounds in Verona, Italy. The land package to Verona from October 7 to 11 includes the following: round-trip transfer from Venice Airport to the Montresor Hotel in Verona by private motor coach (leaving the airport on October 7 at 11:30 a.m. and returning on October 11 at 9:00 a.m.); four nights and five days at the four-star Montresor Giberti Hotel (double occupancy); daily full breakfast at the hotel; daily transportation to and from the hotel and the fair by private motor coach; welcome and farewell dinner sponsored by the Verona Fairs Organization in leading Verona restaurants; visits to local producers with lunch and dinner; fair catalog and VIP admission to Marmomacc; and all Italian taxes.

A two-day stay on October 5 and 6, and a welcome dinner at the four-star Grand Hotel Principe in Venice is also offered as an option, prior to the transfer to Verona, however, space is limited. Air transportation to Venice on non-stop Delta flight DL 154 (leaving John F. Kennedy Airport in New York at 8:20 p.m. and arriving in Venice Marco Polo airport the following day at 10:20 a.m.) with return via Paris on Delta flight DL 8266/DL 17 (leaving Venice at 10:05 a.m. and arriving in New York at 3:55 p.m.) will be also available at the lowest possible fare, at the moment of the booking.

For more information about the VIP trade trip, e-mail Lucio Caputo, U.S. Representative, Verona Fairs Authority, 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 1341, New York, NY 10165; (212) 867-2422; Fax: (212) 867-4114; E-mail:; Internet: