CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 10, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) American vacations featured; scenes shown of Teresa Dobbs' family vacationing in DC. Av. length of the American vacation discussed. [US Travel Data Center spokesperson Suzanne COOK - explains reasons for short vacations.] [MAN - talks about wkend. vacations.] [American Express spokesperson Regine OESCH - discusses vacation pkgs.] TV ad for hotel shown. [Dobbs FAMILY - praises their vacation plans.] Report introduced.
(NYC: Lynn Brown) Train vacations featured; scenes shown. [Vacationer Charles HEARD - comments.] [Amtrak spokesperson Robert GALL - says company is doing well.] Reservation and overcrowding problems detailed; scenes shown from New York City train stn. [PASSENGERS - complain.] [HEARD - talks about sleeping quarter shortages.] [Travel writer Ted SCULL - says United States needs to invest in railroads.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands: Victoria Corderi) Cruise ship industry featured; scenes shown. [VACATIONER - says he first saw cruise ship on "Love Boat".] [Ind. analyst Harvey KATZ - says cruising has become affordable.] TV ads. for cruise ships shown. [Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson Mickey ARISON - discusses television ads.] [Passenger Wilma PARKER - talks about cruise vacation.] Mkt. for future cruises discussed.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Travel industry predictions for this summer noted.