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Fiesta Resort, Kanoa Resort, Sorensen Media Group support tourism summit

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(MTEC) — Local businesses continue to extend their support to the Marianas Tourism Education Council Tourism Summit on Jan. 23, 2020, with Fiesta Resort, Kanoa Resort, and Sorensen Media Group joining the growing list of sponsors.

Executives of Fiesta Resort and Kanoa Resort presented a $1,500 check to the MTEC board on January 3, 2020, and Sorenson Media Group has donated $1,000 worth of radio ads.

“Kanoa Resort Saipan, alongside Fiesta Resort & Spa, will always prioritize educating our youth about the importance of tourism and the opportunities it presents,” said Kanoa Resort director of operations Glenn Policare. “The annual summit allows the MY WAVE students to enjoy a day of activities and education while engaging with some of our industries leaders. Fiesta Resort GM Wendi and I look forward to the summit every year.”

Other summit sponsors are Eland Group of Companies (Kensington Hotel and PIC Saipan), T Galleria by DFS, TSL Foundation, D&Q, Kanoa Resort, Fiesta Resort & Spa, Bridge Capital LLC, Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands, IT&E, Matson Navigation Co., Triple J Saipan, and Saipan Ice & Water.

Fiesta Resort general manager Wendi Herring and Kanoa Resort operations manager Glenn Policare, third and second right, present a $1,500 check on Jan. 3, 2020, for the Marianas Tourism Education Council Tourism Summit on Jan. 23, 2020.  From left, Marianas Visitors Authority community projects manager and MTEC board member Martin Duenas, MVA community projects specialist Ray Villagomez, MTEC Chairwoman Vicky Benavente, Herring, Policare, and MVA community projects specialist Jack Aranda.  MTEC photo

“It’s always been a pleasure for Sorensen Media Group to aid MTEC, whether it be through organizing golf fundraisers with them as we have done in the past or supporting this year’s summit, directly,” said Power 99 general manager James Nelson. “We are confident the participating students are going to learn a lot about the industry, have some fun doing it, and walk away with a better understanding that ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business.’ ”

The theme of this year’s summit, co-organized by the Marianas Visitors Authority, is “VolunTOURISM: Learn today. Lead tomorrow.” reflecting the opportunities available to students to engage with the industry and learn today in preparation for the leadership roles they will take in the industry in the future. This year’s summit will be held at Fiesta Resort & Sapa with students from MY WAVE — Marianas Youth Welcome All Visitors Enthusiastically — Clubs in grades 5-12 chosen by their respective schools to participate.

The annual summit will feature Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance executive director Roberta Guerrero, CNMI Public School System middle school teacher Victor Cabrera, American Red Cross-Northern Mariana Islands chapter executive director John Hirsch, and Saipan Chamber of Commerce financial and data management coordinator Franco M. Santos.

The summit will also feature exhibits by the MVA, MINA, Northern Mariana Islands Museum of History & Culture, Northern Marianas Trades Institute, Lions Club International, 500 Sails, and others.

For more information, contact MVA community projects specialist Jack Aranda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or MVA community projects manager Martin Duenas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 664.3210.

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