About the Author
Jeanne Semer-Purzycki is one of the leading authors in travel andtourism education today. She is the author of five leading textbooksfor the travel and tourism industry:
Travel Vision: Guide to the Travel and Hospitality Industry
Practical Guide to Fares and Ticketing, 3d ed.
Guide to SABRE Reservations and Ticketing
International Travel, Fares and Ticketing
Sails For Profit
(Prentice-Hall), a comprehensivehow-to for cruise travel.Ms. Semer-Purzycki has served as classroom instructor and directorof the Travel School of America in Boston. She has also been a con-tributing author for The Travel Institute (formerly ICTA). Ms. Semer-Purzycki currently serves as Educational Specialist with the HigherEducation Assistance Group, Boston, where she assists schools andcolleges in all phases of operation.Ms. Semer-Purzycki earned a bachelor’s degree in Education fromthe University of Vermont and a master’s degree in Education andInstructional Media from Central Connecticut State University.
About the Contributing Reviewer
Constance F. Curlott, CTC, earned a bachelor’s degree in Educationfrom Southern Illinois University and obtained her Certified TravelConsultant Certificate from The Travel Institute (formerly ICTA),Wellesley, Massachusetts. Before retiring, Ms. Curlott worked asan adjunct professor at Florida Community College, where shetaught Travel Agency Operations, Tourism, Destination Geography,and Computer Reservations Systems.