Terry Jones, founder and former CEO of Travelocity.com and chairman of KAYAK.com, and Frederick Marx, best known for his critically acclaimed film “Hoop Dreams," will share their insights in a fascinating lecture entitled "" at the Tahoe Center For Environmental Sciences in Incline Village, NV on October 20.
Joneswill focus on how 21st century technology can help savvy travelers secure the best online deals online. Gain insights on when to book airline seats, how to score hotel upgrades and who to call for the travel advice. His expertise just may save you time, money and stress. Marx's newest film, “Journey of Zanskar: A Monk’s Vow to Children,” follows the struggle of a Himalayan village in Zanskar, one of the most remote places on earth.
All proceeds from the event on Oct. 20 will go to READ Global. Myths and Mountains, an adventure travel company, provides financial and in-kind support to READ, enabling it to build Community Library Resource Centers in Nepal, India and Bhutan and seeds businesses to fully sustain and support them. The centers not only provide educational materials, but provide literacy training, women's and girl's empowerment, microcredit, health/HIV and other activities.
IF YOU GO
There will be a private cocktail party and a meet-and-greet with the speakers at 3:30 p.m. Doors open for the event at 5 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by an exclusive dinner hosted at a private residence. Tickets for the lecture are $5 / students, $15 / public in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets for the private cocktail party, lecture with reserved seating, and exclusive dinner are $250 per person.