WorldTravel BTI President to Speak at KSU

Danny Hood‚ President of WorldTravel BTI −− the 3rd largest travel agency in…

Georgia (Oct 10, 2002) — WorldTravel BTI President to Speak at KSU

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Abstract

Danny Hood‚ President of WorldTravel BTI −− the 3rd largest travel agency in America −− will speak to students and faculty of the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University on Tuesday‚ Oct. 15 at 5:00 p.m. The address will be in Room 151 of the Burruss Building.



Hood will speak as part of the Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series‚ which lets business leaders from around the nation share their expertise with the KSU community. The event is free and open to the public.



WorldTravel specializes in global travel management for corporations and universities. The firm has $4 billion in sales‚ and 16‚000 employees. Hood‚ who attended KSU‚ is also a founder of TRX‚ an e−commerce spin−off of WorldTravel‚ which is best known for pioneering e−fulfillment and customer care centers for large travel Web sites. One out of every six airline tickets on the Internet are issued by TRX.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 15‚500 from 118 countries‚ offers 55 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.








A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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