The Asia Visitor Center offers one convenient source for a wide range of information relating to Asia travel and life. As a window on Asia, the AVC provides a multifaceted introduction to Asian civilization and a comprehensive overview of contemporary life in Asia. As a practical travel guide, the Visitor Center recommends places to go and things to do for your ultimate discovery of Asia. And, as an educational resource, the AVC provides a versatile platform for the academic management of travel information. The fusion of academic knowledge with travel information provides general insight and specific recommendations within a comprehensive overview of the scenic attractions, cultural landmarks and cosmopolitan cities of Asia. For optimum travel planning, the Visitor Center draws on multiple resources to enable a deeper level of knowledge and a wider scope of content as our network of interconnected tourism offices coordinates three levels of information for multiple destination possibilities. And our versatile communication programs serve two functions as we connect visitors with a spectrum of travel options while also providing a convergence of travel services for the tourism industry. With a cohesive presentation of comprehensive information, the Asia Visitor Center offers an insightful framework for optimum leisure travel while providing an expanding international resource to facilitate academic cooperation, cultural exchange and economic interaction. Please send comments, topic suggestions or travel stories to: