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August 24, 1986|BETTY MARTIN

The travel and tourism school of Echols International Training Courses will begin fall day sessions on Sept. 8. Evening classes begin Sept. 29. Day classes will meet for eight weeks Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Evening classes meet for 12 weeks Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:15 to 10 p.m. Classes will be held in West Los Angeles, 12304 Santa Monica Blvd. Tuition for the day classes is $2,489 and $1,989 for the evenings. Call (213) 820-8405 for more information.

Belize International Air System of Belize, Central America, will begin non-scheduled air service from Tijuana to Belize on Nov. 22. Connecting flights from Los Angeles and Oakland/San Francisco will be on Aero Mexico. For information call (213) 216-1477.

A "Travel Preview" offering travel assistance, films and refreshments will be held on Wednesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the new Stouffer Concourse Hotel, 5400 W. Century Blvd. near Los Angeles International Airport. For information call (213) 216-5858.

The 1986 Lido in-the-Water Power and Sailboat Show will be held in Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach Sept. 4-7 (used boats) and Sept. 10-14 (new boats). Hours are weekdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission $5 for adults and $2 for children from 6 to 12. For more information call (714) 673-9360. Information on the San Diego show (Oct. 1-5 and Oct. 9-12) is available at the same phone number.

Los Coyotes Travel will sponsor a travel night on Sept. 25 at the Holiday Plaza Hotel, Buena Park. Included will be a film on Alaska and slides of the new Jubilee and Liberte cruise ships. Reservations are a must. Call (714) 670-1184 or (213) 921-0781.

A new helicopter shuttle service connects Pearson International Airport to downtown Toronto. Fares are free for first-class passengers, $15 for executive class, $20 for economy and $35 for discount fare passengers. Flight time is from eight to 10 minutes.

American Way Travel will present Cruise Expo at the Woodland Hills Marriott on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Cruise films and cruise representatives will be featured and there will be light refreshments and a no-host bar. For reservations call (818) 501-3686.

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