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Volume 24 No. 159
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VISA ANNOUNCES SALUTE TO OLYMPIC ALUMNI

     Visa announced yesterday plans for a "Visa Olympic Reunion
Center" as a hospitality oasis for all Olympic Alumni at the '96
Games.  The Center will include meeting areas, refreshment
services, communications and broadcast facilities, and banquet
rooms for special reunion functions.  As a way to provide media
access to Olympic alumni, Visa is finalizing a TV deal with the
satellite NBC News Channel that includes live remote broadcasts
from the Center; scheduling of 100-plus NBC broadcast affiliates
daily on-site; interviews to uplinked satellites daily; as well
as broadcast feeds from the Center to CNBC, the NBC Superchannel,
NBC News, NBC Sports, the Spanish-language Canal de Noticias and
international outlets (Visa).