At the March SITE European University, Alexander Granaada, a Netherlands-based travel consultant, told a nearly unbelievable tale of bad timing. His car manufacturing client, Opel, had booked an incentive trip to Bali, until the November fires in Borneo and the crash of a Garuda airliner scared off several of the top qualifiers. Opel decided to opt for another destination, at whatever cost, just three months out. Its top priority: an exotic destination on the ocean, so it could carry through the same promotional theme. After much thought, Granaada recommended Sri Lanka, despite its political troubles,. but after just a couple of days after returning from a site inspection, the World Trade Center in Sri Lanka was bombed. The program was off again, and now he had only three weeks to find a replacement--any place with availability would do. That's when, Granaada said, "I pulled out my SITE directory and started leafing through, page by page." Industry friends led him to the Dominican Republic, he chartered a half-full plane to get there (a big budget helps), and--success.