CRUISES rolled out the Celebrity Special Agent Training
Academy, an educational opportunity with tools geared toward
helping agents improve their bottom lines. Celebrity said
home-based agents are encouraged to participate in the academy,
which includes a "comprehensive package of education and training
resources, tools, programs and agent incentives" offered through
half-day seminars that will be held throughout the country.
Participants can earn 10 CLIA credits by attending a seminar.
Fifteen seminars are planned through August. Get more details at www.cruisingpower.com.
VACATION.COM is guaranteeing results for
its agents who attend the marketing organization's International
Conference and Trade Show in New Orleans, June 27 to July 1. "If
you don't learn at least $5,000 in money-making or money-saving
ideas at the conference, we will refund all your costs to attend,
up to $1,000," an e-mail notification from Vacation.com pledged. To
be eligible for a refund, conference registration must be completed
by May 9, and all registered attendees must attend at least five
Learning Center classes, including a minimum of two Supplier
Product Seminars and two Bob Abrames, Mike Marchev or Nolan Burris
sessions. Agents who sign up before May 9 will pay no registration
fee. Detailed terms and conditions on the Profit Guarantee are
available on the conference website at www.agentnet.com/conference.
SALES SUPPORT NETWORK partnered with eMarketing Solutions
Group to provide its members with a multi-pronged resource outlet
that's accessible as a desktop icon. The tool, eMarketing Passport
to Profits, offers one-click access to supplier content, weather
data, passport/visa updates, news, currency conversion rates and
fam trips. Offered free to OSSN's 7,000 members, the program
operates via a small executable file that agents download and store
on their desktops. They can customize the program by creating an
individual user profile. The desktop display can deliver
information to agents in text, image and video formats, and agents
will be automatically notified when new content has been posted to
POCKET: Travel Impressions has a destination wedding
incentive, offering agents a $500 bonus on group bookings (10 rooms
or more) at Karisma Resorts' Azul Blue Hotel & Spa and El
Dorado Royale Resort & Spa, both located in Riveria Maya,
Mexico. In addition, couples who book a group wedding or honeymoon
(10 rooms or more) at either property will receive a free gift. The
offer is good on bookings made by June 18 with travel through
January 2008. More details are at www.travelimpressions.com.
FAM OF THE
Trip: A three-night stay at the Grand
Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa in Maui, Hawaii.
valid: For arrivals through May 17.
Sponsors: Grand Wailea Resort Hotel &
Spa, Wailea, Maui, and Pleasant Holidays.
Cost: $499 per person, double. Includes
roundtrip air from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Kahului Airport
in Maui and three nights' accommodations, including
Contact:www.pleasantagent.com, and book the Mahalo Nui Loa
Agent Editor: Donna Tunney
Phone: (508) 221-3674
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].