MTRAVEL, the host agency division of
Montrose Travel in Montrose, Calif., rolled out a new informational
site at MTravel.com for anyone interested in learning more about
its hosting programs. The site has descriptions of various
programs, including home-based, local agent, corporate and Apollo
hosting; marketing tools; and training opportunities; demos and of
its Consumer Private Labeled Web site, testimonials and other
information. Agents can learn more by calling (800) 870-5799.
VACATION.COM added more than 90 agencies to
its roster in the last quarter of 2007, bringing its total agency
membership to just above 5,000. Steve Tracas, president and CEO of
Vacation.com, said, "These new additions represent quality agencies
that will significantly enhance sales for our targeted preferred
DATEBOOK: The OSSN Cleveland Chapter will
meet on Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. for a dinner seminar with Funjet at
Mavis Winkle's Restaurant & Pub (5005 Rockside Road,
Independence, Ohio. The meeting will be free for OSSN members and
$5 for non-members. Bob Crivelli, Funjet's development manager for
the Ohio region, will lead the presentation. To reserve a spot,
e-mail [email protected].
PORT HOLE: Costa Cruises completed a $21 million upgrade
to four of its ships. The Costa Victoria, Costa Marina, Costa
Concordia and Costa Classica each went into drydock in Genoa or
Palermo during the past few months. In addition to exterior
upgrades, public spaces and cabins were restyled and the flooring
on the outer decks was replaced with teak.
FAM OF THE
Trip: Roundtrip cruise from Marseille,
France, on Louis Cruise Lines' Coral, calling at Genoa, Italy;
Tangiers, Morocco; and Almeria, Barcelona, Ibiza, Malaga and Palma
de Mallorca, Spain.
Departures: April 13 and 27; May 4, 11 and
25; and June 8, 15 and 22 from Marseille, cruise only.
Length: Eight days.
Sponsor: Sterling Vacations, Austin,
Cost: $699 for inside cabins and $899 for
oceanview cabins, per person, double. Includes all onboard meals
Noteworthy: The companion rate is $100
additional. Port taxes and additional fees are not included. Dates
through November are available.
Contact: (866) 345-7755; fax: (512)
345-7722; e-mail: [email protected].
Agent Editor: Donna Tunney
Phone: (508) 221-3674
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].