NEST, the Network of Entrepreneurs Selling
Travel, will offer a series of niche marketing seminars prior to
its Viva Las Vegas NEST FEST from Dec. 2 to 5 at the Mandalay Bay
Resort and Casino. Seminars will focus on honing high-end selling
skills, selling destination weddings and targeting
multi-generational travel. For more information about the event,
NEST agents can call Rosemary Sarkis at 888-245-NEST, Ext. 3007 or
e-mail [email protected].
DICKINSON, the retiring Carnival CEO, will host America's
Vacation Center's final online Travel Executive Forum of the year
on Nov. 27, at 3 p.m. EST. AVC said Dickinson will offer "exclusive
sales insight to all travel professional attendees," in addition to
an update on Carnival and his opinion on the future of the cruising
industry. Up to 1,000 agents can register for the session on a
first-come, first-served basis. Details are at www.travelexecutiveforum.com.
PORT HOLE: Holland America Line's newest ship, the
Eurodam, will be christened in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on July
1 before it embarks on a 10-day maiden voyage from Copenhagen,
Denmark. The ship will sail its inaugural season in Europe,
followed by sailings in Canada and New England in the fall and the
Caribbean in the winter. The Eurodam, the first of HAL's
Signature-class ships, will feature two new alternative-dining
venues that feature pan-Asian and Italian cuisine.
DATEBOOK: The OSSN Kansas City Chapter will
meet Dec. 7, at 11:30 a.m. for a benefits and networking session.
The chapter will welcome OSSN agents as well as non-members at the
Olive Garden Restaurant in Overland Park, Kan. The meeting is free
for OSSN members and $5 for non-members. Agents should RSVP via
e-mail to [email protected].
FAM OF THE
valid: Through Dec. 31 for
two-night stays at select properties.
Cost: Complimentary first
night with additional nights starting at $59 per room.
Noteworthy: Stays must
begin on a Friday or Saturday. Request code NXCW for the free night
and NXCX for the additional nights. For a list of available
locations, visit HyattPlace.com or check the Hyatt Place
directory in the GDSs.
Agent Editor: Donna Tunney
Phone: (508) 221-3674
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