the Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel, is gearing up for its
first annual conference, Flying High, Sept. 12 to 14 at the Palms
Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. More than 200 people are expected
to attend, and over half of the NEST agent community will be
represented, said Stuart Cohen, senior vice president. The
conference agenda includes a bevy of guest speakers, product
seminars, sales and marketing training, and a tradeshow.
NEWS from the marketing group for home-based retailers,
Stuart announced the roll out of NESTDirect, a direct-mail program
designed to boost bookings. We have created a portfolio of
professionally designed marketing pieces ranging from postcards to
brochures. The member agency simply submits its mailing list, and
the organization produces and distributes customized direct mail
pieces to the agencys chosen clients on their behalf, said Stuart.
The first 150 pieces of each mailing are free. Additional
quantities are available at a discounted price of 25 cents each.
Learn more about NEST on line at www.jointhenest.com.
INSURANCE, a Canadian travel insurance company, became a
Vacation.com preferred supplier. RBC has been a preferred supplier
for Vacation.com Canada for 18 years.
DATEBOOK: OSSNs Houston Chapter meeting
Sept. 15 will feature Melody Fee, vice president of the network.
Her talk, called Issues and Answers for Home-Based Agents, starts
at 7 p.m. at Pappadeaur, in Houston. RSVP by e-mail to [email protected].
FAM OF THE
Departures: Every Sunday from New York or
Los Angeles to Jerusalem via British Airways.
Length: Six nights.
Sponsor: Tours Specialists, Palm Harbor,
$1,400 per person, double, from New York or $1,550 from Los
Angeles. Includes roundtrip air, hotel accommodations, breakfasts
daily and sightseeing.
Visits Haifa, Jerusalem, Massada, Nazareth, Tel Aviv and
are eligible for $100 additional. Airline taxes are $200
Contact: (800) 223-7552; fax: (727)
784-7520; e-mail: [email protected].