NEST, the Network of Entrepreneurs Selling
Travel, is gearing up for its Home-Based Sensation National
Conference in October. The four-day event will be held on the
Carnival Sensation from Oct. 26 to 29. The cruise sails roundtrip
from Port Canaveral and will feature two days of training,
networking and lectures, a trade show and opportunities to meet
with supplier representatives. Details on speakers and costs will
be announced soon. Agents can register at www.jointhenest.com.
TRAVEL AGENTS ONLY will host a Cruise University aboard
the Carnival Triumph on Dec. 9, sailing roundtrip from Miami.
During the cruise, agents will visit Cozumel, Mexico; Ocho Rios,
Jamaica; and Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Bernie Blomquist,
manager of training and development for CLIA, will conduct three
classes and present two videos that will earn attending agents 65
credits toward their ACC/MCC and ECC certifications. Also
participating will be Joachim de Posada, a motivational speaker,
author, trainer and consultant.
PROGRAM also includes the Cruise and Travel Agents Only
Travel Sales Certification program. Agents passing the TSC course
can also earn eight continuing education units (CEUs) from the
Travel Institute. Tuition starts at $529 per person, including all
port charges, government fees, taxes and course materials.
Companions are welcome at the same rate. Contact Cruise and Travel
Agents Only, (954) 491-2269 or visit www.cruiseandtravelagentsonly.com.
POCKET: Worldspan users can link from the GDS to OfficialTravelDocuments.com, where commissions are
paid for obtaining clients documents. Up to $15 in commission can
be earned, per document. Sample documents include passports, visas
and birth certificates.
FAM OF THE
valid: Through Sept. 10 for overnight stays.
Sponsor: The Venetian
Resort Hotel Casino.
Cost: From $119 per
night for suite accommodations. Also covers two-for-one Blue Man
Group tickets; two-for-one entry into the Canyon Ranch Spa; a
half-price ticket for the outside gondola ride when a full-price
ticket is purchased; a $10 match play on the slot machines; and a
Grand Canal Shoppes Premier Passport, which offers discounts at the
403-8046 and mention code DTAD05.
Phone: (508) 221-3674
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