Proud to Represent...
This month we have over 800 new Travel Agents receving
this email, mostly from Quebec!! If you are reading this
monthly email for the very first time...a warm welcome!!
Our company "FMTM" is the Canadian Representative for
Real Resorts, Honua Kai Resort & Spa and El Cid Resorts.
If you need anything please don't hesitate to contact
us. We send out this newsletter every month in an effort
to keep you up to date on the latest news and promotions
at the resorts. Also, it's a great way for us to stay in
So last month both Dave and I were both out doing some
travelling. Dave was in Brazil and I was
Above are photos from our respective trips. You can see
Dave posing in front of the famous
Redentor Statue in Rio de Janeiro with
beautiful blue sky in the background. And there's me in
front of the slightly less famous, but equally
Moose statue in Moose Jaw Sask as
thunder clouds were rolling in.
So my question is which trip would you have rather been
Yep, me too. I love Saskatchewan!!! Go Riders go!!!
If Saskatchewan isn't on your clients' wish-list this
winter keep reading below for all the latest news from
Mexico (Real Resorts & El Cid Resorts) and Maui (Honua
Have a great month and chat soon.
Freddie Marsh, CTC
FMTM - Freddie Marsh Travel Marketing
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Our August Photo Contest Winner Is...
A big congratulations goes to
Karlene Petrie from CWT Concierge in Toronto.
Karlene correctly answered that the Honua
Kai Resort & Spa features 3 spectacular pools. Keep
reading below for this month's photo contest. You
may be the lucky winner!! |
NEW TRAVEL AGENT & NEW RRMEMBER
Welcome Candace Trenouth
A few weeks ago I was in Regina, Saskatchewan doing
sales calls and I had the opportunity to meet new Travel
Trenouth from Marlin Travel. Candace is
a graduate of the travel program at Medicine Hat College
and she has only been on the job a few months, but in
that time she has already booked Real Resorts. :)
Candace was thrilled to learn that by joning the
RRMembers Commission Booster program she earned a
$30 bonus for her booking at the Gran Caribe Real in
Cancun. It only took a couple of minutes for the initial
sign-up and now every time she books Real Resorts her
clients' will receive a welcome amenity and Candace will
receive a bonus commission cheque.
Way to go Candace and welcome to the travel industry!!!
HONUA KAI EMAIL LIST
Did you know that Honua Kai has an email list
especially for Travel Agents and by joining you will
receive regular offers and information just for you?
Kai has all the comfort of home and all the amenities
of a luxury resort inluding spacious studios, one, two
and three bedroom suites. Each has fully equipped
gourmet kitchens, and there is an expansive Aquatic
Playground just steps from the ocean.
A Maui vacation at
Honua Kai couldn't be more perfect.
LET'S GO FISHING
In Mazatlan or the Riviera Maya
El Cid Resorts features a world-class pair of marinas
both in Mazatlán and in the Cancún/Riviera Maya area.
El Cid just published a new website to highlight these
water amenities and activities
Sailing and cruising charters and sportfishing, scuba
and snorkeling excursions are available through the
Aries Fleet in Mazatlán and Puerto Morelos
Sportfishing Fleet in Cancún/Riviera Maya.
Sportfishing, scuba diving and snorkeling charters can
be arranged through Marina El Cid's Aries Fleet in
Mazatlán and features the newest and fastest boats in
Mexico. Guests can also enjoy whale watching, an
adventure tour of Deer or Stone Island or watch a
spectacular Mazatlán sunset from a trimaran. You can
find the Mazatlán Fishing Calendar
HERE to see that there is great sport fishing
available year round.
As the only Riviera Maya resort with its own
professional boating services, Hotel Marina El Cid Spa
& Beach Resort features a wide and deep channel --
providing safe harbor to yachts and other large boats.
Guests can experience Cancún/Riviera Maya from a truly
breathtaking point of view, then drop anchor and enjoy
the luxurious accommodations and world-class services
of our oceanfront resort hotel and spa.
Both El Cid Marinas provide professional docking and
marina services for vessels of up to 120 feet. In
addition to standard fishing dock amenities like
electricity hookups, fueling and pump out stations and
24-hour security, guests at El Cid marinas enjoy full
privileges at any of our oceanfront hotels.
FOUR DAY ROYAL MAYAN SPA RITUAL
Celebrate, Refresh & Rejuvenate Mayan Style
As we approach the significant date of December 21,
2012 on the Mayan Calendar, Real Resorts is pleased to
honor the belief that this date marks the beginning of
a period in time in which Earth and its inhabitants
will undergo a positive physical and spiritual
transformation. In celebration of this reawakening
Real Resorts is offering new era comprehensive SPA
experience at the Mayan influenced SPAzul at The ROYAL
Cancun & Playa del Carmen. The four day experience is
created to indulge the senses and inspire a new
ROYAL Mayan Ultimate SPA Ritual
Guests at either of the luxury-gourmet, all-inclusive,
all-suite, adult only ROYALS may enjoy The ROYAL Mayan
Ultimate SPA Ritual that can be added to any four
night or longer stay for an additional $599 per person
and is available through December 22, 2012.
This unique experience is overseen by the Resorts'
trained Mayan Shaman and the expert staff at SPAzul.
Over each of the four days guests will embark on a
journey of relaxation and renewal. The process
Day 1: A guided 'Ludic Circuit' of hydrotherapy and
aromatherapy followed by a Temezccal (Mayan Sweat
Lodge experience) and a massage. |
Day 2: Luxuriate with a Mayan foot ritual that
includes hibiscus flower exfoliation and a Mayan
chickxulub mud wrap with banana leaves, followed by
a Mayan Detox Massage. |
Day 3: Experience a Therapeutic Mayan Massage and an
organic Mayan facial. |
Day 4: A Divine Bath in the Ludic Circuit and a
massage with honey and music therapy. |
In addition each guest of The ROYAL Mayan Ultimate SPA
Ritual will receive a commemorative jute bag with
their personalized Mayan KIN printed on a special
Amate scroll (the KIN is the interpretation of the
energy that the person represents), a ceremonial stone
and an aromatherapy candle. Each guest will also be
treated to a Mayan welcome cocktail and additional
treats that include Mayan desserts, tropical fruits
and Mayan coffee and liqueurs. All Mayan Experiences
are commissionable to a travel agent and may be booked
through a travel agent or online at
use promotional code: MSP4.
El Cid Marina Question
The above photo shows the Hotel Marina El Cid Spa &
Beach Resort, which can provide professional docking
and marina services for vessels of up to how many
Simply reply to this email with your guess and a
winner will be randomly selected from all of the
correct answers. Good luck!!!
REAL RESORTS RECIPE
Mayan Style Tkinxic - Grilled & Seasoned Fresh Fish
Tkinxic is a traditional Mayan inspired regional dish
that is prepared in the ancient style of cooking found
throughout the Riviera Maya region of Mexico. The dish
celebrates the fresh fish of the region and herbs and
spices common to Mayan style cooking.
Preparing the spice rub
1 whole fish or four fish filets may be used (serves
two to four people). Appropriate fish can be red
snapper, grouper, sea bass or any preferred white
fish. Clean and dry fish or filets.
Prepare the Rub:
2/3 cup of Achiote Paste.
Achiote paste is made with a mixture of equal parts
Annatto (Mexican Oregano). This is available in a
Mexican grocery store or Bodega.
tablespoon of thyme
cup of diced red onion
cup of diced sweet pepper
Salt & pepper to taste
Combine the first 8 ingredients into a dry rub. The
Annatto is a red seed and is typically ground with a
mortar and pistil but can be ground in a spice grinder
if you prefer. Rub ½ of the dry mix on the fish and
refrigerate the fish to marinate for at least two
Take the other ½ of the dry rub and mix it with the
juice of an orange, the thyme, red onion, sweet
pepper, garlic cloves and salt and pepper. Blend
together to form a paste. Rub the paste on the fish
filets or on the inside of the whole fish and bake for
about 20 to 30 minutes in a 325 degree oven. Fish
should be flaky and cooked through the center but not
Serve with rice and grilled seasonal vegetables.
FMTM is an abbreviation for Freddie Marsh Travel
Marketing. We are a Vancouver-area based company
providing high quality travel industry sales
representation in Canada and the USA.
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