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November 2012


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Dear Dave,


So how was your Halloween? Do anything fun?? Lots of trick-or-treaters at your house this year? Did you eats loads of chocolate and candy?


As you know, we LOVE Halloween and we dress up every year and this year was no different... halloween 2012

We went to a party with friends and it was a lot of fun. I was supposed to be a doctor but I guess I could've also been Dave's vet. LOL


Anywho, have a great month. Please keep reading below for the latest news from Real Resorts, Honua Kai and El Cid Resorts.





Freddie Marsh, CTC
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Our October Photo Contest Winner Is...

bullet A big congratulations goes to Heather Wihak from Marlin Travel in Duncan, BC. Heather won a gift card for correctly answering the name of the buffet restaurant at THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen is SPICE. Keep reading below for this month's photo contest and you may be the lucky winner!!

at THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen Suite Life

Real Resorts is adding a brand new suite category at The ROYAL Playa del Carmen - the Royal Junior Ocean View Swim-Up Suite (booking code: RUO). This new suite category features the luxury of a plunge pool outside of the suite's terrace. In addition, the Resort is also adding more of its most popular Royal Junior Beachfront/Swim-Up Suites (booking code: RUF). These desirable suites feature the convenience of walking out to a poolside lanai and to the beach.


In addition, the Resort has enhanced and remodeled its Reception, Lobby and Lounge areas to create a more sophisticated experience. The new Reception area welcomes guests with an intimate concierge registration process while guests arriving for group events have their own private receptionarea. The redesigned Lobby features exquisite comfort furnishings and new marble flooring. Guests can relax in the new Lounge areas that create intimate spaces for relaxation and conversation while offering specialty cocktails from boutique tequilas to signature martinis and other premium wine and beverage choices. And one of the Resort's favorite a la carte restaurants, Maria Marie, now features al fresco seating overlooking the Resort's beautiful fountains and gardens.


"Our resorts reflect the evolution of guest interests and desires," said Fernando Garcia, Managing Director of Real Resorts. "We are delighted to offer more of our most popular suites, as well as the gracious new Reception, Lobby and Lounge areas," added Garcia.


For more information on THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen click HERE.


Save Up To 33%

Great savings for golfers!!!

HK Golf Getaway The Ultimate Golf Getaway Package includes:

bullet5 Nights at Honua Kai Resort & Spa in one of our 2 Bedroom Suites
bullet3 Hours of golf instruction for four at the state-of-the art Kapalua Golf Academy
bulletLunch for four at either the Plantation House Restaurant or Pineapple Grill
bullet18 Holes of golf on either the Kapalua Bay Course or Plantation Course
bulletAnd much more! Click HERE for more details.

Also, the booking window for the popular Hawaii $5-O Promotion has been extended till December 21, 2012.


Hawaii Five-O promo Offer: Honua Kai Resort & Spa is offering a limited booking opportunity on all Two bedroom, two-bath suites! Book any Two bedroom suite and save $50 per night.


Booking Window: Now -December 21, 2012


Travel Dates: Now - December 21, 2012


Blackout Dates: November 17 - 25, 2012


Contact your favourite tour operator to book.


To view our video from our recent stay at Honua Kai click HERE.



While your Clients are staying at El Cid Resorts Dave Ziplining

Book of the most frequent questions I get from travel agents about El Cid Resorts in Mazatlan, is "What are the fun things to do in the area, while staying at El Cid?" Besides exploring the charming and beautifully renovated downtown area of Mazatlan, here is a list of some of my favourite activities in Mazatlan. (Note that all of them can be booked by El Cid's partner, Pronatours).


Ziplining - adrenaline filled, but safe, adventure (Huanacoa Canopy Adventure)


Jungle tour and Bird Watching - (San Blas Eco-adventure, Jungle Tour)


Colonial towns - explore some charming rural towns and villages (Puerta de Canoas, Copala Country, Rosario, El Quelite Tours)


Sport Shooting - want to practice or improve your shooting skills? (Sporting Clay's Adventure)


Water Adventures & Tours - snorkeling, suba dive, jet ski, wake board, parasailing, banana ride, hobie cat, kayak, surf board, boogie board and boat ride.. (Deer Island, Stone Island, Water Sports & Activities tours)


Sport Fishing - Depending on the season, marlin, sailfish, dorado, tuna and wahoo are all fair game. (Sport Fishing Tour)


Tequila Tour - see how this favourite Mexican beverage is made, and enjoy the blue agave (tequila) tasting (Tequilla Tour)


Name the Market

HK Market

The above photo shows the market located inside Honua Kai Resort & Spa.


The market is based on the "100-Mile Market" concept: utilizing products from within a 100-mile radius. Maui produce is stocked first, preferably from smaller farms and island-based businesses. The menu changes regularly based on the availability of fresh local produce and meats.


The market provides a full range of groceries and sundries with a full coffee bar, deli case of pastries, prepared salads, snacks, hot panini sandwiches, and healthy grab 'n go meals.


A full range of breakfast, lunch and dinner items are available daily. Sample menu items for breakfast: muffins, bagels & lox, pastries, eggs, wraps, quiche and a full coffee bar. Sample lunch and dinner menu items include fresh fruits, organic greens, fish plates, sub sandwiches, burgers and so much more.


What is the name of this market? Simply reply to this email with your answer and a winner will be randomly selected from all of the correct answers. Good luck!!!


Need a hint? Click HERE.



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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