December 2013 Newsletter


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December 2013
Dear Dave,

Can you believe it's December already? Geez, time sure seems to be flying by, doesn't it? Are you ready for Christmas? Got all your shopping done?

So I have some big news to share, it seems we have a celebrity working at FMTM.

Dave Emery of FMTM, was honoured this Fall by Alpha Phi Omega, National Service Fraternity (USA), as the national Fall Pledge Class Namesake!!! 

Dave Emery Pledge Class Sacramento
David A Emery Pledge Class, University of California, Davis

Dave Emery Pledge Class Button After 35 years of membership, and 20 years on the National Board of Directors, all prospective members (est 9000-10,000) at all 366 chapters nation wide will learn about Dave as a role model.  He issued a challenge to all of the pledges to do a service project for anti-bullying or youth suicide prevention as part of their membership process.

Congratulations Dave, we are all very proud of your accomplishment of receiving this amazing honour.

To read more click HERE.

Have a great month and hopefully chat soon.

Freddie Marsh, CTC
FMTM - Freddie Marsh Travel Marketing


Hilton Webinars
Dave has 2 brand new Hlton Webinars coming up.
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How to Embed a Facebook Post
into your Blog

Catherine Heeg Photo Want to attract more attention to your Facebook page?  Do you ever wonder how people get their Facebook posts to appear in their blog? 

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Catherine Heeg is an International Speaker and Trainer in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. Focusing on social media, sales and marketing, Catherine understands and speaks your language.

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About Us
FMTM is an acronym for Freddie Marsh Travel Marketing. We are a Vancouver-area based company providing high quality travel industry sales representation in Canada since 2008.


Freddie Marsh
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Dave Emery
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In This Issue
How to Embed a Facebook Post
About Us
Photo Contest Winner
Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Ellen Show
Real Resorts Beach Webcams
Hilton Gourmet Dining Choices
El Cid Kids Club Even Bigger
Acacia Holidays
Photo Contest
Photo Contest Winner!!! 
A big congratulations goes to Kaitlyn Harvey from Travel Gurus in Edmonton, AB. Kaitlyn correctly answered the photo contest question in last months' newseltter.

Keep reading below for your chance to win!!!
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Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Ellen Show!!

Honua Kai Resort & Spa was recently featured on the Ellen Degeneres show. It's a really cute clip and I'm sure the family is going to have a great time!!

Ellen Show Clip   


Attention Manitoba Agents

I will be in Winnipeg and Brandon the week of December 9th doing sales calls for Honua Kai Resort & Spa. If you would like me to do an office training please email me ( so we can set it up. 


Real Resorts - Best Beaches
Beach pic
That's a pic I took back in September when I was escorting the Real Resorts FAM trip. As you can see it was gruelling work...non-stop stress and I really don't know how I got through it quite frankly. :)

in my opinion Real Resorts really does have the best beaches. BTW, did you know that Real Resorts has LIVE Beach Webcams?? It's a great tool for you and your clients to see in "real-time" how the beaches look.


It's just another way Real Resorts is dedicted to helping travel agents close the sale.

Don't forget about the RRMembers Commission Booster program that is ranked as one of the best travel agent incentive programs in the industry, and we also have the Real Resorts Agent Site that has all of our brochures, charts and high resolution photos for you.


Hilton Gourmet Dining Choices
Le Delice Pic As the Hilton Puerto Vallarta is Hilton's first all-inclusive property in Mexico, you can imagine the dining options are amazing. Here is a summary of the main restuarant choices for guests. We'll include a summary of other lounges, snack bars and cafes in the January newsletter.
bullet SEA FIRE - International specialty restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, buffet style. Faces the beach and pool and offers an air-conditioned area and an open-air terrace. Theme nights will be offer throughout the week

LA CATRINA - Mexican specialty a la carte restaurant. Open only for dinner. Located by the pool and gardens. Air conditioned and terrace.

bullet LE DELICE - French specialty a la carte restaurant. Open only for dinner. Located by the pool and gardens. Air conditioned and terrace

INSIDER TIP: Dave's personal favourite is La Catrina, which has some of the best Mexican gourmet food that he has ever enjoyed.

Bonus Points for booking El Cid Castilla Beach, Mazatlan
Earn 10,000 points for every booking of seven nights or more at El Cid Castilla Beach, Mazatlan. Hurry, this incentive is valid for bookings traveling from January 01, 2014 through April 30, 2014. Book through your favourite tour operator.
Join El Cid Rewards Now!! 

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The terms and conditions are subject to change at any time. We reserve the right to terminate this program at any time.   

Acacia Holidays 2014 Itineraries
The 2014 Itineraries are now available. There are 7 new programs including Kenya, Tanzania, and Morocco!!! Keep in mind that all of the these itineraries can be customized. Click HERE to view them.

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Call Acacia Holidays toll free from Canada at 1-888 472-4814.


Photo Contest  
December Photo Contest
The above photo shows a fun, popular and inexpensive mode of transportant in Mazatlan.  
bulletWhat is the name of this unique vehicle?
bulletFor bonus points, what is the name of the best hotel chain in Mazatlan? 

Think you know the answer? Simply reply to this email with your answer and a winner will be randomly selected from all of the correct answers.

Good luck!!!

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