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Dear Dave,
It has been great for all of us to see you at some of the major tour operator trade shows in Canada over the past few weeks (Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver).  I also know we will see more of you in the coming weeks.
Wendy & Dave
Over about a month, the 3 of us will have done 15 trade shows in 5 provinces.
We hope to see you in one of the following upcoming shows:
5/9 - Laval, QC - Dave
5/9 - Langley, BC - Wendy
5/10 - Rive Sud, QC - Dave
5/10 - Calgary. AB - Sandy
5/11 - Quebec City, QC - Dave
5/11 - Edmonton, AB - Sandy
5/16 - Winnipeg, MB - Sandy
5/17 - Regina, SK - Sandy
5.18 - Saskatoon, SK - Sandy
Happy Selling!
Dave Emery
QuoteQuote of the Month
"There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.'"
Oscar Wilde 
Upcoming Online Training
Find links to sign up for any of these online training sessions HERE. All online training will be only 30 minutes.
Honua Kai is one of the top-rated luxury condo resorts in Maui, featuring spacious studio, one, two and three bedroom suites. The property is located on the world-famous Kaanapali North Beach. Each suite includes a fully equipped high-end kitchen, in-suite washer & dryer, a bathroom for each bedroom and more.
Learn more about one of Puerto Vallarta's newest all-inclusive properties - the Hilton Puerto Valalrta. We will also include information on the Krystal properties in Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa and Acapulco.

(Email or call Sandy to set up a private webinar for your office.)

We will provide an overview of the new Krystal Grand Punta Cancun and the Krystal Cancun properties. Both are located in a great location at the top of the "7" in Cancun, on one of the best beaches in Cancun. They are just steps away from shopping malls, restaurants, cultural attractions and the nightclub area (Coco Bongo's and more!).

(Email or call Sandy to set up a private webinar for your office.)

To request a private online training session for you or your colleagues, please email Dave Emery (
Photo Contest
What is the name of the restaurant at Honua Kai Resort & Spa?  Honua Kai Restaurant
Congratulations to Melanie Boucher of Voyages Terre & Monde in Terrebonne, QC, for winning last month's Photo Contest and gift certificate. 

In this issue
bullet EL CID RESORTS - El Cid in the News
bullet KRYSTAL RESORTS - Krystal Grand Los Cabos - great pricing!
bullet HONUA KAI Resort & Spa - The Royal Collection
bullet SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT - Know your audience?
bullet Quote of the Month
bullet Quick Links
ElCidEl Cid Resorts - El Cid in the News in an article entitled "Day Passes at Caribbean Resorts" featured the El Cid La Cieba Beach property in Cozumel.  You can find the article HERE.

Fore Magazine in an article entitled "Pearl Of The Pacific: In Mazatlán, Mexico, Lots Of Sun And Beach, And Some Golf Too"  featured the El Cid Country Club and it's  27-hole golf course.  You can find the article HERE.

El Cid Rewards Dog
Don't forget to register all of your El Cid bookings in the generous El Cid Reward program.  It provides points for online shopping or gift certificates (details HERE) and is always available for agents to enjoy, both with direct and tour operator partner bookings.
Krystal Grand Los Cabos - Great pricing!

The KRYSTAL GRAND LOS CABOS (which officially opened in March) is NOW available through your favourite tour operator.  You can enjoy some GREAT introductory pricing for your clients.
Here are some facts about the property:
bulletLOCATION - 15 MINUTES from the airport, in San Jose del Cabo
bulletNEW BUILD - 1/2 a brand new build (opening Mar 2017), the other half renovated 2017 (454 rooms total)
bulletTEEN'S PROGRAM - along with a kid's club
bullet4 POOLS (1 for adults only)
bulletSWIM-OUT Suites
bullet5 RESTAURANTS - Buffet & 4 specialty restaurants 
bullet3 BARS
bulletBEAUTIFUL BEACH - Great for walking (not swimmable)
You can find the KGLC Fact sheet HERE, a view of the room categories HERE, and a full presentation HERE.  Check out the property website HERE.
Altitude Suite - swim out
In addition to our beautiful studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites, the Royal Collections at Honua Kai offers expansive 3 Bedroom Suites.  They are reserved for those seeking the highest level of luxury vacationing on Maui.  Three distinct suite types carry thoughtfully chosen Hawaiian names that represent the pinnacle of island prestige - Alii, Piilani and Kamehameha.  Each luxuriously appointed suite features an expansive floor plan, indulgent bathrooms, plush furnishings and exclusive amenities - fit for island royalty!
Check out photos, amenities and more HERE.
Find the Royal Collection detailed brochure HERE.
Honua Kai lanai

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The DETM Team

Dave Emery
Dave Emery

Sandy Ruel


Wendy Frost

SocialKnow your audience?
How well do you feel you know your audience online? Sometimes popular trends and advice may point our marketing in one direction, when our own audience is looking for something a little different. Content slip-up's and their fixes here.
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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

DETM is an acronym for David Emery Travel Marketing. We are a Vancouver-area based company providing quality travel industry representation in Canada since 2009.
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