June 2017 Newsletter


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Dear Dave,
Well summer is finally here in Canada...good bye to Winter 2017!
What do you have planned for your time off?  Last year we did a Baltic cruise which was amazing.  This year we are going to try our first river cruise.  We are definitely looking forward to exploring the Danube!
Peterof Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

Happy Travels and Happy Selling!
Dave Emery
QuoteQuote of the Month
"You can't have a narrow mind and a thick passport."
Pauline Frommer 
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.
We will also cover the highlights of the NEW Krystal Grand Los Cabos property.

Tuesday, June 13, 9 am PT, noon ET

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!).

We will also cover the highlights of the NEW Krystal Grand Los Cabos property.

To request a private online training session for you or your colleagues, please email Dave Emery (dave@daemery.com).
Photo Contest
What is the name our new property in Los Cabos with swimout suites? cabo
Congratulations to Adelle Ratcliffe-Smith of Travel Masters in Saskatoon, SK, for winning last month's Photo Contest and gift certificate. 

In this issue
bullet KRYSTAL RESORTS - Krystal Grand Los Cabos - great pricing!
bullet HONUA KAI Resort & Spa - Daily Island Orientation & Free Photo Shoot
bullet EL CID RESORTS - Sustainability Award
bullet SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT - To Blog or Not to Blog?
bullet Quote of the Month
bullet Quick Links
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

Did you know that the Honua Kai concierge service offers a Resort and Island Introduction is every morning at 8 am lasting 35 minutes?  We recommend that clients join them on the first full morning of their vacation.  The staff covers the Resort Amenities and also takes them through the highlights and the top activities of Maui.
Honua Kai guests are invited to take advantage of a complimentary professional photo shoot at the resort.  The photographer will take guests around the property, taking dozens of photos over about 2 hours.  Of course guests will have a chance to purchase a photography package but will also get to pick out a complimentary 8 X 10 photo that will be mailed to them.
You can find more information HERE.
Find the expansive Royal Collection detailed brochure  HERE.
Honua Kai lanai
ElCidEl Cid Resorts - El Cid in the News
El Cid Resorts proudly announces that their flagship resort in Mazatlán, El Cid Marina Beach Hotel, has been recognized by the México Ministry of Tourism with the highest certification of sustainability implemented by PROFEPA, México's Federal Environmental Agency.  Remember that clients feel very good about staying at environmental-friendly resorts!  You can find the entire press release 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.
Through the summer, you can receive bonus points for any El Cid (Riviera Maya) booking!



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The DETM Team

Dave Emery
Dave Emery
Sandy Ruel sandy@daemery.com


Wendy Frost
SocialTo Blog or Not to Blog?
So many travel pros are on the fence about blogging.  Many aren't sure if there's a real reason to invest the time and talent to write, upload and market their writing.  Is that you?
Here are 3 reasons you may want to rethink your blog reasoning.
Catherine Heeg Photo
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.
Connect with Catherine at www.cmsspeaking.com
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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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