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A Better 2021!
(DETM January Newsletter)
Dear Dave,

Good riddance to a Ford Edsel, Google Glass, New Coke, Apple Newton, blue catsup, Windows Vista, Harley Davidson perfume, Sony Betamax, WOW! Chips, Microsoft Bob, kind of 2020 year. Here’s to a 2021 with some hope and travel again!
Stay safe, stay hopeful and keep in touch.


Dave Emery
Find links to sign up for any of these online training sessions HERE. All online training will be only 30 minutes.  For "anytime watching", check out a links to our prerecorded sessions HERE.
Get a great overview of the 7 El Cid resorts on both coast of Mexico (Mazatlan, Riviera Maya & Cozumel), and learn which resorts would be perfect for your various clients. You will also be reminded of the El Cid Rewards program and any current agent promotions.

Get a great overview of the Realistic Asia and their package and customized tours of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Learn why clients have been giving Realistic Asia amazing reviews on both their package and customized tours for over 15 years now. You will also be reminded of the great selling points and highlights of their destination countries!  HERE is the link for a prerecorded webinar.
To request a private online training session for you or your colleagues, please email Dave Emery dave@daemery.com.
What is the name of El Cid's fishing and water excursion fleet? Tip HERE.

CLICK HERE to enter your answer or send an email to dave@daemery.com.


Congratulations to Christine Ward of Great Escapes in Winnipeg, MB for winning last month's Photo Contest and gift card.
bullet REALISTIC ASIA - Wellness Travel
bullet EL CID RESORTS - Fishing Package
bullet Upcoming Online Training (Webinars)
bullet SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT - Trends for 2021
bullet Quote of the Month
bullet Quick Links
Are some of your clients are definitely looking at the full wellness travel experience? Might they appreciate beautiful spas, relaxing couples massages and daily invigorating yoga classes? When you are clients are ready to travel, Realistic Asia has a number of trips specializing in wellness experiences. You can find out more HERE..
Do you have clients who would love some world-class deep-sea fishing in Mazatlan? El Cid Resorts has some great fishing packages available, and they are commissionable for travel agents. Click HERE for additional details.

Also, remember the “Always Committed” hygiene and safety protocols for all El Cid Resorts HERE.
Of course, now may be a GREAT time to check your El Cid Rewards balance and use some point with some fun online shopping. Check out your balance at the El Cid Rewards Program, 

Also, you can get an additional Visa gift card by emailing your El Cid booking details to incentives@elcid.com.mx. See full program details HERE.

Note that bookings must be made through any Tour Operator such: Sunwing, WestJet, etc. Bookings made it through online companies such: Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com will not be applicable to El Cid Rewards points.
If you aren't familiar with Realistic Asia yet, you can check out their TripAdvisor reviews HERE. In addition, Realistic Asia has a blog update that is regularly updated HERE.  

Remember that Realistic Asia has about 40 standard tours that you can find HERE.   You can also easily request NET pricing IN CAD (with or without the flights to Asia) on a CUSTOMIZED tour for your clients HERE
Finally 2020 is in the rear view mirror! Whew! Since we don't have a crystal ball, let's look at the possible tends for 2021.
Travel Industry
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“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”
Albert Schweitzer
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