September 2022 Newsletter


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See you soon!
(DETM August Newsletter)
Dear Dave,
We are excited that finally we will be participating in a number of in-person travel trade shows this month. We look forward to seeing many agents across the country as we will be at the following shows representing our various accounts.
9/12 – WestJet - Toronto – Lisa
9/14 – WestJet - Calgary – Dave
9/15 – WestJet – Vancouver – Dave
9/17 – Vancouver International Travel Expo – Dave
9/20 – Air Canada Vacations – Montreal - Lisa
Please come on over and say Hi to either Lisa or me!
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 8 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.
Take just a few minutes to learn a bit more about the Krystal Resorts in the Cancun & Cabos areas. 
In addition, learn about the KRYSTAL KASH Agent Incentive Program.
Get a great overview of the Realistic Asia and their package and customized tours of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. 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
The El Cid Rewards Program has been around for years and provides a generous amount of points that agents can redeem for gift cards or online shopping (Tim Horton's, movie, Apple products and MANY more.) Note that this program works for all 8 El Cid Resorts.
For some El Cid resort bookings, you can get an additional Visa gift card by emailing your El Cid booking details to 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, will not be applicable to El Cid Rewards points.
If you are looking for the latest brochure, promotion, news article or training resource from most of our clients, we have created a webpage where you can easily find the latest information. CLICK HERE

EL CID RESORTS - WestJet Instant Savings


KRYSTAL GRAND LOS CABOS - Entertainment & WestJet Instant Savings


REALISTIC ASIA - Local Experiences


Upcoming Online Training (Webinars)




Quote of the Month


Quick Links

We hope to see so many of you at the WestJet shows in Toronto (9/12), Calgary (9/14) and Vancouver (9/15) this month. Agents visiting the El Cid Booth at these shows will be the first to get the complete details of the El Cid-WestJet Show Instant Savings. Spoiler Alert - Your clients will get $250 CAD off per room, on a minimum 7-night stay at any of the 4 El Cid properties in Mazatlan.
I’ll publish the full details on my website on 9/12 at the start of the Shows when the Instant Savings start.
At the Krystal Grand Los Cabos, fun is never lacking because every week the entertainment team schedules nightly shows. These shows accompany delicious gastronomic presentations with exclusive dishes and drinks for your guests to enjoy. Whether it is regional Mexican dances, impressive fire shows, or wonderful artistic performances, our offer is for children and adults to enjoy a cheerful and colorful night.
You can see a 1 minute video of the Krystal Grand Los Cabos HERE.
IIn addition, agents visiting the Krystal Resorts Booth at the WestJet shows will be the first to get the complete details of the Krystal Resorts-WestJet Show Instant Savings. I’ll publish the full details on my website on 9/12 at the start of the Shows when the Instant Savings start.
The best way to explore a destination is to live like a local. Realistic Asia places a premium on exploration in all its forms: traditions, cuisines, crafts, on the water, on land, and even with animals… Guests will be able to include these local activities in their itinerary. Realistic Asia tours will provide guests with thorough immersion in the daily lives of the people, which can be so simple and memorable.
Click HERE for more information.
Name the 2 El Cid properties (of the 8) that are not beach-front, but guests do have full access to sister beach-front properties. Click HERE for a tip. Another tip is that they are the first El Cid Resort and the newest El Cid Resort.

CLICK HERE to enter your answer or send an email to
WINNER FROM LAST MONTH - Congratulations to Karla Amaya, of Sunset Travel in Saskatoon, SK for winning last month's Photo Contest and gift card.
“Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.
Matthew Karsten
Earn a minimum of $40 in gift cards for each Krystal Grand, Krystal Resort or Hilton Puerto Vallarta booking with KRYSTAL KASH. Click HERE for the full details.
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.
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. 







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