December 2022 Newsletter


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Happy Holidays!
(DETM December 2022 Newsletter)
Can you believe it is holiday time again?
I know that most of you are busy and canít think about the holidays too much yet, but that is a great problem to have after the past few years.
I wish you some professional sanity and patience, and personal joy during the upcoming holiday season!
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.
Congratulations to Ludy
Novosiltseff of New West Trip Holidays in New Westminster, BC as the winner 3 nights at El Cid Castilla Beach from last months El Cid webinars.
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. 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
Name at least 2 of the countries the Realistic Asia offers small and customized tours to. Click HERE for a tip.

CLICK HERE to enter your answer or send an email to
WINNER FROM LAST MONTH - Congratulations to Derek Paquette, of Marlin Travel in Saskatoon, SK for winning last month's Photo Contest and gift card.
bullet EL CID RESORTS - Dave's Tiop 5 for El Cid in MZT
bullet REALISTIC ASIA - Small & Customized Tours
bullet KRYSTAL RESORTS - KGNV at Night
bullet Upcoming Online Training (Webinars)
bullet Quote of the Month
bullet Quick Links
1. Something for Everyone - With 4 resorts in Mazatlan, El Cid has something for every client's luxury preference, and budget, and has been doing so for 50 years now!
2. Great kids and teen's programs, with long hours!
3. Over a dozen eating choices between the 4 properties. 
4. Fishing, water and land excursions - PronaTours office is right at the El Cid El Moro property and offers dozens of great excursions. Aries Fleet is based at the Marina El Cid property, and offers deeps sea-fishing and water excursions.
5. Golf Ė El Cidís own 27-hole championship golf course
Of course, don't forget about the 3 great El Cid properties in the Rivera Maya and the small property on Cozumel.
Tell us how you dreamed it for your clients and we, at the Krystal Grand Nuevo Vallarta, will make sure that every detail of your clientís holiday is as imagined.
You can see a 1 minute video of the Krystal Grand Nuevo Vallarta HERE.
Remember that Realistic Asia specializes in small and customized tours in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. With over 11 years of experience and great Trip Advisor Reviews (Click Here) you canít go wrong requesting a quote from Realistic Asia.
QUOTES: Most requests for quotes on tailor-made itineraries are fulfilled within 24 hours: The team will quote net pricing in USD or CAD and you can select 3, 4 or 5-star accommodations, depending on your clientís requirements and budget. Standard tours are generally 15 people and they are happy to quote totally customized smaller groups or couples.
"To travel is to live."
Hans Christian Anderson
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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