March 2023 Newsletter


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Spring Delayed?
(DETM March 2023 Newsletter)
Well, a few weeks ago, I thought Spring was on the way here in the Vancouver area.  
Then a few days ago, we got another dump of show. I know the rest of Canada was colder or had much more snow than we did, but it did slow down Spring a bit!
Stay warm!
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.
KRYSTAL RESORTS - Puerto Vallarta area resort WEBINARS
Take just a few minutes to learn a bit more about the Krystal Resorts in the Vallarta area. 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
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.
*EL CID RESORTS - Dave's video report - All is Well in Mazatlan!
*REALISTIC ASIA - Romantic Travel
*Upcoming Online Training (Webinars)
*Quote of the Month
*Quick Links
While I was staying at the El Cid Marina Beach property in Mazatlan in January, I did a full site inspection and then recorded a sort 4 minute video update.  
Click HERE to view my El Cid and Mazatlan update.
Southeast Asia boasts an amazing mix of city vibes, active adventures, and idyllic beaches, so it is the perfect destination for couples to create unforgettable memories. Realistic Asia has a number of itineraries perfect for exotic destination weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways.
Check out the Realistic Asia Wedding venues HERE and a luxury Honeymoon tour HERE.
Donít forget I have resources for all of my accounts on my website Ė  
On the Krystal Resource page (HERE) you will find fact sheets, detailed hotel guides, wedding information, and video links for our Krystal Resorts, Krystal Grand and Krystal Altitude properties.
Name the last El Cid property you stayed at, or the next El Cid property you'd like to visit. Click HERE for a tip.  

CLICK HERE to enter your answer or send an email to
WINNER FROM LAST MONTH - Congratulations to Katherine Deagle of GowithHIPPO Travel in Halton Hills, ON for winning last month's Photo Contest and $25 CAD gift card.
"Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush."
Doug Larson
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.
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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