April 2023 Newsletter


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Amazing Free Show!
(DETM April 2023 Newsletter)
About a week and a half ago, much of Canada was treated to an amazing Northern Lights show, for several nights.
A bucket list item of mine was to see the Northern Lights. On March 23, my brother-in-law, Kelly, took us out to see a spectacular show ouside of Kamloops, BC.(Instagram: @icecoastphotography)
Please join me in welcoming Shelley Rosen to the DETM team.  
Shelley has over 40 years of experience in the travel industry. She started her career in hotel reservations and the wholesale tour industry. Shelley went on to open and run her own successful travel agency for over 30 years, and has extensive experience in retail travel management.
Shelley is located in the Toronto area and can be reached at shelley@daemery.com.
Enjoy the start of Spring!
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 - Cancun & Cabo area resort WEBINARS
Take just a few minutes to learn a bit more about the Krystal Resorts in the Cancun and Cabo areas. In addition, learn about the Mahekal Beach property, new to the Krystal Resorts portfolio.
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 dave@daemery.com.
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 incentives@elcid.com.mxSee 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.
*Upcoming Online Training (Webinars)
*REALISTIC ASIA - Cultural & Local Experiences
*KRYSTAL PUERTO VALLARTA - Romantic Dinner on the Beach
*Quote of the Month
*Quick Links
The El Cid Rewards program has been generous to agents for over a decade now, with their mascot dog, Chula. Register your direct or tour operator booking for any of the El Cid Resorts in Mazatlán, Riviera Maya and Cozumel.and get points to be redeemed for Apple products, Tim Horton’s gift cards, movie gift card and much, much more in the online catalog. Agents tell me all of the time that the El Cid Rewards program is one of the more generous ones in the industry.
Log in to check your balance or register your bookings HERE.
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.
Imagine your clients enjoying a romantic dinner on a beautiful beach with a wonderful sunset, from their oceanfront resort – the Krystal Puerto Vallarta.
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 your favourite experience that you could enjoy with Realistic Asia. Would it be the culture, the cuisine, a unique adventure, getting to know the local people or something else? Click HERE for a tip.

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

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.
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.
"Don't waste the time.
Time is the final currency, man. Not money, not power-it's time.."
David Crosby
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.
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







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