For those of you still in Winter's deep
freeze, don't hate us on the west coast where
we are enjoying above average temperatures and
sunny skies. In fact, Spring has come to the
Vancouver area a few weeks early. I took
these photos over a week ago along the New
Westminster river Quay (boardwalk).
As an amateur
photographer, I enjoy taking my images, even
from my cell phone, and turning them into some
is a great time to enjoy the colours.
Ok, some of you were wondering how it went at
our annual Oscar party. I ended up on top
with 20 out of 24 correct predictions. That
was just ahead of Shelley, who got 19
We all predicted that Neil Patrick Harris
would be awesome (everything is)...and he was.
How did you do? Did you predict that
"Birdman" would take the big prize?
Find links to sing up for any of these
All webinars will be
only 30 minutes.
HILTON PUERTO VALLARTA
Learn more about one of Puerto Vallarta's
newest all-inclusive properties - the Hilton
Puerto Valalrta. We will also include
information on the Krystal properties in
Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa and Acapulco.
March 10, 9 am PT, noon ET
March 11, 9 am PT, noon ET
KRYSTAL GRAND PUNTA CANCUN & KRYSTAL
We will provide an overview of the new Krystal
Grand Punta Cancun and the Krystal
Cancun properties. Both are located in a
great location at the top of the "7" in
Cancun, on one of the best beaches in
Cancun. They are just steps away from
shopping malls, restaurants, cultural
attractions and the nightclub area (Coco
Bongo's and more!).
March 10, noon PT, 3 pm ET
March 12, 9 am PT, noon ET
HONUA KAI RESORT & SPA (Maui)
Honua Kai is one of the top-rated luxury condo
resorts in Maui, featuring spacious studio,
one, two and three bedroom suites. The
property is located on the world-famous Kaanapali
North Beach. Each suite includes a fully
equipped high-end kitchen, in-suite washer &
dryer, a bathroom for each bedroom and more.
March 10, 10 am PT, 1 pm ET
March 12, 10 am PT, 1 pm ET
To request a private webinar for you or your
colleagues, please email Dave Emery (firstname.lastname@example.org).
El Cid Mazatlan FAM
Are you a full-time travel agent?
Has it been a decade or more since you
have visited Mazatlan, or have never been
If you answered
both of these, you may be the ideal
candidate for our upcoming FAM. El Cid
resorts, along with our generous partners,
WestJet Vacations and the Mazatlan Hotel
Association will sponsor this FAM from April
18-22. We have seats on the direct flights
from YYC, and connecting flights from YEG,
YVR and YWG. The price is only $300 CAD.
This FAM, with single room occupancy at the
El Cid Castilla Beach, has dual goals of
allowing the agents to get to know Mazatlan
as a destination, as well as the 4 El Cid
We have only a
few seats still available, so email Dave (email@example.com)
for your application now.
Quote of the Month
Spring is nature's way of saying, `Let's
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Marketing. We are a Vancouver-area based
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Kai - Size isn't everything, but...
Let's face it,
that the last thing people want to do on
holiday, is spend a lot of time in the
hotel/condo. Well, that is, unless the condo
is huge and incredibly luxurious. Honua
Kai Resort & Spa was
built from the ground up to go beyond what
your clients would expect.
To begin with,
all of Honua Kai's accommodations are suites
- from a roomy Studio Suite with
approximately 595 sq. ft. to a palatial
2,650 sq. ft. Specialty Suite. Each suite
features a private bathroom for each bedroom
and so many more unexpected luxuries. The
gourmet kitchens are all equipped with
high-end Bosch appliances. Every fixture,
every furnishing, every feature of the open
floor plan has been designed to take Maui
luxury accommodations to an entirely new
Here is a summary of the sizes of the Honua
Once your clients have experienced Honua
Kai, they may never again settle for less.
Resorts for Destination Weddings
Krystal Grand Punta Cancun
on both coasts of Mexico, could be the perfect
place for your next destination wedding group.
Krystal Puerto Vallarta
All of the
Krystal beach-front properties (Krystal Grand
Punta Cancun, Krystal Cancun, Krystal Puerto
Vallarta, Krystal Ixtapa, Krystal Beach
Acapulco) have wedding coordinators to help
make the planning process painless for your
bride and groom, and great wedding packages
available. You can find out more about any
one of the Krystal Resorts
Of course, the new Hilton
Puerto Vallarta may be another great
choice for your wedding party.
What is the
full name of this property at the top of
the "7" in Cancun, on a beautiful stretch of
beach, and close to the night-club district?
here to enter your answer.
WINNER FROM LAST MONTH
Congratulations to Karen Pearson of The Great
Canadian Travel Co. in Winnipeg, MB for
winning last month's Photo Contest and gift
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