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New FAM Trips to Italy From Tours Specialists Inc.
November 14, 2016 - December 31, 2017 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida has announced a new group of four-, eight- and 10-day Italy fam trip itineraries for this coming fall and winter.

The four-day, land-only itinerary departs on Mondays, and will visit Rome, AssisSienaFlorenceBologna and Padua. Included in the rate will be accommodations at four star hotels, daily breakfast, one lunch meal and two dinners, as well as all transfers and sightseeing. The fam trip starts at $590 for travel agents and $690 for spouses and travel companions.

Departing Sundays is the eight-day Italy Classic FAM, spending three nights in Rome, two nights in Florence and two nights in Venice. Also visited on the tour will be Assisi, Siena, Bologna, Padua, and the Tuscan wine region of Montepulciano. Included in the rate for the trip will be all four star hotels, daily breakfast, one lunch, three dinners as well as transfers and sightseeing activities. Rates for the itinerary start at $1,000 for agents and $1,100 for spouses and travel companions.

The Italy in Depth 10-day itinerary will also depart Sundays, round trip from Rome. The tour will visit the same cities as the Italy Classic itinerary, in addition to NaplesPompeiiSorrento and Capri. Rates for this fam trip start at $1,400 per agent and $1,500 per spouse or companion, and include all four star hotels, daily breakfast, two lunches, four dinners, transfers and sightseeing.

To book, contact Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida at 727-784-8588, toursspecialists@gmail.com or www.toursspecialists.com.

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Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida Revises Greek FAM Trip
November 11, 2016 - December 31, 2017 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida has announced new revisions to its Greece Island Hopping FAM Trip itinerary.

Departing Sundays in 2017, the eight day, round trip itinerary will begin and end in Athens and visit Mykonos and Santorini along the way. The tour includes accommodations at four-star hotels, daily breakfast, transfers, half a day of sightseeing in Athens, a ferry ticket for Piraeus and Mykonos, and a hydrofoil ticket for Mykonos, Santorini and Piraeus.

Land only rates start at $1050 in the low season and $1350 in the high season for agents, while rates for spouses and companions start at $1150 for the low season and $1450 for the high.

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida can be reached by phone at 727-784-8588, by fax at 727-784-8588 and by e-mail at toursspecialists@gmail.com. Online, visit their website, www.toursspecialisits.com,  for more information. 

More deals, including agent commissions, fam trips and client deals can be found at www.travelagentcentral.com/deals.

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Culture Holidays Extends India FAM Through 2017
November 2, 2016 - September 23, 2017 | Culture Holidays India

Culture Holidays India has extended the dates for its India fam trip in 2016 and announced additional dates for 2017.

The seven-day fam trip will offer travel agents a chance to tour the Golden Triangle, including Delhi, the Taj Mahal and Jaipur, with breakfast, lunch and dinner included on all days. Also included are travel by air conditioned transport, entry tickets to all monuments, professional English-speaking guides, an elephant ride in Jaipur, a cycle rickshaw ride in the local bazaars in Delhi, daily meditation sessions and daily workshops and special sessions aimed at helping travel agents to achieve success in their business.

Dates and rates are as follows:

Month & Year Dates Twin Sharing Single Supplement
September 2016 17, 24 $599 $299
October 2016 8, 22 $799 $399
November 2016 19, 26 $799 $399
December 2016 10, 17 $799 $399
January 2017 14, 28 $799 $399
February 2017 11, 25 $799 $399
March 2017 11, 25 $799 $399
April 2017 8, 22 $799 $399
May 2017 13, 27 $599 $299
June 2017 10, 24 $599 $299
July 2017 8, 22 $599 $299
August 2017 12, 26 $599 $299
September 2017 9, 23 $599 $299

Visit www.cultureholidays.com

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New Egypt FAM Trip From Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida
October 10, 2016 - December 31, 2017 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida has introduced a new fam trip to Egypt, departing every Friday through 2017.

The nine-day itinerary begins and ends round-trip in Cairo, and visits cities including Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswanalong the way.

Highlights of the trip include a visit to the Ancient Capital of Egypt at Memphis, the Step Pyramid and the Tombs of Sakkara; visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley Templeand the Solar Boat Museum; visiting the Citadel, the Alabaster and SultanHassan Mosques, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Egyptian and CopticMuseums; and a four night cruise from Luxor through Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan, among other stops.

Travel agent rates start at $1,500 during the low season, with spouse/companion rates starting at $1,600. Single supplements start at $500. Rates include all hotels, daily breakfast, four dinners on the cruise, transfers and sightseeing.

Agents should know they will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates.

For more information, call 727-784-8588, email toursspecialists@gmail.com or visit www.toursspecialists.com

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Tours Specialists Adds United Arab Emirates and Jordan FAM Trips
September 26, 2016 - December 31, 2017 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida has announced three new fam trips for the United Arab Emirates and Jordan.

The first six-day, land-only package departs daily and visits DubaiSharjah and Abu Dhabi. It also includes a dhow cruise and desert safari. Prices are from $1,500 for agents and $1,600 for spouses and companions. The price is based on low season rates and covers hotels, transfers, sightseeing, breakfast daily, one lunch and two dinners.

A second nine-day, land-only package departs daily and visits the same cities as the six-day package in addition to Muscat and Nizwa. The package includes a dhow cruise and desert safari. Prices are from $1500 for agents and $1,600 for spouses and companions. The price is based on low season rates and covers hotels, transfers, sightseeing, and some meals.

Another nine-day, land-only package departs daily and visits the same cities as the six-day tour as well as AmmanJerash, and Petra, and includes a dhow cruise and desert safari. An extension to Oman and Muscat can also be arranged. Prices are from $1,500 for agents and $1,600 for spouses and companions. The price is based on low season rates and covers hotels, transfers, sightseeing, daily breakfast, one lunch and six dinners.

Contact Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida by calling 800-223-7752 or 727-784-8588, e-mailing toursspecialists@gmail.com, or visiting www.toursspecialists.com.

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Tours Specialists Offers Revised FAM Trips to Morocco
September 6, 2016 - December 31, 2016 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists is offering fam trips to Morocco of seven, 10, and 14 days for agents looking experience the country firsthand. All four fam trips include all hotels, two meals daily, all transfers and sightseeing, and all taxes and service charges.

The four available trips are:

Morocco, 7 Days - Land Only

Cities include CasablancaRabatFes, and Marrakech, while places of interest are: the MedinaMohammed V SquareHassan Tower and the walls of the Mechouar which surround the Royal Palace, the Berber villages, and Saadian Tombs. Costs per travel agent: $930; companion: $1,030; single supplement: $200.

Visit www.toursspecialists.com/morocco-7-days

Morocco With Sahara, 7 Days - Land Only

Cities include: Marrakech, OuarzazateZagora, RissaniErfoudMerzouga, andTinghir. Stops within the cities are: Draa Valley, the village of AmzrouM’hamid(the last settlement before the Sahara), the location of the film Lawrence of Arabia, Todra canyons, and El Kelaa, home of the Roses Festival in May. Costs per travel agent: $1,100; companion: $1,200; single supplement: $300.

Visit www.toursspecialists.com/morocco-7-days-with-sahara

Morocco, 10 Days - Land Only

Cities on the tour include: Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, Erfoud, Rissani, Mezouga, Ouarzazate, and Marrakech. Stops made on this in addition to many of the previous ones are: Mosque of Hassan II, the second-largest religious edifice in the world after Mecca, and High Atlas. Costs per travel agent: $1,550; companion: $1,650; single supplement: $300.

Visit www.toursspecialists.com/morocco-10-days-including-sahara-desert

Morocco With Sahara, 14 Days - Land Only

The only additional city on this fam trip is Essaouira (also known as Old Mogador). It’s one of the oldest fishing villages in Morocco. A new stop include Safi (a sea-castle), and like the previous Sahara voyages, comes with a camel ride. Costs per travel agent: $2,090; companion: $2,190; single supplement: $400.

Visit www.toursspecialists.com/morocco-14days

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New Spain FAM Trips From Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida
August 16, 2016 - December 31, 2016 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida recently announced four new fam trips for Spain.

The seven-day, land-only package departs every Sunday and visits Madrid, Cordoba, Seville and Granada. Prices are from $900 for agents and $1,000 for spouses and companions.

The nine-day, land-only package departs every Saturday and visits the same cities as the seven day in addition to Valencia and Barcelona. Prices are from $1,100 for agents and $1,200 for spouses and companions.

The 10-day, land-only package departs every Friday and visits the same cities as the seven day package, as well as Caceres, Ronda, Marbella and Toledo. Prices are from $1,150 for agents and $1,250 for spouses and companions.

The 12-day, land-only itinerary departs every Monday and visits the same cities as the seven-day itinerary in addition to TrujilloLibsonFatima and Costa Del Sol. Prices start at $1,350 for agents and $1,450 for spouses and companions.

All prices are based on low season rates and cover hotels, transfers, sightseeing and most meals.

Contact Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida by calling 800-223-7752 or 727-784-8588, e-mailing toursspecialists@gmail.com, or visiting www.toursspecialists.com.

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Tours Specialists Inc. Offers “Discover Sardinia” FAM Trips
August 4, 2016 - December 31, 2016 | Tours Specialists Inc. of Florida

Tours Specialists Inc. is offering agents two four-day fam trips as part of their Discover Sardinia promotion. Both trips include all transfers, sightseeing, four star hotels (or similar), daily breakfast, and one dinner.

As part of the Costa Smerelda trip, agents will visit Porto Cervo, Costa Smerelda, and the archaeological area of Arzachena with a private guide. The first two stop are known for their beaches, while the last is home to tombs of the little-known Coddu Vecchiu giants. 

Cost for a travel agent in a double room is $1,100, and the cost for a companion is $1,200.

The Alghero tour will make stops at Alghero, Palmavera, and Capo Caccia. In the historical center of Alghero, agents will visit the dome of Santa Maria, the St. Francis church with its cloister, and the Bell Tower. After another archaeological stop at Palmavera, the guide will bring agents to the Grotto of Nettuno in Capo Caccia. 

Pricing for an agent in a double room is $1,000, while a companion will cost $1,100.

Visit www.toursspecialists.com

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St. Lucia Launches New Travel Agent Incentive Program
August 2, 2016 - November 30, 2016 | Saint Lucia Tourist Board

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board recently launched its annual travel agent incentive program, “Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM).”

Created to showcase St. Lucia to visiting travel agents, SLAM runs through November 30 and includes booking incentives and special rates on accommodations.

Designed to provide travel agents with an immersive St. Lucia experience, the tourist board has planned diverse tours, land and sea excursions, and opportunities to enjoy authentic island cuisine. SLAM also grants agents access to the island’s hotels and resorts through planned site inspections.

“Saint Lucia Agent Months are back by popular demand,” said Tracey Warner Arnold, deputy director of Tourism for the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, in a written release. “Travel agents appreciate the flexibility to explore and enjoy the island as their clients would, which ultimately helps travel agents create memorable vacations, honeymoons and even weddings for their clients.”
 
American Airlines is offering travel agents with valid IATAN cards discounts of up to 20 percent off fares to St. Lucia from September 6 through December 15.

Visit www.stlucia.org