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Discover The Abaco Club – Bahamas Villas With Benefits!
April 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST | The Abaco Club

Join us for this short webinar and see why luxury travelers from around the globe have fallen in love with The Abaco Club on Winding Bay, a breathtaking vacation spot located on Great Abaco Island in The Bahamas. Register Now

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Macao - Asia's Hottest Destination
March 30, 2017 at 2pm EST | Macao Government Tourism Office

A former Portuguese enclave located on the Pearl River Delta in southern China, Macao is the result of cultural exchange between Europe and China spanning over 400 years. We sincerely invite you to join us and learn about Macao and our complimentary fam opportunity. Register Now

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Tours Specialists Inc. Announces Israel FAM Trip
Departs Every Monday | Tours Specialists Inc. Travel agents from $1350, Companions from $1450, Single supplement from $350

Tours Specialists Inc. has announced an eight day Israel fam trip starting in Jerusalem and traveling to various points of interest throughout the country.

Itinerary

Day 1 Jerusalem 

  • Arrive at Tel Aviv airport 
  • Transfer to Grand Court Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 2 Jerusalem

  • Drive to Mt. Scopus for a view of Jerusalem
  • Visit Mt. Zion for a visit to the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper
  • Sightseeing in the city
  • Visit Mt. Herzl and Yad Vashem - the memorial to Holocaust victims
  • Accommodations at the Grand Court Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 3 Jerusalem 

  • Walk through the Jaffa Gate to the city
  • Visit Rachel's Tomb in Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity
  • Accommodations at Grand Court Hotel, Jerusalem

Day 4 Jerusalem/Galilee

  • Drive north via Jericho, the oldest city in the world
  • Visit Tiberias, the old center of Jewish learning
  • Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum 
  • Visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue 
  • Accommodations at Galilee Kibbutz Hotel, Galilee

Day 5 Galilee

  • Drive to Golan Heights
  • Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze Drive to the Golan Heights
  • Visit the City of the Kabbalah to visit the old synagogue
  • Visit Nazareth to see Christian holy sites
  • Accommodations at Galilee Kibbutz Hotel, Galilee

Day 6 Galilee, Tel Aviv

  • Visit Acre
  • Visit the Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for panoramic views of the city
  • Visit Caesarea to see the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress
  • Accommodations at Grand Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv

Day 7 Tel Aviv

  • Free day
  • Optional $110 Massada and Dead Sea Tour
  • Accommodations at Grand Beach Hotel, Tel Aviv

Day 8

  • Transfer to airport 

Tour package includes all transfers, sightseeing by motor coach, breakfast and dinner daily, all 4-star hotels, and all taxes and service charges. 

www.toursspecialists.com

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Tour Specialists Inc. Offers Tunisia FAM Trip
Daily Departure | Tour Specialists Inc. $1100 per travel agent/$1200 per companion

Tour Specialists Inc. has announced a new seven-day land only fam trip in Tunisia. Tour prices include 4 star hotels, daily breakfast, four lunches, six dinners, an English speaking guide, transfers and entrance fees to sites and museums. 

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Tunis 

  • Transferred to Phebus Hotel, Tunis 

  • Dinner at hotel

Day 2 Tunis/Bardo/Carthage/Sidi Bou Said/ Hammamet

  • Drive to the Bardo Museum - collection of Roman mosaics
  • Depart to the Medina of Tunis - handcrafted articles 
  • Lunch in authentic Tunisian restaurant 
  • Depart to visit Carthage - visit the ruins of the Phoenician and Roman civilizations 
  • Visit the village of Sidi Bou Said - discover the Tunisian lifestyle 

Day 3 Hammamet/Nabeul/Kerkouane/Hammamet 

  • Visit the Medina of Hammamet
  • Continue to Nabeul, capital of pottery
  • Visit Kerkouane, one of Tunisia's most precious archaeological sites
  • Continue to El haouaria to visit the city and the caves
  • Accommodations at Hotel Paradis Palace, Hammamet

Day 4 Hammamet/Kairouan/Sousse/Hammamet

  • Visit Kairouan, the spiritual capital of Islamic Tunisia
  • Lunch in Kairouan
  • Departure to Sousse, explore the Ribat and its Byzantine fortresses
  • Accommodations at Hotel Paradis Palace, Hammamet

Day 5 Hammamet/Dougga/Hammamet

  • Visit the ancient Roman city of Dougga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Accommodations at Hotel Paradis Palace, Hammamet 

Day 6 Hammamet

  • Free day
  • Accommodations at Hotel Paradis Palace, Hammamet 

Day 7 Hammamet/Departure

  • Transfer from hotel to the Tunis Carthage airport 

Guests can choose to upgrade hotel to the Radisson Blu Resort Thalasso Hotel in Hammamet for an extra $200 per person for the duration of the trip. 

Visit www.toursspecialists.com

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Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts - Discover Endless Natural Beauty!
April 4, 2017 at 2pm EST | Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

We have exciting news to share about our properties! New openings, extraordinary new facilities and services, glamorous new renovations and added venues. Join our webinar to leverage exciting sales opportunities for your client’s perfect getaway vacations year-round! Register now.

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Wave Season Sale Special on Star Clippers Journeys
Valid for travelers who book by March 31, 2017 | Star Clippers

Travelers who book a cruise on a Star Clippers ship for its Indonesia or Mediterranean sailings can take advantage of the line's Wave Season special. Book before March 31, 2017, to receive a complimentary two-category cabin upgrade, pre-paid gratuities and $100 credit per cabin. All rates are per person based on double occupancy and do note include air-fare, port charges or transfers. 

Itineraries

Mediterranean 

  • Royal Clipper, April to October 2017 
  • Star Flyer, May to August 2017
  • Calls on ports in Greece, Turkey, Spain, France and more
  • Rates starting at $1,650 per person

Indonesia 

  • Star Clipper, May to September 2017
  • Calls on various ports across Indonesia
  • Cruise-only rates starting at $1,360 per person.

Star Clippers operates three of the world's largest and tallest sailing vessels, visiting ports often untouched by larger cruise ships. The Royal Clipper has the distinction of being the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world with 42 sails. The Star Clipper and the Star Flyer are twin ships that embrace the authenticity of sailing. Each ship has more outdoor space per passenger than most cruise ships, informal dining areas, tropical bars, piano lounges, spacious accommodations, teak decks and several swimming pools. Star Flyer and Star Clipper sail with 170 passengers each and a crew of 74. Royal Clipper sails with 227 passengers and a crew of 106. 

For a limited time, Star Clippers is also offering savings for Caribbean cruises, buy-one-get-one sailings, military personnel, land tours, grand voyages, and themed cruises. Plus, Just Sail Advance Purchase rates include 65 percent off brochure rates. 

Visit www.starclippers.com

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Travelchacha Announces New FAM Trip to Sri Lanka
Available through December 5, 2017. | Travelchacha

Travelchacha has announced a new seven-day fam trip to Sri Lanka.

On the seven-day itinerary travel agents will be able to fly in to Colombo International Airport and visit all of the major attractions of Sri Lanka, including the rock temple Dambulla and a climb up the 5th century citadel of Sigiriya. There is also an optional elephant back safari.

On the trip agents will also visit Matale, Kandy, Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Yala, Weligama, Galle and Bentota before returning to Colombo. Sightseeing highlights will include a visit to the ancient stone building of Nalanda Gedige, believed to be the center of the country, a spice garden visit in Matale, a tour of Kandy – the last capital of the Sinhala Kings – and a visit to a tea factory and the famous Ramboda Falls. Near Nuwara Eliya travel agents will also have the chance the check out the Seetha Amman Temple, considered a prime location in the Ramayana Trail, and in Ella agents will visit the Ravana Falls, ranked as one of the widest falls in the country. There will also be a jeep safari in Yala National Park, and city tours of Galle and Colombo.

The following departure dates are available in 2017:

  • April 9
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 21
  • August 12
  • September 10
  • October 15
  • November 12
  • December 5

The trip is priced at $679 per person only for departure dates in April through September and $699 for departure dates October through December. The rate includes seven days of accommodations in a Superior Room, breakfast and dinner, all sightseeing and transfers, professional English speaking guides and all taxes.

To book agents must send the following information to anu.arora@travelchacha.in:

  • Name (as it appears on passport) of all people traveling
  • Passport number, home address and contact number
  • Name of the travel or cruise agency
  • Your position at the agency

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Culture Holidays India’s New “Enlightenment” FAM Explores Kerala, India
Available through September 22, 2018. | Culture Holidays India

A new “Journey to Enlightenment” fam trip from Culture Holidays India will aim to embrace the healing practice of mindfulness while touring Kerala, India.

The trip will include a six-night stay in five-star hotels, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), a Kathakali dance show in Cochin, a boat ride in Kumarakom, sightseeing in an air conditioned vehicle and an English speaking guide.

Along the way travel agents will also have the chance to take part in special meditation sessions on healing, stress relief and improving their health. Sessions will focus on helping agents learn to understand their inner self and their inner healing power, as well as how to heal themselves from illness and achieve freedom from anxiety, depression and addictions. Other topics examined will include having successful relationships and meditation.

Departure dates are available from April 14, 2017, through September 21, 2018, with rates ranging from $799 to $899, based on double occupancy, with a single supplement of $399.

During the trip agents will fly into Cochin, where they will experience a sightseeing tour, followed by a scenic drive to Periyar, an area known for its undulating hills, spice plantations and elephant sightings. A day exploring Periyar will include the opportunity to go for a boat ride on the lake or take a spice plantation tour.

In Kumarakom, agents will have the chance to spot numerous species of birds, with an optional boat ride to the nearby village through a series of lagoons. The next day will be an “enlightenment day” focused on healing sessions.

A $200 per person deposit is required to book, with the balance to be paid one month prior to the fam date.

Visit http://cultureholidays.com/keralafam/ or email info@cultureholidaysindia.com

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World-class Hospitality with Eastern Charm
March 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM EST | China Eastern Airlines

Booking flights to China or Asia? Having difficulty in choosing the right airline and best itinerary to satisfy your tough clients? Or just interested to explore exotic cultures on your own?

Please join our China Eastern Airlines webinar and learn more than you expected, not just about their most updated product and service, but also their role as a true global connector between the East and West.

Register now to explore more with China Eastern Airlines.

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Star Clippers Offers Special Discount for Military Servicemen and Women
All rates are per person based on double occupancy and do not include airfare, port charges or gratuities. | Star Clippers

Military servicemen and women can enjoy an additional 10 percent military discount off cruise fares on sailings to the Mediterranean, Caribbean or the Far East as a gesture of gratitude for a limited time. 

Star Clippers operates three of the world’s largest and tallest sailing vessels. Visiting ports often untouched by larger cruise ships, Star Clippers is recognized as one of the world’s premier luxury cruise lines. 

All three ships, the Royal Clipper, the Star Clipper and the Star Flyer offer expansive decks, swimming pools, informal dining options, deck bars and piano lounges. The ships are large enough to offer first-class accommodations but small enough to call on ports untouched by larger cruise ships. Star Flyer and Star Clipper sail with 170 passengers each and a crew of 74. Royal Clipper sails with 227 passengers and a crew of 106.
 
In 2017, Star Clippers will also offer complimentary yoga, meditation and fitness classes on select sailings on all three of its ships. The classes will be open to all fitness levels and will be conducted in English, as well as various languages based on the instructor’s fluency. Classes will be open to all guests during the mornings and afternoons, contingent on port schedules. 

The three ships will welcome celebrity personal trainers, yoga and Pilates instructors, meditation and health consultants and fitness instructors on select sailings from May to October, 2017.  Instructors include: Joel Harper, Lauren Deatherage, Catherine Derrow, Paige Welborn,  Jordanna Lippe McGraw, Jenny Schatzle and Shannon Aleska.  

Visit www.starclippers.com