NEST Webinars Focus on Sales, Marketing

The Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel (NEST) is continuing to build relationships between its preferred suppliers and home-based agents through a series of webinars that focus on sales and marketing strategies, including a series of webinars scheduled for April.

The one-hour webinars are offered over a secure server, as home-based agents participate from their computers. Suppliers present their product features and benefits, and provide sales and marketing tactics that are designed to support the agents in cultivating current clients, finding new customers, and boosting revenues.

“In a soft economy like the one we’re in now, it’s more important than ever for agents to stay motivated,” said Kathryn Mazza-Burney, president of NEST.  “Participants on these calls brainstorm with their peers and our suppliers about strategies for bringing in new and repeat business. Kudos to our preferred suppliers for proactively reaching out to the dynamic home-based channel that NEST represents.”

Virtual trainings scheduled for this month are: April 15 (Travel Impressions), April 16 (Uniworld Boutique River Cruises), April 17 (Royal Caribbean International), April 21 (Holland America Line), April 22 (City Escape Holidays), April 24 (Key Tours), April 29 (Viking River Cruises) and April 30 (Starwood Hotels & Resorts).

To find out more about the NEST webinars, NEST agencies can log onto the Agent Extranet at or contact their local Service Director. To learn more about joining NEST, home-based agents can visit

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