The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is getting set to host a series of destination updates for travel agents. The interactive dinner presentations run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jamaica suppliers will attend many of the events and will complement the JTB presentation with their own updates. Seminars will be in Quebec, Ottawa and Atlantic Canada: St. John’s Nov. 30; Halifax Dec. 1; and Moncton Dec. 2. Western Canada: Regina Nov. 25; and Saskatoon Nov. 26. Interested agents are asked to register for the event in their city at http://www.visitjamaica.com/canada.
November – February dates
For the sixth consecutive year, Trafalgar is inviting agents and their clients to discover why “Trafalgar is Simply the Best” at its Travel Talks events. From November to February, Trafalgar executives and travel directors will update guests at events across the country about its products and 2016’s “must-see European destinations.” Attendees can also enjoy complimentary refreshments, exclusive prizes and booking incentives. Sponsored by Tourism Spain, clients who attend a Travel Talk will automatically be entered to win a trip for two to Spain on Trafalgar’s nine-day Spanish Wonder trip, complete with land and round-trip airfare to Spain. They will explore every side of Andalusia, including its Moorish twist, and visit Madrid, Seville and Barcelona. Details on the upcoming events can be found at http://trafalgartraveltalk.ca.
Travel Showcase events
Insight Vacations is gearing up for the return of its Travel Showcase events which are set to be held in 28 cities across Canada. Working in partnership with Tourism Ireland, Insight Vacations’ veteran European tour directors will offer presentations designed to inspire agents’ guests and encourage them to travel. Those attending the showcases will also hear from Cris David, vice-president Carla Brake, and on select nights in Western Canada, Global CEO John Boulding on what 2016 will bring, including the newly launched 2016/2017 Europe and Britain Premium and Luxury Gold programs.
Agents and their clients will also have the opportunity to save on their next journey with Insight, where they can take advantage of the Showcase Special by saving up to $400 per couple. In addition, the clients of agents who attend will have the opportunity to win a grand prize consisting of an escorted journey with Insight, valued at up to $4,000. Agents will have the opportunity to win prizes.
For a complete listing of events and to register online, go to http://bit.ly/1LkryHR.