The National Tunisian Tourism board, in partnership with ACTA and Air France, is inviting agents to take part in a fam trip to Tunisia. The trip, from Nov. 6-12, includes international air with Air France from Montreal, bus transportation, four-star hotel accommodation (double occupancy), all meals, French local guide and entrance fees. Highlights include Tunis visits of Gammarth, Carthage and Sidi Bou Said, Kairouan, the Grande mosque and the Medina of Tozeur. The cost is $815 for ACTA members, $915 for non-members. For further details or to reserve a place, contact Manon Martel, regional manager, ACTA Québec, at 514-357-0890 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nexus Holidays Canada is hosting a 12-day fam to China for Canadian travel agents in November. The tour will cover Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and Chongqing, and for the first time, participating agents will get to experience a Yangtze River cruise aboard the President 7, one of the largest and newest cruise ships on the market. The cost is $1,399 (plus $500 air tax) per person. This includes round-trip airfare from Toronto/Vancouver via Hainan Airlines, five-star accommodations, Yangtze River cruise, professional English-speaking tour guides, meals and all compulsory admission fees. For bookings and inquiries, contact Jane Yuan, by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 905-604-8896, ext.103. Space is limited.
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) in Canada has announced its upcoming familiarization tours for Canadian travel agents. Agents are invited to apply now for the tour departing from their closest major city. Fams are scheduled during November and will high-light Jamaica’s resort areas of Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. The trips are a great opportunity for agents to be updated on product development, as well as obtain the tools to better sell “Destination Jamaica” to their clients. For more information and to register, agents should visit: http://www.visitjamaica.com/canada and click on the “Fam Tours” tab. Fams depart via WestJet as follows: Nov. 9-16, $499; Calgary/Edmonton area, Nov. 23-30, $499. The cost includes return airline tickets via WestJet Airlines to/from Montego Bay, all meals, local transportation, sightseeing, all taxes and shared accommodation in a twin-bedded room. Overnight hotel in Toronto (if required) will be the responsibility of the agent. Application deadline is 15 days prior to departure. Successful applicants will be confirmed five days after the application deadline.