The headline says it all, right? We’re keeping you up-to-date on the most recent agent-friendly happenings in the biz, including new websites, contests and your favorite: FAMS!
Solmar Hotels & Resorts—Agent Website For you, a new interactive travel expert website, compliments of Solmar Hotels & Resorts Cabo San Lucas; and for your clients, a pleasant surprise when you show off your wealth of newfound knowledge of the area and the Solmar brand.
Available since Jan. 25, the site offers agents access to hotel and resort information including all-inclusive packages and upcoming promotions. Agents who register through Solmar’s agent site will have the ability to earn perks such as free nights, special rates and VIP amenities, plus a 10 percent commission on all hotel and spa reservations booked through the site.
For more information, visit solmartravelexperts.com.
40 Days and 40 Nights to Win, Win, Win—Agent Promo Haven’t you heard? AMResorts has brought back its 40 Days and 40 Nights to Win, Win, Win booking promotion. The steps are simple: just book a 3-night stay at any AMResorts property for travel through April 30, then register your booking online at the AMResorts agents-only site. Once that’s done, you’re automatically entered to win a daily drawing for $500 bonus commission, a weekly drawing for a 3-night stay for two, and a weekly drawing for the prize of the week, such as an iPad, iPhone 4S, BluRay player and Xbox 360.
The 40 Days and 40 Nights to Win, Win, Win promotion is available through Feb. 29. AMResorts properties include Zoetry Wellness & Spa Resorts; Secrets Resorts & Spas; Dreams Resorts & Spas; Now Resorts & Spas and Sunscape Resorts & Spas. For more information, visit amragents.com.
Gourmet Inclusive Training Experience—Agent FAMs Karisma Hotels is welcoming agents to its Azul Hotels and El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels properties for a series of Gourmet Inclusive (GI) training experience FAMs to last through October.
FAMs are designed to train agents on selling GI properties as well as how to sell to niche markets. Agents will be introduced to the brands’ amenities, such as restaurants, personalized concierge service, sky weddings, beach butlers, beachfront sky massages, king-size beach beds and Infinity Pool Casitas suites.
FAM scheduling and dates run as follows:
• GI University FAMs take place May 3-5 and Sept. 19-22
• GI Wedding Consultant (GIWC) FAMs take place April 18-21, June 27-30 and Oct. 17-21
Rates start at $99 for GIWC FAM trips but is reimbursed after you book one wedding, and are free for GI University FAM trips. FAM trips include Gourmet Inclusive accommodations at a Karisma Hotels property, airport transfers and transportation to all scheduled activities. For more information, visit karismahotels.com.