October, 2011 Newsletter
Interview with Cheryl Myerson
By John Felice
By Joanie Ogg CTC, MCC:
Joanie touches base with Joni Rein regarding all the new developments at Carnival Cruise Lines in this "Must Read" interview if you sell cruises.
Home Based Travel Agent Show
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My Host Agency Isn’t Paying My Commissions By Tom Ogg: While this seems to be happening more and more, here is an article that tells you exactly what to do if your host agency is not paying you your commissions
CRUISEWHIZ CRAIG OR EVERY OLD CRUISE IS NEW AGAIN/RETURN TO TRADITIONAL CRUISING By Craig Satterfield, ECC: Ahhh, remember the early days of cruising? Craig does an excellent job of recapturing the opportunities to experience them again.
Am I Worthy? (of asking for referrals that is…) By: Joanie Ogg CTC, MCC: Joanie explores the benefit of referrals and how to get them so that they are very meaningful.
Travel FREE! – The Eight Top Signs of a Travel SCAM! By Tom Ogg: Tom shares the eight top travel scams that are currently out there including a "SCAM Alert" for a newly formed travel club in this timely and interesting article.
Britain in Addition to the Olympics By Paull Tickner: Paull shares some very interesting ideas for packaging groups to Britain for 2012. This article will surely spark some ideas.
Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda Port Review (aka King's Wharf) By Nancy Norris: Nancy continues her outstanding and in-depth review of Bermuda with this look at the Royal Naval Dockyard.
Portofino, Italy On Your Own Shore Excursion By Tom Ogg: : If you have clients calling on Portofino, Italy this review will show them how to have a wonderful time without spending tons of money.
Gibraltar On Your Own Shore Excursion By Tom Ogg: Visiting Gibraltar is full of surprises and climbing the Rock of Gibraltar is a "must do" in this wonderful port. Here is how to visit Gibraltar On-Your-Own and have a great time
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