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Hurricane Irma Hotel Updates for Travel Agents

We are sorry for all those affected by Hurricane Irma. There have been some heroic stories to come out of the aftermath such as Marriott commandeering a boat to help get guests off of St Thomas. But for most affected by the storm it’s going to be a long slow process to recovery. We wanted… Read More »

Greek Islands by Yacht

You read that title correctly. This is the favorite fam trip we have ever seen. Join MedSea Yachts on this small group cruise of the Greek Islands from September 16-23, 2017. Maximum of 12 guests. The Captain of MedSea ES Canada has many decades of experience sailing the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas and knows all… Read More »

Experiential Turkey Fam Trip – $299 from Keytours

Keytours Vacations has announced a new educational fam trip series to Turkey. An 11-day, 10-night escorted tour, the Classics of Turkey will be available on nine departures year-round from now until November 2017. “Over the past two years we have seen an increase in agents wanting more experiential journeys,” said Nigel Osborne, vice president of sales and business development for Keytours… Read More »

Book Silversea with British Airways and win

Win a free fam trip with Silversea and British Airways. Agents from the UK and Ireland have the opportunity to win a place on a fam trip for this upcoming November. Departing New York on 2nd November, the lucky winners will embark on a voyage to Bermuda, with four glorious nights aboard Silversea’s Silver Whisper.… Read More »

Bristol England FAM Trip

Discover Bristol FAM Trip Details can be found here – http://visitbristol.co.uk/conferences/help-and-advice/discover-bristol-fam-trip We invite you to spend two days visiting the ‘gurt lush’ city of Bristol, here in the stunning south west. Explore and discover the perfect location for your client’s meetings and events with our wonderful hotel and venue partners. Date: Friday 29 September – Sunday 1 October… Read More »

Hotel Travel Agent Programs (Comparison)

In recent years, as more and more hotels are interested in dealing directly with travel agents we decided to set up a page specifically catering to hotel travel agent programs. The programs have been growing with education, training and best of all travel agent benefits and loyalty programs. This list isn’t meant to be comprehensive… Read More »

St. Croix Travel Agent Fam Rates

This is directly from the St. Croix tourism website – http://www.gotostcroix.com/special-offers/st-croix-fam-rates-travel-agents/ It is also listed on our travel agent discount page. lan your own ‘fam trip’ to St. Croix and experience the island on your own schedule, at your own pace, with your own preferences.  The St. Croix Hotel and Tourism Association is pleased to offer you… Read More »

Africa Fam Trip

Great Lakes Safaris Offers Fam Trip To Africa March 15, 2017 Great Lakes Safaris will be conducting two fam trips for agents and operators in Uganda and Rwanda this year, May 18-28 and Nov 13-23, with optional extensions into Nyungwe Forest National Park. If you’re interested in participating, contact David DiGregorio at dave@cornersun.com as soon… Read More »

Jacksonville Fam Trip

See first-hand why Jacksonville is the perfect place for your next meeting. Get to know Jacksonville and see why the River City is the perfect setting for your next meeting or event. Meeting Professionals that qualify for fam trips: Meeting, event, incentive, training/conference programs or conventions, with verifiable meetings history. Planners with groups yielding a… Read More »

Getting Started as a Travel Agent

We hear a lot of questions from beginner travel agents, here is a list of commonly asked questions and our best attempts at answering them. If you have additional travel agent questions please send them to info@familiarizationtrips.com Should I become a travel agent? I am not one to deter dreams but I will say that… Read More »