GREAT ONLINE TRAININGS... CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO VIEW:

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE...
Go to your www.goccl.com account and click on the "Training" tab for a list of great Carnival Passport trainings to
get you started or refresh your Carnival knowledge and sales skills!
 You will get certificates and rewards points for
completing each Passport level.  Rewards points are good for cool Carnival stuff like tote bags and VISA gift cards, and if you log all your cruise
sales and bookings too, you can save up for a flatscreen tv, Ipad, etc.  
PLUS once you have completed your Carnival Passport training, you will be
eligible for Carnival's best FAMs (free and discount cruises) too!
 Carnival likes to invite the most active travel agents!
Also under the www.goccl.com "Training Tab", you'll learn even more with Carnival Webinars, available by clicking on the "Dive Into Fun' box
at the right side of page!
For a list of Carnival GROUP Rates on all cruise ships/dates (and a great way to compare cruise rates/dates)...
Click on the "
SALES" tab and select "Group Rates & Fun Points," on goccl.com!
DECK PLANS are available under the goccl "Resource Center" tab, by selecting the "Knowledge Center" option and then
"Onboard...Deck Plans."
 Or you can get detailed info about each stateroom by selecting "The Fleet" (For amenities, exact sizes, which rooms
connect, etc.)
DECK PLANS AND ITINERARIES FOR EACH CARNIVAL SHIP are also available by clicking here.
CARNIVAL'S FAQ'S
CARNIVAL VIDEO CENTER
CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHORE EXCURSION OPTIONS FROM EACH PORT OF CALL
CARNIVAL DINING CHOICES ONBOARD
CARNIVAL'S VIFP PROGRAM (FORMERLY PAST GUEST PROGRAM)
(Past guests with more than 10 cruises are grand-fathered into Platinum level)
CARNIVAL BUSINESS MEETINGS AND INCENTIVE CRUISES BROCHURE
...For Great info and ideas on marketing Group Cruises to businesses for Meetings and Sales Incentives!

Carnival also has 23 helpful Training Videos available to view on YouTube...
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ALL VIDEOS (or click on the links below to view the best ones).  Many of these videos
discuss the amazing new
Carnival Breeze and her popular FunShip 2.0 Upgrades.
Here are the direct links to the best of these 23 videos:  
Carnival Magic Virtual Tour
Carnival Breeze Virtual Tour
Carnival Breeze Overview (shows the WaterWorks, Red Frog Pub, staterooms, etc.)
Carnival Liberty Renovations (with FunShip 2.0 Upgrades)
Carnival's Didja Ever Campaign
Click here for a Good Carnival Video to send to customers

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE LINE...
ROYAL CARIBBEAN'S ONLINE ATTRACTING FIRST TIME CRUISERS VIDEO TRAINING

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE (NCL)...
The Norwegian Jewel will begin sailing from the NEW Port of Houston TX, starting October 2014!  
CLICK HERE TO START THE NCL ONLINE BOOKING ENGINE TRAINING!  Register at www.ncluniversity.com to learn
more about NCL!

I recommend all agents sign up to take the PRINCESS, Royal Caribbean and NCL trainings, after completing the
Carnival University
.  They are all very helpful.
PRINCESS & OTHER CRUISE LINE ONLINE TRAININGS...
After completion of the PRINCESS training, you will EARN ONE FREE CRUISE FOR TWO PEOPLE! ...Let Debby know
when you would like me to set up your registration for the Princess Academy training,  where you will be eligible for a
free
cruise for two people after completion of the training
and selling just four Princess cruises!  (Princess now sails from
Galveston
!)   Note that we are registered to sell Princess under our second phone number: 210-410-2580  (instead of the
210-496-0004 we use for Carnival and other cruise lines).

HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISE LINE has recently released two new training videos on ALASKA (on Utube)...
--
This is Alaska: 2013 CruiseTours with Holland America Line (16 min) ...This is a breathtaking overview of Holland
America's Alaska & Yukon cruisetour program, hosted by TV personality Jim Dever.
--Insider Tips of Holland America in Alaska & the Yukon  (18 min) ...In this ‘behind the scenes’ segment, Jim Dever (host
of the video above) sits down with Bill Fletcher, Holland America’s Director of Alaska Marketing, as he shares insights on the
many choices available and tips on how to plan the ultimate Alaska vacation.”
.

CLICK HERE FOR GREAT INFO ON ALL CRUISE LINE'S ACTIVITY SCHEDULES, DECK PLANS, and
MUCH MORE!...
This page is a great source for information about EVERY CRUISE SHIP!...You can click on the ships at the
left (from every major cruise line) for a page of links/photos and great info on each ship (provided by prior guests)...like ship
activity schedules,
deck plans, photos, videos, reviews and dining/bar menus!

KARISMA/EL DORADO RESORT FAMS/Trainings (ON LOCATION IN CANCUN/PLAYA AREA)...
Karisma is offering a number of FREE All-Inclusive FAM Trips at their  luxury  resorts in the Cancun area to
familiarize agents with their resorts and their wedding plans...
They offer several 3-night "University" trainings with
resort tours, and
4-night "Destination Wedding" FAM trainings throughout the year...And these are completely free and
all  inclusive (gourmet dining, open bars, tours and seminars, and transfers from the Cancun airport); airfare not included...
LETS DO ANOTHER KARISMA WEDDING, OR GIVC UNIVERSITY FAM TOGETHER AGAIN THIS YEAR!
...
CLICK HERE FOR KARISMA FAM DATES!

+CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF GREAT "FAM" (FAMILIARIZATION) TRIPS & TRAININGS!
(FREE AND DISCOUNTED TRAVEL AND TRAINING OPPS  EXCLUSIVELY FOR TRAVEL AGENTS)!

DESTINATION TRAININGS Are available at the following sites.  You can become certified on a variety of
popular tourist destinations and print out your certificate right online...
Plus receive additional benefits and
FAMinvitations after taking some trainings.  
Click on the Links Below:
Travel Agent Academy (Register for Free by clicking on "Subscribe Now" at the top right of page. Use our CLIA #
00376283
)
Travel Agent University  (Register by clicking on "Not Yet Registered…Register Now for Free" box at the top right of page.
Recommend.com Trainings (Register for Free by clicking on "Sign Up" at the top right of page. Use our CLIA # 00376283)

OUTSIDE AGENTS TRAININGS
(Learn about Selling/Marketing, as well as Outside Agents' Cruise & Travel providers!...Sign in requires Email & Password.)
Other Live and On-demand trainings from Outside Agents covering travel vendors, helpful sales tips, and more:
To access the live webinar training calendar, CLICK HERE.
To access On-demand trainings, please CLICK HERE.
To view or access Destination Videos: CLICK HERE (+ You can forward them to your customers!)...Email Debby for
passwords

SPOILED AGENTS.COM TRAININGS
Learn about great resorts across the world!...Become certified and receive diplomas for completing their training programs.  
PLUS you can earn Free 3-4 night all-inclusive resort stays for completing many of these programs (for example,
receive
4 nights free for two adults at your choice of all-inclusive Melia/Paradisus Resorts across Cancun/Playacar, Mexico
and the Dominican Republic free after completing their 3-hour course at
www.meliaspecialist.com!)

VAX VACATION UNIVERSITY
More great educational opportunities here...http://www.vaxvacationaccess.com/VirtualUniversity/VirtualU.aspx
Click on the "Education" tab to take trainings at VaxVacation University!  There are lots of great FAM offers listed on
this site too, under "Offers & Incentives"!  (Sign in with OA phone # and ddeweese1 and travel11)

OSSN SEMINARS & EVENTS TO ATTEND: http://www.ossn.com/calendar.asp
OSSN is a great organization of home-based travel agents who get together to share their knowledge and successes.

TRAVEL SHOWS TO ATTEND:
--PENINSULA TRAVEL PRESENTATIONS, INC...Provides a series of 5 minute round table presentations to small groups of 7
to 8 travel agents per table, at a time. This unique format offers an excellent opportunity for vendors to educate and discuss
with travel agents how best to present and sell their product to prospective travelers. Review their schedule for a show in your
city. See:
http://www.peninsulashows.com

--BUCK WILSON MINI TRAVEL-SHOWS IN YOUR AREA...Programs are designed to be educational and are intended
exclusively for professional travel arrangers--Travel Agents, Event & Meeting Planners, Group Tour Arrangers and Incentive
Travel Coordinators. No guests or children. See:
http://www.travel-shows.com/OSSN.html
EMAIL DEBBY HERE...
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Helpful Training Links for Agents
Please Monitor this Site for Updates on Trainings Available!
When Booking thru
NEXION
, Use IATA
Registered Phone:
408-280-6410

-Or-
When Book directly
thru GRTS Name, Use
Registered Phone:
210-496-0004
(Use 210-410-2580
For Princess Cruises)

NEXION:
Ask Debby how to start
training through our
NEW NEXION host
agency affiliation!...
You can now Train and
become certified with
your choice of hundreds
of travel vendors!
FAMs!