Sunday, November 12, 2006

Sign Up For Fam Trips to Marriott's Caribbean Resorts and Marketing to Build Relationships

Podcast Number Eighty-two

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Lorene interviews Elizabeth Linn, Senior Account Representative for the Marriott Corporation. Elizabeth is responsible for group marketing for several of the Marriott properties in the Carribean and Mexico. Elizabeth describes the various Marriott properties and their surroundings creating an enticing description that you can use to make sales. You can sign up for fam trips (familiarization trips)and learn more at the Marriot website, Paradise by Marriott. Sign up at the same website for the newsletter that will go into detail about the Marriott Caribbean and Mexico properties. The newsletter will also keep you up to date on the renovations, changes and new events at these properties. Click >>>>HERE<<<< to go to the Paradise by Marriott website.

Barry discusess ideas about a marketing tactic to build clients and relationships. Building trust and a client relationship is easier when you develop marketing pieces that give your client something of value for free. Why not develop a video on how to pack a suitcase using tips from the books listed below. You can click on the links to the books to check them out. The video will show you and perhaps your family giving packing tips. This will make a personal connection to your client and give them some valuable advice. Your resource books are:

The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler

Smart Packing for Today's Traveler

Fodor's How to Pack, 2nd edition (Special-Interest Titles)

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