Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations– will be hosting the fourth annual Palace Experience Global Conference for the first time at the brand’s signature resort in Ocho Rios onOctober 1-4, 2017. Moon Palace Jamaica is Palace Resorts’ first property outside of Mexico and Jamaica’s most luxurious all-inclusive resort. Since opening, the property has already achieved the esteemed recognition of being named a AAA Four Diamond resort.
Travel agents, tour operators and industry insiders from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and Europe will travel to Moon Palace Jamaica to immerse themselves in a weekend full of the Palace Resorts’ lifestyle and Jamaica’s unique culture. Over the course of a four-day conference- which will take place throughout the various installments of the property’s over 21,000 square-foot meetings space, agents will get a feel of the destination and the luxurious accommodations and amenities the brand offers.
Headlining this year’s action-packed agenda is keynote speaker Devon Harris – Captain and founder of Jamaica’s national bobsled team which competed in the 1986 Winter Olympics and was the inspiration behind Walt Disney’s original movie “Cool Runnings.” Harris is an expert on the destination and brings his touch of the locals to ensure agents get a takeaway of not only Jamaica but what it represents to its people. Amongst attendees are noteworthy guest speakers Mike Marchev, Stuart Cohen and Rachel Rowley. Each of these individuals are known as important players on different spectrums of the industry and will provide key takeaways, such as how to maintain customer loyalty, converting e-leads to sales, and a detailed step-by-step on how to personalization leads to closing these leads. In addition to exclusive events, workshops, and motivational speeches, all attendees will experience Jamaica first hand, with exclusive excursions of their choosing. The conference will offer agents the opportunity to experience Konoko Falls, Mystic Mountain, Snorkeling, Chukka River Tubing, Sun Valley Plantation or the swim with the Dolphins on property- all of which are experiences that guests can book using the Palace Resorts signature $1,500 resort credit.
In between educational seminars and some fun in the sun, agents will also meet with key Palace Resorts executives and attend informative and educational presentations that will place an emphasis on utilizing social media strategies and effectively selling destination weddings, among other relevant topics. With learning being the main objective of the Palace Experience Global Conference, the closing events will include a fabulous black-tie gala. Palace Resorts will present awards to the top agents that fall into the following categories: Top Destination Wedding Travel Agency, Top Home Based Travel Agency, Top Producing Travel Agent, Top Producing Travel Agency, Top Producing Destination Agent- Mexico and Top Producing Destination Agent –Jamaica.
“The Palace Experience Global Conference represents an opportunity for the brand to create a more personalized relationship with the agent community, better understand their specific needs and ultimately showcase the value of partnering with a world-class company such as Palace Resorts,” said Frank Corzo, Vice President of U.S. Field Sales for Palace Resorts. “Palace Resorts truly values each one of its agents and embraces the agent community and is continuously looking for avid ways to provide agents with the tools and knowledge they need to exceed their sales goals.”
In addition, the fourth annual conference will serve as a platform to update attendees on exclusive news about the latest at Palace Resorts. Agents will learn about the brand’s newest luxury resort, Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos, opening in 2017. In addition, agents will get an inside look at Palace Resorts newest partnerships with Certified Angus Beef® to feature premium quality brand products making Palace Resorts, the first luxury all-inclusive resort chain in Cancun to offer such brand products to adding specialty created desserts by world-renowned pastry chef Antonio Bachour to each menu and restaurant as a part of upgrading its culinary offerings. Known for unbeatable entertainment, Palace Resorts recently announced scheduled performances by the “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life” tour at Moon Palace Cancun on December 29, 2017. In addition, the return of The Illusionists – Live from Broadway™ from December 22nd, 2017 through January 3rd, 2018. Both performances will take place at the Moon Palace Arena in Cancun, Mexico.
For more information, please visit www.PalacePROAgents.com, where travel agents can register, find useful sales and marketing tools and learn about the brand’s bonus commissions and incentives.
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About Palace Resorts
With ten oceanfront resorts overlooking sparkling turquoise waters, Palace Resorts sets the highest standards for five-star all-inclusive vacations in Mexico and Jamaica. Offering luxurious and spacious accommodations accentuated by signature in-room double whirlpool tubs, nightly entertainment, the Caribbean & Mexico’s most extravagant spas, a premier Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, Palace Resorts sets the stage for a truly exceptional experience for travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort found at each property makes Palace Resorts a leading provider of world-class resort vacations. For more information, visit www.palaceresorts.com.