CLIA Today: October 2012
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Register for Carnival’s Upcoming “From Your Home To Ours" Conference!

Join Carnival for a unique conference designed especially for home-based agents on March 31.

Your special weekend includes a visit to “our home,” Carnival’s worldwide headquarters in Miami, to participate in personalized home-based agent training as well as VIP ship tours. You can even extend your visit by sailing aboard one of our magnificent “Fun Ships.” We guarantee you’ll return home with renewed enthusiasm about our product that results in more Carnival sales for you.

This weekend has been designed for those home-based travel professionals looking to grow their business, learn proven sales techniques and gain a better understanding of the tremendous value of Today’s Carnival.

RSVP is March 17. To register, visit

Getting over Hump Day with Mike Marchev - Sales Rule #1: You Must Transcend Public Opinion

Over the years, the sales practice has appropriately earned a pretty poor reputation.  To grasp the scope of the negative predicament salespeople have created for themselves, try this exercise: Ask (anybody) what word immediately comes to mind when you say .........  (more)

When it comes to delivery, Think FedEx First.

CLIA Preferred Partner Benefits -

When you ship with FedEx, you have reliable shipping options and discounted rates on a variety of services including FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground®, FedEx Home Delivery® and FedEx Freight®. Best of all, you get shipping made easy, because FedEx offers a service to meet your specific transit needs and timeline. Take advantage of your member discounts on select FedEx shipping services and FedEx OfficeSM business services. To enroll today, simply go to and enter passcode FHVSV7 or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1.800.636.2377, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, M-F).

Forget shuffleboard , 3D theater next on today's cruise ships

Gadling -
By: Chris Owen
Royal Caribbean International announced it will add stereoscopic 3D digital cinema to on-board programming. Royal Caribbean also plans "Revitalizations" for other ships in 2011 including Oasis, Liberty Freedom, Radiance and Splendour of the Seas.