Home-Based Travel Agent Show

I am in Las Vegas attending the Home-Based Travel Agent Show. This is a fantastic event, with a lot of information, tools, and assistance for home-based travel agents. It is wonderful to see such great outreach to the valuable home-based agents, and the reception so far has been very positive.

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New Zealand Sales Mission – California & Texas

Starting in mid December, Air New Zealand will introduce nonstop service between Houston and Auckland. Tourism New Zealand is actively promoting the destination to wholesalers and travel agents throughout Texas, and I was very fortunate to join the Tourism New Zealand team in promoting this amazing destination. We participated in a TNZ Update in Los Read more about New Zealand Sales Mission – California & Texas[…]

New Zealand Sales Mission – North America

I just finished up a fantastic two week Sales Mission, expertly organized by Tourism New Zealand’s amazing team, visiting cities across North America. A huge thank you goes out to the TNZ team, as well as all the great folks who traveled from New Zealand to join the sales mission. We met hundreds of great Read more about New Zealand Sales Mission – North America[…]

Seattle & Portland – 2 Great and Diverse Cities

There are several great travel companies located in the Pacific Northwest, and I am very fortunate to be able to visit two of America’s great cities: Seattle and Portland. It most certainly doesn’t hurt that I was able to visit during hot, sunny days, where these two cities shined at their brightest. A great big Read more about Seattle & Portland – 2 Great and Diverse Cities[…]

THANKS Southern California!

We enjoyed a VERY successful series of events and meetings with some of our favorite travel wholesalers and travel agents in Southern California. It was fantastic meeting with old friends and new colleagues, and discussing the Cook Islands, Fiji and Samoa.  The first day of the Long Beach Adventure Travel Show was also a great Read more about THANKS Southern California![…]

Cook Islands visits San Diego

A great big THANK YOU to Roseann, Wendy and the team at Outdoor Travel Adventures for hosting a Cook Islands night at Old Venice Restaurant in San Diego last night. Attendance at the event was fantastic, and the venue was perfect – even in the rare rain! Interest in the Cook Islands was very strong, Read more about Cook Islands visits San Diego[…]

New Cook Islands Tourism Office – North America

A great big congratulations goes out to John Petersen for his fantastic office-warming party. The new Cook Islands Tourism Office in North America is in Los Angeles, just off Century Blvd near LAX.  JP brought in some local Cook Islanders to sing, drum, dance and perform at the opening of his new office. There was Read more about New Cook Islands Tourism Office – North America[…]

Sunset Resort names Creative Resort Marketing North American Representative

Sunset Resort – Rarotonga appoints Creative Resort Marketing as North American Representative Sunset Resort, one of Rarotonga’s leading resorts, has named Creative Resort Marketing as its North American Sales & Marketing Representative.  Creative Resort Marketing will assist Sunset Resort with all marketing and sales activities throughout North America, as well as assist with internet-based marketing. Read more about Sunset Resort names Creative Resort Marketing North American Representative[…]

The Cook Islands Visits San Diego

Join Outdoor Travel Adventures, Cook Islands Honeymoons & local Cook Islander Stephen Doherty at a Cook Islands Social! Paul Rec from Creative Resort Marketing will also be in attendance and will be discussing why the Cook Islands is one of his favorite places on earth! When: Thursday, February 6th from 5-7pm Where: Old Venice Restaurant at 2910 Cañon St, Read more about The Cook Islands Visits San Diego[…]

Thanks Portland!

A great big thanks to the wonderful travel agents and wholesale reservation staff that I met during last week’s trip to Portland. It was wonderful to see you all. I always enjoy visiting Portland – it is one of the best and most unique cities in America. And, during my stay, I even had time Read more about Thanks Portland![…]

Where in the World is Creative Resort Marketing?

We are staying very busy at Creative Resort Marketing. Our travel plans for the next several weeks will bring us to: Portland – 16-18 January Los Angeles – 23-24 January Los Angeles/Long Beach/Orange County/San Diego – 5-8 February Long Beach Adventure Travel Show – 8 February New York – 26 February – 1 March New Read more about Where in the World is Creative Resort Marketing?[…]

Seattle & Portland – Cook Islands Nights

Kia Orana to all my friends in Seattle and Portland, and Meitaki (Thank You) for attending the Cook Islands Night we hosted in your beautiful cities. It was great seeing you all and thanks for taking the time to visit with us. It’s always great talking about Royale Takitumu and Palm Grove.  I was fortunate Read more about Seattle & Portland – Cook Islands Nights[…]

Adventure Travel Show – Long Beach CA

The Adventure Travel Show in Long Beach CA just wrapped up, and it was another very successful consumer travel show. This show is very well organized, and I was pleased to be a part of it. I spent my time with my friends in the Cook Islands booth, talking to interested travelers about a trip Read more about Adventure Travel Show – Long Beach CA[…]