MIAMI, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Med – the original all-inclusive resort company with 78 resorts worldwide– is proud to announce Jacqueline Manuel as the new Business Development Manager for Meeting, Incentive, and Corporate Event markets. Manuel will manage relationships with corporations, associations, meeting planners and incentive houses for the eastern half of the United States while representing Club Med properties worldwide. Jacqueline joins the Club Med Business sales team with more than fifteen years of experience in hospitality sales with an impressive background in hotel, incentive, hospitality and destination markets. Previously holding high-level sales positions with top brands such as Hilton, Westin, Noble House and Crown Plaza, Manuel has experience working closely with meeting and incentive planning organizations, ensuring success in developing innovative sales and marketing plans and leveraging her expertise in consumer and commercial behavior. Manual joins Gloria Paladini in the same role for the western half of the United States.
In addition to new personnel, Club Med also unveils a new Meetings, Incentives and Corporate Events brochure, providing event planners an invaluable tool to utilize for successful selling. Whether event planners are looking to accommodate a small business group or a large corporate incentive event, Club Med offers an all-inclusive value where everything is included in one convenient price. In addition to multifunctional conference space, a dedicated group coordinator on-site and a variety of accommodations to choose from, guests enjoy gourmet dining throughout the day prepared by international chefs, and a full open bar with premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. After productive meetings, attendees can take part in an array of daily activities during free time, and relish in nightly entertainment every evening.
Another tool for selling Club Med is the brand's latest groups promotion – Spring Into Summer – with group booking incentives for travel partners only. Book a new group by May 31, 2013, and receive 15 percent commission* and a complimentary two-night stay for two people**.
ADDITIONAL SPRING INTO SUMMER INCENTIVES INCLUDE:
Book a group of 20 to 40 people and receive one of the following:
Book a group of 41 to 75 people and receive two of the following:
Book a group of 75 people or more and receive all of the following:
Tour Conductor Ratio of 1/15 – $250 Amex Gift Card*** – Two Additional Free Nights
For more information about Club Med Groups, visit www.clubmedgroups.com, call 1-800-453-2582 or contact your preferred travel professional. To access our digital M.I.C.E brochure visit http://www.nxtbook.com/worth/SUPPLEMENTS/SUPPLEMENTS/clubmed/index.php#/0.
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* Travel professional must ask for the incentive program at time of booking. Booking must be made as a group through the respective USA Club Med Business department only. Commission is valid on land portion only (8.2% taxes in Sandpiper Bay are non commissionable). Group offer is valid for groups booked to Club Med's North American resorts (Sandpiper Bay, Florida, Ixtapa Pacific, Mexico, Cancun Yucatan, Mexico, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Turkoise, Turks and Caicos, Columbus Isle, Bahamas). Other restrictions apply, including standard Club Med Group terms and conditions, cancellation/change fees as per contract. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Not transferable. A minimum of 20 adults (age 16 years or older) or more traveling for a minimum of 3 nights to be eligible for promotion. Valid for new groups only. Must be booked by May 7, 2013 for travel between August 1, 2013 and October 31, 2013. Sandpiper Bay black out dates of August 30th until Sept 2nd, 2013 apply.
**Free nights to be used for travel between November 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014 only. Additional restrictions such as holiday and blackout dates apply. Airfare is not included. Non-transferable. May not be combined with any other offer. Bookings are subject to availability, membership fees are additional. Promotion may be withdrawn at any time and is subject to capacity restrictions. Offer is not valid for Full Resort Buy outs.
***American Express gift card and free night certificates will be issued after October 31, 2013.
SOURCE Club Med