DISCOVER THE BUILDING BLOCKS TO AN EXCITING CAREER

Agent Essentials is a five-day Nexion program designed to give the travel professional who is NEW to the industry the skills and knowledge necessary to research and book all aspects of travel for their clients. This program is the ticket to experiencing discussion and hands-on practice that will turn a client’s request into specific, informed actions. We will examine the journey of a booking all the way from the initial research stage to the actual booking process and, finally, how to work with the client after they return from their trip. It also provides guidance on how to manage the relationship with clients throughout the process.

For only $495* you will get training packed with modules like:

(*$295 for NEXstart agents; included/no cost for NEXstart Lite agents)

HOTEL / TRAVEL INFORMATION

Hotel, transportation and airline fees are the responsibility of each Agent Essentials attendee. Please see helpful information below.

All Agent Essentials classes are held at the Nexion Corporate Offices in Irving, Texas

Class Information:

Nexion LLC
6565 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 400
Irving, TX 75039

Hotel Information:

NYLO Las Colinas
1001 West Royal Lane
Irving, Texas 75039
http://www.nylohotels.com/lascolinas

Transient Room Info for Agent Essentials:

  • Rates:
    • Standard Guest Room $139.00    Sunday-Thursday
    • Standard Guest Room $98.00      Friday-Saturday
    • All rooms and rates upon availability. The alternate is Travel Leaders Worldwide Hotel Program.

*Note that these are transient rates, and we cannot guarantee the availability of the rates, so BOOK EARLY

  • Guests can make their reservation with the Nexion SNAP! Desk. Call 800-949-6410 option 2 for SNAP! SNAP! Desk Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Central / Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Mention rate code N1X.
  • This rate is available to all agents, staff or suppliers visiting the Nexion offices.
  • Hotel does sell out, so book early.
  • If you are interested in finding a roommate during Agent Essentials, we encourage you to make a posting on NexionTown.
  • Hotel rates are net/non-commissionable.
  • Benefits with this rate:
    • Complimentary wired and wireless Internet
    • Complimentary Printing and Fax Services
    • Complimentary local, domestic long distance and 800# calls
    • Complimentary 24-hour fitness center
    • Complimentary 24-hour business center
    • Complimentary self-parking
    • Complimentary shuttle within five-mile radius
    • Complimentary bottled water in room
    • 100% non-smoking
    • Outdoor terrace with two infinity pools and fireside pit
    • Library room with billiards

 

Transportation Information:

 

  • Parking is complimentary at NYLO Las Colinas.
  • Complimentary shuttle service is available upon request to the Nexion offices, if needed for mobility/weather. The Nexion office is within a very short walking distance of NYLO Las Colinas.
  • Airport Transport
    • For transport to or from DFW or Love Field, we suggest Uber or Taxi
    • Supershuttle is also an option for a lower cost
    • A rental car is also an option

Agent Essentials attendees can receive a 2, 5 or 10% discount when flying Delta Air Lines to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW and Dallas Love (DAL).

Origin: United States and Canada
Destination: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW and Dallas Love (DAL)
Valid for Travel: May 30 – June 13, August 1 – August 15, November 28 – December 12

Discount level: Based on first letter of fare basis

  • 10% Discount – F, J, C, D, Y, P, I
  • 5% Discount – B, M, H, Q, K, L
  • 2% Discount – U, T, V, X
  • Basic economy fares not eligible for discount
  • No discount combinations
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights; Maximum stay 30 days
  • Penalties: As per fare rules

GDS AGENTS:

  • Must ticket in ARC 45613433
  • Price with account code: NMRU7
  • Must include Ticket Designator: NGJH8
  • Must include OSI DL DMZ

NON-GDS AGENTS:

Nexion has added an additional benefit for those who want to attend Agent Essentials. To take advantage of the Delta Air Lines discount, the following steps must be taken:

  1. Make a reservation using SNAP! and click BOOK AND HOLD.
  2. If you are wanting to take advantage of the Delta Air Lines discount, you must put the following information in the Special Remarks field when making the reservation in SNAP!: “This PNR qualifies for the DL discount for Agent Essentials.”
  3. Before pressing Purchase Ticket, send an email to snap@nexion.com to confirm the discount and rate.
  4. Agents will be responsible for all exchange penalties and fees (if applicable).
  5. As a reminder, there is no ticketing fee when you use SNAP!.

AGENDA

MONDAY

8:30 – 9:00am – Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:30am – myNexion®, powered by AgentMate
10:30 – 10:45am – Break
10:45 – 11:45am – myNexion (Cont.)
11:45am – 12:15pm – Break
12:15 – 1:10pm – Supplier Partner Sponsored Lunch and Presentation
1:15 – 3:00pm – Your Business – Let’s Get Started!
3:00 – 3:15pm – Break
3:15 – 4:30pm – Your Business – Let’s Get Started! (Cont.)
4:30 – 4:45pm – Wrap-up

TUESDAY

8:30 – 8:45am – Warm-Up
8:45 – 10:30am – Cruises
10:30 – 10:45am – Break
10:45 – 11:45am – Cruises (Cont.)
11:45am – 12:15pm – Break
12:15 – 1:10pm – Supplier Partner Sponsored Lunch and Presentation
1:15 – 3:00pm – Cruises (Cont.)
3:00 – 3:15pm – Break
3:15 – 4:30pm – Cruises (Cont.)
4:30 – 4:45pm – Wrap-up

WEDNESDAY

8:30 – 8:45am – Warm-up
8:45 – 10:30am – VAX Training Live
10:30 – 10:45am – Break
10:45 – 11:45am – Air
11:45 – 12:15pm – Break
12:15 – 1:10pm – Supplier Partner Sponsored Lunch and Presentation
1:15 – 2:30pm – Air (Cont.)
2:30 – 3:00pm – Time Management
3:30 – 3:15pm – Break
3:15 – 4:15pm – Rental Cars
4:15 – 4:30pm – Wrap-up

THURSDAY

8:30 – 8:45am – Warm-up
8:45 – 9:15am – Building Supplier Relationships
9:15 – 10:30am – Tours
10:30 – 10:45am – Break
10:45am – 12:15pm – Tours (Cont.)
12:15 – 1:10pm – Supplier Partner Sponsored Lunch and Presentation
1:15 – 2:00pm – Tours (Cont.)
2:00 – 3:00pm – Travel Insurance
3:00 – 3:15pm – Break
3:15 – 4:15pm – Social Media Overview
4:15 – 4:45pm – Building Supplier Relationships, Part 2
5:00 – 7:30pm – Graduation Dinner

FRIDAY

8:30 – 8:45am – Warm-up
8:45 – 11:00am – Hotels
11:00 – 11:45am – Graduation and Photos
11:45 – 12:15pm – Break
12:15 – 1:10pm – Supplier Partner Sponsored Lunch and Presentation
1:15 – 1:30pm – Wrap-up

Nexion reserves the right to make changes to Agent Essentials agenda at its discretion and without notification; please ensure when making travel/air arrangements to book flights that allow you to participate in ALL Agent Essentials activities/discussion.

CONTACT NEXION

FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT AGENT ESSENTIALS

For event and additional course inquiries: education@nexion.com
For supplier participation: marketing@nexion.com

CORPORATE OFFICE:
6565 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 400
Irving, TX 75039

REGISTER TODAY!

Registration:

Note: Agent Essentials is intended for Nexion agents and their authorized partners/business associates only. We regret that we cannot accommodate guests. Registration is non-refundable as stated in the refund policy in the link above and is non-transferable.

Class Requirements:

  • This training is geared for the travel agent who is NEW to the industry.
  • Bring your own laptop. You’ll use your laptop to access all the tools you’ll be learning about. myNexion is compatible with most browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11+, Microsoft Edge, Safari, and Firefox, though some functions will have to be used with Internet Explorer.
  • Make sure you have WiFi capability on your laptop. We will give you the password to access our WiFi when you arrive.
  • Ensure you have working knowledge of your laptop PRIOR to arriving to class.
  • Obtain necessary supplier logins at least two weeks prior to class and ensure they are tested on the laptop computer you are bringing.
  • Course materials will be made available a week prior on Nexion University.