Two BDM's and a Mic

James Ayres III

Two BDM's from Unique Vacations discuss Sandals and Beaches Resorts every monday. read less
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Surprise guests congratulate Tanya Swann on 20 years!
Apr 15 2024
Surprise guests congratulate Tanya Swann on 20 years!
#sandalsresorts #traveladvisors #twobdmsandamic #beachesresorts #beachesturksandcaicos🎙️🏖️Welcome back to TWO BDM's and a MIC with James and Krysti. Today we are joined by Tanya Swann; The Director of Sales, Groups and Conventions at Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort. Little does she know we are here to celebrate her 20 years at Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort and we have an episode filled with surprise guests who want to let Tanya know just how much she means to us. 🌟 Episode Highlights:0:00 - Introductions0:30 - welcome our Guest1:17 - Housekeeping and current Promotions2:18 - We have some BDM Promotions! Congratulations to Amanda Funk and Yasmin Davis3:21 - Who is Tanya Swann and where did she come from before Sandals and Beaches?10:45 - Ian Braun thanks Tanya12:50 - Liz Purkey and the Southeast team joins the show14:21 - Wendy White joins to say congratulations17:20 - Chad Krueger joins19:22 - Coach Joe stops by20:25 - Dawn Bolte joins to celebrate Tanya22:25 - Jamie McAnally congratulates Tanya on 20 years25:22 - Tanya Gives Thanks!28:15 - Goodbye//VIRTUAL WEDDING PARTIESPlease share with your potential Destination Wedding Couples to learn more about our program and Red Lane Spa incentive they receive when they book with you.Wednesday April 17, 2024 at 6:00 PM ESThttps://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8541069434688804187?fbclid=IwAR0xVIfYXnBfeENFfMitZYcVba69dVrMO8LSnU-QVYMQ1QL_usbXBaylxYg_aem_Ae2jDGucQcsN3HNhf4sPvrEXTBWKZA4DCu-TPf1hGtGscb40NnOqXS9e4syRYMfuB-njRG4IPJU8rNWxz1JW4AUb//TALENTJames Ayres III - BDM North Texas and OklahomaKrysti Konopacky - BDM Minnesota and North Dakota//GUESTTanya Swann - Director of Sales, Groups and Conventions at Beaches Turks and CaicosA message from Tanya:Today it's all about me rolling back the curtain of memories and saying Thank You as it is said a heart that is Faithful, Grateful and Thankful is a heart that is blessed beyond measures.Today I am blessed and proud to say that I have dedicated 240 months, 1,040 weeks, 7,300 days, 175,300 hours, 10,520, 640 minutes to the last of the true exotics " Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort"20 years ago I was hired to fill a vacant position at this establishment and today I count it a privilege to recognize this as a milestone which took me on a journey of self evaluation, empowering, motivating, inspiring, growing, experiences and embracing myself for such a journey in my career. Within the past 20 years I was given the opportunities 8 different positions which I have worked my way up to where I am today. The following positions were:- Secretary for Food and Beverage (start)Administrative Assistant Sales and WeddingsExecutive Administrative Assistant - General Managers Banquet Coordinator- Sales and WeddingsSenior Sales Executive- Sales OfficeSenior Sales Manager- Sales OfficeResort Sales Manager- Sales OfficeDirector of Sales, Groups and Conventions (current)In between holding down all the above positions, I also took all the opportunities that was presented to me of upgrading myself educationally and got some extensive on the job training and did some courses with Sandals University and obtained the following.Associates Degree in Hospitality &Tourism Certified Train the TrainerCertified Customer Service Management Associates Degree in Business StudiesProfessional Diploma in LeadershipProfessional Bachelor Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Professional Masters Degree in Hospitality and Tourism I have also completed other certificate courses with the LMS program through our Learning and Development department as well.Not only did I soar in holding down positions...
Saint Vincent and Island Routes Excursions
Apr 1 2024
Saint Vincent and Island Routes Excursions
#sandalsresorts #traveladvisors #twobdmsandamic #instagram #saintvincent #sandalssaintvincent #islandroutes 🎙️🏖️Welcome back to TWO BDM's and a MIC with James and Krysti, where we sit down with Sr. Regional Sales Manager Michele Huggins to give a recap of our Island Routes Excursion at the new Sandals Saint Vincent.🌟 Episode Highlights:0:00 - Introductions1:35 - welcome our Guest3:00 - Why watch Mondays live?4:55 - Housekeeping and current Promotions8:43 - Virtual Wedding Parties (Link below)9:28 - Who is Michele and what does she do?13:50 - Michele's Advice for Travel Advisors15:10 - Happy Birthday to Regional Director Chad Krueger16:10 - Recap our Saint Vincent Island Routes Excursion33:30 - End of year event for Two BDM's and a MIC followers34:15 - Final Thoughts36:10 - Northeast Regional event for Travel Advisors37:13 - Goodbye//VIRTUAL WEDDING PARTIESPlease share with your potential Destination Wedding Couples to learn more about our program and Red Lane Spa incentive they receive when they book with you.Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 6:00 PM EST https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7868218896024638046?fbclid=IwAR1t2JxXy44ZqPHXI2aO1S_PkPQDgWQjiFsNEZ9NpQCtQM3EgP-W2xLULsc_aem_Ae0y_cLEJTFMOcHk5gzCtTJhEEO4Il2ZZdF7u3CerIjQKj9njyCJySCTAiSIxgalGfTrsC0WCMrrUi6UrKpshpbu Wednesday April 17, 2024 at 6:00 PM ESThttps://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8541069434688804187?fbclid=IwAR0xVIfYXnBfeENFfMitZYcVba69dVrMO8LSnU-QVYMQ1QL_usbXBaylxYg_aem_Ae2jDGucQcsN3HNhf4sPvrEXTBWKZA4DCu-TPf1hGtGscb40NnOqXS9e4syRYMfuB-njRG4IPJU8rNWxz1JW4AUb//TALENTJames Ayres III - BDM North Texas and OklahomaKrysti Konopacky - BDM Minnesota and North Dakota//GUESTMichele Huggins - Senior Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest🎧 Available On:- Spotify: @TWOBDMsandaMIC- Apple Podcasts: @TWOBDMsandaMIC- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Twobdmsandamic 💬 Stay Connected:- Twitter: @Twobdmsandamic- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twobdmsandamic- Email: Jayres@uvi.sandals.com / Kkonopacky@uvi.sandals.com👉 Remember to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell to stay updated on our latest episodes. We love hearing your thoughts, so drop us a comment below or reach out on our social media!
MICE Awards and a Q&A with Krysti and James
Mar 11 2024
MICE Awards and a Q&A with Krysti and James
#sandalsresorts #traveladvisors #twobdmsandamic #instagram #beachesresorts 🎙️🏖️Welcome back to TWO BDM's and a MIC with James and Krysti, where we discuss the latest news and topics in the world of Sandals and Beaches Resorts. In our latest episode, we talk about our week and dive into the MICE awards. We also check out a new episode of Caribbean Cribs!🌟 Episode Highlights:- some housekeeping notes in regards to what James and Krysti have going on this week.- A breakdown of the current promotions (links provided below)- Sandals wins awards with the 2024 MICE Awards (Link below)- A Q&A session with James and Krysti with live questions- Another episode of Caribbean Cribs with Executive Chairman, Adam Stewarthttps://www.instagram.com/adamstewart/Todays Linkshttps://taportal.sandals.com/love-and-let-fly-offer Innovation Leads as Sandals® Resorts Earns Six Prestigious Titles at the Annual World MICE Awards™ | Sandals ResortsInterview with Kimberly Fecunda of Sandals Royal Curacaohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qeUz93vcnQ&t=176s //TALENTJames Ayres III - BDM North Texas and OklahomaKrysti Konopacky - BDM Minnesota and North Dakota🎧 Available On:- Spotify: @TWOBDMsandaMIC- Apple Podcasts: @TWOBDMsandaMIC- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@Twobdmsandamic 💬 Stay Connected:- Twitter: @Twobdmsandamic- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twobdmsandamic- Email: Jayres@uvi.sandals.com / Kkonopacky@uvi.sandals.com👉 Remember to like, subscribe, and hit the notification bell to stay updated on our latest episodes. We love hearing your thoughts, so drop us a comment below or reach out on our social media!