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Top 10 ways to sell Dominica

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With fam trip places and shopping vouchers up for grabs, there’s never been a better time to learn about Dominica

TRFBLI
Scotts Head, Dominica
Scotts Head, Dominica

Memory-making adventures await your clients on the Caribbean island of Dominica, and now you have the opportunity to experience them for yourself when you complete the online training programme.

 

Become a Dominica Expert between 28 November 2019 and 31 December 2019 and you will be in the running to win one of two places on a fam trip to the destination in 2020.

 

Plus, if you make a Dominica booking with Funway Holidays and enter your details here before 31 December 2019, you’ll be rewarded with a £25 Love2Shop voucher (just in time for the New Year sales).

 

The following 10 selling points give you a great starting point for making your clients’ Dominica bookings.

1. Dominica is known as “The Nature Island”

1. Dominica is known as “The Nature Island”

Beautifully green landscapes, fascinating wildlife and adventure activities await travellers of all kinds on Dominica. It’s home to 365 rivers, misty rainforests, countless waterfalls, hot springs, and the second largest active boiling lake in the world.

2. It’s one of the best hiking destinations in the Caribbean

2. It’s one of the best hiking destinations in the Caribbean

With more than 300 miles of diverse historic trails spanning the island across mountain tops, waterfalls, rivers, valleys and coastlines, it’s a trekker’s nirvana. At 115 miles long, the Waitukubuli National Trial on Dominica is the longest hiking trail in the Caribbean.

3. The diving and snorkelling is spectacular

3. The diving and snorkelling is spectacular

Home to a variety of marine life such as octopus, rays, trumpet fish, seahorses, sea snakes, and eels, Dominica is a top dive destination. Snorkelling in Champagne Reef is a must, named for its warm and bubbling waters that rise from volcanic thermal springs on the ocean floor.

4. Marine life sightings abound

4. Marine life sightings abound

Dominica is the only country in the world where the sperm whale resides all year round. Just a short boat ride brings visitors up close and personal with these gentle giants, which grow up to 21 metres long, and travellers are also likely to see dolphins showing off their acrobatic skills.

5. Adventurers can go canyoning

5. Adventurers can go canyoning

Wherever rock meets water, canyoning gives travellers the opportunity to use the natural environment as an adventure water park. In Dominica that means venturing into the heart of the rainforest to climb waterfalls, swim through blue pools, rappel rock faces, and jump over cascades into crystal clear water.

6. Dominica has unique Kalinago culture

6. Dominica has unique Kalinago culture

Visitors can experience life as it was centuries ago by exploring the last remaining community of Carib Indians, the Kalinagos, Dominica’s indigenous people. Thier culture can be enjoyed through storytelling, song and dance, craft demonstrations and traditional culinary activities.

7. It’s a health and wellness hotspot

7. It’s a health and wellness hotspot

Dominica is the eastern Caribbean’s health and wellness capital; an island filled with nature, clean air and water so pure visitors can safely drink straight from its mountain rivers. There are also natural spa pools created from healing sulphur springs.

8. Film fans will be kept happy

8. Film fans will be kept happy

Dominica is one of the filming locations used in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean movies: Dead Man’s Chest and At World’s End. Visitors can embark on a walking tour that takes in many of the same vistas seen in the films, including the Indian River, “Cannibal Island” and “Shipwreck Cove”.

9. There are Caribbean festivals aplenty

9. There are Caribbean festivals aplenty

Dominica is famous for hosting fun, festive events all through the year such as Carnival, Jazz ‘n Creole, and World Creole Music Festival. Full of culture and heritage, these events express the island’s lifestyle in vibrant colours and sounds.

10. Dominica’s diverse accommodation

10. Dominica’s diverse accommodation

Dominica offers a wide range of places to stay – guests can choose from accommodation that specifically caters to hiking and diving enthusiasts, ecotourism, or those seeking relaxation and restoration, or they can choose from high-end boutique villas, resort living, modest hotels and homely cottages.

 

To win a fam trip place to Dominica, complete the Dominica Expert training course by 31 December 2019 and enter your booking details here.

 

To win £25 vouchers, simply make a booking to Dominica through Funway Holidays before 31 December 2019. The vouchers will be rewarded for each Dominica booking, so the more bookings you make, the more vouchers you earn!

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