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Travel Agent Newsletter November 2017


November 10, 2017




News from Andy’s Desk!


Dear Travel Partners,


The last few weeks have been very busy with lots of wonderful events and opportunities to meet with so many travel agents and partners.  We had a wonderful experiences at Cruise Planners Annual Conference in Cancun, Mexico as well as on the Harmony of the Seas at WTH’s Annual Conference and looking forward to Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld being here in south Florida next week from November 15th-17th.   


We continue to update our Cruise Accessiblity Portal on our website.  Please visit our site regularly for continued updates.  You’ll be glad you did!


I want to take this time to sincerely thank  each and every one of you for your continued support.  I wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving!


Keep Smilin’,

Andrew Garnett, CATA




C.A.T.A. Corner  


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MiraBurst – Easy Melt Tablets


MiraBurst is a fruit berry from Ghana, West Africa which contains a single seed with a layer of pulp around the seed.  The miracle fruit’s pulp contains a glycoprotein called miraculin.  The miraculin, a taste modifier, binds the individual’s taste buds for up to 90 minutes, creating a sweet taste to those foods normally acidic or sour.  The Miraburst Easy Melt Tablets which benefit chemotherapy patients, individuals with pre-diabetes, diabetes and overall weight loss management are now available from Special Needs Group.











New Additon to SNG

Sales & Marketing Team




Danica Velikovich recently joined the Special Needs Group Sales & Marketing Team as a Marketing Coordinator.


Danica brings a vast array of sales experience having worked in the Food and Beverage industry for Waypoint as well as previously working as a broker/sales representative.




Having received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a Minor in Busniess Managment from AIU, Danica has the field experience, knowledge and diligent work ethic along with an incredible enthusiastic spirit to be an integeral asset to SNG.


A mother to loving son,Yaeden, the blessed mom enjoys the beach life.


Danica along with SNG’s Senior Consultant, Jim Smith, CTIE and Travel Team Ambassador, Jimmy Varella comprise a comprehensive unit to ensure the promotion of Special Needs Group’s brand and motto of Delivering an Accessible World while valuing and meeting the needs of its travel partners.     


Special Needs Group is currently seeking a Travel Team Ambassador Marketing Coordinator.  The position is a fabulous opportunity for a detail-oriented individual who thrives on a dynamic environment and purposeful work.  If interested, please email your resume



"On The Road Again" 

SNG’s Calendar of Events

Be sure to stop by and say Hello!


November 15th-17th 

Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld

Trade Show Floor, November 16th 

Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL


December 7th-10th 

Signature Travel Network Convention

Mandalay Bay

Las Vegas, NV




Spotlight:  South Florida

The Port of Miami and Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale service cruise ships sailing out of south Florida.  The seven cruise terminals that service passengers sailing out of Miami are among the most modern in the world.  The Port of Miami terminals are designed to move passengers from land to sea as efficiently as possible.

We are pleased to serve PortMiami and Port Everglades out of our “home office” in Dania Beach.





Quote of the Month


"You may live in a world you did not choose, but you always get to choose how you live in this world."





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