Communications coach Carmine Gallo offers four tips for keeping the attention of an audience during a long presentation. He says to tell the audience up front how the presentation will help them, vary slides that are heavy on content with ones that are not, plan for 10-minute intervals and budget for food.
More than 3,000 travel agents are taking advantage of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car customizable travel agency incentive program, which is three times the number of agents using it at the end of last year, according to the company. Agents can receive up to 15% on car rentals by choosing their own pay plan, and agents can choose one of several commission rates that range from 5% to 15% on rental rates.
Travelers are making their summer plans earlier than ever, and experts are advising early reservations to avoid full flights or hotels. Forbes lists 12 hotels and resorts that likely will be popular spots for the summer but that still have availability.
Although Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman made the Moroccan port city famous, the old architecture gives way to a contemporary nightlife, boutiques and cafes. From May 17 to June 12, Morocco's national airline, Royal Air Maroc, is offering a special promotional fare starting at $499 on its Web site, and after arriving, visit a Gothic and Art Deco cathedral or landmark Rialto theater, not to mention the many Moroccan restaurants.