FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is offering a limited-time discount for U.S. veterans looking to start a new career in the cruise industry. To celebrate Veterans Day, Cruise Planners will provide veterans with an added 25 percent discount on a Cruise Planners franchise, nearly a $2,700 savings. The offer is available November 9 – 13, 2009.
“Cruise Planners is seeking motivated, entrepreneurial-minded veterans looking to control their destiny,” said Cruise Planners CEO Michelle Fee. “We offer a strong training program and provide all the tools necessary to build a successful home-based business. We’re confident it’s the best franchise opportunity currently available with the added bonus of travel.”
Cruise Planners franchise benefits include the highest commissions in the industry, travel agent rates for personal travel and year-round educational training opportunities. Exclusive veteran benefits include a $1,000 franchise discount, a $500 co-op advertising fund to help get the business started and a complimentary three-month trial on Cruise Planners Web Program, just to name a few.
“We support our U.S. troops and veterans through our successful CP Cares program. We’re proud to launch this program as an extension of our support and we look forward to helping entrepreneurial veterans transition to a new and rewarding career,” Fee continued. “Some of our veteran owners are among our strongest and most successful agents.”