Monthly Archives: February 2010

Vicky Garcia

Chief Operating Officer and Co-Owner Chief Kool-Aid Maker Vicky Garcia has spent more than 25 years in the cruise industry and is now one of the most respected women in travel. Garcia learned the industry ground up from her beginnings as a reservation sales agent at Royal Caribbean International and today is co-owner and Chief […]

CRUISE PLANNERS DONATES $18,000 TO FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, donated $18,000 to the Fisher House Foundation as part of its CP Cares initiative. The funds were collected at the company’s annual convention late last year through Cruise Planners t-shirt sales and a silent auction. “Cruise Planners has shown their […]

CRUISE PLANNERS ADDS NEW INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO ITS SUCCESSFUL CRUISE PLANNERS UNIVERSITY ON-LINE CURRICULUM

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, announced they will add new industry experts to its Cruise Planners University (CPU) sophomore class curriculum beginning in March. The online travel agent educational platform provides access to vigorous training courses, social networking opportunities and the ability for agents to […]

CRUISE PLANNERS RECOGNIZED BY ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL AS TOP HOME-BASED PARTNER FOR 2009

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was once again recognized by Royal Caribbean International as the Home-Based Partner of the Year for 2009 for the third consecutive year. The honor is associated with the cruise line’s coveted Travel Partners of the Year award. “Over the years […]