The Best Technology

We provide all our travel advisors with powerful yet simple-to-use technology. In other words, we do the heavy lifting, so you can start your business from home and focus on selling travel and serving your clients. Our award-winning and industry-leading technology includes:

  • CP Maxx™, our proprietary booking engine and customer relationship management tool
  • Live booking and synching of reservations with all major cruise lines and many tour operators
  • Mobile booking technology to run your business anywhere at anytime
  • Client mobile app
  • Integration with Amazon Alexa


The Best Marketing

Your marketing is too important to fail. So the Home Office team will make this distinguishing and unique function of your new business seem effortless. Our award-winning marketing (more awards than any other travel host/franchise) will set you apart while putting your name in front of the right people at the right time. Here's the best part, we don't charge hefty marketing fees. Our marketing includes:

  • Instant brand recognition and trust with American Express Travel
    (a $52,000 value)
  • Customized direct mail pieces designed, printed and mailed for you
    (a $3,000 value)
  • FREE weekly email blasts to your clients 
  • FREE mailing list with 250 names
  • FREE print-on-demand marketing and communications tool
  • FREE social media management program


The Best Support

As a Cruise Planners Franchisee, you are getting much more than a name that has been the #1 travel agency franchise since 2002. You are leveraging over 25 years of our success in the travel industry. But your investment doesn't stop there! You are getting the full support of a company that does not directly sell cruises or vacations. Instead, we put 100% of our focus and interest into supporting YOU. Your training and ongoing support includes:

  • STAR University, a comprehensive six-day program in Fort Lauderdale featuring tailored seminars and workshops, networking and two ship tours
  • Cruisitude Academy, an online training designed to be accessed anytime from anywhere
  • Monthly training and workshop-style group sessions covering topics including sales, marketing, strategy, business building and more
  • Dedicated One on One coaching to establish your vision & goals, along with creating a step-by-step road map to accomplish them
  • Direct access to support from Care Team for issues such as compliance, marketing, and technology


The Best Commissions

Serving your clients will always be your No. 1 priority, and at Cruise Planners, we make sure you reap the rewards of your hard work. Our buying power and long-standing relationships with suppliers mean you will earn the highest commissions in the industry. When you start your own travel agency with Cruise Planners, you'll have 100% ownership of your clients. 

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