Upcoming Events

Join Us for an Upcoming Travel Agent Event

Travel Agent Trainings | Travel Trade Shows | Conventions | Franchise Webinars

Star University – Travel Agent Trainings 2019

Cruise Planners Travel Agent Trainings are comprehensive 6-day trainings for new franchisees held at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the heart of the cruise industry.

January Travel Agent Training Class | January 22-27, 2019

Start a Travel Agency with Cruise Planners and attend our January Travel Franchise Training Class. As a new franchisee, you’ll have face-to-face opportunities with Cruise Planners Home Office Team members. Throughout the travel agency training, you’ll have take-away tips on growing your travel agent business. Hear from our guest franchisee, Kelley Austin, an award winning and top producing Cruise Planners agency owner about her experience as a Cruise Planner. Speak with a Franchise Development Manager about Attending  

March Travel Agent Training Class | March 5-10, 2019

Learn the ins and outs about running your own travel agency. You’ll learn about the award winning marketing, and propriety technology that puts Cruise Planners miles ahead of many other travel agencies. Interact with our home office team, and meet your business development manager who will be there to guide you towards your full potential, whether or not you have travel industry experience. Hear from our guest franchisee Paula Lhotsky, about her own experience running a travel agency through Cruise Planners. Speak with a Franchise Development Manager about Attending  

May Travel Agent Training Class | May 14-19, 2019

Learn what it’s like being part of an award winning travel agency that’s been in business for over 25 years and continues to grow year after year. Find out about the competitive advantages that Cruise Planners offers its travel agents to put them one step ahead of other travel agencies. Attend our May Travel Franchise Training Class, hear from JJ kuykendall, a Cruise Planners franchisee as she shares her experiences on running a successful travel agency franchise. Speak with a Franchise Development Manager about Attending  


Travel Trade Shows 2019

Visit us at a local industry travel trade show near you.

Chicago Travel Trade Show | Chicago, IL | January 12-13, 2019

Discover over 250+ destinations, while attending top educational seminars and learning about faraway cultures. Join top keynote travel speakers at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL. Chicago Travel Trade Show Info

San Diego Travel Trade Show | San Diego, CA | January 19-20, 2019

Enjoy to travel keynote speakers such as Rudy Maxa, Pauline Frommer and Peter Greenbert at the San Diego Travel Trade Show. San Diego Travel Trade Show Info

Boston Travel Trade Show | Boston, MA | February 9-10, 2019

Get hands on with travel at the Boston Travel Trade Show, make sure to visit the Cruise Planners Booth. Boston Travel Trade Show Info

Los Angeles Travel Trade Show | Los Angeles, CA | February 16-17, 2019

Discover over 350+ destinations when you attend the Travel Trade Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Los Angeles Travel Trade Show Info

Denver Travel Trade Show | Denver, CO | February 23-24, 2019

Get immersed in faraway cultures, learn what it’s like to travel like a local, experience over 100+ destinations. Denver Travel Trade Show Info

Philadelphia Travel Trade Show | Philadelphia, PA | March 9-10, 2019

Enjoy live cooking demonstrations with song and dance on the Global Beats Stage. Philadelphia Travel Trade Show Info

Washington, DC Travel Trade Show | Washington, DC | March 16-17, 2019

Visit one of America’s favorite travel trade shows, while discovering countries from afar while also enjoy virtual reality experiences. Washington, DC Travel Trade Show Info

Las Vegas Travel Agent Forum | Las Vegas, NV | March 20-23, 2019

Join hundreds of like minded travel industry colleagues at this 3-day educational Forum. Las Vegas, NV Travel Agent Forum Info

San Francisco, CA Travel Trade Show | San Francisco, CA | March 23-24, 2019

Discover worldwide destinations and cultures while attending educational seminars. San Francisco, CA Travel Trade Show Info

Dallas Travel Trade Show | Dallas, TX | March 30-31, 2019

Explore over 150+ destinations while you rub shoulders with top travel celebrities such as Samantha Brown, Bill Weir, and Peter Greenberg. Dallas, TX Travel Trade Show Info

Cruise360 Trade Show | Fort Lauderdale, FL | April 2-8, 2019

Cruise360 features a week’s worth of professional development, ship inspections, networking and the latest industry trends. Cruise360 Trade Show Info

Whether you’re a travel professional, or just interested in starting your own travel business, you can find out more about our Travel Franchise Opportunity


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Travel Agency Franchise Webinars

Checkout one of our upcoming franchise webinars, find out about travel agent trainings, and learn how to open a travel agency.

Cruisitude Academy

We also offer on demand online travel agent training through Cruisitude Academy, where you will be able to access more than 600 videos, that detail processes for running a travel agency.