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BUSINESS “TO Do” TIPS FOR 2014

January 12, 2014

FOCUS ON ONE TASK AT A TIME While multi-tasking may be fading into the sunset, the not so new credo for productivity is calling for staying focused on one task at a time. While this is not always possible to do in your job, if we continue to “prioritize” our work, it will result in…Read More »

Cruise Planners Gives Back Throughout the Year and This Holiday Season

December 5, 2013

Cruise Planners–American Express Travel supports national and local charities throughout 2013 CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – December 5, 2013 – Each year, Cruise Planners-American Express Travel, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry, makes an effort to give back through its CP Cares Program. This year was no exception and the…Read More »

SALUTE TO ALL VETERANS & MILITARY BRANCHES

November 11, 2013

As we honor all the men and women that either have served or are serving our country now, let us give a special nod to our veterans on Veteran’s Day. Let us look at some historical facts about Veteran’s Day. In the United States, Veterans Day fall on November 11 each year. That date denotes…Read More »

WITCH ENCHANTING HOME BUSINESS DO YOU CHOOSE?

October 22, 2013

Cruise Planners American Express promises not to TRICK you into anything. Instead, they are TREATING you to an opportunity to own your own business, where you can work right from your own HAUNTED HOUSE! The cost for this franchise is not MONSTROUS, but you might be SPELLBOUND that it cost less than $10,000. Cruise Planners…Read More »

BABY BOOMERS ON CRUISE CONTROL IN RETIREMENT

September 23, 2013

While attending a retirement seminar the other day, a question posed to the audience led one to think…“What does retirement mean to you?” There were the usual answers, travel, play golf, join clubs, find hobbies, volunteer, sleep in, or just try to find something to do as suggested in that highly anticipated concept of having…Read More »

TRADITIONAL VS. DIGITAL MARKETING

September 15, 2013

We have been discussing promoting your business both online and offline. Here are some additional tips for you to promote your Cruise Planners/American Express franchise offline. Collateral Materials: Print your URL and email address on all of your collateral materials, including letterhead, stationary, and envelopes, business cards, postcards, greeting cards, business checks, mailing labels, invoices,…Read More »

OLDER WORKERS TURNING TO FRANCHISES

September 1, 2013

The job market is still volatile for many; there are boomers, government workers, corporate employees, and blue-collar workers taking early retirement packages, or they are being forced out of their job of many years. It is a reality that many professionals have little control over the markets need for downsizing. Companies are cutting benefits offered,…Read More »

THE STATS ON THE CRUISE INDUSTRY

August 19, 2013

Doing your homework for the possible purchase of a Cruise Planners/American Express Franchise? Here is some pertinent research information to help you as we look at the present growth in the industry and the future predicted growth. This information was provided by a Market Watch Company with contributions from Sources: Cruise Market Watch’s proprietary Cruise…Read More »

FRANCHISE SALES SOAR IN BAD ECONOMY

August 4, 2013

Were you aware that a bad economy could drive franchise sales? It is true. There are statistics that indicate a rising unemployment rate can generate a surge in purchases of franchises and for every 0.1 percent increase in the unemployment rate, can add 150,000 prospective franchise buyers to the marketplace. These statistics opens the door…Read More »