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Cruise Planners Ranks High On Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Top Franchise List

January 10, 2012

Company also ranked No. 1 in travel industry category for the ninth consecutive year CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – January 10, 2012 – Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is ranked No. 44 out of 500 franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s 33rd Annual Franchise 500 Issue and for…Read More »

WHY FRANCHISES SHOULD USE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

January 8, 2012

Some Franchisees rely on their Corporate Headquarters to do all their marketing. However, when you own your own company, it is to your benefit that you establish your own identity in the Social Media Arena. Social Media can be a Brand within a Brand in the Franchise Business World.  As a Franchisee, you would not…Read More »

THE FRANCHISE WITH A REPUTATION

December 18, 2011

Are you considering a small business venture that will sustain your wish for a low investment – but reward you as you work from home, but also travel the world for fun? This video, as shown on Franchise Direct, http://www.franchisedirect.com a company that lists the top 100 Franchises, informs you of the great opportunity you…Read More »

December 4, 2011

Many people today are looking for new ways to spend Christmas but don’t know if they really want to give up the traditional customs. Did it ever occur to you that Christmas at Sea can be just like being at home with all the decorations, trimmings, and fun…for the entire family! Explore the Ideas! CARNIVAL…Read More »

WHAT IS DUE DILIGENCE IN SMALL BUSINESS?

November 27, 2011

The definition of due diligence: appropriate carefulness: the degree of care that a prudent person would exercise, which is a legally relevant standard for establishing liability standard of proper disclosure: the disclosure to potential buyers of all relevant information that applies to a security issue Homework is imperative before the purchases of a franchise or…Read More »

WHAT TYPE OF SURVEY DOES YOUR BUSINESS USE?

November 6, 2011

Any form of marketing tool that tells you how well you are doing in your business is a good thing. Even the “F” comments can be as beneficial to you as the “A+” comments because it will require you to provide some positive action that can only be beneficial to your business. The Cruise lines…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS/AMERICAN EXPRESS ALLEVIATES BUSINESS FEARS!

October 30, 2011

Are you a risk taker? When is the last time you pushed your boundaries to find out what you are capable of doing? How much of what you can really do is often limited and shows itself as denial, fear, going beyond your comfort zone, or just having the courage to try something new? The…Read More »

MOVIE QUOTES AND BUSINESS QUAN

October 9, 2011

You made the decision. You are tired of waiting for that “corporate offer” to come in and the state of the economy is trying to get you down. You are sick of all the corporate downsizing, age discrimination, salary reductions, and the gall of businesses claiming, “It’s NOT personal. It’s business” and you decide to…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS HONORED WITH SEVEN TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS

October 5, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, once again raises the bar within the travel agent business by winning a total of seven coveted Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. The awards honor the best in the travel industry and are bestowed upon travel organizations that represent the highest standards of excellence in hospitality.