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PERSPECTIVES ON FRANCHISING & SOCIAL MEDIA

September 25, 2011

Social Media has certainly contributed to the success of small-business owners, especially those working with Franchises. An inexpensive way to advertise, the information highway lends itself to help anyone succeed in business. As we all learn the ever-changing, growing and changing of the “Facebook” platform, we also find it helps us, not only in our…Read More »

Big Opportunities In The Cruise Line Industry

September 11, 2011

For anyone interested in water, boating, cruising, sailing, owning a business, being a travel agent, or just plain traveling to see the world, the Cruise Line Business is thriving in all aspects of the industry. There are very few opportunities in the franchise industry you can own your own franchise for under $10,000 as Cruise…Read More »

AGENT OR OWNER – YOU DECIDE

September 4, 2011

We can all agree that the information road map of the internet is the greatest, most productive and world-wide user friendly resource that exists today. However, believe it or not, there are things the Internet CANNOT help you with when it comes to the Travel Industry. You can search the internet for the BEST deals…Read More »

SINK YOUR TEETH INTO IT OR SWIM?

August 22, 2011

BURGER & FRIES? OR CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD? In prior years, people had dependable pay, job security, and long-range Pension Plans savings to enjoy when they had a job. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. Today, the only place you can feel confident that you have security is through investing in your own business. First,…Read More »

CRUISING THROUGH THE DEBT AND THE U.S. ECONOMY

August 7, 2011

Did you ever wonder what really drives the economy? A little-known fact is that small businesses drive the economy, not the assumed “wars” that many think are the factor behind the economy’s growth. The nation’s work-force of small businesses, which have fewer than 500 employees, provides most of the nation’s jobs. Inc. Magazine, reported that…Read More »

How to Choose a Travel Agent and Agency

July 24, 2011

Most of your travel agents or travel franchise owners consist of experienced travelers who already have the “travel bug instinct” to help their clients find the best cruise or business opportunities for their money. As in any business, most owners or salespeople have had a “connection” to their product.  In this case, the connection is…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS GIVES THE GIFT OF TRAVEL

July 13, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, announced its partnership with Honeymoonwishes.com, an online registry provider, to create a travel registry website for honeymoons and other celebratory travel. The registry will link directly from a Cruise Planners/American Express travel advisor’s website to their own branded registry tool powered by Honeymoonwishes.com or Celebrationwishes.com.

RESOURCES FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN FRANCHISING

July 10, 2011

Have you wanted to own your own business and wondered where you can find the capital to do so? The Franchise Industry offers many opportunities to borrow money, and many offer low start-up investments, which is especially attractive to a new Franchisor just starting out. One such opportunity is Cruise Planners/American Express where the investment…Read More »

YOUR FLOATING FRANCHISE

June 19, 2011

You love boating, you love water…   TIME TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP Franchising is a big decision. However, when you purchase a Cruise Planners American Express Franchise, the decisions, are in fact –almost made for you as far as the logistics go. Business Consultant – Franchising As with any business venture you undertake, you…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS’ TOP PRODUCING AGENTS EMBARK ON TRIP TO HOLY LAND

June 17, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, celebrated the hard work and dedication of a group of top producing travel agents by coordinating an enlightening biblical voyage through Israel with Educational Travel Services (ETS), a travel company specializing in trips to the Holy Land.