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CRUISE PLANNERS NAMED A MILITARY FRIENDLY FRANCHISE

June 16, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was selected as a 2011 Military Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs magazine for the second year in a row. The honor reflects the company’s efforts to provide programs and incentives created to support successful veteran entrepreneurs.

OPPORTUNITIES WAVING – CRUISES AND FRANCHISES

June 4, 2011

Marketing, Training, Technology and first-hand experience make up a dynamic team at Cruise Planners/American Express Corporate Headquarters and they have all the ingredients to assist you in setting up a successful Franchise. There are many travel agents surfing the waves of cruising. There are many franchises that you can be lured too. However, not many…Read More »

LEARNING THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE

May 23, 2011

This week we are going to review the business names used when buying a Franchise…namely, your Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative Franchise.  Let’s talk business…terms that is. COMMON FRANCHISE TERMS Business Format Franchise: This type of franchise includes not only a product, service and trademark, but also the complete method to conduct the business…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS HONORED WITH TWO ADDY AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADVERTISING

April 11, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, won two ADDY® Awards recognizing creative excellence in advertising. The franchise company was honored with a gold ADDY® for its “Cruisidude” brochure and a silver ADDY® for the “My Bucket List” brochure. This is the second notable recognition for Cruise Planners’ “Cruisidude” brochure, which recently won a 2010 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award.

CRUISE PLANNERS JOINS WYLAND FOUNDATION AND PRINCESS CRUISES FOR A CAUSE

February 23, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is selling select Princess Cruises as part of its 2011 CP Cares initiative, allocating $50 from each booking made by a Cruise Planners/American Express agent to raise funds for the Wyland Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS HONORED WITH HOME-BASED PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD BY ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL

January 21, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was once again recognized by Royal Caribbean International as its Home-Based Partner of the Year for 2010 for the fourth consecutive year. “Cruise Planners is always striving to create top-notch training and marketing programs for its home-based agents by dedicating…Read More »

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January 20, 2011

Terri Burke joins as Senior Vice President of Relationship Marketing. Terri Burke joins as Senior Vice President of Relationship Marketing. Terri Burke joins as Senior Vice President of Relationship Marketing.

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January 20, 2011

Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 franchise in category (Cruise Tour/Travel Agencies) Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 franchise in category (Cruise Tour/Travel Agencies) Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 franchise in category (Cruise Tour/Travel Agencies) Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 franchise in category (Cruise Tour/Travel Agencies)

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2010 PROVES ANOTHER PROSPEROUS YEAR FOR CRUISE PLANNERS

January 10, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, announced the end of another successful year in today’s competitive travel market by winning notable industry awards and launching innovative programs and marketing tools for hundreds of its home-based franchise owners. Cruise Planners/American Express started the year with a big…Read More »