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CRUISE PLANNERS PRESENTED WITH GLOBE AWARD FROM AMERICAN EXPRESS VACATIONS

December 29, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was one of 52 travel companies presented with the coveted Globe Award from American Express Vacations, one of the country’s premier private-label tour operators selling destinations worldwide. Award recipients are selected based upon business growth, innovation and partnership. The awards…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS AGENTS GEARED UP TO TACKLE UPCOMING TRAVEL SEASON

November 16, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, closed out its three-day 2010 Convention on November 13 when more than 400 of its agents boarded the Celebrity Eclipse for a two-night sailing from Miami. The theme for this year’s convention centered on “C.H.A.N.G.E” to help agents learn how…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS AGENTS SHOWING OFF THEIR “CRUISITUDE” AT SOLD OUT 2010 CONVENTION

November 12, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is in the midst of hosting its sold out 2010 Convention with more than 400 home-based agents in attendance showing off their “Cruisitude” while participating in training courses, executive breakout sessions and panel discussions. “The energy coming from the agents…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS KICKS OFF 2010 ANNUAL CONVENTION FOR AGENTS

November 11, 2010

November 11, 2010 – Launching this year’s 2010 Convention with the theme of “C.H.A.N.G.E.,” Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, kicked off day one of its sold out annual convention with presentations by industry professionals, agent-to-agent breakout sessions and several new launches, including the announcement of…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS ANNOUNCES 2011 CP CARES INITIATIVE

October 15, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today announced it will be partnering with the Wyland Foundation for its 2011 CP Cares initiative, a program created to support charitable organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Wyland Foundation, founded by renowned marine muralist and environmental advocate…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS HONORED WITH FOUR GOLD AND SILVER MAGELLAN AWARDS

October 4, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, continues to raise the bar within the travel community winning four coveted Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly. The Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and the professionals working in the industry.    “We are so proud and honored to…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS CEO AND CO-FOUNDER NAMED ONE OF THE TOP MOST INFLUENTIAL BUSINESS WOMEN FOR 2010

September 20, 2010

Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, was named one of the “Top 25 Most Influential Business Women” of 2010 by the South Florida Business Journal, a weekly regional publication covering business, global and political news. The award recognizes women in the South Florida business community who portray a strong work…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS GEARS UP TO HOST AGENTS AT SOLD OUT 2010 CONVENTION

September 13, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today announced that its annual convention scheduled this fall for agents and home office executives has sold out in record time. In less than four months, more than 400 home-based agents from across the nation registered for the event. The…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS HELPS THOSE WHO SAVE LIVES, SAVE MONEY

August 12, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today launched CP Savers, an exclusive franchise program for first responders in the public service and emergency medical professions. The limited-time program provides a variety of incentives to assist emergency personnel – including paramedics, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS AGENTS EARN TOP ACCREDITATIONS THROUGH CRUISE PLANNERS UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM

July 28, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today reported an 80 percent increase in agent accreditation with supplier partners since the company launched Cruise Planners University (CPU) in November 2009. “Our franchise owners are committed to becoming the most reputable agents in the industry, which is clearly…Read More »