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CRUISE PLANNERS EXECUTIVES AND TOP PRODUCING AGENTS CELEBRATE INAUGURAL SAILING OF NORWEGIAN EPIC FROM THE PORT OF MIAMI

July 20, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, celebrated the inaugural sailing of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest and largest ship, the Norwegian Epic, from the Port of Miami on July 8. More than 60 top selling Cruise Planners agents joined members of the executive team on the two-night…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS INTRODUCES ONLINE CLIENT MANAGEMENT AND RESERVATIONS TOOL FOR HOME-BASED AGENTS

July 6, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today launched eREZSM, the company’s first web-based customer relations management program that allows agents to organize and store in-depth client information in an easy to navigate system accessible from any computer or smart phone with Wi-Fi. Created exclusively for franchise…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS NAMED A MILITARY FRIENDLY FRANCHISE FOR U.S. VETERANS BY G.I. JOBS MAGAZINE

June 16, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was selected as a Military Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs magazine for 2010. The honor reflects the company’s efforts to provide programs geared to create and support successful veteran entrepreneurs. G.I. Jobs magazine has listed Cruise Planners within its Franchising…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS FRANCHISE OWNER AND U.S. VETERAN HONORED

May 12, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is pleased to announce that franchise owner and U.S. Air Force veteran Chris Silman has been honored with the Home-Based Business of the Year Award from the Green Valley – Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce in Green Valley, Ariz. Silman, who…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS RECOGNIZED AS A TOP SALES PRODUCING AGENCY BY VIKING RIVER CRUISES

April 16, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, has been named a Platinum Circle member by Viking River Cruises. The honor identifies Cruise Planners as one of Viking’s very best sales producers. “Cruise Planners has directed many of their clients to our river cruising destinations, and seeing satisfied…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS ADDS THREE AWARDS TO ITS LIST OF SUCCESSFUL RECOGNITIONS FROM TOP TRAVEL COMPANIES

March 19, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was recognized by three top travel companies with awards reflecting dedicated corporate partnerships and support to the cruise travel industry. The awards include the “Globe Award” from American Express Vacations; the Globus “Top Producing Premier Partner” award and recognition in…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS INTRODUCES ONLINE COMMUNICATION COACH™ PROGRAM FOR HOME-BASED AGENTS

March 8, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today launched the Communication Coach™ program for its home-based travel agents. The computer-based technology, created by Success Sciences, is a simulated training tool that teaches agents to build their interpersonal skills when speaking to customers by telephone. Specifically designed to…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS DONATES $18,000 TO FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION

February 24, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, donated $18,000 to the Fisher House Foundation as part of its CP Cares initiative. The funds were collected at the company’s annual convention late last year through Cruise Planners t-shirt sales and a silent auction. “Cruise Planners has shown their…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS ADDS NEW INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO ITS SUCCESSFUL CRUISE PLANNERS UNIVERSITY ON-LINE CURRICULUM

February 16, 2010

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, announced they will add new industry experts to its Cruise Planners University (CPU) sophomore class curriculum beginning in March. The online travel agent educational platform provides access to vigorous training courses, social networking opportunities and the ability for agents to…Read More »