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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 »

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 »