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THE HISTORY OF FRANCHISING

March 18, 2012

The concept of Franchising is over 150 years old. The legal terms of franchising is defined by two definitions…one, a company provides the rights to sell products or services in a specific territory. Secondly, franchise refers to a two-party contract offered by a chain, and gives rights to operate as an outlet in a particular…Read More »

KEEP AN EYE ON SOCIAL MEDIA TRACKING

March 11, 2012

For baby boomers and retirees who want to invest in a small business after they exit the corporate arena, it is necessary to address the advantages of using technology and the benefits of social media to aid in your business success. Those caught between the old way of doing business – and the new advances…Read More »

WHY DO PEOPLE LIKE HOME-BASED BUSINESSES?

February 26, 2012

Most people start a home-based business, so they don’t have to deal with the stress, traffic, time factor, power chains, and political pressures to deal with going to a corporate workplace. Alternatively, they have lost their job and are looking toward a journey of entrepreneurship. While some people work from home to supplement their income,…Read More »

ROMANTIC SAILINGS ON ROYAL CARIBBEAN

February 4, 2012

Royal Caribbean has designated February as the Month of Romance and rightly so seeing it is Valentine’s Day as well. What could be more romantic than Roses, Champagne and Chocolate Covered Strawberries to show your loved one what a romantic you are! For those who book between February 1st (Hurry up!) and February 29th (yes,…Read More »

Cruise Planners Honored With Travel Impressions’ ‘Best Of The Best Globe Award’

January 31, 2012

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – January 31, 2012 – Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, was honored with the “Best of the Best Globe Award” by Travel Impressions, one of the country’s largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide. Cruise Planners received the award at Travel Impressions’ 16th…Read More »

2012 TOP FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES, ENTREPRENEUR FRANCHISE TOP 10

January 30, 2012

When looking for home-based opportunities, you will want to know what the top ten home-based Franchises are according to entrepreneur.com. Their report for 2012 top franchises that can be run from home and LISTED in order of their ranking in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 cites Cruise Planners/American Express in the top 10.While this important stat reflects…Read More »

Cruise Planners Ranks High On Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Top Franchise List

January 10, 2012

Company also ranked No. 1 in travel industry category for the ninth consecutive year Coral Springs, Fla. – January 10, 2012 – Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is ranked No. 44 out of 500 franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s 33rd Annual Franchise 500 Issue and for…Read More »

Cruise Planners Ranks High On Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Top Franchise List

January 10, 2012

Company also ranked No. 1 in travel industry category for the ninth consecutive year CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – January 10, 2012 – Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, is ranked No. 44 out of 500 franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s 33rd Annual Franchise 500 Issue and for…Read More »

WHY FRANCHISES SHOULD USE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

January 8, 2012

Some Franchisees rely on their Corporate Headquarters to do all their marketing. However, when you own your own company, it is to your benefit that you establish your own identity in the Social Media Arena. Social Media can be a Brand within a Brand in the Franchise Business World.  As a Franchisee, you would not…Read More »