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SINK YOUR TEETH INTO IT OR SWIM?

August 22, 2011

BURGER & FRIES? OR CRUISE AROUND THE WORLD? In prior years, people had dependable pay, job security, and long-range Pension Plans savings to enjoy when they had a job. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. Today, the only place you can feel confident that you have security is through investing in your own business. First,…Read More »

CRUISING THROUGH THE DEBT AND THE U.S. ECONOMY

August 7, 2011

Did you ever wonder what really drives the economy? A little-known fact is that small businesses drive the economy, not the assumed “wars” that many think are the factor behind the economy’s growth. The nation’s work-force of small businesses, which have fewer than 500 employees, provides most of the nation’s jobs. Inc. Magazine, reported that…Read More »

How to Choose a Travel Agent and Agency

July 24, 2011

Most of your travel agents or travel franchise owners consist of experienced travelers who already have the “travel bug instinct” to help their clients find the best cruise or business opportunities for their money. As in any business, most owners or salespeople have had a “connection” to their product.  In this case, the connection is…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS GIVES THE GIFT OF TRAVEL

July 13, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, announced its partnership with Honeymoonwishes.com, an online registry provider, to create a travel registry website for honeymoons and other celebratory travel. The registry will link directly from a Cruise Planners/American Express travel advisor’s website to their own branded registry tool powered by Honeymoonwishes.com or Celebrationwishes.com.

RESOURCES FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN FRANCHISING

July 10, 2011

Have you wanted to own your own business and wondered where you can find the capital to do so? The Franchise Industry offers many opportunities to borrow money, and many offer low start-up investments, which is especially attractive to a new Franchisor just starting out. One such opportunity is Cruise Planners/American Express where the investment…Read More »

YOUR FLOATING FRANCHISE

June 19, 2011

You love boating, you love water…   TIME TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP Franchising is a big decision. However, when you purchase a Cruise Planners American Express Franchise, the decisions, are in fact –almost made for you as far as the logistics go. Business Consultant – Franchising As with any business venture you undertake, you…Read More »

CRUISE PLANNERS’ TOP PRODUCING AGENTS EMBARK ON TRIP TO HOLY LAND

June 17, 2011

Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, celebrated the hard work and dedication of a group of top producing travel agents by coordinating an enlightening biblical voyage through Israel with Educational Travel Services (ETS), a travel company specializing in trips to the Holy Land.

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 »