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Why Married Couples Thrive as Business Partners

March 15, 2018

Looking for the Right Partner to Go into Business With? Consider Your Spouse Many people say in order to have a successful business you need to be able to discern specific character traits about someone you may consider for a business partner. Once you have the perfect partner, these traits combined with your own should…Read More »

What Facebook’s New Algorithm Means for Travel Agents

March 12, 2018

Cruise Planners® Proves Mark Zuckerberg’s New Changes Can Still Drive High-Touch Results on the Social Platform Social media has changed the way consumers interact with brands, media and each other. In fact, the average person will spend nearly two hours (approximately 116 minutes) on social media every day, according to an infographic published by Social…Read More »

“skip-gens,” a popular travel trend where grandparents take the grandchildren on vacation without the parents in tow

Cruise Planners CEO, Michelle Fee, Shares Travel Trend Insight with The New York Times

March 9, 2018

The New York Times recently published an article featuring Cruise Planners CEO and founder, Michelle Fee discussing “skip-gens,” a popular travel trend where grandparents take the grandchildren on vacation without the parents in tow. Michelle also noted cruise lines are expanding their travel services for families with special needs, such as Royal Caribbean International’s dedicated…Read More »

Attention Extraordinary Women: Find your Franchise Fit with Cruise Planners

March 8, 2018

Cruise Planners remains one of the best franchises for women and it starts from the top On International Women’s Day, we recognize the hard-working, game-changing, powerful women in business that make up the CP Family, including Cruise Planners travel advisors, Home Office Team members and travel industry partners. Michelle Fee founded Cruise Planners in 1994…Read More »

Cruise Planners Welcomes Travel Franchise Insider Scott Koepf to Senior Leadership Team

February 22, 2018

Koepf joins Cruise Planners in newly-created Vice President role after 30 years as an influential travel agent advocate   Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, welcomes Scott Koepf as Vice President of Strategic Development to the nation’s leading home-based travel agency network. Koepf joins Cruise Planners after making the switch from competing travel franchise…Read More »

Cruise Planners® Wins International Franchise Association Award for Technology Suite Launch

November 3, 2017

Cruise Planners® creates innovative solutions for travel agents including first-ever Artificial Intelligence technology SAN DIEGO – November 3, 2017 – The nation’s leading home-based travel franchise, Cruise Planners®, an American Express Travel Representative, recently earned a FranTech Award from the International Franchise Association (IFA) and continues to stand out as a leader in innovation and technology. Presented at…Read More »

Why More People Under 40 are Becoming Travel Agents

August 16, 2017

During the past 3 years, Cruise Planners has seen a 66% increase in franchisees under 40 joining the growing travel agency network. Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel representative, is the nation’s largest network of home-based travel agents who customize and plan a variety of vacations for all types of travelers.