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How to Start a Travel Agency from Home

June 16, 2017

If you have a passion for traveling and want the freedom of being your own boss, consider starting a home based travel agency. Not sure how to start a work from home travel agency? Think about joining a low cost travel franchise, such as Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, which comes with many…Read More »

Customized Technology – Created by Travel Agents for Travel Agents

May 23, 2017

The Technology Team at Cruise Planners works diligently to ensure our travel agent franchises have the absolute best and latest travel technology tools at their fingertips. Travel Agency Franchise owners rely heavily on the award-winning tools created by the Technology Team to assist with cruise, land, and tour bookings. Planning and booking customized trips working from home or on…Read More »

How this Mother-Daughter Team Turned Franchise Ownership into a Family Business

May 9, 2017

Cruise Planners, an American Express Representative, allows franchise owners to combine their passion for travel with the power to be their own boss and to work whenever and wherever they want. For some travel franchise owners, opening and operating their Cruise Planners franchise is a family affair, giving these travel agents the opportunity to build…Read More »

Our Path to Franchise Ownership – A Military Spouse Perspective

May 2, 2017

Cruise Planners, An American Express Representative, created the Armed Forces and First Responders Initiative Program with exclusive benefits for retired, active military and spouses of the community. The support, tools and award-winning travel agent training that is offered through this program are the perfect guide to effortlessly merge a military background with a passion for…Read More »

Continuous Support & Motivation for Cruise Planners Franchisee’s

April 6, 2017

Cruise Planners’ Business Development Team acts as the biggest support system for franchise owners. Each team members’ main goal is to motivate and assist our travel agency owners in all aspects of small business ownership. Whether cultivating business plans, creating marketing tools or hosting coaching calls, the Business Development Team strives to ensure the success…Read More »

Cruise Planners Shows Commitment to Franchisee Growth through New Virtual Associate Training Program

March 28, 2017

Franchise owners can focus on growing their home-based businesses by easily adding associates as members of the franchise’s selling team Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is making it easy for franchise owners to grow their businesses by introducing a new virtual associate training program. The newly-launched program helps franchise owners confidently recruit new…Read More »

Rodney George, Cruise Planners franchise owner based in Naples, Fla., enjoys Cairo, Egypt

Cruise Planners Training is Key to New Franchisee Success

March 21, 2017

At Cruise Planners, franchisees are provided with a surplus of training opportunities to help them reach their full potential. From the award-winning, in-person, new franchisee training program to more extensive, ongoing training opportunities, Cruise Planners supports travel advisors through all stages of business operation. Training opportunities include regional events focused on new tools and strategies…Read More »

Cruise Planners’ Business Model is Ideal for Armed Forces and First Responders – Earns Praise from Franchise Business Review

March 8, 2017

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is once again recognized by Franchise Business Review as Top Franchise for Veterans Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation’s largest home-based travel agency franchise network in the industry, is recognized by Franchise Business Review for its commitment to transitioning, training and supporting veterans, the active…Read More »