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MY CRUISE PLANNERS MARKETING CALENDAR

August 9, 2015

  ~ September 2015 ~     Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat     1 Ask for Customer Referrals   2   3 Build email list – do a quick search, how to build an email list”. 4 5 6 7 Sponsor local events – charity events, 5k run, etc., 8 9  …Read More »

SUMMER IDEAS FOR CP FRANCHISE OWNERS

July 11, 2015

Cruise Planners Franchise owners may think that their marketing is only on the sea, but on-land marketing is a great c’mon on for potential customers, cruisers and networking.   You can organize a community service day where your business, employees and current customers host a day where you have a stream cleanup, a blood drive,…Read More »

Cruise Planners Named to Sun Sentinel’s South Florida Top Workplaces

May 1, 2015

Cruise Planners has been named to Sun Sentinel’s South Florida Top Workplaces, and recently hosted a land tour of Italy for its top-producing agents. “It is a huge honor to be named a top workplace,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and co-founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative. “We value our employees and create a family-like environment, which creates loyalty…Read More »

YOUR TAX REFUND AND INVESTING

April 23, 2015

  It’s that time of year to decide what you want to do with that tax return you are getting from Uncle Sam.  Or, are you already anticipating your goals for next year’s tax season?  Goals are made, charge cards are paid off, mortgages are made with a hefty deposit…but here is an option you…Read More »

STARTING YOUR NEW HOME-BASED BUSINESS

April 20, 2015

Almost anyone can purchase a franchise business and hope for success. But not everyone can make it a successful work at home opportunity that is prosperous. Do you have a hard time making a business plan? Do you feel comfortable with Sales and Marketing and working with Potential Prospects? Do you have a hard time…Read More »

How To Compete In Your Business

March 30, 2015

TRAVELERS…ON YOUR MARK! Competition is at the heart of the Corporate world in both big and small businesses. It doesn’t matter if you are selling a product or providing a service, there will always be another travel agent, travel business, franchise or tour guide to competewith you and retain those clients they sign on. For…Read More »

TAX SEASON: KEEPING RED FLAGS FROM FLYING

February 25, 2015

Hey, how are things going…business wise? What worked well for you in 2014 and what changes are you making in your small business for 2015? Here are a few tips for your 2015 tax strategies that will assist you during tax time. 1. Check out your cost of using professionals. According to The National Association…Read More »

LOVING YOUR BUSINESS!

February 13, 2015

Are you looking for marketing ideas for Valentine’s Day for your franchise? Here are some ways to let your clients know they count, even on Valentine’s Day! • Use Social Media to send out a special note on Valentine’s Day. “Love having your business!” • A bounce back coupon when they book a cruise within…Read More »

American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award – 2014

January 19, 2015

Cruise Planners was once again recognized with the American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award. Cruise Planners has received this award for 11 consecutive years, which is a testament to the company’s quality. “Our partnership with American Express Travel is something that truly makes us stand out from our competitors,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and co-founder…Read More »