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Cruise Planners Achieves Record-Breaking Booking Week

Cruise Planners Achieves Record-Breaking Booking Week - 3/13/24

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. March. 13, 2024—Cruise Planners the nation’s largest home-based franchise host travel agency, proudly announces a historic achievement as the company reaches an unprecedented all-time high in sales for a single week.

Celebrating a remarkable WAVE season, Cruise Planners recently hit their highest booking week ever in the history of the company for the week of February 19th. This achievement underscores the brand’s steadfast dedication to excellence, innovation, and ensuring customer satisfaction. Beyond achieving record-breaking sales in a single week, Cruise Planners has also surpassed the monumental milestone of $1 billion in sales revenue aligning with their three decades of excellence in the travel industry. Notably, the company has also recently been recognized as a Top Franchise for Women and Top Low-Cost Franchise by Franchise Business Review (FBR).

Looking ahead, Cruise Planners is poised to break its own booking record set in 2023, with 2024 already demonstrating strong growth. Furthermore, the company reports a significant surge in departures for 2024, showing a remarkable +19% increase over the same period in 2023. The surge in bookings reflects the growing demand for Cruise Planners’ curated travel experiences, catering to diverse preferences and ensuring unforgettable journeys for all clients.

And the strong bookings are showing a trend for farther out departures. Looking even further into the future, Cruise Planners is proud to reveal that advanced bookings for 2025 departures are already up an extraordinary +33% compared to the same period last year. Showing that despite the news of inflation and a poor economy, travel is still going strong for consumers.

“At Cruise Planners, we go beyond being a host travel agency. We actively design programs and systems to streamline our advisors’ businesses, arming them with top-notch offers, support, and the best marketing and technology tools in the industry. Celebrating our best booking week in our 30-year history is a thrilling accomplishment, and we express our heartfelt appreciation to our dedicated advisors for their unwavering hard work, trust, and loyalty,” remarked Michelle Fee, the founder, and CEO of Cruise Planners. “As we aim to achieve new milestones in 2024 and beyond, our dedication to providing outstanding service and creating lasting memories remains unwavering.”

About Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners was founded in 1994 and is the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network. As a leader in the travel franchise industry, Cruise Planners positions a nation-wide network of 2,500 franchise owners for success by providing innovative marketing programs, proprietary and cutting-edge booking and technology tools, as well as professional development and hands-on training with the industry’s top executives. The company continues to be an industry leader and was named the No.1 travel franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for 18 consecutive years and awarded by Franchise Business Review as “Best-In-Category” for 2 years.

Franchise Business Review also ranked Cruise Planners #3 OVERALL on their list of Top 200 Franchises of 2022. Cruise Planners was recently featured in Entrepreneur as one of the top 30 franchise innovators in technology, has been consistently named as one of the Top Women-Owned Businesses by the South Florida Business Journal, is on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, and was recognized as one of the Top Workplaces by the Sun Sentinel.Visit our website, www.cruiseplanners.com,  for more information or to view the complete list of awards and honors. For those interested in becoming a franchise owner, please visit https://www.cruiseplannersfranchise.com/