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Cruise Planners Announces Over 25 In-Person Events for 2024, Offering Unparalleled Learning Opportunities for Travel Agents

Cruise Planners Announces Over 25 In-Person Events for 2024 Offering Unparalleled Learning Opportunities for Travel Agents

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla JAN. 16, 2024—Cruise Planners, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network announces 25+ opportunities for in-person events for 2024 at their annual convention, CP World at the Broward County Convention Center.

“We are thrilled to present such a diverse line-up of in-person events for our dedicated advisors in 2024,” said Michelle Fee, Founder and CEO of Cruise Planners. “These events not only showcase our commitment to continuous education and professional development but also provide a platform for our agents to connect, collaborate, and stay ahead in this dynamic industry.”

2024 In-Person Events Hosted by Cruise Planners: (25+ Opportunities)


  • Bootcamps

To assist advisors in gearing up for the 2024 travel season, Cruise Planners has organized two bootcamps. These 3 days sessions provide an in-person learning experience featuring expert presenters at convenient locations. The bootcamps cover various aspects such as supplier training, sales skills, social media programs, business analytics, and technology workshops, offering practical action items to drive tangible results.


Tech days at Cruise Planners Headquarters are focused on in-depth training on numerous proprietary and custom-built tools created to streamline the booking process and beyond for the Cruise Planner advisor network.


  • 3 Sales Academies:

The Cruise Planners Sales Academy is a training program designed by Cruise Planners to educate and empower their franchisees and focused primarily on sales and marketing skills. These trainings cover practices such as sales techniques, customer service, product knowledge and more and are hosted at either an all-inclusive resort or onboard a ship.


  • Land Symposium

A comprehensive educational program covering global destinations, escorted tours, and all-inclusive resort vacations is offered. Past Land Symposiums featured key elements such as expert advice on selling land, insights from a top-producing advisor panel, and personalized networking sessions, providing agents with the chance to connect with and gain knowledge from numerous preferred tour and destination partners.


  • Luxury Forum

The Luxury Forum is a luxury travel focused event aimed at helping advisors either grow their luxury sales or begin selling more high-end luxury brands. The event offers expert speakers, product knowledge, supplier one on one time and more.


Cruise Planners new franchisee training called STAR (Sales Training to Accelerate Results) University is a comprehensive six-day program preparing new agents for everything they will need to know to get started as an advisor. They will learn from subject matter experts, supplier partners, attend a robust trade show and get hands on technical training on several of Cruise Planners’ best-in-industry and custom-built marketing, booking and CRM tools to set them up for success.


Cruise Planners Annual Convention is their biggest event held every year, hosting their advisors, suppliers from all major cruise lines, tour companies and resorts. The annual convention discusses company performance, as well as announcements of new technology, marketing and sales tools to set their advisors us for success in the coming year.


  • 2 Elite Summits:

Cruise Planners Elite Summit trips hosts top producing advisors. Hosted by Cruise Planners executives and supplier partners, advisors will gather to network, learn and revel in their success and best practices. The Elite Summits will feature supplier partner one-on-one meetings, and exclusive Cruise Planners receptions, dinner events, entertainment, and more.


  • Signature Travel Events
  1. Signature Travel Network Regional Events are open to Cruise Planners advisors and offer training on Signature Travel Network programs, marketing sessions and supplier sessions.
  2. Signature Travel Network Annual Conference
  3. Signature Travel Network FAM Opportunities


 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/.