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Cruise Planners’ Inviting and Supportive Company Culture Recognized


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. Jul. 27- Cruise Planners has once again been recognized for their extraordinary company culture and secured their spot on Franchise Business Review’s Culture 100 List for the second year in a row! This is especially fitting since Cruise Planners is known in the industry for their fun culture, willingness to help one another and the camaraderie that abounds among the 2500-strong network of franchise owners. This recognition also reiterates Cruise Planners’ commitment to inclusion and diversity among their home office team and their network of franchisees.


“This means so much to us because we believe strongly in making sure we create a supportive and collaborative company culture,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners. “We love to see our franchisees go out of their way to help their fellow agents and root for each other to succeed.”


Cruise Planners advisors are incredibly supportive and participate in Facebook Groups to share ideas, ask for help and exchange marketing ideas. Veteran advisors also readily join in on agent panels at training events to share expertise and knowledge and also share in Let’s Talk Group learning sessions.


In addition, Cruise Planners is known in the industry for their signature “green” which symbolizes unity and a way for other franchise owners to be instantly recognizable and find one another at industry events. They are well known in the travel sphere for creating a nurturing and vibrant culture and brand.


Cruise Planners consistently ranks high on the peer-reviewed site, and has been awarded with the Best in Category, Best Low-Cost Franchise and Top Franchises for Women and Top 50 Franchises for Veterans.


Cruise Planners was among more than 360 franchise brands, representing more than 36,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research on the best franchise cultures. The brands that were selected received the highest overall ratings based on 17 unique areas that contribute to a strong company culture, including leadership, core values, franchisee community, and engagement.



Company Background

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 travel agent 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/.