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Friday, Aug 23, 2019


Cruise Planners Sweep to Victory as the Franchise Partner of the Year at World’s Leading Cruise Lines Excellence Awards

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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Aug. 22, 2019 – Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative wins the most awards at the World’s Leading Cruise Lines Excellence Awards taking home four Franchise Agency Network Excellence Awards for Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn.

Cruise Planners needs an extra hand for winning the most awards from Carnival Corporation’s cruise lines
(L-R) Vicky Garcia, COO and co-owner, Cruise Planners; Arnold Donald, president and CEO, Carnival Corp.; Michelle Fee, CEO and founder, Cruise Planners
“The power of the Cruise Planners model is the winning combination in all that we do – it’s not just marketing, sales, technology or business development,” says Vicky Garcia, COO and co-owner, Cruise Planners. “It’s the whole enchilada and the strong relationships our travel advisors have with industry partners and how they manage their clients with personal touches using the tools Cruise Planners provides.”

Michelle Fee and Vicky Garcia are thrilled to take home four Franchise Partner of the Year awards
CEO and Founder Michelle Fee of Cruise Planners adds, “Winning one award is an honor but winning four in one night was overwhelmingly wonderful! In the face of the economy and constant outside fluctuating factors, Cruise Planners remains a strong, loyal and consistent partner to continue to drive sales. There is no doubt in my mind, we have the best travel advisors in the industry, and it also shows that our programs, processes and tools help advisors build their businesses year after year. Their commitment and enthusiasm play a key role to continue our long legacy of success.” 
 
The five Carnival Corporation’s cruise brands, including Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn, honored their top travel partners in Miami Beach by celebrating their excellence in cruise sales in multiple categories on the national and regional levels, as well as sectors of the business such as consortia, franchises and online agencies.