Cruise Planners releases 2022 Schedule of Events that includes an exciting lineup of in-person training events and annual convention on the “Norwegian Prima”

Cruise Planners (Logo)Cruise Planners, the nation’s largest franchise network of home-based travel advisors announced their full lineup of events for 2022.

From in-person Boot Camps focusing on business analytics and social media to Tech Days designed to strengthen and familiarize advisors with Cruise Planners cutting edge technology tools, there are a myriad of events that will help advisors grow their business happening across the nation.

See below for a list of events Cruise Planners scheduled in 2022:

Boot Camps: These two-and-half day trainings take place in the cities most accessible to Cruise Planners travel advisors and provide education from Cruise Planners executive team members, Business Development Coaches and travel supplier partners. CP Boot Camps are regional trainings that focus on marketing, groups, technology and ultimately help advisors grow their business. Event Dates: April 4-6, Connecticut; May 11-13, Dallas; May 23-25, Orlando; June 23- 25, Las Vegas

Elite Summit: Cruise Planners hosts two Elite Summits every year in fascinating destinations to reward and recognize its top producers. Cruise Planners recently completed the first Elite Summit trip in 2022 on the AmaMagna in Europe which included over 170 top producers, suppliers and executives from around the US. Ports visited included Vilshofen, Budapest and Vienna. Destinations for Elite Summits in the past have included: Macchu Picchu, Rwanda, India and more. Due to the number of top producers in the Cruise Planners network, there are two Elite events held with the next one being held May 1-5 at the Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau, Bahamas

Tech Days: Cruise Planners hosts three (3) two-day workshops titled “Tech Days” that are dedicated to in depth training on Cruise Planner’s award winning technology tools, website customization, mobile productivity, social media programs and more. Tech Days are held at Cruise Planners’ award-winning home office located in Coral Springs, Florida. Event Dates: April 20-21, July 13-14, Oct. 12-13

Land and Luxury Forum: Cruise Planners is a top seller for luxury travel brands, and even through the pandemic continues to grow the luxury segment. Cruise Planners commitment to niche trainings such as the annual land and luxury forum, a sold-out event since it launched, has helped advisors expand their knowledge base and achieve a higher average sale. Event Date: August 3-7, 2022 at Hyatt Zilara in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Sales Academy Seminar at Sea on Holland America Line: Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, Scott Koepf offers his insight and best practices on how to sell travel, all while aboard a cruise ship. This course was recently added this year and was held on the MSC Seashore earlier this year to much success. Participants can expect at least 10 hours of sales training by the singing salesman himself! Upon completion, advisors will be a certified a Sales Specialist with Cruise Planners. Event Date: Sep. 25- Oct. 1, 2022

STAR University®: Cruise Planners’ premiere and award- winning Sales Training to Accelerate Results University, or STAR University, takes place several times a year in Fort Lauderdale, FL to train new franchisees and agents in sales, marketing, and travel systems to help them grow a successful business. One-on-one instruction, access to top suppliers, and executive presentations give agents top notch training. Event dates: May 16-21, July 25-30, Sep.12-17, Oct. 24-31

Cruise Planners Annual Convention: Cruise Planners welcomes new and seasoned travel advisors each year to their annual convention where executives, suppliers and industry professionals get a chance to learn, network and collaborate. This year, the convention will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami and will include three nights aboard the brand-new “Norwegian Prima”. Event Date: Nov 11-17

Company Background: Cruise Planners, an award-winning American Express Travel Representative, is the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network. 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.

FBR 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.

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