Nearly 500 travel agents from all over the United States are gathering this week at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, for the Cruise Planners – American Express Travel annual conference, themed Cruisitude Revolution.
The purpose of the annual conference is to talk about travel trends, what is changing in the world of travel, new announcements and ongoing recurrent training from the cruise lines and vendor products for agents to take home to their clients.
The first day of the convention predicted a positive and profitable year ahead, as well as new technology and marketing tools for travel advisors.
“What sets Cruise Planners apart is our recognizable and trustworthy name and that is what has allowed us to continuously grow year after year,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and co-founder of Cruise Planners – American Express Travel.
“2012 has been a great year for us with our agents doubling their sales of land tours, the launch of our successful destination weddings program and the unveiling of our award-winning newly enhanced website. And now, as we look forward to next year, we see great things with new ships coming online, customers eager to travel and all of our new programs to make selling even easier for our advisors.”
When the famous question gets asked “Why should I use a travel agent?”
Because you can’t afford not to.
Cruise Planners – American Express Travel is the nations largest home-based travel agent network.
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