Cruise Planners' newly-launched virtual associate training program will help franchise owners recruit new associates to join their businesses by offering travel agent mentorship, flexibility to work from home and a new training platform designed to transition associates with both ease and professionalism.
Franchise owners get support in growing their franchises through the state-of-the-art technology, strategic marketing, hands-on business development coaching and in-person and virtual training opportunities. The new program helps franchise owners bring the right people to train on Cruise Planners’ technology tools and marketing programs. Uniquely, the training is tailored to the individual associate’s needs.
Cruise Planners has invested in industry-leading training technology with the virtual training platform and a team dedicated to building the most effective training programs. The virtual associate training program is online, flexible and optimized for tablet, smart phones and personal computers with dynamic timing elements; meaning it is self-paced while also holding the associates accountable.
Headquartered in Coral Springs, FL, Cruise Planners is the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry. Cruise Planners operates a network of more than 1,800 franchise owners who independently book vacation and travel experiences for their clients.
Earlier this year, Cruise Planners was named a Top Travel Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. The American Express Travel Representative earned a spot on Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500 List for the fourteenth consecutive year, boasting a collection of new technology programs including: CP Insights and CP View. CP Insights uses data mining to target the right client at the right time through relevant promotions, sales and marketing pieces. CP View helps agents match sailings and itineraries with special audiences based on consumer data, sales trends and consumer behavior.