Norwegian Honors Cruise Planners With Home-Based Award

Cruise Planners/American Express was recognized by Norwegian Cruise Line for the first time as its Home-Based Agency of the Year. The award honors the outstanding sales partnership in 2010.

"Over the years, we have developed a strong and professional relationship with Norwegian Cruise Line. This is due to our diligent home office team and our committed and successful home-based franchise owners," said Michelle Fee, CEO and co-founder of Cruise Planners/American Express. "The award illustrates how important our partnerships are to us and we will continue to send satisfied customers to NCL for unforgettable cruise vacations."

Cruise Planners/American Express has received additional accolades from Norwegian Cruise Line such as the President's Club Elite Travel Agency of the Year award from 2002 - 2008.

"Our travel partners are critical to our success so it's important for us to show how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. Congratulations to Cruise Planners/American Express," said Camille Olivere, Norwegian Cruise Line's vice president of sales. "In 2010 they really stepped forward and in the home-based space, we experienced the highest rate of growth and volume with Cruise Planners/American Express agents. We look forward to contributing to their continued success in 2011."

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Services Representative, has more than 700 franchise owners across the country that independently book cruises and associated travel.