WHY IT RATES: Through the pandemic, Cruise Planners has emerged as a key participant in reviving the function of journey advisors and a driving power for restoring the trade at massive, incomes ASTA’s inaugural ‘Franchise Partner of the Year’ honor. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Affiliate WriterThe American Society of Journey Advisors (ASTA) proudly names Cruise Planners its first-ever ‘Franchise Accomplice of the Yr.’ The award showcases the corporate’s unparalleled developments within the trade—particularly reacting to the COVID disaster—and long-standing dedication to the affiliation.
“Cruise Planners was selected for ASTA’s 2020 Franchise Partner of the Year Award based on its strong support of ASTA’s advocacy efforts and membership through the years,” stated Bob Duglin, ASTA’s Vice President, Worldwide Membership & Host Companies. “Cruise Planners travel advisors are at the top of their game and continue to be industry leaders. In fact, our industry has benefited from the leadership that has come from the CP network on the grassroots level with so many of our chapter presidents and leaders who own their own travel franchise.”Unprecedented circumstances have challenged professionals inside the trade to a stage exceptional in years previous. Cruise Planners, an American Categorical Journey Consultant, has continued to cleared the path on its mission to help the nation’s largest community of home-based journey advisors and help the journey trade as an entire.Not solely has the corporate ramped up journey advisor help, but it surely additionally used its collective voice of greater than 2,500 franchisees to champion small enterprise house owners and garner congressional help for financial help. Cruise Planners has been confirmed to be a key participant in shaping the constructive fame of journey advisors and a frontrunner driving towards the trade’s rebirth.
PHOTO: ASTA names Cruise Planners as its first-ever ‘Franchise Accomplice of the Yr’. (picture through ASTA)“We stand behind ASTA and are happy to accept this award on behalf of the company, but also on behalf of our franchise owners who’ve worked tirelessly this year,” says Michelle Payment, CEO and Founding father of Cruise Planners. “We unconditionally appreciate that ASTA serves as our global advocate and we remain committed to working hand-in-hand to support the travel industry as our network works toward an exciting 2021 full of travel.”Cruise Planners has been a proud companion of ASTA since its inception in 1994 and continues to encourage productive collaboration from its community of advisors. One such is Cruise Planners’ franchise proprietor Leila Dada, an lively participant within the Arizona chapter, who was acknowledged for being an impressive member who has devoted her time and fervour to advance the trade and keep its energy, being named Chapter President of the Yr. For extra info, go to cruiseplanners.com.SOURCE: Cruise Planners press launch.