CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. Dec. 29- Cruise Planners is ending 2022, an exceptional year of strong travel sales, with the honor of the highest recognition from a travel supplier, the distinguished “Chairman’s Award” from Celebrity Cruises.
This is the second time that Cruise Planners has been recognized with this achievement for its hard work and for producing record-breaking sales by continuously generating client demand for Celebrity Cruises.
“It has been a truly collaborative effort between the team at Celebrity, our dedicated network of advisors, and our marketing, technology and business development teams to achieve this level of success and make the “ASCENT” to the Chairman’s Award and we are so proud of this accomplishment,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners. “The future is ‘BEYOND’ bright and we are excited for our franchisees to be at the “APEX” of the industry and continue to share with their clients the unrivaled, modern-luxury experience that Celebrity is known for.”
Cruise Planners’ advisors have been able to leverage the high demand for travel and manage the large volume of client requests due to the commitment to innovation and technology by Cruise Planners. Cruise Planners continues to launch innovative tech-driven marketing campaigns utilizing big data and consumer insights to drive sales.
At its 2022 annual convention, Cruise Planners unveiled new, patent-pending, proprietary tools that include LivePlanner, a new hotel tool, Amenity Tracker and Trip Summary 2.0 to help travel advisors work efficiently and provide visual and unique consultative vacation presentation tools to their clients.
"Cruise Planners travel advisors separate themselves from their peers because of their dedication, willingness, and 'MAVERICK style 'Cruisitude’," said Dondra Ritzenthaler, senior vice president-sales, The Americas, for Celebrity Cruises. "Celebrity Cruises is honored to once again, recognize Cruise Planners for Celebrity Cruises’ Chairman’s Award. We cherish the relationship built over the years with the Cruise Planners’ Home Office Team, which represents the epitome of innovative technology and targeted marketing, driving exceptional sales revenue."
Celebrity Cruises and Cruise Planners are forecasted to have amazing sales growth in 2023 as they continue to collaborate through marketing partnerships, training and events.