CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. Feb. 1 - Cruise Planners continued their reign at the top by being named Best-in-Category for the third year in a row by Franchise Business Review in the Travel & Hospitality sector. They were also named as a Top 200 franchise for 2023 overall. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchise business owners. The list is available at https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top-franchises/.
Cruise Planners consistently ranks high on the peer-reviewed site, and last year, was honored with the following awards:
- 10 Years Hall of Fame
- #3 on Top 200 Overall
- Best Low-Cost Franchise
- Most Innovative Franchises
- Top Franchises for Women
- Best Franchises for Veterans
- Top Culture Franchises
- Franchise Rock Star
Cruise Planners also received an overall satisfaction rating of 92%, surpassing other franchise companies in the Travel and Hospitality sector and exceeding the overall satisfaction benchmark by 21 points.
“We place a high priority on making sure we provide our franchisees with the best in technology, marketing and sales training support and the fact that they appreciate and recognize our efforts tells us it works,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners. “This is an incredible honor and we look forward to upholding this high standard of excellence to help our network of advisors succeed.”
Cruise Planners was among over 360 franchise brands, representing nearly 38,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. Cruise Planners franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.