For the sixth consecutive year, Cruise Planners/American Express ranks #1 among all cruise agency franchises on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® list of the world’s top franchises. Overall, Cruise Planners/American Express ranks #85 on this year’s Franchise 500® list, up 29 spots over 2008. The rankings are published in Entrepreneur’s January 2009 issue and online at www.entrepreneur.com as part of the magazine’s 30th annual Franchise 500® rankings.
“A lot of great people put a lot of hard work into making us #1, which makes this award especially gratifying,” said Michelle Fee, CEO of Cruise Planners/American Express. “Six years is a long time to remain at the top of any list, but with our unyielding support for our franchise owners, strong cruise and travel industry partnerships, and new investments in the latest technologies, we’re optimistic about 2009.”
In addition to its #1 ranking in the cruise agency category, Cruise Planners/American Express also netted top-25 rankings among Franchise 500® “home based franchises” (#20) and “low-cost franchises” (#23), while also holding down the #42 slot on the “fastest-growing franchises” list.
Cruise Planners Tops Entrepreneur Franchise 500
January 8, 2009 by Cris | 0 Comments