Cruise Planners/American Express is making room in its crowded trophy case for its second Home-Based Partner of the Year award from Royal Caribbean International. With the win, Cruise Planners/American Express remains the only company to receive the prestigious award.

“It’s a tremendous honor being the sole recipient of this great award,” said Michelle Fee, CEO of Cruise Planners/American Express. “All the praise goes to our wonderful agents and the strong team we have here at headquarters that provide an unmatched level of training and support to make this kind of victory possible.”

The Royal Caribbean International Home-Based Partner of the Year award is the latest in a series of honors

recently won by Cruise Planners/American Express, including:
• 2008 American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award (February 2009)
• Globus Top “Premier” Travel Partner Award (February 2009)
• Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® ~ 6th straight #1 cruise agency ranking (January 2009)
• Travel Impressions/American Express Vacations Globe Award (January 2009)
• NCL’s President’s Elite Award ~7th straight year (2008)
• Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award (2008)
• Carnival’s Pinnacle Club (2008)
• 2007 American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award (2008)
• Royal Caribbean International Homebased Partner of the Year (2007)