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Green Melon Marketing Awarded New Cruise Planners SEO Client
Fort Lauderdale's newest Cruise Planners franchise owners choose Fort Lauderdale SEO Agency for Mobile & Local Search marketing
By: CE Travel Planners
Ellen Williams and long time friend Cheryl Meltzer founded CE Travel Planners last year and are looking to expand their business into the ever expanding cruise business. The cruise industry is expected to serve over 22,000,000 passengers in 2015 and has invested over $8 billion dollars by adding 24 new ships providing an additional 37,546 rooms to accommodate this cruise passenger growth.
"We are travel experts not marketing professionals and we know we needed assistance in marketing our local business online. Ellen and I selected Green Melon based on their understanding of our need to attract new clients and to be able to so with a limited advertising budget. So many people are using the Internet to find travel agents we just have to be found by new customers looking for a personalized experience" Cheryl said.
"Travel has always been a passion of mine" says Cheryl, who at 18 years old backpacked across Europe with two friends after graduating from high school. "In retrospect, I can't believe my parents let me go - especially since my two travel buddies were guys. They actually encouraged me to go and that really fueled my love of travel".
"Cruise Planners has over 900 franchisees giving us a tremendous amount of buying power. We get our clients the best vacation packages discounts and rates plus have access to unadvertised upgrades and special offers not available to people using online travel sites", commented Ellen.
Partner Ellen reminisces "Cheryl and our families have spent many happy vacations together and tree of our children travelled to Israel last summer. Our kids have been friends since they were small and going to daycare together. We have many fond memories of family trips we've planned for ourselves and clients. It's was those vacations they really inspired me to open my own travel planning agency because its a business where you get to make happiness happen".
Cheryl adds "One of the benefits of working through a Cruise Planners American Express Travel Partner agency is the ability for travelers to use their American Express Membership points to pay for their vacations. I can't remember all the discounts, hotels and car rentals we've paid for over the years by using our points. That is a feature I always bring up to my clients when its time to pay for the booking".
Both Ellen and Cheryl agree "that by outsourcing our marketing needs we can focus on providing clients with the best travel buying experience possible. We're confident that the staff at Green Melon can help us get found by potential clients using the Internet to find us."
About Cruise Planners
Cruise Planners is part of the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry. As such, the company has achieved top producer status with every major cruise line and many major travel partners. The company has been named No.1 Cruise Tour / Travel Agency by Entrepreneur for 11 consecutive years and was recently featured as one of the Top 30 Franchise Innovators in Technology by Entrepreneur.
Cruise Planners’ more than 900 franchise owners are experienced travel professionals who independently book amazing vacation and travel experiences for their clients. For information, please visit http://www.cetravelplanners.com or call (954) 687-1377.
About Green Melon Marketing
Green Melon Marketing is a Fort Lauderdale SEO company assisting small businesses in getting new customers by using local Internet search marketing to maximize their Internet presence and search engine rankings using local search directories, social profiles, business profiles, videos and more. For information, please visit http://www.greenmelonmarketing.com or call (954) 306-9699.
Page Updated Last on: Jan 28, 2015