Local Cruise Planners franchise hosts Uniworld Boutique River Cruises on the Murrells Inlet waterfront

Grand Strand residents can learn about River Cruises at a free TipsForShips.com event on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 3pm.

What:  Michael Graham, a Myrtle Beach-based Cruise Planners franchise owner and top producer, is hosting a Tips For Ships Travel Event, which is free and open to the public (RSVP requested due to limited seating of 200 guests).

Where: Inlet Affairs, 4024 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

When: Thursday, September 15th, 2016 from 3pm to 4:30pm

Why: River Cruising is the fastest growing travel segment, but most Americans have never been on one though they want to know more about it.  Tips For Ships is a local program designed to bring the top travel suppliers to the Grand Strand, once per quarter.  This last event of the year is empowering local residents to learn more about river cruising and Uniworld in particular.

At the free event on September 15th at 3pm, interested travelers will learn about:

As an independently-owned Cruise Planners travel franchise specializing in group travel, Michael Graham and Associates send travelers on relaxing vacations, high-adventure excursions, all-inclusive resorts, and river cruises.   For more information, contact Elyse Monroe at 843-732-2582 or at elyse.monroe@cruiseplanners.com.   To RSVP, please do so at www.TipsForShips.com.

Media Invite: Members of the media are invited to RSVP and attend to learn more or can contact Ms. Monroe or Mr. Graham directly for pre-event media interviews.

About Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners, an independently owned and operated home-based franchise, is part of the American Express Travel Representative network and the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise company in the travel industry. Cruise Planners’ travel professionals independently book amazing vacation and travel experiences for their clients around the world. Cruise Planners franchise owner Michael Graham is based in Myrtle Beach, SC; however his agency is not home-based, it is a storefront location: 10764 Highway 707, #1 Salem Shoppes, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588.  Out of the over 1,500 Cruise Planners franchises, Mr. Graham’s Myrtle Beach location is ranked 3rd in the nation.   This agency employs 5 local residents and specializes in group travel and river cruises.  For more information, please visit www.TakeTheTrip.com.

About Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection—the world's most luxurious all-inclusive river cruise line - features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, exclusive excursions, gourmet cuisine, and one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the river cruise industry. Based in Los Angeles, California, Uniworld offers truly all-inclusive itineraries in Europe, as well as voyages in Russia, China, Vietnam and Cambodia, India, and Egypt—a total of 22 rivers in 26 countries worldwide. Uniworld is a member of CLIA and is highly regarded by discerning travelers, media, and cruise industry experts, having most recently been named the Top River Cruise Line in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016 readers’ survey.

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Media Contacts:

Cruise Planners - www.TakeTheTrip.com

Elyse Monroe



Uniworld - Trade & Consumer Media:
Kara Hoffman
EVINS Communications
(212) 688-8200

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