Melita Martin Radtke Joins the Award-Winning Travel Agency Company, Cruise Planners as Franchise Owner

October 28, 2020

Melita Martin Radtke announced today that she has joined Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the industry. Affiliation means Melita now offers travelers exclusive pricing on land vacation and tour packages to the most sought-after destinations around the world.  As a Cruise Planners travel advisor, Melita also provides a wide range of cruise and destination wedding packages, private cruise sales, as well as cabin upgrades and special amenities such as shore excursions, discounted fares, travel gifts and more.


“Everyone travels, and it’s important to use a trusted travel specialist to help get the most value out of a vacation,” Melita said. “As a Cruise Planners travel expert, I take the stress and hassle out of planning a vacation for my clients. Through the resources available to me, I am able to make educated recommendations based on value, destination, group size and seasonality, among other things to customize the best vacation possible. Since Cruise Planners has achieved top-producer status with every major cruise line and with many major travel partners, I am able to provide my customers with the best value along with my expertise and personalized service.”


With the current environment, many travelers are opting to go on land-based vacations, enjoy all-inclusive resort stays, explore Mexico or the Caribbean via a guided tour and experience high-adventure trips through Alaska or Hawaii. Another popular option right is an all-inclusive private sail for a small group or party for 2.  From air tickets, trains, hotels, resorts, beaches, and RVs to tours, excursions, and activities, Melita is here to help you plan a trip of your dreams.


As an American Express Travel Services Representative agency, Cruise Planners offers special programs for both American Express card holders and non-card holders, offering even more added value to vacationers.


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 Melita Martin Radtke is based in Rancho Mirage, CA and specializes in packaged vacations in the US or international. Melita has recently been certified as a Hawaii Destination Expert through her partnership with Hawaii Tourism Authority.  For more information, please visit