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Cruise Holidays of Kansas City Wins
"Top Producing Store” Award

Mimi and Mark Comfort Honored at Cruise Holidays’ Annual Convention


Minneapolis, MN (November 8, 2010)—Cruise Holidays, North America’s oldest cruise-specialty retail franchise, presented its "2010 Top Producing Store” award to Mimi and Mark Comfort, owners of Cruise Holidays of Kansas City. The award is given to the store that achieved the highest sales during the previous year. The Comforts were honored during the 2010 Cruise Holidays Annual Convention, held November 1-6 at El Dorado Royale Resort & Spa in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, south of Cancun. Additionally, this is the 20th consecutive year that Cruise Holidays of Kansas City has been the top producing Cruise Holidays store in the United States.


"It is an enormous testament to the business they’ve built that out of the hundreds of franchise owners that make up Cruise Holidays, Cruise Holidays of Kansas City has been our top U.S. store for 20 consecutive years,” said Mark Schiffner, vice president of Cruise Holidays. "With more than two dozen employees and seven outside agents, they are the epitome of what a local business should strive to be, both to the business community and to its clients,” Schiffner added.


Once again, several of Cruise Holidays of Kansas City’s travel experts are also being recognized as among the top in their business. Five of the store’s travel consultants were honored with the award for Outstanding Individual Sales Achievement during the convention. This distinction was only bestowed upon a total of 24 Cruise Holidays travel consultants across North America.


Cruise Holidays of Kansas City opened in 1988 and is located at 7000 N.W. Prairie View Road, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO. For more information about Cruise Holidays of Kansas City, stop in, call 816. 741.7417 or visit their Web site at



Cruise Holidays is the oldest cruise-specialty retail franchise in North America, with franchisees in both the United States and Canada. Cruise Holidays is also a distinguished provider of land tour vacation packages. Founded in 1984, Cruise Holidays is part of Travel Leaders Group.  With approximately 1,300 travel agency locations in the United States and Canada, Travel Leaders Group serves millions of individual leisure travelers, as well as select corporate clients and destinations.