Emerald Travel & Cruises is a family owned and operated accredited full-service travel agency committed to serving your travel needs. Linda and John Francis opened their agency in Grapevine, Texas in May 1991 and have focused on making every vacation special for their clients. Our Travel Counselors are experts in their particular specialty, and strive to give you the best possible vacation package at the best possible rates. We handle resorts we're familiar with and confident in selling. We offer our preferred suppliers that we know will provide you with a quality vacation experience. You can trust your next vacation to our knowledgeable experts who have been “there and done that”.
Credentials of Emerald Travel & Cruises:
Why credentials are important…, we believe your upcoming vacation is a significant investment. For this reason we want you to have the assurance that a professional is guiding you through your planning process.
Official Affiliated Agency of CLIA-Cruise Line International Association
Member of American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)-A worldwide professional organization of travel agents and suppliers who abide by a code of ethics dedicated to improving the travel industry.
Accreditation by the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC)-Agency has met stringent business requirements which include bonding, conformance with all local, state, and national business licensing, and compliance with specified security procedures.
Endorsement by the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) indicates an agency is committed to maintaining certain standards for conducting travel industry business. These include proof of valid and relevant errors and omissions insurance, and compliance with all local, state, and national regulations for operating a travel agency,
Member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)
Membership in Vacation.com-Upper tier of leading travel agencies National Advisory Board Member for Vacation.com since 2001.
“College of Disney Knowledge Graduates”
Certified Sandal's and Beaches Specialists
A Few Accomplishments of Emerald Travel & Cruises:
We also believe that experience and a proven track record do make a difference in planning your vacation.
Recognized by Adventure Tours USA as their “top producing” agency for 2003, 2002 and 2000. President's Club award for the past 6 years.
Member of Funjet Vacations 500 Club award for top producing agencies in 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003.
“Outstanding Agency Award” from RCCL/Celebrity Cruise Lines for exceeding sales goals since 1995.
“Winners Circle” award from Carnival Cruise Lines for exemplary sales performance 1999-2003.
“Partnership Appreciation Award”-Princess Cruises in recognition of Outstanding Cruise Sales 1998-2003.
“Norwegian Way” cruise sales award from NCL 1998-2002.
Classic Vacations-“ Presidents Club” since 1999.
Super Club's “Diamond Agency” 2000.
Emerald Travel & Cruises
2150 W NW HWY #114-1033 Grapevine, TX 76051
(800) 966-8413 [Toll Free]
(817) 488-4896 [Fax]
Hours of Operation
M-F 9:00am -5:00pm