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We Make Resale Hot! Overview
Established in 1987, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® is a retail travel agency franchise and a global leader in the marketing and sales of cruise vacations. Our company's ongoing commitment to providing incredible value and exceptional service to travelers has helped us grow at an average rate of 11% each year, for over two decades.
Our North American network now includes over 230 franchise locations open or under development and more than 4,700 Vacation Consultants who are passionate about helping their clients navigate through the complexities of travel planning. Although our brand specializes in cruises, each Expedia CruiseShipCenters location operates as a full service travel agency offering flights, hotels, tours and resort packages – all at Expedia® prices.
Expedia CruiseShipCenters is part of Expedia, Inc. – the largest travel company in the world – with more than $81.3 billion in annual gross travel bookings. As part of the Expedia family of brands, our franchisees, Vacation Consultants and customers all benefit their massive buying power, vast product selection and globally trusted brand.
In addition to being named a top seller by every major cruise line, Expedia CruiseShipCenters has been recognized for its leadership in the franchise community, ranking in the Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchises and Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise500. After 23 years of proven success in Canada, Expedia CruiseShipCenters was honored with induction into the Canadian Franchise Association's Hall of Fame for outstanding performance by a franchise company over a significant period of time. Now, our brand is rapidly expanding our network across the United States with plans to grow to 500 franchise locations by 2020.
As Expedia CruiseShipCenters continues to expand into communities from coast to coast, our organization remains dedicated to Our Promise to navigate spectacular vacation experiences for each and every customer.
Why Our Franchise?
For over 30 years, Expedia CruiseShipCenters has been providing travel agency franchise opportunities for people who want to navigate spectacular vacation experiences for travelers in their community. Expedia's massive brand paired with our commitment to exceptional customer service has helped us grow into a leading seller of cruise travel in North America.
Our travel agency franchise is rapidly expanding, with over 255 locations currently open or under development. Our growth is driven by three overarching factors:
- Our proven business model is affordable to start and extremely scalable.
- Our focus on cruise vacations makes us a trusted resource among cruise customers who overwhelmingly prefer to book with a travel agent.
- The cruise industry is growing rapidly.