The FBA is proud to announce that Expedia CruiseShipCenters will be a Silver Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
North America’s Largest Retail Travel Agency Franchise, Expedia CruiseShipCenters boasts one of the best brand names in the world and expertise to match.
Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® began franchising in 1987 and is a leading seller of cruise travel in North America. Our network of retail travel franchises is rapidly expanding, with nearly 200 locations currently open or under development and 35 stores opening in 2015 alone. 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 cruisers who overwhelmingly prefer to book with a travel agent (70%).
- The cruise industry is growing at a rapid pace with more than 65 new ships to debut over the next 5 years.
As part of the Expedia Inc. family of brands, our franchisees operate as full service travel agencies offering resort and other land vacation packages, flights, car rentals, hotels and travel insurance – all at Expedia prices. This allows us to serve all the needs of our customers while still focusing on the most profitable and fastest growing segment of travel: cruise.
With a strong leadership team and a support team numbering more than 100 strong, Expedia CruiseShipCenters is fully dedicated to providing a world class system that will achieve our mission: To empower our franchisees with a proven system to grow a profitable and valuable business.