Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise

Expedia CruiseShipsCenters: An Industry with a Bright Future


Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)

Established in 1987, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® is a global leader in the marketing and sales of cruise vacations.

 

With annual sales exceeding $400 Million, the company has grown at an average rate of 20% each year, for nearly 25 years and now includes:
  • A network of over 130 independently owned franchise locations; and
  • More than 3,000 Cruise Consultants across North America.

In addition to its position as a leading seller of cruises, the company sells escorted tours, all-inclusive resorts and corporate meetings at sea.

 

Why Choose Expedia CruiseShipsCenters?

Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® is part of Expedia®, Inc., the most powerful brand in travel with annual sales of 22 billion dollars.

Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)In 2007, the company entered into a strategic partnership with Expedia Inc. (the world’s largest travel company) and rebranded to Expedia CruiseShipCenters.

 

 

In addition to numerous travel industry awards, the company has been recognized for its leadership in the franchise community, earning the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) Award of Excellence for the past five consecutive years.

In 2010, Expedia CruiseShipCenters was honored with induction into the CFA Hall of Fame, which recognizes outstanding performance by a franchise company over a significant period of time.

  • Our franchise system includes over 130 retail locations and more than 3,000 independent Cruise Consultants;
  • We are recognized as a market leader within the travel industry and the franchise industryincluding induction into the Canadian Franchise Association Hall of Fame;
  • Our sales force is 100% commission based, which benefits the franchise’s profitability cash flow and scalability;
  • Competitive advantage of the most recognized brand in travel;
  • Proven business model with 23 years of continuous growth;
  • Fast growing, profitable industry catering to the baby boomer market;
  • Turn-key operation with a low capital investment.

 

The Advantage of Owning an Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise

Whether you are new to the travel industry or an experienced professional, we invite you to be part of North America’s leading teams of cruise specialists.
Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)
When it comes to the dream of running your own travel agency business,Expedia CruiseShipCenters provides the systems, support and experience to help you succeed. You’ll enjoy the benefits of entrepreneurship backed by the strength of an international company, the #1 brand in travel and an experienced management team.

Products and Services

CruiseShipCenters® massive inventory of product and enjoy a competitive edge. Our strong relationships with all of the major cruise lines mean the best prices in the industry and the highest commissions available.

 

Often, we provide clients with bonus amenities such as onboard spending money and stateroom upgrades allowing you to pass on even more of the best ‘value’ to your clientele. We also offer resort vacation packages, hosted tours, travel arrangements for onboard corporate meetings and incentives, as well as travel insurance.

  • Extensive group program;
  • Competitive product and pricing;
  • Exclusive cruise and tour packages.

Training and Support

For nearly 25 years, our finely-tuned and continuously improving system has helped people with no travel industry experience build financially-rewarding businesses. Our “brick and click” strategy integrates store-front locations and the power of the internet to drive customer relationships and sales.

  • Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)Build Customers for Life™ with our comprehensive online and offline marketing
    program for attracting new customers and loyalty marketing to drive repeat business;
  • Manage your business with CruiseDesk® – our proprietary technology that helps
    Franchise Partners oversee their operation from anywhere in the world;
  • Interplay™ with a franchise culture of Stronger Together® and a corporate support team dedicated to the success of each of our Franchise Partners.Interplay includes regular regional meetings, conference calls and of course, an annual National Conference aboard a 7 day cruise.

Return on Investment

Our business model is extremely scalable. There is no ceiling to the opportunity because Franchise Partners can have as many commissioned sales people working as either retail or mobile agents through the local franchise.
  • The model makes personnel cost a variable sales expense, requires lower capital and maximizes the ROI;
  • Independent Contractors are generally more mature and are driven to provide outstanding customer service;
  • Franchise Partners enjoy the freedom to travel and are not slaves to their business.

 

Expedia Marketing and Advertising Systems

By listening to the needs of our franchise partners and travel agents, we’ve built a system for marketing, selling and managing customer relationships that is simply the best in the industry. Our customized, “With Your Permission” marketing program is designed to generate leads and turn them into loyal customers. Intuitive, user-friendly technology puts vacation research and booking right at your fingertips. Systems Include:
  • Expedia CruiseShipsCenters Franchise Opportunities (Click Here)The Brand;
  • Award-Winning Marketing;
  • Massive Buying Power;
  • Ongoing Education;
  • CruiseDesk® Enterprise CRM
    Dedicated Partner Support.

Franchise Requirements

Our Franchise Partners come from a variety of professional backgrounds, but share one common trait, Expedia Cruise Ships Centers is looking for passionate people, especially when it comes to travel.
  • Love for travel equals belief in the product, which is essential for sales success;
  • Love for people means Franchise Partners treat the Cruise Consultant sales team
    as their customer. Cruise Consultants, in turn, provide outstanding customer service to their clients;
  • Love for learning includes new products, technologies, marketing programs and
    new cruise ships that are all part of this dynamic industry.

Financial Requirements

Franchise Partners are expected to make a capital investment of $130,000 – $160,000 and be prepared to not take any dividends out of the business for the first 18 months.

Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000

Total Investment: $80,869
  • Franchise Partners will earn commissions on their personal sales as well as sales by their Cruise Consultants;
  • Cash flow from sales can be effectively managed as commissions are paid by suppliers when the customer departs for their vacation.

 

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