With an Expedia Franchise, you can get in on the ground floor of a business opportunity, backed by the largest travel company in the world.
42 Million North Americans are interested in taking a cruise in the next 3 years. Fueled by the baby boom generation and an increasing appeal to younger travelers, cruising enjoys the highest satisfaction rate of any vacation. To meet the growing demand for this high value vacation, cruise lines continue to invest billions, with 29 new ships planned to enter the market by 2016. There's never been a better time to capitalize on this booming industry with an Expedia franchise.
Growing Demand for Cruise Expertise
Today's cruisers are overwhelmed with information and options. With so many ships, staterooms and destinations to choose from, travelers are looking for expert, in-person advice from a trusted professional. Bookings made through travel agents account for more than one-third of the US$284 Billion travel market – and that number is growing. With hotels, flights and shore excursions required to complete the vacation experience, your earning potential as an Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise Partner is enormous.
Global Brand, Local Business
With an Expedia franchise, you can own a retail travel agency connected to your community – backed by the largest travel brand in the world. As part of a US$36 Billion company, you can offer your customers a trustworthy brand and the best choice and prices, in addition to the personal service and advice you can expect from a locally owned and operated business. With the most recognized brand in travel on your door, you'll attract new customers and build market share in your exclusive franchise territory.
Track Record of Success
For more than 25 years, our sales have grown at an average rate of 20% each year, outstripping the industry 3 to 1. Now a market leader, our network includes more than 185 independently owned franchises who support 4,000+ Vacation Consultants across North America. Our continued success and outstanding franchisee support has earned us recognition as a top-ranked franchise year after year. By joining the Expedia CruiseShipCenters family, you can leverage our track record of success while enjoying the true benefits of owning your own business.
Proven Franchise Model
You can achieve your wealth, equity and lifestyle goals with our scalable franchise model. A manageable initial investment enables you to support an unlimited number of commission-based Independent Contractors who will sell travel from your store or theirhome office. Our proven network marketing strategy will help you generate new leads and repeat sales to jump start your business and create customers for life.
If you're a proactive, outgoing leader who wants to build a profitable business in the exciting travel industry, find out more about Expedia Franchise opportunities in your area by submitting an information request on this page. You will immediately begin our franchise awards process with access to our interactive virtual brochure that will allow you to explore the details of our marketing, technology and support services at your own pace. We look forward to speaking with you soon and helping you discover how you can build wealth, equity and the life you've been dreaming of with an Expedia franchise.