Our Story

At Expedia Cruises, we’ve been providing customers with unforgettable vacation experiences for over 30 years. As a full-service leisure travel agency, we pride ourselves on our deeply passionate expertise for air, land, and sea vacations. Our travel franchise network is rapidly expanding across North America, with over 300 independently owned retail locations currently open or under development. With a proven business model that is affordable to start and extremely scalable, our franchisees are bringing the Expedia brand, expert advice, and outstanding vacation value to travelers in their communities. The timeline below is our journey from inception to today – and all the milestones we’ve hit along the way!


Travel agency franchise, CruiseShipCenters is established in Vancouver BC.

36 CruiseShipCenters locations across Canada, specialized in selling cruise.

CruiseShipCenters partners with Expedia Group (formally known as Expedia Inc.)

Expansion into the USA – 1st USA Expedia CruiseShipCenters opens in Fort Lauderdale

Expedia CruiseShipCenters turns 30!

Expedia CruiseShipCenters awards the 100th USA Location and has 300 Expedia Franchise locations open or in development

Expedia CruiseShipCenters rebrands to Expedia Cruises