Entries by Nicole Bowyer

What’s the Value of a Travel Agent?

Three reasons why Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise Owners are benefiting from the increasing demand for travel agents Who’s Still Using Travel Agents? At Expedia CruiseShipCenters, a common question our Franchise Development Managers receive is “why invest in a retail travel agency franchise when all travel is booked online?”. We love dispelling this myth because there is an abundance […]

In the News: Expedia CruiseShipCenters President Featured in Travel Market Report

Headquarters Happenings: Dominant In Canada, Expedia CruiseShipCenters Targets U.S. Market This story appeared in the April 2017 edition of Travel Market Report. Editor’s Note: Headquarters Happenings is a regular feature that keeps you updated on the major travel agencies, host agencies, travel agency consortia, cooperatives, travel networks and franchise groups. Top executives detail how their […]

The Value of an Annual Franchise Conference

Our annual week-long conference at sea re-energizes our Franchise Partners and Corporate Team Each year our Franchise Partners and Corporate team look forward to our much anticipated annual franchise conference at sea. As an Expedia CruiseShipCenters franchise owner, attending our National Conference is so much more than a sun-drenched cruise in the Caribbean it’s an opportunity […]

Great Leaders Make Great Franchise Owners

How Our Franchise Owners fill several leadership roles as they set their team and business up for success At Expedia CruiseShipCenters, there’s a key characteristic we actively look for in our franchisees – leadership. While a passion for travel in this business is important, it actually plays a smaller role in the realm of the […]

In the News: Mill Creek Franchise Owner Featured in HeraldNet

Expedia CruiseShipCenter franchise opens in Mill Creek This story appeared in the January 2017 edition of HeraldNet. Expedia, the Internet’s favorite go-to source for self-booking travel, has found a port in downtown Mill Creek for curious and intrepid travelers ready to hit the high seas with a more personalized touch. Ricardo Pruneda opened his Expedia […]

An Incredible Year in Review

Another Record Breaking Year for Expedia CruiseShipCenters At Expedia CruiseShipCenters, we’re continually working towards being the largest retail network across North America. Over the course of 2016 we have been actively expanding our brand throughout North America and providing the best tools and systems to our franchise owners to continue to grow a profitable and […]