Cruise Holidays Franchise

Cruise specialty travel agency


Founded in 1984, Cruise Holidays is North America's largest cruise-specialty retail franchise, with more than 200 locations in the United States and Canada. As our name suggests, our retail travel stores as well as our home-based franchise owners specialize in cruise travel, providing unparalleled expertise in matching clients with the cruise ships and destinations that are right for them.

Cruise Holidays' parent company, Travel Leaders Group, is a travel agency powerhouse with approximately 1,300 franchised and wholly-owned agencies under a variety of brand names. Cruise Holidays is based in Minneapolis, MN, with a Canadian head office in London, ON.

Because of the size of the Cruise Holidays network, the proven expertise of its owners and agents and the unparalleled strength of its industry connections, Cruise Holidays is considered by many of the world's best cruise lines and travel suppliers to be a distribution system of choice. As a result, Cruise Holidays can offer its clients an amazing array of cruise vacations at highly competitive prices. And since Cruise Holidays agents can arrange travel on any cruise line in the world, the list of destinations seems endless. Cruise Holidays is also a distinguished provider of land-based vacations.

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How much does it cost to open a Cruise Holidays Franchise?

The investment required to open a Cruise Holidays Franchise is between $9,500-$72,800. There is an initial franchise fee of $9,500-$30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Cruise Holidays name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $9,500-$72,800
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $9,500-$30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    up to 3%
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    none


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Cruise Holidays News & Press Releases

When did the first Cruise Holidays open? 1984
When did Cruise Holidays start Franchising? 1984

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2010 168 34 0 0
2009 178 28 1 0
2008 79 30 0 0
2007 80 32 0 0
2006 86 30 0 0
2005 98 30 0 0
2004 97 30 0 0
2003 96 32 0 0
2002 113 33 0 0
2001 123 45 0 0
2000 150 47 0 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Support
E-Newsletter, Annual Convention, initial and ongoing training opportunities, Toll-free phone line and e-mail support, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National online marketing, Direct on Demand marketing, "On Your Behalf" marketing

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 for home-based; 2 for storefront

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Cruise Holidays Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Cruise Holidays

Cruise Holidays

Cruise Holidays International
6442 City West Parkway
Eden Prairie, MN
55344

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