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If you’ve always wanted to enter the travel industry and are looking for the right opportunity, right now might be the best time. The Travel Industry Association of America indicates that the ...

If you’ve always wanted to enter the travel industry and are looking for the right opportunity, right now might be the best time. The Travel Industry Association of America indicates that the travel and tourism industry in America generates about $1.3 trillion every year.

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  • 1. How To Start a Travel Agency<br />If you’ve always wanted to enter the travel industry and are looking for the right opportunity, right now might be the best time. The Travel Industry Association of America indicates that the travel and tourism industry in America generates about $1.3 trillion every year. In 2010, it is estimated that over 18 million travelers booked a cruise, and the cruise industry saw a 6.3% passenger increase over 2009.* Even with the world economy in a slump, the travel industry remains sound. The best way to enter into the travel industry is to join a travel franchise. <br />It’s much easier to join a travel franchise than to start your own travel agency from scratch. Unlike a “Mom and Pop” travel agency, a travel franchisee runs the business with the help of a successful, parent corporation. Joining a travel agency franchise keeps your start up operating costs to a bare minimum. The franchisor’s readily recognized name brand, its years of experience, and its worldwide withstanding reputation are all to your benefit. A well established travel franchise company is generally an affiliate of a travel franchise association. <br />If you are researching travel franchises online, you will see Cruise Holidays is at the top of all travel franchise companies. The Cruise Holidays travel franchise provides ongoing support and training to you through an award winning training program that combines online courses with a hands-on experience which takes place onboard one of Cruise Holidays’ ships. The training program provides you with the tools and skills you’ll need to start your own travel agency. <br />After you have established your travel agency, you will continue to be supported by the Cruise Holidays franchise team. You will make contact with, and participate with other agents in live chats on various travel related topics, town hall meetings with topics chosen by the owners, annual networking conventions, and mid-year meetings hosted by the Cruise Holidays headquarters at Minneapolis, Minnesota. When you succeed, Cruise Holidays succeeds.<br />When looking for travel franchise opportunities, Cruise Holidays is the best of all travel franchise companies. In addition to the ongoing training provided, Cruise Holidays has a public relations team that promotes the Cruise Holidays brand throughout North America which in turn promotes your travel franchise. <br />For more information, please visit: www.JoinCruiseHolidays.com<br />Start Your Own Travel Agency Franchise<br />If there’s an industry that’s almost recession proof, it’s probably the travel industry. That’s why even with the global recession at its peak in 2009, the travel sector managed to provide more than 235 million jobs.* If you’re looking to start a travel agency, this would be a great time to investigate into travel franchise opportunities! <br />There are several ways to start a travel agency. You could start the business from scratch, or buy into an existing travel agency. To start a travel agency from scratch, obviously, involves a number of risks, and buying into an existing agency involves a huge investment. A travel agency franchise is a wiser choice.<br />How to start a travel agency? First, get online and investigate different travel agency franchises. You will soon find out the Cruise Holidays franchises are at the top of the list. <br />Cruise Holidays has been in the travel industry for almost 30 years, and they are willing to share the successful business strategies they have acquired while in the travel industry. They will place you in their comprehensive training program, and continue to give you support through meetings, conventions and online lessons. The Cruise Holidays franchise department takes you under its wing and gives you proven marketing strategies, aggressive advertising, the company’s state of the art software, and will even mail marketing pieces on your behalf. Through the years, Cruise Holidays has honed their travel business skills, and has developed strong strategies that have succeeded in the travel business. They can give you the knowledge, skills, and continual support required to flourish in the business. <br />Cruise Holidays offers travel franchise opportunities to people interested in entering the cruise travel business. They are a part of the Minneapolis based Travel Leaders Group which has over $7 billion in annual trade revenues. <br />For more information, please visit: http://www.joincruiseholidays.com/<br />http://www.articlesbase.com/career-management-articles/3-reasons-why-a-travel-franchise-is-a-good-bet-for-your-future-2960185.html <br />It Make Sense To Start a Travel Agency Franchise<br />The travel industry business is probably the most competitive of all. Every year there are countless travel agencies that become casualties of cut throat competition. If you have been thinking to start a travel agency from scratch, you might want to reconsider due to the risks involved. <br />A travel agency franchise is probably the best idea for people who want to enter into the travel industry. First, do some online research about travel franchises. Look for travel franchise companies that have a long track record. A successful franchisor company will be well established, easily identified, and will have perfected its business strategies through trial and error methods. <br />Cruise Holidays is just such a company. Cruise Holidays is the oldest and largest travel agency franchise in America. The Cruise Holidays franchise program can help you with every little detail that stems from when you first decide to start a travel agency. They will sharing their successfully proven marketing strategies. They will sign you up for their extensive and award winning training courses that include real-time experiences onboard one of their ships. The Cruise Holidays franchise follow up program will keep you in touch with other agents, and give you ongoing support in the forms of live chats, conventions, and yearly meetings. Their support desk is always available via e-mail or telephone.<br />For people looking for travel franchise opportunities in the cruise travel industry, Cruise Holidays is the best choice. Cruise Holidays has been in the business for almost 30 years, and has about 200 travel agent franchise owners in North America, Canada, and Great Britain. <br />For more information, please visit: www.JoinCruiseHolidays.com<br />What to Look For When Researching Travel Franchise Opportunities<br />Last year, over 18 million vacationers took a cruise, and the cruise industry saw a 6.3% passenger increase over 2009.* The Travel Industry Association of America indicates that the travel and tourism industry in America generates about $1.3 trillion every year. Even in a struggling world economy, the cruise industry has maintained an even keel. If you have had business experience, and are thinking about a career change, you might want to look into travel franchise opportunities.<br />A cruise travel agency franchise is the best way for people to take a first step into the travel industry with minimal risks involved. Choosing the best travel agency franchise requires some research. Search online for travel franchise opportunities. Look for a successful franchise that has been around for a long time, and one that has a readily recognized name. When you have finished your research, you will probably have come to the conclusion that a Cruise Holidays franchise would be the best venture for you.<br />Cruise Holidays has been in the travel industry for more than 30 years, and offers an award winning training program with both online and hands-on instruction. Its support program includes live chats, Town Hall meeting hosted by Cruise Holidays’ Vice-president, Mark Schiffner, annual conventions, and an annual meeting at Cruise Holidays headquarters, Minneapolis, MN. Its support desk is available either by phone or e-mail.<br />For those looking for travel franchise opportunities in the cruise travel industry, Cruise Holidays, is one of the most established and respected travel agency franchise companies with over 200 locations in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. People considering joining the Cruise Holidays franchise can anticipate success due to the training and support provided by the Cruise Holidays franchise program. Cruise Holidays is a member of the Travel Leaders Leisure Group an award winning travel franchisor.<br />For more information, please visit: www.JoinCruiseHolidays.com<br />Start Your Own Travel Agency<br />If you’ve always wanted to enter the travel industry and are looking for the right opportunity, right now might be the best time. The Travel Industry Association of America indicates that the travel and tourism industry in America generates about $1.3 trillion every year. In 2010, it is estimated that over 18 million travelers booked a cruise, and the cruise industry saw a 6.3% passenger increase over 2009.* Even with the world economy in a slump, the travel industry remains sound. The best way to enter into the travel industry is to join a travel franchise. <br />It’s much easier to join a travel franchise than to start your own travel agency from scratch. Unlike a “Mom and Pop” travel agency, a travel franchisee runs the business with the help of a successful, parent corporation. Joining a travel agency franchise keeps your start up operating costs to a bare minimum. The franchisor’s readily recognized name brand, its years of experience, and its worldwide withstanding reputation are all to your benefit. A well established travel franchise company is generally an affiliate of a travel franchise association. <br />If you are researching travel franchises online, you will see Cruise Holidays is at the top of all travel franchise companies. The Cruise Holidays travel franchise provides ongoing support and training to you through an award winning training program that combines online courses with a hands-on experience which takes place onboard one of Cruise Holidays’ ships. The training program provides you with the tools and skills you’ll need to start your own travel agency. <br />After you have established your travel agency, you will continue to be supported by the Cruise Holidays franchise team. You will make contact with, and participate with other agents in live chats on various travel related topics, town hall meetings with topics chosen by the owners, annual networking conventions, and mid-year meetings hosted by the Cruise Holidays headquarters at Minneapolis, Minnesota. When you succeed, Cruise Holidays succeeds.<br />When looking for travel franchise opportunities, Cruise Holidays is the best of all travel franchise companies. In addition to the ongoing training provided, Cruise Holidays has a public relations team that promotes the Cruise Holidays brand throughout North America which in turn promotes your travel franchise. <br />For more information, please visit: http://www.joincruiseholidays.com/<br />