Expedia Cruises News & Blog

Expedia Cruises Earns Top Culture Award

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2024


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For the second year in a row, Expedia Cruises™ has earned a spot on Franchise Business Review’s “Culture 100” list, recognizing the top 100 franchise brands with the best company culture. Join us as a Vacation Consultant and experience our award-winning culture firsthand.

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Expedia Cruises Hosts ANCHOR - Conference At Sea

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024


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Expedia Cruises recently hosted their annual Conference At Sea with over 500 Franchisees, Vacation Consultants, travel industry executives and corporate team members in attendance.

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Join Our Team – Live Webinar May 21

THURSDAY, MAY 09, 2024


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Ready to make a change this Spring? Learn more about becoming an Expedia Cruises™ travel agent at our virtual career event on May 21st. Work in a fun, collaborative environment, where we provide the training, the technology, and the backing of the powerful Expedia brand.

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A Rewarding Experience!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2024


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Considering joining the travel industry? Hear from one of our Vacation Consultants just how exciting and rewarding a career with Expedia Cruises can be.

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Join Our Team - Career Event on January 23

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2024


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Ready to make a change in 2024 and break free from the 9-5? Learn more about becoming an Expedia Cruises travel agent at our virtual career event on January 23rd. With our training and marketing programs, along with the support of a local Franchisee and new colleagues, you ll have the resources to help you take the next step in your career.

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Join Our Team - Career Event on Sept 26th

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023


Expedia Difference

Learn more about becoming an Expedia Cruises travel agent at our virtual career event on September 26th. With our training and marketing programs, along with the support of your Franchisee and new colleagues, you ll have the resources to help you take the next step in your career.

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Join Our Team - Career Event on May 16th

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023


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Ready to run your own business, on your own terms? Learn more about becoming an Expedia Cruises travel agent at our virtual career event on May 16th. With the tools, the training, and the power of the Expedia brand backing you up, you ll go from A to Winning in an instant!

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Happy National Travel Advisor Day!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 04, 2022


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Today is National Travel Advisor Day! Today we celebrate and honor our passionate team of over 5,000 Vacation Consultants across North America for their resilience, tenacity and dedication to their customers and the travel industry!

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Expedia Group ranked #1 on Travel Weekly's 2021 Power List

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 08, 2021


Travel Weekly

We made an early call to freeze the 2021 Power List rankings. With the exception only of 2020 merger and acquisition activity among agencies, the rankings you'll see on this year's list are otherwise the same as was compiled by Travel Weekly last June. That list was based on gross travel sales in 2019.

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This is the age of the travel professional

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021


Travel Weekly

Longer duration cruises. Higher per cabin spend. A spike in bookings for world cruises. The pandemic has truly underlined the role of travel agents as travel advisors, and travel consultants: “This is the age of the travel professional. We can truly become that trusted advisor that can walk them through a lifetime of travel.”

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Expedia Cruises unveils a new suite of tools for their Vacation Consultants

FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021


Travel Weekly

Online travel shopping company Expedia Group Thursday launched COVID-19 Travel Advisor, an online tool that provides information about current travel restrictions to potential and existing customers across seven of the company’s brands.

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Expedia Cruises launches new tools to support cruise partners

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021


Travel Weekly

Designed to help cruise lines, franchise partners and agents more easily search for, choose and distribute cruises, the new tools were launched in response to North America search data in Q4 last year, which found that there is substantial pent-up demand for cruises in 2021.

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Headquarter Happenings: Expedia Group is Optimistic Heading into 2021

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020


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Matthew Eichorst, president of Expedia Cruises and Global Cruise Leader at Expedia Group, took some time during the week to talk to Travel Market Report about his take on 2020 and what the group is doing to prepare its advisors and franchise owners for 2021.

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Expedia Group says that new search data points to early signs of recovery for the cruise industry

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2020


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Global cruise searches spiked as much as 30% between August and September and almost 9,000 passengers booked 2021 and 2022 cruises in a recent Expedia promotion. Matthew Eichhorst, Vice President of Global Cruise at Expedia Group says these early signs of recovery are extremely encouraging.

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Launch your Career as a Travel Agent with Expedia Cruises

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020


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Is now the right time to become a travel agent? The answer is an astounding YES! The love of travel has not disappeared and more than ever, customers are yearning to book their next getaway to make up for vacations missed, postponed, or simply still on their bucket lists! Join our team today and get a head start on the comeback of travel!

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The Expedia Cruises Difference

FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020


Expedia Difference

While we ve all had to put our love of travel on hold, we have never been more than ever dedicated to supporting our Vacation Consultants. We re here and will always be here to provide them with the tools, service, and unparalleled support to ensure their success.

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Supporting Our Vacation Consultants During Covid-19

WEDNESDAY, MAY 06, 2020


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In celebration of Travel Agent Day, we want to recognize the countless hours of hard work and commitment our Vacation Consultants have devoted to their customers during these challenging times and show you what we re doing to help them!

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Annual Consultant Training Event Hits Record Attendance

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020


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Expedia Cruises held its most successful Vacation Consultant Navigators Rally last month in Vancouver, BC. The annual all-day training event welcomed nearly 500 Expedia Cruises cruise and land representatives from across Western Canada and the US.

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Record Breaking Bookings for Expedia Cruises; Sails 300th Franchise Agreement

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 03, 2019


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Expedia Cruises, a leading cruise travel agency franchise, announced the awarding of its 300th franchise agreement, reaching a major milestone for the rapidly expanding retail travel agency franchise.

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Expedia Cruises Rides Innovation Wave

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018


The top cruise travel agency franchise in North America, Expedia Cruises, announced today a milestone-heavy year for the growing brand. The brick and mortar travel agency achieved 20 percent year-over-year growth, opened 25 new franchise locations and welcomed a record-breaking 1,773 new Vacation Consultants to its network.

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Expedia Cruises Reaches 5,000 Vacation Consultants

THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017



We are thrilled to announce that Expedia Cruises has grown to over 5,000 Vacation Consultants serving travelers across North America! Through our personalized service and expert advice, we have been helping clients navigate through the overwhelming amount of travel options to choose the right vacation for their needs.

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4 Advantages of Working in a Retail Travel Agency

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017


At Expedia Cruises, our Vacation Consultants have the opportunity to work from home or in a retail space that is connected to their community. An Expedia retail store is synonymous with credibility and provides many benefits that cannot be matched by home-based models.

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4 Reasons Why Travel Agents are still in Demand!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 03, 2017


With the number of options available online and the ability for people to make their own travel arrangements, many believe that travel agents are no longer essential in the vacation planning process. This however is not the case! Click here to learn 4 reasons why travel agents like our Vacation Consultants are still in demand.

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