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Cruise & Travel Agency Franchises - Industry Market Research Report

Cruise & Travel Agency Franchises

The Cruise and Travel Agency Franchises industry had to contend with a drop in travel spending during and following the recession. Online travel websites, such as Expedia and Priceline, which weathered the storm better than their more traditional brick-and-mortar competitors, have become an increasing threat to the industry. However, the industry has been saved by its specialization in selling cruise packages, which are still mainly purchased through travel agents rather than online. Furthermore, the industry is likely to outperform the broader Travel Agencies industry over the next five years as Americans continue to book cruise vacations as their incomes recover and confidence improves.

This industry includes franchised travel agent establishments that sell travel, tour and accommodation services and packages. Online sales are excluded from this industry. Reports in our Business Franchise collection focus solely on franchised outlet operations and exclude nonfranchise data. They show the total number of franchise outlets, total franchise revenue and the average profit margin earned by franchisees. Our reports also highlight the largest franchisers by market share.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table E-commerce sales
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Travel Leaders Group (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table CruiseShipCenters (US industry-specific) - financial performance*
    • Table Cruise Planners-American Express Travel - financial performance*
    • Table World Travel Holdings - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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