Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, OVC: A Step Above the Rest

June 27, 2019

Expedia CruiseShipCenters is one of 20 companies under the Expedia, Inc.® brand. This includes Hotels.com, Hotwire, Trivago, and more. Their $60 Billion in buying power provides us with a host of products to offer including cruises, hotels, tours, car rentals, shore excursions and packaged vacations all at Expedia prices. (It also provides us with great commission percentages!)

Year after year, our agency, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, OVC, has been one of the top franchises. We’ve been consistent due to our commitment to using the technology, marketing and relationship building tools offered by Expedia CrusieShipCenters.

Innovative Technology

We offer our Independent Consultants (ICs) the best technologies for their business. From back-end analytics, to pre-set emails and a CRM. All of these technologies are user-friendly and easy to use. This keeps our ICs at the cutting edge of the market.

CruiseDesk® is Expedia CruiseShipCenters’ proprietary CRM. This tool provides access to every aspect of an IC’s business — from vacation research and online booking(s) to e-invoicing, detailed sales reports and much more. This web-based tool allows our ICs to work from home or while traveling around the globe!

Award Winning Marketing

Expedia CruiseShipCenters’ popular promotions and 2,000+ guaranteed group sailings (Expedia® Exclusive Staterooms) help our ICs provide more value for their customers! With Expedia Extras® like onboard cash credits, prepaid gratuities, and free airfare our ICs have the competitive edge!

Expedia CruiseShipCenters gives each IC a customized personal website along with personalized email campaigns segmented to their customer’s preferences. We also provide personalized print marketing, direct mail (including our in-house publication, Dream Voyages Magazine) and a lead generation program to help create additional sales leads.

Relationship-Building Tools

At Expedia CruiseShipCenters, OVC we invest in our IC’s so that they can invest more time with their clients. We provide: ongoing training, exclusive tools, recognition programs and more.

Two of our most exclusive building tools are Expedia® Rewards and Expedia® Exclusive Staterooms:

Expedia Rewards: Clients receive two Expedia® Rewards points for every $1 spent on cruises! They also receive member-only deals, special offers and the ability to redeem points for travel!

Expedia® Exclusive Staterooms: Expedia blocks space on thousands of sailings on the most popular itineraries and ships. Your clients get onboard cash credits, prepaid gratuities, and/or free airfare.

We are only as successful as our ICs. Our commitment with cutting edge/easy to use technology, award-winning marketing and relationship building allows our ICs to book spectacular vacations for their clients.

We invite you to join the Expedia CruiseShipCenters, OVC family and turn your passion for travel into a rewarding business. Either visit us on our website at www.homebasedtravelexperts.com or call (954) 660-9000.