“That is the successful method to success”. The Journey Franchise’s Seminar at Sea “an unimaginable success”



Over 150 franchisees and company crew members loved “a very magical expertise” aboard Virgin Voyage’s Valiant Woman on a seven-night Seminar at Sea (18th – twenty fifth June) – the one occasion of its form within the trade and the second within the pioneering collection. 

Designed to speed up the gross sales of The Journey Franchise’s “Cruise Mastery members, the Seminar at Sea is in contrast to every other when it comes to its measurement and immersive expertise. It contains 4 days of intensive teaching together with trade and product data, social media coaching, in addition to private and enterprise growth. The super-sized group additionally loved the individuality of a Virgin Voyages expertise. 

Consequently, franchisees have been producing enquiries by sharing their new ardour for the model. “Gross sales and enquiries have been coming in thick and quick since we acquired again”, says Paul Harrison, co-founder of The Journey Franchise and its consumer-facing vacation agency Not Simply Journey. “We count on this to be our busiest week ever promoting Virgin Cruises, wanting set to be probably our greatest week for cruise as a complete”. 

“That is what the successful method to success seems to be like,” says Paul Harrison, “Virgin Voyages has pulled out all of the stops for us. Each single one in every of our franchisees are raving in regards to the ship and its distinctive supply. Preconceptions that any such cruise isn’t for them have been blown away. You may see the proof of this not solely of their social media posts, but additionally within the bookings they’ve made earlier than they’ve even acquired off the ship.”

Co-founder Steve Witt mentioned: “The coaching our members have obtained has been laser-focused on growing their cruise enterprise by way of product data, social media abilities, mindset and enterprise technique. Coaching additionally contains periods by TV presenters, introduced onboard to assist upskill our crew with big selection of private growth and confidence-boosting abilities”

Our Cruise Mastery Programme grows and grows, and Seminar at Sea is a pinnacle occasion. Our funding in our franchisees is critical.”

Witt continues: “Virgin Voyages has surpassed our expectations as hosts when it comes to their unimaginable service, meals, social occasions and generosity. Our brokers now know that on a Virgin Voyages cruise you can also make the vacation what you need it to be – it may be a calming health and wellbeing retreat, an unimaginable multi-centre journey with tremendous eating, or a social get together that’s inclusive to all ages. Franchisees are making bookings onboard as they’re utilizing the talents we’ve taught them, in addition to demonstrating their new ardour for the Virgin model.”

SJ Walker, Director of Gross sales at Virgin Voyages says: “We’re completely thrilled that so many individuals have been in a position to benefit from the Seminar at Sea onboard Valiant Woman within the Mediterranean. There’s no higher manner to have the ability to promote a product than experiencing it first-hand and this occasion has been an unimaginable success. We’re actually proud that we’ve curated a casually luxurious adult-only cruise expertise and that we’ve been in a position to showcase it to such a big group of passionate journey brokers. They’ve liked having fun with so many stunning and pleasant moments onboard the place the whole lot is inclusive – be it speciality eating, wifi, health courses, suggestions, leisure, occasions and actions. With our fourth ship on the best way in a while this 12 months, we have now important development ambitions and see Not Simply Journey and The Journey Franchise taking part in an enormous a part of that aim contemplating their very own development plans. As a key commerce accomplice, our relationship has been strengthened, however that is only the start.”

Witt concludes: “Now we have created a successful method that leads to important gross sales success for completely everybody concerned.”