Established in 1987, Expedia CruiseShipCenters is a private franchise company specializing in marketing and sales of cruise vacations. Through its network of 216 independently owned retail locations and 4,200+ Cruise Sales Consultants in North America, the company has grown at an average rate of 30% each year for the past two decades. The company has begun expansion into the United States,
In 2007, Expedia Inc. had bought a "significant but non-controlling" interest in Vancouver-based cruise vacation specialists CruiseShipCenters International. As of March 2013, Expedia Inc will own 100% of the company.
Expedia CruiseShipCenters has won numerous awards, for sales, franchise development, and for marketing. These awards include:
- CFA Award of Excellence 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 
- National Account of the Year
- Elite Celebrity Award
- Centurion Sales Award
- Preferred National Account
- Connoisseur's Club
- Marketer of the Year
- Royal Family Award
- Best Business to Work for in British Columbia
Located in, Vancouver, British Columbia, the office encompasses the national support team which includes Marketing, Franchise Development, Training, Information Technology, Finance and Administration.