- Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$2K - $17K
- Units as of 2016
Each company expanded--Wagonlit throughout Europe and Africa, Ask Mr. Foster across the United States and Europe. Carlson Companies Inc. purchased Ask Mr. Foster in 1979; the company changed its name to Carlson Travel Network in 1990. Carlson Travel Network and Wagonlit Travel merged in 1997, forming Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Then in 2008, that company joined with Travel Leaders and Tzell Travel Group to form what is known today as the Travel Leaders franchise.
About Travel Leaders
|1984 (40 years)
|# of employees at HQ
|# of Units
|367 (as of 2016)
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Initial Franchise Fee
|$0 - $1,500
|$2,270 - $16,910
Ad Royalty Fee
Term of Agreement
|Is franchise term renewable?
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|Is absentee ownership allowed?
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
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|# of employees required to run
Are exclusive territories available?
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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