SeaMaster Cruises Wins Support

SeaMaster Cruises, the Minneapolis, MN-based cruise-only, home-based franchise network, has placed in the top 10 of all midsize franchise offerings, according to the Franchise Business Review.

SeaMaster got an excellent overall franchisee satisfaction rate and a near-perfect score from its franchisees for "honesty and ethics," and placed sixth in rankings of midsize franchise systems.

Franchise Business Review surveyed two-thirds of all SeaMaster Cruises franchise owners on five specific criteria earning high marks in the mid-sized category with 20 to 200 units. More than 325 franchise system took part in the 2007 survey.

SeaMaster placed exceptionally high in the area of franchisor relationship, said Mark Schiffner, general manager of SeaMaster Cruises. "Within that category, our franchisees gave us a score of 4.9 in honesty and ethics, which is the foundation on which the rest of our business is built."

Launched in 2004, SeaMaster is part of The Travel Franchise Group and currently has 120 franchise owners. Visit www.seamastercruises.com. (GD)