Delhi-based Travel startup Travkart.com, specializing in fixed departures & curated itineraries today announces its partnership with Sparkleminds to offer franchising opportunities to travel agents in Tier II and Tier III cities.While Sparkleminds will provide them with end-to-end assistance in establishing and managing the franchise, Travkart.com will aim to create franchises in
While Sparkleminds will provide them with end-to-end assistance in establishing and managing the franchise, Travkart.com will aim to create franchises in PAN India with an initial focus on North and East India and hopes to create four franchises by the next quarter and 100 franchises by 2020.
Commenting on the partnership Manheer Singh Sethi, co-founder Travkart.com said, “Through our partnership with Sparkleminds, we want to ensure a seamless process of recruiting the right franchises and managing them well for their success. Their expertise in working with local and regional franchise brands will help us create the correct systems and processes and build trust among agents and customers.”
Under this franchise model, a micro website will be created for each franchisee/travel agent to ensure differentiation, flexibility and affordable pricing based on the region of operation. In addition, Travkart.com will handle the marketing promotion for its franchisees to help travel agents connect and interact with locals.
“We are delighted that Travkart.com has selected Sparkleminds to help accelerate its expansion across India and are excited to have completed their franchise model creation and are now beginning the recruitment of travel franchises across selected regions in India,” said CEO Sparkleminds, Amit Nahar.
All travel agents need to apply for a Travkart.com franchise by signing up on company’s website. Once they are selected as a franchise, they will receive comprehensive assistance through the franchising process which would include step-by-step franchise management training to local partners by a qualified franchise manager.
Sparkleminds will further assist Travkart.com to build the support systems that these travel agents franchises would need and help build trust among regional travel agents as well as customers.