The Holiday Franchise Company is celebrating the opening of its first franchisee retail shop.
The new store, MBK Travels, has opened in Coalville, Leicestershire, owned and run by Paul and Kelly McLeod.
Paul said he and Kelly had dreamt of opening the store, in Jackson Street, adding: “We could not have done this without the support of The Holiday Franchise Company.”
The Holiday Franchise Company Head of Franchise Joanne Aldridge said: “This is a monumental step forward for us.
“Watching our franchisees evolve and take on such ventures reaffirms our commitment to providing unmatched opportunities in the travel industry.
“The launch of this retail store signifies the passion and dedication of our head office team and the bright future we envisage with our franchisees.”
The Holiday Franchise Company is part of The Holidaysplease homeworking agency.
Pictured, from left, are The Holiday Franchise Company Business Development Executive Kimberly Hood, Paul McLeod, Kelly McLeod and Joanne Aldridge.