Torrance, CA, April 18, 2022 – FRANSERVE, the world’s largest franchising consulting organization, recently named Grand Welcome as part of their annual Fran-Tastic 500 list for 2022. The company was one of the selected businesses chosen from the plethora of nominations submitted. Fran-Serve honors brands based on the following criteria:  


  •  Industry Leader  
  • Turnkey Model
  • Operational Support 
  • Superb Training
  • Quick to Launch 
  • Scalability
  • Clear Marketing Message

Alesia Visconti, CEO and President of FranServe Inc. says, “Franchising helps people change their lives and take control of their future. It’s a community that celebrates Life/Work Balance. A brand that makes our annual “FRAN-TASTIC 500” list shows that it values a fun and rewarding lifestyle and emphasizes people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising. It’s a brand that deserves recognition for going the extra mile and for being, well, fran-tastic!” 

The company is proud to be acknowledged by FranServe, an organization leading a revolution in the franchise industry, helping others achieve their dreams of business ownership through franchising. This honor is a testament to their hard work and commitment to continued growth.  

“Grand Welcome is well-positioned to accommodate serious growth as we secure our position as the dominant player in the short-term, vacation rental property management space.  People are excited to become part of Grand Welcome and are acquiring franchises across the U.S.,” said Vice President of Franchise Development, Kevin Drudge. 

To view Grand Welcome in the full Fran-Tastic 500 ranking, visit 

About the company 

Over the last decade, Grand Welcome has become one of the leading short-term rental property management businesses in the United States. Founded in 2009, the company is consistently growing the number of franchise locations, properties, and range of destinations they offer to valued and loyal customers. 

Short-term rentals are expected to exceed $58 billion in reservation sales in 2022 and are projected to experience revenue growth of more than 7% annually. Grand Welcome is proud to be a part of this booming industry. 

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