Discovery map FDD Summary
Type of Business
The franchisee will operate a DISCOVERY MAP® franchise, which is a multi-media alternative advertising program in the form of tourist and visitor information maps and guides supported by advertising purchased by restaurants, resorts, retail stores, local attractions and other tourist-based businesses in the community.
DISCOVERY MAP INTERNATIONAL, INC.’s principal business address is 5197 Main Street, Suite 8, P.O. Box 726, Waitsfield, VT 05673. They are a Vermont corporation, incorporated on October 18, 2005, under the name Resort Maps Acquisition Corporation for the purpose of purchasing the assets of their predecessor Murphy Holdings, Inc. (formerly Resort Maps Franchise, Inc.). On November 1, 2011 Resort Maps Franchise, Inc. changed its name to Discovery Map International, Inc.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a DISCOVERY MAP® franchise is estimated to be from $35,250 to $43,800. This includes the initial franchise fee of $25,000 that must be paid to the franchisor. This is the total of all initial fees and payments for services or goods received from the franchisor and its affiliates before the business opens.