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2017 Press Releases

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Dream Vacations Appoints New Leaders of Franchise Sales Team
Seasoned sales veterans Drew Daly, general manager of network engagement & performance, now responsible for recruitment sales, and Janet Harris, CFE, promoted to Director, Recruitment Sales



In Celebration of Veteran’s Day, Five Military Veterans Win Travel Franchises from Dream Vacations 
Franchisor has given away 30 free home-based travel businesses



Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Dream Vacations Number One on its “2017 Top Franchises for Veterans”
Home-based travel agency tops list across all industries



Villas of Distinction® Gives Customers Up To $5,000 Destination Dollars During Its Customer Appreciation Month in October 
In celebration of its clients, Villas of Distinction® is offering destination dollars with every booking through October 31, 2017



October is Travel Agent Appreciation Month with Villas of Distinction®
In appreciation of its travel agent partners, Villas of Distinction is giving up to a $1,500 bonus commission



World Travel Holdings Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership
The company expands its commitment to helping veteran families



CruiseOne and Dream Vacations Receive Two Prestigious Recognitions from the International Franchise Association
Franchisee of the Year Honor and Operation Vetrepreneur Wins Franchising Gives Back Gold



Business Rankings Indicate Resurgence of Home-Based Travel Agencies
Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Recognized by South Florida Business Journal and Florida Trend



Dream Vacations Attains Prestigious 5-Star Veteran Ranking
Only home-based travel agency franchise to receive this distinction from VetFran



World Travel Holdings Acclaimed Among Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America
Sixth consecutive time recognized for innovative employee engagement programs



Five Military Veterans Can Win Free Travel Franchise
Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company launches sixth annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest on May 22, 2017



Villas of Distinction® Gives Customers Up To $3,000 With All Holiday Bookings
Clients can add extras to their villa rental stay on Villas of Distinction’s dime



Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company Awards $10,000 Dream Vacation
Contest part of million dollar marketing campaign


Home-Based Travel Franchise Awarded In Celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Military Spouse Stacy Evans wins Dream Vacations travel franchise



Immersive Education Series Offers Comprehensive Niche Training
Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. agents invited to intimate summits for luxury, groups and land vacations



Travel Industry Veteran Saul Fonseca Joins Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® as Director of Sales
New role will focus on increasing individual agent profitability



Boston Travel Executive David Crooks Inducted Into the CLIA Hall of Fame
Veteran cruise industry travel professional David Crooks receives CLIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award



CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Celebrate Top Travel Professionals With Enchanting Danube River Cruise
CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing travel franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence,” with an Enchanting Danube River Cruise aboard Uniworld’s SS Maria Theresa from Passau, Germany to Budapest, Hungary. 



World Travel Holdings Appoints Two Employees To Executive Team
Experienced cruise industry expert Jennifer Gasser will head the company’s portfolio of private label partnerships and veteran Human Resources professional Loren Kennedy will advocate for employees



Get Rid of Tax Day Blues with a New Career
Use tax refund to invest in owning a home-based travel franchise with Dream Vacations for zero down and zero interest



Resort for a Day Adds Hawaii to its Portfolio of Destinations
Cruise passengers receive 10 percent off all Kauai Day Passes through May 2017



David’s Bridal Partnership Expands CruiseOne/Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc. Romance Packages
Brides can buy a dress and book a honeymoon all in one location



Multi-Million Dollar Technology Investment Enhances Digital Infrastructure for Travel Agents
Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. agents will reap the benefits; Dream Vacations and CruiseOne will have largest technology support team in the travel franchise industry



Villas of Distinction® Gives Customers Up To $2,000 With All 2017 Bookings
Clients can add extras to their villa rental stay on Villas of Distinction’s dime



Travel Agents Win National Business Award In Celebration of Women’s History Month
Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc. honor female agents with OPAL Award for leadership and community service



2017 On Pace to be Record-Breaking Year for CruiseOne, Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc.
$1 Million in promotions, groups concierge drive agents’ success; luxury and Europe top consumers’ wish lists



World Travel Holdings Named to FlexJobs’ 100 Top Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs for Third Year in a Row
World Travel Holdings ranks in the top 50 among companies hiring telecommuters



Military Spouses Can Take Career on the Go by Winning a CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Travel Franchise
Through partnership with Military Spouse magazine, one military spouse will win a home-based travel franchise from CruiseOne/Dream Vacations



Villas of Distinction® Reveals Villa Vacation Destination Trends for 2017
Based on booking trends, full-service premier luxury villa provider Villas of Distinction releases insight into what destinations are hot for villa vacations in 2017



Double-Digit Cruise and Land Sales Growth for CruiseOne®, Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc.®
High engagement, automated technology and innovative marketing campaigns provide home-based travel agencies with cutting-edge tools for success