Dream Vacations / CruiseOne News

Founded: 1989

In operation since 1992, the home-based travel franchise CruiseOne® is ranked in the top three percent of all franchises worldwide and is a member of the International Franchise Association.

As part of a weeklong Veteran’s Day celebration, the number one franchise for veterans Dream Vacations awarded five military heroes with free travel franchises.
November 21st, 2019
Dream Vacations Chief Operating Officer Debbie Fiorino was recently named a Power Woman by Moves magazine at its 16th annual Moves Power Women Gala in New York, which was hosted by Emmy-winning news anchor and former Power Woman Sukanya Krishnan.
November 19th, 2019
This year’s celebration is extra special as Dream Vacations announces the launch of the Command Center.
November 8th, 2019
The B2B division of award-winning leisure travel company World Travel Holdings has been recognized again this year by Travel Weekly.
October 10th, 2019
CruiseOne® franchisees Bob and Bobbye Haupt were recently honored by the International Franchise Association with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.
September 25th, 2019
CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing travel agency franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence”.
September 19th, 2019
The world-renown keynote speakers are always a highlight of the Dream Vacations award-winning National Conference, and this year’s conference aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas is no different.
September 4th, 2019
Just five months after launching new land technology as a result of the continuous double-digit land vacation sales growth, Dream Vacations continues to create innovative systems that simplify the booking process for its home-based travel agents.
August 29th, 2019
Ranked 20th out of 100, Dream Vacations is the highest ranked travel agency business opportunity by regional magazine South Florida Business Journal on its annual Top 100 Private Companies list.
July 25th, 2019
Continuing education is more important than ever in the travel agent industry and Dream Vacations’ on-demand travel agent training portal, The Learning Center, was recently recognized with a Lenny Award from SAP Litmos.
July 3rd, 2019
MSC Cruises celebrated this past weekend a key global milestone in the company’s history, welcoming its 20 millionth cruiser on board the Miami-based MSC Seaside.
July 1st, 2019
Travel agent franchise owners with Dream Vacations will take to the high seas aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas for their annual award-winning weeklong National Conference.
June 19th, 2019
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River cruising is taking the nation by storm and increasing in popularity each year with sales up 82 percent over the last five years for home-based travel agent franchise owners with Dream Vacations.
April 18th, 2019
Lucinda Belden, ECC, vacation specialist and franchise owner of Dream Vacations – Stingray Travel, was recently named 2019 Elite Cruise Counsellor of the Year by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
April 10th, 2019
Dream Vacations has made multi-million dollar technology investments used in part to develop technology solutions.
April 3rd, 2019
Dream Vacations, the nation’s leading home-based travel agent franchise, announces that its Director of Recruitment Janet Harris, CFE, has been appointed to the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) VetFran Committee.
March 20th, 2019
For the seventh year in a row, leading travel franchise CruiseOne® celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women.
March 7th, 2019
Joelle Delva has completed a rigorous multi-year continuing education program powered by the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Institute for Certified Franchise Executives (ICFE).
February 28th, 2019
For the second year in a row, Dream Vacations has raised the bar in franchise satisfaction and leads not only the travel agency franchise industry, but also all travel and hospitality franchises by nearly 10 percent.
February 21st, 2019
Dream Vacations recently earned highest honors with its three prestigious Gold statuettes at the 2019 Travvy Awards.
February 11th, 2019
Dream Vacations is outpacing the industry average with high double-digit capacity growth as a result of numerous advancements, increased engagement and technology investments in 2018 by home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations.
January 17th, 2019
Dream Vacations was the only travel franchise recognized at the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) annual Marketing Innovation & Technology Conference (MITcon) in Austin, Texas.
November 21st, 2018
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, Dream Vacations is awarding seven military heroes with free travel franchises as part of its award-winning 7th annual contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General.”
October 15th, 2018
Dream Vacations celebrates its network of travel agent franchise owners this week, Oct. 8 - 12, 2018, with a “Travel Agents Are Our World”-themed Customer Appreciation Week.
October 8th, 2018
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A game-changer for Dream Vacations travel agency franchise owners, the award-winning Dream Vacations Groups Registration tool has been enhanced.
October 3rd, 2018
Home-based travel agency franchise owners with Dream Vacations were recently surprised on Facebook with a video announcement revealing the date, cruise and itinerary of the 2019 National Conference.
September 27th, 2018
The home-based division of award-winning leisure travel company and world's largest cruise agency World Travel Holdings has been recognized again this year by Travel Weekly.
September 20th, 2018
World-class speakers and prominent travel industry executives will take center stage at the Dream Vacations 2018 INSPIRE National Conference aboard Norwegian Bliss, which takes place Oct. 20 – 27, 2018.
September 7th, 2018
Dream Vacations has been included on the annual Top Private Companies lists for South Florida Business Journal and Florida Trend for the seventh and fifth year in a row, respectively.
August 9th, 2018
Dream Vacations developed a promotional engine within its consumer travel agency website DreamVacations.com, which has revolutionized the online cruise shopping experience by simplifying promotions.
July 17th, 2018
Travel agents with Dream Vacations, which is part of World Travel Holdings will take to the high seas aboard the Norwegian Bliss for their annual award-winning weeklong National Conference.
June 29th, 2018
Dream Vacations joined forces with its partners Celebrity Cruises and Beyond Proper to give away a three-night Bahamas cruise and a $100 Beyond Proper gift card as part of a Pop Up Party.
June 7th, 2018
In the spirit of cruising, home-based travel franchise Dream Vacations hosted a christening ceremony to celebrate the unveiling of its renovated corporate headquarters.
June 5th, 2018
Over the past six years, business dreams have become a reality for 30 military veterans thanks to Dream Vacations’ award-winning annual contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest.
May 24th, 2018
Dedicated to providing best-in-class support and creating a collaborative culture, Dream Vacations has announced a new leadership position that entirely focuses on the overall engagement of its home-based travel agents.
May 11th, 2018
Gary E. Smith, ECCS, vacation specialist and franchise owner of Dream Vacations - TravelPerks, was recently named 2018 Elite Cruise Counsellor of the Year by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
April 30th, 2018
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During a press conference at Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) Cruise360 Dream Vacations announced its new #PartnershipGoals initiative to recruit existing expert travel agents.
April 19th, 2018
CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing travel agency franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence.”
April 12th, 2018
Dream Vacations, announces it has expanded its award-winning Veteran Enlistment Package to include Gold Star families, the relatives of U.S. military members who lost their lives serving our country.
April 4th, 2018
For the sixth year in a row, leading travel franchise Dream Vacations, which is affiliated with World Travel Holdings celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women.
March 8th, 2018
For the fourth consecutive year, leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations has been named the number one franchise for veterans across all industries by Military Times.
February 28th, 2018
Franchise ownership satisfaction is above industry standards according to a Franchise Business Review survey of home-based travel agency franchise owners with Dream Vacations.
February 20th, 2018
2017 was a year of change and innovation at home-based travel agency franchises Dream Vacations that resulted in double-digit sales growth in cruise and land at years end.
January 11th, 2018
To assist franchise owners with expanding into this market, home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is hosting its first annual LGBT Getaways Cruise
January 4th, 2018
With the best interests of its franchisees always at the forefront, home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations has announced an organizational restructuring which aligns franchisee engagement with franchise sales.
December 12th, 2017
Dream Vacations is awarding five military heroes with free travel franchises as part of its award-winning 6th annual contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General.”
November 9th, 2017
Entrepreneur magazine has released its annual list of “Top Franchises for Veterans” and topping the list at number one is travel agency franchise Dream Vacations.
October 24th, 2017
Dream Vacations, which is part of World Travel Holdings has announced an all-star lineup of speakers for its 2017 National Conference aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas.
October 19th, 2017
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CruiseOne and Dream Vacations were recently recognized during two awards ceremonies at the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Annual Franchise Action Network Conference in Washington, D.C.
September 27th, 2017
Travel agents are making a comeback and the home-based travel agent industry is thriving.
August 17th, 2017
Home-based travel agency Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company, which is part of World Travel Holdings, have reimagined its book onboard incentive by launching a robust loyalty rewards program - Loyalty Cruise Perks.
August 1st, 2017
Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company has been recognized by the International Franchise Association Franchise Education and Research Foundation’s VetFran Program with a 5 STAR designation.
July 18th, 2017
Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company is celebrating its anniversary year with its National Conference aboard the largest cruise ship in the world - Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas.
June 15th, 2017
Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company has given 25 military veterans the dream business opportunity of owning a travel agency franchise, at no cost, as part of its annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest.
May 22nd, 2017
Jennifer Cron, franchise owner of Dream Vacations – Wanderlist Vacations in Charlotte, N.C., recently awarded a free $10,000 vacation to Rachel Gilmore.
May 16th, 2017
According to the 2016 Department of Defense Survey of Active Duty Spouses, there is approximately a 23 percent unemployment rate among active duty spouses, and on average they spend five months looking for a new job.*
May 12th, 2017
Home-based travel franchise Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company is launching in 2017 an Immersive Educational Series.
May 3rd, 2017
Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company announces that industry sales veteran Saul Fonseca will join the team as Director of Sales.
April 27th, 2017
CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing travel franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence.”
April 20th, 2017
CruiseOne/Dream Vacations is capitalizing on this growing market by offering a variety of resources to its network of franchise owners who specialize in this niche and are seeking innovative ways to build their presence in the community.
April 13th, 2017
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