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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2015 Winner Bill Wilson

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  In 2015 Army Veteran Bill Wilson recently retired from the Army and was looking for a fresh start, so he entered the 4th annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest. Here’s a brief Q&A with Bill. 1. Why did you enter the Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest? I entered the contest because my wife Barb

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2014 Winner Marci DeWitt

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  In 2014 Navy Veteran Marci DeWitt found that with an empty nest on the horizon, it was time to pursue her passions. Marci joined the Navy to see the world, and by entering the 3rd annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest, she could not only sell something she loves, but help others see the world too.

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2016 Winner James Selleh

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  In 2016 Air Force Veteran James Selleh left corporate America to pursue a new career in a fun industry that also provided flexibility to travel the world. He got the chance of a lifetime when he entered the 5th annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest. Here’s a brief Q&A with James. 1. Why did you enter

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Dream Vacations Kicks Off In-Person Events with Advisory Council Meeting in Mexico

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (June 30, 2021) – With travel returning, leading home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations partnered with GOGO Vacations to host both organization’s first in-person event since March 2020. Members of the travel agency’s leadership team met with their network’s Advisory Council, a coalition of travel advisors who serve as liaisons for the entire network, providing advice and guidance on matters relating to operational procedures, systems analysis, marketing and more. The meeting, which was held at LIVE Aqua in Cancun, provided everyone with firsthand knowledge

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2017 Winner Nick Johnson-Moyneur

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  In 2017 Navy Veteran Nick Johnson-Moyneur made his business dreams become reality when he entered the 6th annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest. Here’s a brief Q&A with Nick. 1. Why did you enter the Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest? I have always had an entrepreneurial dream, but my wife Julie would always bring me back

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2020 Winner Veronica Loewy

10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” Meet 2020 Winner Veronica Loewy  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  Veronica Loewy joined the Army because she admires her father who is an Army Veteran and a successful business owner. She wanted to do something that she never thought she could accomplish. Most importantly, she loves our country. Her father was a travel agent

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Military Veterans Can Become Vacation Heroes and Win a Travel Agency Franchise and European River Cruise from Dream Vacations

10th annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest begins Memorial Day   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 28, 2021) – The top-awarded travel agency franchise for veterans Dream Vacations announces that military veterans can start their next career in the civilian sector by entering-to-win a free travel agency franchise in the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Owner General” business plan contest. Five winners will be awarded a travel agency business, and in celebration of the contest’s 10th anniversary, one grand prize winner will also receive a berth on a

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2019 Winner Don Shirley

10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” Meet 2019 Winner Don Shirley  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  When Army Veteran Don Shirley and his wife Jen won the 8th annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest in November 2019, little did they know how important their affiliation with Dream Vacations would be when a few months later the travel industry

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10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur”: 2018 Winner Christo Robinson

10 Years of “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” Meet 2019 Winner Christo Robinson  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” business plan contest, Dream Vacations is highlighting one winner from each of the past 10 years.  Navy Veteran Christo Robinson has always been the go-to guy for friends and family when it comes to planning vacations. When he decided it was time to go into business for himself, he knew he wanted to open a travel agency franchise. In 2018,

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8 Pros and Cons of Being a Travel Agent

Becoming a travel agent can be a great option for someone who is organized, enjoys interacting with all kinds of people, and has a passion for sharing their love of travel with others. If you’re thinking of being a travel agent, the pros and cons list below will help you. Consider which parts of the job are most important to you before you decide if this could be your next career. Being a Travel Agent: The Pros and Cons What are the disadvantages of being a travel

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