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Franchise Owner Wins National Business Award In Celebration of Women’s History Month

CruiseOne® honors female franchisee with OPAL Award for leadership and community service  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 4, 2021) – For the ninth year in a row, leading home-based travel agency franchise CruiseOne® celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female travel agency franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women. The company has named Addie Edwards, the 2021 recipient of this prestigious award. The OPAL Award recognizes a female franchise owner who demonstrates Outstanding Performance And Leadership. The honorees are active in community and civic

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Dream Vacations Launches Travel Safety Program for its Travel Advisors

Robust multi-part training educates advisors about traveling safely in a COVID-19 world   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 23, 2021) – With a mission of delivering a remarkable experience, leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is committed to training its franchise owners to be the most knowledgeable in the industry when it comes to traveling safely in a COVID-19 world. Dream Vacations recently launched its Travel Safety Program, which is a robust training program exclusively available to its travel advisors. Nearly 1,000 travel advisors are in the process of

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World Travel Holdings Offering Up to $1 Million in Commercial Loans to its Network of Travel Agency Franchise Owners as Part of a Financial Assistance Program

“We’re There To Help” Stimulus Plan provides resources and funding for franchise owners with Dream Vacations/CruiseOne®  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 12, 2021) – Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations/CruiseOne® has been an industry leader with its support of its franchise owners. With the financial backing of its parent company World Travel Holdings, the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, the franchisor has raised the bar even higher by offering up to $1 Million in commercial loans to its franchise

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Travel Agent Training Program Wins Nationwide Learning & Development Award

Dream Vacations’ travel agent training named “Best Customer Training” from Litmos Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 17, 2020) – For the second year in a row, Litmos, the world’s fastest growing enterprise learning solution, recognized the home-based travel agency franchise  Dream Vacations for continued excellence of its travel agent training program, as well as their quick and effective launch of a virtual training solution for their in-person training classes and virtual events. The franchisor’s Training & Events Team won “Best Customer Training” at the 2020 SAP Litmos Lenny Awards,

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Dream Vacations Named a Top Franchise for Veterans by Franchise Business Review

Independent Research Data Shows Veteran Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Dream Vacations’ Performance Through Pandemic Dream Vacations was identified by independent research firm, Franchise Business Review, as being one of just 80 franchise brands to be named an award-winning franchise in its 2020 report on the Top Franchises for Veterans. The only travel franchise to receive a 5 STAR ranking from VetFran, Dream Vacations proudly supports military veterans and is consistently recognized by industry publications as a veteran-friendly franchise. All military veterans and Gold Star families

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Nine Military Veterans and Community Heroes Win Free Dream Vacations Travel Agency Franchise

#1 travel agency franchise for veterans has given away 51 free home-based travel businesses since 2012 to U.S. heroes valued at more than half-a-million dollars   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 18, 2020) – The number one travel agency franchise for veterans Dream Vacations recently awarded nine military veterans and community heroes with free travel franchises as part of its award-winning annual business plan contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General.” Currently more than 35 percent of franchise owners within Dream Vacations are military veterans and in the

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Dream Vacations Named to Franchise Business Review’s Culture100 List

Independent Research Identifies the Top 100 Franchise Brands with the Best Culture Based on Surveys of Over 27,000 Franchise Owners  Dream Vacations was recently named to Franchise Business Review’s first annual “Culture100” list. The list recognizes the top 100 franchise brands in a 2020 report on the Best Franchise Cultures. Dream Vacations was among more than 300 franchise brands, representing over 27,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research on the best franchise cultures. Dream Vacations’ franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their

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Martech Paves Way for Pent-Up Customer Demand in 2021 at Dream Vacations National Conference

Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish® and awards ceremony cap off virtual conference Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 12, 2020) – More than 800 travel advisors attended the virtual Dream Vacations Vision National Conference, which raised more than $50,000 for Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and celebrated the accomplishments from the past year while looking to the future with optimism. Attendees walked away with a clear vision for the future — whether it was hearing inspirational words of encouragement or gaining knowledge on how to leverage impressive new features in existing programs that

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Dream Vacations’ Looks to the Future with 2020 Vision as its Virtual National Conference Kicks Off

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 9, 2020) – COVID-19 forced many organizations to pivot their in-person conferences to a virtual environment and the 2020 National Conference for home-based travel agencies Dream Vacations was no exception. Today kicked off the four-day virtual conference that features celebrity guests, replicates the onboard experience in terms of content and engagement, and creates an even more personalized experience for attendees. “As the week unfolds, attendees will be inspired to control their destiny and vision for the future with motivational presentations from our leadership

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Entrepreneur Magazine Names Dream Vacations Top Travel Agency Franchise for Veterans Fourth Year in a Row

Home-based travel agency franchise ranks #2 out of 150 franchises in 2020 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 27, 2020) – Dream Vacations has once again dominated Entrepreneur magazine’s annual “Top Franchises for Veterans” list and is the top travel agency franchise on the list – ranked number two out of 150 franchises across all industries. Since 2017, Dream Vacations has been jockeying between the first and second place ranking. As part of its annual Franchise 500 research, Entrepreneur magazine surveyed more than 500 franchises across all industries and

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