Press Releases

Dream Vacations Franchise is growing fast, and there are many exciting developments happening all the time--and we'd love to share them with you! If you're interested in becoming a work-from-home travel agent, this is where you'll find all our latest updates and press releases, hot off the presses. You have the ability to become your own boss and the master of your own destiny, and we can help you fulfill your potential. Here you can learn more about developments in the travel industry as well as company updates from Dream Vacation Franchise.

Final Curtain Call for CruiseOne / Dream Vacations 2016 National Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 14, 2016) – The final General Session of the 2016 CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations National Conference aboard Carnival Vista featured closing remarks from ‎ Adolfo Perez, vice president of sales and trade marketing for Carnival Cruise Line, as well as World Travel Holdings’ Co-CEO/Chairman Brad Tolkin; Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino; and General Manager of Network Engagement & Performance Drew Daly.  Daly, who served as the master of ceremonies all week, gave an inspirational closing speech that reminded attendees of the ability they

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HQ Team Reveal Innovative, Game-Changing Programs at 2016 National Conference Aboard Carnival Vista

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 9, 2016) – Living up to its reputation for being an industry trailblazer, the corporate headquarters team of CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations shared the results of many enhancements that launched in 2016, and new innovations for 2017 that will drive even more profitability at the agent level.  Groups are an efficient and effective way to grow sales and a loyal customer base, and it has become an integral part of the sales growth for CruiseOne and Dream Vacations agents. Vice President of Operations

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Top Franchisees recognized and Announce 2017 National Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 8, 2016) – The red carpet was rolled out for CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations agents at the annual awards ceremony. In addition to honoring the top agents, the crowd was surprised with a special announcement of the 2017 National Conference venue.   Similar to the Tony’s, this year’s awards ceremony was a Broadway-style production, complete with “Grease” sing-a-longs and a celebration of agents’ accomplishments throughout the year. More than 100 agents were recognized for their achievements in sales, marketing, public relations, social media, IT

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Franchisees Inspired to Make a Change at 2016 National Conference Aboard Carnival Vista

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 5, 2016) – Owning a home-based travel business is a life-changing experience — for the travel professionals who are pursuing entrepreneurial passions and for their customers who are exploring new destinations and creating lifelong memories as a direct result of their business. At today’s General Session, attendees learned about updates from Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean, as well as a special story from AmaWaterways Co-Owners Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst. The keynote address was given by motivational speaker and CNN commentator Mel Robbins,

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Cruise Line Executives Share Industry Insights at CruiseOne/Dream Vacations 2016 National Conference Aboard Carnival Vista

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 4, 2016) – Cruise line executives took center stage during the first full day of the CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations 2016 National Conference aboard Carnival Vista. Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino kicked off the general session with an uplifting speech summarizing the 2016 National Conference theme and recognizing that the company is where it is today because of its network of agents, headquarters team and suppliers who all believe in each other and have a common goal. In addressing the attendees she noted

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CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Kick Off 2016 National Conference Aboard Carnival Vista

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 3, 2016) – CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations, one of the nation’s top travel agency networks as part of World Travel Holdings, today kicked off its weeklong 2016 National Conference aboard one of the newest ships in the cruise industry – Carnival Vista.   Before the ship set sail from Miami, approximately 1,000 attendees gathered together for a fun-filled opening session. General Manager of Network Engagement & Performance Drew Daly emceed the event and led a dance off that got the crowd on their feet,

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Cruise Fare Watch Technology Illuminates Sales for Dream Vacations / CruiseOne Travel Agents

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 17, 2016) – Home-based travel agencies Dream Vacations / CruiseOne recently launched Cruise Fare Watch, a new technology tool that has automated the process of tracking cruise fares. It provides daily knowledge of price changes and puts agents ahead of the competition. Since launching at the end of October, more than 7,700 watches have been created and more than 5,000 alerts have notified agents of price changes.   “We are continuously evolving our technology, whether it is creating new tools or enhancing existing resources, that

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Operation Vetrepreneur Winners

Five Military Veterans Win Travel Franchises from CruiseOne/Dream Vacations

 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 10, 2016) – CruiseOne/Dream Vacations, the number one travel franchise for military veterans, celebrated Veteran’s Day early with a special ceremony recognizing military veterans and the 2016 winners of the fifth annual contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General.” Over the past five years, CruiseOne/Dream Vacations has awarded 25 free franchises valued at more than $317,000 to deserving military veterans through its annual contest. “There are so many parallels between the military and franchising that recruiting and supporting military veterans has become a

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CNN Commentator and Carnival Corporation President and CEO to Headline National Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 19, 2016) – World-class speakers and prominent travel industry executives will take center stage at the CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations 2016 National Conference aboard Carnival Vista. Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation and plc, along with CNN commentator Mel Robbins, will be the keynote speakers at the annual award-winning conference. Returning for a second time to kick off National Conference, Donald will be speaking on December 3 as the ship gets ready to set sail. In addition to sharing updates on Carnival Corporation

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CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Wins Seven in Prestigious 2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (September 20, 2016) – 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. CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations received top honors for its industry leadership for the seventh year in a row and won seven Magellan Awards for its innovative technology and websites, prolific community involvement, unique marketing campaigns and exceptional training. “To win a Magellan Award is an accomplishment, but to win seven in multiple categories speaks volumes of the

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