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.

Dream Vacations “Lift and Shifts” National Conference Aboard Celebrity Apex to 2021; This Year’s Conference will be Virtual

2020 Vision Conference will still be held during the same week November 9 – 12 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 1, 2020) – Dream Vacations announced that its 2020 National Conference will now be held virtually from November 9 – 12; it was originally scheduled to take place aboard Celebrity Apex during the same week. The decision to “Lift and Shift” was made to ensure that an exceptional conference onboard could still be delivered, and with so much uncertainty in the current environment, that wasn’t feasible. “Even though

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Continued Investments in Marketing Pay Off for Dream Vacations

Exclusive summer promotions drive bookings for future cruises Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (August 26, 2020) – Staying in front of the consumer is more important than ever before and despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the travel industry, Dream Vacations continues to make investments to support its network of home-based travel agents. As a result, the headquarters’ Marketing Team has created innovative campaigns and promotions that not only engage consumers but are also driving bookings. “Our inspirational marketing messaging throughout the pandemic has encouraged consumers to

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Wilmington Business Owner and Military Veteran Recognized as a Franchise Rock Star by Franchise Business Review

Mike Hanlon, owner of Dream Vacations – Ocean Dreams Travel, one of 81 franchise owners honored for franchise and community leadership by independent research firm Wilmington, N.C. (August 5, 2020) – Franchise Business Review, an independent market research firm that benchmarks franchisee satisfaction, has announced the annual list of Franchise Rock Stars for 2020. Mike Hanlon, franchise owner of Dream Vacations – Ocean Dreams Travel in Wilmington, was one of 81 franchise owners nationwide who was recognized. Each year, Franchise Business Review honors franchise owners who set

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“VISION” Announced as Motivational Theme for Dream Vacations 2020 National Conference Aboard Celebrity Apex

Home-based travel agents will be challenged to take their business to next level Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (June 25, 2020) – Travel agents with Dream Vacations will take to the high seas November 7, 2020, aboard Celebrity Cruises second Edge-class ship Celebrity Apex for their annual award-winning National Conference. Each year’s National Conference has a theme that will not only be the inspiration for the week, but also the coming year. 2021 is going to be a rebuilding year for the industry as a whole and the theme

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New Travel Agents with Dream Vacations Receive Additional Support for Opening Travel Agency During Pandemic

Travel agency franchise offering additional incentives, support and virtual training for new travel agents  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (June 11, 2020) – Leading national travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is encouraging entrepreneurs who have always wanted to open a travel agency to not give up on their dreams and start a home-based business now, despite the current pandemic. The future of travel is bright and according to UBS research, 76 percent of people who had a canceled cruise have chosen a future cruise credit in 2021, while Cruise

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Two-Day Virtual Conference Engages Home-Based Franchisees with Dream Vacations

More than 250 work-from-home travel agents attended first of three virtual regional trainings Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (June 4, 2020) – Virtual conferences are becoming the new normal and when three of the five previously scheduled in-person Regional Trainings were impacted by COVID-19, the headquarters team at Dream Vacations jumped into action to reschedule those events, but in a virtual environment. As a result, the home-based travel agency franchise launched a series of two-day live Virtual Regional Trainings. The first was hosted the last week of May with

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Dream Vacations, along with Playa Hotels and Resorts, team up to thank a Sante Fe Couple for their heroism in the fight against COVID-19

The selected couple are the face of courage and dedication. Santa Fe, Texas (June 2, 2020) – Santa Fe resident Melody Toppins, an associate travel agent with Dream Vacations – TNT Travel Group based in Deer Park, Texas, recently teamed up with Playa Hotels & Resorts (Playa) to offer a free all-inclusive luxury vacation to Jamie and Brandee Roy. Dream Vacations travel agents from around the country submitted more than 80 nominations, and the Roys were selected to join a list of more than 30 heroes nationwide

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Military Veterans and Community Heroes Can Enter-to-Win Free Work-From-Home Travel Agency Franchise from Dream Vacations this Military Appreciation Month

Ninth annual Operation Vetrepreneur contest begins Monday, May 25, 2020, and runs through July 31, 2020  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 21, 2020) – This Military Appreciation Month, the number one franchise for veterans Dream Vacations announces that five military veterans can enter-to-win a free travel agency franchise as part of the award-winning Operation Vetrepreneur business plan contest. Since 2013, Dream Vacations has awarded 42 free franchises valued at $533,400 to military veterans, and in recognition of the contest’s ninth anniversary this year and to pay tribute to

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Dream Vacations Adapts to Current Environment with Enhanced Support

The home-based travel agency franchise quickly responded with changes to ease financial burden as well as provide new virtual resources and a fresh marketing approach  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 14, 2020) – The mantra “We Care More” can be found painted on the walls of the worldwide headquarters of Dream Vacations, yet this saying has never rang more true than now, when its employees, network of home-based travel agents and travel partners need to hear it most. Everybody is craving social interaction and is anxious about the

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Debbie Fiorino Named an Influential Business Woman by South Florida Business Journal

Fiorino, Chief Operating Officer for Dream Vacations, one of 25 women recognized  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 31, 2020) – Dream Vacations’ Chief Operating Officer Debbie Fiorino was recently named an Influential Business Woman by South Florida Business Journal. Honorees have strong records of leadership, performance and innovation in their industries plus meaningful community involvement. “2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year and while being recognized as an Influential Business Woman is always an honor, this recognition is even more meaningful today as we are all navigating

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