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.

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

Dream Vacations honors female franchisee with OPAL Award for leadership and community service  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 6, 2020) – For the eighth year in a row, leading home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women. The company has named Dream Vacations Franchisee Karen Quinn-Panzer of Milford, Conn. the 2020 recipient of this prestigious award. The OPAL Award recognizes a female franchise owner who demonstrates Outstanding Performance And Leadership. The honorees

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Travel Industry Veteran Dawn Gillis Joins Dream Vacations in Newly Created Role, Director of Network Sales & Support

New role oversees sales and support services Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 23, 2020) – Dream Vacations has 20/20 vision going into the New Year with a laser focus on increasing agent profitability through enhanced support of its home-based travel agents. The leading travel agency businesses announce that travel industry veteran Dawn Gillis has been announced as Director of Network Sales & Support. Gillis will oversee business development, group sales and support services. Aligning these teams under one leader will allow for increased collaboration and create an even

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Dine with Captain Lee Rosbach and Kate Chastain During #GetOnDeck Cruise Aboard Celebrity Equinox

Five #GetOnDeck cruisers and their guests will win dinner with the Captain and Chief Stew in a specialty restaurant, courtesy of Dream Vacations Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 21, 2020) –  Reality TV fans will get unparalleled access to Captain Lee Rosbach and Kate Chastain during the #GetOnDeck Cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard Celebrity Equinox the week of June 14, 2020, and they now have the opportunity for an intimate dining experience with the reality TV stars. Dream Vacations announced today that five cruisers on the #GetOnDeck

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Double-Digit Growth in 2019 Punctuates Year of Evolution and Lays Foundation for Continued Success in 2020

Home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations experiences significant advances in technology, marketing and training Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 14, 2020) – In addition to receiving top accolades confirming its powerhouse status in the travel franchise space, Dream Vacations also experienced another year of double-digit growth because their work-from-home travel agents maximize state-of-the-art tools and resources that are continuously launched by the company, enabling increased efficiencies and value to their clients resulting in increased sales. “From technology that drove results and boots-on-the-ground marketing to interactive training and more,

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Dream Vacations Only Travel Franchise Named a Game Changer by Franchise Dictionary Magazine

More than 100 franchise brands across all industries recognized  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 12, 2019) – Dream Vacations was recently the only travel agency franchise named to Franchise Dictionary magazine’s annual Game Changers list. More than 100 franchises are included on this list of dynamic corporations that are creating business opportunities for entrepreneurs. Game Changers are extraordinary brands that are changing the landscape for small business owners. They fill a niche in the market, help the community, turn heads with a unique product, impact veterans and impress

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Debbie Fiorino Named a Power Woman by Moves Magazine

Fiorino, Chief Operating Officer for Dream Vacations, one of 25 influential women recognized for driving social change Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 19, 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. This event honors and celebrates women who embody the magazine’s commitment to women’s rights, social fairness and equality.  Honorees are considered to be

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In Celebration of Veteran’s Day, Dream Vacations Expands Support of Military Community with Launch of Command Center

Entrepreneur magazine ranks Dream Vacations #1 franchise for veterans as a result of programs like this  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 8, 2019) – On this Veteran’s Day and every day throughout the year, Dream Vacations proudly salutes the military community and Dream Vacations is consistently recognized as a veteran-friendly franchise for its support of veterans and their families. This year’s celebration is extra special as Dream Vacations announces the launch of the Command Center, an internal portal with military resources, as well as its recent number one

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Dream Vacations Franchise Was Featured As #1 on CNBC’s 10 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Start With $15,000 or Less & Reap A Six-Figure Salary

Dream Vacations Franchise was recently featured as #1 in CNBC’s, 10 Low-Cost Franchises you Can Start With $15,000.00 or Less and Reap A Six-Figure Salary. Here is what CNBC said about us:  Dream Vacations Franchise Start-up costs: $9,800 Royalty fees: 1.5%–3% of annual commissionable sales Average annual sales: $336,971 No. of U.S. franchises: 1,200+ If you love to travel and want to make a living at it, Dream Vacations might be the right franchise. Started in 1991, the home-based travel agency specializes in both land and cruise

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Dream Vacations Wins Seven 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Innovative Marketing, Training and Technology Programs Recognized  with Gold and Silver Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 10, 2019) – The B2B division of award-winning leisure travel company World Travel Holdings has been recognized again this year by Travel Weekly. Dream Vacations further differentiated itself from the competition as the best travel agency franchise when it received top honors for innovative marketing, engaging training and groundbreaking technology. “We have the best team in travel creating and designing diverse programs to support our agents’ success and the variety of categories

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Dream Vacations/CruiseOne Chief Operating Officer Debbie Fiorino Named “Woman of Wonder” by Franchise Dictionary Magazine

Fiorino one of 50 franchising executives recognized Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 3, 2019) – Dream Vacations/CruiseOne’s Chief Operating Officer Debbie Fiorino was recently named a “Woman of Wonder” by Franchise Dictionary magazine for changing the face of the franchise industry. Fifty prominent business leaders were recognized in this first-ever award from the franchising publication. “Women of Wonder” are considered remarkable female franchisors who are making a positive impact on their brands. They empower other women to succeed, help others with their business, fill a niche in the market

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