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.

Five Military Veterans Can Win Free Travel Agency Franchise

Dream Vacations travel agency franchise launches eighth annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest on May 24, 2019 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 23, 2019) – Leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is recruiting military veterans to enlist in its eighth annual, award-winning “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest. The number one franchise opportunity for veterans will be awarding five veterans a free franchise as part of the nationwide contest that since 2012, has given away 37 franchises valued at nearly half-a-million dollars. This year’s contest

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Charleston Cruise & Travel Show Presented by Dream Vacations Brings Fun for the Whole Family

First-ever event takes place Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charleston Marriott Charleston, S.C. (May 9, 2019) – Local residents will be ready to pack their bags and go on an adventure after attending the first-ever Charleston Cruise & Travel Show presented by Dream Vacations. The travel show will take place on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charleston Marriott, located at 170 Lockwood Blvd. “We are excited to bring the world of travel to the South

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National Travel Agency Franchise Dream Vacations Expanding into South Carolina Lowcountry

Charleston, S.C. (April 24, 2019) – Nationally recognized and leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is expanding its footprint in South Carolina and is seeking potential new franchise owners. To introduce itself to the region, the agency has sponsored several community events through membership with the Summerville YMCA including the Shamrock Shuffle and Flowertown. In addition, the travel agency will be hosting the first ever Charleston Cruise & Travel Show on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charleston Marriott, and representatives will

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Inaugural River Cruise Summit Hosted by Dream Vacations Educates Franchisees on Fast-Growing Niche

AmaWaterways hosted the weeklong Danube River Cruise  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (April 17, 2019) – River cruising is taking the nation by storm and increasing in popularity each year with sales up 82 percent over the last five years for home-based travel agent franchise owners with Dream Vacations. Recognizing that the best way to sell a river cruise is to experience it, Dream Vacations chartered AmaWaterways’ AmaLea to host its first-ever River Cruise Summit. Approximately 150 travel agents attended the weeklong travel agent training, which cruised from Budapest,

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Second Year in a Row A Dream Vacations Franchise Owner Wins Most Prestigious Travel Agent Award in Industry

Lucinda Belden, ECC, of Carrollton, Texas named 2019 Elite Cruise Counsellor of the Year by Cruise Lines International Association Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (April 10, 2019) – Lucinda Belden, ECC, vacation specialist and franchise owner of Dream Vacations – Stingray Travel, was recently named 2019 Elite Cruise Counsellor of the Year by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) at its annual Hall of Fame Awards reception during the Cruise360 conference in Fort Lauderdale. The Elite Cruise Counsellor of the Year award is the highest accolade a travel agent can

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Designed to Boost Land Vacation Sales, New Technology Package Launches for Dream Vacations Travel Agent Franchisees

Travel Planner creates interactive experience for home-based travel agents and their clients  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (April 3, 2019) – As land vacation sales continue to experience double-digit growth year-after-year for Dream Vacations, the home-based travel agency franchise has made multi-million dollar technology investments used in part to develop technology solutions that simplify the land booking process for travel agents while also enriching every dimension of their customer’s travel experience.  Launching today, travel agents will have access to new Land Booking technology, and Travel Planner, an interactive mobile

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Director of Recruitment for Dream Vacations Appointed To VetFran Committee

  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 20, 2019) – Dream Vacations, the nation’s leading home-based travel agent franchise, announces that its Director of Recruitment Janet Harris, CFE, has been appointed to the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) VetFran Committee, which is the flagship initiative of the IFA Foundation. Harris will serve a three-year term. “We are thrilled to have Janet join the leadership committee of VetFran, as Dream Vacations has been a clear leader in this space for years, including running one of the best veteran franchise giveaways in the

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CruiseOne® Recognizes Suzanne Klasen In Celebration of Women’s History Month

Simi Valley, Calif. franchisee wins seventh annual OPAL Award for leadership and community service Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 7, 2019) – For the seventh year in a row, leading travel franchise CruiseOne® celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women. The company has named Simi Valley, Calif. business owner and CruiseOne Franchisee Suzanne Klasen the 2019 recipient of this prestigious award. The OPAL Award recognizes a female franchise owner who demonstrate Outstanding Performance And Leadership. The honoree

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Vice President of Operations for Dream Vacations Earns Prestigious Certified Franchise Executive Designation

Joelle Delva completes intensive multi-year program to earn recognition from International Franchise Association Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 27, 2019) – Dream Vacations’ Vice President of Operations Joelle Delva has completed a rigorous multi-year continuing education program powered by the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Institute for Certified Franchise Executives (ICFE) to earn the esteemed designation of a Certified Franchise ExecutiveTM (CFE). Delva joins Director of Recruitment Janet Harris, CFE in earning this prestigious distinction, and Dream Vacations is the only home-based travel agency franchise to have CFE representation on

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Dream Big in the Big Easy: Dream Vacations Expanding into Gulf Coast

Travel agency franchise Dream Vacations participating in 2019 Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference hosted by New Orleans Chamber  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 27, 2019) – Nationally recognized and leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations is expanding its footprint in the Gulf Coast and is seeking potential new franchise owners. To introduce itself to the region and goal-oriented entrepreneurs who may be looking for a side hustle or encore career, representatives from Dream Vacations will be attending the New Orleans Chamber’s 2019 Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference on

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