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.

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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Second Year in a Row Dream Vacations Tops Franchisee Satisfaction

Franchise Business Review ranks Dream Vacations nearly 10 percent higher than its peers in travel and hospitality Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 20, 2019) – For the second year in a row, Dream Vacations has raised the bar in franchise satisfaction and leads not only the travel agency franchise industry, but also all travel and hospitality franchises by nearly 10 percent. As a result, Franchise Business Review named Dream Vacations “Best in Category.” “Our business model is about empowering entrepreneurs who are passionate about travel by providing them

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Dream Vacations Wins Three Gold at the 2019 Travvy Awards as the Absolute Best in Travel as Awarded by Travel Agents

As the most decorated travel agency, Dream Vacations recognized as best franchise and tops in technology during awards gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on January 23, 2019 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 11, 2019) – Dream Vacations recently earned highest honors with its three prestigious Gold statuettes at the 2019 Travvy Awards. The home-based travel agency franchise was the most decorated travel agency in attendance and won in every category in which it was nominated. The annual Travvy Awards—known as the Academy Awards of the

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2018 Innovations Lay the Foundation for Prosperous 2019

Cutting-edge technology, unique strategic marketing partnerships, and enhanced engagement efforts encourage travel advisors with Dream Vacations to live their dream. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 17, 2019) – While mainstream cruise lines are experiencing single digit capacity U.S. growth in aggregate in 2019, Dream Vacations is outpacing the industry average with high double-digit capacity growth as a result of numerous advancements, increased engagement and technology investments in 2018 by home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations. “We beat our goals and hit record sales numbers in 2018 as a

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Entrepreneur 500® ranks Dream Vacations as 101 for its outstanding performance in areas like unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.


Dream Vacations ranked for the 22nd consecutive year For 22 consecutive years, leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations has been ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, as evidenced by the fact that Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks Dream Vacations

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Dream Vacations Inspires Entrepreneurs to “Live Their Dream” at “Entrepreneur L!ve” Conference in Brooklyn

Creative experts from the Dream Vacations travel agency franchise attended “Entrepreneur L!ve,” which has been ranked as one of the top five e-commerce conferences to attend in 2018. In one inspiring day, Entrepreneur magazine brought together world-renowned influencers and innovators to share their unfiltered, unconventional, unexpected and thought-provoking insights into what it takes to launch, sustain and grow a business. We learned valuable insight into the minds of small business owners that will assist us in better servicing our franchisees. This year the keynote speakers were retired race car

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nnette Eyraud, president of Pike13; Alicia Linden, marketing manager of Dream Vacations; and Sherri Fishman, president of Fishman Public Relations.

Dream Vacations Wins Marketing Innovation Award from International Franchise Association

Digital marketing efforts recognized at IFA’s annual Marketing Innovation & Technology Conference Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 20, 2018) – The forward-thinking marketing department of leading travel agency franchise Dream Vacations was the only travel franchise recognized at the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) annual Marketing Innovation & Technology Conference (MITcon) in Austin, Texas. Dream Vacations won first place in the Franchise Development category. “It was an honor to share the stage and be recognized for our innovative marketing campaign alongside other leading national franchise brands Little Caesars Pizza and

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Dream Vacations members doing zumba

$116,000 Donated to Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida During Onboard Fundraisers at Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® 2018 National Conference

23 children with critical illnesses will receive their wishes Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 1, 2018) – For the past seven years, Make-A-Wish® has been the signature charity for Dream Vacations, CruiseOne®, Cruises Inc.® and parent company World Travel Holdings. Fundraising is always a core component of National Conference and this year, attendees raised more than $116,000, which means 23 children with critical illnesses will have their wishes granted.   While aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s newly launched Norwegian Bliss, franchisees, agents, staff, and suppliers participated in a variety

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