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.

Brad Tolkin Presenting

It’s a Wrap! Travel Industry Icons Close Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. National Conference

Co-CEO/Chairman Brad Tolkin and General Manager of Network Engagement & Performance Drew Daly Deliver Final Keynote Addresses Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 26, 2018) – It was a full house in the Bliss Theater aboard Norwegian Bliss as the final general session of the 2018 National Conference for Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® featured inspirational words of wisdom from Co-CEO/Chairman of World Travel Holdings Brad Tolkin and General Manager of Network Engagement & Performance of Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. Drew Daly.  Tolkin provided his expert

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Dream Vacations Franchise - Franchise of the Year Award

Top Travel Agents Recognized During Awards Ceremony at 2018 Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruise Inc. National Conference

Dream Vacations – Combs, Catalina & Associates recognized as Franchise of the Year and Cruises Inc. – Melissa Cohn named Cruises Inc. Agent of the Year Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 24, 2018) – It was a night of jubilation when Norwegian Cruise Line rolled out the red carpet aboard Norwegian Bliss at the annual National Conference awards ceremony for Cruises Inc.®, CruiseOne®, and Dream Vacations agents. Hosted by Drew Daly, general manager of network engagement and performance, and Joelle Delva, vice president of operations, the entertaining ceremony

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Kimberly Faiello and Rosemarie Reed

Cutting Edge Technology Solution for Resort Vacation Bookings and National Strategic Partnerships Revealed at Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® 2018 National Conference

Enhanced recognition program is announced and top-producing travel agents share advice Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 23, 2018) – On the second full day at sea of its National Conference aboard Norwegian Bliss, Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® demonstrated how it provides its travel agents with a competitive advantage by developing innovative technology, collaborating with national lifestyle brands and creating engagement programs with the travel agent’s best interests in mind.   “We lead the travel agent franchise industry in satisfaction ratings because we not only listen

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Cruise Line Executive Panel

Industry Insights and Trust are Key Messages the First Day of Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® 2018 National Conference

General session featured cruise line executive panel and trust expert   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 21, 2018) – The first full day of the 2018 Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® National Conference started off strong with inspirational messages focused on trust and an insightful cruise line executive panel. With the theme of “Go Anyway,” Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino delivered a powerful message about trusting one’s instincts and having the courage to take a chance, using starting one’s own travel agency business as an example.

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Camille Olivere and David Crooks

1,000 Travel Advisors and Travel Industry Partners Board Norwegian Bliss for Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® 2018 National Conference

Weeklong National Conference continuing education program kicks off and sets sail to the Mexican Riviera Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 20, 2018) – Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest and most innovative ship, buzzed with excitement as Dream Vacations, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.®, one of the nation’s top travel agency networks as part of World Travel Holdings, kicked off its weeklong 2018 National Conference. The seven-night Mexican Riviera cruise departed today from Los Angeles, Calif., and sails to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán and Cabo San Lucas and will be home

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Operation Vetrepreneur Winners

#1 Franchise for Veterans Awards Seven Free Travel Franchises to Military Veterans

Dream Vacations has given away 37 free home-based travel businesses to U.S. veterans valued at more than $469,000 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 15, 2018) – In celebration of Veteran’s Day, the number one franchise for veterans Dream Vacations is awarding seven military heroes with free travel franchises as part of its award-winning 7th annual contest “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General.” Currently, more than 30 percent of franchise owners within Dream Vacations are military veterans and in the past seven years, the travel agency franchise has awarded

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“Travel Agents Are Our World” Underscores Dream Vacations Travel Agency Franchise Customer Appreciation Week

Week-long celebration complements Cruise Line’s International Association #ChooseCruise initiative Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 8, 2018) – The Fort Lauderdale headquarters of home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations celebrates its network of travel agent franchise owners this week, Oct. 8 – 12, 2018, with a “Travel Agents Are Our World”-themed Customer Appreciation Week. The network of agents received a surprise video message last week announcing the initiative.      “It is important for our headquarters team to create new and innovative ways to engage with our home-based travel agents

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Groups Program for Dream Vacations Expands with Ability to Accept Online Registration Payments

Enhanced tool creates even more flexibility for both franchisees and their clients Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 3, 2018) – A game-changer for Dream Vacations travel agency franchise owners, the award-winning Dream Vacations Groups Registration tool has been enhanced to accept credit card payments within an online groups registration platform, adding flexibility for both the franchisee and the consumer. This tool empowers franchisees to create and customize professional group event websites that showcase amenity options, highlight itineraries, accept secure payments during the initial registration process and more. “We

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Cruise Ship Desk Monitor Welcoming Travel Agent

2019 National Conference Revealed for Dream Vacations

Conference to take place aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (September 27, 2018) – Home-based travel agency franchise owners with Dream Vacations were recently surprised on Facebook with a video announcement revealing the date, cruise, and itinerary of the 2019 National Conference. Travel advisors will set sail from Miami aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas beginning Oct. 19, 2019, and cruise to Philipsburg, St. Maarten, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Royal Caribbean’s private island destination, Labadee, Haiti. The seven-night Eastern Caribbean

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Dream Vacations award at 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Free Travel Agent Franchise Marketing Programs Win Big at 2018 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Home-based travel franchise Dream Vacations wins six awards Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (September 20, 2018) – 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. Dream Vacations received top honors for its industry leadership, winning six total Magellan Awards ranging from free marketing programs and an inspirational advice book for travel agents authored by industry leader and the travel network’s General Manager Drew Daly, to an individual franchise winning for their innovative

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