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Franchise Owner Lainey Melnick Recognized In Celebration of Women’s History Month

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 8, 2017) – For the fifth year in a row, leading travel franchise Dream Vacations, which is a subsidiary of World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female franchise owner with the OPAL Award for Women. The company has named Austin business owner and Dream Vacations Franchisee Lainey Melnick the 2017 recipient of this prestigious award. The OPAL Award recognizes a female franchise owner who demonstrates Outstanding Performance

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Travel Tips: Traveling Smarter and Easier

The time has come – you’ve booked a trip with a well-known cruise franchise and you’re ready to set sail! Traveling is exciting and there are some things to keep in mind to make your trip even better. Here are some great tips for traveling smarter and easier on your next vacation. Pack Smart Packing for a trip might be one of the most exciting parts of any vacation. Of course, you want to bring enough to be comfortable while being conservative enough to abide by airline

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How to Decide on a Cruise Destination

You’ve decided to book a trip with your favorite cruise franchise, but where should you go? Selecting a cruise destination depends on a number of things including the time of year you’re traveling, the activities you like, and the type of trip you want to experience. Here are some tips on how to decide on a cruise destination. Time of Year There are cruise destinations for every time of year. Depending on when you’re looking to travel is what could determine where to book and with which

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Top 5 Activities to Do On a Cruise

There are different activities to do onboard and a cruise franchise can explain these. But what are the top five fun things, as recommended by a cruise franchise, that nearly every cruise offers? Here are the top five activities to do on a cruise. 1. Spa – Your trusted cruise franchise can tell you, nearly every modern cruise ship has a spa – and fitness center – aboard. Like hotels and resorts, the services may be at an additional charge, however this is a great opportunity to

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8 Things to Look for in a Travel Agency

In recent years, those looking to book with a cruise franchise – or any other trip – have moved away from doing it themselves and towards using travel agencies. But what makes a travel agency a good bet? Aside from not having to plan anything yourself, using a travel agency can have its benefits. Here are 8 things to look for when selecting a travel agency. Is the agency affiliated with the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)? The ASTA “is the world’s largest association of travel

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Dawn Beers O'Brien, Franchise Owner

Dawn Beers O’Brien

Get to know Dawn Beers O’Brien of Wheelie Fun Cruise & Travel – a Dream Vacations Home Based Business. Dawn loves helping people create lifelong memories through her own love of travel and working with people. – Dawn Beers O’Brien, San Jose, CA

Ron Beverly, Sr

Ron Beverly Sr. is proudly retired from the U.S. Army after 32 years of service and is now proud to have a Veteran owned business serving you as a dedicated travel specialist with Dream Vacations, a home based travel franchise ranked #1 for Military Veterans 3 years in a row. -Ron Beverly, N Wales, PA

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Military Spouses Can Take Career on the Go by Winning a CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Travel Franchise

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 26, 2017) – The job hunt is over for military spouses who have difficulty finding a sustainable job as a result of frequent Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves. Home-based travel franchise CruiseOne/Dream Vacations has launched a unique contest in partnership with Military Spouse magazine where military spouses can launch a new career in the travel industry as a small business owner selling dream vacations. The contest ends Tuesday, February 28, 2017. “Military spouses are the perfect candidates to become travel franchise owners,”

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Mike Hanlon, Franchise Owner since 2015, Wilmington NC

“After retiring from the U.S. Army I was in search of a second career. I am a stay-at-home dad and wanted something that would allow me to maintain my time with my daughters and support their after-school activities. When searching for “veteran-friendly” franchise opportunities I quickly learned that CruiseOne and Dream Vacations is where I needed to be. One of the main reasons I bought my franchise was the amount of support given to those of us that are veterans. CruiseOne and Dream Vacations welcomed me with open

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HQ Team Reveal Innovative, Game-Changing Programs at 2016 National Conference Aboard Carnival Vista

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (December 9, 2016) – Living up to its reputation for being an industry trailblazer, the corporate headquarters team of CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations shared the results of many enhancements that launched in 2016, and new innovations for 2017 that will drive even more profitability at the agent level.  Groups are an efficient and effective way to grow sales and a loyal customer base, and it has become an integral part of the sales growth for CruiseOne and Dream Vacations agents. Vice President of Operations

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