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Ralph Barker, Franchise Owner since 1994, Ellijay, GA

“I started with CruiseOne in 1994 when there were only about four employees. I am totally dedicated to my business and would not have survived had it not been for the tremendous, consistent support of the CruiseOne corporate staff. They have never failed to get me the answers I need at any given time or to navigate me through some technical issues that may be a little over my head. If I had it to do all over, I would not hesitate to choose CruiseOne again. This

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Brad Harris

Brad is a Marine Veteran who served for 26 years with 4 deployments, and he knew the skills he learned in the military would translate well into business ownership. He wanted to spend more time with his family and regain the times he missed, so having a business he can work from home – and virtually anywhere has been a great fit for him. – Brad Harris, Lake Charles, LA

Will and Nikki Gott

The Gott’s wanted something that they could do together and use their strengths to grow the business together. Neither had prior travel industry experience, but knew they didn’t want to stay in their former careers until retirement. They conducted extensive research and could not find anything bad, so with their passion for travel they found entrepreneurship with CruiseOne. – Will and Nikki Gott, Avon, IN

Paula Kaisner

Paula had a successful career in technology but she wanted to do something she was more passionate about and found the CruiseOne franchise opportunity to be the perfect fit for her after meeting a CruiseOne franchise owner on a cruise. Paula says that she has had a blast with her business and the support and learning opportunity provided have helped her grow her business. – Paula Kaisner, Lakeway, TX.

Nicole Roper

Nicole was a corporate lawyer for 10 years and wanted to change careers with something she could be more creative and something she had a passion about. She loved to travel but didn’t realize it could be a business or career until she discovered the CruiseOne Franchise Opportunity. – Nicole Roper, Jersey City, NJ

Operation Vetrepreneur Ad

CruiseOne Launches 4th Annual Contest for Military Veterans on Memorial Day

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 25, 2015) – Home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings — the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company,celebrates Military Appreciation Month in May with the launch of its fourth annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest.  Military veterans can enter the contest beginning on Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25, 2015, until the contest’s deadline of Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Five deserving U.S. military veterans will each receive a CruiseOne home-based travel franchise, a

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CruiseOne Celebrates Top Producers During Tulip Time River Cruise

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – CruiseOne® recently recognized its top-producing franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence,” with a special Tulip Time River Cruise aboard the AmaSonata. Escorted by Diane Curchy Horan, manager of national accounts and business development for AmaWaterways, 17 out of 20 members from Circle of Excellence attended the weeklong cruise as well as executives from the CruiseOne leadership team including Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino, General Manager of Network Engagement and Performance Drew Daly and

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Frankie Pennington-Groff and Ed Groff, Franchise owners since 2004, Banner Elk, NC

“Ed and I purchased our franchise in 2004. Our headquarters staff has been invaluable in helping us grow our business by suggesting ways to “find” potential clients and creating loyalty. When we call for assistance, our questions and/or concerns are always answered on the spot or with a prompt return call. I have never worked with a company that has been so eager to keep us on top of our game with training, information and constant updates on the industry. And, they do it with a smile

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Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior VP, Sales

Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruises “Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruises are proud to partner with CruiseOne, not only because of its winning combination of marketing, technology, education and support, but also because it is a dynamic, innovative industry leader that consistently demonstrates outstanding professionalism and service. CruiseOne brings true success to its Vacation Specialists by offering a robust training program. CruiseOne constantly provides a flexible and ongoing learning environment to work around their Franchise Owner’s schedules. Celebrity and Azamara view CruiseOne as a leader in the industry,

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Andy Stuart, President and Chief Operation Officer

Norwegian Cruise Lines “Since their launch, in 1992, NCL knew that the CruiseOne business model would transform the way cruises were sold. NCL’s support for the home- based model and CruiseOne has never been stronger. The CruiseOne franchisees have many great web-based business tools which clearly differentiate them in the home-based travel business. CruiseOne provides each owner with their own proprietary “live” booking technology system and extensive consumer facing websites. The extensive classroom, on ship and online training programs; one of the largest corporate support teams in

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