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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

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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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CruiseOne Named a Top Workplace by Sun Sentinel and Workplace Dynamics

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (April 27, 2015) – CruiseOne is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Top Workplaces in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel and Workplace Dynamics.The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.  Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every

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Kristen Steele, Manager, Key Partners

Globus Family of Brands “We love our partnership with CruiseOne / Dream Vacations. Not only do they attract smart, driven agents and entrepreneurs, but use the latest technology to engage clients.  The innovative marketing campaigns, collaborative efforts, and communication, makes our relationship profitable and successful!”

CruiseOne Launches Elite Customer Recognition Program for Top Customers

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 26, 2015) – Leading home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings — the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company,has launched its Elite Customer Recognition Program to thank its top customers for their patronage. In 2015, approximately 10 CruiseOne customers will be inducted into its Elite Customer Recognition Program and receive an exclusive gift of appreciation for their longstanding business and loyalty. CruiseOne executives will be traveling around the country hosting private receptions for these elite customers

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