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.

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 Inspire Group Photo

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 A TOP FRANCHISE IN ENTREPRENEUR’S HIGHLY COMPETITIVE 40TH ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500®

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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Entrepreneur L!ve Facebook Live Video

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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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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