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CruiseOne Concludes 2014 National Conference and Announces 2015 Venue

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 18, 2014) – The concluding days of the CruiseOne National Conference aboard Regal Princess® gave agents a final opportunity to mingle with cruise line executives, receive updates on innovative new support programs being launched at corporate headquarters and learn new business-building skills to implement when they return home. It was also announced to attendees that the 2015 CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. National Conference will take place on board Norwegian Escape®. In addition to the video asset library announcement made on Friday morning, CruiseOne

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CruiseOne Launches Revolutionary Video Asset Library

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 14, 2014) – A first in the travel industry, CruiseOne announced the launch of a video asset library of travel vlogs, blogs that are primarily video content, at its annual National Conference aboard the Regal Princess® this year. With 26 videos already created and 35 expected to be completed by year-end, these vlogs provide consumers a first-person look at what it’s like to stay at a resort or travel on a cruise by showcasing unique destinations, various cruise lines and different experiences available

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CruiseOne Agents Get Inspired Aboard Regal Princess at 2014 National Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 10, 2014) – The first full day of the CruiseOneNational Conference aboard Regal Princess started with a riveting general session, which included a welcome address from CruiseOne Senior Vice President Debbie Fiorino, remarks by Princess Cruises® and Cunard Line Vice President Brian O’Connor and Keri Rivera of Make-A-Wish® America, as well as an interactive panel discussion with cruise line executives. As the first presenter, Fiorino generated excitement among the attendees with inspirational quotes, videos, a recap of the past year and a preview

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CruiseOne Celebrates Veteran’s Day at Sea By Honoring 100 Military Veterans Attending 2014 National Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 11, 2014) – The CruiseOne National Conference aboard Regal Princess took time out of its educational programming to commemorate Veteran’s Day and honor the more than 100 agents in attendance who have served in the Armed Forces and their spouses. With patriotism in the air, attendees dressed in red, white or blue, and the room was adorned with military flags and festive decorations. While a slideshow displayed agent’s personal photos from their time in the service, Tim Courtney, CFE, vice president of franchise

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There has Never Been a Better Time to Become a Travel Agent

By: Gary Johnson, Franchise Development Specialist The travel industry has had its ups and down, like many industries, but many people are finding a dream career as they become a travel agent. As the cruise and travel industry faces a time of unprecedented growth to meet unprecedented demand, there has, perhaps, never been a better time to become a travel agent.  In fact the cruise industry is breaking records year after year and is forecasting nothing less than an explosion in future capacity. Industry sources reveal there

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CruiseOne Announces Appointment of General Manager Drew Daly

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (August 8, 2014) – CruiseOne® has announced the appointment of Drew Daly to the position of General Manager of Network Engagement and Performance.  Daly will oversee all agent-facing functions within CruiseOne to include training, support services, marketing and business development. “I am confident that having these functions under one umbrella will lead to greater synergies at headquarters and ultimately a better experience for our agent community,” shared Debbie Fiorino, SVP of CruiseOne and Human Resources for parent company World Travel Holdings.  “Drew has been

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Top Five Reasons Military Veterans and their Spouses Should Own a Home-Based Travel Franchise

In celebration of May being Military Appreciation Month and Military Spouse Day on May 9, CruiseOne lists the top five reasons military veterans and active-duty spouses should invest in a home-based travel franchise.    Track Record Military veterans are proven to be among the most successful business owners in the franchising industry and according to VetFran, a strategic initiative with the International Franchise Association, there are more than 70,000 veteran-owned franchises in the U.S.   2.    Franchises Run on Systems Running a franchise is very similar to being

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CruiseOne Gives Away Free Cruise As Part Of National Customer Appreciation Contest

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 1, 2014) – CruiseOne®, the leading home-based travel franchise as part of World Travel Holdings, recently hosted it’s first-ever Customer Appreciation Contest and announces that the Roberts family of Jessup, Md. have won a free cruise. “At CruiseOne, we do more than book vacations, we form strong bonds with our customers and make dreams come true by empowering and inspiring people,” said Debbie Fiorino, senior vice president of CruiseOne. “We decided to host this contest as a way to thank our customers for

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CruiseOne Certified as a World-Class FranchiseBy The Franchise Research Institute

 LINCOLN, NE (April 17, 2014) – CruiseOne® has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute®. The recognition comes after an independent survey conducted by the Franchise Research Institute, in which 70.6 percent of a research control group of 300 CruiseOne franchisees participated. “One of the most important means of creating and maintaining a truly successful franchise system is to meet or exceed the expectations of its franchisees,” says Jeff Johnson, founder and CEO of the Franchise Research Institute.  “A key step in this process is

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