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2016 Press Releases

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Villas of Distinction® and Dream Vacations Team Up to Gift a $25,000 Holiday Villa Vacation to Deserving Veteran
New York State Troopers Marine Corps Association assists in finding a deserving former Marine and his family to enjoy a well-deserved week-long dream vacation.



Cruise Fare Watch Technology Illuminates Sales for Dream Vacations, CruiseOne, and Cruises Inc. Travel Agents
Home-based travel agents track cruise pricing within CRM tool.



Five Military Veterans Win Travel Franchises from CruiseOne/Dream Vacations
Home-based travel franchise has given away 25 free franchises to U.S. veterans valued at more than $317,000.



Villas of Distinction® Announces Unprecedented Free-Night Stay Offer Over The Holidays
Stay seven nights, but only pay for five at participating luxury villa rentals exclusively through Villas of Distinction.



CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Ranked #1 Best for Vets Franchise Three Years in a Row
Home-based travel franchise recognized in annual “Best for Vets” list by Military Times.



CruiseOne/Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc. Win Seven in Prestigious 2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Home-based travel franchise and independent business opportunity win most awards among peers.



Villas of Distinction® Adds Popular Family Tourist Destination, Orlando
Luxury villas in the heart of Orlando’s most famous tourist attractions are perfect for large groups like multi-generational families, family reunions and groups of friends 



Villas of Distinction® Adds Nevis to Its Robust Caribbean Collection
Twenty-five individual luxury villas as part of the Four Seasons Resort and Paradise Beach make up the newly added Nevis portfolio.



Home-Based Travel Agencies Continue Dominance as Top Private Companies in Florida
CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Recognized by South Florida Business Journal and Florida Trend.



Top Five Ways To Experience The Palio In Style With VillaRental.com
VillaRental.com reveals how visitors to the Palio, the hottest event and horse race in Siena, Tuscany, can take their experience to the next level.



Home-Based Travel Agencies Cruises Inc.® and CruiseOne® Celebrate 10 Years with World Travel Holdings
Company celebrates a decade of growth and innovation.



$8,000 Cash-Back Incentive for New Travel Franchisees with Dream Vacations/CruiseOne
Low-cost, home-based franchise eliminates barriers to success with Cash-Back Incentive Program.



Villas of Distinction® Reveals Summer Travel Deals
Summer is here and more than 50 Villas of Distinction villas are offering complimentary night stays, concierge credits and more this summer.



Fifth Consecutive Time, World Travel Holdings Recognized as One of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America
World Travel Holdings Awarded For Innovative Employee Engagement Programs 



Book Top Holiday Villas Exclusive to Villas of Distinction®, Receive $1,000 Concierge Credit
Villas of Distinction® reports that holiday and New Year villa rentals are already filling up quickly and now is the optimal time to book.



CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Celebrate Top Travel Professionals During Pacific Coast Cruise
CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations recently recognized its top-producing franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence,” with a special six-day Pacific Coast cruise aboard the Crystal Serenity from Vancouver, British Columbia to San Francisco. 


05.26.2016 Military Veterans Can Begin Next Tour of Duty as Travel Franchise Owner
Fifth annual CruiseOne / Dream Vacations “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest deploys on Memorial Day awarding five complimentary franchises.



Honeymoon Wishes Become Reality with Dream Vacations Travel Franchise
Travel agency enables engaged couples to create wedding website and register for honeymoon experiences.



CNBC and Franchise Business Review Recognize CruiseOne® as Nation’s Top Franchise
Delaware-based vacation specialists Bob and Bobbye Haupt included on list of Top 50 Franchisees in U.S.



Villas of Distinction® Adds Luxury Residences in New York City and Westhampton to Its Portfolio
Luxury residences put vacationers in the heart of the city in a private, spacious home-away-from-home overlooking the bustling streets.



Book a Villas of Distinction® Villa in the British Virgin Islands and Receive a Complimentary Rental Car
Promotion valid for new reservations of five-nights or more at any Villas of Distinction British Virgin Islands villas. 



The Sun Sentinel Names World Travel Holdings A Winner Of The South Florida 2016 Top Workplaces Award
World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Sun Sentinel for the second year in a row. 



How Tax Refunds Provide a Helpful Way to Invest in a Business Venture
Home-based travel franchise CruiseOne / Dream Vacations makes business dreams become reality.


04.05.2016 Resort For A Day Enables Customers To Reward Their Travel Agent With Commission
Travel Agents can earn commission on resort day passes booked direct by client.



Travel Agency Franchise Launches Experiential-Focused Brand Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company
Food Truck Takeovers in N.Y., Calif. and Fla. highlight launch campaign.



Villas of Distinction® Announces Exclusive Offer, $500 Concierge Credit
Book select Villas of Distinction’s villas and receive $500 toward concierge services.



Win a Villa Vacation in Jamaica with Villas of Distinction®

Villas of Distinction gives consumers a chance to win a 7-night villa vacation at Cliffside Cottage.


Travel Agents Win National Business Award In Celebration of Women’s History Month
CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. honor female agents with OPAL Award for leadership and community service.



Get in Vacation State-of-Mind with CruiseOne’s National Umbrella Drink Day on Feb. 24 Benefiting Make-A-Wish®
Enter-to-win a 3-day, all-inclusive vacation and receive up to $225 in onboard credit between Feb. 19 and 29, 2016.



In-House Business Development Team Provides Local Support to Home-Based Travel Agents
CruiseOne/Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc. enhances its training and business development programs.


02.02.2016 World Travel Holdings Named a Top 100 Company to Watch for Telecommuting Jobs in 2016 for Second Year in a Row
Based on analysis of more than 40,000 companies and their job posting activity in the last year, World Travel Holdings ranked #31 among the top 100 companies hiring telecommuters in 2016.



How to Travel Like the Rich and Famous … Three Ways a Luxurious Villa Vacation Is Not Out of Reach
Vacation rental experts at Villas of Distinction® reveal how luxurious villas are not only for the rich and famous.



2016 Travvy Awards Recognize World Travel Holdings’ CruiseOne® and Villas of Distinction® Brands with Top Honors
CruiseOne wins Silver and Villas of Distinction wins Gold at second annual awards show presented by travAlliancemedia.



Villas of Distinction® Announces the Top 5 Trending Villa Vacation Destinations for 2016
Full-service premier luxury villa provider, Villas of Distinction releases insight into what destinations are trending for villa vacations in 2016.



Innovation and Growth Characterize CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® As Game-Changers in the Travel Industry in 2015
New technology, training, marketing and support tools lead home-based travel agencies to year of growth.