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Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. Fact Sheet

Founded:                              

CruiseOne –1992
Dream Vacations – 2016
Cruises Inc. – 1982

Key Executives:                    

Brad Tolkin, Co-Chairman and CEO
Jeff Tolkin, Co-Chairman and CEO
Debbie Fiorino, Senior Vice President
Drew Daly, General Manager of Network Engagement & Performance
Joelle Delva, Vice President of Operations
Sandi Szalay, Vice President of Information Technology
Rosemarie Reed, Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
Dustin Jones, Vice President of Engagement
Sean Tolkin, Director of Corporate Development                                               

Number of Agents:               

CruiseOne/Dream Vacations – 1,300+ franchisees
Cruises Inc. – 700+ independent agents 

Support Provided:                

Marketing
Agents enjoy turn-key, personalized marketing programs, 90% of which are free, including:

  • $4 Million in corporately-funded marketing programs and strategic partnerships annually
  • A web top publishing system which enables franchise owners and agents to customize marketing collateral
  • Marketing co-op programs with major cruise line partners
  • Personalized, trigger-based CRM programs
  • Lead generation programs
  • National and local public relations and business development support
  • Free Automated Social Media program
  • Free Honeymoon Registry
  • Free library of professional travel videos
  • Free Vacation Superhero Referral Program©
  • Free Loyalty Cruise Perks program
  • Strategic partnerships with cruise line and land suppliers and corporations, such as lifestyle brands Tumi, Swarovski, Wine.com and Beyond Proper                                               

Training
Focuses on the core components of the travel industry as it relates to cruising, resort stays and land tours, and includes curriculum presented by the companies’ cruise line and travel partners. Continuing online education keeps agents at the top of their game. Five regional training opportunities offered each year that include exciting land-based and cruise-based seminars, and an Immersive Education Series focusing on niches including Land, Luxury, River and Group Summits, culminating with an award-winning annual National Conference. 

Technology
Best-in-class technologies help franchise owners and agents market, sell and service customers while remaining profitable.

Cutting-edge technology solutions include:

  • Customized websites for agents with an enhanced booking path, making it easy to see all cruise line promotions and to book online
  • State-of-the-art reservation system, “My Cruise Control,” with real-time access to live cruise line inventory
  • Private intranet keeping franchise owners and agent connected to promotions and selling tools
  • Personalized mobile websites
  • Cruise Fare Watch monitors for price changes                                               

Groups
A Groups Concierge assists agents in every aspect of booking a group from start to finish. Plus, they have the ability to create customizable Groups Registration websites. 

About CruiseOne:                
In operation since 1992, travel agents with the top-ranked home-based travel agency franchise CruiseOne® have the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while offering the best value. A member of the International Franchise Association, CruiseOne is part of World Travel Holdings and has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines as well as national recognition for its support of military veterans. 

About Dream Vacations:      
Travel agents with the top-ranked home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations have the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while offering the best value. A member of the International Franchise Association, Dream Vacations is part of World Travel Holdings and has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines as well as national recognition for its support of military veterans.  

About Cruises Inc:               
In operation since 1982, Cruises Inc.® is the original work-from-home travel agency business opportunity. With an A-rating from the Better Business Bureau, Cruises Inc. has independent vacation specialists nationwide who create seamless vacation experiences, whether it be a cruise, resort stay or land tour, with the support of World Travel Holdings, the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company. 

About World Travel Holdings:                              
World Travel Holdings is the nation's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, hotels, resort vacations, cars and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of licensed private label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency, and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise and vacation brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Virginia Beach, Va.; New York, NY; and Chorley, England. 

Address:             
1201 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 

Phone:                                               

CruiseOne / Dream Vacations – 888-249-8235
Cruises Inc. – 888-462-4992 

Websites:                              

CruiseOne Consumer – CruiseOne.com
Dream Vacations Consumer – DreamVacations.com
CruiseOne and Dream Vacations Recruitment – DreamVacationsFranchise.com
Cruises Inc. Consumer – CruisesInc.com
Cruises Inc. Recruitment – SellCruises.com 
World Travel Holdings – WorldTravelHoldings.com 

Social Media:                        

Facebook

Twitter

  • CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Recruitment –@Dream_Franchise
  • CruiseOne Consumer - @CruiseOne
  • World Travel Holdings – @WTH_Inc 

Instagram

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