Alicia Linden promoted to Vice President of Consumer and Recruitment Marketing and Charity Santiago promoted to Vice President of Training and Events
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 4, 2023) – Home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations and CruiseOne announces two promotions to its executive team. Alicia Linden and Charity Santiago have been promoted to Vice President of Consumer and Recruitment Marketing and Vice President of Training and Events, respectively.
“I’m thrilled to congratulate Alicia and Charity on their well-deserved promotions,” said Drew Daly, senior vice president and general manager for Dream Vacations and CruiseOne. “We always have the best interests of our network of travel advisors at the forefront, and these two leaders have delivered remarkable programs that have been significant in moving our franchise owners’ businesses forward.”
Linden joined World Travel Holdings in 2010 and has almost two decades of experience in marketing, advertising, and promotions. Linden’s expertise has been instrumental in producing results for Dream Vacations/CruiseOne through innovative recruitment and consumer marketing efforts. Linden oversees strategy, planning, and research for marketing initiatives, including branding, advertising, website development, search engine optimization, auto-social programs, customizable email campaigns, and the execution of all marketing programs to support travel advisors. Alicia specializes in lead and demand generation and has helped increase leads, sales, website traffic, email open rates, and brand awareness. The International Franchise Association and several publications owned by Northstar Travel Group have recognized her outstanding work with prestigious industry awards.
Charity Santiago joined World Travel Holdings as a Training Specialist and has played a vital role in enhancing the company’s training offerings and programs. Santiago’s passion for training and development has already had a significant impact for Dream Vacations and CruiseOne franchise owners. As Vice President of Training and Events, Santiago will further enhance all in-person and virtual event offerings. Her work shows her enthusiasm for learning and assisting others to have “lightbulb moments” that benefit their business. In addition, Santiago’s training programs have received recognition from several publications owned by Northstar Travel Group, Litmos, and she received the Emerging Training Leader Award from Training Magazine in 2021.
Promoting these two talented leaders highlights the company’s commitment to supporting its franchisees and its focus on innovation and growth. Dream Vacations/CruiseOne offers franchisees the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while providing the best value.
For more information on owning a Dream Vacations or CruiseOne travel franchise, please visit www.DreamVacationsFranchise.com or call 888-249-8235.
About Dream Vacations and CruiseOne®
A member of the International Franchise Association, the top-ranked home-based travel agency franchise CruiseOne® has been in operation since 1992, and its sister brand Dream Vacations launched in April 2016, giving franchisees a choice in how they want to brand their travel business. Dream Vacations and CruiseOne franchisees have the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while offering the best value. Dream Vacations and CruiseOne is part of World Travel Holdings and has received franchise 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. For more information, visit www.DreamVacationsFranchise.com. Like Dream Vacations on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DreamVacationsFranchise, follow on Twitter at @Dream_Franchise and watch its videos at www.youtube.com/DreamVacationsBusiness.