FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.– Business rankings indicate that consumers are placing a higher value on travel agents now more than ever. Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc., which are part of World Travel Holdings’ home-based division, have been included on the annual Top Private Companies lists for South Florida Business Journal and Florida Trend for the seventh and fifth year in a row, respectively. Solidifying its status as the best home-based business in the travel industry, Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. made it to the Top 20 with South Florida Business Journal and jumped up 10 spots with Florida Trend. These rankings are based on revenues for the past two years.
“New ships on the horizon coupled with Americans traveling more than ever before mean it is a great time to be a travel agent, and by affiliating with a travel agency franchise or host opportunity, one truly positions themselves for success,” said Debbie Fiorino, senior vice president of Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. “We care more about our franchise owners and independent vacation specialists, and they care more about their customers. There is a trickle-down effect from the personal service our headquarters team provides to the financial success of our home-based agents. Our improved rankings each year reveal that our agents are making more money than ever before.”
Ranked 20th out of 100, Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. are the highest ranked travel agency business opportunity by regional magazine South Florida Business Journal on its annual Top 100 Private Companies list.
Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. are the only travel agency businesses included on Florida Trend’s list of the top 225 private companies headquartered in Florida. This statewide magazine which focuses the business and politics that shape Florida, ranked Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. 159th.
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