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2008

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12.30.2008

CRUISEONE RANKS 6TH MOST POPULAR FRANCHISE AMONG VETERANS JOINING THE UPS STORE AND DUNKIN DONUTS
CruiseOne, the nation's leading retailer of cruise travel, has ranked 6th on the International Franchise Association's (IFA) "Top 10 Most Popular Franchises with Veterans" list. The list, compiled through the IFA's Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative ("VetFran"), resulted from a survey to several hundred franchise organizations regarding their involvement with the 1,000+ veterans who have become small business franchisees since 2002. CruiseOne joins major international brands like The UPS Store and Dunkin Donuts on the 2008 Top 10. The Fort Lauderdale-based cruise retailer is the only travel industry franchise opportunity to make this year's list.



12.01.2008

CRUISEONE AND CRUISES INC., NATION’S LEADING RETAILER OF CRUISE TRAVEL, RELEASES LIST OF "TOP 40 CRUISES UNDER $40/DAY"
With a declining economy comes less discretionary spending. However, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. – the nation’s leading retailer network of cruise travel – is seeing cruise bookings continue to rise. Why? Because of the unrivaled value consumers can now find when booking a cruise vacation.


09.14.2008

CRUISEONE AND CRUISES INC. HOST CRUISE LINE EXECUTIVES AND NEARLY 400 CRUISE SPECIALISTS FOR 2008 NATIONAL CONFERENCEFrom September 14 to September 21, nearly 400 franchise owners and cruise professionals, representatives from virtually every major cruise line, and a delegation of industry executives joined the CruiseOne/Cruises Inc. executive team for its 15th annual national conference. Together as part of World Travel Holdings, CruiseOne (a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 550 independent owned cruise-only locations) and Cruises Inc. (the nation’s original host agency network with nearly 500 independent contractors) comprise the nation’s largest independent retailer of cruise travel.



08.01.2008

World Travel Holdings Charters Celebrity's Newest Class of Ship The Celebrity Solstice

WTH's family of brands will offer an exclusive opportunity for their premium clients to experience a taste of the Solstice for a two night sailing from Ft. Lauderdale on November 21st. This 2-night sailing preview will showcase Celebrity Cruises' newest and most innovative product and first new ship built in 5 years.



06.23.2008

WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS NAMED TO TRAVEL WEEKLY'S 2008 POWER LIST
For the second year in a row, World Travel Holdings, ranked at number seventeen, has been named to Travel Weekly’s 2008 Power List.


6.16.2008

VILLAS OF DISTINCTION ANNOUNCES 'BEST VALUE' PROMOTION

Villas of Distinction, one of the largest villa rental companies in the U.S., today launched its “Best Value in Luxury Villa Rentals” promotion featuring exclusive discounted stays at private luxury villas in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Europe. While luxury villa rentals are often perceived to be out of reach for the typical family, this promotion clearly shows that it’s not necessary to sacrifice value in order to have luxury. Travelers can have both this vacation season.


01.29.2008

NATION'S LEADING INDEPENDENT CRUISE RETAILER NETWORK HONORED BY CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES
CruiseOne, a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 500 independent cruise-only travel professionals, and Cruises Inc., the nation’s original host agency network with nearly 500 independent contractors has been inducted into Carnival Cruise Lines’ elite “Pinnacle Club.”



01.07.2008 CRUISES ONLY ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE GROUP CRUISING INCENTIVE PROGRAM
CruisesOnly, America's Largest Cruise Agency, is printing custom shirts, caps and water bottle totes for all new cruise groups that book by January 31, 2008. This exclusive high value package is offered in addition to bonus amenities like ship board credits, welcome aboard receptions and free berths.