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2013 Press Releases

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12.12.2013

CRUISESONLY® ADDS “FREE HOTEL STAY” OPTION TO ITS LOYALTY CLUB OFFERINGSCruisesOnly®, America’s Largest Cruise Agency, and flagship brand in the World Travel Holdings portfolio of brands, has announced that it is adding a “free hotel stay” option to its already robust Loyalty Club, the exclusive benefits program that rewards customers who have booked with CruisesOnly in the past.

12.5.2013

CRUISEONE® EXPANDS ITS INNOVATIVE FIELD MARKETING PROGRAM
Company now covers 60 percent of U.S. in field marketing support with addition of Northeast specialist.

11.12.2013

THIS VETERAN’S DAY CRUISEONE® ANNOUNCED FIVE WINNERS OF “OPERATION VETREPRENEUR: BECOME YOUR OWN GENERAL” CONTESTWinners received free franchise and attended training featuring government officials.

10.24.2013

CRUISEONE® NAMED A TOP 100 CHAMPION IN THE 2013 SMALL BUSINESS INFLUENCER AWARDSCruiseOne, the nation’s leading cruise retailer as part of World Travel Holdings, has been named a Top 100 Champion in the 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards.

10.22.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® EXECUTIVE RECOGNIZED FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONTRIBUTIONSDeerfield Beach resident Sandi Szalay wins CIO and Golden Mouse Awards.

10.10.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® LAUNCH MOBILE WEBSITES
Always on the cutting edge of technology and meeting the demands of its new and existing customers, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® have launched mobile-friendly versions of its consumer websites.

10.08.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® RAISE MORE THAN $108,000 FOR MAKE-A-WISH® AT 2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ONBOARD NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY Ten wishes to be granted as a result of fundraising activities at weeklong conference.

09.17.2013

WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS AND ITS BRANDS RECEIVE SIX PRESTIGIOUS 2013 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDSWorld Travel Holdings and three of its brands - CruiseOne®, Cruises Inc.® and Villas of Distinction® recognized for innovative programs and marketing campaigns.

09.10.2013

VILLAS OF DISTINCTION® PARTNERS WITH BERMUDA LIMOUSINE INTERNATIONAL OFFERING CLIENTS LUXURY CAR SERVICE FROM DOOR STEP TO HOME AIRPORTPartnership allows clients booking a Villas of Distinction villa to book luxury chauffeured service from their home to their local airport anywhere in the U.S.

08.20.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® NAMED “TOP 100 PRIVATE COMPANY” BY SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNALFort Lauderdale-based company ranked 37 out of 100.

08.15.2013

FIRST AMERICAN TO RUN MARATHON AT SEA BENEFITING MAKE-A-WISH®
“Run Like a Champion, Cruise like a Norwegian” marathon hosted by World Travel Holdings and Norwegian Cruise Line on the new Norwegian Breakaway.


08.14.2013

CRUISESONLY® AND LOYAL CUSTOMERS RAISE MORE THAN $29,000 TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH®Customers help break last year’s fundraising efforts.

06.05.2013

CRUISEONE® NAMED 2013 MILITARY FRIENDLY FRANCHISE® FOURTH YEAR IN A ROWCruiseOne, announces it is ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2013 Military Friendly Franchise® by Victory Media, publisher of  G.I. Jobs.


05.09.2013

CRUISEONE® REACHES IMPORTANT FRANCHISE MILESTONE
Leading travel retailer announces 800th location.


05.01.2013

IN CELEBRATION OF TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK, CRUISES INC.® AWARDS TEACHERS’ EXTRA CREDIT WITH NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Cruises Inc. giving away five home-based business opportunities.


05.01.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® HOST DISNEY®-THEMED BON VOYAGE PARTY FOR MAKE-A-WISH® CHILD SANTIAGONine-year-old Miami resident’s wish to go on a Disney cruise was granted by World Travel Holdings.


04.25.2013

CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® ANNOUNCE 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND THEMECollaboration, Passion and Innovation - Conference sets sail on Norwegian’s newest ship — Norwegian Breakaway® Sept. 29.


04.18.2013

REGIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM GIVES CRUISEONE® AND CRUISES INC.® AGENTS COMPETITIVE EDGEMore agents attending trainings and seeing increased sales.


04.16.2013

CRUISEONE® LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE MARKETING PROGRAMS THAT SUPPORT FRANCHISEESLead-generating video content, paid search and display advertising among programs.


04.09.2013

VILLAS OF DISTINCTION® NOW OFFERS EXCLUSIVE, CUSTOMIZABLE LUXURY PACKAGES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EXCURSIONIST™One-of-a-kind packages help villa rental customers complete their luxurious dream vacation.


04.09.2013

TURN TAX REFUND INTO BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY WITH PURCHASE OF CRUISEONE® FRANCHISECruiseOne® offers low-cost, low-overhead, award-winning travel franchise.


04.04.2013

VILLAS OF DISTINCTION® EXPANDS BARBADOS FREE CAR RENTAL OFFER TO INCLUDE A CHOICE OF COMPLIMENTARY PERKSRent any of the Villas of Distinction Barbados Villas and add one of three complimentary perks to your reservation.


03.08.2013

IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CRUISEONE® ANNOUNCES FIRST RECIPIENT OF OPAL AWARD FOR WOMEN Award honors franchise owner who demonstrates leadership and community service.


02.07.2013

VACATION OUTLET CELEBRATES NEW ONLINE LOOK WITH EXPANDED TRAVEL OFFERINGS AND ADDED DISCOUNTS ON RESORT VACATION PACKAGES Refreshed VacationOutlet.com continues to provide the best deals on resort vacations and cruise getaways with expert customer service.


01.22.2013

VILLAS OF DISTINCTION® TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE, CUSTOMIZABLE LUXURY PACKAGES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EXCURSIONIST™
One-of-a-kind packages help villa rental customers complete their luxurious dream vacation.