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2015 Press Releases

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10.28.2015

VillaRental.com Now Offers Destination Experts and a Planning Experience That Goes Beyond Booking the Villa
The new VillaRental.com is an online destination guide where consumers can get an insider’s look into Italy, St. Martin, U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico from a local expert.

 

10.05.2015

Five Military Veterans Win Home-Based Travel Franchises
Five military veterans with a passion for travel were recently recognized as the 2015 winners of the fourth annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest.

 

09.30.2015

Franchise Business Review Survey Reveals CruiseOne® Exceeds Industry Standards in Franchisee Satisfaction Five Years in a Row
For five years in row, home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings, has participated in Franchise Business Review’s Franchisee Satisfaction Survey and each year has consistently outpaced the Travel & Hospitality Index in franchise owner satisfaction.

 

09.17.2015

Bahamas Day Pass Expands Its Shore Excursion Offerings in Nassau and Adds Freeport
Bahamas Day Pass, the official distributor of resort day-pass shore excursions and an affiliated partner of Atlantis, Paradise Island’s Marine and Water Park Division, announced today that it has added two more products to it resort day pass offerings — Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas in Nassau and Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach resort in Freeport.

 

09.16.2015

World Travel Holdings’ Brands Win Five in Prestigious 2015 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
World Travel Holdings and its brands including CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.®, Villas of Distinction®, and MileagePlus Cruise Awards have been recognized again this year by Travel Weekly for their industry leadership, outstanding and creative consumer marketing campaigns, industry-first innovations, an informational and engaging travel video library, and exceptional training.

 

09.01.2015

New Franchise Development Website Engages Prospects with Educational Videos and Testimonials
The travel franchise selection process just got easier with the recent launch of CruiseOne’s new recruitment website, www.CruiseOneFranchise.com.

 

08.27.2015

Villas of Distinction® Announces “Free-For-Fall” Promotion
Villas of Distinction®, the world’s premier villa rental company as part of World Travel Holdings, kicked off its “Free-for-Fall” promotion which runs through Dec. 15, 2015.

 

08.19.2015

Travel Agencies Named Among Top Private Companies in Florida
Leading home-based travel agencies CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.®, which are part of World Travel Holdings, have been recognized by South Florida Business Journal and Florida Trend and on their annual lists of Top Private Companies based on revenue.

 

07.30.2015

Villas of Distinction® Partners with Disney in Welcoming One Millionth Guest to Aladdin
Villas of Distinction®, the world’s premier villa rental company as part of World Travel Holdings, helped the cast and crew of Aladdin, Disney’s Tony Award®-winning hit musical, welcome its one millionth guest with a complimentary villa stay.

 

07.15.2015

How to Travel Like the Rich and Famous … Three Ways a Luxurious Villa Vacation Is Not Out of Reach
Summer is underway and the travel planning experts at Villas of Distinction®, the world’s premier villa rental company as part of World Travel Holdings, is sharing three ways consumers can an experience a bucket-list vacation while receiving the best vacation value by staying in a villa.

 

06.22.2015

Villas of Distinction® Offering Complimentary Rental Car in U.S. Virgin Islands
Villas of Distinction®, the world’s premier villa rental company as part of World Travel Holdings announced an exclusive promotion for U.S. Virgin Islands villa rentals.

 

06.11.2015

CruiseOne® Reaches Franchise Milestone with the Opening of Its 1,000th Location
Home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company World Travel Holdings, is announcing today at the annual International Franchise Expo the opening of its 1,000th location. The franchise has locations in all 50 states and Mexico, and grows by 10 percent each year.

 

06.11.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Launch Enhanced Price Quote Program for Agents
Cutting-edge technology advances an agent’s ability to find the ideal cruise vacation for their clients improving the overall agent and customer experience.

 

06.10.2015

Resort for a Day Adds Four New Destinations to Its Portfolio Including Its First-Ever Resorts in Europe
Resort for a Day, the largest distributor of resort day-pass shore excursions as part of World Travel Holdings, announced today that it has added four new destinations to its portfolio of resorts including its first-ever resorts in Europe.

 

06.09.2015

Villas of Distinction® Named Best Luxury Travel Provider in Ocean Home Magazine’s 2015 Platinum List
Out of more than 500 nominations in 16 categories total, Villas of Distinction is chosen by a judging panel consisting of the magazine’s team of editors, senior writers and publishers.

 

05.25.2015

CruiseOne® Launches Fourth Annual Contest for Military Veterans on Memorial Day
Home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings — the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, celebrates Military Appreciation Month in May with the launch of its fourth annual “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest.

 

05.06.2015

CruiseOne® Celebrates Top Producers During Tulip Time River Cruise
CruiseOne® recently recognized its top-producing franchise owners who are members of the home-based network’s prestigious “Circle of Excellence,” with a special Tulip Time River Cruise aboard the AmaSonata.

 

04.27.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Named a Top Workplace by Sun Sentinel and Workplace Dynamics
CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ® is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Top Workplaces in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel and Workplace Dynamics.

 

04.23.2015

Five Must-Dos to Ensure the Perfect Holiday Villa Vacation
Villas of Distinction®, a full-service premier luxury villa provider with an extensive portfolio of thousands and as part of World Travel Holdings, reports that holiday and New Year villa rentals are already filling up quickly and now is the optimal time to book a villa vacation.

 

03.24.2015

Book a Villas of Distinction® Villa in the British Virgin Islands and Receive a Complimentary Rental CarVillas of Distinction®, a full-service premier luxury villa provider with an extensive portfolio of thousands and as part of World Travel Holdings, announced that it is offering up to a 7-day free car rental on new villa reservations for any of Villas of Distinction’s British Virgin Islands villas.

 

03.24.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Rewards Agents With Six Figures in Bonuses
CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ®, which are part of World Travel Holdings, recently rewarded a total of six figures in bonuses to more than 70 of its home-based travel agents for achieving the company’s yearly targeted goals. These bonuses are above and beyond the normal commissions earned.

 

03.13.2015

Travel Agents Win National Business Award In Celebration of Women’s History MonthLeading home-based travel agencies CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc. ®  celebrate Women’s History Month in March by  honoring a female vacation specialist from CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. with the OPAL Award for Women.

 

02.26.2015

CruiseOne® Launches Elite Customer Recognition Program for Top Customers
Leading home-based travel franchise CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings — the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has launched its Elite Customer Recognition Program to thank its top customers for their patronage.

 

02.20.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Reveal the Top Three Cruise Destinations for 2015
Consumers are seeking warm weather destinations as a result of this year’s harsh winter, and no end is in sight with an extra six weeks of winter weather according to Punxsutawney Phil’s annual Groundhog Day predictions. As proof, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.®, which are part of World Travel Holdings — the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has revealed the top three cruise destinations for 2015 based on cruise bookings scheduled to depart this year, and all three are renowned for their warm weather and beaches.

 

02.17.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Launch Travel Agent Engagement Program for its Network
Always seeking new ways to engage and educate its network of travel agents, CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.®, which are part of World Travel Holdings — the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has launched its new Meet Up initiative.

 

02.05.2015

Villas of Distinction® Uncovers Five Ways a Villa Vacation Can Rekindle the Romance

Villas of Distinction®, a full-service premier luxury villa provider with an extensive portfolio of thousands and as part of World Travel Holdings, is revealing the reasons why staying in a private, luxurious villa is the smartest option for the most romantic and memorable vacation.

 

01.27.2015

World Travel Holdings Named a Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs in 2015 by FlexJobs
Based on analysis of more than 30,000 companies and their job posting activity during last year, World Travel Holdings ranked #30 among the top 100 companies to watch for remote job opportunities in 2015.

 

01.27.2015

Bahamas Day Pass Launches with the Most Sought After Resort Shore Excursions in Nassau, Bahamas
Bahamas Day Pass gives cruisers the ability to spend the day at two of the most popular resorts in the Bahamas including Atlantis.

 

01.27.2015

CruiseOne® Certified as a World-Class Franchise By The Franchise Research Institute
CruiseOne®, a leading home-based travel franchise as part of World Travel Holdings, has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® for 2015.

 

01.21.2015

CruiseOne® and Cruises Inc.® Experience Double-Digit Sales and Recruitment Increases in 2014
Home-based cruise agencies attribute achievements to new technology, training, marketing and support tools.

 

01.15.2015

World Travel Holdings Launches New Brand — Bahamas Day Pass
Bahamas Day Pass gives cruisers the ability to spend the day at two of the most sought after resorts in the Bahamas.

 

01.13.2015

Fourth Consecutive Year, World Travel Holdings Recognized as One of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America
For the fourth consecutive year, World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, announces its recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.

 

01.07.2015

Villas of Distinction® Names the Hottest Villa Vacation Destinations for 2015
Full-service premier luxury villa provider, Villas of Distinction releases insight into what destinations are trending for villa vacations in 2015.