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CruiseOne® Sells Out 2015 National Conference Aboard Norwegian Escape

FortLauderdale, Fla. (June 24, 2015) –CruiseOne®, which is part of World Travel Holdings — the world'slargest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, has announcedthat its 2015 National Conference aboard the brand new Norwegian Escape, hasofficially sold out. With record-breaking attendance for the second year in arow of more than 900 attendees, the National Conference will feature the themeCONNECT and focus on setting the framework for developing strong relationshipsas well as new opportunities.  Attendees will be encouraged to connectsocially using the hashtag #ConnectConference.

“We are oneof the first travel agencies to host a week long national conference at sea andare pioneers in creating a national conference featuring dynamic contentdesigned to engage and educate everyone from newbies to seasoned agents at thesame time,” said Drew Daly, general manager of network engagement andperformance for CruiseOne. “Attendees appreciate having a central themeproviding the context for the week and sets the tone for the year to come.”

From engagingnetworking events and one-on-one meetings with suppliers to educationalworkshops and peer-to-peer brainstorming sessions, the weeklong NationalConference will provide endless opportunities for vacation specialists to makethe CONNECT theme become a reality. The week is about encouraging attendees toconnect with new possibilities and new opportunities within their businesses bylearning about new products, ideas, technology solutions and more.

“I have beena franchisee since 2001 and have attended every National Conference I possiblycould,” said Tim Martin, CruiseOne franchisee in Beaverton, Ore. “It has greatopportunities for formal learning from our vendor partners and from our WorldTravel Holdings staff; however, I get the most value from interacting with myfellow CruiseOne franchise owners. We all face similar challenges in our businessand gaining their working knowledge helps me approach these obstacles in ways Iwould never have thought of myself.”

Engagementinitiatives, which include a robust training and development program, form thefoundation to the success of franchise owners with CruiseOne. In addition tothe annual National Conference, the program features virtual and in-personopportunities for franchisees to connect with each other and suppliers whileworking from home, such as an award-winning online learning management systemproviding interactive and on-demand training on everything from cruise and landproducts to sales skills, a business development team, two-day regionaltrainings throughout the year around the U.S., informal MeetUps and more.

Use the#ConnectConference hashtag to follow the excitement leading up to the annualCruiseOne conference, as well as for updates during the week at sea.

For moreinformation on owning a CruiseOne travel franchise, please visit or call888-249-8235.


In operationsince 1992, the home-based travel franchise CruiseOne® is ranked inthe top three percent of all franchises worldwide and is a member of theInternational Franchise Association. As part of World Travel Holdings, theworld’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company,CruiseOne franchisees are able to offer their customers the lowest possiblepricing on vacations with its 100 percent “Best Price and SatisfactionGuarantee.” CruiseOne has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status,by all the major cruise lines including Norwegian Cruise Line®,Royal Caribbean International®, Celebrity Cruises® andCarnival® Cruise Lines. For more information on CruiseOne, visit CruiseOne on Facebook at,and follow us on Twitter at @CruiseOneBiz.

AboutWorld Travel Holdings

World TravelHoldings is the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travelcompany with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owningsome of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, hotels, resortvacations, cars and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vastportfolio of licensed private label partnerships comprised of top leisuretravel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands andprominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agencyfranchise and the country's original host agency, and is consistentlyrecognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presenceincludes operating multiple owned and private label cruise and vacation brandsin the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Long Island, NY,Wilmington, Mass., Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando, Fla., Virginia Beach, Va., andChorley, United Kingdom. For more information, visit


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