2017 On Pace to be Record-Breaking Year for CruiseOne, Dream Vacations along with Cruises Inc. –
Monumental sales along with an increase in higher-priced purchases indicate which travel agents affiliated with home-based franchise opportunity CruiseOne along with Dream Vacations, along with business opportunity Cruises Inc. are on track to have a record-breaking 2017. Committed to helping agents increase their individual earnings along with run profitable businesses, CruiseOne/Dream Vacations along with Cruises Inc. continue to launch brand new innovations which increase the bottom line along with improve efficiencies.
“Our agents’ success is actually our only business, so everything we do is actually to support our franchisees along with independent agents,” said Debbie Fiorino, senior vice president. “We are committed to maintaining the best support staff to agent ratios inside the industry, along with in 2017 we are funding more than one million dollars in marketing promotions along with launching a personal concierge service to assist agents in building their groups business.”
which’s Snow Secret Promotion
which’s Snow Secret which the first exclusive promotion of the year, which offered an onboard credit on cruises along using a vacation credit for resort stays, led to record-breaking sales. As a result of This specific headquarters-funded promotion, agents individually experienced an average of 43 percent growth in sales along using a 27 percent increase in bookings. In addition, 2017 bookings exhibit which consumers are purchasing more balconies along with suites, along with their destination of choice is actually still the Caribbean, while Europe is actually producing a strong comeback.
“The richness of the offer coupled with our agent’s engagement along with utilization of marketing assets contributed to the overall success of This specific promotion along with stellar start to 2017,” said Rosemarie Reed, vice president of sales & marketing. “Cruise lines’ shift in marketing strategies to focus on value-adds rather than cost coupled with our rich exclusive promotions has resulted in consumers buying higher-priced vacation options. We expect This specific trend to continue through wave season along with beyond, along with we are thrilled because which means our agents are earning more.”
Virtual Cruise Nights
With only 20 percent of the population having been on a cruise, CruiseOne, Dream Vacations along with Cruises Inc. believe which educating consumers about cruising will be instrumental in gaining market share among first-timers. Continuing its support of how its network of home-based travel agents educate along with attract brand new business, Dream Vacations is actually launching a series of virtual cruise nights which are hosted by General Manager Drew Daly. Cruise line representatives will develop the opportunity to share the latest news on what their cruise line has to offer, while listeners will be able to take advantage of exclusive promotions. The first virtual cruise night is actually with Carnival Cruise Line on February 13 at 7:30 p.m. EST. Visit http://bit.ly/2loSQod to learn how to sign up.
With cruisers learning the value of booking in advance along with the benefits of group travel, the brand new Groups Concierge will revolutionize the ease in which travel franchise owners along with independent agents capitalize on This specific travel trend by walking them step-by-step through the entire complex process — coming from group acquisition, contract negotiation along with marketing to closing sales, data entry, servicing along with booking for groups as tiny as eight cabins along with as large as full ship charters. “Applause to the Operations team. We have been waiting because of This specific kind of groups support,” said Dream Vacations Franchise Owner Neil Ralph coming from View Park, Calif.
“We have a lot to celebrate in 2017 with all three of our agencies having an anniversary, along with with This specific year shaping up to be one for the books,” added Fiorino. “Supporting our home-based agents has along with always will remain our top priority.”