CruiseOne Continues To Gain Momentum As A Leading Travel Franchise, Earning Coveted Spots In 2011 Rankings And Awards
May 09, 2011 // Franchising.com // Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – CruiseOne, the nation's leading cruise travel retail network as part of World Travel Holdings, is starting the year off on a positive note with year-over-year upward movement in some of the world's top franchise lists, as well as adding one new ranking to its roster. Earning recognition alongside renowned brands like Cold Stone Creamery, H & R Block and Dunkin' Donuts, CruiseOne has demonstrated its ever-increasing value to franchisees versus competing travel industry companies.
So far in 2011, the company has gained the following accolades:
- #58 in Entrepreneur Magazine's "Franchise 500®," up from #90 in 2010
- #25 in Entrepreneur's "Fastest Growing Franchise," up from #76 in 2010
- #13 in Entrepreneur's "Top Low Cost Franchise," up from #25 in 2010
- #14 in Entrepreneur's "Top Homebased Franchise," up from #25 in 2010
- #51 in Entrepreneur's "America's Top Global Franchises," up from #74 in 2010
- #76 in Dun & Bradstreet's "AllBusiness All-Star Franchise TOP 300," up from #102 in 2010
- #27 in FranchiseBusinessReview's "Top Low Cost Franchises," a new ranking for CruiseOne in 2011
"We could not be more proud of our rankings in this year's franchise lists, and attribute these placements to the success of our hard-working franchise owners," said Dwain Wall, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CruiseOne. "As the travel industry continues to grow, CruiseOne maintains a fervent commitment to providing a quality business model with a renowned reputation, connecting franchisees with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to become successful small business owners."
To learn more or become part of the CruiseOne family, visit www.CruiseOneFranchise.com.
Rankings on the aforementioned lists are based upon brand awareness; financial strength and stability; years the company has been in business; total number of franchises that exist; franchisee satisfaction and other factors.
CruiseOne, the nation's largest home-based franchise travel agent network, was founded in 1992 and currently has more than 700 locations. The company is part of World Travel Holdings (WTH), the nation's largest cruise retailer. The company has relationships with every major cruise line and many tour operators and as a result, offers consumers the lowest possible pricing. CruiseOne is consistently recognized for its efforts, including being named Royal Caribbean's "Partner of the Year," Celebrity Cruises' "National Account Partner of the Year" and Carnival Cruise Line's "Travel Partner of the Year."