March 16, 2015 // Franchising.com // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – For the third year in a row, the leading home-based travel franchise CruiseOne® celebrates Women’s History Month in March by honoring a female CruiseOne Vacation Specialist and Franchise Owner with the OPAL Award for Women. The company has named Pleasant Hill, Calif. resident Margaret Miner the 2015 recipient of this prestigious award.
The OPAL Award recognizes a female franchise owner who demonstrates Outstanding Performance And Leadership. The honoree is active in community and civic organizations, is among CruiseOne’s top selling agents and has exhibited strong business skills. Miner will receive three months of waived fees and a $100 gift certificate.
“Margaret has an impressive resume of community service and has used her franchise as a platform to raise awareness for worthy causes and to help others,” said Tim Courtney, vice president of franchise development at CruiseOne. “She embodies what it means to be an OPAL Award winner and we are pleased to recognize her with this honor.”
Miner has been a CruiseOne franchise owner for two years with a mission of helping others to live fully, giving back to the community and assisting others to travel often. Miner’s community and civic involvement includes membership in her local Chamber of Commerce and sponsorship of community events, organizing group travel for residents of Pleasant Hill Senior Center and hosting fundraising cruises benefiting animal shelters and sanctuaries. In addition, in 2014 she was named Chairwoman of the AHA! Movement Foundation, an anti-hazing awareness movement for teenagers and college students.
CruiseOne is committed to being “Rich in Diversity” and empowers all owners, agents and employees to reach their highest potential by leveraging their broad range of talent, experiences, personalities, viewpoints and ideas to generate business growth.
For more information on owning a CruiseOne travel franchise, please visit www.cruiseonefranchise.com or call 888-249-8235.
In operation since 1992, the home-based travel franchise CruiseOne® is ranked in the top one percent of all franchises worldwide and is a member of the International Franchise Association. As part of World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, CruiseOne franchisees are able to offer their customers the lowest possible pricing on vacations with its 100 percent “Best Price and Satisfaction Guarantee.” 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® and Carnival® Cruise Lines. For more information on CruiseOne, visit www.CruiseOneFranchise.com. Like CruiseOne on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CruiseOneFranchise, and follow us on Twitter at @CruiseOneBiz.
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