CruiseOne / Dream Vacations

  • CruiseOne, Inc.
1201 W. Cypress Creek Rd., # 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-1955
  • (888) 272-4964 / (954) 958-3700
  • (954) 958-3697 (Fax)
  • Mr. Tim Courtney, Vice President, Franchise Development and Ambassador of Veteran Affairs

CRUISEONE / DREAM VACATIONS is a nationwide, home-based cruise & travel franchise company representing all major cruise lines and tour operators. Franchisees are professionally trained in a 6-day comprehensive program. CruiseOne / Dream Vacations provides a heritage of excellence, unrivaled buying power, industry-leading technology solutions, pride of true business ownership, and access to a large corporate support team to help you grow. CruiseOne / Dream Vacations is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and participates in the VetFran and DiversityFran initiatives offering incentives and rebates to encourage business ownership.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1991

Franchising Since: 1992

Operating Units

Franchised Units 1,010 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 1,010 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 1,006 99.6% In 50 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 4 0.4% In 4 Foreign Countries
Total 1,010 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Florida 175
California 92
Texas 88

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 90
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Other Marketing Support Public Relations

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Ft. Lauderdale, FL 6 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth N/A
Cash Investment $9.8K
Total Investment $3.2-21.9K
Average Total Investment $13K


Initial Franchise Fee $.5-9.8K
Average Franchise Fee $5K
On-Going Royalty -22.5K/Yr.
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 0.25%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Other Site Types Allowed Office, Storefront
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 2
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 5
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 5
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 176
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes
Overseas Yes
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