Published on : Wednesday, October 8, 2014
CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. which are part World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, is pleased to announce that two members of its leadership team have been recognized for their contributions to the community, as well as to the travel and franchising industries.
South Florida Sun Sentinel honored Vice President of Franchise and Network Development Tim Courtney, CFE with the “Top Workplaces for People on the Move” award, while Women in EcommerceTM recognized Vice President of Marketing Rosemarie Reed as a Digital Marketing Leader at its third annual Golden Mouse Awards.
“Tim and Rosemarie demonstrate on a daily basis the characteristics of strong leaders which enable them to take CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. to new heights — their ingenuity, management, decision-making and more — and I am thrilled to see outside organizations recognize them for their efforts,” said Debbie Fiorino, senior vice president of CruiseOne and Cruises Inc.
The South Florida Sun Sentinel’s Top Workplaces for People on the Move Awards honored ten individuals under 45 for their contributions to their organizations and the community.
Courtney was recognized for developing CruiseOne and Cruises Inc.’s commitment to diversity and military veterans through internal programs and recruitment; his franchise advocacy efforts which include leadership roles in travel and various committees within the International Franchise Association; his annual record-breaking recruitment rates; and his continuous support of various non-profit and trade organizations.
The Golden Mouse Awards presented by Women in Ecommerce honors 14 South Florida women who successfully leverage the Internet to promote their businesses, organizations and industries while making a difference in the South Florida community.
Reed was recognized for her career growth from IT Project Manager to eventually leading the marketing division, where she spearheaded the company’s digitalization of its marketing efforts including the re-branding of the consumer websites and the creation of their mobile-friendly versions, innovative online advertising, email marketing campaigns and more.
CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. are consistently recognized as leaders in the business, franchise and travel industries.
Other distinctions the companies have received this year include recognition from various franchise industry and regional publications as a Top Private Company, Veteran-Friendly, Minority-Friendly and more.