Debbie Fiorino Named a Power Woman by Moves Magazine
Fiorino, Chief Operating Officer for Dream Vacations, one of 25 influential women recognized for driving social change
November 19, 2019 // Franchising.com // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - Dream Vacations Chief Operating Officer Debbie Fiorino was recently named a Power Woman by Moves magazine at its 16th annual Moves Power Women Gala in New York, which was hosted by Emmy-winning news anchor and former Power Woman Sukanya Krishnan. This event honors and celebrates women who embody the magazine’s commitment to women’s rights, social fairness and equality.
Honorees are considered to be influencers unafraid to stand up for their beliefs, yet are compassionate by nature; dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others and in society; demonstrate leadership; and seen as a role model for future women leaders. They are selected from a broad spectrum of industries - from Hollywood to the boardroom to paving the way for females in the military and in the newsroom. Fiorino was one of 25 honorees and she shared the spotlight with Academy Award nominee actress Helena Bonham Carter; Critics’ Choice Television Award Winner Bellamy Young; the first female fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force Major General Jeannie Leavitt; and Celebrity Cruises’ Captain Kate McCue, the first American female U.S. cruise liner captain; among others. Past travel industry award winners include Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity Cruises, who both won in 2016.
“To be recognized alongside these world-renown influential women has been a surreal experience,” said Fiorino. “Becoming a travel agency franchise owner with Dream Vacations empowers women to take control of their destiny and have a career in an industry they are passionate about. It provides the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others by opening the world through dream vacation experiences.”
Fiorino was honored for her leadership and contributions to making entrepreneurial dreams come true for women within the travel agent industry. A dynamic leader who excels at delivering results and driving change. Under her leadership, Dream Vacations comprises the fastest-growing cruise division in North America within parent company World Travel Holdings. Not afraid to take risks, Fiorino immersed herself in all areas of the business, helping others realize their full potential, challenging what once was and making sacrifices along the way to transform this area of business.
About Dream Vacations
Travel agents with the top-ranked home-based travel agency franchise Dream Vacations have the resources to plan and create seamless vacation experiences for their customers while offering the best value. A member of the International Franchise Association, Dream Vacations is part of World Travel Holdings and has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines as well as national recognition for its support of military veterans.
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