Travel Industry Veteran Dawn Gillis Joins Dream Vacations in Newly Created Role, Director of Network Sales & Support
New role oversees sales and support services
January 23, 2020 // Franchising.com // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - Dream Vacations has 20/20 vision going into the New Year with a laser focus on increasing agent profitability through enhanced support of its home-based travel agents. The leading travel agency businesses announce that travel industry veteran Dawn Gillis has been announced as Director of Network Sales & Support.
Gillis will oversee business development, group sales and support services. Aligning these teams under one leader will allow for increased collaboration and create an even greater focus on the success and development of the Dream Vacations network.
“Dawn is an amazing individual who has a wealth of knowledge not only about the travel business, but in leadership, sales and entrepreneurship,” said Drew Daly, senior vice president and general manager of Dream Vacations. “Her diverse background makes her an incredible asset to the team and our network.”
Gillis began her career at parent company World Travel Holdings in 1993 as a frontline agent before transitioning over to management. For the past 10 years as Land Product Manager, Gillis has been responsible for growing the company’s land business, which has experienced double-digit growth each of the last four years. Within her career at World Travel Holdings, she also has held positions in training, sales and marketing.
“Getting to know and spending time with the Dream Vacations agents has been so rewarding during my long career with World Travel Holdings, said Gillis. “I’m so excited to kick off 2020 in my new role and for what the New Year will bring - sharing even more experiences together, and working on the best ways to help our network of agents innovate, resolve challenges, and grow their businesses. There’s no better team in the industry and it’s an honor to be part of it.”
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 franchise 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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