Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (February 27, 2014) -
CruiseOne® announced today the appointment of Debbie Fiorino as
senior vice president.
Fiorino, currently serving as Senior Vice President of Human
Resources for parent company World Travel Holding, comes with more
than 20 years of leadership experience. In her roles at
World Travel Holdings spanning more than 11 years, Debbie was
instrumental in many key growth and change initiatives that
continue to have a lasting impact on the organization's continued
success. Prior to joining the organization in 2002, Fiorino served
at companies including KaBloom, Bertucci's Corporation (NE
Restaurant Company) and Medical Diagnostics, Inc.
Fiorino was selected after a three-month search led by Brad
Tolkin, co-chairman and CEO of World Travel Holdings. "After
a very thorough interview and selection process, I am very
confident in my appointment of Debbie," shared Tolkin. "I am
extremely excited about the future of our CruiseOne
division with her at the helm. She will bring a fresh, new
leadership approach that will guide us into the next exciting
"As a member of the selection team, I was very impressed with
Debbie's passion for and knowledge of the travel industry," shared
Bobbye Haupt, franchise owner and chairperson of the advisory
council for CruiseOne®. "I was most intrigued by her clear advocacy
for franchise owners and independent contractors. She struck me as
a visionary leader and I look forward to seeing the fresh ideas and
perspectives she will bring to the respective brands."
Fiorino officially begins her new post on March 31, 2014.