World Voyager Vacations Acquires Cruise Center of Puyallup

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Combined strength make World Voyager Vacations one of the largest cruise sellers in the south end of Puget Sound.

World Voyager Vacations (, a Federal Way-based leisure travel agency, today announced it has acquired Cruise Center of Puyallup.

The transaction will make World Voyager Vacations one of the largest cruise sellers in the south Puget Sound area. The sale was closed on June 13, 2006. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

“World Voyager Vacations and the Cruise Center of Puyallup have long been each others biggest competition in the south end,” said Jerry Vaughn, president and founder of World Voyager Vacations. “We’ve watched each other’s success and look forward to combining strengths in an effort to provide our newly expanded customer base with the highest level of service.”

According to Vaughn, the longevity of Cruise Center in the South-End gives it deep roots in the community and compliments World Voyager Vacations’ local client base. In turn, World Voyager Vacations will expand its reach into Puyallup, one of the fastest growing areas in Pierce County.

“The Cruise Center has been in our family for more than 20 years, and we wouldn’t hand it over to just anyone,” said Brad Trout, former owner of Cruise Center of Puyallup. “We’re confident that we’re handing over the reins to the right leadership. World Voyager Vacations track record of success in the market reassures us that our clientele will receive the best possible service.”

Cruise Center of Puyallup will now be known as World Voyager Vacations Cruise Center. The store location will remain open and its employees will remain servicing clients.

About World Voyager Vacations

World Voyager Vacations ( is a leisure travel agency that specializes in cruise and resort vacation packages. It was established in 1999 by founders Jerry and Carol Vaughn and is part of the Ensemble Travel Group™. World Voyager Vacations is a licensed seller of travel in Washington state and California. President, Jerry Vaughn hosts “The World Voyager Vacation Hour” on KLAY 1180AM every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Jerry Vaughn

World Voyager Vacations

(253) 661-7199

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