In a safety-enhancing move, Royal Caribbean International is adding certified lifeguards at all pools across its fleet. “The addition of lifeguards on Royal Caribbean’s ships is a positive move,” says Peggy Rosenthal, franchise owner and vacation specialist, Dream Vacations, Bella Vista, AR. “As a former lifeguard, I respect the water and support moves to improve water safety.” Travel … Read moreRoyal Caribbean Adds Lifeguards for All Swimming Pools
Norwegian Cruise Line has signed pact with Italy’s Fincantieri to build at least four 3,300-passenger ships between 2022 and 2025. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings chairman Frank Del Rio said the new class of ship will be a high earner but at the same time be more versatile in deployment. The four ships, being delivered from … Read moreWith new ships, Norwegian Cruise Line goes smaller
In separate announcements, United Airlines and Aeromexico both said they will introduce new U.S. routes later this spring and summer. United will have 13 new routes to secondary cities and, strengthening its position at its home base, will have six of them out of its home base at Chicago O’Hare, according to Boarding Area. Starting … Read moreUnited, Aeromexico To Introduce New U.S. Routes
While it has been more than half a decade since it was first announced, Pandora – The World of Avatar is finally going to welcome its first guests in just a few weeks. With that in mind, Disney has started really promoting this new land, even releasing the following preview commercial last night during the … Read morePandora – The World of Avatar is Almost Ready. Here’s Everything You Need to Know
It may take people to make the dream of Walt Disney World a reality, but it takes busses, monorails, and boats to get the dream moving. It may sound hyperbolic, but Walt Disney World really is its own city, and as such it is constantly making changes to the various transportation options around the resort … Read more4 Confirmed and Rumored Transportation Changes Coming to Walt Disney World
Looking for a travel agency that won’t just book you vacation, but also give you the personalize service you deserve and be there for you every day until the day you return home? Maybe it’s time you finally contacted Destinations with Character Travel! Destinations with Character Travel‘s goal is to be “Someone to Trust with … Read moreMaybe it’s time you finally contacted Destinations with Character Travel!
Madame Tussauds Orlando recently unveiled a new interactive guest experience in the themed room that features Brazilian soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. In addition to featuring this popular wax figure, the attraction has added a one-of-kind customized camera system that utilizes a total of 40 different cameras and 488 million megapixels to stitch … Read moreMadame Tussauds Unveils New Photo Technology Experience
Alto Mayo Protected Forest Coffee roasted by Joffrey’s Coffee is now served at select restaurants across Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort as part of their press pot coffee service. This high-quality, organic coffee is grown in Peru as part of a Conservation International project that aids to protect forests and promotes economic development … Read moreDisney Parks and Resorts to Begin Serving Joffrey’s Alto May Protected Forest Coffee
Over the past few days, news about price hikes and a potential Skyway-style elevated transportation system connecting Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Epcot and nearby hotels have been dominating the news, with fans getting into heated debates about the current and future state of Walt Disney World’s theme parks. However, even though there are quite a … Read more7 Quiet Changes at Walt Disney World You Probably Didn’t Notice
Theme park attractions come and go all the time, and even though we’d like all our favorite rides and shows to stick around forever, the sad fact is that we have to say goodbye to at least a few every year. This month, the Magic Kingdom gets ready to say goodbye to its long-running nighttime … Read more5 Endangered Disney Attractions You Should See Before They Disappear FOREVER (February 2017)
Though construction is well underway on Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Pandora – The World of Avatar is just about to open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there really isn’t that much on the docket for Epcot, at least for right now. However, that doesn’t mean that there is … Read more4 Changes Happening Right Now at Epcot
Epcot will kick off its 90-day celebration of spring, the 2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, on Wednesday, March 1. More than 30 million blooms will blanket the park during the festival, and some new friends will join the lineup of more than 100 signature topiaries, but this Guest-favorite event offers delights for more … Read moreEpcot International Flower & Garden Festival Returns March 1
With the introduction of new guidemaps on Sunday, Feb. 26, the FastPass+ kiosk in Africa will move from its current location near the Dawa Bar to a new location near the Kilimanjaro Safaris standby queue. Disney Parks states: Guests looking for assistance with entitlements or booking can be directed to any of the three kiosks … Read moreDisney’s Animal Kingdom FastPass+ Kiosk at Africa Moving
The dates for 2017 Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 27,have officially been released!Even better news is that for 2017 Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will run for a record 34 nights!For 2017, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will run from September 15th to November 4th. Special vacation packages are available that include admission to both … Read moreDates Announced for Universal Orlando – Halloween Horror Nights 27 (2017)
Having sailed on over one hundred cruises, I have seen a great many different ships over the last three decades—across all the major standard to luxury lines. As such, I have a pretty good idea of what would make the best cruise ship if you were to take the best elements from various vessels in … Read moreWhat Would a Best of the Best Cruise Ship Look Like?