FIRST LOOK AT NEW SPACES AND EXPERIENCES ABOARD THE DISNEY FANTASY

On May 17, 2017, the Disney Fantasy set sail on her first cruise after a sprinkling of pixie dust that brought new fun for kids, adults and families. Each new area is marked by meticulous detail and unmistakable Disney touches. Here’s a first look at some of the ways we added even more magic to … Read moreFIRST LOOK AT NEW SPACES AND EXPERIENCES ABOARD THE DISNEY FANTASY

Carnival Elation cruise to call in Bahamas and Bermuda

Carnival Cruise Line said its Carnival Elation will offer a unique itinerary next spring that includes cruising to Bermuda and the Bahamas from Jacksonville, Fla. The Elation typically does three-, four- and five-day cruises to the Bahamas. The eight-day voyage will operate round-trip from Jacksonville April 7 and will include an overnight call in Heritage … Read moreCarnival Elation cruise to call in Bahamas and Bermuda

Live From Caribbean Princess: Hits & Misses Post Dry Dock

Princess Cruises is showing off its 13-year-old Caribbean Princess, after the ship underwent a multimillion-dollar refurbishment that welcomed several new and revamped spaces, and outfitted it for Princess’ Ocean Medallion program (wearable technology that acts as a virtual concierge). Cruise Critic is onboard testing out all the additions — with the exception of Ocean Medallion, … Read moreLive From Caribbean Princess: Hits & Misses Post Dry Dock

Stats: Record 1.8 Million Travelers Visited Alaska in 2016

Alaska set a new record of 1,857,500 million out-of-state visitors from May to September 2016, according to the latest data from the Alaska Visitor Statistics Program 7 (AVSP 7), the most recently released report by the Alaska Tourism Industry Association (ATIA) and Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED). This sets the record for … Read moreStats: Record 1.8 Million Travelers Visited Alaska in 2016

Sandals possibly looking for buyer

Sandals Resorts International “is exploring options to accelerate the company’s long-term growth and development plans,” the company said in a statement on Thursday. The statement was issued in response to a Reuters report on May 10 that said Sandals was exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company, and hired investment bank Deutsche … Read moreSandals possibly looking for buyer

Make a Batch of Cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15

  The quintessential all-American treat, chocolate chip cookies get their very own holiday on May 15. So we asked the pastry chefs at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to share their recipe. Below you’ll find Chef Erich’s chocolate chip cookie recipe – a delicious and easy sweet you can make at home for memories … Read moreMake a Batch of Cookies from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15