VIDEO: Science of Universal Orlando Resort: Jurassic Park

VIDEO: Science of Universal Orlando Resort: Jurassic Park

September 30, 2020 Upon entering Jurassic Park at Universal Orlando Resort, guests are taken out of their daily environment and into a Costa Rican jungle. Thanks to the work of architects and landscape artists, the prehistoric theme is brought to life with detailed Jurassic Period plant species, including the ginkgo biloba tree. “Science of Universal Orlando Resort” is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with Universal...

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Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Contingency Planning Part 4 of a 5-Part Series

Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Contingency Planning Part 4 of a 5-Part Series

September 29, 2020 By: Annette Miller Traveling with someone living with special needs requires an additional layer of planning. In the previous installments of this series, I provided you with an overview , discussed how planning together can make a difference, and talked about the importance of choosing the right location . Since today’s topic, contingency planning, is a little more fluid – based on the personal needs of an...

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Sun, Sand and Social Distancing: Privacy Has Always Been a Luxury at Sandals Resorts

Sun, Sand and Social Distancing: Privacy Has Always Been a Luxury at Sandals Resorts

September 28, 2020 By Robert Stephens from Sandals Resorts Yes, Sandals has taken safety measures to another level. But take a long look and you’ll notice that the qualities travelers crave more than ever have actually been at these resorts all along. Image: The pristine Sandals Grande Antigua Resort, providing the space you need, with the luxurious all-inclusive privacy you want. Just before midnight,...

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7 Things You Need to Know About the Universal Orlando Resort App

7 Things You Need to Know About the Universal Orlando Resort App

By Katie Schmidt, Managing Editor of Universal Orlando Resort Blog I like my phone like my parents wish I had liked my bedroom growing up — clean and void of clutter. If I’m going to download an app and let it live on a device I carry around with me everywhere I go, it needs to have purpose, utility, perks, and some sort of something I can use to pass the time. Wouldn’t ya know it, the Universal Orlando Resort App is...

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Why Use A Travel Agent

Why Use A Travel Agent

September 24, 2020 By: Carrie Fulton There’s Expedia, Travelocity and Google …. why does anyone need a Travel Agent? Simply put, you’re busy!  Your time has value, and planning a trip takes precious time that could be used doing something else. Travel agents who work for agencies actually submit applications, go through levels of interviews then have dozens of hours of training to become experts in their field. ...

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10 Cruising Tips for Adults on the Disney Dream

10 Cruising Tips for Adults on the Disney Dream

September 22, 2020 By: Maggie Ballantyne When I went on my first Disney cruise, I was with a majority adults-only group for most of the trip. As a Wishes Family Travel agency, we decided to sail for four nights on the Disney Dream. Afterall, we are trained, TRAVELED, and trusted, and strive to experience everything we are selling to our clients. Our recommendations really are based on firsthand experiences. While most of my clients for...

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Back to School: Make Paradise Your Virtual Classroom! Palace Resorts Extends Kids & Teens Stay Free Promotion

Back to School: Make Paradise Your Virtual Classroom! Palace Resorts Extends Kids & Teens Stay Free Promotion

September 21, 2020 By: Carolina Guerrero, Palace Resorts Virtual learning and remote working has never been this easy! Palace Resorts is excited to announce the extension of its Kids & Teen Stay Free promotion through the remainder of the year. Given that most children will be returning to the classroom virtually, and most parents continue to work remotely, it’s a win-win for parents and kids, who can now “work” in...

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Best Places to Visit in October

By Mark Ellwood by cntraveler.com After months cooped up inside, some of us are starting to consider dipping our toes into travel again. Even amid current constraints, there are options for a rewarding trip. How far from home you might go is based on personal comfort levels, but during the current pandemic, all vacations should be planned as responsibly as possible, with an abundance of caution. If you’re staying domestic, check...

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Everything You Need to Know About Fish Extenders on Disney Cruise Line

Everything You Need to Know About Fish Extenders on Disney Cruise Line

September 17, 2020 By: Christina Szewczuk What is a Fish Extender and how does it work? A Fish Extender Exchange (or FE) is a gift exchange – kind of like a Secret Santa! A group, or several groups, of people who are cruising together on the same cruise organize a gift exchange. You are assigned to a group of fellow cruisers. There are groups of different sizes so your commitment can be larger or smaller. (The one I did last time...

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