Aulani Resort Will Plan to Begin a Phased Reopening on November 1

Aulani Resort Will Plan to Begin a Phased Reopening on November 1

by Nikki Moreno, Public Affairs Director, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Aloha! Over the past several months we have enjoyed sharing some Aulani Resort magic with you at home. We shared peaceful scenes from the resort to help you find your Zen, an inside look at Aulani Resort, Cast Member performances of hula at home and celebrated national Lū‘au Month. Through it all, we have looked forward...

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Universal’s Attraction Assistance Pass

Universal’s Attraction Assistance Pass

October 29, 2020 By: Annette Miller Physical and cognitive challenges can present vacationers with an entirely new set of considerations when planning for or taking a trip. If you or someone in your travel party has difficulty standing in queues for attractions, the Attraction Assistance Pass may be a helpful addition to your vacation. What is it? Universal’s Attraction Assistance Pass is intended for guests who have physical or...

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VIDEO:Discover ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Treasured Secrets | Disneyland Resort

VIDEO:Discover ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Treasured Secrets | Disneyland Resort

October 28, 2020 Journey to a time when scalawags pillaged and marauded and didn’t give a hoot! The flotsam and jetsam will push you through an adventure that has been convincing Guests for five decades that the pirate’s life may be just right for them. Need a little more convincing, then keep yer eyes peeled for fun facts that may reveal the schemes of these dreaded band of...

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The Spookiest Destination in Each State

The Spookiest Destination in Each State

October 31, 2020 By: Scott Hartbeck, Travel Pulse Jack O’ Lantern In Woodland With Mist (photo courtesy iStock / Getty Images Plus / RomoloTavani) Crank up the Creepiness It’s that time of year again. Time for pumpkin-spice everything and spending our time actively pursuing getting the living daylights scared out of us. In addition to testing your nerves at the harrowing local haunted house, why not pay a visit to your...

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Post-Covid Positive Changes at Universal Orlando

Post-Covid Positive Changes at Universal Orlando

October 27, 2020 By: Maggie Ballantyne I traveled down to Universal Orlando within 30 days of the parks reopening to the public following the Covid19 shutdown. While I do not think we are officially “post-Covid” yet, I want to share with you some obvious changes you will see around the Universal Parks and Resorts. These are all changes I experienced firsthand. Hand Sanitizer It. Is. Everywhere. Sprinkled throughout every resort...

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Universal Orlando’s Ultimate Guide to Jurassic Park

Universal Orlando’s Ultimate Guide to Jurassic Park

October 26, 2020 EDITOR’S NOTE: The imagery shown throughout this blog post does not represent current operational and safety guidelines at Universal Orlando Resort.  Please refer to our safety guidelines here.  Seeing a dinosaur on screen for the first time is a moment most of us will never forget. Having a dinosaur in real life interrupt your photo op by attempting to bite your head is also a moment that most of us...

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19 Amazing Things Antigua Is Known For

19 Amazing Things Antigua Is Known For

By Kylie Morrow, Sandals Blog Contributor There are plenty of reasons to choose Antigua for a vacation, including the reality that the island is a choice culinary destination, a land of beautiful beaches and other amazing scenery, and the fact that vacationing here means you’ll likely also get a chance to spend some time on sister island, Barbuda. When it comes down to it, the reasons to love Antigua are all tied into the...

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Travel in the time of Covid – Part 1 Flying the Truly Friendly Skies

Travel in the time of Covid – Part 1 Flying the Truly Friendly Skies

October 22, 2020 By: Carrie Fulton We’ve all wondered if now is a great time or horrible time to travel.  We want to get away, we need a change of scenery and darn it we just want a break! As a wife and mom of three teenagers, we have been mostly cooped up in our house since March.  We always take some sort of vacation whether it’s Spring Break or Summer vacation.  We had great plans over Spring Break which all got...

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Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Flexibility is Key Part 5 of a 5-Part Series

Planning with a Special Needs Mom – Flexibility is Key Part 5 of a 5-Part Series

October 20, 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 an overview of some of the factors to take into consideration when planning a vacation, then we talked about planning together, selecting the right location, and the importance of having a contingency plan in the event that something doesn’t go as planned....

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