THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO UNIVERSAL ORLANDO HOTEL POOLS

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO UNIVERSAL ORLANDO HOTEL POOLS

Dip your toes into this blog. Michelle Russo Welcome to Florida: the sunshine state. The perfect place for you to dip your toes into our beautiful and refreshing pools. Or you might want to grab a cocktail and make a shaded lounge chair your next nap destination. Well, if you’re staying at one of our amazing hotels, you’re in the perfect place. Universal Orlando Resort is just that—a resort. You’re minutes away from Universal Studios...

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Top 4 Things to Do in Hawaii with Kids

Top 4 Things to Do in Hawaii with Kids

By Norwegian Cruise Line Blog Staff Many people think of Hawaii as a romantic retreat for honeymooners, but it’s also the ultimate family vacation destination. When it comes to traveling with kids, the easier the better, and Hawaii is as convenient as it is beautiful. There’s no need to cross international borders or exchange money. With endless sun, lush forests, charming towns, and rich history, Hawaii offers loads of...

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More Details on Enchanted Rose – A New Lounge Coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

More Details on Enchanted Rose – A New Lounge Coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

by Alex Dunlap, Food & Beverage Communications Coordinator We recently announced a new “Beauty and the Beast”-inspired lounge coming to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Today, I have even more exciting news to share – including an official name as well as menu details. Located on the second floor of the lobby, this re-imagined lounge will be called Enchanted Rose and will celebrate the magic and romance of Disney’s...

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How Travel Brings My Family Closer Together

How Travel Brings My Family Closer Together

Tiffini Hensley 9.12.19 “Can I hold your hand?” Those were the words I recently heard at the end of our last family vacation, from my 11-year-old son. I tried not to let him see me start to tear up, as I gladly offered over my hand as we walked through the airport in Honolulu. Over the years I’ve always cherished our family vacations, however, over the last year or two I’ve learned to appreciate the time away with just family so much...

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Our First Trip to Disneyland

Our First Trip to Disneyland

Leslie Bowman 9.10.19 My family and I recently visited the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California for the first time. My girls (now grown) have been visiting Walt Disney World since very young ages; we still love going to the Walt Disney World theme parks and resort hotels each year and looked forward to experiencing Walt’s original theme park in California.   We stayed at a Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel, and while it didn’t have...

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DARK ARTS AT HOGWARTS CASTLE DEBUTS AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT THIS SEPTEMBER

DARK ARTS AT HOGWARTS CASTLE DEBUTS AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT THIS SEPTEMBER

Ashlynn Webb Starting on September 14, you’ll experience an exciting new display of magic in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade with Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle, an ominous new spectacle of music, lights, and special effects. On select nights until November 15, the Hogwarts castle will illuminate with images of the darker side of the wizarding world. You’ll be asked to summon your inner strength and bravely face the...

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New Eats and Treats Coming to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

New Eats and Treats Coming to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

by: Valerie Lee, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort Get ready to get your taste buds tingling for new eats and treats coming to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort! Coming this holiday season is Asian Street Eats by Chef Hung Huynh, a new concept from Earl Enterprises, the same restaurant group that brings you Earl of Sandwich and other popular eateries. This trendy take-out window will serve a flavorful...

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Ample Hills Creamery

Ample Hills Creamery

Lisa Perna 9.5.19 Ample Hills Creamery is an ice cream shop located on Disney’s Board Walk. Disney’s Board Walk Inn is one of Disney’s deluxe resorts and is located here, too. Ample Hills Creamery offers hand crafted ice cream flavors. You can build your own sundae, you can try an ice cream sandwich, make a float, or even mix up a milkshake. Just in case you still can’t decide what unique flavor to pick you can go with an Ice Cream...

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H2O Glow Party

H2O Glow Party

Maggie Ballantyne 9.3.19 Until my last trip to Disney, I had not been to Typhoon Lagoon since I was 9. I remembered loving spending time in the wave pool with my dad and brother, tall slides I was scared of, and a shallow pool for my sister who was three at the time. Fast forward 16 years… I just revisited Typhoon Lagoon for a special event on my last trip down to Walt Disney World in Florida. In the summer of 2018, Disney introduced the H2O...

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Carnival Cruise Line Named Top Cruise Line in Hawaii for Second Year in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

Carnival Cruise Line Named Top Cruise Line in Hawaii for Second Year in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

Carnival Cruise Line Blog Staff Carnival Cruise Line was named ‘Top Cruise Line in Hawaii’ in Cruise Critic’s annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, taking top honors in the large ship category for the second consecutive year. The awards are based on the site’s consumer ratings and reviews. Carnival offers a wide range of 10- to 16-day Hawaii sailings...

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UNIVERSAL’S ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE NAMED TOP AMUSEMENT PARK IN THE WORLD FOR THE FIFTH YEAR BY TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS Fifth times the charm!

UNIVERSAL’S ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE NAMED TOP AMUSEMENT PARK IN THE WORLD FOR THE FIFTH YEAR BY TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS Fifth times the charm!

by Ali Beemer, Universal The fans have spoken: Universal’s Islands of Adventure has been named the number one amusement park in the world by TripAdvisor travelers for the fifth year in a row! But wait, there’s more… Universal Studios Florida was voted #3 on the worldwide list and the national list. It’s truly an epic time to visit our destination, especially Islands of Adventure. But none of this would have been possible without...

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‘Taste’ New Merchandise Available at 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort Along with satisfying our taste buds, this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is providing us with delicious merchandise starting on August 29 through November 23! We’ve got great collections made especially for our Festival connoisseurs that will soon make their journey around the world. Today we’re providing readers with a spotlight on...

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