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Rendering of Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. (Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort.)

Posted on September 11th, 2014

Universal Partners with Loews for New Hotel

This week, Universal Orlando Resort announced it has partnered once again with Loews Hotels and Resorts to open the Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in summer 2016.


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Rose Island House in Newport. (Photo credit: Discover Newport.)

Posted on September 10th, 2014

Rhode Island Breaks the Mold

Rhode Island—the smallest state in the U.S.—seems to constantly break the mold: it was one of the first original colonies; one of thirteen colonies to declare independence from British rule; and now one of the first states to perform same-sex marriages. But that’s not all that’s going on in the “The Ocean State”—there’s plenty of culture, historical mansions, quaint new boutique hotels, fall festivals, and a vast foodie scene, too.


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Hot air ballon safari season has begun in the Busanga Plains of Zambia's Kafue National Park.

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Africa

Hot air balloon season has begun in the Busanga Plains of Zambia’s Kafue National Park. Travelers can now glide in a hot air balloon over the 69,000-acre Busanga Concession, one of the most exclusive hot air ballooning destinations in Africa, which offers complete seclusion and scenery to guests through Wilderness Safaris.


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Orlando, Fla. (September 4, 2014) -- SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is an ocean of Halloween fun, every weekend in October at SeaWorld Orlando.

Posted on September 8th, 2014

Family Fun at SeaWorld Parks

Just because summer is (almost) behind us, doesn’t mean family travel should come to a halt. Coast-to-coast, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is offering great getaways for the cooler days ahead, from family-friendly to frightening Halloween events.


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House of the Seven Gables in Salem

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Haunting Salem

With Halloween right around corner, what better time than the present to do a short write-up on “haunting” Salem?


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Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

Q&A With Walt Disney Parks & Resorts’ V.P., Domestic Travel Industry & Destination Sales, Lynn Clark

In the Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa onsite review, which appears in the September Family issue, Lynn Clark, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts’ vice president, domestic travel industry & destination sales, offers some insight about the resort. Here, we’ve posted the interview in its entirety.


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Cambodia with Globus family of brands.

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Multi-Gen Travel with Globus Family of Brands

Ryan Droegemueller, product manager for Asia, East & South Africa, for the Globus family of brands, talks about multi-gen travel to Asia.


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Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel

Posted on August 27th, 2014

Hotel Desk

A nifty variety of family-friendly hotels.


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Lobby at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa.

Posted on August 27th, 2014

Onsite Review: Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

While Mickey Mouse and a cast of Disney characters are present at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa, and on hand to provide family entertainment, it is the storytelling traditions of Hawaii itself that take central focus.


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Highball & Harvest opens in Grande Lakes at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando next month.

Posted on August 27th, 2014

Hotels Add New Dining Options

We’ve put together three properties that have revamped or added to their dining options for clients looking not only for a good hotel stay experience, but good food, too.


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