September 2011

September 2011

Aloha to Families in Hawaii's Resorts

The word is out: family time in the 50th state is always quality time. Even Mickey has decided to explore the islands for the first time with an April 2012 itinerary aboard the Disney Wonder—sold out by press time—and a brand-new resort in Oahu.

Galapagos Islands: Back to Basics

Because the Galapagos Islands tops every nature-loving, adventure-seeking traveler’s wish list, we members of the travel industry know a lot about a place that, 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, puts on one of the greatest natural shows on earth.

The Ultimate Family Adventure in Costa Rica

When it comes to family travel, it doesn’t get much better than Costa Rica.

Fabulous Family Voyages

Forget, “Are we there yet?” Today’s cruise lines’ family-friendly onboard facilities, accommodations and programs are made for exploring on the ship, rather than off.

China: A Wonderland for Kids

There are a multitude of attractions in or near Beijing and other large cities where children will experience China in novel ways.

India: Pure Wonderment

India is an enchanting destination, where the stuff of exotic fairy tales—the maharaja palaces, colorful bazaars, snake charmers, shadowy mystics—comes alive, all sprinkled with a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors, mysterious scents and intense tastes.

An African Adventure

The trifecta of travel to Africa—adventure, wildlife and culture—has hit new heights with products aimed at families. Even tried-and-true pros such as Collette Vacations are going after this market with specifically designed products, rather than one-size-fits-all trips.

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa

No matter what a kid’s age—in fact, no matter one’s age at all—small surprises are a delight, and when those surprises are wrapped up in an out-of-this-world beachside resort such as Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa...

Islands of Adventure

When it comes to making memories, the islands of The Bahamas don’t disappoint.

A Home Away From Home

Friendly to families and their budgets, condo and villa vacations are on the rise—and the Cayman Islands, one of the Caribbean’s capitals of this market, are no exception.

Mazatlan Reinvigorated

One advantage to Mazatlan is that there is no shortage of varied hotel products, including many new and recent openings.

CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort

A room with a view, that view, is almost de rigueur in Cancun. That turquoise tint of its ocean is a crucial part of a vacation there, so necessary to begin and end your days with a bang.