A new Sky Princess Cruise ship will join Princess Cruises’ fleet featuring their modern design platform and contemporary innovations with the goal being, as usual, to exceed cruise guests’ expectations.
A seven-day Mediterranean & Adriatic cruise from Athens (Piraeus) to Barcelona departing on October 20, 2019. This voyage is combinable with a seven-day Mediterranean Barcelona to Rome (Civitavecchia) voyage for a 14-day Inaugural Western Mediterranean & Adriatic Medley from Athens to Roma.
A new seven-day Mediterranean roundtrip Rome voyage, combinable with a seven-day Mediterranean Barcelona to Rome for a 14-day Western Mediterranean Medley voyage calling in some of the most iconic ports in the Mediterranean Sea.
A 4-day Spanish Passage from Barcelona to Ft. Lauderdale, combinable with the seven-day Mediterranean and/or the seven-day Mediterranean roundtrip Rome voyages for an epic 21-day or 28-day Grand Adventure across the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.
Sky Princess, Debuts Fall 2019!
“The 143,700 ton, 3,660-passenger vessel will feature an evolution of the successful design platform used for previous Royal-class ships. Sky Princess will include signature elements that have become synonymous with the brand’s best-in-class guest experience, and bring together the best features found on her Royal-class sister ships—Royal Princess, Regal Princess, and Majestic Princess. Highlights will include a soaring central Piazza-style atrium, Princess Live! entertainment venue, the relaxing adults-only Sanctuary, Camp Discovery youth and teen centers, and a wide variety of guest-favorite dining venues including the Salty Dog Grill, Alfredo’s Pizzeria, Vines Wine Bar, Chef’s Table Lumiere, and World Fresh Marketplace, with updated décor and design throughout the ship. Sky Princess will also feature the outdoor “Movies Under the Stars” theater, and 80 percent of all staterooms will have balconies. Finally, some exciting new innovations which will enhance the guest experience even further will be revealed in the coming months.”
Experience Hawaii with these fantastic offers from World of Hyatt;
Island Hopper Promotion – Daily Breakfast for 2! Guests who stay for a minimum of 7 nights at two or more Hyatt’s will receive breakfast for 2 people, per room, per day. A minimum of 7 nights can be divided in any combination amongst multiple Hyatt Resorts in Hawaii.
Kids Stay Free Offer – Guest are allowed to have kids 17 years of age and younger stay free of charge when sharing a guest room with an adult.
Honeymoon Amenity – Guests celebrating their honeymoon will receive the following:
• Lei greeting upon arrival
• A bottle of sparkling wine with a commemorative tote bag, compliments of the hotel
• 10% off any Anara Spa treatment, once per stay (50 minutes or longer)
Our Resort Pick-of-the-week: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa!
Peaceful and Lush! Kauai is perfect for those looking for Romance, Adventure, Family bonding or all of the above!
Reminiscent of the grand hotels from Hawaii’s golden age, this premiere resort offers a world of invigorating lava rock showers, sparkling pools and manicured gardens in a welcoming open-air setting. Overlooking Poipu’s majestic Keoneloa Bay, it appeals to families, honeymooners and golf enthusiasts with access to the Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Poipu Bay Championship Golf Course; the Camp Hyatt activities program for kids ages 3-12; a water playground complete with a 150-foot water slide, sparkling swimming pools, waterfalls and five acres of saltwater swimming lagoons and a pampering menu of treatments at the state-of-the-art ANARA Spa.
Discover the true spirit of Hawaii around every turn at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. Relax in elegantly designed guest rooms with private lanais offering stunning ocean, garden, or pool views. Get pampered with treatments at their world-class spa, or challenge yourself on a championship golf course. Choose from extensive dining options, from poolside casual or elegant Italian to contemporary Hawaiian fare at this spectacular beachside hotel in Kauai.
All 5 Offers are Included For Oceanview, Balcony and Mini-Suite
1. Ultimate Beverage Package
2. Specialty Dining Package
3. $50 USD Per Port Shore Excursions
4. 250-Minute Internet Package
5. 3rd & 4th Guest Free
Take advantage of NCL’s incredible Take All 5 Sale — up to $3,600 in overall value. Book an Oceanview stateroom or above on select 2018 cruises and enjoy all 5 of Norwegian Cruise’s Free At Sea offers. What’s more, enjoy up to $1000 onboard credit plus Reduced Cruise Deposits to book reservations!
Sandals Halcyon Beach just announced the debut of its new Beachfront Crystal Lagoon suites, available as of Tuesday, August 29th.
These romantic suites are steps away from one of St. Lucia’s finest beaches, with convenient swim-up access from the Crystal Lagoon pool. The new rooms offer gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea and the lush tropical landscape surrounding Sandals Halcyon Beach. Each patio offers a tranquility soaking tub, around which guests can draw privacy curtains for maximum romance.
Inside the new Butler Elite escapes, guests will find an airy master bedroom with contemporary hardwood furnishings, a plush king-sized bed and a large HD Smart TV. The lavish spa-style bathrooms include a soaking tub, oversized walk-in showers, dual back-lit mirrors, his-and-hers sinks and mosaic tile accents.
The 22nd Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival is expanding for a longer-than-ever 75-day run (Aug. 31-Nov. 13, 2017). This year’s festival will feature (35) amazing food and wine Marketplaces to celebrate 35 years of Epcot.
The event will be part of the park’s 35th anniversary day on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 and feature several new experiences. Here are a few favorites:
New Acts for 2017 “Eat to the Beat” Concert Series will amp things up this year. Eleven new-to-the-festival bands, including Kenny G., Squeeze and 10,000 Maniacs, join 21 fan-favorite musical acts for a diverse lineup of pop hit makers to rock America Gardens Theatre stage throughout the festival’s 75-day run.
Other new acts to appear are: The Hooters, Baha Men, Lauren Alaina, Mark Wills, American Authors, Devon Allman, Postmodern Jukebox and Blue October. Concerts take place at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. daily and are included in Epcot admission . The lineup is subject to change and included in Epcot admission.
Festival-goers can also enjoy Eat to the Beat Dining Packages at 15 popular Epcot restaurants, guaranteeing a breakfast, lunch or dinner reservation and confirmed seating at a same-day Eat to the Beat concert.
New Marketplaces are coming to the Festival – and India and Spain marketplaces will return for an encore. Our global marketplaces will extend into Future World to offer brand-new taste sensations.
Popular TV chefs and culinary icons will entertain at Festival Center demonstrations. Those same stars of the kitchen will create new dishes for premium events such as Party for the Senses grand tastings with new concepts and themes.
“Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It!” hands-on workshops are also returning with fresh opportunities for you to interact with visiting chefs, bakers, mixologists and other pros.
Celebrate 35 years of Epcot at the International Food and Wine Festival 2017! Prices are starting at $99 for a 1-day Theme park admission, price is per person and based on the price of an adult 1-Day Value Ticket for Epcot Park; Special Event ticket price is based on single-event admission per person. Price shown does not include tax.
Disney first launched their “My Disney Experience” App in 2013 which currently includes, Fastpass+, Magic Band 2 and Mobile Order services so it really should be no surprise as the vacation innovation continues at Disney.
Earlier this year, Disney unveiled a redesigned “My Disney Experience” App with new features that spoke to guests’ desires for an easier way to access all of their vacation plans. Disney just announced another update to their APP which will bring one more cool and convenient feature to enhance the Disney World (Florida) vacation experience, Online Check-in!!
Disney shared additional information with their Travel Agent Professionals;
When your Clients stay at a Disney Resort hotel, they will be able to use Disney’s Online Check-In service on the My Disney Experience mobile app, expediting their arrival while providing additional convenience, flexibility and customization of their experience. The feature enables your Clients to start the check-in process up to 60 days before their arrival, bypassing the need to visit the front desk and giving them the opportunity to begin their vacation as soon as they set foot in Walt Disney World Resort. Guests complete their check-in by unlocking their room, when it is ready, using the MagicBands sent to them prior to their arrival.
With just a few taps of the screen, your Clients can make room requests, add credit card information and authorize charges, submit an estimated arrival time to help prompt room access, receive a notification when their room is ready and more. Please note that room requests are not guaranteed and Guests must provide consent to receive notifications.
The best part? Your Clients can begin the check-in process at any point up to 60 days prior to your arrival date – even minutes beforehand as they’re transported on Disney’s Magical Express to their resort hotel.
As always, world-class Guest service is part of the magic of a Walt Disney World Resort vacation, and front desk and concierge cast members are available at all of our resort hotels to assist your Clients at their leisure for the duration of their stay.
To take advantage of the Online Check-In service and other features, be sure your Clients download the latest version of My Disney Experience, now available in the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.