Family travelers to New York City this holiday season can once again enjoy Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The attraction reopens Oct. 28, and will run through March 5, 2030, bringing back its most popular attractions.
At The Rink, take to the ice at New York City’s only free admission ice-skating rink. Skate rental tickets can be reserved online, and Bank of America cardholders save 10 percent on rentals all season long when using their credit card to purchase.
Open-air The Holiday Shops by Urbanspace opens daily through Jan. 2, 2023, with more than 170 merchants. With Small Business Spotlight presented by Bank of America, four New York City-based, minority-owned small businesses with annual revenues of $1 million or less will be able to showcase their products in a rent-free booth. Expect the businesses to be announced soon. One of last year’s winners, Kalsang Pottery, returns to Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park this year as a full-time vendor.
At The Lodge, situated rink-side, visitors can enjoy seasonal cocktails, yummy food and views of the ice skating. More information on merchants, dining and seasonal programming will be forthcoming.
What better setting for grandparents and granddaughters to connect and share than a fairy-tale château set beside a fabulous forest? The Gramping Getaway at Chateau Mcely Spa Hotel & Forest Retreat in Mcely, Czech Republic, offers a themed adventure centering around the charming story of the château’s Princess Nely and her magical cheetah friend Pralinka. The character of the princess is based on the children’s book Nely, the Princess of Chateau Mcely written by château owner Inez Cusumano.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
This October, take the whole family to London and take time to not only enjoy the classic sites but also these scary fun Halloween events and experiences. Whether it’s a spooky-filled trip to the London Zoo or a step into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, here are the three can’t-miss experiences:
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Medellín, Colombia, with us.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Make your family trip to Orlando so much more than just visiting the theme parks. Thanks to new vacation bundles from luxury hotels in Orlando, available as of Sept. 1, you can enjoy exclusive boating experiences during your trip.