As everyone around the globe continues to live in a Barbie world, Panama City Beach, Florida, offers a perfect spot for family travelers to take a Barbie-inspired getaway. Pack your pink and check out these things to see and do throughout the area:
Barbie-Style Beach Day
Take the ferry to Shell Island, between the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay, for untouched paradise and outdoor adventure offerings like paddleboarding, kayaking and more. At night, enjoy a curated beach bonfire setup from Back Beach Rentals.
This annual garden party boasts Barbie-like fashion and photos, with the Gulf of Mexico as the backdrop. The two-day culinary festival and live concert highlights the area’s passion for its people, places and cuisine.
These spots serve Barbie pink refreshments desserts and more: Thomas Donut & Snack Shop, Coco Locos, Pink Pelican Ice Cream Bar and Firefly.
Choose from either vacation rentals or hotels in Panama City Beach. Get Barbie Dreamhouse-esque rentals from agencies including Panhandle Getaways and Holiday Beach Rentals. Hotel options include Hyatt Place Panama City Beach, Embassy Suites by Hilton Panama City Beach and more.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
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.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Norwegian Cruise Line is known for offering an impressive assortment of itineraries letting family travelers visit practically every corner of the globe, but one part of the world has been missing for the past few years: Asia. Luckily, that is finally changing as the line returns to the region for the first time in three years.