Disney’s highly anticipated live-action film The Little Mermaid soon airs on the big screen and fans everywhere are eager to channel their inner mermaid to celebrate. We’ve rounded up some resorts hosting events where children and adults alike can have their own under the sea adventures.
Children celebrating their birthdays or other milestones at Montage Kapalua Bay are greeted with a decked-out poolside daybed or room with mermaid-themed decorations, balloons, garlands, personalized posters, mermaid hooded towel, stuffed animals and mermaid book. Aspiring mermaids or mermen can book the Under the Sea daybed package, which invites little ones to be a “part of their world” with one-hour mermaid swim lessons, a photoshoot and a mermaid tail to take home. Paintbox, Montage’s immersive children’s program, will screen the classic 1989 The Little Mermaid throughout the summer.
Virtual reality brings swimmers into a whole new world with VR headsets in Mosaic Pool at Montage Laguna Beach. Travelers can explore shipwrecks, coral reefs and even the Lost City of Atlantis as a mermaid with virtual reality snorkeling, available on summer weekends. In addition to the VR world, Montage’s youngest guests are invited to learn how to swim like Ariel from a real-life mermaid. On Sundays, all guests are invited to Meet the Mermaid to answer all their burning questions, like what really is a “thingamabob”?
Mermaids don’t always live by the ocean. On June 17 and Aug. 26, Red Allen’s Bar & Grill at The Wigwam in Arizona hosts Ariel at its character breakfast. Afterward, guests are invited to cool down in the pool with Mermaid Trainings every Saturday. P.S.: There are delicious mimosas available for moms and dads while the little ones live out their mermaid dreams.
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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.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
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.
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.
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: