Fresh from its dry dock after completing multimillion-dollar improvements, Margaritaville at Sea’s Paradise is currently sailing its summer season with new amenities, upgrades and offerings perfect for family travelers.
Cruise goers can now enjoy all-new entertainment and dining options like Paradise Pickleball at Sea; Keys on the Water Dueling Piano Bar; Stars on the Water Production Shows, including Caribbean Heat’s energetic music, dance and acrobatics, and Radio Margaritaville: LIVE! At Sea; and Cheeseburger in Paradise Burger Bar, a no-extra-charge addition.
The renovation renewed and refreshed the ship’s features, amenities and its 658 staterooms. Now, the reimagined Fins Up! Fitness Center features connected fitness equipment like Reflect Touch Fitness Mirror, while Fin City Arcade boasts the latest video games. Two refreshed kids’ club options include Jolly Mon Kid’s Club for ages 3–6 and Parakeets Kid’s Club for kids aged 7–12, with qualified youth counselors on hand to entertain with games, arts and crafts, tours and more. A renewed nightclub experience awaits older guests at Hemisphere Nightclub, and the ship’s main dining room, Fins Dining, now has an expanded menu.
Expanded onshore excursions in Grand Bahama now include the Ultimate Party Boat and Snorkeling Experience, and Grand Bahama Cycling Adventure.
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.