Upgrade your family cruise next year and opt for a stay in the newly launched Ultimate Family Suite. Only available onboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the family suite offers two floors of fun and activities for the whole family.
Like something out of the Disney Channel Movie Smart House, the Ultimate Family Suite is a child’s fantasy come true. Kids slide down from their bedroom to the living room in a tube slide and climb back up via the floor-to-ceiling LEGO wall.
Play air hockey with the kids or hide and seek in the various small nooks and corners hidden throughout the room. Parents enjoy the luxury treatment and the special attention of their personal Genie, or butler. Enjoy premium amenities and services during your stay and make unforgettable memories with the kids.
With so much available from the fun and comfort of your family suite, it may be difficult to tear the kids away until you tell them about the activities onboard. Get out and about on the upper deck in search of a wide variety of family-friendly activities — tailor-made for kids and teens by the award-winning Adventure Ocean Youth Program.
Zip line with friends, try your hand at surfing on the FlowRider wave generators or splash around in Splashaway Bay. Thanks to the LEGO wall back at the suite, you and the kids will be pros on rock-climbing walls. Engage in some friendly competition on the basketball court or mini golf green during tournaments and pick-up games.
If the Ultimate Family Suite isn’t your speed, opt for the Royal Suite class. This new level offers three tiers of rooms perfect for families of four or more looking for a luxury experience. Enjoy the elegant designs, comfort and spaciousness of the rooms and balcony views.
Check out the Symphony of the Seas’ updated itinerary including new shows, restaurants and voyages through the Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Europe and the Mediterranean. Indulge yourself and your family in the many offerings available onboard the newly upgraded vessel.
Part of a family who just loves a good scare or ghost story? This fall, wherever your travels might take you, chances are you’ll be near an Omni hotel or resort with a history of haunted sightings and other scary happenings. So, why not learn a bit about where you’re staying to make the experience all the more eerie …
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.
Overshadowed by nearby Portland and overlooked by tourists bound for the popular coastal towns of Camden and Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick is not on the radar of most family travelers in Maine. But couples looking for a cozy getaway will find fine dining, antiques, art and quiet streets for strolling, many lined by distinguished homes and well-kept gardens.
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.