Sponsored by Costa Cruises
Through March 2018, Costa Cruises guests can enjoy the white sands of the Caribbean beaches alongside specially designed itineraries to highlight the islands’ best offerings.
Three ships serve the Caribbean, including the Costa Deliziosa, sailing seven- and 10-night itineraries in the western Caribbean. All sailings depart from Port Everglades, Fla., making a variety of calls at ports including Miami; Freeport and Nassau, Bahamas; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Cozumel, Progeso and Costa Maya, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Roatán and Coxen Hole, Honduras; and Ocho Ríos, Jamaica.
Built in 2010, Costa Deliziosa features premium materials, such as marbles, granite, mother of pearl and Murano glass. The ship boasts four restaurants, 11 bars, three pools and a 4-D cinema. Relax at the Samsara Spa.
Stateroom options include 56 Samsara Staterooms; 6 Grand Suites; 14 Panorama Suites; 30 suites; 56 mini suites; 624 balcony rooms; 178 ocean-view cabins; and 166 interior rooms.
Enter for a chance to win a cruise for two on the Costa Deliziosa here.
Costa Magica’s seven- and 14-night cruises sail the southern Caribbean, including Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Vincent, Bonaire, Aruba, Curaçao, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados and Tobago. Also cruising the southern Caribbean, Costa Pacifica offers seven- and nine-day options.
Only the bravest of family travelers should venture to Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights. Every year, Universal Orlando turns into the spookiest place in Florida, if not in the country. On select nights throughout the season, visitors and locals alike can head to the popular amusement park for frights, scares and thrilling adventures. Explore 10 terrifying haunted houses; five scare zones; live entertainment; and themed attractions, food and merchandise.
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 kids back in school and the grueling temperatures of summer finally behind us, life is starting to get back into the routine of fall. That doesn’t mean, however, that family fun has to stop. Big international trips may not be practical for all family travelers this time of year, but places like South County in Rhode Island offer so many fun things to do for families, a quick trip to this East Coast haven is practically a must.
Take Part in England’s Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Dusk Wildlife Safaris and Children’s Art Competition
Planning a trip to the United Kingdom soon? Time your travel for the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival in Somerset, England, from Oct. 13 to 29. The setting is Exmoor National Park, located within a gorgeous mix of farmland, wild forests, stunning valleys and moorlands in South West England.
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.
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 …