Tag: Galapagos Islands
DestinationsFeb 1, 2018
Bucket List Destinations
Take the family on an unforgettable trip this spring in a destination less traveled. Check a few unique experiences off your bucket list and scratch a few off-the-grid destinations off the map this year.
United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates
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.
Age Specific / TeensDec 5, 2017
Adventure Trips Just Right for Teens
Is your teen a science nerd? Then Darwin will be right up their alley when they spot playful seals and blue-footed boobies on a Lindblad Expedition to the Galapagos, part of a new partnership launched this autumn called National Geographic Global Explorers. The first destination in a series of educational adventures geared toward teens, Ecuador beckoned Lindblad president and CEO Sven Lindblad, who says his dad’s love of adventure-based tourism to destinations like Antarctica inspired him. The family trip commemorated the 50th anniversary of the first citizen explorer expedition to the Galapagos by Lars-Eric Lindblad in 1967, and programming includes volcano hikes, snorkeling with sea turtles and walking among giant tortoises, all the while learning to read maps, use a camera and build storytelling skills.
CruisingSep 26, 2017
Ways to Give Back While Cruising
Turn your next family vacation into an educational, informative and interactive adventure with a trip to UNESCO World Heritage site the Galapagos Islands. The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association launched a newly appointed program supporting Galapagos Conservation onboard participating cruise operators. The new initiative is only available on exclusive cruise lines supporting the IGTOA’s mission to preserve and protect the Galapagos Islands.
CruisingSep 24, 2017
Family-Oriented Adventure Program
Lindblad Expeditions recently introduced the National Geographic Global Explorers Program to its roster of epic cruise adventures. The Global Explorers Program, led by National Geographic’s own field educators is part of the ongoing partnership with Lindblad itineraries and the National Geographic Society’s education division.
Adult ChildrenAug 20, 2017
Destinations for Families at Any Age
Taking a vacation with young children can be a challenge, between travel expenses and finding family-friendly activities. However, there are trips perfect for the entire family that combine adventure and culture and provide an upgrade from the standard theme park fare.