Whether you’re looking for foraged to fork cuisine or just some hands-on fun for the kids, hotels and resorts with gardens mean food is not only as fresh as it can be, but there’s also some interactive learning, too. Just in time for Earth Day come these green-friendly getaways.
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.
If you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury accommodations, exclusive services, 5-star everything and once-in-a-lifetime services, this list is for you. Whether planning an unforgettable, but bank-breaking family trip for an incredibly special occasion or just seeking the most over-the-top couple’s getaway you can think of, here are a few options for your consideration.
Soccer practice. Music lessons. Student government. SAT and aptitude testing. Science field trips. And all of it falling after the 3 p.m. school bell rings. When it comes to tight schedules and over-programming, why should adults have all the fun when it comes to mindful ways to release tension and stress? Recent studies at Harvard University found children and teens can benefit greatly from regular yoga practice. Positive effects include improved focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, physical flexibility and classroom behavior. Yoga instructors can also impart valuable life skills — breathing, relaxation and conscious problem solving — they can apply anytime.
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.
Ski resorts have a mystique that transcends the slopes and trails, from crackling fireplaces and après-ski, hot chocolate to spas, kids’ programs, ice skating, cooking classes and boutique-packed streets waiting to be explored. Private cabins and winter vacation homes, on the other hand, draw families with wonderfully cozy and home-y settings. However, picking the wrong lodging option may result in a vacation wipeout. Furthermore, the choice can be overwhelming if a family group consists of members with different skill levels, abilities, tastes, interests and (often overlooked) ages.