Travels with Dad Led to Career for Acendas Advisor Mollie Bechtold

16 Jun 2017

by Mollie Bechtold My Dad always raised me to never shy away from pursuing my passions, and thanks to him, my greatest passion has always been to travel. When I was a child, he traveled constantly for business and would bring me little trinkets from his travels. I dreamed about all the exciting places my Dad would visit and when I could see them myself.... View Article

Read More

Avalon Waterways Turns the Table on Dining

02 May 2017

Known for its innovative, award-winning Suite Ship® design, featuring two decks of Panorama Suites with Open-Air Balconies, Avalon Waterways is also inserting creativity into every moment of the cruise experience by bringing fresh ideas to the table - quite literally - in 2017.

Read More

10 World Heritage Sites Along Viking’s Grand European Tour

01 Apr 2017

UNESCO is the organization of the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture, and a special commission is tasked with the World Heritage List. Their mission is to determine valuable cultural-historic and natural landscape sites of importance from around the world, which are so unique that they should be preserved for the future. Among others, the list includes the Great Wall of China, the Grand... View Article

Read More

The World’s 12 Most Amazing Rail Journeys

29 Mar 2017

Do you love train travel? Do you love the idea of slowing down to get places, checking out the landscapes from the window, and having the time and space to meet people? To encourage you to have an amazing train travel experience, we decided to share this infographic – it will provide you with some amazing inspiration for future trips. Of course, you’ll want to... View Article

Read More

Celebrity Cruises Reveals Celebrity Edge

14 Mar 2017

Stunning design and breakthrough staterooms set a new standard for modern luxury travel. Edge, A Ship Designed to Transform Expectations Celebrity Cruises delivers a first look at the transformational Celebrity Edge, whose dramatically expanded staterooms, ship-climbing Magic Carpet platform and stunning suites set a new standard for ship design. Featuring the work of A-list global architects and designers, the 2,918-guest Celebrity Edge aims to make... View Article

Read More

Destination Spotlight: Croatia

07 Mar 2017

Travel + Leisure named Croatia the Best Global Destination of 2016 and all indications point towards it continuing to grow and be a popular destination for 2017. Below, is a suggested itinerary for this breathtaking destination. Dubrovnik Dubrovnik sits on the Dalmatian Coastline and with its turquoise waters and medieval backdrop, Dubrovnik cannot be missed. We recommend a half-day exploring Old Town which offers 17 churches including... View Article

Read More

Live in the Lap of Luxury

04 Mar 2017

Sometimes you want something different. Sure, the cruises, escorted tours and all-inclusive packages are great. They provide some wonderful experiences. But there are times when you are looking for something unique when it comes a vacation. You want to pick your housing, amenities, excursions and extras — and you want options. Acendas Travel advisors can offer that and more through its partnership with Classic Vacations.... View Article

Read More

Distinctive Voyages – Exclusive Amenities for Acendas Clients

23 Feb 2017

Rich Experiences – Complimentary Indulgences – Private Excursions True to its name, a Distinctive Voyages cruise is different because it comes with a special set of bonus amenities, acquired by our agency and provided to you at no additional charge. These include: The services of a Distinctive Voyages Host to assist you throughout your journey. Your Distinctive Voyages Host will be onboard, easily accessible and... View Article

Read More

Pandora – The World of Avatar Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

10 Feb 2017

Beginning on May 27, 2017, Disney’s Animal Kingdom park will introduce the latest member of the Disney Parks family: Pandora – The World of AVATAR! Featuring magnificent floating mountains and an iconic nighttime jungle filled with bioluminescent flora, this sprawling new land includes innovative expeditions, along with themed dining and shopping opportunities. The 12-acre land is based on Pandora, the mythical world from James Cameron’s... View Article

Read More