Galapagos Tour Group

Video: The Amazing Galapagos Islands

27 Apr 2018

by Jeff Bollig — If you have been there and done that, then perhaps you should consider adding some adventure to your life. Travel to exotic areas of the world unveils new experiences, cultures and geographies. It satisfies the urges of curiosity, the thirst for knowledge and desire to expand one’s universe. One such destination is The Galapagos Islands. Located 500 miles west of Ecuador... View Article

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Toy Story Land Disney

Toy Story Land Opens June 30

18 Apr 2018

by Sara Jane Crane – We have thrilling news for those of you counting down the days until Toy Story Land opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on June 30 – FastPass+ reservations are now open for guests staying at select Walt Disney Worlds® Resort hotels. When Toy Story Land debuts on June 30, guests will “shrink” to the size of a toy and join in... View Article

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Hula Hawaii

Experience Spotlight: Hula Festivals of Hawaii

12 Apr 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — Many Hawaii visitors know hula only as dinner entertainment, performed at luau and often accompanied by a mai tai and sunset view. For hula practitioners and many others, however, hula is a powerful, dynamic cultural art form that perpetuates the Hawaiian culture and connects modern-day Hawaiians to their history, stories, myths, land, places of importance and each other. For travelers... View Article

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Celebrity Cruises Edge Ship

Celebrity Cruises Groundbreaking New Edge

04 Apr 2018

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 discerning global travelers redefine how they experience the world and how intimate a vacation can be. Inaugural sailings of Edge... View Article

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Distinctive Voyages Luxury Cruises

Distinctive Voyages with VIP Treatments

04 Apr 2018

by Sara Jane Crane  — Distinctive Voyages elevate the cruising experience by providing you with a special set of bonus amenities, acquired by our agency and provided to you at no additional charge. View the 2018 Distinctive Voyages ebrochure here Enjoy the services of a Distinctive Voyages Host to assist you throughout your journey. Your Distinctive Voyages Host will be onboard, easily accessible and always... View Article

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kathy sudeikis

Top Tips to Make Your Travel Easier and more Enjoyable

02 Apr 2018

By Jeff Bollig — Travel is a wonderful experience, exposing people to geographies, lifestyles and cultures. But if you have not planned ahead and prepared for your trip, there can be challenges that might make life more difficult. Recently, Acendas Travel Vice Preisident Kathy Sudeikis discussed various issues to consider in preparing for a trip and when traveling. A video of that conversation can be... View Article

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Two Foodies and Their Holland America Love Affair

27 Mar 2018

by Sara Jane Crane –  When Acendas Travel Advisor Mollie Bechtold and her husband design their own vacations, cruising and cuisine often take top billing. Until recently, combining those two priorities could be a challenge. Being particularly averse to buffet lines, Mollie and Brian often found themselves having to commit to the greater expense of cruising on a luxury line in order meet their culinary... View Article

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Walt Disney World’s Incredible Summer Will Bring New Experiences

16 Mar 2018

This summer, beloved stories from several Disney films will come to life at Walt Disney World in the form of new attractions, entertainment, experiences and more at all four parks, setting up summer 2018 to truly be an “Incredible Summer.” Here’s what to expect at each Walt Disney World Resort location. An Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Begins at Magic Kingdom Park May 25 Favorite Disney•Pixar Super... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Berlin’s Art and Culture

09 Mar 2018

by Sara Jane Crane –  Berlin, Germany, is a treasure trove for art lovers. Building in a few extra days to your Elbe River Cruise or other European vacation to indulge in some of Berlin’s many cultural offerings is highly recommended. The heart of Berlin’s classical art world is located at the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as Museum Island. Located on Spree Island at... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Costa Rica

22 Feb 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — From spectacular nature to friendly locals, there are hundreds of reasons to put this country on the top of your travel list. Adventure in Costa Rica If you’re an adventure-seeker, Costa Rica is the place for you. The country is known for its ziplining, whitewater rafting, kayaking, scuba diving and many other adrenaline-pumping activities. Top of the adventure “must do”... View Article

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