Princess Cruises Ocean Medallion Class

Princess Gives New Meaning to OCEAN Cruising

30 Jun 2017

by Sara Jane Crane  — Recently, Princess Cruises began offering a unique experience to travelers through its OCEAN Medallion program. OCEAN, is the acronym for One Cruise Experience Access Network, and it is all about connecting guests to a more amazing travel experience. All who travel on any Ocean Medallion equipped ship will receive the Ocean Medallion, a free device that can be worn and... View Article

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Advisor Mollie Bechtold and family in Galapagos

Travels with Dad Led to Career for Acendas Agent 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

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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.

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10 World Heritage Sites Along Viking’s Grand European Tour

01 Apr 2017

by Sara Jane Crane 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... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Croatia

07 Mar 2017

by Sara Jane Crane 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. What to see in Croatia Dubrovnik Dubrovnik sits on the Dalmatian Coastline and with its turquoise waters and medieval backdrop, Dubrovnik cannot be missed. We recommend a... View Article

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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

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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

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Enter the “Inner Circle” for treatment fit for a King — and Queen

06 Feb 2017

Ever wondered how some people score discounts, upgrades and free items anywhere they go? Chances are they’re part of an inner circle, eligible for a world of VIP treatment. That’s exactly what Funjet Insider Circle is all about-insider tips, tricks and experiences that make vacations truly unforgettable. Funjet’s resort partnerships bring you exclusive perks like free private transfers, separate check-in areas, VIP service and exclusive... View Article

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National Plan a Vacation Day: Acendas Dreams Part 2

01 Feb 2017

Here at Acendas Travel, we believe that every day should be “National Plan a Vacation Day!” Is there anyone in the world that doesn’t let their workday mind wander to a soft sandy beach or a breezy mountain summit? Or picture themselves sitting at a streetside cafe in Paris, sipping wine and watching the beautiful people stroll by? They say that anticipation is half of the... View Article

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