Summer has arrived and there is no better time to plan a special getaway with loved ones. Spend quality time together in a magical place before the laid-back days of summer fade away! Whether you are young or young at heart, the magic of Disney will captivate you as you relive childhood memories and create new ones. With so many new and exciting things to experience at all four theme parks, it couldn’t be a better time to book your Walt Disney World Resort enchanted escape. Plus, those who are looking to make their Disney dreams come true can jump on the chance to save up to 25% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels. These outstanding resorts and hotels allow you to be right in the heart of all the action and adventure of the coveted theme parks. Get ready to explore the enchantment of four unique theme parks all in one magical world of dreams for the whole family.
Magic Kingdom Park
Children of all ages will thrive at Magic Kingdom Park. Delight in classic attractions, dance alongside musical parades, and meet your most beloved Disney Characters across six whimsical lands. When the sun goes down, enjoy a breathtaking firework show unlike any other over the iconic Cinderella Castle. See dream become a reality as you explore Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, and Main Street. Zoom through space, conquer mountains, and even cruise down an exotic jungle river!
Travel through different worlds and times when visiting Epcot. Here, guests can explore exciting attractions and enchanting international pavilions. Celebrating the human spirit, Epcot has two distinct realms: Future World and World Showcase. Future World features technological innovations while World Showcase shares the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the U.S., Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom, and Canada.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Movie magic comes to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Whether you are admiring the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age, or stepping into the action of top blockbuster movies and shows – guests are constantly surrounded by exciting entertainment. With the vibrancy of a bustling movie set, this park features 7 sections: Hollywood Boulevard, Echo Lake, Muppet Courtyard, Sunset Boulevard, Commissary Lane, Pixar Place, and Animation Courtyard area.
The newest addition arriving this summer is Toy Story Land. A larger-than-life setting of Andy’s backyard, this whimsical place will show you what it’s like to be a toy, with all-new attractions, colorful landscapes and beloved Toy Story Characters such as Woody, Buzz, and Jessie!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Discover the beauty at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. Home to more than 2,000 animals across 300 species, the park is filled with authentic adventures and world-class entertainment. Explore six enthralling lands, each one alive with its own unique magic: Oasis, Discovery Island, Africa, Pandora – The World of Avatar, Asia, and DinoLand.
After long and exciting days exploring these four magical parks, there is nothing better than winding down at one of the many Walt Disney World Resorts. Offering distinct amenities, services, eateries, and room types, these resorts and hotels keep your Disney dreams a reality long after the parks are closed. With so many options to choose from, there is an ideal Disney resort designed for you and your travel needs.
TravelBrands can assist in booking your entire vacation – from flights to park tickets and even meal plans. Now the question is, what are you waiting for? Contact your Vacation Consultant today to experience the magic of Disney this summer with TravelBrands!
Terms and Conditions: *The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length of stay requirements may apply. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room. Discounts vary by resort and category. Additional per adult charges apply if more than two adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts. Advance reservations required. No group rates or other discounts apply. Certain categories are excluded from this offer. Everyone in the same room must be on the same package. Theme park tickets must be used within 14 days of first use. As to Disney artwork, logos and properties: © Disney
Explorations – Small Group Travel Reinvented by Collette
Are you ready to experience travel in a whole new way? Collette Explorations tours are smaller, and more intimate - with just 12-24 passengers, these personal adventures are the ones that today’s cultural explorers dream about.
Explorations is More Than a Trip, it's About Living
This is your moment to develop a deeper, more meaningful connection to the cultures of the world, an opportunity to learn, discover, and to experience a slice of everyday life that somehow feels extraordinary.
It’s About the People You Meet
You often won’t recall the places you see as much as the people you’ve met — the connections you made. Explorations does more than show you a new place. It connects you to new cultures, and shows you a fresh perspective of the world.
It’s About Savoring Local Flavor
Local cuisine is so much more than taste and texture. It’s about the experience and ambiance served up alongside a mouth-watering meal. Explorations seeks to delight the entire palate, creating an unforgettable and hard-to-replicate epicurean adventure.
It’s About Experiencing a Little Adventure
Go ahead, say “yes” to something new. Try something a little outside your comfort zone. Explorations lets you follow your sense of adventure to discover a whole new world of possibilities.
It’s About Staying in Authentic Surroundings
Explorations provides you with access to unique places to rest up and rejuvenate. Whether you’re relaxing after a long day of exciting activities, or enjoying a leisurely morning coffee, these special hotels reflect the true personality of a destination.
Featured Tours with Collette:
| Northern Lights of Finland
||8 Days • 11 Meals
|| Come to know Finnish culture in bustling Helsinki and the quiet beauty of the remote Lapland region that lies within the Arctic Circle as you search for the Northern Lights.
| Italy’s Bella Vita
||9 Days • 11 Meals
|| From the cradle of the Renaissance to the romantic majesty of Lake Como, experience the historic and cultural gems Northern Italy has to offer.
| Plains of Africa
|| 14 Days • 33 Meals
|| Enjoy Kenya’s scenic vistas and magnificent wildlife as you traverse the African plains on an intimate safari adventure.
Don’t miss out on this chance to see the world and explore the benefits of small group travel with Collette. Contact your Vacation Consultant today to find out more!
Terms and Conditions: *Pricing is per person, land only, and double occupancy.
Avalon Waterways Charts a Whole New Course of Action and Discovery in 2019
Everyone travels to see new things. For those who travel to do new things, Avalon Waterways offers an engaging collection of Active DiscoverySM river cruises. Along the Danube, Rhine, and NEW! Rhône Rivers, you can hike, bike, and engage in your surroundings in unimaginable ways. From interactive discoveries to more energetic experiences, these fascinating cruises offer something for all interest, energy, and fitness levels, allowing you to tailor a vacation to suit your personal taste – and pace.
For those who believe that life is about trying new things, Avalon presents an inspiring selection of interactive excursions created for the different kind of “doer.” These hands-on experiences include joining a painting class in Amsterdam, tasting locally produced cheese and beer in an ancient abbey, or saying “good morning” to Vienna on an early riser walk to a quaint café for breakfast like a local. Local traditions come to life as you shift from observer to participant in a variety of creative outings.
Exploration in Motion
For the traveler who thrives on motion and action, Avalon has created a broad menu of energetic excursions. You might find yourself jogging through Amsterdam, on a biking tour around Vienna, or even on a canoe trip on the Danube. From a climbing trip up to a medieval castle, to hiking in the forest, these included excursions pack a real get-up-and-go for those who like to do the same.
Chart Your Course and Make Your Cruise Your Own with Avalon ChoiceSM
Avalon has designed a variety of included excursions and onboard activities for a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you the most, so you can experience your cruise your way.
Discovery: We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities designed to speak to your interests—from cooking classes, to painting workshops—to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Classic: Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
Active: Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go—from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
Contact your Vacation Consultant today to find out more about Avalon Waterways’ new engaging collection of Active DiscoverySM river cruises!
The Expedia Franchise Discovery Process
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