Lissa Poirot

Carnival Adding More Alaskan Cruises from SoCal

by Lissa Poirot

Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Journeys of longer enrichment sailings expands into Alaska. Introducing a second Alaskan cruise from Long Beach, California, Carnival Splendor will explore…

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9 of the Coolest Things to Do in Vegas With Teens

by Lissa Poirot

Roller coasters, zip-lines and light shows are among the highlights for teenagers in Las Vegas.

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Skiing in July at Squaw Valley

by Lissa Poirot

Missing winter already? You don’t have to this July at Squaw Valley in Nevada. The ski mountain is extending its ski season through the 4th…

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Hyatt House Opens in Chelsea

by Lissa Poirot

Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood has welcomed a 30-story Hyatt House property in the Flower District. The first Hyatt House to open in New York City provides…

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CHILUHY Nights at New York’s Botanical Garden Arrives

by Lissa Poirot

The New York Botanical Garden, located in the Bronx, is one of the most beloved botanical gardens in the country. This summer, it becomes an…

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Margaritaville Resort Adding Vacation Homes to Orlando Resort

by Lissa Poirot

More vacation rental homes will become available to visitors to Orlando when Margaritaville Resort Orlando adds its cottages. The new resort, which is slated to…

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Hard Rock Will Open Fourth Resort in Florida

by Lissa Poirot

Hard Rock International announced it will open its fourth resort property in Florida when it welcome Hard Rock Hotel in Daytona Beach. The 200-room resort…

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Newport, Rhode Island, Adds Another Luxury Hotel

by Lissa Poirot

Interested in spending a summer weekend on the bay with a stay in Newport, Rhode Island? Here, the hotels are pricey but worth it, and…

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Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Opens

by Lissa Poirot

Beverly Hills just got a little more posh with the opening of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. The 170-room hotel overlooking Los Angeles and the…

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A Family-Friendly Cruise Line With Your Pets? Yes!

by Lissa Poirot

If your family travels include your beloved pooch or purr-fect cat, you may be limited on vacation choices. A cruise, for example, is off the…

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Atlantis Resort Reopens Rebranded The Coral

by Lissa Poirot

Rejuvenating one of its original offerings at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, The Coral reopens next month with all-new offerings and programs for families. The…

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Autograph Hotels Debuts in Portland, Oregon

by Lissa Poirot

Marriott Internationals Autograph Collection Hotels has made its debut in Portland, Oregon, with the acquisition of the Hi-Lo Hotel. Housed in the historic Oregon Pioneer…

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Family Programs Launching in Partnership with National Geographic

by Lissa Poirot

In hopes of inspiring the next generation of explorers, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has launched a new exploration-based family program, National Geographic Global Explorers. Designed with…

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Stay at a Restoration Hardware

by Lissa Poirot

Parents in love with the decor and styling of Restoration Hardware stores can rejoice: the upscale retail stores will become hotel offerings, beginning with a…

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New York City Welcomes First Joie de Vivre Hotel in Chinatown

by Lissa Poirot

Joie de Vivre, a boutique hotelier company based in San Francisco, has opened its first property in New York City. Hotel 50 Bowery. a 229-room…

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New Kids Club at Oahu’s Halekulani

by Lissa Poirot

Oahu’s Halekulani 5-star resort in Honolulu is launching a new kids’ program this summer. Although a family-friendly luxury resort, the Halekulani has not offered a…

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Chartered Sailboats Provide One-of-a-Kind Family Vacations

by Lissa Poirot

As summer has kicked off, a travel company is offering reasons for children to get unplugged and learn about the ocean, just in time for…

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Chicago’s Theatre District Opens Cambria

by Lissa Poirot

Choice Hotels International celebrated the opening night of it’s new Theatre District property in Chicago on May 24, 2017. The Cambria Chicago Loop, located above…

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Delta Adding Nonstop Service to St. Kitts & Nevis

by Lissa Poirot

Delta Airlines will begin offering new weekly flights from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to the Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis.…

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Special Needs Water Park Opens in San Antonio

by Lissa Poirot

The world’s first ultra-accessible splash park has opened in San Antonio, providing a destination for travelers with special needs to better enjoy summer. Morgan’s Inspiration…

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Top Landmarks Revealed by TripAdvisor

by Lissa Poirot

TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice awards reveals the favorite landmarks of the U.S. and the world, just in time for the summer travel season. If you…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Ride Opens Today at Disney’s California Adventure

by Lissa Poirot

As the “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel rocks movie theaters this Memorial Day Weekend, Disney’s California Adventure Park rocks the weekend with a new ride…

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Orlando’s Newest Luxury Resort Now Open

by Lissa Poirot

Just outside of Walt Disney Resort, the new residential-style resort, The Grove, is now open on Lake Austin. The 878-room resort features more than 800…

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Waikiki Will Welcome New Resort

by Lissa Poirot

Oahu’s famed Waikiki Beach will be home to a new resort this fall. The ‘Aloholani Resort will bring 800 rooms and suites, an infinity pool…

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Carnival Bringing Water Park to Its Cruises

by Lissa Poirot

Carnival Cruise Line announced it will be expanding its Dr. Seuss-themed programming with the addition of a new water park on its 2018 sailing of…

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