Starship Concert in Cancun with K-HITS Chicago and WCSX Detroit

Apple Vacations partnered with K-HITS Chicago and WCSX Detroit to bring Starship to Riviera Cancun! Starship performed live from Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort on February 3rd, with over 300 people in attendance. The band played some of its greatest hits, like “We Built This City,” “Somebody to Love” and “Sarah.”

Dave Fogel from K-HITS Morning Show, broadcasted live from Moon Palace during the week of Feb 2nd. WCSX Afternoon Host, Doug Podell, also broadcasted live throughout the week. Fans from both stations traveled with the radio DJs, enjoyed the resort broadcasts, and attended the Starship concert at the resort. A big thanks to Moon Palace for partnering to make this trip possible!

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Cancun, Cozumel, Riviera Maya Time Change

Cancun Time Change

Apple Vacations has received notice that on Feb. 1, 2015 at 2 a.m., the state of Quintana Roo, which includes Cancun, Cozumel and Riviera Maya, will change clocks to Eastern Standard Time Zone.

Local time in destination for all arriving and departing flights will move forward one hour. Departure and arrival times in the US will not be affected.

The change does not apply to the rest of Mexico nor to the state of Yucatan.

Apple Vacations and the airlines are in the process of making adjustments to flight times in their systems to reflect this change. In the meantime, Apple Vacationers should confirm their return hotel transfer and departure flight time with their local Apple Vacations Representative in resort.

Detroit Tigers Visit Dominican Republic Baseball Academy

Written by Wendy Mader, Media Relations Coordinator 

Apple Vacations partnered with Detroit Sports 105.1 and the Detroit Tigers Foundation for a visit to the Dominican Republic from November 29th to December 6th.

Three Detroit Tigers baseball players traveled including J.D. Martinez, Nick Castellanos and Bryan Holaday. Iberostar Dominicana hosted the group, and Detroit Sports 105.1 broadcast live from location.

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Crystal Agent Retreat to #Unstoppable Los Cabos

Apple Vacations hosted their annual Crystal Agency Retreat in Los Cabos, Mexico from November 12th through 15th at Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Resort & Spa.

In addition to celebrating the accomplishments of the top producing agencies, the retreat encouraged agents in attendance to get out and explore Los Cabos, experience the destination and see first-hand the ongoing recovery efforts post Hurricane Odile.

As one agent was overheard saying, “Los Cabos is an ideal destination.  There’s no damage here that would prevent someone from having a great vacation”.

We couldn’t agree more. Los Cabos is #Unstoppable.

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NEW – Non Stop service from JFK to Curacao!

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Looking for a new destination to try from the North-East?

Apple Vacations will be offering vacation packages to Curacao from New York’s JFK airport via JetBlue starting December 2, 2014!  Vacations packages will be offered for both Tuesday and Saturday departures.

I recently attended the “launch” of the new Curacao program in New York and wanted to share some of the top reasons to visit Curacao:

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Intimate Bahia Bougainville Does Not Disappoint

Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville, La Romana

Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville, La Romana

Written by Tracy Olanyk , AV Reservations Sales Agent

My husband and I had the fortune of staying at Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville in La Romana during the first weekend in September. I love staying at Adults-Only resorts, and this one did not disappoint!

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Travel Solo: Soak up the Single Life in Punta Cana!

Breathless Punta Cana

Breathless Punta Cana

Written by Elizabeth Bondelid, AV E-Commerce Merchandising Coordinator

Ah, the single life. No one to check up on you. No reason to leave the party early. Do what you want, when you want. What reason could you possibly find to settle down? The one reason I always come back to is having nobody to join me in doing the things I want to do, like taking a spur-of-the-moment trip to Punta Cana.

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