Great Value in Cancun? Try Oasis Hotels & Resorts!

Grand Oasis Cancun

Grand Oasis Cancun

We all have times when we would like, and need, to stretch our dollar just a little further than it seems to want to go.

But even with that mindset, you don’t have to give up on your vacation dream!

Apple Vacations offers many “Value Vacation” options, including all-inclusive resorts in the 4 Apple and 4 Apple+ categories that will get you to the sun and sand, while keeping your budget intact!

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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.

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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Apple Vacations Phancation 2015 Now On Sale

Phancation 2015

As a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia Phillies, Apple Vacation is excited to announce Phancation 2015 in Riviera Maya.

And YOU are invited! (Click here for more information)

This is Apple Vacations’ second annual Phancation. We will be returning to Riviera Maya in 2015 – this time at the beautiful Now Jade Riviera Cancun!

A Phun filled week is in store for everyone! Phancation 2015 will be hosted by Scott Palmer and will include The Phillie Phanatic, Phillies pitcher Justin DeFratus, along with Phillies alumni Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski, and Tommy Greene.

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Brave Enough for a Cancun Whale Shark Tour?

Swimming alongside dolphins is a popular and safe adventure for vacationers in Cancun and Riviera Maya.

But what about sharks?

If you’re feeling brave, you can take part in a Whale Shark Tour! Watch and swim with enormous local Whale Sharks, a species of shark that got its name for being the size of some whales.

The best part about this excursion? Unless you’re plankton, there’s no need to fear!

 

2015 Denver Broncos Calendar Shoot at Riu Palace Mexico

Denver Broncos Cheerleaders

Denver Broncos Cheerleaders at Riu Palace Mexico

From July 10th to 17th, 26 Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and 14 staff members recently returned from beautiful Riu Palace Mexico in Riviera Maya. There, Riu Palace, Xcaret Park and Isla Mujeres played the backdrop for the team’s 2015 Swimsuit Calendar photoshoot.

Apple Vacations & Riu Hotels and Resorts will be included in the Making of the Denver Broncos Cheerleading Calendar special, which airs on Wednesday, September 24th.

The calendar is scheduled to be released at the end of August!

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