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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Gems of Riviera Maya: Now Jade & Now Sapphire

Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun and Now Jade Riviera Cancun are truly “gems” in Riviera Maya.

Aside from their reputation of being family-friendly, fun and boasting luxurious accommodations, what makes these two resorts so special is that they are consistently included in great all-inclusive package deals!

They are both very unique and yet both provide wonderful vacation spots for the whole family. Here are my favorite things about each resort. Continue reading

Apple Vacations, Now Resorts Photo Day with All-Star Chase Utley & the Phillies.

Apple Vacations Phillies Photo Day Sponsored by Now Resorts & Spas

Apple Vacations Phillies Photo Day Sponsored by Now Resorts & Spas

Apple Vacations Philadelphia Phillies Photo Day, sponsored by Now Resorts & Spas, was held on June 28th at Citizens Bank Park. Employees of Apple Vacations, AMResorts, Now Resorts & Spas, plus our Travel Agent friends and their families, were able to enjoy a sunny afternoon together at the Phillies game.

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Destination Weddings Trend: Trash the Dress

Jackson-Hageman Punta Cana Wedding

Jackson-Hageman Punta Cana Wedding

Written By AVDW Specialist, Ashley Surkin

The days of preserving your elegant white gown are history.

In recent years “trashing” your wedding dress has become the new post-nuptials trend with more and more brides deciding to take the plunge (literally). From diving into the ocean to an epic paintball match between you and your honey, the act of “trashing” your dress makes for some pretty incredible photos.

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Opening Season for Phillies Baseball 101

Written by Kasey Minnick, Marketing Specialist

Apple Vacations and Iberostar Hotels & Resorts partnered together to sponsor the first of three Philadelphia Phillies Baseball 101 Clinics on May 27th!

This event is centered on the women-only participants, and allows them to partake in the interactive coaching from the Phillies coaches themselves.  From fielding practice on the grass to batting and pitching instructions in the cages and bullpen, coaches such as Larry Bowa, Bob McClure, Steve Henderson, and John Mizerock offered their expertise to the crowd of 200 women.

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Great All-Inclusive Deals to BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort

Apple Vacations has a GREAT, limited time offer out there right now to the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort. It is a contemporary hotel in Riviera Maya, surrounded by lush mangroves and private beachfront.

I have gotten several comments lately asking if it is a nice hotel for that amazing rate. I tell you it is a deal! One of our sales reps visited the resort recently and just posted some recent pictures, so I thought I would let them speak for themselves.

Here’s a quick look at BlueBay Grand Esmeralda!

Feel NO #MommyGuilt on an Apple Vacation!

#Mommyguilt  -  All the mommies have it, right? Well, I am on the first leg of my son’s summer break. As I was heading off to work and he was heading off to the library with Grandmom, it snuck up on me: I should be taking him to the park, pool or to a movie.

Then I remember – it’s OK!  I prepared, I planned! I have plenty of activities and trips planned for the summer, including some valuable #Familytime.

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