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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You’re bound to have a good time at Secrets the Vine!

Secrets the Vine

Secrets the Vine

Written by Marissa Every, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator 

Trying to decide on the perfect resort for your honeymoon, destination wedding or anniversary trip? If so, you’re in luck because this location is a prime spot for romance.

Located in the hotel zone of downtown Cancun, Secrets the Vine is the definition of modern and tropical luxury where fun meets relaxation. It is the ideal resort for all of your vacation needs.

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Role of Groom in the Destination Wedding Planning Process

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Zi Hui and Luke, Dreams La Romana

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Wedding Guest Coordinator

Congratulations! You’re getting married! Whether it’s the first time or the 10th, planning a destination wedding is always an experience in and of itself.

The majority of brides take on coordinating every last detail of their big day as if it was another job. But where does that leave the groom? Brides, before you get to your boiling point read on and realize it’s okay to divide and conquer when it comes to destination wedding planning. The majority of brides take on the tasks as if it was another job.

Here are a few roles that your fiancé might enjoy tackling…

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Apple Vacations & AMResorts Appear on The Meredith Vieira Show!

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Did you see Apple Vacations and AMResorts on The Meredith Vieira Show yesterday? Apple Vacations and AMResorts were happy to participate in Premiere Week!

Recent numbers have proven that 40% of Americans don’t plan to use all of their paid time off or vacation time. We want to change that! We surprised each studio audience member with a 3-Night resort stay to an AMResort!

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Iberostar, Cancun Win Big at 2014 Golden Apple Awards

Backdrop at the Golden Apple Awards 2014

Backdrop at the Golden Apple Awards 2014

On Monday night at the famed Art Institute of Chicago, dignitaries from all across the travel industry came together for the 2014 Golden Apple Awards, hosted by Apple Vacations.

2014 Crystal Apple Awards

Award for Best All-Inclusive – Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall

Best Staff & Service – Mexico — Now Amber Puerto Vallarta

Best Staff & Service – Caribbean — Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection

Best Staff & Service – Central America — Riu Palace Costa Rica

Best Staff & Service – Hawaiian Islands — Kaua’i Marriott Resort on Kalapaki Beach

Best All-Inclusive Family Resort — Iberostar Playa Mita

Best Hotel Chain — Secrets Resorts & Spas

Best Destination — Cancun

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