Apple Vacations “People to People” Trip in Cuba!

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I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cuba on a “People to People” trip.

With the recent relaxation of regulations to obtain required licenses for travel to Cuba, the island nation has become more available to eager travelers from the United States. On our trip, we visited several different regions of the country, starting in Trinidad, then on to Cienfuegos (both in central Cuba). We also visited Havana and Old Havana (both in western Cuba).

It was an unforgettable experience and I can’t wait to share my blogs with you, including travel tips and highlights of each region.

First off, my overall impressions and favorite experiences in Cuba.

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Where is your dream destination wedding spot?

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa

Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa

Written by Juliana Gover, AVDW Specialist.

Everyone has the perfect picture of their dream wedding.

What do you want to see around you while you stand up there saying “I do” to the person of your dreams? A castle for the grandists, a church for the traditionalists, a field for the boho types, a beach for the romantic? Where you first met for those sentimentalists or a secret garden for those naturalists?

The options are literally limitless. As long as the two of you are together and there is someone there to conduct, it is a wedding.

But for those of you who want to follow the amazing trend and get away, maybe save some money, and have a destination wedding — where do you go?! When it comes to selecting that dream destination wedding, how do you choose where you are going to stay and share that special kiss? You could have a beach or garden wedding on every coast and anywhere plant life can grow, so where in the world do you want to go?

Let us help you decide…

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Launching Luxury Villas Online

Villa, Bird of Paradise Caribbean, Anguilla

Villa, Bird of Paradise -Caribbean, Anguilla

Written by Su-Jit Lin & Robert Eastman, Managing Director, Luxury Villa Program

Decades ago, we had Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and today, the AWE channel. Growing up, MTV Cribs was the seedling of our nesting instincts.

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Phillies Phancation 2015 from Now Jade

Phancation 2015

Apple Vacations recently hosted 150 Phillies fans, players and alumni for a week at Now Jade Riviera Cancun for Phancation 2015!

Phancationers from across the country participated in a fun week of crazy games, autograph sessions, photo sessions, talent contests, breakfast with the Phanatic and much, much more!

Phillies 1980 World Series’ Alumni Greg “The Bull” Luzinski and 1993 World Series’ Alumni Tommy Greene , along with current Phillies pitchers Justin De Fratus and David Buchanan, who took part in all of the events and had a great time with vacationing with the fans. The Phanatic along with Phillies broadcasters Gregg Murphy and Scott Palmer hosted all of the events.

The Phanatic breakfast is always a Phan favorite of the this group, and Phancationers have talent reached new levels this year!

Click the link below to see photos from the event!

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It’s Apple Vacations Great Winter Event!

Winter is the hottest time for travel to Mexico & the Caribbean. And now that most of the U.S. is experiencing snow and freezing cold temperatures (I just saw 6 degrees in Chicago forecast this week!!), there has never been a better time to book an Apple Vacation!

Every New Year it’s “out with the old and in with the new,” well make you resolution, “out with the cold and in with the sun!”

Book before January 29th and you can save up to 40% at some of our most popular resorts, including Secrets Resorts & Spa’s, Dreams Resorts & Spa’s, Now Resorts & Spa’s, and Riu Resorts & Spas! Book by January 29th to save hundreds!

Check out our Great Winter Event Page (Click Here) or call Call your Travel Agent today!

WOGL 98.1 Live From Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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If you are in Philadelphia, don’t forget to tune to WOGL 98.1 The Breakfast Club ”Live From Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa” all this week! (Listen Here)

The Live broadcast kicks off the year-long promotion where WOGL listeners can win a trip a day!

Don’t warm ocean breezes and crystal blue waters sounds perfect right now!?

Destination Wedding Superstitions to Love

Written by Ashley Surkin, AVDW Specialist

So long summer! Fall is the perfect time of year to say “I Do”!

Whether you plan for the sunny shores of Cancun or the tropics of Costa Rica; between back-to-school, Halloween and giving thanks, it’s a great opportunity to have all eyes on you and all hands on deck as this season is generally off peak for most resorts.

But before you plan your fabulous Fall nuptials in paradise, be mindful of some cultural superstitions.

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