Fort Wayne Journal: Downtown revitalization projects bring tourism and new business to Northeast Indiana.

Restored Embassy theatre in Fort Wayne is one of many downtown projects that has revitalized the city's deowntown district.  Photo

  By Ron Bernthal Like many Midwestern cities Fort Wayne, Indiana, was close enough to the rust belt to lose much its industry, and many of the small agricultural communities surrounding Fort Wayne lost family farms, as has happened throughout … Continue reading

Consumer Reviews Reveal 20 Most Popular “WOW” Cruise Ships for Families

Enjoying the Flowrider on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, voted one of the 20 most popular ships for families © 2014 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas and Celebrity Eclipse top the list of the 20 most popular cruise ships for families. The list is based on reviews from thousands of cruise travelers gathered between January and June 2014 by CruiseCompete, … Continue reading

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia Eco-Experience Explores Southeast Asia’s First UNESCO Geopark

One of the creatures that might be encountered on the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi in Malaysia's new family-friendly Mangroves & Eagles Safari through the dramatic Kilim Karst, Southeast Asia's first UNESCO Geopark.

The Four Seasons Resort Langkawi in Malaysia now offers a family-friendly Mangroves & Eagles Safari through the dramatic Kilim Karst, Southeast Asia’s first UNESCO Geopark. Guest take a private boat from the Resort’s Serai beach and in just a few … Continue reading

Cruising is Ideal for Family Reunions, Multigenerational Vacations – Here are Some Tips

Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas at its private island, Labadee. Cruises are ideal for multi-generational vacations and family reunions © 2014 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com.

For the same reason that cruises are fabulous for multi-generational vacations, they are ideal venues for family reunions and celebrations of a special birthday, retirement, graduation. The ships provide a floating resort that keeps people within proximity, makes it easy … Continue reading

And Baby Makes Three: VisitEngland Rounds Up ‘Babymoons’ to Accommodate England’s Royal Baby Boom

Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, introduce their new baby to the world, July 23, 2013 © 2013 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

All the world is congratulating the Duke and duchess of Cambridge on the birth of His Royal Highness the Prince of Cambridge. It also appears that the royal baby has sparked the UK’s biggest baby boom in 40 years: new … Continue reading