Carnival Cruise Line Teaming With Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Children’s Space Program

 In celebration of World Space Week, Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it is partnering with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to launch (pardon the pun) a children’s space program with activities inspired by NASA science. The program will debut on Carnival Celebration this November. As part of Camp Ocean’s science and discovery programming, the credible […]

Troon Cards for 2023 Now Available

Troon has launched its 2023 Troon Card frequent player program with more than 150 Troon-affiliated courses participating. Troon Cards are now on sale at and can be used Nov. 1, 2022 through Dec. 31, 2023, providing Cardholders with preferred rates of up to 50 percent off the standard rate at participating Troon-managed and brand-affiliated […]

Thompson Golf Group Acquires Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, AZ.

Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. has been acquired by Gilbert, Ariz.-based Thompson Golf Group from Phoenix-based Longbow Golf Club Associates. With the addition of Longbow Golf Club, Thompson Golf Group is now the owner/operator of four daily-fee golf clubs, including Power Ranch Golf Club in Gilbert; Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club in Cave Creek, […]

Dominica: The Unspoiled Caribbean

First things first: Don’t confuse the island of Dominica (Dom-in-EEK-a) with the Dominican Republic. Dominica is the youngest Caribbean Island and the last to be colonized, having gained its independence in 1978. South of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique, Dominica is an unspoiled bit of Eastern Caribbean paradise only a three-hour flight from Miami. If […]

Smokies Fall Foliage Report

As summer merges into fall, the Smoky Mountains becomes one of the more popular – and beautiful – places in North America and beyond. Veteran fall foliage watchers the leaves to turn to stunning colors in higher elevations around mid-October, and continue into lower elevations through at least  mid-November. Fall foliage is most vibrant when […]