As if 23 trips to exciting destinations around the world (including eight new itineraries) weren’t enough, Adventures by Disney is taking family vacations to a whole new level in 2009 with specially added premium experiences on two new trips. These Signature Trips feature upgraded accommodations and unique VIP experiences. Specified departure dates on the Safari to South Africa and Golden Path to Yosemite itineraries will be identified as “Signature Trips.” On these departures guest will enjoy an enhanced travel experience including all the activities on the regular departures, in addition to upgraded accommodations, special amenities and events not offered on standard departures. * The Safari to South AfricaSignature Adventurefeatures four nights at the five-star Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town’s lively Waterfront area and three nights in Kapama Game Reserve’s exclusive Main Lodge. Other signature enhancements include VIP meet-and-greet service at Cape Town International Airport where guests are escorted from the aircraft gateway through luggage and customs clearance; special entertainment for the Junior Adventurers during their Dinner & Disney Movie night; an African Skies-themed dinner in a private venue at the King George Hotel; a private Sundowner dinner at the Knysna Elephant Park; a catch-and-release fishing excursion for Junior Adventurers at Kapama’s Main Lodge; and a private performance by a children’s choir and African dance troupe during the final night’s dinner. * On the signature version of Golden Path to Yosemite, guests experience rock climbing at the Yosemite Mountaineering School, known as “the birthplace of modern mountaineering.” In Yosemite, guests follow in the steps of world-renowned photographer Ansel Adams with a photography expert. The expert will give pointers as they walk the valleys, teaching guests how to capture the phenomenal beauty of the park’s iconic sites. Also during their tour of Yosemite, guests get an exclusive lunch with “John Muir,” a 19th century scientist who helped to establish Yosemite as a national park. Upgraded accommodations at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite, Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, and at the five-star St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco are also included, as well as a VIP gift basket. About Adventures by Disney Launched in 2005, Adventures by Disney in 2009 provides immersive, hassle-free and exhilarating guided family vacation experiences to destinations in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia. Guests wanting more information about Adventures by Disney can visit www.AdventuresbyDisney.com, call 877/728-7282, or contact their travel agent.