The new Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has lined up the big
guns: two Eric Ripert restaurants, a Greg Norman golf
course, a Nick Bollettieri tennis center, and a Jean-Michel
Cousteau nature program (800/241-3333; www.ritzcarlton.com; doubles from $699).
The rail-hot Expedition
Everest roller coaster at Disney World's Animal Kingdom
simulates a runaway steam-engine ride in the Himalayas.
Zoom in and out of a mist-shrouded mountain before dropping
(gulp) 80 feet. Look out for the Yeti!
In June, Royal
Caribbean launches the world's most massive ocean liner:
the Freedom of the Seas (800/ 327-6700; www.royalcaribbean.com; eight-day cruise for a family of four from
$2,796) is tricked out with a wave machine for surfing on
the top deck.