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Family Travel Association
Week of March 4, 2019


The Passion Behind Promoting Family Travel

Insider Travel Report interviews FTA Founder Rainer Jenss about our growing membership and how travel advisors fit in. Read more

Educating And Entertaining School-Age Travelers With Barcelona Tours

Educational games help get kids involved in discovering new places, says Nancy Daum Dailey, in a recent Family Travel Radio episode. Listen now

FTA Executives Promote Multi-Gen Travel

Costa Rica, Africa and dude ranches are ideal vacation ideas for multi-gen families, says Sally Black and Rainer Jenss. Read more


Favorite Place Travel
“We joined FTA because we want to show kids the world beyond where they live. Travelling with children creates lifelong learners of the world beyond their door, which feed their innate curiosity. FTA helps me bring the world to my clients.”
- Susan Glover, Owner

Palmaïa Riviera Maya
Palmaïa Resorts is a concept built upon a belief that a luxury all inclusive resort can be seamlessly integrated into the fragile elements of nature and not only surpass the expectations of guests but also become an inspiration to them too.
- Heidi Verschaeve, Director of Business Development, Sandos


Discover Corps Offers “Vacations With Purpose”

Discover Corps offers trips for families who want to do something meaningful and different with their vacations. Read more

Saving Wildlife Through Authentic Volunteer Vacations

Canada-based Animal Experience International (AEI) helps educate families about endangered wildlife through ethical, authentic volunteer experiencesRead more

The “Other Side” Of Around the Globe Family Travel Sabbaticals

Travel journalist Heather Greenwood Davis talks about the sacrifices her family made when she, her husband and two sons took time off to travel the worldRead more

Lifelong Benefits of Family Travel 

While there is no question that travel with family is different than travel without the responsibilities that come with children in tow, minor accommodations to expectations and smart adjustments to your itinerary can ensure an amazing experience for the entire familyRead more


The Ins And Outs Of Sitting Together On Planes

How do I sit with my kids on a plane without having to pay more? Read more

Save And Invest In Family Vacations Like You  Do For Retirement

More and more families are making vacations one of their top financial goals. Read more

Multiple Benefits Make Multi-Gen Vacations Special

Benefits to traveling with three or more generations include bonding time between grandparents and grandchildren as well as richer childcare options. Read more

Affordable Travel Begins With Managing A Family’s Budget

The key to having a great vacation starts with being realistic about what you can actually spendRead more

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