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Intrepid Travel Creates Special Workshop for FTA Members

Join us on Friday, July 10 @ 6pm EST with your family for a special workshop hosted by Intrepid Travel

Learn the basics of making Moroccan mint tea the way Moroccans do at home. Get tips on what makes a good pot as well as different methods of preparation. Find out what secret and special ingredients Moroccan mothers use to create their signature flavors and have fun pouring from as high as you can!

You'll need a kettle for boiling water, a couple ounces of Chinese gunpowder tea (check Chinese tea purveyors online or in-store – Chado Tea Room sells it online), sugar (about one cup) and a fistful of fresh spearmint. You'll also need a teapot and small cups/glasses for serving the tea.

Location: Facebook Live on Essaouira Urban Adventures

Anchors Away Travel is thrilled to partner with the Family Travel Association in order to educate families on the destinations and products available around the globe. We strive to provide families the opportunity to explore the world together, learning about new cultures, seeing the variety of natural beauty and visiting destinations where history was made."
Kelly Furtado, Owner

We joined the FTA because we would love to stay up to date on any upcoming events and meet like minded companies."
Lidiya Ivanova, Owner

Jumbari Family Safaris is happy to be associated with this leading family association to help educate all members of the family about wildlife and conservation in the great outdoor classroom. Quality family time while learning about preserving our flora and fauna is an important aspects of family travel and we could not ask for a better way to do this by partnership with FTA.
Lisa Nel, General Manager

Spur Alliance

We believe in Family Travel and their vision of inspiring people to travel and helping people find all that is possible when it comes to travel.
Colleen Hodson, Owner

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Life With A Baby's Founder on Launching the FTA Classroom Initiative

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While the COVID-19 era has introduced specific challenges for all of us, the animals and staff at the center in India that we work with are also in need of emergency additional medicinal supplies, food, first aid, and support with staffing and care due to restrictions on local travel and social distancing. Please consider a donation to the ATJ Foundation in any amount during this time. Read more

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We are recognizing those who never rested or who didn’t have the luxury of sheltering in place,” said Dan Austin, the president and CEO of Austin Adventures. “America’s essential workers have sacrificed their health and their family time for the rest of us. This is our way of saying thank you. Read more

Join us and iWorld of Travel Today in a Leadership Webinar: Discover and Book Israel for Families

Date and Time: Jul 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time; 10:00 AM Pacific Time.
Click here to register


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