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A Very Happy Holiday Season To All

FTA Founder and President Rainer Jenss offers his holiday wishes, a look back, and forward, in his year-end message. Read more

Family Travel Radio Explores Mega-Ship Cruising

Aaron Schlein interviews Heather Mundt, from about her experiences and tips for going big, REAL BIG. Listen in

Come Join Us At The 2020 N.Y. Times Travel Show

Panel discussions, activities at our booth and networking with members, colleagues and consumers, are all on the agenda Jan. 24-26. Read more

Member News

FTA Member Launches Facebook Group To Connect Families & Industry To Solve Travel Challenges

Sharlene Earnshaw, FTA Member and Editor in Chief at Trekaroo, recently launched Family Travel Deals and Tips – a public Facebook Group for families, travel media personalities, suppliers and destinationsRead more

Tauck Family Christmas River Cruises Are Popular

Strong holiday bookings this year are prompting Tauck to urge its guests and prospective guests to book their 2020 Christmas season journeys early.

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Travel Age West & FTA Relaunch Travel Advisor Digital Toolbox

This collaborative guide for agents selling family travel is a perfect example of the power of FTA partnerships.

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Why Family Vacations Are So Important

This website understands the deepest meaning behind our #TakeFamilyTime campaign, and describes in this article five reasons why giving the gift of time through a family vacation is so important to all. Read more

Vacations Make The Best Gifts For Children

“... [vacations] can also advance brain development in children... because on a family [vacation], you are exercising two genetically ingrained systems deep in the brain’s limbic area, which can all too easily be ‘unexercised’ in the home.” Read more

Christmas Travel Gift Ideas

FTA Member Family Travel Forum offers up these gift ideas for the holiday season. It's not too late for some last-minute shopping! Read more

Where Are Families Headed In 2020?

FTA Member Kid Tripster is predicting these 10 destinations will be hot in the coming year.  Read more

Traveling With One Child At A Time Can Be Glorious

This mom felt "drained and exhausted" traveling with both her sons. Since travel is meant to be "relaxing, a time to recharge and refuel," she started traveling with just one child at a time.  Read more

Change A Child's Life With These Epic Journeys

FTA Member Lynn O'Rourke Hayes describes five "bucket list-worthy" vacations from National Geographic’s illustrated guide to “Epic Journeys: 245 Life-Changing Adventures.” Read more

Having A Low Budget Shouldn't Be An Issue Here

Affordability may be a persistent challenge for families looking at their next vacation, but Travel Pulse has found 20 places that are ideal for clients with small budgets.   Read more

Texas Coast Camping Trip Renewed This Family's Love Of Travel

"A perfect escape" was evidence that traveling as a family of eight might not be so bad after all.    Read more

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