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Family Travel Association
Week of April 15, 2019


FTA and Recommend Magazine Engage Hundreds of Agents

Hundreds of agents hear expert insights during March webinar. Read more

Family Travel Radio Is Heading To Great Britain

Aaron Schlein takes over the FTA’s Facebook and Instagram accounts during his family’s first trip abroad. Listen now

Dude Ranch Guide Educates Travel Advisors

Media Member TravelAge West explores how advisors can sell dude ranch vacations to families. Read more

FTA’s Rainer Jenss Speaks at Signature Travel Network’s Inaugural Luxury Forum in Dallas

The sold-out event featured senior representatives from a variety of luxury industries and organizations, as well as over 250 Signature members. Read more


Visit Finland
Stable and child friendly Finland - the happiest country in the world with top notch education system- is a perfect holiday destination for families with small children and teen agers alike, both in summer and in winter. With the FTA membership, Visit Finland wants to showcase what our country has to offer for traveling families.”

– Heli Mende, Head of Visit Finland North America


CEO Q&A: Nora Livingstone, Animal Experience International

One of our newest members describes how she built her company and brand promise based on her personal family travel experiencesRead more

Allianz Insurance Promotes Family Travel To Bermuda

The latest video in a six-part series produced by FTA Member Julia Dimon during our 2018 SummitRead more

FTA Members Collaborate on New Alaska Immersive Family Itinerary

Global Family Travels and Erin Kirkland co-create a summer itinerary exploring Alaskan culture, geography, art and adventureRead more

Children Are Having A Serious Influence On Family Travel Decisions

MSC Cruises and the FTA offer guidance with Media Partner TravelAge WestRead more


Travel Advisors Can Protect Families From Hidden Fees

FTA Founder Rainer Jenss promotes the use of professional advisors to help families protect their travel budgets. Read more

Former President Barack Obama Discusses Importance Of Family Travel At WTTC

Being able to watch a child’s sense of discovery emerge “is more special than anything else” for a parent. Read more

Family Vacation Planning Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

The family vacation planning guide for families who hate to plan. Read more

Children Play Critical Role In Family Vacation Planning 

FTA Member Nancy Schretter led a panel of FTA cruise line members about “Cracking the Code on Family Travel and Millennial Cruising.” Read more

Families On A Budget Should Still Consider Splurging On One Thing

The annual FTA Family Travel Survey is quoted in a New York Times story about fiscally responsible indulgences. Read more

LGBTQ Families Encounter Complexities

LGBTQ families face a number of issues, like whether a destination is welcoming to them, that make vacation planning more complicated. Read more

Making Family Vacation Planning Simpler

The FTA helps parents realize researching, prepping, and packing for that dream trip doesn’t have to feel like a second job. Read more

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