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From Norwegian Cruise Line, A New Dawn

To say that New Englanders are excited to have the newly renovated Norwegian Dawn plying the waters off Boston Harbor to Bermuda is an understatement. Formerly served by the smaller Norwegian Spirit, this route is popular for a slew of reasons, not least of which is that sun-starved passengers can avoid pricey air fares and use the money they save on shore excursions, specialty dining...

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Dream Big – Win An Adventure Cruise To The Galapagos Islands

Families dream big about how to spend their precious vacation time; that's why we're giving away a family expedition to the legendary Galapagos Islands of South America. 

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The Fairmont Hotels Of Bermuda

We headed east to review The Fairmont Southampton and The Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotels in Bermuda thinking they would be the perfect resort duo for us – a family with young adult children taking advantage of that rare moment when everybody’s schedules lined up. One kid had graduated from college a few days earlier and hadn’t found a job yet,...

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Top 10 Getaway for Family Togetherness – Marriott Vacation Club International

In 2005, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners honored Marriott Vacation Club International as a Top Resort Chain for Family Togetherness and it's still a winner. When FTF celebrated the 8th annual Top 10 Getaways awards, we acknowledged the latest trend -- family-together vacations. We honored hospitality, timeshare and eco-tourism businesses that have made it possible for...

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Tired of Turkey? Luxury Cruise to Slovenia Discounted for Thanksgiving

As if to honor the 20 years since Slovenia was founded as an independent country, the luxury Crystal Cruises is making a maiden call at one of Europe's newest ports this fall. As part of its November 16 "Italian Splendor" sailing, ultra-luxe Crystal Serenity will visit medieval Koper, Slovenia's largest coastal town. With interest...

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Passports Overboard? St. Thomas Resort in USVI Welcomes Families

Looking for a great family escape for Spring Break? Didn't have time to get a passport? The Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott (800/524-2000) is offering a variety of packages, including the “Escape!  Family Package” offer. This offer requires a 3-, 4-, or 5-night stay, which...

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U.S. Regulations For Special Groups Crossing U.S. Borders

The latest regulations from U.S. Customs and Border Protection explain some of the exceptions being made for Special Group travel, such as teen and school group tours. U.S. border crossing requirements changed in June of 2009. The following information concerns the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) as it affects Air and Land Travel for U.S. Citizens....

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Canada And US Partner To Clarify Border Regulations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency recently joined efforts to remind travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries. Frequent travelers know that regulations have changed steadily since 9/11 and keeping up with them is a challenge. Fortunately for families, both agencies want to make border crossings...

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Callaway Gardens, Georgia

Reunite in Pine Mountain, where adventures in nature at Callaway Gardens provide activities for all ages in summer, and holiday lights delight families in winter. Looking for a travel destination that prides itself on providing wholesome family fun while keeping your schedule full of activities you'll always remember? Then this central Georgia resort...

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Cruise Quebec and the Canada Coast with Family Values

At a recent gathering, staff from Cruise St Lawrence discussed the many ports available to cruise passengers on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Many of you may be thinking that the province has Montreal and Quebec City -- yet little else -- to offer. Well, there is a lot more to see and do.

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