Top 10 Family Reunion Destinations Announced by Family Travel Forum (2004) - My Family Travels

Media Only, January 18, 2005: FTF’s Top 10 Getaways for Family Reunions Examines Most Accommodating, Top-Value Venues for Uniting The Clan.Media Only, January 18, 2005: FTF’s Top 10 Getaways for Family Reunions Examines Most Accommodating, Top-Value Venues for Uniting The Clan.

(New York, NY) – Family Travel Forum (FTF), the leading publisher of family travel websites, today announced the winners of its seventh annual Top 10 Getaways awards. In 2004, FTF evaluated businesses in the hospitality, cruise and tour sectors that excel at satisfying the needs of children and adults participating in a Family Reunion.
With more than 72 million adults reuniting with family since 2000, and one-third traveling more than 500 miles, according to the TIA, FTF has provided reunion planners with 10 family-tested, top-value options.  Read more about the Top 10 Getaways for Family Reunions winners.

“Whether families are planning a vacation with Grandma or hundreds of close relatives,” notes FTF publisher John Manton, “advance preparation is key to a successful reunion.”  He adds, “Those who resolved to make 2005 a Reunion Year can use this news to book their first-choice destination right away.”

The Top 10 Getaways For Family Reunions award winners were determined by FTF from more than 100 nominations made by travel experts, contributing editors and 80,000 site visitors.  By considering and evaluating their location, available transportation, variety of accommodations in different price ranges, activities for all ages, unique attractions, dining options and group discounts before making site inspections, FTF discovered the top value reunion destinations.

The Top 10 Getaways For Family Reunions award winners

 Top Dream Reunion Experiences
 Alaska Cruise
 Houseboating on Lake Powell
 Walt Disney World

 Top All-Inclusive Resorts for Reunions
 Club Maeva Tulum, Riviera Maya, Mexico
 Club Med Sandpiper, Florida
 Woodloch Pines, Pennsylvania
 Top Mountain Resorts for Reunions
 Northstar-at-Tahoe, California
 Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont

 Top Recreational Resorts for Reunions
 Big Cedar Lodge, Missouri
 Taboo Resort, Ontario, Canada

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About Family Travel Forum

Family Travel Forum Inc, founded in 1996 to serve the needs of members who “Have Kids, Still Travel,” publishes, the Internet’s leading subscription site dedicated to travel with kids;, a global network supporting travel with children under age 3;, the travel site for kids, by kids;, the premier bulletin board for family destinations, safety and parenting issues related to travel;, the source for market intelligence on the family sector; and e-FTF, the monthly news-zine devoted to seasonal events, destination reports and family travel topics.  FTF publications have been recognized with two National Parenting Seals of Approval (2003, 2000) and ‘Best of the Web’ awards from Forbes (2003, 2002, 2001) and Condé Nast Traveler (2000) magazines among others.

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