Media Only, April 1, 2002: Parenthood Doesn’t Have To Be A Vacation-Free Stage Of Life as FTF Selects ‘Top 10 Getaways for Tiny Travelers’ Among Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines Serving Families.
(New York, NY) – Family Travel Forum celebrates parenthood with its 4th annual edition of “Tiny Travelers,” FTF’s award-winning newsletter packed with tips and tales for parents of under-3s. Featured in the 12-page issue are 50 Ways to Win the Drive Wars; Depressurizing Air Travel with Infants; and FTF’s annual awards to the top travel services catering to the needs of the most demanding travelers: vacation-starved parents and their
precious little ones.
Top All-Inclusive Resorts
Club Med Ixtapa, Mexico
Crown Paradise Club, Cancun
Top Beach Resort
Our Lucaya, Grand Bahama
Top Family Camp
YMCA Camp du Nord, Minnesota
Top Golf & Tennis Resort
Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina
Top International Resorts
Club Valtur Pila, Italy
Center Parcs Village, France
Top Romantic Getaway
Cunard Lines Queen Elizabeth 2
Top Ski Resorts
Bretton Woods Mountain Resort, New Hampshire
Snowbird Ski Resort, Utah
“Top value for hard-earned vacation dollars is among the criteria for Family Travel Forum’s Top 10 Getaways awards,” says publisher John Manton, “so we are particularly pleased to honor a family camp in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Minnesota and a cottage colony in France’s Loire Valley where a family of four can vacation for less than $90 per day.”
“And for the first time,” he adds, “parents able to splurge on a round-the-world cruise or a deluxe Caribbean spa will also find superior child-centered programs for their infants and toddlers.”
The independent, award-winning Family Travel Forum has been recognized with the National Parenting Seal of Approval and ‘Best of the Web’ awards from Forbes and Conde Nast Traveler magazines, as well as by CNN, ABC, The Travel Channel, American Baby, Child, Diversions, Family Life, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Frequent Flyer, Time, Travel Weekly, Travel Age, USA Today, Yahoo! Internet Life and other media.
The 12-page 2001 edition answers questions every new Mom and Dad ask: What Travel Gear is Really Essential? How do We Avoid Motion Sickness? Is it Safe to Fly with a Lap Child? Which Qualifications Should a Nursery Staff Have? Are We Eligible to Join a Home Exchange Service?
To purchase individual copies of the 2001 “Tiny Travelers” (US$6.50 including S&H), to join Family Travel Forum or order Mother’s and Father’s Day gift memberships, visit FamilyTravelForum.com, or contact FTF at 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025 (tel. 212/665-6124; [toll-free USA] 888/FT-FORUM or 888/383-6786; fax 212/665-6136.)
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