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Top Family Travel Media Invited On Second Honeymoon In Niagara Falls

Nation’s Top Family Travel Media Invited for Second Honeymoon in Niagara Falls, New York   Third TMS Family Travel conference for leading media focuses on building brand across channels in the fast-growing segment of leisure travel.   (New York, NY September 11, 2013)   Niagara Falls, the honeymoon and romance capital,...

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Top 10 Getaways for Family Travelers

In 2002, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award-winners hightlighted North American destinations that provide the fun and enriching experiences that families want to share. In the months after the 9/11 tragedy, Family Travel Forum recognized that the needs of traveling families changed dramatically. Rather than the carefree, all-inclusive beach vacation where children and adults could enjoy...

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Room Service Out Of Service

Hotels with room service are synonymous with a luxurious experience. A phrase as simple as 'Let's order room service!' seems fun, indulgent, and evokes memories of Home Alone star Macauley Culkin living wild and fancy-free courtesy of his father's credit card.  But is room service on the way out?  Last week, the

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TMS Family Travel Summit Finds Families Changing, Vacations Changing

TMS Family Travel Summit Reveals Changing Needs of Changing Family Travelers Media Alert: New York, NY (May 15, 2013) – Demand for family-friendly vacation destinations, multigenerational accommodations and transportation is booming, said representatives of the travel and tourism industry at the first TMS Family Travel Summit. In an era when the “married-couple-biological-children”...

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Arthur Frommer Gets His Way With Google

Arthur Frommer just announced that he bought the company he founded, or at least the rights to publish Frommer's guidebooks, e-books and Frommers.com, from Google. A pioneer back in 1957 when he self-published the first "Europe on $5 A Day" for soldiers turned tourists, Arthur Frommer's gamble had built a publishing...

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Stewart Clan Proves Sandals Resorts International Is All About Family

Anyone who's a fan of Sandals and Beaches all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean has news to get excited about.  At a recent New York City press luncheon, the resort brand's chief Gordon "Butch" Stewart, his son Adam, now 32 (pictured above), plus key team members shared some of the group's expansion news. Much of it aims to improve the family beach vacation...

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Family Vacation Survey Confirms That Vacations Are Worth Every Penny

The majority of adults polled for a 2013 U.S. Travel Association Family Vacation Survey said they were motivated to take family vacations by the desire to create positive memories for their children -- fond memories like they have. The majority...

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How Ice Cream Cones Predict the Cost of Living for Travelers

After doing extensive cost of living research, the folks at Kaiku.com found that the price of ice cream cones often correlates to the value of currency in a foreign destination.  Most expensives ice cream cones were found in Dubai, Paris, Auckland... maybe.  You'll have to ask the kids to do some on-site research when you travel to verify this. But why chocolate...

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A Dozen Ways To Make Your Luxury Cruise Ship Family Friendly

It's not often we get excited about a new cruise ship, especially a luxury one coming from Hapag-Lloyd, better known for their bright orange freight containers stacked at most of the world's ports. But at a recent press conference announcing the MS Europa 2, their 39,500-tonne luxury ship launching in May 2013, her design and execution caught our fancy. We...

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Action and Social Media Support Entrepreneurs Aiding Indian Women

When Nicki and Kria heard there were more than 40 million widows in India -- 10% of the country's female population -- they had to act. The report from Radio Netherlands said that for the majority of these women, "life could be described as a living sati, a reference to the now outlawed...

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