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Family Travel Trends For The Year Ahead

Family Travel is no longer a travel niche; findings from the two Family Travel Conferences held in 2012 prove that this market, overlapping leisure and business travel, is bigger and more influential than ever before.The more than 70 family bloggers and writers who attended Family Travel Conference Dallas from around the...

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Family Travel Trends: Cultural Travel By Teens Increases Sharply

FTF’s annual Student Travel Trends Report, derived from thousands of blogs submitted to the 2012 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship competition, reveals that international travel among 13 to 18-year-olds continues to rise.(Media only, New York, Dec 18, 2012) - Family Travel Forum, the global...

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Family Travelers Descend on Dallas for 2nd Annual Family Travel Conference

Top Convention for Professional Travel Media to Highlight Video Production, Best Practices For immediate release:  Dallas, Texas, November 1, 2012 – Despite the travel disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy, family travel professionals will convene at the second Family Travel Conference...

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Google Street View – How Do They Do It?

Everyone knows that Google Maps have revolutionized travel.  Not only can people find out where they're going (without too many front seat / back seat arguments),  but travelers can plan new and more fun ways to get there.Of course, they have also extended the usability of other tools like GPS and smartphones.An...

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Infamous Party Town In Laos Faces Government Crack Down

In August 2012, the Lao government shut down more than 20 bars along the Nam Song River, sending the message to thrill-seeking tourists that the party may be ending soon in Vang Vieng.  An investigation led by health and safetly officials found the culprit establishments were serving alcoholic drinks laced with hallucinogenic drugs to tourists participating in inner-tube...

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Trends: Summer Travel By Rail More Popular Than Ever

Summer is the high season for European train travel, but a recent  study by Eurail Group proves the multi-country Eurail Pass is popular all year long; in 2011, 451,227 travelers decided to embark in this type of journey across Europe. Survey respondents told Eurail that they bought the pass because they wanted to appreciate the journey as much as the destination.   Rail Travel...

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Family Travel Bloggers Rule and Sponsors Take Note

Family Travel bloggers rule these days. They are mostly women -- some dads -- all of whom have a vibrant thing going on with each other about all things travel: destination tips and trips; legal advice about single parents traveling with minors; top cities of the world; funny and touching stories; differing opinions, travel expos, etc. They’re witty, unfailingly good-willed,...

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Europe Low Cost Carriers Sell The Cheapest Air Tickets

The European airlines known as low fare or low cost airlines (LCAs to the trade) provide fantastic advance and last-minute air fare bargains on the continent, as well as to some African and Asian destinations. Europe's major air fare search engines are a cut above the rest, too. Why We Love the Momondo Air Fare Meta Search Engine Momondo,...

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Travel Professionals Reveal What Industry Can Do To Improve Family Vacations

Attendees at the recent Family Travel Conference reveal that hotels and cruise lines must try harder to meet family travelers' needs for a stress-free, healthy and engaged vacation. (Media only, New York, Feb 9, 2012) - At the Inaugural Family Travel Conference co-hosted...

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Student Travel Abroad Grows Among U.S. Teenagers Says Family Travel Forum

FTF's annual Student Travel Trends Report, derived from thousands of blogs submitted to the FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship competition, reveals that international travel among the young remains surprisingly strong, even during the Great Recession (Media only, New York, Feb 2, 2012) - Family Travel Forum,...

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