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Travel Trends 2003: We Will Miss Kemmons Wilson

Feb. 2003: The inventor of "kids stay free" and other family travel concepts at the very first Holiday Inn has passed away. FTF recently learned that Kemmons Wilson, founder of the Holiday Inn hotel chain (now part of InterContinental Hotels Group), died February 12, 2003 in Memphis, Tennessee at age 90. It...

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Travel Trends 2002-2003: Winter Family Travel

Trends Report, October 2002. Flying, cruising, hitting the road, and traveling with pets: discover what was cool for families in a winter past. Numbers are in from various travel pollsters, predicting what your family has probably planned: many will see family... some will travel... most will travel closer to home. Family is Hot A survey conducted by the...

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Travel Trends 2002: Identifying US Vacations For Summer

Trends Report, June 2002. Find out what the trends were for family travelers in summer 2002, when post-9/11 fears ruled the marketplace. When we polled Family Travel Forum families in April of 2001, we queried travelers about their favorite family resort and learned that family travel was thriving. Of parents responding, 91% had traveled to a North American destination within the past...

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Travel Trends 2001: Internet Research Sees Upswing in Online Travel Options

Trends Report - June 2001: An in-depth study from the analysts at PhocusWright explains how the online travel business grew during this time. Lorraine Sileo, VP of Information Services for PhoCusWright, Inc., the Stamford, Connecticut-based research group, recently announced large Internet usage gains and other findings from the 2001 PhocusWright...

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Travel Trends 2000: 90’s Report Card Indicates Family Travel Scores Well

Trends Report, December 2000. At the turn of the century, Family Travel Forum's editor rounded up some of the more interesting trends of the past decade to share with readers. Trends Report, December 2000. At the turn of the century, Family Travel Forum's editor rounded up some of the more interesting trends of the past decade to share with readers. If we study the recent past to speculate on the...

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Travel Trends 2000: The Coming Family Vacation Revolution

Trends Report - December, 2000: A changing family structure influences travel trends just as the year 2000 marks a huge upsurge in vacation plans. [Editor's Note: To mark the millennium, FTF reviewed the current family travel marketplace and where it's headed. We felt the following excerpt from "Travel Forecast 2000," provided as a courtesy by the Canadian Tourism...

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