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Pregnant And On The Go?

Family Travel Forum offers travel advice to mothers-to-be for safe and comfortable travel during pregnancy.We all know that airline seats have been shrinking over the years. It's an annoyance for all travelers, but the reduced width and shortened legroom can be a nightmare for a pregnant woman. Factor in the queasiness of a first-trimester pregnancy, or the extra 25 pounds of the woman in...

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Sustain and Develop: India Tourism

Tourism is big business according to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), accounting for about one-third of total world trade in services. It’s also important at the global policy level, because of tourism’s potential to provide opportunity for millions.Improved infrastructure, environmental protection, and education are among several United Nations’ prospective post-2015

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How A Global Entry Card Will Reduce Airport Hassles

Over the past month, I've been going through the process of joining the Global Entry program. The government enticed me by saying, "Global Entry is a national program enabling Customs and Border Protection (CPB) officers to quickly facilitate low-risk travelers entering the U.S. at certain international airports." And friends assured me it's really true. Having access to self-serve...

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Stay Vacationed to Cure the Family Workaholic

Do you feel like you’re part of a ‘vacation starved’ society because your family never got away for that two-week beach break last summer?  Whether or not you have a workaholic at home, you probably are. According to the U.S. Travel and Tourism Association (USTA), there were 429 million paid vacation days forfeited in 2013. That means wage earners – many of them workaholics -- chose...

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International Family Vacations Trending at TMS Family Travel Summit

Growing interest in international family travel explored in depth by participants at the 2015 TMS Family Travel Summit in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico   (New York, June 17, 2015) – With American families representing 14% of outbound travelers, and international families increasingly a part of the $220 billion-dollar inbound market, leading media and travel industry executives...

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Who’s In Charge? Kids Influence Over Family Vacation Grows

According to a new global survey, an average 87% of parents admit they give kids a say in vacation destination planning, with 34% of America’s millennial parents (those between the ages of 18 and 34 this year) claiming their kids have full control over the final vacation decision. You may be surprised at the results of this survey administered by market research firm YouGov on behalf of...

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Bringing the World to Your Kids at Project World School

When we first heard about Project World School, we knew it was an intriguing concept and enriching travel opportunity that our frequent traveling families would want to explore. In this interview, co-founder Lainie Liberti and her son, Miro Siegel, share their story and how other families can participate in their “worldschooling” experiment on a Project World School retreat.What...

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TMS Family Travel Summit Explores Opportunities in International Travel

Media Alert: The 3rd annual TMS Summit Convenes in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico to Explore How to Encourage International Family Travel and Cultural Exchange (Iberostar Playa Mita, 21 April 2015) As the

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Make It Easy: Google Shares Insights and Travel Tools

At the launch this week of an enhanced Google Flights search engine, the team at Google Travel shared some interesting travel trends culled from users’ search patterns. Although their predictions come from broad search engine queries related to hotels, flights, attractions and more – done by users of all demographics – I think they tell us a lot about...

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Princess Transports King of Musical Theatre to the High Seas

As the competition for cruise passengers increases, cruise lines are upping their game in children’s programming, cuisine, recreation and now entertainment.Several lines have found that offering shows to rival the best entertainment on land is a winning formula, whether they’re marketing to matures, millennials or families.The Great White Way on the Big Blue SeaAll the...

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