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Family Travel Trending Up And Adventurous For 2015

- Family Travel Consulting finds current events, active wellness, and endangered environments are among top motivators for family vacation planners in 2015 -Family Travel Consulting (FTC) is seeing a resurgence of big adventure, bucket list trips for families, as predicted by the 2014 MMGYGlobal Traveler Sentiment index, which found traveler confidence bolstered by the strong economy....

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Ski Industry Planning Snow Fun Vacations for All Ages

With everyone in holiday mode, the major and minor ski areas want us to start dreaming of winter sports and a family ski vacation. Now's the time to to look ahead (while rates are super reasonable) and plan that long-awaited and perhaps inevitable march to ski country.Ready with those poles, mittens, helmet? Here's what's new on our SkiandRide-dar.Consolidation of Resorts Brings Consumer...

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Major Voices In Family Travel Industry Convene at #TMSCarlsbad

Content Distribution Channels Examined at TMS Family Travel Conference in California New York, NY November 12, 2014 – The fourth TMS Family Travel Conference, the largest convocation of writers, bloggers and influencers in the fast-growing family travel market, meets...

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Club Med Rising

Club Med, the pioneering all-inclusive hotel group that began with barefoot villages for singles and has evolved into some of the world’s best family all-inclusives is growing again -– and fast.At a press conference held September 29, 2014, Xavier Mufraggi, CEO North America and Patrick Mitchell, VP US Sales shared news of Club Med,...

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Multigenerational Travel Reshaping Travel Industry

"Elders First!" as Boomers with Family in Tow Top Leisure Travel Spending (New York, September 10, 2014) With multigenerational travel up 30% over the past year, and senior-led groups spending an average of $1,000 more per year than other travelers, the second TMS Family Travel Summit examined the opportunities and challenges of the multigenerational travel phenomenon. Organized...

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Fort Lauderdale is a Family Affair

With the fall season leading soon to winter – and hopefully another polar vortex to spur sales from the Northeast -- Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale C&VB, invited an audience of media and their kids to say, “Goodbye Chilly, Hello Sunny” in Fort Lauderdale.She was in New York City August 21, 2014 at one of our favorite family window-shopping venues, Dylan’s...

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Family Travel Forum Goes to Washington with IAB Long Tail Alliance

Sixth Annual Meeting of Small Publishers Explores the Internet Economy and Upcoming Regulatory Challenges Washington, DC (June 28, 2014) – Earlier this week, New York City residents Kyle McCarthy and Ron Bozman from Family Travel Forum joined dozens of other small ad-supported Internet Long Tail (“niche”) publishers from...

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Google Glass Eyes Travelers

In the course of covering travel I am often asked to review innovative products that, while well designed and possibly useful, don’t enhance the travel experience enough to justify their cost, weight or space in a suitcase.In the case of Google Glass, however, I encounter a remarkable product that needs embracing rather than...

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Goa Travel Mart Among Top Events to Promote Tourism

As I prepare to depart for the 3rd annual Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) being held on India’s West coast April 1-4, 2014, I've been exploring how these international travel conferences contribute to the tourism economy.Having traveled twice...

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Men And Women Travel Differently. Here’s How

Men and women are different. Who dares argue the point?  So it’s no surprise that we now know they travel differently, seeking different travel experiences.Men and women are different. Who dares argue the point?  So it’s no surprise that we now know they travel differently, seeking different travel experiences.A USA...

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