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How Not To Travel Like An “Ugly American”

It's part of travel's enduring mythology: The American tourist, unable to manage even a few sentences in any language other than English, and oblivious to the cutlure and traditions of other countries.It's part of travel's enduring mythology: The American tourist, unable to manage even a few sentences in any language other than English, and oblivious to the cutlure and...

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The Lure of Dark Tourism: Murder and Mayhem

Places like Cambodia’s Killing Fields, Auschwitz, New York’s Ground Zero, or the Wolf’s Lair where Hitler barely survived an assassination attempt in 1944, exert a powerful pull on travelers.But what’s the fascination?Professor John Lennon of Glasgow University wrote a book with Malcolm Foley exploring exactly the question, why do we want to travel to dark places: Dark...

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Appetite for Wellness, Tech Among Family Travel Trends 2014

Travel industry moving fast to meet needs of multigenerational travelers for diverse experiences12 Trends and Predictions for Family Travel in 2014 from the Experts at Family Travel ConsultingNEW YORK (January 9, 2014) – The American family travel marketplace has evolved from simple and cheap to sophisticated and demanding of better technology, service,...

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The All Male Spa Comes of Age

Ladies, did you know that there are six men-only spas in the United States? These include Nickel Spa for Men in New York City, The Grooming Lounge in Washington, D.C, and GQ Barber Lounge in Denver.Sir Spa in Chicago, another male-only spa, bills itself as “where men get their go.” The facility includes...

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Making the Most of Your Familymoon: Marriage with Kids in Tow

According to the Stepfamily Association of America, there are now as many stepfamilies as “intact” families. The Association says a whopping 65%+ of remarriages now bring children into the new relationship. And the Caribbean, with its mix of the sensual and the accessible, is still a perfect place for those tying the...

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Family Travel Forum Hosts Major Media at TMS Family Travel Conference

A Select Group of Media Outlets Invited to Contribute to Improving the Family Vacation Experience Networks with Travel, Tourism and Parenting Thought Leaders   NIAGARA FALLS, September 25, 2013 – Kyle McCarthy of Family Travel Forum was one of nearly 50 influential family travel writers and bloggers who gathered this past weekend (Sept. 20-22,...

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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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