Family Travel Association

Family Travel Association

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#TakeFamilyTime: Plan Your Client’s Family Vacation

The fact of the matter is, Americans leave tens of millions of paid vacation days on the table every year.

Exploring Winnipeg with Kids

Winnipeg is often an overlooked city for parents looking to visit more of Canada with their kids, but it shouldn’t be.

It’s Smooth Sailing for Families Aboard AmaWaterways

River cruising is not just your grandparent's vacation anymore. There's a new generation of river cruising that embraces families with school-age children—as well as their grandparents.
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River Cruising With Kids

Our recent family river cruise proves that river cruising with kids is a great idea, though the recommended age from most providers is ages 6 and over.

A Switzerland Family Vacation

Switzerland may not be top of mind when thinking about family travel, but it should be. This European country has something for everyone—and families are no exception.


The Family Travel Association is launching #FamilyVacationsMatter, an advocacy campaign focused on changing the mindset and behavior of parents who don’t use all their vacation days.

Scuba Diving with Kids—Yes it is Possible

Do you have clients who are interested in scuba diving with kids?
Le Royal in Phnom Penh

Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh – The Key to a Luxury Cultural Experience...

Raffles Hotels are well known for their legendary service and hospitality and the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is no exception.
Iles de la Madeleine

6 Days in the Iles de la Madeleine

Somewhere in the St. Lawrence Bay between Prince Edward Island (PEI) and Newfoundland lie the seven islands with a rich history that make up the Îles de la Madeleine.
Ski Resorts

Top 5 Ski Resorts for Kids (and Their Families)

Whether your clients are looking for fresh powder and complex runs, or prefer having a mix of skiing and non-skiing activities, these five ski resorts are great for families.
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Family Travel: The Perception of a Travel Advisor

Travel advisors continue to face a perception challenge, according to the Family Travel Association (FTA), which points out that only one out of five families plans their vacation with an advisor.
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Family Vacation: Here & Abroad

Whether your clients are looking for a staycation in their own backyard or the ultimate vacation abroad, you’ll want to recommend these resorts that are made for a pampered family vacation.
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Help Wanted: Great Family Seeks Great Family Travel Advisor

Are you up for a challenge? If so, Richard is looking for an A+ agent who can help him create great family travel plans for him and his three children.
Know your clients

The Importance of Knowing Your Clients

Travel agents who succeed and thrive, do so because they have formed personal client relationships that transcend a flight, a destination, or each Instagrammable moment.
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Find Big Opportunities from Little Ideas

Don't miss big opportunities that can come from little ideas.
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Help Families Discover What’s Possible

When selling family travel, put the focus on less-traditional vacation options.
Rainer Jenss, president & founder of Family Travel Association, with his family.

Why Traveling Families Matter Most

Family Travel Association president and founder Rainer Jenss gives top reasons you should be selling family travel.