In this Issue:
- Cruise: Onboard Fun Made for Gen Z & Their Families
- Onboard Review: Adventures by Disney Sails the Danube
- North America: Kid-Friendly Fun in the Florida Sun
- Asia/South Pacific: Where the Wild Things Are
- Multigen Crowd Heads to Mexico
Onboard Fun Made for Gen Z & Their Families
Gen Z. You’ve heard of them, I’m sure. They’re the generation that’s coming full-force right after the Millennials. They’re still kids, for sure, but they already play a major role in family vacation decisions, especially when it comes to a cruise vacation.
Onboard Review: Adventures by Disney Sails the Danube
The entire dreamlike scenery seems plucked from the pages of an enchanted tale, so it makes perfect sense that tour operator Adventures by Disney (ABD) has started offering a 7-day family-friendly sailing on this charming river from Vilshofen, Germany to Budapest, Hungary.
Multigen Crowd Heads to Mexico
If you think grandparents, mom, dad, and the kids are the only folks that make up today’s multigenerational family traveling group, you might be missing out on some lucrative commission.
Close Encounters in the Galapagos Islands
Charles Darwin sailed into the Galapagos Islands in 1835, and what he found are most of the same natural wonders that scientists, amateur naturalists and visitors bearing binoculars and cameras see today: Antarctic penguins and fur seals living right on the equator, cormorants that swim but no longer fly, sun flowers growing to treetop heights—just a sampling of flora and fauna found nowhere else on earth.
Hawaii’s Making Waves with Fresh Family Focus
From soft adventure to education that’s downright fun, Hawaii’s multigenerational appeal makes it a dream destination for families seeking fresh approaches to balancing action with education.
Onsite Review: Family Fun in England
England remains one of the world’s greatest destinations for families. Indeed, there are so many family-friendly attractions in the country that you need to separate it all into regions to fully appreciate what it has to offer.
Kid-Friendly Fun in the Florida Sun
Florida is a tried and true destination for families. Here are some offerings to consider for your clients.
PERU: Family-Friendly & Fascinating
Peru sits firmly on the wish list of family-friendly destinations, and in this boom-time market for family travel, Peru has some of the hottest vacation options of all: “re-conquering” ancient Inca cities and cruising the Amazon wildlands.
Tour Talk: New Tours Around the Globe
Tour operators are gearing up for the new year with a bounty of new offers and itineraries around the globe.
Where the Wild Things Are
How do your clients define family travel? Well, Gonzalo Gil Lavedra, general manager for Sri Lanka, Khiri Travel, defines it as, “Having fun with your loved ones while exploring and living new experiences.
Villas and Condos with Real Resort Facilities
Condos and villas in the Caribbean region are increasingly popular among multigenerational families because they have living rooms, patios, kitchen/dining areas, and often private pools that allow people to reconnect without intrusions.
Hotel Desk: Authentic Experiences
Hotels around the globe are upping the ante on authentic experiences with refreshed properties, dolled up suites, Zen getaways and classic family fun.
Travel Advisory Corner: Five-Year Travel Plans
We encourage all families to have 5-year travel plans. This is a win-win situation for them and for us.