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TMS Family Travel Summit Predicts Vacations Must Change As Families Change

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TMS Family Travel Summit Predicts Vacations Must Change As Families Change By Kyle McCarthy (Image/the women of the Family Travel Summit/TMS: Orlando With demand for family-friendly summer vacation destinations,  multigenerational accommodations and organized tours at an all-time high according to industry sources, the moms behind the first TMS Family Travel Summit decided to look at what “family travel” really means. ... Read More »

Creating Exciting Hotel Websites for Guests and SEO

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Creating Exciting Hotel Websites for Guests…and SEO In a relatively recent article that proved very popular with readers and travel industry pros, New Media Travel asked, “Why Are Hotel Websites so Boring?” We had our own theories, especially the one that said hotels do not want to offend certain potential customers by showing, for example, mixed-race couples or, say,  real ... Read More »

Women Biz Travelers to Hotels: Pay Attention to Us

Women Biz Travelers to Hotels: Pay Attention to Us It’s pretty official. A comprehensive White Paper produced by Cornell University School of Hotel Management, reported that “women have become the fastest growing segment of business travelers in the United States.” In data from 2010, women accounted for nearly half of all business travelers in the United States, up a huge ... Read More »

Flying the Family Unfriendly Airports

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Flying the Family UnFriendly Airports Crying kids, stressed parents and unhappy families may not be exactly typical of families flying from our nation’s airports, but the scene is all too familiar. And it’s not the families’ faults. Skyscanner, the flight comparison site, asked 1000 family travelers what they thought about their airports, and, unsurprisingly, about two-thirds said airports are not ... Read More »

“Family Travel” TweetChat: This Week’s Transcript

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The best conversation about Family Travel happens live every Wednesday night at 9 pm ET TwitterChat #FTFChat Join us! #ftfchat wthashtag.com/ftfchat Transcript from March 2, 2011 to March 3, 2011 All times are Pacific Time   March 2, 2011 12:24 am familytravel4um: What concerns do you have about family travel? We want to hear about them so join our next ... Read More »

Mixing the Business Trip With The Family Vacation

Mixing the Business Trip With The Family Vacation The road warrior, the business traveler represents a huge 50% or more of a hotel’s revenue, so the report just out in Travel Leaders was good news.. The 2011 business travel survey suggested that 76% of business-focused travel agents are predicting their booking will match or exceed bookings for 2010, and while ... Read More »

Why Are Single Parents Second Class Citizens?

Why Are Single Parents Second Class Citizens? Can you imagine the travel industry, limping along in this sclerotic economy, not catering to the needs of an important travel niche market: Single Parents? This travel cohort feels like second class citizens. They’re not swingers. Not looking for wild parties. They want quality vacations that let them connect with other single parents, ... Read More »

Taking the Kids to London

How to Take The Kids to London Kaleel Sakakeeny London is a perfect family travel destination, and Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you can’t all go. And the ratio of the pound to the dollar is improving. A rebounding greenback will mean destinations that were off-limits to you last year are now accessible. “The strength of the dollar ... Read More »

Tips For Taking Your Family To London

How To Take Your Family To London (Please watch the 1 minute Travel Video PostCard after the post) Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop traveling, and London is a favorite destination for families looking to travel to a foreign country for the first… or second or third time. “Family travel, if it’s planned right and ... Read More »

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