Welcome to the Family Travel Association, a new coalition of leading family travel suppliers, resources and experts coming together to create a single, collective voice on behalf of the travel industry and those companies serving traveling families. We will help change the way families travel — charting a path for future generations of travelers we need to cultivate.
Educate consumers on the positive and lasting impact that travel has on children.
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Promote all the child-friendly experiences, services and destinations families can share together.
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Simplify the real and perceived challenges of planning family getaways.
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In letters sent to American, Delta, and United Airlines, Consumer Reports called on these companies to ensure children are seated with their families on planes at no additional cost. More than 130,000 people have signed Consumer Reports’ petitionContinue Reading Story
As the transition from an independently owned LLC to a non-for-profit organization continues to progress, the Family Travel Association formed its first official Board of Directors, headed by Travel Age West’s Vice President, Publisher and Editor iContinue Reading Story
Celebrating its fifth year of continuing growth, the Family Travel Association (FTA) announced it plans to become a non-profit 501 (c) (6) organization in 2020, to help it grow the size and scale of the organization and help it create more value forContinue Reading Story
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The FTA collaborated with Family Getaways and the Northstar Travel Group to further their efforts to educate travel professionals on selling family travel.Continue Reading Story
The 150 delegates who attended left Bermuda with a renewed sense of excitement and resolution about the opportunities the family travel market offers their businesses.Continue Reading Story
Raising a global citizen takes planning The key years for travel with your child are ages 5 to 18. During those 13 years, families are also juggling extracurricular activities and life road bumps that will further limit your travel time options.Continue Reading Story
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