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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Like so many industry conferences this year, the FTA was forced to cancel its annual “live” Summit and pivot to producing a virtual event that would once again bring together the industry’s leading authorities on family travel and shine a spotlContinue Reading Story
The new bill will guarantee that children can sit with their parents on flights at no additional cost, an important safety measure during the coronavirus pandemic.Continue Reading Story
The FTA Classroom initiative, headed by FTA Board member, Claire Zlobin, is showcasing the creative ways our members are bringing fun and educational activities to families who are homebound during the COVID-19 pandemic. We urge everyone to check theContinue Reading Story
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
Who knew that building a business in an emerging market would be such a gut-wrenching experience? Yet, as a 30-year old Harvard Business School graduate, I set out to pursue my dream of launching a socially conscious travel company.Continue Reading Story
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
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
Animals hold a special place in our hearts – and anyone with children knows this love starts at a young age. Some of our first words are the sounds made by favorite animals.Continue Reading Story