FTA Family Travel Spotlight

FTA’s Family Travel Spotlight

Showcasing the people, places and events shaping Family Travel for 2021

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In the spirit of its wildly popular annual Summit, the FTA brought together the industry’s leading authorities on family travel and shined a spotlight on the people, places and events shaping Family Travel for 2021.

“According to recent surveys, family travel is going to be an important market as the travel industry recovers from the pandemic,” said Kenneth Shapiro, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TravelAge West.


Family Travel Spotlight Video Library

FTA Spotlight

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> Opening Remarks
> Welcome Message from FTA’s Founder, Rainer Jenss
> FTA President’s Welcome and Remarks, Kenneth Shapiro
> Family Travel Trends and Research, Peter Bopp and Greg Stranz
> Keynote Speaker: Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News
> Presentation: Creating unique Family Experiences in a Safe Environment
> Keynote Speaker: “The Future Is Family”
> Panel Discussion: Road to Recovery
> Keynote: Dr. Jen Hartstein “The Psychology of Planning Family Travel”
> A special acknowledgement: Thank you, Richard!

FTA Honors and 2020 Person of the Year

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> Introduction by Rainer Jenss & Adam Stewart
> Keith Sproule, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy
> Ashish Sanghrajka, President, Big Five Expeditions
> Jamie Sweeting, Planeterra President (USA) G Adventures
> FTA Person-of-the-Year: Heather Greenwood Davis


FTA Spotlight

Opening Remarks

Aaron Schlein, Host of Family Travel Radio


Welcome Message from FTA’s Founder

with Rainer Jenss


FTA President’s Welcome

with Kenneth Shapiro


Family Travel Trends and Research

With Peter Bopp and Greg Stranz

Presented by Marriott Bonvoy Bold


Adapting to Changes in the Family Travel Market

Keynote by Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News


Creating Unique Family Experiences in a Safe Environment

Presented by Club Med


The Future is Family

Keynote by Heather Greenwood Davis, National Geographic


Road to Recovery

Panel Discussion With Debbie-Ann White, Beaches Resorts; Ben Perlo, GM, G Adventures; Dan Austin, Founder, Austin Adventures; Wanda Goodman, Deputy Director, South Dakota Dept. of Tourism; Ron Gulaskey, AVP, National Account Sales, Celebrity Cruises

Moderated by Laura Davidson, President, LDPR


The Psychology of Planning Family Travel

Keynote by Dr. Jen Hartstein

Presented by Marriott Bonvoy Bold


A Special Acknowledgement

Thank you, Richard D’Ambrosio!


FTA Honors and 2020 Person of the Year
Presented by Beaches Resorts

 

FTA Honors Introduction

With Rainer Jenss & Adam Stewart, Deputy Chairman, Sandals Resorts International


FTA Honor: Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy

Accepted by Keith Sproule, Executive Director, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy


FTA Honor: Big Five Expeditions

Accepted by Ashish Sanghrajka, President, Big Five Expeditions


FTA Honor: Planeterra

Accepted by Jamie Sweeting, President (USA), Planeterra


FTA Person of the Year

Heather Greenwood Davis


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