To inspire and empower families to travel and help them discover what’s possible.
FTA is the only association of family travel professionals dedicated to providing its members with education, research, best practices and networking opportunities so they can better serve families with a variety of rewarding and enriching travel experiences.
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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Membership dollars enable the Family Travel Association to activate the following initiatives to drive growth:
- Establish credibility for members
- Targeted PR outreach
- Consumer-facing website – www.FamilyTravel.org
- Ad campaigns
- Nationwide consumer promotion/contest
- Family Travel Association Summit
- Industry newsletters
- Consumer research to better understand this diverse and complex subject
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This year’s Family Travel Association Summit was rich in information, networking and hospitality, as the leading industry executives and experts convened at Custer State Park Resort in the Black Hills of South Dakota.Continue Reading Story
Under the glow of a spot lit Mount Rushmore, the Family Travel Association honored six members for their outstanding contributions to our industry and to our communities on the final night of the Summit. Dining at the National Memorial’s CarverContinue 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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