To inspire families to travel – and to travel more – while advocating for travel as an essential part of every child’s education
To accomplish our mission, we are focusing on three primary areas:
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 and consumer newsletters
- Consumer research to better understand this diverse and complex subject
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