Emerging Family Destinations: Cuba, Iceland & Zimbabwe

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Cuba, Iceland, and Zimbabwe may not immediately jump into your mind when you think about ideal family travel destinations. That is about to change.

This episode of Family Travel Radio is all about emerging family destinations.

You’ll meet a panel of entertaining and knowledgeable family travel experts who will educate and excite you about three unique countries that have emerged as world-class destinations for families—Cuba, Iceland, and Zimbabwe.

This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at the 2018 Family Travel Association Summit in Bermuda.


Guest #1: Chad Olin – CEO & Founder of Cuba Candela

Guest #2: Ryan Connolly – Co-founder of Hidden Iceland

Guest #3: Jared Alster – VP of Marketing at Cox & Kings, the Americas


About Your Host

Aaron Schlein is a family man, entrepreneur, and podcaster who knows first-hand about the transformational power of family travel.

When Aaron was a teenager, he began exploring the world with his grandmother, Shirley Schlein—to whom he is eternally grateful for igniting his passion for travel. Becoming a father inspired Aaron to pay forward his grandmother’s generosity and create media content to inspire parents to travel the world with their kids.

In the summer of 2018, Aaron partnered with the Family Travel Association to produce its official podcast, Family Travel Radio. Aaron lives in Sacramento, CA with his wife and two children (who are growing up too fast!)

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