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We Are Family: Top Family Travel Trends of 2017

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Research presented at the Family Travel Association Summit revealed the most popular region for family travel in 2017 is forecasted to be the Caribbean and Central America, with Europe close behind. Nowadays, families are traveling together on multi-generational trips to celebrate milestones, explore new destinations or just get away from the hustle and bustle of daily […]

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STR: 2016-17 U.S. School Breaks Will Shift Hotel Demand

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STR’s 2016-17 School Break Report shows two significant school holiday shifts and a wide variance in overall U.S. school calendars.“It is important for hoteliers to understand how even a one- or two-day change in the start or end date of a school break can impact an entire week of demand,” said Chris Klauda, STR’s director […]

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Developing a Lifelong Love of Travel

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Written by Rainer Jenss, President & Founder, Family Travel Association   Think back to your very first memory.  Got it?  If you’re like most – 62%, in fact – that remembrance will be from a time spent on vacation.   I happily fall into that majority.  As a child, I had the good fortune of having […]

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Family Travel is part of Weddings

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For many families, the only time a reunion occurs is when there is a wedding. For Caribbean hotels, this is a golden opportunity. Destination weddings are often more affordable than hometown weddings. In 2015, according to TheKnot, the average cost of a hometown wedding was $30,000. Caribbean hotels have a unique selling opportunity – to […]

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Top Family Friendly Destinations in the Caribbean

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Written by Bonnier Corp. In 2015, Islands Magazine partnered with Bonnier Custom Insights to conduct the Best of the Caribbean Survey.  Thirty-five islands were evaluated across 12 categories including family-friendliness, beaches, romance, food, and more.  In total, the survey yielded 40,000 island evaluations. Here’s what Islands’ audience of Caribbean enthusiasts thought about family-friendly destinations in […]

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Caribbean Spring Break, Family Style: Sojern Data Insights

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Written by Richard Black, SOJERN Spring Break certainly conjures up a variety of thoughts depending on where you are in life.  As you take a moment to reminisce about that right of passage college journey to the beach—pause. Sorry, but this journey and data is all about Spring Break for families. Many Caribbean destinations deliver […]

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Developing a Lifelong Love of Travel

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Written by Rainer Jenss, President & Founder, Family Travel Association Think back to your very first memory.  Got it?  If you’re like most – 62%, in fact – that remembrance will be from a time spent on vacation.   I happily fall into that majority.  As a child, I had the good fortune of having traveled […]

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