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Articles tagged “family”

Multi-Generational Vacations Are on the Rise in the U.S.

Multi-Generational Vacations Are on the Rise in the U.S.

Dan Peltier, Skift

Multi-generational travel is only going to increase in the U.S. as boomers -- the first generation of Americans who really owned travel -- begin bringing their families along on all their post-retirement trips.

2 years ago

How New York City Markets to Its 16.7 Million Family Visitors

How New York City Markets to Its 16.7 Million Family Visitors

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Family travel is a huge visitor segment for destinations, but one that must be uniquely catered to in order to encourage and accommodate trips that appeal to and are safe for young children.

2 years ago

New Skift Trends Report: The Changing Business of Summer Travel

New Skift Trends Report: The Changing Business of Summer Travel

Jason Clampet, Skift

It's a very good time to be in the U.S. travel industry, with summer forecasts looking sunny -- by every measure. Here's what you need to know about the summer travel season to make successful decisions for your business.

2 years ago

Ryanair’s Latest Charm Campaign Puts Families First

Ryanair’s Latest Charm Campaign Puts Families First

Benedikt Kammel, Reuters

Who kidnapped the Ryanair that we know and love and what have they done with it?

2 years ago

Water Parks Are the Latest Must-Have Amenity at Family Resorts, Campgrounds

Water Parks Are the Latest Must-Have Amenity at Family Resorts, Campgrounds

Dawn Bryant, The Sun News

Water parks give older destinations something new to brag about and usually come as part of an even broader increase in on-site amenities for children and their parents.

3 years ago

5 New Travel Startups Tailored to Fit Travelers’ Needs

5 New Travel Startups Tailored to Fit Travelers’ Needs

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Startups that design a product with a target customer in mind often have more success than those that attempt to build a broad travel product with little thought to what their users need and want.

3 years ago

The 24 Best Travel Blogs of 2014

The 24 Best Travel Blogs of 2014

Fathom

What makes this gorgeous group of websites so wonderful to look through is their broad range of topics including design, family, food, and adventure, all backed by beautiful photography.

3 years ago

The California Surfwear Company That Wants to Get Into the Hotel Business

Kevin Sablan, The Orange County Register

A hotel chain that can cater to active families is not a bad idea -- especially one that thinks beyond the traditional family resort activities.

3 years ago

Vegas Casinos Battle Holiday Slump with Family-Friendly Attractions

Vegas Casinos Battle Holiday Slump with Family-Friendly Attractions

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press

Since Sin City's usual visitors are obliged to travel to more tame destinations over the holidays, casinos are outdoing one another with giant holiday attractions in a bid to attract families to the strip.

3 years ago

United Blocks Unaccompanied Minors From All But Non-Stop Flights

Associated Press

While it's a smart move to prevent the type of PR disasters that happen every time a kid gets stranded half-way through the route, it's also a good way to get that parent or guardian to buy their own ticket, too.

3 years ago

Skift Asks, UK Edition: Would You Pay Fee To Sit in a Child-Free Zone?

Skift Asks, UK Edition: Would You Pay Fee To Sit in a Child-Free Zone?

Rafat Ali, Skift

The general British population, who fly more than American general populace, are more fed up of kids on flights, on aggregate, and willing to pay more.

3 years ago

The New Thomas Cook Family Resorts That Will Be Uber-Connected

The New Thomas Cook Family Resorts That Will Be Uber-Connected

Rafat Ali, Skift

Think about it: a good way to get rid of kids on holidays, let them do what they do best when ignoring you at home. But seriously, tech-friendly family resorts will increasingly become the new normal.

3 years ago