Cruises Returning for Summer 2021

The US cruise industry is moving quickly to resume sailings with a flurry of announcements that some cruises to Alaska will resume in mid-Summer from Seattle, without any port stops in Canada.   One of the first US cruises will be the Celebrity Edge, leaving Fort...

Trip Advisor survey: 75 percent include kids in travel planning

My, have times changed! When I was a kid, my parents never asked me or my sister where we wanted to go, much less what we do when we got there. I don’t remember letting my kids make family vacation decisions.  In fact, I remember feeling that I was very forward...

In Orlando, taking your kids to a restaurant is easy

By Eileen Ogintz Got some crackers? Ditto for a tablet with games or kids’ books.  Crayons and a pad work fine too. Taking young kids to a restaurant on vacation can seem like it is more trouble than it’s worth—waiting for the food (that’s why the crackers and games...

Infographic: Travel Advice from your kids

Savvy parents are increasingly including their kids in family vacation planning.  In fact, 63 percent of parents said their children influenced their choice of vacation destination, according to the 2014 Portrait of the American Travelers survey.  With this in mind,...
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