Make 2024 the year of family travel with these travel trends and insights from American Resort Development Association.
Booking.com conducted a recent survey on what travelers are looking for in the upcoming year, and the results are in: cool-cations and water-centered travel. More than a third of those surveyed were interested in water-focused vacations for 2024. The study also found beach destinations are the most desired stay for vacation club members. The Holiday Inn Club’s beach properties in Cape Canaveral, Myrtle Beach and Panama City reached its highest occupancy in the past year. Club Wyndham already has 48 percent of reservations for 2024 booked at beach properties.
The survey also found, in the new year, about 47 percent of parents plan to take their children out of school to travel outside of peak travel season, showing family travel is still a must for vacation club owners. Seventy-three percent of Marriott Vacation Club owners are families who visit domestic locations such as Palm Beach Shores.
Interval International, a travel membership company, announced its top 2024 travel destinations, including the Hawai’ian Islands, Florida, Aruba, the Caribbean, Mexico and South Carolina.
Timeshare vacations are also expected to be popular in 2024. According to Club Wyndham, timeshare owners already booked their spring break plans, with more than 20 percent of 2024 bookings made for March 2024.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Parents, it’s time to ditch family travel and embark on a romantic vacation at Solmar Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches and unparalleled hospitality, Los Cabos sets the stage for couples looking for a romantic escape away from the kids. At Solmar Hotels and Resorts, guests are invited to take advantage of the romantic accommodations, spa experiences, gastronomic delights and more.