FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Traveler of the year

New and Upcoming Florida Hotel Openings

by Katie Skrzek

Dec 29, 2022

© Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

North America

Florida entices family travelers with new and upcoming hotel openings.


© Arlo Wynwood


Arlo Wynwood

The newly opened property is the first in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood. The brand-new, nine-story hotel features 217 guestrooms. Wynwood boasts the largest concentration of street art in the world, and the property pays homage to Wynwood’s creative and cultural offerings with its modern and artistic design elements. Rates start at $239 per night.


The Elser Hotel & Residences

Located in downtown Miami, the luxury property opened in fall 2022. The hotel features 646 guestrooms, a 19,000-square-foot sun deck, 132-foot-long pool, an outdoor bar and restaurant, and an expansive lawn event space.


© Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort


Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

The new Kimpton property is located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, steps away from the ocean. The boutique hotel boasts an Art Deco design. Take a dip in the secluded courtyard pool and a rooftop pool with stunning views.


© Gale Port Miami


Gale Port Miami

Opening in 2023 in a 51-story, mixed-use building in downtown Miami, Gale Port Miami will feature 240 guestrooms. The building will also feature 448 residential condominium units, 125,000 square feet of office space, and a 70,000-square-foot entertainment destination called The Social. Guests, residents and locals may take advantage of The Social’s gym, spa, restaurants, bars and rooftop pool.


Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences

Set to open in 2023, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences will span seven beachfront acres of Singer Island in Palm Beach County. The wellness resort will feature a 100,000-square-foot spa and wellness facility spanning four floors, with amenities including a pool with daybeds and cabanas, float tank, indoor/outdoor treatment rooms and a water therapy circuit.


Insta Feed
Destinations / Europe
Jun 17, 2024

Discover the Beauty of Nature in the Netherlands

Visitors flock to the Netherlands year after year for its fascinating history and culture. The capital of Amsterdam, home to many must-see sites like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum, make for a memorable vacation, especially for family travelers looking to give their kids an educational vacation they are sure to remember. But there is much more to experience in the country, especially for families looking to take a deep dive into the country’s natural beauty.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Jun 17, 2024

These Resorts Launch a Study Abroad Program for Families

The Family Coppola Hideaways in Belize and Guatemala offer a new study abroad concept for family travelers seeking enriched educational experiences. The all-new Coppola Curriculum includes hands-on volunteer work in local communities, wood carving and textile looming, Creole and Spanish classes, cooking lessons, and visits to nearby archaeological sites.

Jun 14, 2024

5 Hotels to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

This Fourth of July, family travelers can discover the ultimate destination for patriotic celebrations, including fireworks, parades, rooftop views and more. Here are five U.S. hotels offering not only a one-of-a-kind stay but also the best holiday celebrations.

Jun 14, 2024

The Best Travel Card for Kids: BusyKid Debit Card

It is never too early for family travelers to teach the youngest members of the family about money and how to handle finances, even when traveling. For instance, cash can easily be lost or stolen anytime, especially when traveling. If you’re worried about this financial risk for your children, you can consider getting them the BusyKid Debit Card, which eliminates concerns over having on-hand cash. It’s also easy to use; secure; and it teaches children to manage money and budget, perfect for something like trips.

Destinations / Caribbean
Jun 13, 2024

The Ultimate in Family All-Inclusive Escapes Await in Turks and Caicos

With summer travel upon us, family travelers still looking for beach resorts and destinations needn’t look any further than Turks and Caicos. And with crystal-clear waters, beautiful white-sand beaches and the ability to stay at one resort but play at two, Alexandra Resort and Blue Haven Resort offer families plentiful options for a trip to remember.