Park, KS – August 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Global
Connections, Inc. (GCI), a well-known travel club fulfillment and service
provider, has shared some personal and professional advice with members
of Building Better Moms
(BBM) in Leawood, KS. GCI travel staff has visited the group on a monthly
basis offering do’s and don’ts for family travel and answering the mom’s
travel questions. BBM focuses on connecting moms through learning, growing
and serving together.
to Victoria Hoffman, Creative Director of GCI, “Our professional team knows
the ins and outs of numerous travel niches. Moms need good ideas for traveling
with youngsters of all ages, and several of our team are parents themselves.
We’ve been happy to share specific options, many of which our agents have
are some ideas to help families travel better and more successfully:
Ease the stress of travel with an all-inclusive experience which caters
Whether it’s all-inclusive pioneer Club Med or kid-oriented Nickelodeon
resorts by Karisma, the opportunities for relaxation are endless when all
your creature comforts and entertainment options are taken care of.
for guidance? Talk with an expert travel agent who can help with suggestions,
arrangements and ideas that fit any budget. For travel help visit Global
Connections Travel or call 855-999-7654.
Road Trips are an ideal way to engage children during travel.
Make sure you have plenty of travel games, kids’ snacks, and videos on
hand as you explore the countryside. Remember to stop often as children
(and their parents) get antsy and need to move about at least every two
hours—or even more frequently.
Bring along extra time!
Try to keep your itinerary flexible for situations that encourage more
time, or for last minute delays or emergencies. Sticking to a tight schedule
with children can be problematic. Same goes for grown-ups on vacation.
Taking time to “smell the roses” will make your holiday all the more sweet.
Little ones manage to get sick at the most inconvenient times. Bring
along easy to swallow medicines and pack a first aid kit for those unexpected
run-ins with nature such as bug bites, or minor accidents like scraped
Look into guided tours designed for families. There is a wealth of
opportunities for specialty family tours for all ages and generations.
Some to explore are Backroads Family Vacations, Adventures by Disney®
and G Adventures.
Global Connections, Inc.
Connections, Inc. (GCI) is based in Overland Park, KS, opening in 1996
as a travel club fulfillment and service provider. Considered a leader
in the travel club industry, GCI offers the members of its Global Discovery
Vacations club program a wide variety of leisure benefits and vacation
options at more than 700 North American resorts. GCI is the developer and
owner of resorts in California, Florida, Tennessee and Colorado as well
as owning and leasing numerous resort condominium units throughout the
U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean. For more information about GCI visit
Global Discovery Vacations
Discovery Vacations is a respected membership based travel club offering
its members access to condominium accommodations, cruise and tour vacations,
a full service travel agency, a concierge program, and other leisure benefits.
For more information about Global Discovery Vacations visit GlobalDiscoveryVacations.com.