Thursday, May 24, 2012

Moms Helping Moms: Expedia Launches “Kids in the City” Family Travel Guide



Top Family Travel Bloggers Share Tips
For Vacationing with Kids In Top US Destinations – the Best Places to Eat, Stay and Play

Expedia.com, the world’s leading online travel agency, today launched Expedia® Kids in the City Guide, a compilation of 12 distinct guides to top US summer vacation destinations. Each online guide is curated by a family travel blogger who is a mom herself from cities such as BostonNew York and Chicago. They feature the best places to see, stay, eat and play with children of all ages in the summer months.

The Expedia Kids in the City Guide comes on the heels of the launch of Expedia’s largest summer sale ever, with over 12,000 hotels and resorts from 700+ destinations offering up to 35% off.  New Expedia research shows that 91% of US family getaways are for travel within the US and that 56% of these trips were to an urban destination.  Further, 32% of those booking a family getaway reported that they were going to a destination they’ve never been to before.


Participating bloggers and their corresponding cities include:
·         Boston – Nancy Solomon of Ciao Bambino!
·         Chicago  –  Nicole Wiltrout of Arrows Sent Forth
·         Denver – Kara Williams of The Vacation Gals
·         Los Angeles  –  Jennifer Miner of The Vacation Gals
·         Minneapolis/St.Paul  – Beth Blair of The Vacation Gals
·         New York City – Carol Cain of NYCity Mama
·         Philadelphia – Mara Gorman of The Mother of All Trips
·         Portland – Amy Whitley of Pit Stop for Kids
·         San Diego – Colleen Lanin of Travel Mamas
·         San Francisco – Dana Rebmann of Ciao Bambino!
·         Seattle – Debbie Dubrow of Delicious Baby
·         Washington D.C. –  Elizabeth Thorp of Posh Brood

 Check out the guides, visit expedia.com/kidsinthecity and follow Expedia on twitter @Expedia using #ExpediaKids as the hashtag for the discussion.

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