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Thomson Family Adventures media kit

  1. 1. Thomson Family Adventures 2012 Media Kit
  2. 2. Thomson Family Adventures offers worldwide adventures that are designed for families by families. As a tour company that has been devoted exclusively to family travel since 1998, they are the first and only adventure travel company in existence that was created to focus entirely on adventure travel for families. Their high-quality family adventures are designed to engage, entertain, and educate families with young children and teens. Their family tours include more than simply sightseeing and entertainment. Their journeys are hands-on lessons in history, ecology, botany, geography, anthropology, culture, and fun.
  3. 3. Company Mission And History Rick Thomson and Judi Wineland, company owners, have always had a passion for exploring the world. When their daughters Nicole and Erica came along, Rick and Judi knew that they wanted to share their passion for travel as a family. Traveling as a family presents unique challenges, however, and Rick and Judi responded to these challenges by making it their mission to create a family travel company that makes family travel as active, educational, fun, and seamless as possible, and Thomson Family Adventures was created. Together with their team of dedicated staff and mentors , Thomson Family Adventures has become a leader in family adventure travel.
  4. 4. What Sets Thomson Family Adventures Apart From Other Travel Companies: • Named the #1 adventure travel company for families by National Geographic Adventure • Offers group and customized family vacations to exciting worldwide destinations • Children have cross cultural experiences with pen pals with children that they have corresponded with prior to their trip • Groups of 8 or more are accompanied by a mentor who enhance the cultural experiences and engage children in activities • Guests are matched with age-appropriate travel mates • Tours are never cancelled; departures are guaranteed • Groups are limited in size to no more than 20 people • Discounts are offered for large groups of travelers • Travel Insurance is always included • Offers totally unique teen travel programs • Specializes in “Grandparent” or “multigenerational travel”
  5. 5. Thomson Family Adventures’ family vacations are designed to focus on the educational qualities of travel, and the aspects of travel that inspire learning and creativity. Through their vacations, children are encouraged to learn and discover in a myriad of ways, and there are benefits for every member of the family. <ul><li>Grandparent/ multigenerational travel </li></ul><ul><li>Active & multi-sport vacations </li></ul><ul><li>Natural wonders & wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling with teens—Itineraries specifically designed for families traveling with teens </li></ul><ul><li>Culture & civilizations </li></ul><ul><li>Art adventures </li></ul><ul><li>Family trekking adventures </li></ul>
  6. 6. Partnership With The Smithsonian Thomson Family Adventures announced a joint venture in family travel with Smithsonian Journeys . As a travel company, Thomson Family Adventures is known for their unparalleled expertise and limitless dedication to family travel which makes them ideal to help promote the Smithsonian’s noble mission: The increase and diffusion of knowledge. Through these special adventures, the Smithsonian’s thirst for knowledge and education is united with Thomson’s devotion to fun and educational travel experiences for the whole family. On these five special itineraries, guests travel deep into rich, time-honored cultures, experience vibrant, flourishing ecosystems, and venture back in time to explore ancient civilizations. <ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Tanzania </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul>Explore & Engage Through These Itineraries:
  7. 7. <ul><li>Exploring The World As A Family, One Destination At A Time </li></ul><ul><li>Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>Baja </li></ul><ul><li>Belize </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Galapagos </li></ul><ul><li>Morocco </li></ul><ul><li>Panama </li></ul><ul><li>Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Tanzania </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul>
  8. 8. Media Contacts Stephanie Parnell [email_address] 832.755.7661 Jim Kackley [email_address] 800.262.6255