FX Excursions

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

Wherever Awards Winners

by Kimberly Krol

Jan 1, 2019
Features

JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING the inaugural winners of the 2018 Wherever Awards, the awards for the best in travel as decided by the readers of WhereverFamily, our sister web publication aimed at the modern traveling family. The ballot ran on whereverfamily.com from September 2017 to March 2018, with the winners announced in September 2018. Here we recap the winners as they proudly display their new awards.

WINNERS’ LIST

Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airline
Alaska Airlines

Best Family-Friendly International Airline
TAP Air Portugal

Best Family-Friendly Frequent-Flyer Program
Delta SkyMiles

Best Family-Friendly Hotel Chain
The Ritz-Carlton

Best Family-Friendly Resort Chain
Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts, Portugal

Best Family-Friendly Individual Hotel
Martinhal Sagres, Algarve

Best Family-Friendly Frequent-Stay Program
Radisson Rewards

Best Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Hotel
Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda, Mexico

Best Family-Friendly Pet Hotel
Westin Hotels & Resorts

Best Family-Friendly Hotel Kids Club
Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

Best Family-Friendly Vacation Company
Delta Vacations

Best Family-Friendly Domestic Tour Company
Adventures by Disney

Best Family-Friendly International Tour Company
Thomson Family Adventures

Best Family-Friendly Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean

Best Family-Friendly MultiGen Cruise Line
Silversea Cruises

Best Family-Friendly Credit Card
Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express

Best Family-Friendly Credit Card Rewards Program
Marriott Rewards Visa Card from Chase

Best Family-Friendly International Destination
Fiji

Best Family-Friendly Domestic Destination
Orlando

Best Family-Friendly Caribbean Island
Bahamas

Best Family-Friendly MultiGen Destination of the Year
Ireland

Best Family-Friendly Amusement Park
Legoland California, Carlsbad

Best Family-Friendly Waterpark
Aquatica by SeaWorld

Best Family-Friendly Rental Car Company
Avis

Best Family-Friendly Travel Provider of the Year
Lindblad Expeditions

Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Best Family-Friendly International Airport
Singapore Changi Airport

Best Family-Friendly Airport Dining
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Best Family-Friendly Airport Shopping
Dubai International Airport

Introducing

FX Excursions

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

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In late September, JetBlue launched its first flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) using its newly adopted Airbus A321neo.

A Lighter Footprint

United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.

Feature
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Finnair Adds Daily Tokyo Flights

Finnair will start daily flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on March 29, 2020. The new flights are on sale now.

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Alaska Airlines Boasts New Pixar-Inspired Livery

Alaska Airlines recently debuted its new Pixar-inspired, special-edition aircraft livery. On both sides of the Pixar-themed Boeing 737-800 aircraft, travelers spot recognizable faces from the Toy Story franchise, including Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie. Rex the Tyrannosaurus appears on the boarding door and the little green aliens show up on the aircraft’s winglets.

Mexico awaits you!

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Piccola Cucina Estiatorio Review

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eFlyer Lead
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Your Home Away From Home

Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.

Daily
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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Completes Renovations

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok completed renovations on its River Wing, concluding the hotel’s most extensive renovations in nearly 150 years. The River Wing redesign followed restorations of the hotel’s Authors’ and Garden wings. Newly renovated guestrooms and suites feature updated facilities, but maintain the hotel’s signature Thai elegance. The renovations also increased the number of suites in the wing, as well as enlarged guestrooms with views of the Chao Phraya River.