"Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going."
- Paul Theroux


Views and Interviews

August 2023

Consumer Advisory Feature

The benefits of a vacation with your family

One of the biggest advantages of taking an annual vacation with your family is the opportunity to spend time together – so hard to do these days with calendars that don’t match. Vacations can also provide a great opportunity for parents and children to take a break from the stress and pressures of everyday life. Taking a break from work and daily responsibilities can help everyone relax and spend quality time together.

For children, this is an opportunity to visit new places and experience new things. Whether it’s visiting a museum, going on a guided tour, or exploring a new city, children get to see and experience a whole new world.

Trekking, rapid river rafting, sky trailing, or maybe visiting a plantation garden near the resort you’re staying at. A family vacation can be a great way to experience something new and exciting.

More about the benefits of a vacation with your entire family

  • Discover family time together: Taking an annual family vacation is a great way to spend quality time together, and get away from everyday routines and responsibilities. And there’s so much you can do – board games, indoor games, outdoor games, and other activities organized by your resort. There are so many ways of spending family time together.

  • Discover new places together: Visiting historical sites, museums, or monuments can be a great way to learn something that could also help you in school. Even a visit to a wildlife sanctuary for instance is a whole new experience.
  • Create memories together: One of the most lasting impressions of a family vacation are the memories associated with it. Memories that can take you back to fun times shared together – and something to look back on in years to come. From camping trips to beach trips, the memories created on a family vacation will remain in everyone’s hearts for years to come.

  • Rekindle relationships together: Family vacations are also a great way to strengthen family relationships. Everyone will be away from their everyday stresses and worries, allowing them to focus on each other and enjoy each other’s company.

  • Get into the vacation zone together: Spending quality time together in a new environment can be a great way to strengthen relationships, in a relaxing atmosphere. Right from exploring local culture and cuisines, to fun times around a campfire.

You’ve just seen how beneficial a vacation can be when your travel together. It’s just the right reset button we need in our lives – at least once in a year. So make those plans, and coincide your calendars. It won’t be easy to do that, but it’s always possible.

It’s a question of the time, the place, and putting the family in the picture. At the end of the day, your family comes first.


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