Coach Tourism Council supports charity31 January 2014
We are the CTC's charity for 2014! As the UK’s nationwide charity working within the domestic tourism industry, Family Holiday Association is delighted to be awarded the role of Official Charity for 2014 with the Coach Tourism Council (CTC).
The Big Give raised nearly £16,000!09 December 2013
Due to an overwhelming public response, our matching fund was quickly exhausted. From Thursday 5th December donors had the opportunity to double the value of donations to us. Thanks to the generosity of the Reed Foundation and TUI Travel PLC we had a matching funds pot of £10,000 for donations we receive through the Big Give website.
6 December - One Man, One Horse, 2,500 Miles, £50,00008 December 2013
We are home! William Reddaway and his horse Strider made an extraordinary 2,500 mile journey visiting the four corners of England, including 30 cathedral cities on their way. No back-up vehicle; just one man and one horse on the road for seven months.
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Holidays Matter 2013 Conference at the Royal Society17 December 2013
Conference report is now available for download Following the huge industry interest in our pilot conference last year, Holidays Matter 2012 – the Evidence – the Impact – the Future, we returned to the Royal Society Thursday on 24th October for Holidays Matter 2013. The full report from the 2013 conference is now available.
HF Holidays’ pilot Feel Good Break a huge success!05 December 2013
Last weekend saw 12 families enjoy an outdoor adventure in the Peak District HF Holidays has worked closely with the Family Holiday Association over the last year to develop their own “Feel Good Breaks” – a holiday concept for disadvantaged families, with a focus on spending quality time together and healthy living. The pilot took place last weekend at HF Holidays' Country House, the Peveril of the Peak in the Peak District, and a great time was had by all!
City of London pilot to give families a wonderful free day out01 August 2013
Free tickets for the Tower Bridge Exhibition and the Monument to help disadvantaged families The Family Holiday Association is honoured to be working with the City of London Corporation on a pilot scheme this month, which sees free tickets for the Tower Bridge Exhibition and the Monument offered to disadvantaged families in the surrounding areas of London. Tickets are for use throughout this August, and a partnership was developed with the Key Hackney to identify appropriate people to take them up.