Our European links stretch back over almost 20 years

The Family Holiday Association’s European connections stretch back over almost 20 years.

Le Tourisme Social me MondeThe charity has benefited from exploring the wide range of ways in which various countries on the Continent support struggling families to access the benefits of a break away from home. The support from various countries and agencies has been critical to our success in raising the profile of our work here in the UK.

Our long-standing membership of the Brussels-based International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO) has facilitated our contact with a wide variety of organisations from countries such as Germany, France, Spain and Belgium. The ISTO’s first online magazine was recently published and carries an article by our Director John McDonald on the history of social tourism in the UK.

The article can be read be read in full here on John’s blog or here in a slightly shorter form in ISTO’s magazine Social Tourism in the World.