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Lasting legacy

Wise words leave a lasting legacy #mywisdom

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This year’s annual Remember A Charity Week is taking place between 12th– 18th September, supported by the Family Holiday Association. According to research released to launch Remember A Charity in your Will Week, over a quarter (28%) of Brits value the wisdom that loved ones have passed on more than money, keepsakes or property. As part... Read more »

The Great British Bake Off Sweepstake

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The Great British Bake Off is back! The hugely popular BBC show returns on Wednesday 24 August. As well as enjoying the mouth watering cakes, banter and competition, why not add a bit of spice to the office and raise money for the Family Holiday Association at the same time. We’ve created a simple Sweepstake... Read more »

Charity to benefit from luxury shirt collection

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This week, the exclusive collection of boyfriend shirts, designed by internationally acclaimed model, designer and photographer, Helena Christensen, are available to purchase online now exclusively through eBay with all proceeds donated to the charity. See the collection on eBay here. The Helena Christensen for Thomson collection has been designed to celebrate the leading holiday brand’s long-haul... Read more »
ITT Future You challenge winners

Congratulations and thanks to our ITT Future You Challenge winners

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Earlier this year, the Family Holiday Association teamed up with the Institute of Travel & Tourism to create the ‘ITT Future You Challenge’. For our 40th Anniversary we launched 500 for 500, a campaign exclusively for the travel and tourism industry. 500 for 500 is about the industry working to achieve something amazing together, and the... Read more »

Roundtable on social tourism held at Westminster

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Previously, the charity has supported the All Party Parliamentary Group’s Social Tourism report, Giving Britain a Break, that was put together back in 2011 under the auspices of the Chairman, Paul Maynard MP. However, the time has come for more awareness on social tourism, and this was the reason for the round table that took... Read more »

Take part in one of our exciting new events

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We have recently added a number of new events to our website, so find out if one of them sound like the exhilarating experience for you. Bungee Jump Would you consider doing an adrenaline-fuelled bungee jump? If you think you could take that one step off a bridge, platform or even skyscraper for the greater... Read more »

TUI UK & Ireland Football Fundraising

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Getting involved with the football spirit, TUI Head Office held its own England v Wales match last Friday. Jeremy Ellis (Marketing and Customer Experience Director) headed up the England team, whilst the Scottish team was captained by Fraser Ellacott (Distribution and Sales Director). The Family Holiday Association’s very own Michael Smout joined Fraser’s team, and the match... Read more »
All Seasons

Holidays for Allseasons offers breaks to struggling families

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Founded in 1969 the Tingdene Group of companies first established itself as the leading Park Home manufacturer in the country and since then has expanded its range of operations into becoming one of the UK’s largest operators and owners of residential Park Homes Estates, Inland Marinas, Caravan Parks, Lodge Parks and Chalet Parks. In 2016... Read more »

Introducing new travel website ‘Host Unusual’

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We are delighted to announce that a brand new travel website promoting some of Britain’s most quirky, unusual and exciting places to stay has just launched, and has teamed up with the charity, donating 5% of every listing fee to the Family Holiday Association. Host Unusual, based in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, is the creation of Dawn Crawford,... Read more »
Annual Review

Annual Review 2015 – a time to celebrate

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Last year was no ordinary year for our charity. In May, we marked 40 years of offering simple breaks to families in desperate circumstances. In the four decades since we became a registered charity in 1975 we’ve helped more than 28,000 families including 76,800 children. We’re fortunate in the UK that our coast is never too... Read more »