"Travel in the younger sort is a part of education; in the elder a part of experience":
Experiential Family Travel* -- The face of the family vacation is changing and they are extending far beyond a week-long island refuge. The demand for hands-on experiences that focus on learning and doing as opposed to just seeing will increase in 2011. There is a desire from parents to expose their children to the cultures and lifestyles of the regions that they are visiting. Travel is one of the best educational tools for children.
*Thomas Stanley, COO of Cox & Kings, the longest-established travel company in the world with more than 250 years of experience names the hottest destinations, experiences and modes of travel for 2011.