Kyle McCarthy

Kyle McCarthy is the co-founder and editor of Family Travel Forum, the award-winning media network serving all who Have Kids, Still Travel!® with print and online guides since 1996. In addition to publishing the travel planning community MyFamilyTravels.com, chosen by the Wall St. Journal as "Best for Grandparents," The Family Vacationist blog and e-newsletter, Ms. McCarthy oversees annual scholarships for young writers in conjunction with the Society of American Travel Writers.

She also partners on the Family Travel Consulting marketing and strategy team. Together with the FTF community, Ms. McCarthy authored "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations" (Penguin, 2011) to share more than 200 favorite destinations in North America, and edited "Amazing Places to Take Your Kids" (PPI, 2009). Before becoming mom to Regan (now 21), she co-authored 12 guidebooks for the Frommer series covering Southeast Asia, Thailand, Greece and Turkey and freelanced for several publications. She has spoken at several conferences and industry events and is proud to be a partner of TMS Family Travel.

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