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Family Vacations include Space Center Visits and Duck Tours on City-Discovery.com

Paris, France (June 25, 2010)—More family-friendly activities ranging from Disneyland excursions and theme park adventures to duck tours, helicopter tours, swimming with dolphins and space center visits are now available on the website of City Discovery, activity- and ground transportation-provider in 80 countries.

"Family vacations are definitely a trend on City Discovery," said Alessia Bianco, contract manager at City Discovery. "Ease of booking, kid-friendly activities, and quality of tours combined to encourage traveling with kids. This summer we improved and diversified our lineup of family-oriented activities to keep up with demand."

From almost 50 theme park activities available on the website, trips to Sentosa Island in Singapore, and Cici Aqua Park in Acapulco are the most popular. Other theme park activities are Universal Studios Japan Train and Hotel 2-Day Package Tour from Nagoya and the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Kuala Lumpur. The former involves a variety of theme rides and shows inspired by famous movies, animations and comic series, while the latter takes visitors to the Sunway Lagoon, which is separated into five major themed lands (Water Park, Wild Wild West, Elephant Walk and Surf Pool).

Over 60 helicopter tours are available in top cities such as Dubai, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Las Vegas, Melbourne and Phoenix. According to Alessia, these activities also attract families who wish to cultivate their children's sense of adventure. Grand Canyon Helicopter Adventure, for example, allows travelers to see the deepest portion of the Grand Canyon including breathtaking views through the Dragon Corridor and the North Rim.

On City-Discovery.com, over 40 dolphin encounters and swimming with dolphins are available in 21 cities including Orlando, Los Cabos, Singapore, and Papeete of the French Polynesia. Most notable activities include Ocean World: Dolphin Swim, One Day Swim with the Dolphins in Miami, Tahiti Dolphin Watch, Dolphin Encounter at Moorea Dolphin Center, and Swim with the Dolphins and Key West.

For families, whose children are into astronomy and planetary science, there are 10 astronaut activities available on the website. Notable examples include the Kennedy Space Center tour, Dine with the Astronaut at Kennedy Space Center activity, Space Shuttle Landing at the Kennedy Space Center, Ultimate Space Experience tour and the Kennedy Space Center & Airboat Safari.

The London Duck Tour is a unique sightseeing tour that features landmarks such as Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Aboard an amphibian vehicle, travelers are treated to a live guided tour of the City of Westminster, before launching straight into the Thames. City Discovery also offers duck tours in New York like the NYC Ducks Tour and NYC Ducks + All Loops Tour Combo.

Disneyland excursions, on the other hand, are available from Paris, Nagoya, and San Diego. One of the site's bestsellers – Excursion to Disneyland Paris - with Hotel pick-up and drop-off, for example, packages a convenient way to visit Disneyland® Park or Walt Disney Studios® Park. Other Disneyland tours available on the site are Tokyo Disney Resort 1-Day Package from Nagoya, Disneyland Paris Full Day Tour - with entrance to 2 parks, among others.

For more family-oriented activities, visit City-Discovery.com. For featured travel experiences and photos by customers, read the City Discovery Travel Blog (blog.city-discovery.com), Facebook Page (facebook.com/citydiscovery), and Twitter Feed (twitter.com/citydiscovery). 

Economical transfers and ground transportation options such as private vans, limousines, mini coaches, and deluxe motor coaches are also available on the main website.

About City Discovery
City Discovery is a leading provider of sightseeing tours, travel experiences and ground transportation worldwide. With over 5,000 carefully selected travel activities in 300 destinations and user-friendly features such as traveler reviews, wishbox, suggested itineraries and gift certificates, City Discovery sells directly to consumers through City-Discovery.com and a network of over 7,500 travel agencies and affiliates. City Discovery is available in 15 languages and has offices in USA, France, Italy, Greece, Brazil, and the Philippines.

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