"Filming for 18 months across the country and the world, Kelly’s show, “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly” was a hit as it aired to 94% of the PBS stations across the country, giving Kelly's show a national syndication."
"Colleen Kelly, host of PBS’s Family Travel with Colleen Kelly, is sharing her favorite travel hotspots for fall with five destinations for all different types of travelers. Accommodations for, flights to, and activities at all of the destinations are available at a discount for Colleen Kelly Travel Club members – all bookable on one convenient platform."
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 was opening night of the national tour of the Broadway hit, Anastasia, at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, bringing in and delighting theater-lovers and families alike.
"I was told by one network that women don’t watch travel shows, so the concept of family travel didn’t appeal to them. I then sent thousands of emails to television stations. Nothing worked. Finally, my mother suggested I call the local PBS station. I googled the head of programming, called him (no emails) and got a meeting."
"About 12 years ago, Kelly was working for a local show on NBC as a correspondent. With two young daughters, she was looking for content about family travel, but there wasn't much out there. She decided to create her own show. PBS liked her pitch. "
"'With inflation at an all-time high, a booming travel scene, and it appears luggage is having a moment, I’m offering my top ten tips to save you time and money,' says travel expert Colleen Kelly. The following ten tips are for families, couples, and solo travelers who want to lessen stress and arrive happier."
"PBS television show host Colleen Kelly has launched a travel club, Colleen Kelly Travel Club, with travel fulfilled by Travel + Leisure."
"PBS’s Family Travel with Colleen Kelly TV show has launched the Colleen Kelly Travel Club."
"Colleen Kelly, host of PBS’s Family Travel with Colleen Kelly, has launched the Colleen Kelly Travel Club to offer fans a chance to recreate her family travels from the show with discounted flights, hotels, cruises, attractions and more."
"Family travel can be expensive, but don’t worry, Colleen Kelly is here to help!"
Listen to Colleen's story during this Extraordinary Women Talk two-part feature!