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Author: Megan Kudla

Travel to Ireland with Colleen Kelly

Travel to Ireland and meet Travel Host and Expert Colleen Kelly along the way...
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New Year Celebrations Around the World

New Year Celebrations Around the World

From the elaborate New Year's Eve parties in the United States to the fireworks in the Philippines, each country has its own unique way of ringing in the new year.
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Cover of Molly My Mag Winter 2022 publication, in which Colleen Kelly's holiday tips are featured

Molly My Mag – Winter 2022 – Holiday Travel Tips

"Travel expert Colleen Kelly is here to say a trip through the airport doesn't have to be a headache. With her top tips, you can skip the hassle and glide to your destination with ease."
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Joanie and Steve, owners of Kona Earth, with their first harvest. Featured in "A Taste of Hawaii: Kona Earth Coffee"

A Taste of Hawaii: Kona Earth Coffee

With Steveʻs experience working on vineyards in Sonoma, and with Joanie at the helm of running the business-side of things, they jumped right into learning the ins and outs of this whole new venture. They seemed to be a dynamic duo, both risk-takers who were willing to put in the hard work to make it all happen.
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Colleen Kelly featured in WhereverFamily article, "PBS TRAVEL TV HOST COLLEEN KELLY’S TOP 5 HOLIDAY GETAWAYS"

PBS TRAVEL TV HOST COLLEEN KELLY’S TOP 5 HOLIDAY GETAWAYS

"Colleen Kelly, travel expert and host of PBS’s Family Travel with Colleen Kelly and Chicago radio’s Round Trip with Colleen Kelly, shares her top destinations for all types of family travelers looking to get away this holiday season."
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Colleen Kelly featured in GoBanking in "These Are the Cheapest Days of the Week and Times for Flights"

These Are the Cheapest Days of the Week and Times for Flights

"'The cheapest days of the week to fly are Wednesday and Thursday, as most business travelers fly out on Monday and most folks are either returning home by Friday from a business trip or flying out on Friday for a getaway,' said Colleen Kelly, travel expert and host of the PBS series 'Family Travel With Colleen Kelly.'"
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Baby Travel Gadget List 2022

With the holidays approaching, it’s that time of year when family travel is inevitable. You are probably thinking of booking your holiday flights, browsing baby travel gadgets and products, and making your travel lists.
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Colleen Kelly, Travel Show Host and Inspiration via A Planned Detour

Colleen Kelly, Travel Show Host and Inspiration

"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."
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Colleen Kelly featured in Luxe Beat Magazine (PBS TRAVEL TV HOST COLLEEN KELLY’S TOP 5 FALL GETAWAYS)

PBS TRAVEL TV HOST COLLEEN KELLY’S TOP 5 FALL GETAWAYS

"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."
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signage for Anastasia the Musical at the CIBC Theater in Chicago (PBS TRAVEL TV HOST COLLEEN KELLY’S TOP 5 FALL GETAWAYS)

Take the Family to a Broadway Musical: National Tour of Anastasia in Chicago

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.
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Screenshot of Colleen Kelly's CNBC Travel article feature called "Three people with travel 'dream jobs' explain how they scored them"

Three people with travel ‘dream jobs’ explain how they scored them

"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."
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Screenshot of Colleen Kelly's Travel Weekly article feature from "TV travel hosts find ways to connect with viewers beyond the living room"

TV travel hosts find ways to connect with viewers beyond the living room

"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. "
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