The New York Times Travel Show is Back with Travel Tips and Engaging Activities for Families

The New York Times Travel Show is Back with Travel Tips and Engaging Activities for Families

Check out 500+ booths! (Courtesy The New York Times Travel Show)

The New York Times Travel Show is back for a 14th year, offering 500+ exhibitor booths from around the world on January 27-29 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. On January 27, the travel show is only open for trade members and their travel industry conference and then January 28-29, consumers are welcome to explore the booths and take part in the exciting activities and presentations lined up. This is the largest consumer travel and trade show on the continent and includes over 100 cultural presentations on five stages (free with admission) and 250+ travel industry speakers and experts. 

Travel lovers need to register in advance to attend and can do so by clicking here. Day passes are $20 while Two Day passes are only $25! Children 18 and under can attend the travel show for free.

This year, for the first time, The New York Times Travel Show will have a Family Travel Pavilion that has kid-friendly activities and food, as well as information about great travel destinations for families and tips for family trips. Highlights include presentations about Southcentral Alaskan experiences for the whole family, learning how to plan an Amazon Family Adventure and lots of information about the Georgia Aquarium (complete with a “Selfies Under the Sea” selfie station!).

Enjoy Taste of the World—a scheduled series of presentations and tastings—while at the travel show. This culinary showcase features flavors from all over the world including savory meat pies from London that will be in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of “Sweeney Todd,” celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi’s authentic Pan-Asian dish created for his restaurant at sea on the MSC Seaside and Adam Richman cooking up a favorite dish from Rome that’s in his new cookbook, “Straight Up Tasty,” among others.

Travel aficionados will be sharing advice, information and inspiring words at the Meet the Experts area. Listen to Christine Maxfield from the National Geographic Channel discuss traveling solo. Ari Charlestein, founder of Award Magic, shares how to maximize your miles and points. Learn how to plan a European boating vacation from Andrew LeDuc of Le Boat. For a complete list of presentations, click here

Attendees can also enjoy exclusive prizes and giveaways, in addition to special offers from exhibitors at The New York Times Travel Show. At the Cruise Planners booth (Booth 401), you can register to with a seven-night cruise on Royal Caribbean! Visit the smarTOURS booth (Booth 359) to enter for a free trip for two to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including airfare on Emirates Airline! Win a six-night South African safari for two at the Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari lodge and private game reserve (meals included) when you stop by the Zulu Nyala booth (Booth 762)! For a full list of giveaways and offers from dozens upon dozens of exhibitors, click here.

Don’t miss out on all the fun! Register now for The New York Times Travel Show and get ready to be inspired to plan your most memorable vacation yet!

Take part in hands-on activities at the booths while learning about all the different places you can travel to. (Courtesy The New York Times Travel Show)

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