Travel enthusiasts invited to explore top destinations, save big, and learn from the best to help travel like a professional.
NEW YORK, NY – The New York Travel & Adventure Show is coming up this weekend, January 28 – 29, 2023, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center with more exhibitors and events, travel insights and advice from top industry experts, opportunities to plan future adventures and even win a dream trip. This week, the show broke its record for ticket sales in one day as anticipation for the show heats up in the tri-state area.
Travel demand is at an all-time high and this year’s New York show is shaping up to be a fun-filled and incredibly informative two-day weekend event, where travel enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of unique experiences that will inspire them to pick up their travel plans.
The Biggest Names In Travel Are Here With All The Tips
With over 30 travel sessions available at the show hosted by industry notables, guests will leave the show almost overwhelmed with ideas on where to start planning their next trip. Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer, Ernest White II, Andrew McCarthy and Peter Greenberg are some of the big names travelers will be able to hear from and meet at the show. Whether one is looking for tips on how to budget, new ideas for where to travel, practical advice on navigating how to deal with airlines – it’s all going to be discussed at the New York Travel & Adventure Show.
Some show highlights we recommend include:
- Ernest White II will be talking about a topic that’s on everyone’s mind: sustainable tourism. His session will touch on how to minimize your environmental impact and maximize your social impact.
- Pauline Frommer will be moderating a panel on Sunday at 11:30am on the top trends in travel with panelists Seth Kugle, Columnist, Tripped Up, New York Times, and former Frugal Traveler Columnist, New York Times and Tonya Fitzpatrick, Co-Founder, World Footprints.
- Peter Greenberg’s fireside chat on Sunday at 1pm will focus on travel disruptions and how to navigate the current travel landscape. Joining him on stage will be William McGee, Senior Fellow for Aviation and Travel at American Economic Liberties Project.
The LGBTQ+ Pavilion Has Info & Advice On Planning for 2023 (And Drag!)
LGBTQ travelers and their allies will find a warm welcome at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion, where they’ll meet expert speakers providing educational, inspiring and entertaining content on experiences, tours, cruises and travel packages, as well as truly welcoming hotels and the most LGBTQ-friendly insurance to help you do it safely and with confidence.
Along with this, guests will get ready to dance and sing along to the drag performances at the pavilion! Naples Pride is excited to sponsor Karma Sutra, who is coming out of retirement from her short career to perform for the show. Drag fans will also be blown away by the performances from Miss Kitty Meow, who is sponsored by Pride of the Americas, Fort Lauderdale.
No Passport No Problem (Renewals Too)
The New York Travel & Adventure Show features many domestic destinations, tour operators and more. But for those who may be looking to get their first passport or need to get their passport renewed, the Passport Acceptance Program still has openings throughout the weekend. The New York Passport Agency will give attendees the opportunity to expedite, apply for and renew their passports right on the show floor. Admission is complimentary for Passport Acceptance Program registrants.
Trip Exhibitors to Look Out For
From Aruba, Africa, Alaska, Barbados, Cape Cod and the Cayman Islands, to Maine, Miami, Pakistan, Sicily, St. Augustine, Tahiti and Taiwan – the Travel & Adventure Show already has hundreds of international and domestic destinations, tour operators, cruise lines and travel suppliers secured for what will be NY’s largest travel gathering since 2019.
Guests can take advantage of travel giveaways and over $50,000 in instant show-only travel deals to stretch their travel dollars. Many destinations and tour operators are bringing in hands-on opportunities for attendees to bring a sense of the destination they would be traveling to. The Florida Keys & Key West invites guests to picture themselves at their beautiful beaches with their photo booth, The Caribbean Experience will be hosting a large booth with mixologists and chefs to share their food with guests to demonstrate their culture. Meanwhile, one of the Med’s hottest destinations, Croatia, will be hosting its own destination theater with information on all the places to see across the country from Plitvice Lakes with its jewel toned colors to historic city of Dubrovnik or the breathless beaches of Croatia’s many islands. At the Travel & Adventure Show inspiration abounds.
“Between the keynote sessions, expert panel discussions, and destination-specific workshops, there is so much up to date information that travelers can take away from the Show. From packing and technology tips, to using credit card and loyalty points, there isn’t any other outlet in the industry where someone can get this much expert information. Plus, there’s the opportunity to stretch your travel dollar with deals and travel specials that can only be found at the Show,” said Jonathan Golicz, Vice President of Unicomm, LLC, the producer of the Travel & Adventure Show Series, “With hundreds of exhibitors on the floor, we have something for everyone and our record ticket sales this week are just further proof that people are eager to travel. We’re excited to help everyone start their next vacation at New York’s Premier Travel Show this weekend.”
Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.
She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.