Don’t miss the 2014 New York Times Travel Show

Jan 2, 2014


The New York Times Travel Show is an annual event catering to the most relevant tourism industry leaders in the United States. We are on the verge of its most recent installment which promises to be very complete.
This event  analyzes the latest industry trends from the consumer level and the offerings from the most important tourist destinations for the American market.

The event is slated to begin February 28 and will end March 2. It will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Over 500 tourist destinations, the best professionals and tourism companies are scheduled to participate.
The agenda for the Times Travel Show has been designed to offer attendees travel agency insight and provide valuable tips to get the most out of one’s travel experiences.
As part of the activities, the event will feature a program called Meet the Experts, where skilled professionals answer questions in a “one to one” format about the following topics:
  • Family travel
  • Adventure – Los Cabos
  • Travel medical advice
  • LGTB tourism
  • The best family destinations in Latin America
  • Travel photography tips
  • Medical tourism
  • Exchange trips
  • Biking trips
  • Ecuador and Peru

The workshops offered on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2 are as follows:

Major New Developments in Travel
Arthur and Pauline Frommer will present the latest developments in the always evolving travel industry.

New York Times Travel Panel
This panel will discuss best practices for taking advantage of the luxury travel segment.
Travel bloggers Stephanie Rosenbloom fom The Gateaway and Seth Kugel from The Frugal Traveler will participate. The panel will be moderated by the New York Times’ Monica Drake.

What’s NEW in the Cruising World? New Ships, New Itineraries, New Experiences
In this workshop participants will learn that not all cruises are handled in the same manner, as each has its own unique personality. This talk will be given by Brian O’Conner, Princess Cruises‘ Vice President for Sales in North America; Vicki Tomasino, Carnaval Cruise Lines’ Regional Vice President; Sheri Pasternak, Celebrity Cruises‘ Sales Director; and, Michael Artz, Royal Caribbean International‘s Business Manager.

The Top New Travel Destinations
Get to know the best travel destinations according to Arthur and Pauline Frommer.

Break The Routine: Extreme Adventures in 2014
 Travel journalist and National Geographic Channel presenter Julia Dimon reveals unique destinations and experiences for the year. She will also share her own experiences and provide tips in order to find the best travel deals online.

How to find the Best Experiences in the World Without Braking the Bank
Peter Greenberg, travel expert and CBS News Travel Editor will discuss how to simplify the planning stages and the process of buying travel online.

Trending in Family Travel Multigenerational Vacation
Kyle McCarthy will debate on how to plan awesome multigenerational family vacations despite their different ages and destination choices.

Other seminars of interest include:

 LGBT Travel: Hot Cruises Event and Destinations for 2014

– Medical, Wellness and Spa Vacations

– Adventure Hiking and Biking Trips: Experts Share Tips on Choosing the Best Itinerary For You

– Why Cruise? Come Find Out What You’re Missing

– The Top 10 Places to Connect with Locals

– How to Stretch Your Travel Dollar and Avoid Internet Scams

– Travel Photography Tips from a Pro

– Award Winning Travel Writer Shares Her Most Exciting Adventures – And Her Bucket List

– Ditch the Hotel: Tips for Finding Your Perfect Vacation Home Rental

– The Top Travel Apps

– Web Publishing 101: How to Make Money and Edit a Terrific Website

– Europe’s Hottest Destinations for 2014

– Adventure Travel in Latin America: Emerging Destinations & How to Experience Them

– Discover the New China

– Keeping it Local – Destinations in Your Backyard: New York and New Jersey

– Northern Europe’s Baltic Sea Region – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Scandinavia: An Unforgettable Journey

– Outlook for Travel to Cuba

– Cultural Crossroads: Travel as a Life-Changing Adventure

– Stories From the Road With National Geographic’s Digital Nomad

– How to Find the Best Experience in the World Without Breaking the Bank

– Beating the System: Travel Pointers for a First Class Lifestyle on a Budget

– Global Travel Tips for Women

– The Luxury of Train Travel Around the World

– Culinary Tourism: Expanding Your Horizons

– 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

– Finding the Perfect River Cruise

– Tips to Avoid Data Roaming Charges While Traveling

– Destination-Specific Health & Safety Concerns

– Essential Travel Technology Tools & Gadgets

– The Best Cruise at the Best Price: Everything You Need to Know

– Chronicle Your Adventures Like the Professionals Do: Impress Your Family and Friends

– Adventure Travel in Mexico

– A Glimpse of Southeast Asia

In addition to the great number of workshops and panels, The New York Times Travel Show will feature iconic performances honoring all the destinations’ cultural heritage, while Taste of the World will showcase a gastronomic feast where visitors will have a chance to learn and sample the culinary versatility to be had at each tourist destination.
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