Updated: May 2
The New York Times Travel Show is the Largest Travel Trade and Consumer Show in North America. A Globetrotting fair which attracts over 30,000 visitors and 550 exhibitors with cultural stages travel experts, seminars, and more. "Visitors can find inspiration for their next vacation at The New York Times Travel Show, celebrating over 17 years as the largest trade and consumer travel show in North America. The venue features exhibit booths from over 750 hotels, travel destinations, and tour operators from around the world with prizes, on-site trip offers, and travel seminars. Taste of The World showcase is also an important part of the Travel Show—and a great opportunity to see celebrated chefs and demonstrations and hear from celebrity travel experts in conversation with New York Times travel writers and editors."
Showcasing cultures, experiences, and people from across the globe, this event is a once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself and begin exploring a new destination, domestic or international, without leaving the Greater New York area. The seminars & speakers are always excellent. The representation by the different countries gives you great information. The NYT Travel Show is a weekend convention that takes place in New York City every January at the Jacob Javits Center. Many booths were tourism boards and destination marketing organizations representing specific countries or cities.
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Definitely worth going if you are at all interested in some aspect of travel, from researching tours and new destinations to learning about new travel products and hearing about industry trends. Exhibitors representing 170 countries participated in the 2018 Show. The Show floor is separated into 18 Pavilions and includes Adventure, Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Family, Global, Latin America, Mexico, River Cruises, Sponsors, Taste of the world, Travel Products, LGBTQ and the USA. Learn more about next year's New York Times Travel Show.