21
Nov-2016

THE 13TH ANNUAL DC TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW BRINGS TOP TRAVEL EXPERTS, 1000s OF VACATION OPTIONS & INTERNATIONAL CULTURE & CUISINES TO WASHINGTON DC JANUARY 14-15, 2017

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Jill Collins Public Relations, jill@JillCollinsPR.com, 703.626.5797 

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THE 13TH ANNUAL DC TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW BRINGS TOP TRAVEL EXPERTS, 1000s OF VACATION OPTIONS & INTERNATIONAL CULTURE & CUISINES TO

WASHINGTON DC JANUARY 14-15, 2017 

TRAVEL CHANNEL’S SAMANTHA BROWN leads roster of celebrity speakers including CBS News Travel editor Peter Greenberg, Fommer’s Pauline Frommer & Booze Traveler Jack Maxwell

(Washington DC – November 21, 2016) – Anyone looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will find thousands of vacation options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there, tens of thousands of dollars in savings at the 13th annual DC Travel & Adventure Show.

Taking place Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the region’s largest travel show affords travel enthusiasts the opportunity to meet face-to-face with hundreds of travel experts from around the world who will be on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip. Also included in the price of admission is access to dozens of educational and culturally focused sessions on five stages located on the show floor, along with hands-on family-friendly activities.

“Washington-area residents have a natural appetite for travel and adventure. The Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show is a smart, cost-effective way for savvy travelers to find, plan and book their dream vacation,” said John Golicz, chief executive officer and founder. “For more than a decade, our team has helped countless travelers find where to go, what to do and how to get there by connecting them in a meaningful way with the world’s leading destination experts.”

One of the highlights of the DC Travel & Adventure Show is the opportunity to meet some of the world’s top travel experts and celebrities as they present seminars and answer questions over the two-day event. Slated to be in the Travel Theater are:

  • Samantha Brown, Travel Channel Host
  • Peter Greenburg, CBS News Travel Editor
  • Jack Maxwell, host, Travel Channel’s The Booze Traveler
  • Pauline Frommer, editorial director, Frommer’s
  • Patricia Schultz, author, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
  • Lee Abbamonte, com
  • Angel Castellanos, com

On the Savvy Traveler Theater, visitors will interact with travel experts on subjects ranging from packing and travel technology, to maximizing credit card reward points and what to do if disaster strikes while traveling.

On the Destination Theater, travelers will receive destination-specific information from local experts containing information on when to go, how to get there, what to see and local, off the beaten path attractions from destinations such as Australia, the Caribbean, North and Latin America and Europe.

The Taste of Travel Theater highlights top chefs who present live cooking demonstrations featuring cuisines from around the world. Guests will have the opportunity to taste samples and get a full cultural experience in a stadium-seating styled theater. At the Global Beats Stage, attendees can feel the beat and experience the rhythm of cultural dances and performances during more than 20 presentations throughout the weekend.

Sponsors of the DC Travel & Adventure Show include Tourism Thailand, Cruise Planners/American Express and Caribbean Destinations.

13TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON DC TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW

www.travelshows.com/shows/washingtondc

DATE & TIME:
Saturday, January 14, 2017 – 10 am – 5 pm
(9:30 am early admission for travel professionals)
Sunday, January 15, 2017 – 11 am – 4 pm

TICKETS:
Limited time advance ticket prices are available at
www.TravelShows.com
Single Day Tickets – Adults: $11, online only up to 11:59 pm ET, Fri Jan 13; $15, cash only at the door
Two Day Tickets – Adults: $18, online only up to 11:59 pm, Fri Jan 13; $22 at the door
Children: Children 16 and under FREE with a paid adult 

PLACE:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
800 Mount Vernon Place NW – Washington DC, Hall C
Metro: Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center (green & yellow lines)

HIGHLIGHTS:
Five theaters with simultaneous lecture, demonstrations. The Travel Theater (keynote lecturers); Destination Theater (hear from worldwide exhibitors); Savvy Traveler Theater (travel tips, tricks and technology); Taste of Travel (local, regional, worldwide culinary); Global Beats Stage (music, dance)

Contacts:
Travel & Adventure show
284-C Quarry Road, P.O. Box 5010
Milford, CT 06460
www.travelshows.com
203-878-2577

Jill Collins Public Relations
Jill Collins
jill@JillCollinsPR.com
703-716-0925
703-626-5797 (cell)

About Unicomm, LLC and the Travel & Adventure Show Series
UNICOMM LLC is an independent business-to-business communications company specializing in originating and managing world-class trade shows and conferences. Unicomm’s properties include the nation’s largest and longest running series of travel events, the Travel & Adventure Show in Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco/Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Philadelphia and Dallas.

For more information on attending or exhibiting at the event, please visit https://travelshows.com/shows/washingtondc/

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