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THE 13TH ANNUAL CHICAGO TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW BRINGS TOP TRAVEL EXPERTS, THOUSANDS OF VACATION OPTIONS AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND CUISINES TO CHICAGO JANUARY 21-22

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THE 13TH ANNUAL CHICAGO TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW BRINGS TOP TRAVEL EXPERTS, THOUSANDS OF VACATION OPTIONS AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND CUISINES TO CHICAGO JANUARY 21-22

Rick Steves Leads Roster of Celebrity Speakers Including Travel Personalities Peter Greenberg, Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer and Johnny Jet

CHICAGO – Anyone looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will find thousands of vacation options to explore, local destination experts to personalize their experience and tens of thousands of dollars in savings at Chicago’s only travel show – the Travel & Adventure Show.

Taking place January 21- 22 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with travel experts from around the world who are on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip. Also included in the price of admission is access to dozens of inspirational, educational and culturally focused sessions on five stages located right on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family.

One of the highlights of the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show is the opportunity to meet and gain inspiration from the world’s top travel experts and celebrities as they present seminars and answer questions over the two-day event. Speaking on the Travel Theater are:

 CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg

 Travel Channel Host Samantha Brown

 Johnny Jet Editor in Chief of Johnny Jet.com

 Rick Steves’ Europe, CEO Rick Steves

At the popular 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.

The Destination Theater, sponsored by AAA, is where 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 Arizona, Australia and Canada.

The Taste of Travel Theater highlights top chefs who present live cooking demonstrations right on the show floor. 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.

Attending the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show is an adventure in and of itself and presents hands-on activities suitable for the whole family. Guests can get their picture taken in their favorite destination at the Green Screen, climb a rock wall and ride a live camel, all under one roof.

“We are thrilled to return to Chicago for our 13th year to showcase the most up to date and exciting travel opportunities from around the world,” said John Golicz, CEO of the Travel and Adventure Show. “We could not put on such an expansive show without the support of our sponsors, AAA, Arizona Office of Tourism and Rick Steves’ Europe.”

The Chicago Travel & Adventure Show takes place January 21-22 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center. The show opens at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for travel professionals; the general public can attend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Attendees can purchase single-day and two-day tickets online now for the discounted rate of $11/$18 with promo code: CHPR or on-site for $15/$22. Children 16 and under are free and on-site tickets can be purchased with cash only. For tickets and event information, visit www.TravelShows.com/shows/chicago.

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 www.travelshows.com/shows/chicago.

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