FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2017
THE 13TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW BRINGS TOP TRAVEL EXPERTS, THOUSANDS OF VACATION OPTIONS, INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND CUISINES TO LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER FEB. 24-25th
Peter Greenberg, CBS News Travel Editor Joins Roster of Celebrity Speakers Including Travel Personalities, Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, Phil Keoghan, Pauline Frommer, Patricia Schultz
LOS ANGELES, CA– Anyone looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will discover thousands of travel options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there and tens of thousands of dollars in savings ( or travel deals) at the 13th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show.
Taking place February 24th and 25th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of travel experts from around the world. These experts will be on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip.
From Alaska to Florida, Thailand to Indonesia, Japan to Taiwan, Fiji to Africa, and Billings, Montana to the Caribbean-you’ll find great travel options at the Travel & Adventure Show. The price of admission also includes access to dozens of inspirational, educational and culturally focused sessions on 5 stages located on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family.
“At the Travel & Adventure Show, you never know who you are going to meet. You can come face to face with some of your favorite celebrity traveler speakers, interact with fellow travel enthusiasts, and get to know all the industry insiders,” said John Golicz, CEO of Unicomm, LLC, the producer of the Travel & Adventure Show series. “Anyone with an interest in travel should make the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show their first stop before their next vacation. It’s a travel lover’s paradise and an information hub that can’t be missed.”
One highlight of the Los Angeles 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. On the 1,000 seat Travel Theater you’ll meet:
- Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves’ Europe and Travel with Rick Steves, Europe Through the Back Door
- Samantha Brown, Travel expert and television host Samantha Brown’s Places to Love
- Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-winning Investigative Reporter, Producer and CBS News Travel Editor
- Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of the Frommer Guides and Publisher of Frommers.com
- Phil Keoghan, Host, CBS’ The Amazing Race
On the Savvy Traveler Theater stage, 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 Alaska, Africa, Fiji, Italy, Taiwan, Tahiti and Thailand.
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. Add culinary fight club
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 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show is an adventure in and of itself and presents activities suitable for the whole family. Guests can get their picture taken in their favorite destination at the Green Screen, experience a virtual reality adventure, try out a Segway, and ride a live camel, all under one roof. Add dive pool
1000TravelTips.com is the event’s national media sponsor. Supporting sponsors including Rick Steves’ Europe Tours; Fiji; Indonesia; Taiwan Tourism Bureau; Tourism Thailand; Indonesia Travel and Discover Yosemite’s Gateway. Contributing sponsor includes Japan National Tourism Organization. Official Airline Partner is Aer Lingus. Travel Industry Partners include Alaska Travel Industry Association, Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Africa, Africa Travel Association, Caribbean Travel Association, JAXFAX Travel Marketing, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Southeast Tourism Society, US Travel Association, and Visit Florida. Photo booth sponsor is Visit Billings. Other event sponsors include, the Epoch Times, Los Angeles Consortium of Online Travel, NTD, TravelingJules Production, Kind Traveler, and Man About World.
The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show will take place on February 24th and 25th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The show opens at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for travel professionals; the public can attend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 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: LAPR 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 https://travelshows.com/shows/los-angeles/.
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.