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America’s Favorite Travel Shows Have America’s Most Comprehensive Education Content That You Can’t Find Anywhere Else.

You’ll be inspired to take your dream vacation. Learn how to be your own travel expert on your next vacation, from top celebrity travel personalities and leading local experts at dozens of travel workshops on 4 theaters located on the show floor.

4 Theaters and Over 30+ Sessions

Travel Theater: Hear from the top travel celebrity personalities such as Rick Steves and Phil Keoghan as they inspire you to take your dream vacation.

Destination Theater: From where to go and when to go, to what to do and how to get there, destination experts will give you the in depth information you need to travel like a local.

Savvy Traveler Theater: Showcasing travel tips, tricks and actionable advice, you’ll learn how to travel like a pro straight from the experts. Topics include packing tips, technology skills, travel safety methods, budget travel hacks, etc.

Taste of Travel Theater: Get a taste of cultures from around the world as chefs prepare their local cuisines right in front of you. Like what you smell? Most cooking demonstrations end with a sampling right at your seat! Click Here to view the Taste of Travel schedule.

Speakers and schedule are subject to change without prior notice, please check back often for updates.

Rick Steves Celebrity Travel Speaker

Rick Steves Travel Expert - Travel Expos

10:15 am – 11:45 am
Travel Theater

European Travel Skills

Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves Europe and Travel with Rick Steves

Join travel expert Rick Steves – acclaimed for his bestselling guidebooks and public television series – as he shares the latest in smart European travel. In this entertaining, information-packed slideshow lecture, Rick will explain how to travel smoothly and affordably by stretching your travel dollar, eating and sleeping well, avoiding crowds, and packing smartly. Freshly back from lots of travels, Rick will share exactly how you can enjoy maximum travel thrills for every mile, minute, and euro on your next European adventure.

Autograph Signing Immediately Following

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

99 Ways to Cut Your Travel Costs – Without Skimping

Russell Hannon, Ultra-Economical Travel Expert

Known for wowing TV and radio audiences with untold budget travel tips, Ultra-Economical Travel Expert Russell Hannon from breakthetravelbarrier.com offers 99 ways to quickly and easily find the best and least expensive travel options for you. No matter what your travel type is, or where you want to go, you will leave with dozens of practical tips and tricks you can put to work right away to save.

Celebrity Travel Speaker Phil Keoghan

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Travel Theater

NOW: No Opportunity Wasted

Phil Keoghan, Host/Co-Executive Producer The Amazing Race and Author, No Opportunity Wasted

Join Phil Keoghan as he takes you on a journey through his travel adventures around the globe and shares his passion for living life and fulfilling dreams.  Hear how Phil’s NOW (No Opportunity Wasted) philosophy helps in setting life goals and seizing every day.

Autograph Signing Immediately Following
Angel Castellanos Celebrity Travel Expert - Travel Shows

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Angel Castellanos, Travel Ambassador, AngelsTravelLounge.com

Peter Greenberg Travel Celebrity - Travel Shows

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Travel Theater

Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor

Autograph Signing Immediately Following

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Tips and Hacks for the Solo Female Traveler

Nadine Sykora, Top Female Travel Vlogger

Exploring the world as a solo female can be a bit daunting, so let’s break it down and answers those questions & concerns. Join a top travel expert and learn some helpful tips and tricks for your first or next solo adventure.

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Getting Great Travel Photos!

David McKay, Owner, McKay Photography Academy

Learn great travel photography techniques no matter what camera you have!  David will specifically be sharing ways to compose your images and the best times of day to photograph along with ideas to make your travel photographs stand out from the crowd.

Learn techniques to help you make the most out of your travel photos!

Rick Steves Celebrity Travel Speaker

Rick Steves Travel Expert - Travel Expos

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Travel Theater

Connecting with the World through Travel

Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves Europe and Travel with Rick Steves

Rick Steves – acclaimed for his bestselling guidebooks and public television series – believes there’s more to travel than good-value hotels, great art, and tasty cuisine. Americans who “travel as a political act” can have the time of their lives and come home smarter with a better understanding of the interconnectedness of today’s world. In this provocative slideshow lecture, Rick will explain how travel can be truly transformational. Drawing from lessons he learned while exploring Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East, Rick will explain that by traveling thoughtfully you can take home the greatest souvenir: a broader perspective.

Autograph Signing Immediately Following
Rick Steves Celebrity Travel Speaker

Rick Steves Travel Expert - Travel Expos

11:15 am – 12:45 pm
Travel Theater

European Travel Skills

Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves Europe and Travel with Rick Steves

Join travel expert Rick Steves – acclaimed for his bestselling guidebooks and public television series – as he shares the latest in smart European travel. In this entertaining, information-packed slideshow lecture, Rick will explain how to travel smoothly and affordably by stretching your travel dollar, eating and sleeping well, avoiding crowds, and packing smartly. Freshly back from lots of travels, Rick will share exactly how you can enjoy maximum travel thrills for every mile, minute, and euro on your next European adventure.

Autograph Signing Immediately Following

12 Noon – 12:45 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

99 Ways to Cut Your Travel Costs – Without Skimping

Russell Hannon, Ultra-Economical Travel Expert

Known for wowing TV and radio audiences with untold budget travel tips, Ultra-Economical Travel Expert Russell Hannon from breakthetravelbarrier.com offers 99 ways to quickly and easily find the best and least expensive travel options for you. No matter what your travel type is, or where you want to go, you will leave with dozens of practical tips and tricks you can put to work right away to save.

Angel Castellanos Celebrity Travel Expert - Travel Shows

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

Angel Castellanos, Travel Ambassador, AngelsTravelLounge.com

Celebrity Travel Speaker Phil Keoghan

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Travel Theater

NOW: No Opportunity Wasted

Phil Keoghan, Host/Co-Executive Producer The Amazing Race and Author, No Opportunity Wasted

Join Phil Keoghan as he takes you on a journey through his travel adventures around the globe and shares his passion for living life and fulfilling dreams.  Hear how Phil’s NOW (No Opportunity Wasted) philosophy helps in setting life goals and seizing every day.

Autograph Signing Immediately Following
Peter Greenberg Travel Celebrity - Travel Shows

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Travel Theater

Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor

Autograph Signing Immediately Following

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Savvy Traveler Theater

How to Capture Your Adventure on Camera! Tips and Tricks to Document Your Trips

Juliana Broste, Travel Video Journalist + TV Personality, TravelingJules

The best travel souvenir is definitely not a refrigerator magnet.  Discover creative and unique ways to capture your travel experiences through photos and videos.  Travel Video Journalist Juliana Broste (aka TravelingJules) reveals top tips and tricks for travelers who want to document their adventures.  Listen in as Jules shares stories from the road and lessons learned from filmmaking assignments around the world.  Before you know it, you’ll be capturing engaging video and compelling photographs, sure to make your Facebook friends green with envy.