The New York Times Travel Show has announced speakers, events and programming for its 2015 Travel Show, which will take place from January 23-25, 2014, once again at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Friday will focus on their Trade Day which is exclusively for travel industry professionals, and will continue Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th for travel consumers and enthusiasts.
The Trade Day, featuring the Travel Industry Conference, will include 18 “Focus” conferences covering major travel categories, destinations, destination information and trends in travel on topics ranging from Cruising and Culinary Travel to Young Travel Professionals and Travel Bloggers.
The Travel Show will also feature more than 40 consumer seminars, press conferences and features exclusive to The New York Times Travel Show, including:
- Taste of the World, a global culinary showcase where attendees may sample cuisines from around the world;
- Book Signings by world-renowned travel writers; and Meet the Experts, where travel experts meet one-on-one with attendees to answer questions on destinations from Paris and the Baltic Sea to Latin America and Atlantic City.
Experts at the 2015 Travel Show include journalist and TV travel personality Julia Dimon; immediate past president of the International Association of Culinary Professionals Doug Duda; Yahoo Travel editor in chief Paula Froelich; acclaimed travel professionals and radio hosts Arthur and Pauline Frommer; travel editor and radio host Peter Greenberg; travel influencer Brian “The Points Guy” Kelly; award-winning travel journalist, broadcaster and TV personality Joseph Rosendo; and budget travel expert and author Matthew Kepnes.
Experts will also present specialty sessions on travel interests including destination weddings and honeymoons, New York state tourism, medical health and wellness journeys, and LGBT travel.