January is your chance to organize and fulfill that vacation you’ve been planning or dreaming about. Take advantage of two travel conventions sure to spark your travel bug.
The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show is your ticket to discover authentic travel experiences, snap up deals, win trips and giveaways, and be entertained and delighted at this amazing travel extravaganza.
The event will feature over 450 exhibitors from around the world and a full schedule of lectures by prominent travel experts including Samantha Brown, Andrew Zimmern, Peter Greenberg, Pauline Frommer, Mark DeCarlo and more. The zip line, scuba tank and rock wall will also be back.
New for 2012, test your buds at the International Fiery Foods Challenge. Offering a variety of tasty dishes to sample from around the world, interactive cooking demonstrations on the Culinary Stage, a cooking class, and learn helpful tips for foodies from your favorite travel personalities.
WHAT: Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show
WHEN: January 14-15, 2012 | 10 am – 5 pm
WHERE: Long Beach Convention Center | 300 East Ocean Blvd. | Long Beach, CA 9080
The Los Angeles Times Travel Show will include many areas designated to specific travel needs and wants. The Travel in Style Pavilion will feature displays, galleries, and interactive experiences to pamper and transport yourself to the destination of your dreams. The Xtreme Adventure Zone is the destination for active vacationers, thrill seekers, and outdoor adventurers, offering exciting activities and attractions. Families can explore the Kid’s World area featuring family friendly destinations, mini-getaways, entertainment, performances, hands-on activities and more! And the Culinary State will tempt taste buds with samples of local, regional and world cuisines. A whole line-up of travel celebrities including Rick Steves and Arthur Frommer are on the roster here too.
Hundreds of exhibitors. Trip giveaways. Cultural entertainment. Travel experts and more! It’s everything you need to get far away from the every day.
WHAT: Los Angeles Times Travel Show
WHEN: January 28-29, 2012 | 10 am – 5 pm
WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center | 1201 S. Figueroa St. | Los Angeles, CA 90015
So, wherever you’re fantasizing about traveling next year and beyond, visit the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show and the Los Angeles Times Travel Show to whet your travel appetite and discover some new destinations you might not have thought of.
We’d like to hear from you. Tell us your travel plans this year or your dream vacation.
– Bon Voyage!
- Plenty Planned for 14th Annual Los Angeles Times Travel Show (hmghotels.wordpress.com)