By; Betty Coker, Editor in Chief For World Liberty TV
This year’s Show, taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Center, will begin Friday, Jan. 26 with its Trade Day, which is open exclusively to travel industry professionals. The Travel Show will be open to the general public Saturday, Jan. 27, and Sunday, Jan. 28.
Celebrating its fifteenth year as the largest travel trade show in North America, this year’s programs will be moderated by New York Times journalists including Monica Drake, assistant managing editor and senior editor of travel; Sam Sifton, food editor; and many others. Turkish Airlines is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 New York Times Travel Show.
Some of the panels and speakers at this year’s Show include renowned fashion designer Zac Posen, whose new book “Cooking with Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined,” takes his fans on a culinary journey as inspiring as his designs; rapper Action Bronson, as he speaks about his new cookbook “F**k, That’s Delicious”; travel expert and television host Samantha Brown; and Pauline Frommer, editorial director of the Frommer ’s travel guide series.
Some of the following panels took place at The New York Times Travel Show 2018:
Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel: Don’t miss a conversation with James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher Andrew Zimmern, one of the most versatile personalities in the culinary world, and New York Times Food editor Sam Sifton.
Cooking With Zac Posen: Join world-renowned fashion designer Zac Posen on a culinary journey through his life with his new cookbook “Cooking with Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined,” which includes dishes every bit as decadent and inspiring as his designs. Posen will be in conversation with New York Times Food editor Sam Sifton.
L.G.B.T.Q. Travel With Davey Wavey: Digital storyteller Davey Wavey will help you to be a successful and inclusive gay traveler — with an L.G.B.T.Q. Pride survival guide, insight into the world’s best L.G.B.T.Q. destinations and tips on how to meet dates on the go.
About The New York Times Travel Show: The Travel Show is the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America, featuring the Travel Industry Conference, Consumer Seminars, and an interactive Exhibition including more than 500 exhibitors from Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Mexico and the United States. In addition to discounts and special offers, the show provides educational seminars and live entertainment for families, individuals, couples and seniors.
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