BY: Liliana Rocio, Senior Editor For World Liberty TV
The New York Times Travel Show attracts more than 35,000 attendees with over 700 exhibitors from more than 175 countries, making it the largest travel trade and consumer show in North America. Join us for the 2020 show on January 24 – 26 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Now in its 17th year, the Travel Show will open with a Trade Day (January 24) exclusively for over 11,000 travel industry professionals and media. Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26 are the Travel Show’s Consumer Days, opening to over 23,000 consumer travelers, as well as to travel professionals and media.
The three-day showcase will feature global cuisine tastings, cultural performances, travel book signings, one-on-one conversations with travel experts and special discounts and offers for consumers of all ages from over 750 exhibitors. This year’s Show is supported by Presenting Sponsor Dubai Tourism, in association with Expo 2020 Dubai.
2020 Dubai and an Opening General Session presentation by Chris Davidson, Executive Vice President, Insights Strategy, MMGY Global. Later, James Shillinglaw, veteran travel editor and editor-in-chief of Insider Travel Report, will moderate a keynote panel on the state of the travel industry.
Panelists include: Matthew Upchurch, Chairman and C.E.O., Virtuoso; Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and C.E.O., Celebrity Cruises; Daniel Skjeldam, C.E.O., Hurtigruten, Inc.; Leigh Barnes, Chief Customer Officer, Intrepid Travel; and David Neeleman, Founder of “Moxy”, JetBlue and Azul, Co-Founder of Morris Air and WestJet, Co-Owner of TAP Air Portugal.
The 2020 Travel Show Exhibition floor will commence at 2pm with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks by Issam Kazim, C.E.O., Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
Dubai Tourism in association with Expo 2020 Dubai is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 New York Times Travel Show. Turkish Airlines is a Platinum Sponsor; South African Tourism is a Gold Sponsor; MSC CRUISES, Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board, Greek National Tourism Organization and Puglia Promozione are Silver Sponsors; and I LOVE NY is a Bronze Sponsor. Visit Abu Dhabi and Costa Rica Tourism Board are Trade Day Sponsors.
About The New York Times Travel Show: The New York Times Travel Show is the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America, featuring the Travel Industry Conference, Consumer Seminars, Meet The Experts Pavilion and an interactive Exhibition including more than 750 exhibitors representing travel to all seven continents, positioned within 16 pavilions (including Adventure, Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Family, Global, Latin America, L.G.B.T.Q., Mexico, River Cruise, Travel Products, and U.S.A. Pavilions). In addition to discounts and special offers, the show provides educational seminars and live entertainment for families, individuals and couples and seniors.
See some of the travel accessories products we saw at the New York Times Travel Show 2020:
My Jet Luxury Travel Pillow: Physician-designed with your unique anatomy in mind, this travel pillow offers first-of-its-kind customization. A patented internal skeletal system conforms to your head, neck and shoulders in a way conventional U-shaped models fail to achieve. Easily adjust thickness, firmness, temperature and level of support moment-to-moment. MyJet Luxury Travel Pillow affixes to the universal plane seat and vehicle headrest providing stabilization, gentle traction of the neck and decompression of nerves for unmatched comfort. Supple leather and premium materials merge in a chic, contemporary design you won’t be embarrassed to carry-on. See More about purchasing or learning more about My Jet Luxury Travel Pillow by clicking here.
Dream Sling Travel Pillow: The World’s First Sling Pillow – The Dream Sling is the first travel pillow with an arm-sling that uses the weight of your arms to hold the pillow in place and support your head for lasting sleep. Unlike other travel pillows that sag or shift, the weight of your arms provides constant head support. Multi-patented. See more about purchasing or learning more about Dream Sling Travel Pillow by Clicking here.