BOSTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe will celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Boston Globe Travel Show on February 6-8, 2015 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA. Over the past nine years, this iconic show has helped form travel plans for more than 155,000 people, taking them on journeys across the country and around the world.
One of the largest consumer travel shows in the country, The Boston Globe Travel Show regularly draws more than 20,000 attendees looking to book travel to both exotic and domestic destinations. In 2015, the three-day event will feature more than 300 travel exhibitors and suppliers, representing every segment of the travel industry and offering detailed information on trips to every region of the world. Attendees will learn about new and exciting travel opportunities ranging from budget vacations to luxury escapes, vacation rentals and much more. Those interested in booking a vacation will find great deals on-site.
A wide variety of exhibitors have participated in the show since year one, including Aruba Tourism, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, India Tourism, Universal Orlando Resort, the Maine Office of Tourism, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tourism Malaysia and Cruise Travel Outlet, among others.
"The Boston Globe Travel Show is one of the most valuable shows we attend, in terms of consumer interest in visiting Aruba. Individuals come to the show ready to book a vacation or honeymoon and are looking for more information on hotels and activities in Aruba," said Katy Kennedy, New England Sales Manager for Aruba Tourism Authority. "The Boston Globe does a great job in marketing the show as a destination and it gives us a great chance to showcase all that Aruba has to offer. We'll definitely be back for our 10th year!"
In addition to the show exhibitors, The Boston Globe Travel Show features activities for the entire family, exposing show attendees to presentations and culinary demonstrations from cultures across the globe. Esteemed travel writer Arthur Frommer will be making his 10th appearance at the show along with his daughter and fellow travel writer Pauline Frommer. International best-selling writer Patricia Schultz, author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die will be speaking at the show for the 7th straight year.
The cultural stage at the show will be buzzing as the show floor opens, with a full-line up of eclectic speakers, cultural seminars, and music and dance presentations. Two stages of culinary demonstrations featuring chefs from around the world will round out the experience, making the Boston Globe Travel Show a true weekend destination.
For those looking to quench their thirst knowledge of international brews, The Boston Globe Travel Show will once again feature a craft beer pavilion, showcasing craft breweries from all around New England, as well as the rest of the United States. Tickets for the Craft Beer Pavilion are $25 in advance and $35 onsite. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.bostonglobetravelshow.com.
The 10th Annual Boston Globe Travel Show is sponsored by JetBlue Getaways, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cruise Travel Outlet, Mt. Washington Valley, Incredible India, Hilton Head Island, Visit Central Florida, Scenic Cruises, Emerald Waterways, Collette Vacations, and TF Green Airport. For more information about sponsoring the 2015 Boston Globe Travel Show, visit www.bostonglobetravelshow.com or contact Jeff Hurley at [email protected].
The 2015 Boston Globe Travel Show will be open to the public from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, February 6; from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 7; and from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 8. Tickets for the show are $10 and are available at the show or in advance at www.bostonglobetravelshow.com. Children 18 and under are admitted free of charge.
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