San Diego Travel & Adventure Show

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From March 4-5, 2017, the 4th annual San Diego Travel & Adventure Show will create a one-of-a-kind weekend travel adventure. This is San Diego’s only consumer travel show and it is the first stop travelers need to make on their next trip. Visitors will be part of an exciting travel and cultural marketplace, with tastes from international and local cuisine, authentic cultural entertainments, educational content and thousands of dollars in show-only travel deals at the San Diego Convention Center.

“This is San Diego’s favorite travel show and is like a mini-world vacation in and of itself,” said Unicomm CEO, John Golicz.” San Diego residents who love to travel come to the event to tour the global sights and sounds, receive educational content during hands-on seminars, as well as become inspired to take their next trip from experts from around the globe.”

Meet Travel Celebrities

  • Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter, Producer, and CBS News Travel Editor presenting “Travel In A Time of Disruption: How and where to travel in a year of global uncertainty”
  • Phil Keoghan, Host/Co-Executive Producer of The Amazing Race and author of No Opportunity Wasted, presenting “NOW: No Opportunity Wasted, how to set life goals and seize the day.”
  • Patricia Schultz, Bestselling Author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, presenting “1000 Places to See In The United States and Canada Before You Die”, sharing anecdotes, interesting facts and beautiful photography that illustrate the continent’s countless treasures.

Get a “Taste” of Cultural Cuisines from Around the World

Tasting local delicacies is such an important part of a great travel adventure, and attendees can sample them at the Taste of Travel Theater. Foodies can enjoy cultural cuisines from around the globe from noted chefs. Some of these chefs include Anthony Martorina of Culinary Fight Club, Chef Bruce Chen from the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Chef Javier Plascencia of Bracero Cocina, and many others who will be offering live cooking demonstrations and samples of culinary dishes.

Get Tips to Travel Smarter

Travel experts will cover a range of topics at the Savvy Traveler Theater, including how to travel safer and cheaper, how to maximize reward points, packing tips and other travel hacks designed to maximize the travel experience. These tips are guaranteed to help you take off on your next adventure.

Discover the World at the Destination Theater

Local destination experts will help attendees plan, personalize and book their next vacations. They will share their inside knowledge in workshops right on the show floor. From the islands of Tahiti and Cuba bike travel, to visiting three US Virgin Islands in one vacation and booking the perfect cruise, visitors will learn how to travel like a local at these informational half hour sessions.

Experience Music and Dance from Around the World

Featuring cultural performances from around the globe, the Global Beats Theater is where performers invite visitors to enjoy authentic cultural music and dance presentations during more than 20 sessions throughout the weekend. Attendees will enjoy performances from Beats from the Bahamas, Dances of Guatemala, 2000 year old ancient temple dance of Odissi and Tribal Belly Dance.

Explore Hands-On Travel Experiences

The San Diego Travel & Adventure Show is full of interactive, hands-on activities fit for the whole family. From segway rides, to photobooths and even camel rides, visitors will experience the world of travel right on the show floor.

Strategically located in downtown San Diego, the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show features thousands of local travel experts from around the world and hundreds of exhibits, thousands of dollars in savings with show-only travel deals, must-have products, gadgets and expanded programming.

General Information

The 2017 San Diego Travel & Adventure Show will take place Saturday, March 4th from 10am – 5pm and Sunday, March 5th from 11am – 4pm at the San Diego Convention Center. Tickets are available online now for $11 for one day admission and $18 for two day admission. Children 16 and under are free. At the door, tickets will be available, cash only, for $15 for single day admission and $18 for two day admission. For tickets and information, please visit, email or call 203-878-2577.

See you March 4th for the Travel Adventure Show, don’t miss out.

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