4th Annual San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Returns This March 4 & 5 | Top Vacation Experts Converge At San Diego Convention Center

February 18, 2017

Anyone looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will find thousands of options to explore and local destination experts to help them get there, plus thousands of dollars in savings with exclusive travel deals and specials at the 4th annual San Diego Travel & Adventure Show, taking place March 4-5 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with travel experts from around the world who will be on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next vacation. Also included in the price of admission is access to dozens of inspirational, educational and culturally focused sessions on 5 stages located right on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family, including live camel rides.

"We are thrilled to return to San Diego for our 4th year to bring travel professionals the public alike the most up to date and exciting travel opportunities from around the world," said CEO of the Travel and Adventure Show John Golicz. "We could not put on such an expansive show without the help of our sponsors and exhibitors, as well as our world class speakers and travel experts!"

One of the highlights of the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show is the opportunity to meet and gain inspiration from the world’s top travel experts and celebrities as they present seminars and answer questions over the two-day event. On the line-up for the Travel Theater are Jack Maxwell (Host of Booze Traveler on Travel Channel), Johnny Jet (Editor-In-Chief JohnnyJet.com), Patricia Schultz (Author, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die), Peter Greenberg (Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reports and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor), and Phil Keoghan (Host/Co-Executive Producer, The Amazing Race & Author, No Opportunity Wasted).

On the Savvy Traveler Theater, visitors will interact with travel experts on subjects ranging from packing and travel technology, to maximizing credit card reward points and what to do if disaster strikes while traveling. On the Destination Theater, travelers will receive destination-specific information from local experts containing information on when to go, how to get there, what to see and do, local off the beaten path attractions and more from destinations close to home and far away. The Taste of Travel Theater highlights top chefs who present live cooking demonstrations right on the show floor. Featuring cuisines from around the world, guests will have the opportunity to taste samples and get a full cultural experience in a stadium-seating styled theater. At the Global Beats Stage, attendees can feel the beat and experience the rhythm of cultural dances and performances during more than 20 presentations throughout the weekend.

Attending the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show is an adventure in and of itself and presents hands-on activities suitable for the whole family. Guests can get their picture taken in their favorite destination at the Green Screen, climb a rock wall and ride a live camel, all under one roof. Early exhibitors span from Alaska to Aruba, Florida Keyes to Fiji and Tuolumne to Tahiti. The Supporting Sponsor for this year’s event is the Taiwan Tourism Bureau. Whether you are looking for a river cruise through Europe of a getaway in Northern California, make the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show the first stop on your next trip!

The San Diego Travel & Adventure Show takes place March 4th and 5th at the San Diego Convention Center. The show opens at 9:30am Saturday for travel professionals, and the general public can attend from 10am to 5pm. on Saturday and from 11am to 4pm on Sunday. Attendees can purchase single-day and two-day tickets online now for the discounted rate of $11/$18 with promo code SDPR or on-site for $15/$22. Children 16 and under are free and on-site tickets can be purchased with cash only.

For tickets and more information on this year's Travel & Adventure Show, visit TravelShows.com/sandiego.