Tickets Now Available For 2020 New York Times Travel Show

Tickets Now Available For 2020 New York Times Travel Show

The most awaited travel show NYC is here again! And, if you’re involved in the travel business you need to attend. Why? This is where you’ll find the best contacts to build the most unique travel experiences for your clients. And, it’s right in the heart of NYC, which is very convenient for everyone coming from out of town.

The New York Times has just announced that registration is now open for its 2020 New York Times Travel Show, the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America. Now in its 17th year, the event will take place Friday, Jan. 24 to Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Tickets are available at

This year’s event presents an expansive showcase featuring more than 750 exhibitors —leading experts in various travel industries including hotels, resorts, spas, cruises and airlines around the world—coming together for three days to share the latest travel news, trends and inspiration for the year ahead.

Trade Day

The first day of the Travel Show on Friday, Jan. 24 is reserved exclusively for travel industry professionals and members of the media. The day will include expert seminars which will inform travel professionals of the latest industry products and services, destination information and consumer trends. 

The Travel Industry Conference at NYTTS 2020 will provide solutions that will help to drive growth in the travel industry. In addition to two general Keynote sessions, there will be 25 targeted Focus Conference sessions and four Business Seminars. For the 2020 Show, conference sessions will address travelers’ requests for an increase in authentic, meaningful and immersive trips that also provide sustainable travel options.

The first Keynote session, “How Travelers Think and Why You Should Care,” commences at 9 a.m. and will be given by Chris Davidson, Executive Vice President, Insights & Strategy, MMGY Global, reviewing the results of the organization’s annual travel survey. The second Keynote session,  at 12:45 p.m., brings together visionaries of the travel industry to explain “What the Future Holds.” 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 AS; and Leigh Barnes, Chief Customer Officer, Intrepid Travel. The panel will be moderated by James Shillinglaw, Editor in Chief and Founder, Insider Travel Report.

Saturday, Jan. 25, and Sunday, Jan. 26 will be open to the public, with two full days of cultural presentations and performances, food demonstrations, and one-on-one conversations with travel experts and influencers on a myriad of travel topics for diverse demographics.

In 2019, the Travel Show welcomed more than 750 exhibitors representing over 176 countries. The event saw the highest attendance ever, with 35,568 attendees experiencing two days of events featuring 280 travel industry speakers and experts. More than 1,300 members of the media also participated, gleaning valuable insights during the Travel Show’s exclusive Trade Day seminars and Focus Conferences, as well as the weekend programs. For photos of the 2019 New York Times Travel Show, visit here.

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