Preview: 2020 New York Times Travel Show Fri-Sun Jan 24-26

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Date(s) - 01/24/2020 - 01/26/2020
All Day

Jacob K. Javits Center


Cover Image: 2018 NY Times Travel Show © Kei Hayashi for WhereNYC

Schedule:  Friday Trade Conference: 9am – 5pm, Friday Exhibition Hall (Trade Only): 2pm – 7pm
Open to the public: Saturday: 10am – 6pm, Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Damage? $10 – $15 tickets available on GoldStar  (regular price: $20-$25 + Children under 18 are free )

Italy – one glass of wine at a time © Spirikal for WhereNYC

O’ahu at the NY Times Travel Show © Spirkal for WhereNYC

Why you should go.  With over 500 exhibitor booths, destination seminars, cooking demos by famous chefs and tourism rep boards, The NYT Travel Show is the largest North American travel expo covering over six continents and is one of the New York’s best annual traditions.

Discover the world’s best destinations: from the most popular to the obscure: Japan, Québec, India, Indonesia, the Basque country, Guadeloupe, Taiwan and Cuba to the best wine tours of Italy. Learn about insider deals on cruises, vacation packages and the latest travel tidbits from experts in the field while sampling food at one of the cooking demos. Highlights this year include Chef Chitan Pandya of the acclaimed Long Island City-based Adda Indian Canteen.

Useful tips:

  • Buy tickets in advance
  • Attire? Casual, comfy shoes and a tote bag for brochures and freebies.
  • Public transportation is highly recommended. Check MTA for weekend repair schedules.
  • Driving? Check the nearby car parks and garages in advance.
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • Alone or with friends? Either or.
  • $3-coat check available.
  • Useful tip: If looking for the ideal cruise, plan your vacation days before you sign up for any cruise deals at the show.
  • Fancy a drink or a bite to eat nearby?
  1. Friedman’s $$  450 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 – very close to Javits with casual dining option
  2. Porchlight Bar $$  271 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001- Part of Danny Meyer’s empire, this cozy, rustic-looking bar has great snacks and inventive cocktails.
  3. Rocky’s Pizza Bar & Restaurant $-$$ 460 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001 Convenient NYC Pizzeria