The ninth annual New York Times Travel Show will feature nearly 500 exhibitors representing over 150 countries focusing on travel destinations, packages and special offers, as well as tour operators, cruise lines and live entertainment for the whole family.
The New York Times Travel Show offers vacation discounts and travel packages from nearly 500 sponsors and exhibitors, and visitors can take advantage of the offers on the Travel Show floor.
There will be a Family Fun Pavilion, a space with onsite activities for all family members including a 24-foot rock-climbing wall, and a 5000-gallon heated dive pool where families can learn to SCUBA.
There will also be international dance and live music performances. Special live performances from around the world include Danza Fiesta, presented by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company; an interactive African drumming demo with Drum Cafe, brought to you by South African Tourism; a traditional dragon and drum dance presented by Pacific Delight Tours; ancient Gnawa rhythms and dance presented by the Moroccan National Tourist Office; Sri Lankan Traditional ? Modern Fusion Dance by "Channa-Upuli;" and Ballet Arte Folklorico Panama dance troupe, presented by Panama Tourism Authority.
There will also be international food tastings featuring many celebrity chefs, food writers, and television hosts including Doug Duda, David Burke, Melissa Clark, Kathy Gunst, Daniel Holzman, Pati Jinich, Julian Medina, Francine Segan, Kate Shaffer, and Jonathan Waxman.
The Show will take place in the main hall located on the south side of the Javits Center.
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