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The 12th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show Brings Top Travel Experts, Thousands of Vacation Options International Culture and Cuisines to Los Angeles Convention Center Feb. 18 and 19

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2016) - Anyone looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will discover thousands of travel options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there and tens of thousands of dollars in savings at the 12TH Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show.

Taking place February 18th and 19th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of travel experts from around the world. These experts will be on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip.

From Arizona to Alaska, Fiji to the Florida Keys, Malaysia to Maui and Taiwan to Tahiti -- you'll find great travel options at the Travel & Adventure Show. The price of admission also includes access to dozens of inspirational, educational and culturally focused sessions on 5 stages located on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family. 

"At the Travel & Adventure Show, you never know who you are going to meet. You can come face to face with some of your favorite celebrity traveler speakers, interact with fellow travel enthusiasts, and get to know all the industry insiders," said John Golicz, CEO of Unicomm, LLC, the producer of the Travel & Adventure Show series. "Anyone with an interest in travel should make the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show the first stop before their next vacation. It's a travel lover's paradise and an information hub that can't be missed."

One highlight of the Los Angeles 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 1,000 seat Travel Theater you'll meet:

  • Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves' Europe and Travel with Rick Steves, Europe Through the Back Door
  • Andrew Zimmern, Three-time James Beard Award-winning TV Personality, Chef and Host of Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
  • Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-winning Investigative Reporter, Producer and CBS News Travel Editor
  • Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of the Frommer Guides and Publisher of Frommers.com
  • Johnny Jet, Editor-In-Chief, JohnnyJet.com

On the Savvy Traveler Theater stage, 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 local, off the beaten path attractions from destinations such as Alaska, Australia, Japan and the South Pacific Islands.

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 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show is an adventure in and of itself and presents activities suitable for the whole family. Guests can get their picture taken in their favorite destination at the Green Screen, climb a rock wall, experience a dive pool and ride a live camel, all under one roof.

1000TravelTips.com is the event's national media sponsor. Tourism Fiji is a Major sponsor, with supporting sponsors including Rick Steves' Europe Tours; Taiwan Tourism Bureau; Tourism Thailand; Indonesia Travel and Yosemite Experience Pavilion. Contributing sponsors include Japan National Tourism Organization and Aer Lingus. Travel Industry Partners include Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Africa, Africa Travel Association, Caribbean Travel Association, European Tourism Association, JAXFAX Travel Marketing, Pacific Asia Travel Association, and the US Travel Association. Photo booth sponsors include Arizona Office of Tourism. Other event sponsors include, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Consortium of Online Travel, International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association, Kind Traveler, and Man About World.

The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show will take place on February 18th and 19th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The show opens at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for travel professionals; the public can attend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Attendees can purchase single-day and two-day tickets online now for the discounted rate of $11/$18 with promo code: LAPR 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 event information, visit https://travelshows.com/shows/los-angeles/.

About Unicomm, LLC and the Travel & Adventure Show Series
UNICOMM LLC is an independent business-to-business communications company specializing in originating and managing world-class trade shows and conferences. Unicomm's properties include the nation's largest and longest running series of travel events, the Travel & Adventure Show in Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco/Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Philadelphia and Dallas.