International Travel Show Of 2022 Expands Its Exhibitor Pipeline
There is a growing sense of anticipation for the International Travel Showthis year, which is drawing a large number of players from the travelindustry who are coming to display their wares and innovations on the exhibition floor.
At the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, the International Travel Show will celebrate "The Future of Travel" from Friday, October 28, to Sunday, October 30, 2022.
The travel industry and media will have access to exclusive sessions on the first day of the three-day event, which will then be open to the public for the following two days. A headline session for travel trade day will be a panel discussion on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism from high-level topic experts who have been leading major initiatives to mitigate the negative impact of travel on the planet.
These high-level topic experts include Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism for Jamaica; Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Group; Shannon Guihan - Chief Sustainability Officer & Head of TreadRight-The Travel Corporation; and Asta Lassesen, CEO of Hurtigruten Expedition.
The following are examples of major players in the travel industry that will be participating in the International Travel Show with exhibits that are interactive, entertaining, and informative:
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, which is run by a family and is recognized as an international benchmark for environmentally responsible tourism, provides unforgettable experiences at more than 100 properties located in the best locations around the world.
Sandos Hotels & Resorts is an all-inclusive hotel chain with properties in Spain and Mexico. In order to lessen its impact on the environment, the company aims to be distinctive and draws on widespread community practices that make efficient use of energy and natural resources.
The all-inclusive, low-carbon tourism that Palace Resorts provides at its nine properties in Mexico goes well beyond the concept of sustainability. As recently bestowed accolades from TripAdvisor and a Readers' Choice award from Condé Nast Traveler attest, the adults-only Le Blanc Spa Resorts in Cancun and Los Cabos are destinations not to be missed.
MSC Cruises, the world's third-largest cruise line, is the market leader in many regions, including Europe, South America, the Gulf, and Southern Africa, and has a strong presence in the Caribbean, North America, and the Far East.
Celebrity Cruises strives to impress by offering the best vacations possible and opening the world to improve people's lives while inspiring others to do the same. Royal Caribbean International, known for driving innovation at sea, has been redefining cruise vacationing for more than 50 years and continues to proudly push the envelope.
Viking, the world's leading small ship travel company, offers river, ocean, and expedition voyages on every continent and has received over 250 awards, including Travel + Leisure's "World's Best" in 2022 and Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice in 2021.
Australia-based Aurora Expeditions has been a leader and innovator in a competitive travel genre for 30 years, earning a World Travel Award for "World's Leading Polar Expedition." The Travel Corporation offers once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences through a family of 40 award-winning travel and hospitality brands in 70 countries around the world.
Secret Italia Tours is a family-owned boutique tour company that offers small group and private tours throughout Italy and Europe, as well as gulet cruises and custom itineraries. Treks, expeditions, canyoning, culture tours, Shaman tours, and trips to Tibet, Bhutan, and Ladakh in India are all organized by the Travel Bureau of Nepal.
I Love New York (ILNY) is proud to be a sponsor of the travel show and to present and support New York destinations. The Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council, which offers hiking, biking, wine tasting, and more; and locations nestled in the Catskills, such as the Sullivan County Visitors Association, which was named one of the best small towns to visit in 2022 for hiking, boutique hotels, and breweries by Travel + Leisure.
With Visit Tampa Bay, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Visit Central Florida, which promotes Polk County, Florida will be all over the International Travel Show, working to drive tourism to the Sunshine State. Sweet Home Alabama is an effort by the Alabama Tourism Department to promote the state on a national and international scale.
Across the Hudson, the New Jersey Division of Travel & Tourism ensures that the Garden State is inundated with visitors, vacationers, and tour groups. Visit Estonia, a small country with over 2,000 islands and Tallinn, its capital, as the best-preserved medieval city in Northern Europe, represents a small country that can make a big impression on travelers.
At the International Travel Show, the Caribbean will be well-represented. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism communicates for all of the destination's inhabited islands (nearly 30 in total).
St. Martin and St. Maarten will promote the many one-of-a-kind, diverse, and welcoming experiences that await visitors to "the Friendly Island" in the northeast Caribbean Sea. The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism is working to establish the islands as a premier island destination by providing unique and diverse experiences that enrich the lives of residents and visitors.
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board has a lot to say about its beautiful seaside islands, such as Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke. The Jamaica Tourist Board is positioning the island nation as the region's premier tourist destination.
Tourism Malaysia, a melting pot of cultures offering urban exploration in one of its major cities, relaxation on the beaches, hiking in Borneo, or scuba diving around one of its 800+ islands, represents Asia. And the name Wonderful Indonesia says it all, with a commitment to promote destinations across an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, as well as a plethora of experiences for local and international visitors to partake in between them.
There are really a lot to be excited about the said show. The event will feature lively presentations, exhibits, and cultural performances from global destinations, cruise lines, hotels, travel products, and services to entice and inform consumers, travel trade, and media alike.