New York Times Travel Show to Showcase Latest Global Travel Trends, Jan 24-26

At the New York Times Travel Show, travelers get a taste of cultures from around the world and meet representatives of destinations and travel companies © Karen Rubin/goingplacesfarandnear.com

NEW YORK—Dubai Tourism, in association with Expo 2020 Dubai, will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 New York Times Travel Show, to be held on January 24-26, 2020 in the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.

Dubai Tourism will offer Travel Show attendees a variety of Dubai-focused programming and incentives during each day of the annual event, including a Dubai Focus on Travel session on Friday, January 24 for the travel trade and a presentation Saturday, January 25 for travelers.

“Together with Expo 2020, being the Presenting Sponsor at such a key show is a testament to how important the U.S. market is to Dubai,” says Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM). “During the New York Times Travel Show, we are looking to engage with new partners and strengthen our relationships within the US travel trade ecosystem and to highlight Dubai’s destination proposition to American travelers.”

“In 2020, Dubai will host the World Expo, one of the biggest events held in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa,” says Sanjive Khosla, Chief Commercial Officer, Expo 2020. “As a co-Presenting-Sponsor with Dubai Tourism, we aim to increase awareness and understanding of Expo 2020 Dubai–the world’s greatest show amongst the U.S. travel audience through The New York Times Travel Show.”

The 2020 New York Times Travel Show–now in its 17th year–will open with a Trade Day exclusively for over 11,000 travel industry professionals and media on Friday, January 26; Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27 will be open to over 23,000 consumer travelers, as well as to travel professionals and media. The three-day showcase will feature global cuisine tastings, cultural performances, travel book signings, one-on-one conversations with travel experts and special discounts and offers for consumers of all ages from over 750 exhibitors.

This year, Travel Show attendees will be able to partake in a variety of offerings related to travel to countless destinations and other program highlights including a Trade Day keynote panel on the state of the travel industry, moderated by James Shillinglaw; expanded Travel Products; an LGBTQ pavilion; a Family Fun stage; and much more.

Dubai Tourism in association with Expo 2020 is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 New York Times Travel Show. Turkish Airlines is a Platinum Sponsor; South African Tourism is a Gold Sponsor; MSC CRUISES, Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board and Greek National Tourism Organization are Silver Sponsors; and I LOVE NY is a Bronze Sponsor.

Travel Industry Association Sponsors include Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), Africa Travel Association (ATA), American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA), Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Cruise Line International Association (CLIA), Destination Wedding & Honeymoon, Specialists Association (DWHSA), European Travel Commission (ETA), Family Travel Association (FTA), International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA), Millennials in Travel (MIT), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA), Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Travel Goods Association (TGA), and U.S. Tour Operators Association (USTOA).

Travel Industry Media Sponsors include, GoNomad, Destination I Do Magazine, Healthy Aging Magazine, Insider Travel Report, ManAboutWorld, Passport Magazine, TAConnect, TravAlliancemedia, and Travel Market Report.

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