Travel & Adventure Show returns to the District, March 7 & 8

Providing information and special deals on thousands of vacation options, the Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show returns from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 8 to the Walter Washington Convention Center.

Special guest at this year’s show include CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg; travel authors Patricia Schultz, Paul Theroux and Rudy Maxx; Frommer’s Guide’s publisher Pauline Frommer; and television travel host Kellee Edwards.

At the Travel & Adventure Show, you will have the chance to meet one-on-one with representatives from the top travel brands in the world. What’s more, each of these representatives are there to help plan, personalize and book the right trip, at the price,” said John Golicz, CEO of Unicomm, LLC, the producer of the Travel & Adventure Show Series.

Travel experts from destinations around the world — from Switzerland and South Africa, to China and the Cook Islands — will be on hand to speak with show attendees.. Admission also includes access to dozens of educational and culturally focused sessions on multiple stages located on the show floor, along with hands-on family-friendly activities.

On the Savvy Traveler Theater stage, visitors will interact with travel experts on subjects ranging from packing and travel technology, budget travel hacks and what to do if disaster strikes while traveling.

On the Destination Theater stage, travelers will receive destination-specific information from local experts containing details on when to go, how to get there, what to see and off the beaten path attractions from destinations like Alaska, Switzerland, and the Cook Islands.

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.

In addition, the US Department of State and Passport Agency will be accepting new passport applications, renewing passports and taking passport photos on site; and the Global Entry Program will be taking appointments.

Adult tickets to the Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show  are are available for purchase online starting at $11 for a single day admission and $18 for two-day admission.  Children aged 16 and younger are free with an accompanying adult.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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