The 9th Annual San Francisco/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show Brings Top Travel Experts and Thousands of Vacation Options to the Santa Clara Convention Center, March 23-24

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Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves’ Europe and Travel with Rick Steves, joins Cheryl Strayed, Patricia Schultz, Peter Greenberg and Johnny Jet in a lineup that features Top Travel Celebrities

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You’ll learn from and be inspired by top celebrity travel experts and be immersed in cultures from around the globe. This is America’s Favorite Travel Show for a reason and if you love to travel, it cannot be missed.

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 9th annual San Francisco/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show.

Taking place March 23 and 24, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, travel enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of travel experts from around the world. Experts will be on hand to help attendees dream, personalize and book their next trip.

From Switzerland to Arizona, to Mexico to the Caribbean, attendees will 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 four stages located on the show floor, along with hands-on activities fit for the whole family.

“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 on-hand to help you plan, personalize and book the trip that’s right for you, at the price that you can’t find anywhere else,” said John Golicz, CEO of Unicomm, LLC, the producer of the Travel & Adventure Show Series. “You’ll learn from and be inspired by top celebrity travel experts and be immersed in cultures from around the globe. This is America’s Favorite Travel Show for a reason and if you love to travel, it cannot be missed.”

One of the many highlights of the San Francisco/Bay Area 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 800 seat Travel Theater you’ll meet:

  • Cheryl Strayed, Author, New York Times Best Selling Memior “Wild”
  • Rick Steves, Travel Writer, Host of Rick Steves’ Europe and Travel with Rick Steves
  • Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter and Producer and CBS News Travel Editor
  • Patricia Schultz, Author of the New York Times Bestseller “1,000 Places to See Before You Die”
  • 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, Arizona, Switzerland, and Fiji, among others.

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 San Francisco/Bay Area 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 Arizona Green Screen and even take part in the Yosemite Virtual Reality Activity Pavilion.

The travel show will also feature the U.S. Passport and Global Entry acceptance events, where the Passport Agency will be accepting new passport applications and passport renewals. In addition to passport acceptance, this area will also feature CBP Global Entry Program appointments, taking place right on the show floor. You can find out all the details about the passport application requirements at https://travel.state.gov/passports.

MSC Cruises, Switzerland Tourism are the event’s Major Sponsors, while Rick Steves’ Europe and Discover Yosemite are Contributing Sponsors.

The San Francisco/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show will take place on March 23rd and 24th at the Santa Clara 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 11 a.m. to 4 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: SCPR19 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 http://travelshows.com/san-francisco-bay-area.

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, Dallas and Boston, which is new in 2019.

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