PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Feb. 22, 2010) - The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau will be participating in The New York Times Travel Show, Feb. 26 - 28, 2010, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (655 West 34th Street, New York City). St. Maarten and St. Martin will be sharing space for this Travel Show and the delegation will be at booth number #302. People who visit the St. Maarten/St. Martin booth can enter to win a six-day/five-night vacation getaway at The Westin St. Maarten. Additionally, Winair will be awarding four pair of tickets from St. Maarten to St. Barth's or Saba, allowing travelers the opportunity to experience neighboring islands. Winner(s) will be chosen at random and contacted following the show. Hosted in the greatest travel marketplace in the world - New York City - The New York Times Travel Show is acknowledged around the globe as one of the leading consumer and travel trade shows in the U.S. Celebrating its seventh anniversary in 2010, the show will offer a rare opportunity to reach more than 24,000 responsive travelers and travel professionals. The strategic focus of the event will be to encourage consumers to book vacations for a wide variety of trips, taking advantage of the on-site special offers available only during the Travel Show.
The 2010 Travel Show will begin with a Trade Day for industry professionals on Feb. 26 (2 - 7 pm), offering targeted conferences about the Caribbean, cruising, event planning and more. The exhibit hall will also be open for exclusive viewing by travel trade professionals followed by an industry reception on the floor.
The trade show is open to the public at-large Saturday, Feb. 27 (10 am - 6 pm) and Sun. Feb. 28 (10 am - 4 pm). There is a nominal entrance fee for the Travel Show for adults 18 years and older.
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