Show Dates

Friday | February 7
4:00P – 5:30P (trade only)
5:30P – 8:00P (open to all)

Saturday | February 8
10:00A – 6:00P

Sunday | February 9
10:00A – 4:00P

Official Bookstore

Cultural Stage

Presenters & schedule subject to change.

Saturday, January 19

  • 10:30am

    1,000 Places To See Before You Die: 15th Anniversary

    Patricia Schultz, author of the best-selling travel bible 1,000 Places To See Before You Die, takes you around the world, continent by continent, with a mix of history, interesting and helpful facts, personal anecdotes and beautiful photography – from the fjords of Norway to the shrines and temples of Kyoto and the souks of Marrakesh.

    Signing follows at on-site bookstore.

  • 11:00am

    Not Just Any Cruise – Presented by MSC Cruises

    Come learn about MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest growing cruise line. With the industry’s youngest fleet of innovative ships, a multi-cultural onboard experience and countless itinerary options, come learn why this is “Not Just Any Cruise”!

  • 12:00pm

    Anthony Melchiorri – Impossible Hotels and Extreme Travel

    As host of the Travel Channel program “Hotel Impossible”, Anthony Melchiorri is direct, honest and committed to excellence. By enabling people to take ownership of their issues, he empowers them to make decisions that make their work and lives more meaningful. Come listen as Anthony relates about his work on the TV series, as well as his extensive travels around the world.

    Autographs follow at on-site bookstore.

  • 1:00pm

    Step Aboard the Galapagos Islands, Celebrity Flora

    Learn about the delicate biodiversity and beauty of the Galapagos Islands on board the new Celebrity FloraSM sailing May 2019. Walk through each space, see our innovative outward facing concept, and learn about the long list of innovations this ship brings to the islands. Celebrity Flora offers the largest and most luxurious accommodations in the Galapagos Islands. In fact, every stateroom on board is a suite that includes an unrivaled array of indulgent design features, services, and amenities. On Celebrity Flora unwinding after a day of adventures in the islands easier than ever.

  • 1:30pm

    Norwegian Cruise Lines – The Most Inclusive Cruise Experience from the Northeast

    Norwegian offers a variety of cruises from Boston and New York to the Bahamas & Florida, Bermuda, Canada & New England, The Caribbean and the Panama Canal. Matthew Gouthro will show you how to customize your cruise and create the ultimate vacation experience with the “Free At Sea” promotion, offering up to six free choices including Free Unlimited Open Bar and Free Specialty Dining.

  • 2:00pm

    Balkans in 2 Weeks – Presented by Tucan Travel

    Join Tucan Travel as we circle the beautiful Balkan states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Croatia. Visit four UNESCO sites including the Stari Most Bridge and take a boat ride around Matka Canyon. Discover tranquil lakes, ancient citadels and lively towns on this circuit adventure.

  • 2:30pm

    Star Clippers Authentic Sailing Adventures – Presented by Cruise Planners

    Star Clippers offers authentic tall-ship sailing adventures to the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Southeast Asia. Join Jeri Hamilton to learn why Star Clippers is a different and unique experience unlike any other and how you can get off-the-beaten-path to hidden ports and coves not accessible by big ships. Star Clippers ships are small and intimate, carrying 170 to 227 guests in casual, relaxed elegance.

  • 3:30pm

    Ecuador & Galapagos Islands by Metropolitan Touring

    Come explore the amazing country of Ecuador and its stunning Galapagos Islands. Francisco Dousdebes, Galapagos connoisseur since 1986, will make it easy to understand what it takes to get there, the time needed to explore, and all the things you can do. Our experts will lead you in the right direction, making your trip a total success right from the start. Find some inspiration with us, and get to know all the basics of this bucket-list destination.

  • 4:00pm

    A Musical Tour of Native America – Presented by Foxwoods

    Stories and musical characteristics take center stage through an entertaining and educational performance presented by Chris Newell with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Chris will provide live samples of Native music from across the United States, breaking down rhythm and song styles of non-ceremonial music in a way that is translatable to everyone.

  • 4:30pm

    Three Carousels, Two Submarines, and One Great Beach: New England's Top 100 National Historic Landmarks

    New England’s concentration of National Historic Landmarks makes for perfect roadtrips or even Sunday drives. And the destinations turn out to be much more than old houses once owned by someone famous. Each has a compelling story to tell. Authors Patricia Harris and David Lyon have gleaned the best of the nearly 400 landmarks in the region. Today they’ll give you a tantalizing taste of some of the most surprising. The authors have written more than a dozen travel and food books about New England and are frequent contributors to the Boston Globe. Their online home is HungryTravelers.com. Follow them on Instagram and Twitter: @hungrytravelers.

Sunday, January 20

  • 10:30am

    The Azores – From Boston to Europe in Just 4 Hours

    It’s time to start a new adventure in the Azores – nine spectacular volcanic islands surrounded by the Atlantic and only four hours from Logan Airport. Learn how the Azores – considered part of Europe – offer more than 500 years of history, mild climate, dozens of restaurants, new 4- and 5-star hotels and inns, fascinating fresh local cuisine, and art galleries featuring local artists, not to mention sapphire blue and emerald green lakes, fertile prairies, and colorful hydrangeas and azaleas. Truly, the Azores are unlike anywhere else on earth.

  • 11:00am

    Viking River Cruises – Presented by Cruise Planners

    Explore the world with Viking Cruises, the World’s Leading River Cruise Line. Donna Nightingale shares why Viking’s intimate, inclusive cruise itineraries are designed to help you explore and engage with your destination through its food, culture, countryside and customs.

  • 11:30am

    A Musical Tour of Native America – Presented by Foxwoods

    Stories and musical characteristics take center stage through an entertaining and educational performance presented by Chris Newell with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Chris will provide live samples of Native music from across the United States, breaking down rhythm and song styles of non-ceremonial music in a way that is translatable to everyone.

  • 12:00pm

    The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

    Author Rosemary Mosco delves into the world’s most astonishing and curious off-the-beaten path locations — highlighted just for kids! From the secret apartment Gustave Eiffel built high atop the Eiffel Tower, to the spectacular New Zealand caves lit by glowworms, to the World’s Quietest Room, Rosemary will discuss some of the most strange, surprising bucket-list travel destinations that evoke a sense of wonder.

    Book signings follow at on-site bookstore.

  • 1:00pm

    Not Just Any Cruise – Presented by MSC Cruises

    Come learn about MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest growing cruise line. With the industry’s youngest fleet of innovative ships, a multi-cultural onboard experience and countless itinerary options, come learn why this is “Not Just Any Cruise”!

  • 1:30pm

    LGBTQ Travel: Hot Destinations, Cool Events & Unforgettable Experiences

    ManAboutWorld’s Ed Salvato, the world’s leading LGBTQ travel expert, will highlight new cruises and tours, not-to-miss events and up-and-coming hot spots around the world. Ed has visited six continents and over 75 countries as an out gay traveler. He’s also written for all the leading LGBTQ travel publications and is the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs’ LGBTQ travel expert, so bring your travel questions!