Join EDGE at New York Times Travel Show

Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

If you’re looking to discover your next great getaway, look no further than the New York Times Travel Show, Feb. 28 - Mar. 2. Gathering more than 500 destinations from around the world, travel tips, live demonstrations and performances, the travel show is the go-to convention to connect with experts from around the world.

Join EDGE Media Network’s national travel editor Matthew Wexler for a seminar about Northeast getaways, where he’ll offer LGBT-specific tips. The session will be moderated by offMetro’s founder Lauren Matison and also feature Budget Travel’s editor Robert Firpo-Cappiello, City Weekends author Alison Lowenstein, New York Times travel writer Brendan Spiegel.

March 2
11 a.m.
Jacob Javits Center, Seminiar Room 4

Use code OFFM14 to get 2 tickets for the price of 1.
CLICK HERE for tickets.

Plan Your Visit

With a full weekend packed with activities, EDGE offers some insider tips on some of the most interesting events and not-to-miss giveaway opportunities:

Friday, Feb. 28
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
LGBT Travel
Join this interactive and informative panel with leading experts in gay, lesbian and LGBT family travel. ManAboutWorld’s Ed Salvato leads a very well-traveled group, who collectively have been on all seven continents and over 100 countries as out gay and lesbian travelers, in a lively discussion.

They will discuss new cruises and tours, not-to-miss events and up-and-coming hot spots around the world. We are fortunate to be joined by a representative of the State Department, whose efforts to protect and inform LGBT travelers is unmatched on the globe. Come with your travel questions.

Panelists: Derek Hartley, Sirius OutQ; Kelli Carpenter, R Family Vacations; Joe Pedro, Passport Magazine; and Brenda Sprague, U.S. Department of State.

2:30 - 3:15 p.m will have 3 offers for NYT Travel Show attendees:

  • CRUISE GIVEAWAY: Enter to win a 7-night cruise for two. You decide the cruise line and destination!.
  • Book 7-nights or longer on Norwegian Cruise Line and enjoy up to $150 onboard credit per stateroom.
  • Seven for 7: Receive a complimentary 7-night stay at an exclusive 5-star resort in Mexico when you book a 7-night cruise with

    Saturday, March 1
    2 - 2:30 p.m.
    Cooking Demonstration by Celebrity Chef Anne Burrell
    Taste what Food Network star and world traveler Chef Anne Burrell is cooking up from her new book, "Own Your Kitchen."

    Sunday, March 2
    2 - 2:45 p.m.
    Meet the Experts
    Join EDGE’s national travel editor Matthew Wexler at the "Meet the Experts" area for insider tips and recommendations for your next LGBT-friendly vacation.

    CLICK HERE for tickets.


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