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Join EDGE at New York Times Travel Show

Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
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Join EDGE’s travel editor Matthew Wexler at this year’s New York Times Travel Show.
Join EDGE’s travel editor Matthew Wexler at this year’s New York Times Travel Show.  (Source:Matthew Wexler)

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.


Discover Northeast getaways on Sunday, March 2, 11 a.m.  (Source:Matthew Wexler)

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
Onboard.com 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 Onboard.com.

    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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