The Los Angeles Times Travel Show February 21 - 23 2013 is marking 15 years at the Los Angeles Convention Center by kicking off its 2nd Annual Los Angeles Times Trade Day with many of the industry’s top influencers and leaders. Providing all their knowledge to the travel professionals on how to participate in what is forecast to be an 882.3 billion dollar market.
The travel industry continues to drive our nation’s economic recovery, adding 2,300 jobs last month, as reported by the US Travel Association. And with the world communicating using social media and sharing images and blogging about their travel experiences, these numbers will be increasing overtime.
The three-day event (the first day open to the industry only) is also be one of the best ways to reestablish the relationship between the general public, who are back into traveling, with some of the greatest travel locations on earth and their representatives. Consulate General of Sri Lanka V.S. Sidath Kumar Consul / Minister was on hand proposing Sri Lanka as a great location for photographers, adventurers and those who just want to visit one of the most colorful and beautiful countries in the world offering everything from whale-watching to safaris. Information on travel from Kenya, to Anchorage Alaska, will give all those who attend a wide range of travel opportunities. Many of the exhibitors at this year's travel show will be offering chances to win free vacations and for those who want to be adventurous you can even travel on a zip line inside the Convention Center.
The Los Angeles Times Travels Show is $10 for regular admission. Children 16 and under are free, 1 per paid adult admission, (children must be accompanied by an adult). Metro will be offering a three-dollar discount for anyone who shows their Tap Card.