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Travel & Adventure Show returns to Bay area

March 08
22:07 2016

IMG_8027-WEBFREMONT, CA: Looking for a special resort in Fiji, or perhaps you’re planning a safari in East or South Africa, to explore the rich heritage and culture of South Asia. The 2016 SF/Bay Area Travel and Adventure show is a one-stop shop for all travel enthusiasts. In just one day you can dream, plan and book your next vacation.

The 2016 SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show, part of the No. 1 travel show series in the U.S., returned to the Santa Clara Convention Center on March 5-6, with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, travel industry experts, global performers and renowned chefs.

The event witnessed over 15,000 plus travel aficionados who converged on the Santa Clara Convention Center, for a once a year opportunity to mingle with over 250 U.S. and Worldwide destination tourism offices, tour operators, cruise lines, hotels/resorts, and other travel-related products and services.

Tourism Fiji, Wonderful Indonesia, Taiwan, Rick Steves’ Europe and the Yosemite Experience pavilion were the major and supporting sponsors for 2016 event. Fiji holidays are the experience of a lifetime and your chance to escape to a world without stress. Fiji is renowned for its stunning beaches, beautiful warm climate, and its unique relaxed island atmosphere.

Presenting the adrenaline pumping adventure opportunities available across the Indonesian Archipelago, the Wonderful Indonesia Booth highlighted Indonesia’s diverse wildlife adventures, people and cultures, and culinary attractions by showcasing traditional dances, beverages, as well as food from across the archipelago.

The island of Taiwan is any tourist’s dream. From the historical buildings and pagodas to busy markets, museums, parks and religious sites aren’t an eyeful. You have the nature in all its bounty with mountains, lakes, beaches and theme parks. To top it all the annual Taiwan Lantern Festival attracts thousands of tourists all clicking away the illuminated streets.

Incredible India, the tourism arm of Ministry of Tourism also participated in this event and showcased the rich travel opportunities, which India has to offer to the World. India travel tourism has grown rapidly with a great influx of tourists from all across the globe who have been irresistibly attracted to the rich culture, heritage, and incredible natural beauty of India.

India with its foggy hill stations, captivating beaches, historical monuments, golden deserts, serene backwaters, pilgrimage sites, rich wildlife, and colorful fairs captures the heart of every tourist. In addition, a variety of festivals, lively markets, vibrant lifestyle, and traditional Indian hospitality, will make your experience as an India tourist truly unforgettable.

The 2016 SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show also featured the following keynote speakers: Rick Steves, chief executive officer of “Rick Steves’ Europe,” guidebook author, PBS travel host and America’s leading authority on European travel; Samantha Brown, Travel Channel host; Pauline Frommer, editorial director of the Frommer Guides and publisher of; Doug McConnell, host of “OpenRoad” on NBC Bay Area and former host of the legendary, “Bay Area Backroads,” the longest-running television series in Bay Area broadcast history.

Vidya Sethuraman
India Post News Service



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