SOURCE: L.A. Travel & Adventure Show

L.A. Travel & Adventure Show

November 28, 2012 06:00 ET

The 8th Annual Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show™ Returns to the Long Beach Convention Center January 12-13, 2013

Jean-Michel Cousteau, Rick Steves, and The Bachelor's Chris Harrison Among Featured Speakers

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 28, 2012) - California's largest travel show will return to the Long Beach Convention Center on January 12-13, Unicomm has announced. Named as one of Southern California's top 10 trade shows or conventions by BizBash, the 2013 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show™ will feature prominent travel speakers, consumer seminars, interactive family-friendly activities, and industry-focused trade events. Strategically located between L.A. and Orange Counties, the show will include exhibitors from around the globe and is expected to draw record-breaking attendance from Southern California and the surrounding area.

"We're thrilled to be coming back to Los Angeles. Southern Californians have an appetite for travel and adventure, and this show is a great way to experience the world in one day through the eyes of well-traveled speakers and the thousands of experts who represent fantastic destinations all around the world," said Unicomm CEO John Golicz.

Among the featured speakers is Rick Steves, host and writer of the popular public television series Rick Steves' Europe, explorer, environmentalist, and Emmy-award winning film producer Jean-Michel Cousteau, Chris Harrison, longtime host of ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Pauline Frommer, award-winning travel writer of, and Richard Wiese, host of ABC's Born to Explore. Other speakers include Patricia Schultz, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS News, and many others.

Additionally, over 400 exhibitors representing some of the world's most attractive destinations will attend, including Japan, Turkey, Indonesia, Africa, the Caribbean, Tourism Fiji, Yosemite, Utah and Alaska, all offering exclusive specials and trip giveaways. Guests of all ages can enjoy a variety of interactive activities including a zip line, rock climbing wall, culinary demonstration stage, and the perennial crowd favorite, bubble runners.

The 2013 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show™ will take place January 12-13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802. Tickets are available online for $9 with Promo Code "LAPR" or at the door for $12. Children under 16 years old are free. For tickets and event information, visit, email, or call 203-878-2577.

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