Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 10 AM – 6 PM
NYCB LIVE Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Uniondale
Saturday, February 23, 2019
10 AM – 6 PM
NYCB LIVE Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Cultural Stage

Presenters & schedule subject to change.

  • 10:30am

    Discover American’s National Parks with AAA Member Choice Vacations®

    Speaker: Brian Calame

    Get to know the hidden gems and jaw-dropping scenery of American’s National Parks. With nearly 100 national parks spanning North America, there is a destination for every traveler. Spread throughout deserts and forests, boasting stunning scenery and geological wonders, national parks receive over 275 million visitors every year in the United States alone. Come learn what North America has to offer and discover show-only tour savings and exclusive AAA member benefits.

  • 11:00am

    1,000 Places to See Before You Die: 15th Anniversary

    Patricia Schultz, author of the best-selling travel bible 1,000 Places To See Before You Die, takes you around the world by sharing a few of her favorite destinations, continent by continent. Dipping into the book’s rich and varied collection of attractions, the author shares history, interesting facts, and beautiful photography that help illustrate some of the globe’s countless treasures – from the fjords of Norway to Patagonia’s dazzling glaciers to the Sing Sing Festival in Papua New Guinea. Book signings follow at on-site Bookstore.

  • 12:00pm

    Routes & Roots: How to plan a trip back to the land of your Ancestry

    Travel journalist Valarie D’Elia will share her inspiring story of returning to her family’s Italian village and reveal tips and tricks for planning a DNA vacation of your own.

    Panelist: 
    Jennifer A. Davis
    Director of Development and Membership
    New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

  • 1:00pm

    Celebrity Cruises: Cruising for Foodies

    Speaker: Nick Gordon

    Celebrity Cruises is proud to present our partnership with Fine Cooking magazine and their Emmy® Award nominated PBS series, Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking. Step aboard and experience our exclusive cruises where you’ll get to vacation with talented chefs from the show, enjoy dishes designed by the chefs, participate in cooking classes, interactive cooking demonstrations, and much more. Your culinary cruise experience awaits, learn about this experience and more with Celebrity Cruises.

  • 1:25pm

    Cruising for the Whole Family with Royal Caribbean

    Speaker: Mike Artz

    There’s an incredible world out there waiting to be explored – and some things are best shared together. Only Royal Caribbean offers families a collection of complimentary first-at-sea experiences that challenge all limitations, along with signature favorites that delight all ages. And opening May 2019, Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas is unlike any island you’ve ever been to. That’s because it’s a private island exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests — and expressly designed to redefine what you can do in a day. Learn about this one-of-a-kind destination and more!

  • 1:50pm

    Erica Marcus Interviews Chef David Burke

  • 2:15pm

    Club Adventures: Introducing Small Group Adventure Travel

    Speaker: Dan Campbell

    Have you ever dreamed of embarking on an African safari? How about cycling through the Tuscan countryside or walking among the canopy of the Amazon jungle? Introducing Club Adventures powered by AAA Exclusive Vacations®. With Club Adventures, you have a backstage pass to your dream destination backed by a trusted brand. With Local Leaders guiding the way and never more than 16 travelers per tour, you go deeper, get closer and discover what adventure means to you. Experience the Club Adventures difference!

  • 3:00pm

    Discover Long Island

    Discover Long Island hosts a panel of destination experts taking a deeper look into the region’s unparalleled abundance including natural assets, vibrant downtowns, cultural attractions and historical attributes.

  • 3:30pm

    Food Frenzy from Around the World

    When you’re traveling abroad, where are the “go to” places to eat?
    Are there foods you should avoid in certain regions and others not to miss?

    Join the Newsday food team for a “Food Frenzy from Around the World” to hear about the must visit places and must try cuisines from some of the most popular travel destinations.

  • 4:00pm

    Don't Call Me a Tourist: Creating An Authentic Travel Experience

    More people are seeking authenticity when they travel. Robert Rose, producer and host of Raw Travel TV, will showcase a variety of ways that travelers can have authentic and satisfying experiences when traveling, including voluntourism and getting off the beaten track.

  • 4:30pm

    All-Inclusive Vacations with Pleasant Holidays

    Speaker: Sandals Resorts

    Come experience the very pinnacle of luxurious all-inclusive Caribbean vacations at Sandals Resorts. Enjoy premier accommodations such as the Caribbean’s first Over-the-Water Villas, unlimited gourmet dining and every land and water sport – including complimentary green fees at our golf resorts and PADI® certified scuba diving at most resorts. If you are planning a wedding, Sandals is the leader in Caribbean destination weddings and honeymoon packages. Discover all-inclusive luxury with Sandals and Pleasant Holidays!

  • 5:00pm

    Cruising from New York with Norwegian Cruise Line

    Speaker: Lori Innamorata

    New ships. New experiences. No air travel required. Cruise from the city that never sleeps and wake up to sandy beaches down south. Treat yourself to some tropical hustle and bustle on a cruise from New York on board Norwegian Cruise Line’s, Norwegian Gem or Norwegian Escape. Enjoy some sun in The Caribbean, Bahamas & Florida, or Bermuda. Learn about our Free At Sea promotion – where you chose up to 6 free amenities. Bid the Big Apple adieu on your way to the next big thing with Norwegian Cruise Line.

  • 5:30pm

    Italian Exploration with Trafalgar

    Speaker: Trafalgar

    Welcome to the land of double-cheek kisses, Prada and espresso, where pizza reigns supreme and the history books come to life. A country with as many landscapes as it has gelato flavors, expect dramatic mountains, glittering seas, verdant vineyards and ancient metropolises – all in one unforgettable tour. Learn about Italy’s captivating landscapes, culture, and the mouth-watering flavors that have inspired its residents to coin the phrase: “First we eat, then we do everything else…” Come discover the many Italian tour experiences, and exclusive show-only savings, with Trafalgar.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
10 AM – 6 PM

Held at:Uniondale, NY

Special discounts are available: