24 January 2020

AdventureConnect New York Times Travel Show 2020

New York Times Travel Show
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

Join us at the 2020 New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS) for an AdventureConnect social event immediately following the Focus on Adventure session entitled “Adventure tourism. A source for good?” In this session Russell Walters will offer insights from a recent ATTA report “Shaping The Future of Adventure and Cultural Travel.” A moderated discussion with a small group of specially invited industry experts will follow, featuring current examples of how adventure travel businesses and destinations are using adventure to bring positive outcomes to their clients and the communities they visit. Focus on Adventure Panel Kimberly Daley, President & CEO, MT Sobek Andrea Ross, Managing Director, Wild Frontiers Helen Usher, Director, Animondial Karl Egloff, Director, Travel at World Wildlife Fund Immediately following the session, ATTA along with Tourism Australia, invites all travel professionals with an interest in adventure, nature, and cultural tourism to gather in this casual networking atmosphere. This is typically one of our most well-attended AdventureConnect gatherings of the year and provides a great space for productive and casual networking. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win a GRAYL personal water purifier and a special prize from Tourism Australia.  
As a part of the ATTA’s overarching mission to serve as the hub and facilitator for responsible, profitable adventure travel businesses, destinations and media, AdventureConnect events offer our vibrant communities a chance to connect, network and grow. These events are hosted locally in destinations or conferences where the adventure travel community naturally gathers. AdventureConnects range from casual networking to group outings to structured peer-to-peer or educational roundtables. Access the full AdventureConnect event calendar for events near you.