ADVISORY, Feb. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The New York Times Travel Show will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to kick off their ninth annual travel show being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City March 2-4th.
In honor of the occasion, Richard Colandrea, Executive Director, Advertising, The New York Times, will ring the Opening Bell. Guests will include Lisa Durocher, senior vice president and general manager, American Express Travel; Ebru Ejder, director of Turkish Culture and Tourist Office in New York; Doug Duda, A&E International Network's "The Well-Seasoned Traveler"; Judith Klinger, Aroma Cucina culinary programs; and Francine Segan, author of "Dolci" and "Opera Lovers Cookbook."
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, February 24, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About The New York Times Travel Show:
The ninth annual New York Times Travel Show will be held March 2 – 4 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Travel Show will feature nearly 500 exhibitors representing over 150 countries focusing on travel destinations, packages and special offers, as well as tour operators, cruise lines and live entertainment for the whole family. American Express has once again signed on to be the presenting sponsor of The New York Times Travel Show through 2014. As a founding sponsor, American Express has participated in the Travel Show since its inception. The Travel Show will take place in the main hall located on the south side of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The New York Times Travel Show is the largest consumer and trade travel event of its kind in the U.S. featuring different regions of the world including Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Mexico and the United States. The show features discounts and entertainment for families, singles, couples and seniors, including exclusive travel discounts from nearly 500 sponsors and exhibitors; international dance and live music performances; travel seminars with experts including Arthur and Pauline Frommer, Samantha Brown, Patricia Schultz, Julia Dimon and journalists from The New York Times Travel section and T Magazine's Travel issue; international food and wine tastings; opportunities to win a Caribbean hotel stay at the CHTA Education Foundation Silent Charity Auction; and book signings with leading travel authors. The 2012 Travel Show will begin with a trade day for industry professionals on March 2, offering targeted conferences. The exhibit hall will also be open for exclusive viewing by travel trade professionals, followed by an industry reception on the exhibit floor. For advance ticket purchase and a list of exhibitors please visit www.nytimes.com/travelshow. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 1 877 779-3210.
About The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading global multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, About.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.
About American Express Travel
American Express entered the travel agency business in 1915 and today operates one of the world's largest travel agency networks in more than 140 countries worldwide. www.AmexTravel.com
About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at www.americanexpress.com and connect with us on www.facebook.com/americanexpress, www.twitter.com/americanexpress and www.youtube.com/americanexpress.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/#!/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).