Seminars - 2012

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Samantha Brown
Travel Channel Host
Passport Series

Join Samantha Brown as she unveils some of her favorite and most interesting destinations she has visited over the years. Bring your questions!  Meet and Greet immediately following each presentation.

Pauline Frommer
Travel Writer
Frommer's Travel Guides
Creator of
Pauline Frommer Guidebooks

Hear from travel royalty, Pauline Frommer, as she shares her tips on exciting places to visit – some that you may not have considered – as well as ways to save money, and times when you should splurge. Book signing to follow each presentation.

Patricia Schultz
Best-selling Author,
1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Meet Patricia Schultz, best selling author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die series. Patricia will inspire you to travel the world as she shares her many adventures and some of her favorite places to visit - you won't want to miss this presentation!  And stick around after the talk - Patricia will be signing copies of her books.


Planning your next trip? This is the place to be if you want to hear in-depth destination information highlighting all there is to do in a particular region, from culinary to adventure and everything in between. You’ll learn valuable travel tips, things you must do, and things that are off the beaten path. Some of these presentations will even offer prize giveaways – so be sure to spend some time at the Destination Stage.

Destination Africa:
From Safaris to Beaches and
Everything in Between
Moderated by Africa Travel Association

Diverse Asia:
Experiences for Everyone

Moderated by Pacific Asia Travel Association

The Caribbean Experience:
Beyond the Beach
Moderated by Caribbean Tourism Organization

Active and Authentic

Latin America:
The Allure of Central & South America