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Is travel an integral part of your life? 

Then the New York Travel Festival is for you.

Whether you’re a travel industry professional  (or would like to be), content creator or just someone who loves to travel,  NY Trav Fest is a place where you will feel welcome.



The New York Travel Festival is proud to work with American Friends of the Phelophepa Train to help further their goal of bringing modern medicine to rural areas in South Africa.

Whether it’s $10, $25, or a larger amount, we hope you contribute to their noble endeavor.


Saturday, April 18:

Travel Unity Summit

Focusing on how to bring under-represented groups further into tourism as industry and consumers.

Travel 2.0 @ #NYTF

Learn about the latest travel startups and grow your new travel business.

Experts' Corner

One-on-one meetings with experts from across the world of travel.

Saturday Cocktail Hour — 6-8 PM @ W83

sponsored by Urban Adventures

Join us for craft cocktails, unconventional networking, and some sweet prizes.

Sunday, April 19:


Sessions on finding a job in the travel industry, becoming a (better) travel content creator, and career break travel.

Career Networking

One-on-one meetings with representatives from a variety of companies, for those looking for a career change into or within travel.

Inspiring Speakers

Stories from folks who travel in ways you’ve never thought of, to places you never knew you wanted to go.

More info for:


People in Career Transition


Bronze Sponsors


Standard Sponsors

 Networking Partners


Media Partners

Latest News

The 2015 New York Travel Festival is proud to announce its collaboration with American Friends of the Phelophepa Train, the US chapter of this vital health care charity in South Africa. The Phelophepa Train, also known as the “Train of Hope,” is a series of mobile health care clinics aboard two [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Turnstile tours by Randy Duchaine
Photo by Randy Duchaine In timing with the New York Travel Festival, Turnstile Tours and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 will be hosting their “Making It In NYC: Inside Industry Tour” on Friday, April 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Advance registration [...]
Sun, Apr 12, 2015
Attending the NY Trav Fest this year? Love to promote local travel in NYC? Love to eat amazing local foods? Take the Kortlist Challenge between now and the start of NYTF, and become eligible to win a pair of tickets to Queens Taste 2015! All you have to do is: Download Kortlist [...]
Fri, Apr 10, 2015
The New York Travel Festival would like to congratulate Ian O'Sullivan, founder of Alternative Escapes, for being invited to compete in Bhutan's 2015 Tour of the Dragon – known as “The World's Hardest Single Day Bike Race”. The Tour of the Dragon, in its sixth year, is a 166.5-mile bike race [...]
Wed, Apr 08, 2015
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