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Exploring the Travel and Vacation Show at Shaw Centre

Published on April 23, 2024

For those who dream of far-off destinations, crave new adventures, or simply love immersing themselves in different cultures, the annual Travel and Vacation Show is an absolute must-attend event.

This year, on April 6th and 7th, the Shaw Centre was buzzing with excitement as the 27th edition of the Travel and Vacation Show unfolded.


For 10 years, the Shaw Centre has been the proud host of this event, bringing together travel enthusiasts, industry professionals, and exhibitors from around the globe. This year was no exception, with more than 150 exhibitor booths showcasing everything from exotic destinations to local treasures

As attendees entered Canada Hall, they were greeted by the sounds of Cuban music drifting from the Caribbean booths, setting the tone for an exciting journey ahead. Performers entertained travel enthusiasts while exhibitors tantalized taste buds with samples of traditional cuisine from their respective countries.

One of the highlights of the show was the opportunity to explore over 60 international destinations and more than 40 Canadian exhibits, including representations from Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, and the Northwest Territories. From the sun-kissed beaches of the Caribbean to the majestic landscapes of Africa, there was something for every type of traveler.

Visitors had the chance to interact with representatives from tour companies, tourist boards, resorts, cruise lines, and adventure vacation destinations, gaining valuable insights and personalized recommendations. Whether you were seeking a cultural immersion in Europe, a tropical getaway, an adventurous expedition in Asia, or a safari in Africa, the Travel and Vacation Show had it all, conveniently gathered under one roof.

With an anticipated turnout of approximately 17,000 visitors throughout the weekend, the Travel and Vacation Show became more than just a celebration of wanderlust. It stood as a testament to the enduring spirit of the travel industry. Amidst various challenges, the event served as a powerful reminder that the world remains ripe for exploration, beckoning adventurers to embark on their next journey.

As the curtains close on another successful Travel and Vacation Show, attendees depart with hearts full of inspiration, minds buzzing with possibilities, and a renewed sense of adventure. Until next year, when we gather once again to explore the world together under one roof. Bon voyage!