By Punch Correspondent Zoraida Rodriguez-Keeton
Media was invited to enjoy an exclusive preview of the 9th Annual DC Travel & Adventure Show today Friday, March 8. The preview offered just a hint of the thrills and excitement visitors to the show will experience during regular show hours at the Washington Convention Center on March 9 and 10. The preview delivered on its promise: this year’s Show promises to be a standout and is surely worth the $15 entry fee at the door.
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Come join the fun this weekend and enjoy the following features:
Scuba lessons: Enjoy free scuba lessons in the 4-feet-deep, 18,000- gallon scuba pool and even play with an underwater scooter and MP3 Players, all under the supervision of a certified diving instructor. Beadiver.com provides the wetsuits, masks, air tanks, and hairdryers.
Penguins from SeaWorld: New this year, SeaWorld Orlando will offer show visitors a voyage to the icy world of Antarctica, providing a virtual sneak peek of the continent’s thrills and chills. Walk side by side with a penguin colony, go beneath the surface, become an Arctic explorer and enjoy a unique family experience.
Culinary Stage: The Culinary Stage will offer demonstrations and discussions throughout the weekend, some of them featuring samples! Take home recipes to spice up your everyday meals.
Global Beats Stage (Sponsored by: World Heritage Cultural Center): Over 20 Cultural Performances over the weekend
Rock climbing wall: Experienced professionals from River & Trail Outfitters will be on hand to ensure your safety for this experience.
· Saturday, March 9th 10:00AM-5:00PM
· Sunday, March 10th 11:00AM-4:00PM
Venue: The Walter E. Washington Convention Center-Hall C
Website: Website www.adventureexpo.com/washingtondc
The Travel & Adventure Show is the largest and longest running series of consumer travel events in the United States. The show is a one-stop-shopping marketplace where consumers and the travel trade will find thousands of travel providers offering unique vacation options and travel information. Attendees have access to travel experts, hands-on activities, educational seminars, cultural performances and more.
Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a platform for profiling people who "make it happen" in the Capital region, reviews & topical blog posts. She launched Punch Enterprises, a connector consulting business in 2015 and Pacific Punch based in LA, in 2012. Pamela comes from an extensive background in sales and business development from a variety of industries, has been involved with charities and fundraising for a number of years and holds several Board and leadership positions. She currently resides in Arlington, VA. Follow her on Twitter at @pamelaspunch.