Second Annual Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar to Return to New York City
New York, NY - The second annual Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠, will take place the weekend of September 28 - September 30, 2012 at The Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City.
Throughout the weekend, visitors to the T+L Global Bazaar will take part in a multicultural interactive event showcasing exotic arts, authentic crafts, fashion and jewelry, food and wine, and live music and performances.
Inspired by the night markets in Bangkok and curated by Travel + Leisure® editors, the three-day extravaganza promises to be a travel lover’s dream, recreating the energy, lively visuals, and authentic tastes from destinations around the globe.
This year’s event will also support a great cause, with a percentage of ticket sales from the Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠ benefitting Room to Read, which focuses on improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world.
Ten More Good Reasons to attend the Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar :
1. Celebrity chefs on Friday and Saturday nights including:
· Jose Andres
· Tim Love
· Johnny Iuzzini
· Masaharu Morimoto
· Michael White
· Jose Garces
· Scott Conant
2. Mexico: mezcal tastings from Oaxaca, Mexico
3. Morocco: spice market Moroccan spices. Big barrels of dried spices for guests to take away
4. Barbados: authentic Barbados rum shack
5. Hilton Resorts: hula lessons, conch blowing lessons, ukele lessons and hair braiding. Sand bracelet making with sand from multiple properties in Florida and Thailand. An aquarium with fish tanks including conch shells and terraccotta air-dry pottery displays from multiple Hilton based destinations including Hawaii, Thailand, Phoenix, etc.
6. Puerto Rico: zipline experience inspired by Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde zipline, the highest in the world
7. L-atitude: shop jewelry from around the world
8. L ’aviva Home: series of curated collections featuring handcrafted home wares + accessories from artisans around the globe
9. Food Trucks: global street food from NY most popular food trucks
10. Chile: Rapa Nui men will perform the "Hoko" dance which is an ancestral war dance. Ancestors used dance to intimidate their opponents before they went to battle. Performances to be accompanied by live Rapa Nui musicians.
Ticket prices will range from $75 for Saturday and Sunday day sessions, to $125 for Friday and Saturday evening sessions, ages 21+.
The Tribe Family Opening on Sunday will welcome guests of all ages with complimentary entry for children ages 0-2; $25 ages 13 and under and $75 for 14 and up.
Tickets for the 2012 Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠ will be available for purchase through Ticketmaster at www.Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster retail outlets or by phone (800) 745-3000.
Video and more details about the Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠ can be found by clicking here