The Visit USA Expos took to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne final week – all to smashing successes! Lots of of brokers met with over 30 exhibitors to debate all issues USA. The crowds have been dazzled and delighted by movie star MC, Richard Reid, who supplied some very helpful USA journey tidbits.
Caroline Davidson, president of Go to USA Australia mentioned: “The Go to USA Expo Sequence 2022 has been an absolute hit with Members and Brokers alike. We’re all so completely satisfied to be again speaking about USA journey and showcasing the very best of what’s on provide to travellers.”
Affected by FOMO? Concern not, as a result of we’ve bought the within scoop from key exhibitors who’ve offered the solutions to their most commonly requested questions…
Dallas & Fort Worth, Texas
Q: Ought to I spend nights in each Dallas & Fort Price?
A: Completely, Dallas & Fort Price provide two utterly totally different experiences. Dallas presents a thriving nightlife scene, iconic skilled sports activities and a shocking artwork scene. In the meantime Fort Price presents a definite western expertise with day by day cattle drives and weekend rodeos. Mix them each for the proper American expertise!
US Disney Parks & Resorts
Q: What’s the greatest change on the Parks?
A: The largest change to the US Parks is that you simply now want a theme park reservation to enter the parks along with a legitimate theme park admission ticket. To enter one of many parks, every visitor is required to have a theme park reservation along with a legitimate ticket for a similar park on the identical date.
We extremely encourage our brokers to test the supply calendars out there on-line prior to confirming tickets for his or her purchasers. Park Reservations are restricted, and should be booked by your purchasers prematurely utilizing their Disney account. This has been a problem and one thing that we’d like to verify is communicated to purchasers on the time of reserving.
For extra info head to Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort.
Park Metropolis, Utah
Q: Do you want a automotive to go to Park Metropolis?
A: No! Park Metropolis is simply 35 minutes from Salt Lake Metropolis airport, so you’ll be able to e-book a shuttle and get straight on the slopes. When you’re in Park Metropolis, purchasers can utilise the city’s free transportation system.
Q: What occasions did Park Metropolis host within the 2002 Winter Olympics?
A: Park Metropolis hosted 5 occasions as a part of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Video games, together with ski leaping, bobsled, skeleton, luge, and the Nordic mixed occasions on the purpose-built,Utah Olympic Park (UOP), simply exterior of downtown Park Metropolis.
At the moment, UOP homes considered one of solely 4 sliding tracks in North America, six Nordic ski jumps, a 2002 Winter Video games Museum and is the coaching website of Australia’s personal aerial ski workforce, the Flying Kangaroos! Clients can visit the park in winter for tubing, bobsled experiences and ice skating or in summer time for ropes programs, ziplines, air bag jumps, excessive tubing and summer time bobsled, all of that are excellent for the lively traveller.
Q: What’s Seattle finest identified for?
A: Seattle is well-known for its buzzing live-music scene with musical legends Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Kurt Cobain all calling the town house. However, in case your purchasers aren’t music followers, there’s one thing to like about Seattle for everybody, from its beautiful pure surroundings (the town is surrounded by nationwide parks and unimaginable mountainous countryside – it isn’t nicknamed the Emerald Metropolis for nothing) to its established espresso scene (there’s virtually a small-batch roaster on each nook, and the town is the birthplace of Starbucks
New York State
Q: How lengthy would a shopper want of their itinerary to discover upstate New York?
A: Purchasers can get a style of New York State’s gems in as little as a day journey as much as Hudson Valley or Lengthy Island, the place they will get pleasure from experiences like eating on farm-to-table produce, visiting native farmers’ markets, shopping boutiques, exploring world-class artwork galleries and extra. Or, if they’ve a bit of extra time (say 4 days to per week), they might enterprise additional as much as the Adirondacks or Thousand Islands-Seaway (pictured under) to expertise the very best of New York State’s pure magnificence and adventures like climbing, biking, snowboarding, diving and extra.
New York Metropolis
Q: Ought to I’m going past Manhattan and go to the opposite boroughs?
A: Completely! NYC is comprised of five distinct boroughs and the town derives its character from a whole lot of communities that really feel like cities (and worlds) of their very own. Discover NYC like a New Yorker by means of borough particular journey guides showcasing their multicultural enchantment and genuine experiences with info on accommodations, sights, eating, arts and tradition, and neighbourhoods.
Q: What airways fly from Australia to Hawai’i and in between the islands?
A: Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai’i’s hometown service flies from Sydney to Honolulu 5 instances per week and operates all of the inter-island flights. Join from different Australian cities to Sydney with codeshare associate Virgin Australia. Different choices are Qantas (Sydney to Honolulu 4 times a week) and Jetstar (Sydney to Honolulu 3 instances per week, and Melbourne to Honolulu twice per week).
Q: When is the very best time to go to Anchorage?
A: Anchorage is magnificent in each month! In Anchorage, every month presents one thing particular to expertise – from seasonal pure wonders and distinctive vacation celebrations to sun-soaked summer time adventures and comfy winter getaways beneath the glow of the northern lights.
Q: What are the very best spots for social distancing and out of doors journey as purchasers search for journey with out crowds?
A: Colorado is a playground for journey and highway journeys that take within the contemporary mountain air and avoid crowded vacationer spots. Colorado has 4 nationwide parks, 26 scenic byways, and the headwaters of 4 main rivers. While it’s 28 ski resorts are a mecca for guests within the winter, they’re ship simply as many thrills and equally stunning backdrops whereas they’re much less busy in the summertime and fall, and actions flip to climbing, mountain biking and leaf peeping.
Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park is in style due to its epic trails and wildlife, so as a substitute guests in search of a socially-distanced possibility can look to different nationwide parks and state parks that typically appeal to much less guests and provide simply as nice sights and experiences, strive Black Canyon of the Gunnison Nationwide Park, characterised by its steep canyon partitions and darkish skies.
Warner Bros Studio Tour, Hollywood
Q: How lengthy is the Warner Bros Studio Tour?
A: The Warner Bros Studio Tour is a 3-hour (1 guided 2 hours self-guided) expertise the place you’ll discover practically 100 years of cinematic historical past. See the actual units out of your favorite exhibits like Mates, The Huge Bang Idea, Gilmore Women, and extra.
And there you’ve got it! All of your burning questions answered.
Go to USA Expo Week will return in February 2023, so keep tuned for extra particulars! Ensure you observe Visit USA for all the most recent updates.