TLGB_logo_Blue_green.jpgIf you’re a travel lover (I mean who isn’t), then here at Role Mommy you are in luck! We are proud to be an ambassador this weekend for the Travel & Leisure Global Bazaar℠ that’s taking place September 28-30 in New York City and you can get a chance to win a spot at the event too!
From getting the chance to experience a zipline, to dining on delectable dishes from celebrity chefs, to live performances, authentic merchandise, and more, Travel & Leisure plans to take visitors on a journey around the world at the magazine’s second annual global event.
Simple Life 3.JPGInspired by the night markets in Bangkok and curated by Travel + Leisure® editors, 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.
The event offers a full line-up of multi-cultural experiences during the three-day showcase of vibrant destinations, fashion and jewelry, food and wine, hotels and cruises, authentic arts and crafts, and live music and performances.
Returning partner and presenting sponsor Delta Air Lines will host the Delta Sky Lounge, filled with wines selected by sommelier Andrea Robinson, along with sweet and savory dishes and an authentic airport arrivals and departures board highlighting all of the programming and performances taking place.
Highlights of the interactive experiences and activities scheduled for this year’s Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠ include:
Celebrity Chef Demos & Appearances by José Andrés, Scott Conant, Tim Love, Johnny Iuzzini, Masaharu Morimoto, Michael White, Jose Garces, and Floyd Cardoz
Food Trucks lining the street featuring global street food from Venezuela, Japan, and Greece
Cocktail & Wine Tastings from “Shot-Skis” of BVI’s famed Painkiller, Mexcales from Oaxaca, Mexico & Rums of Puerto Rico to Layer Cake Wines and Wines of Chile
Essential Ingredients from Moroccan Spice Markets; Coffee from Jordan; Sweets from India; and More
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Zipline, inspired by Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde, the highest in the world
Sand bracelet-making with sand from Florida to Thailand
Face painting and jewelry making with Rapa Nui of Chile
Hand massages with Seabourn Cruises
“Test drive” a FUJIFILM X-Series camera and capture your favorite Global Bazaar moments
Dance, dance, dance with West African Drum & Dance, Manhattan Tribal, Belly Dance Group, Wan Chi Ming Dragon & Lion Dance Team, Flamenco Dance Company, and Hungry Marching Band
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Hand-embroidered silk scarves and shawls from Central Asia
Bracelets and necklaces handmade in Tibet
Venezuelan hammocks hand woven in Caracas
Lifestyle home accessories and bath & spa products from Istanbul
This year’s event will also feature first-time charity partner Room to Read, which focuses on improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. The organization will host live readings from celebrities, such as Katie Couric. A percentage of ticket sales from the Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar℠ will support Room to Read. Those not in the New York area will still have the opportunity to lend their support to Room to Read by visiting the Charitybuzz Global Bazaar live auction, http://www.charitybuzz.com/auctions/globalbazaar, which will be live through October 10, 2012.
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 are available online at Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster retail outlets or by phone (800) 745-3000.
For more details and to shop the Global Bazaar sponsored by L’atitude.com visit, www.tlglobalbazaar.com.
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And now is your chance to win tickets to the show. We are giving away tickets to one lucky family of four. Enter below at Rafflecopter and we will let you know if you’re a winner by Thursday, September 27!
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