(POMONA, Jan. 20, 2011) – Public television personality Huell Howser will be on hand to meet fellow travel enthusiasts at the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Travel Show on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The show will take place in Building 8 of the Fairplex in Pomona, 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Attendees should enter at Gate 3 on McKinley Avenue. Admission is free, and parking is $9.
Attendees can enter a drawing to win a Caribbean cruise for two if they pre-register for the show by calling (888) 345-9961 and pressing option 4. The show is open to both Auto Club members and non-members.
The AAA Travel Show will feature more than 30 tour, cruise and other travel providers, as well as experienced and knowledgeable AAA Travel agents. Consumers who book their trips at the show will receive special showtime offers providing discounts, upgrades or credits on their travel. Auto Club members qualify for additional member benefits on select travel packages.
Howser, who hosts the Auto Club-sponsored “Road Trip With Huell Howser” and “California’s Gold” series featured on PBS television stations, will meet and greet fans. Westways Magazine Travel Editor and AAA Travelviews blogger Elizabeth Harryman will host the show and offer travel tips and experiences with her husband and travel partner, Paul Lasley.
While attending the Auto Club show, travelers can enter a drawing (no purchase necessary) to win travel-related prizes.
“Travelers are seeking value now, and travel providers are coming out with some exciting new offerings,” said Yolanda Velasquez-Wood, the Auto Club’s La Verne/Pomona branch manager. “The travel show will provide a rare opportunity for vacation-seekers to get detailed information about a wide variety of travel companies and take advantage of special deals.”
More information about the show is available at local Auto Club offices and on the Auto Club’s Web site, www.AAA.com.