Travel agenda: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Friday 22 July 2011
One of the world's largest air shows gets underway July 25 in Wisconsin, USA, in the form of the annual EAA AirVenture 'fly-in.' Over 10,000 aircraft are expected to attend, with workshops, concerts, exhibitions and flying displays all on the schedule.
42nd EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI, USA
The world's greatest aviation celebration and largest fly-in returns. With attendance expected at well over half a million visitors from 90 countries, Oshkosh is a veritable feast of flight thanks to the 10,000 aircraft which descend on this tiny airfield for the six-day event. Concerts, workshops, meet-ups, camping and of course flying displays are all on the schedule.
44th Sydney International Boat Show
July 28 - August 1
With an enviable location in Darling Harbor, the heart of downtown Sydney, the Sydney International Boat Show attracts enthusiasts of everything from sailing to watersports to fishing. With everything from glittering megayachts to tiny dingies, it'd be easy to forget the land-based attractions such as the historic boat display or the Club Marine cooking demonstrations.
3rd Asia Hotel Art Fair
The Grand Hyatt Seoul will play host to this year's Asia Hotel Art Fair, a unique chance to see some 4,000 works of art displayed in hotel rooms. A total of 84 bedrooms will be used to showcase the exhibition, which contains work from 300 galleries across Asia.
Caravan Salon Düsseldorf
August 27 - September 4
Love it or hate it, caravans are big business in Europe and have been for years - this year, the Caravan Salon is feting its 50th anniversary. Over 160,000 visitors are expected to attend to admire a range of wares from motorhomes to tents, along with a smaller concurrent exhibition on outdoor pursuits.
Airline Passenger Experience Expo
Seattle, WA, USA
This industry event looks at the future of the way we will fly, with cutting edge companies displaying the latest in products and concepts to cater for an ever-expending market. It also hosts the annual Passenger Experience Awards, voted for by flyers from around the world.
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