New York, NY - The City of Tokyo will be a Gold Sponsor of the Fifth annual New York Travel Festival, April 20-23, 2017. On April 22nd, Tokyo will exhibit from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the site venue, Bohemian National Hall(321 East 73rd Street) and on April 23, the Tokyo booth will be featured from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the site venue, Hostelling International (891 Amsterdam Avenue).
The booth will feature HD videos of Tokyo cultural, culinary, high-tech, nature and adventure experiences on a 40" flat screen TV. In addition, Japanese rice and curry samplings will be distributed throughout the day on April 22nd and a taiko drum performance and workshop will be held on April 23rdfrom 3-3:30 pm. Those over 21, can taste authentic Tokyo high-grade sake and craft beer in the afternoon on April 22nd and 23rd.
Tokyo representatives will be on hand to answer any relevant travel questions and maps and brochures will be available. In addition, a free Tokyo "gift bag," featuring: green tea or matcha-flavored-white-chocolate-covered wafers, Tokyo emblemed post-its, and unique Japanese erasable pens will be given to those filling out a short survey distributed by pleasant young women clad in colorful, seasonal yukata.
Furthermore, Marian Goldberg of Goldberg On Travel, one of Tokyo City's New York-based promotional team members, will be a panelist on NY Trav Fest's Cultural Tourism Think Tank on April 22nd at 10:30 am. "Tokyo has so much to offer from a cultural perspective," said Goldberg. "From food to festivals, architecture to seasonal aesthetics, pop culture to washi paper-making, karaoke to kimonos, tea tastings to saké samplings, Tokyo has it all."