Two more winter boat shows are in the books and both had positive outcomes, in one case despite many obstacles. The 56th annual Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Show, which wrapped up last Sunday at Reliant Center, reported better-than-expected attendance in the wake of a first-time forced shutdown and widespread flooding. The Jan. 6-15…more
Houston Boat Show
The Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Show, held annually, is the largest and longest-running boat show in Texas and is the largest outdoors show on the Gulf Coast. It features luxury yachts, powerboats, sailboats, personal watercraft and boating accessories.
Saturday’s NFL playoff game between the Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals will force a one-day suspension of the 56th annual Houston International Boat, Sport and Travel Show, the Gulf Coast’s largest outdoors-related consumer show, which runs Jan. 6-15 in the Reliant Center. The show typically draws as many as 40,000 people on a Saturday,…more
“Livin’ the Dream” is the theme for the 2011 Houston Summer Boat Show, which will be held June 15-19 at the Reliant Center. The five-day show will feature fishing boats, powerboats and luxury cruisers, as well as family-friendly attractions such as Fish-O-Rama rainbow trout fishing; Bubble Runners, a giant human hamster ball that rolls and…more
The 2010 Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Show, which features more than 1,000 powerboats, luxury cruisers, ski boats, personal watercraft, campers and travel trailers, will run Jan. 8-17 at the Reliant Center. The 10-day show is touted as “Houston’s biggest boat sale,” as most exhibitors will offer special preseason savings and discounts at the…more
Dealers at the Houston International Boat, Sport and Travel Show said they were surprised at how well they were doing at this year’s event, and attributed some of the business to Hurricane Ike. Ike destroyed an estimated 15,000 recreational boats in Texas when it made landfall Sept. 13, the Houston Chronicle reports. Some say the…more