(Seattle)—The Gina Marie Lindsey Arrivals Hall will be site of the first-ever Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Travel Expo to be held Sunday at Sea-Tac from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Rick Steves, author of “Europe Through the Back Door” and many other travel volumes, will present his most up-to-date travel advice, and will sign books. Other airport vendors will share travel tips and ideas:

· Tips on smart packing and travel gear from ExOfficio

· Free massages from the Massage Bar, along with advice on how to stay limber on long flights

· Free polish changes and hand massages from Butter London Manicures

· Free food samples from airport restaurants Anthony’s, Kathy Casey Dish D’lish, Qdoba Mexican Grill, and many others

Scandinavian Airlines will celebrate its 40-year anniversary of non-stop international service to Sea-Tac by giving away two free round trip tickets to any of its nearly 80 destinations in Europe. KUOW 94.9 Public Radio, home of “Travel with Rick Steves” is the media sponsor.

The event is open to the public, and $2 event parking will be available in the airport garage.

Event Date: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006

Event Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Event Location: Gina Marie Lindsey Arrivals Hall

South end of the main terminal on the baggage claim level

Media Parking: Use regular media parking in the north charter bus lot.