How to qualify

  • How to qualify as an ILTM Americas buyer

    ILTM Americas provides access to luxury travel professionals who really have the power to buy. They understand what the new trends in luxury mean for their clients and are qualified against strict criteria before being accepted as a buyer.

  • Who are we looking for?

    We can only accept buyers that place regular outbound business and those that service a current client base of high net worth individuals.

    The types of companies that we are looking for include: private travel designers, retail travel agencies, concierge companies and outbound tour operators.

  • Criteria you must meet to qualify as an ILTM Americas buyer

    • You must operate on an outbound basis to multiple markets, across a minimum of two continents
    • You will need to show evidence of recent bookings placed in luxury travel
    • You MUST provide us with three references, two of which must be direct luxury property bookings - all bookings must be made in the last 60 days or for future months
    • Be an established player in the market place for a minimum of 12 months
    • Be a senior decision maker with the authority to procure luxury travel products and services
    • You do not intend to sell or promote your product at ILTM Americas.
  • What kind of buyer are you?

    There are a few options to attend ILTM Americas as a buyer, find out which one suits you best:

    Buyer

    Four day event programme; full diary of up to 60 appointments via the Pre-scheduled Appointment system; access to the ILTM Americas Opening Forum and entry to to all evening networking events. Up to 4 nights' accommodation and return transfers are also available (subject to availability). Buyers are obligated to attend all appointments in their diary.

    Buyer application

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  • Executive buyer

    By attending ILTM Americas as an Executive buyer you have the opportunity to have a very flexible week and carry out business at your own pace. You will be able to plan your own diary via the Self-Scheduled Appointments (SSA) tool and choose as many meetings as you wish. Please note: this is not part of the Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) process. Executive buyers will receive an invitation to the ILTM Americas Opening Forum and networking events. There is an $700 registration fee.

    Executive buyer application

  • Appointment only buyer

    By attending as an Appointment only buyer you will receive a four day event programme; a full diary; entry to the ILTM Americas Opening Forum and invitations to after hour events. Any travel and accommodation will be at your cost. Appointment only buyers are obliged to attend all your appointments in their dairy.

    Appointment only buyer application

    • ILTM has done an absolutely brilliant job matching travel industry suppliers with sellers of travel like myself. Our businesses are increasingly global and the hospitality industry is rapidly growing along with the economy.

      • Ginny Caragol
      • Valerie Wilson Travel, USA
    • What a great show... some of the best meetings I have ever had at such an industry event. The 15 minute appointments were perfect for me and every supplier I met with was professional, mature, knowledgeable and ready to do good business.

      • Lucas Beatriz
      • Hedging Viagens
    • I consider this event excellent and yet still gets better every year. It’s where we see the most important suppliers in global luxury tourism, meet new and old friends and build businesses opportunities.

      • María Elena Gamboa, Latin America Senior Manager
      • American Express
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