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:


    Four day event programme; 3 days of business 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


    Executive buyer

    By attending as an executive buyer you have the opportunity to have a very flexible week and carry out business at your own pace. Plan your own diary via the Self-Scheduled Appointments tool and choose as many meetings as you wish. You will receive an invitation to the ILTM Americas Opening Forum and networking events. There is a $700 registration fee.

    Executive buyer

    Appointment only buyer

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

    Appointment only buyer

    • ILTM Americas is the right fit for the San Ysidro Ranch due to the high calibre and number of buyers that attend the show. We are looking forward to our first time at the show.

      • Mark Muratori, Managing Director
      • San Ysidro Ranch
    • I had a blast at the show! I am already sending business to some of the new exhibitors that I met at my appointments; and that makes me very happy.

      • Alpis Flores, Owner
      • Viajes Prestigio
    • ILTM Americas offers barefoot elegance surrounded by greatness. All the exhibitors are wonderful. It is a very dynamic event with ever-changing content and everything works like clockwork.

      • Meg Austin, Independent Travel Consultant
      • The Travel Society, Denver

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