How to Qualify

  • How to qualify as a buyer for ILTM

    We only accept the very best luxury buyers in the industry; all applicants for ILTM are required to fulfill a strict criteria and will be asked for reference checks. Buyers in attendance will meet with the best of the best in the industry combining a blend of luxury products and experiences - from cruise and culture, to exhilarating and experiential adventurists, to boutique and global networks of luxury hotels.

  • 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 buyer

    • You must operate on an outbound basis to multiple markets, across a minimum of two continents
    • Show evidence of recent or future bookings placed in luxury travel
    • You MUST provide us with three references, two of which must be a 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.
  • What kind of buyer are you?

    When attending ILTM in Cannes, there are three different buyer options.

    Regardless of type, all buyers will receive a four day event programme including access to the Educational Programme, entry to all networking events and a full diary of appointments.

    Find out which option suits you best:

    Appointments: Managing your appointments via the Pre-Scheduled Appointment (PSA) system is compulsory.

    Travel and accommodation: Up to 4 nights’ accommodation and return transfers.*

    *subject to availability

    Apply as a buyer

    Appointments: Managing your appointments via the Pre-Scheduled Appointment (PSA) system is compulsory.

    Travel and accommodation: All such expenses will be at your own cost.

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    Apply as an appointment only buyer

    Appointments: Managing your appointments via the Self-Scheduled Appointment (SSA) tool is available, if required.

    Travel and accommodation: All such expenses will be at your own cost.

    There is a €900 registration fee.

    Apply as an executive buyer

    • This is my first ILTM and it’s been amazing. I met with fascinating new suppliers and am so glad I came - it's a big wow!

      • Limor Decter
      • Ovation Travel, US
    • This has been a great experience and I have met many wonderful people in addition to really lovely properties and experiences.

      • Ellen Cavalier, Luxury Travel Advisor
      • Cassis Travel, USA
    • After having been to several shows this year, I can say ILTM was top in terms of quality of exhibitors. This show epitomizes what luxury travel is all about.

      • Joanna Kuflik
      • Jet With Jo, USA

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