The International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) is a portfolio of the world’s leading invitation-only events created for the business of luxury travel. ILTM brings together the world’s most sought after destinations, ultra-luxurious accommodation, elite transportation and unique travel experiences showcased for the most discerning hosted luxury travel buyers via an unrivaled pre-scheduled appointment system and effective networking and information opportunities.

Alongside the global flagship event in Cannes, ILTM has core international events in the Asia Pacific and Americas and 3 specialist events:  ILTM Japan, ILTM Africa and Travelweek Sao Paulo by ILTM in Brazil.

ILTM 2016 Schedule:

• ILTM Japan: Tokyo, Japan, 29 February – 2 March 2016
• ILTM Africa: Cape Town, South Africa, 4 – 6 April 2016
• Travelweek Sao Paulo by ILTM: Sao Paulo, Brazil, 3 – 6 May 2016
• ILTM Asia: Shanghai, China, 30 May – 2 June 2016
• ILTM Americas: Riviera Maya, Mexico, 26 – 29 September 2016
• ILTM: Cannes, France, 5 – 8 December 2016

What People Have To Say:

Alison Gilmore, Senior Exhibition Director, ILTM Portfolio said:
“ILTM this year is defined by the story of industry success: the platform for more new launch announcements than ever before, from Peninsula, Oberoi, Four Seasons and Oetker Collection to private islands such as Cousine Island in the Seychelles and luxury rentals such as Bright Blue Villas.”

Mr Kapil Chopra, President, The Oberoi Group commented:
“ILTM has been very productive for The Oberoi Group and we are delighted to be back.  We will definitely be back in a much bigger way next year.”

John Ladd of Capella Hotel Group added:
“The timing of appointments has allowed us the time to get to know the buyers on a personal level, as at the end of the day, people do business with people they trust. ILTM in Cannes is the best show we attend all year, with the best return on investment, best products and the best quality agents.”

Natasha Martsekis, Founder of Bright Blue Villas said:
“As a first time ‘debutant’ at ILTM, we have been impressed with the interest from buyers for specialized, niche products like ours. We have had some focused meetings and formed some exciting new relationships all over the world.”

Kirsten Keeley of new exhibitor Cousine Island in The Seychelles added:
“As a first time exhibitor, this show has been exceptionally professional. The experience and engagement has been incomparable not to mention the outstanding media opportunities.  ILTM is undoubtedly the gateway to our business success.”

Christina Kiwan, Sales Manager Warwick Hotels, said:
“We chose to take part in ILTM for the first time to announce a new hotel in Doha.  We knew that ILTM welcomes the very best media and the very best agents in the world – there could be no other place to make this announcement.”

Vera Voeller, Aqua Expeditions concluded:
“We have been amazed by the quantity and quality of appointments we have met this year at ILTM, more than ever before. We are particularly pleased with the new European buyers we have met. We are looking forward to returning next year already.”

Kyle Seltzer of Smartflyer in the US summed up the buyer experience:
“ILTM is an amazing opportunity to foster relationships with elite professionals and get some quality face to face time within a dynamic space with wonderful hospitality and networking events.”

Cynthia Ducasse of TTI Canada continued:
“This is my 8th year at ILTM because business is always the highest quality.  This year, I have had so many surprising appointments with real hidden gems. As a travel professional, it is always so exciting to reveal these unknown, boutique hotels to clients.”

Gerhard Lindermeir, Co-Founder of Atelier Voyage, Germany said:
“With 30 years in the business and 9 years of ILTM experience, I have been inspired more than ever before with the news, trends and destinations I have met at ILTM this year – my clients will be delighted! I have benefited from all the meetings and networking opportunities in this people orientated market and it has been great to meet some new faces as well as catching up with old friends.”

Raenette DeCicco, CTC, 4 Seasons Travel Inc., Puerto Rico concluded:
“I have been attending ILTM since the very beginning.  It is always one of the most important ‘business placing’ weeks of my year and I am delighted to have found so many new hotels and experiences during the week. My clients are always asking for more creativity and ILTM has delivered this once again.”

LuxeGetaways_ILTM_2015Photos & Source: ILTM & CUT Communications