How to Qualify

  • How to qualify as an ILTM North Americas buyer

    ILTM North America 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 buyers.

  • 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 North America 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 North America.
  • What kind of buyer are you?

    When attending ILTM North America, there are three different buyer options.

    Regardless of type, all buyers will receive a four day event programme including access to the ILTM North America Opening Forum, 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 $700 registration fee.

    Apply as an executive 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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