Meet the Buyers

  • Meet the finest luxury buyers at ILTM North America

    At ILTM North America you have the opportunity to come face-to-face with leading luxury travel buyers, and some of the best high profile media editors from around the globe. Each buyer is personally invited and qualified against strict criteria to ensure that you meet the right people for your business. We also give you the opportunity to network with your prospects throughout an exciting line-up of after hours events.

  • Key stats about the buyers

    Handpicked luxury travel buyers - 60% US | 30% Mexico | 10% Canada

    30% Mexican buyer attendance - the largest at any ILTM event

    71% of the buyers were new to the event in 2019

  • How do we quailfy ILTM North America buyers?

    ILTM buyers are invited and qualified under strict criteria including: purchasing authority, client base of high net worth individuals (HNWIs), regular outbound business and future business potential.

    The types of companies that you will meet are: private travel designers, retail travel agencies, concierge companies and outbound tour operators.

  • The ILTM North America luxury buyer qualification criteria:

    • Operate on an outbound basis to multiple markets, across a minimum of two continents

    • Be a senior decision maker with the authority to procure luxury travel products and services 

    • Show evidence of recent bookings placed in luxury travel

    • All buyers that attend ILTM North America 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.

    • I am really delighted with the number of new faces that I have met at ILTM Americas 2015. Each and every buyer has been excellent and we are given a great amount of time to connect on a personal and business level.

      • Jasmine Palmer, Marketing Manager
      • Annandale
    • 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
    • The appointments are really efficient because all buyers were direct to the point. They have done research about your property, are ready and able to offer your destination so we are talking to the people who really want to work with you.

      • Ruthy Ghitis
      • Nayara Springs