International Luxury Travel Market’s flagship event kicks off in Cannes tomorrow

ILTM Cannes _ 2The International Luxury Travel Market’s global flagship event, hosted in Cannes, is set to kick off tomorrow (30th November). The event willl go on until 3rd December. This year’s ILTM Global Forum will bring storytelling to the centre of the stage, highlighting its relevance to both luxury travel brands and agents as they convey their stories to their diverse high net worth clients.

The invite-only luxury event is expected to organise a total of over 58,000 business appointments, from the exclusive invitee list of an estimated 1500 global luxury travel buyers along with 1500 luxury travel suppliers, who are qualified under strict criteria. ILTM this year expects to welcome representatives from a total of 100 countries.

Alongside the event in Cannes, ILTM has three core international events in the Asia Pacific and Americas regions and two specialist events – ILTM Japan and ILTM Africa. ILTM provides the perfect opportunity to meet up to 52 of the most spectacular luxury experiences from across the world. There is a high demand for places and the organisers can only accept buyers that place regular outbound business and those that service a current client base of high net worth individuals.

Director of Business Development, Ian McKinnon,  Abercrombie and Kent said about the event: “This is the pinnacle of luxury travel. Only at ILTM do you meet the movers and the shakers and ultimately those who are shaping the experiences that allow us to design amazing luxury travel journeys for our high net worth customers.”

At the ILTM, buyers will receive a diary of appointments, access to the ILTM Global Forum, tickets to the ILTM Official Party, invitations to a host of after-hours networking events, opportunities to attend pre- and post- event adventures, and up to 4 nights luxury accommodation, plus transfers.