Luxury Travel Exchange International 2013 Date and New Location Announced
NEWTON, MA, Jan 15, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Questex Hospitality + Travel, the world's largest multinational
media, event and e-commerce company serving the global hospitality
and travel industry, today announced that Luxury Travel Exchange
International (LTX) will be held Sept. 10-12, 2013, at The Venetian
Now in its second year, LTX will return to the city of Las Vegas
based on popular demand. The inaugural event, held at The Palazzo in
November 2012, drew more than 1,000 professional travel advisors and
more than 350 luxury travel suppliers and offered tracked educational
programming, networking opportunities and an Exchange floor with
tiered participation packages including appointment options.
The successful 2012 LTX program provided both participating suppliers
and travel advisors a "quantifiable approach" with more than 7,000
appointments conducted during the two-day event, according to
Jennifer Fernandez, LTX group show & event director.
"We are truly delighted to host the second annual LTX at the
beautiful Venetian resort," she said. "Delegates will be able to take
advantage of world-class amenities while still experiencing an
intimate atmosphere designed to encourage networking and education.
We are excited to be back in Vegas and look forward to an exceptional
Similar to the inaugural program, travel advisors will be selected
for the 2013 LTX based on a review of their application focusing on
booking habits, categories of bookings, specialization and other
Questex maintains the largest and most exclusive database of
qualified travel sellers in the world. "The proprietary database of
'proven bookers' of affluent travel, coupled with key industry
partnerships, will play a strong role in the development of travel
advisor recruitment strategies for the 2013 LTX," Fernandez said.
The Venetian Las Vegas, the largest property in the country to
receive AAA's Five Diamond and the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four
Star awards, is one of the world's most luxurious resort and
"We are excited to host LTX once again at the Venetian | Palazzo |
Sands as it allows us to showcase our property to top-selling travel
agents, who we see as our extended sales force," said Eric Bello,
vice president of sales for Las Vegas Sands Corporation. "Travel
agents play a critical role in driving business to us, so the ability
to have them see and touch what the Venetian | Palazzo | Sands has to
offer, allows them to have a better understanding of what we can
offer their clients when seeking luxury in Las Vegas."
About The Questex Travel Group
Questex Hospitality + Travel, the
largest multimedia organization in the world dedicated to travel and
lodging, drives revenue, productivity and value creation for these
related industries through strategic investment and deal-making
forums, powerful lead-generation tools, interactive online business
solutions, world-class events and industry-leading publications.
The Questex Travel Group, a division of Questex Hospitality + Travel,
serves travel marketers globally through its TravelAgentCentral.com,
LuxuryTravelAdvisor.com, TravelAgentUniversity Online portals. It
operates the leading luxury travel booking site,
FiveStarAlliance.com, publishes Travel Agent and Luxury Travel
Advisor magazines and produces leisure events: Luxury Travel Exchange
International, Ultra Travel Exchange, Young Leaders Conference and
Hawaii Travel Exchange and MICE events: Global Meeting & Incentive
Travel Exchanges and CONFEC conferences.
Questex Hospitality + Travel also provides business development,
marketing and training services to NTOs/DMAs, hotel, gaming, resort
and cruise companies, OTAs and travel agents worldwide. Questex
Hospitality + Travel is a division of Questex Media Group LLC,
headquartered in Newton, Mass., with offices throughout the world.
SOURCE: Questex Hospitality + Travel
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