ILTM Asia is a travel event taking place in June in Shanghai which aims to bring all luxury connoisseurs of travel under one roof across the region. It aims to showcase travel experiences such as exhilarating adventures, remote retreats, romantic hideaways, gastronomic delights, and hottest boutique hotels. It creates business atmosphere for elite buyers and exhibitors. China is expected to be the globe’s top consumer of luxury goods with a growing economic independence. These nouveau-riches are accepted as rapidly as the booming travel market. Now significant amount of luxury travel planners and agents are going to attend ILTM Asia 2012.
Alison Gilmore, Director ILTM estimates about two hundred and fifty million buyers of luxury products are from China. ILTM Asia is exclusively meant for Asia-Pacific elite with prescheduled one to one meetings are arranged throughout the event to build long-term relationships. About four hundred elite travel experiences and suppliers are invited to meet buyers at ILTM Asia which includes luxury to philanthropy, elite transportation to wellness retreats and spas, authentic gastronomic experiences and hidden luxury escapes.
A Serialized set of educational programmes are hosted by ILTM Asia 2012 to make the suppliers and buyers understand the luxury sector of travel tourism, rich clientele, and particular market of the region. It has been confirmed by ILTM that most proficient exhibitors who can acknowledge the very essence of the role of the event, in enhancing the business within the region. These include Abercrombie & Kent, Ritz-Carlton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Trails of Indochina, Jumeriah Hotels & Resorts, Fregate Island, Cheval Blanc Courcheval, Relais & Chateaux, Cox & Kings and many more.