International Luxury Travel Market has announced that it would
postpone until 2021 its annual Cannes gathering, but will offer a
virtual event to keep luxury travel brands and advisors from around the
The online event, dubbed "ILTM World Tour – access all areas", will
take place three days a week over three weeks in late November and early
December, with each week focused on meetings with advisors in specific
The first sessions, running 17-19 November will connect luxury travel
suppliers with buyers in Asia-Pacific; followed by meetings for Europe,
the Middle East and Africa on 23-25 November; and North and South
America on 1-3 December.
The virtual event, ILTM portfolio director Alison Gilmore said, was
designed over three weeks in order to respect different time zones while
still offering a "a truly global business opportunity for all our ILTM
suppliers and buyers".
"Whilst we know that virtual events will never replace our love to
meet and share stories in person, we know right now that what counts the
most is getting business lined up for 2021," Gilmore said.
ILTM said it is still working out the logistics but that it will have
more information on how advisors can participate in the coming weeks.