Luxury Travel Expo Update: The "A" List

If you need proof of how keen suppliers are to partner with agents, all you have to do is look at the impressive list of the Luxury Travel Expo sponsors. Alicia Evanko

American Express (www.americanexpress.com/travelprofessional) has partnered with travel agents and the industry for more than a century to nurture a strong travel and tourism community. American Express is Luxury Travel Expo's premier sponsor. If you use your American Express card to register for Luxury Travel Expo, you will receive a 10 percent discount.

Brendan Worldwide Vacations (www.brendanvacations.com) remains a family-owned and operated business that prides itself on offering unique vacation experiences throughout the world.

Classic Vacations (www.classicvacations.com) provides perfectly tailored vacations for discerning travelers to Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Europe and Tahiti. Classic's services include a full line of vacation components.

Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (www.gohawaii.com) markets the Islands of Aloha as a leisure destination to achieve steady growth in visitor expenditures with U.S.- and Canada-focused messages emphasizing the Hawaiian experience and the diversity of the islands.

Insight Vacations (www.insightvacations.com) provides premium tours to Europe, the United States, Canada and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Las Vegas (www.lvcva.com), the host of our event, is an ever-changing city that has seen unbelievable expansion since it emerged from the desert 100 years ago.

MGM Mirage (www.mgmmirage.com) offers an unrivaled collection of premier resorts including: Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor, Treasure Island, Excalibur and Circus-Circus.

PromPeru (www.peru.info), Peru's government institution, will be back again to educate agents on Peru. Peru offers incomparable nature, exquisite cuisine, luxurious and unique accommodations and the warm hospitality of its people.

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection (www.redcarnationhotels.com) is comprised of 10 luxury properties with locations in London, Geneva, Cape Town and Palm Beach.

The Small Luxury Hotels of the World (www.slh.com) group is a collection of more than 400 independently owned exclusive hotels in more than 65 countries.

Sol Melia Hotels & Resorts (www.solmelia.com) is one of the world's most successful hotel companies, managing four distinctive brands—Melia Hotels, Tryp Hotels, Sol Hotels and Paradisus Resorts.

Trafalgar Tours (www.trafalgar.com) leads more than 200 tours to Europe, Britain, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and South America.

Uniworld Grand River Cruises (www.uniworld.com), a river cruise and tour operator that provides an all-inclusive experience, focuses on luxury vacations in Europe, Russia, China and Egypt.

Virtuoso (www.virtuoso.com) is the industry's leading leisure travel network. This by-invitation-only organization comprises more than 6,000 elite travel specialists in 22 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand.

We offer our thanks to all of our sponsors for becoming partners with Luxury Travel Expo and the travel agent community. Their loyalty and commitment have added much to the growing success of this vibrant industry.

The early-bird rate of $35 expires on August 31. Visit www.luxurytravelexpo.com to register today.

Alicia Evanko, CMP Show Director aevanko@questex.com