Early Birds Get the Worm


Jennifer Fernandez
Jennifer Fernandez

Summer is wrapping up and 2012 will be here before you know it! For those serious about making more from luxury travel, attending Luxury Travel Expo is a great way to make the contacts necessary to exceed your client’s every wish. Our agents are responsible for contributing $2 billion in travel decision-making. Wouldn’t you like to get your share? Make sure Luxury Travel Expo is on your calendar.

Learn real tools from industry experts: This year’s program will have industry experts sharing their firsthand perspective on “Handling Challenge and Change: Tour Executives Outline Trends and Opportunities for 2012 and Beyond.” Learn how to stimulate post-crisis sales and get clients to return to vacation destinations, and listen up as they divulge related trends in clients, itineraries and destinations; their hottest destinations; and trendy booking insights for 2012. Set to present are Greg Bernd, co-president, Classic Vacations; John Lovell, president, Vacation.com; Dan Mahar, CEO and board member, Tauck World Discovery; Ian Swain, owner and president, Swain Tours; and Scott Wiseman, president and CEO, Abercrombie & Kent USA.

Save on your flight to Vegas: Book your flight to the host city while costs are still low! American Airlines, Continental, Delta and United have discounts for Luxury Travel Expo attendees. Check the expo website for details.

Last opportunity to enter this summer’s Experience Extraordinary: Dreaming about dipping your toes into the Caribbean? Find yourself imagining a stroll along the River Thames? Win one of our fabulous vacations in our Experience Extraordinary program. Simply register and reserve your hotel stay early!

Early bird rates expire after August 31: This year, attendees have even more ways to save. There are only a few more days to save up to 35 percent on onsite rates. Starting September 1, the Full Conference Pass price increases to $125 and the Platinum Pass to $225. Use your American Express card to get a 10 percent discount on your conference pass. Stay in our hotel block at Mandalay Bay and save an additional $10.  And agents who attend with colleagues receive an additional discount. E-mail [email protected] to avail of our “Buy three, get one free” offer! Our staff will provide you with a code and more details on securing the complimentary pass!

Secure more exclusive savings with us: We have secured 50 percent discount on tickets to Disney’s The Lion King, an exclusive rate to Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, and special offers for Charlie Palmer’s Aureole and Hubert Keller’s Fleur, as well as restaurants and retailers in the Shoppes at Mandalay Place.

Remember that when you reserve in our room block you save 57 percent off the advertised nightly room rate, plus half off the nightly resort fee, giving you an additional savings of 60 percent per night. The earlier you act, the more you save!

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