Luxury Travel Exchange International Kicked Off November 27, 2012

the venetian, the palazzo las vegasLuxury Travel Exchange International (LTX) kicked off November 27, 2012, with the debut of the Cruise Lines International Association Specialty Cruise Collection Showcase. Launched in mid-July, the CLIA Specialty Cruise Collection supports and promotes small ship, river, coastal, luxury, adventure and sailing ship member lines. The initiative seeks to enhance and extend the marketing and communications reach of these members.

LTX attendees had the opportunity to meet with hundreds of luxury and premium suppliers offering commissionable opportunities, including: American Express, AMResorts, Down Under Answers, Japan National Tourism Organization, Las Vegas Convention Visitors Authority, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Virtuoso®. Supporters: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Ensemble Travel Group, Signature Travel Network and The Travel Institute. Entertainment Sponsors: Base Entertainment and Cirque du Soleil; and the CLIA Specialty Cruise Collection, including: AMA Waterways, American Cruise Lines, Avalon Waterways, Crystal Cruises, Hurtigruten, Sea Dream Yacht Club, Seabourn Cruise Line, Silversea Cruises and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection.

Delegates also enjoyed a special holiday celebration at The Venetian, The Palazzo Las Vegas: the second annual Winter in Venice Holiday Celebration, which boasts 50 days of Italian-inspired holiday festivities.

LTX took place November 27-29, 2012 at The Palazzo Las Vegas. Visit and our sister publication,, for our exclusive coverage from the show floor.