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Jim Strong
Industry experts such as Jim Strong are onboard to speak at Luxury Travel Expo 2011.

Your time is valuable, and attending Luxury Travel Expo is the perfect way to maximize your time and investment necessary to increase your revenue. Whether you are an agency owner, a frontline agent or independent contractor, we have assembled more than 75 industry experts addressing relevant topics you can use in 2012. 

Luxury cruise executives on board: For the first time, Luxury Travel Expo will field a stellar lineup of luxury cruise executives during the new Wednesday Learning Luncheon and General Session, December 7, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. What’s new for luxury cruising heading into 2012? What are the trends in clients, itineraries, onboard products and shore adventures? What possibilities and pitfalls lie ahead for the industry? How do agents sell more luxury cruises and increase profitability? Get the inside scoop from the luxury cruise industry’s top executives. Confirmed to speak are Christine Duffy, president and CEO, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA); Mark
, president, Regent Seven Seas Cruises; Gregg Michel, president and CEO, Crystal Cruises; Peter Shanks, president and managing director, Cunard Line; and Ken Watson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Silversea Cruises.

Industry insider Jim Strong: We are also pleased that Jim Strong, president of Strong Travel Services, has signed on to present, “How to Sell Ultra-Luxury Hotels and
: Strategies from an Insider.” Strong will reveal how to uncover the best properties, how to sell them effectively and how to work closely with luxury properties to customize amenities and activities on behalf of your most discerning clients. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 6, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., for this “must attend” learning opportunity.

Join us for the 13th Luxury Travel Expo!

Date: December 6-8, 2011

Venue: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas



Early bird rates expire after August 31: Access to all general sessions, including the Learning Luncheon, and more than 25 sessions comes with both the Full Conference and Platinum passes. Register by August 31 and save 35 percent of onsite rates. Plus, use your American Express card for a 10 percent discount on your conference pass and an additional $10 off when you reserve your hotel stay with us.

Reserve your hotel stay to save 57 percent: Remember to reserve your stay at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, our Five Diamond host hotel. Confirm your stay for $129 per night plus tax. Those who reserve in our room block will save 57 percent of the advertised nightly room rate, plus half of the nightly resort fee giving attendees an additional savings of 60 percent per night. Advisors who register and reserve their hotel stay in the housing block will be entered to win one of the amazing trips included in our Experience Extraordinary ( program.


Learning Sessions
Learning sessions are the core of the event every year.