Yesawich to Report on 2012 MMGY Global Portrait of American Travelers During Luxury Travel Exchange

peter yesawichLuxury Travel Exchange International (LTX), a property of Questex Hospitality + Travel, announced today they have confirmed travel expert Peter C. Yesawich, vice chairman, MMGY Global to keynote its Tuesday General Session.

One of the most respected and insightful sources on the habits and preferences of American travelers, Yesawich's presentation will reveal findings of the 2012 MMGY Global Portrait of American Travelers.

“We are delighted to have Mr. Yesawich impart his knowledge and expertise to our audience of luxury travel advisors,” commented show and event director, Jennifer Fernandez. “Delegates will walk away with a real understanding on how they should position their selling strategy for tapping into the new affluent traveler. ”

"I am excited to share the findings of the ‘2012 MMGY Global Portrait of American Travelers’ with the Luxury Travel Exchange delegates. During the presentation, I will expose provocative insights into the evolving travel habits, preferences and intentions of the top 2 percent of U.S. leisure travelers," commented Peter C. Yesawich, vice chairman, MMGY Global. "This can be directly implemented into business plans for the upcoming year and positively affect their approach to gaining new clients."

Yesawich is vice chairman of MMGY and a frequent commentator on travel trends in publications such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, Newsweek and Business Week, and has been featured on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, BBC World and National Public Radio. Peter leads all of MMGY’s efforts in consumer insights. Peter is the recipient of the World Travel Award from the American Association of Travel Editors, The Albert E. Koehl Award from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) and the Silver Medal from the American Advertising Federation.

For an up-to-date schedule of the LTX conference program, please visit LTXInternational.com/ConferenceProgram. Registration for the Platinum Pass is still available for agents looking for a VIP experience, appointments and exclusive networking opportunities; advisors are strongly suggested to register by October 1st as the pass is on target to sell out. Suppliers looking to connect with luxury advisors should contact their sales representative immediately.

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