Headline speaker announced for A Taste of ILTM at WTM

esorts has been confirmed as keynote speaker at the inaugural A Taste of ILTM at WTM.

Mark DeCocinis took on the role in August having held senior positions at Shangri-La and Ritz Carlton.

He will be sharing his take on the luxury travel sector, how it has developed over recent years and what he believes the future will bring.

The audience will be made up of up to 50 high end suppliers and up to 60 buyers including tour operators and agents.

Aspire is the media partner for the event which will work much like its sister event ITLM in Cannes with one to one appointments?over the course of two?days.

It gives World Travel Market a dedicated luxury pavilion for the first time.

WTM director Simon Press said: “The event brings a dedicated luxury focus to WTM for the first time, bringing new product to the event floor and new buyers improving the overall offering for all participants."

Exhibitors include Indian Routes, Sumahan on the Water, Cappadocia Cave Resort & Spa, Indian Holiday, San Francisco Travel Association, Vienna Tourist Board, Beverly Hills Convention Bureau, Hotel Le Fontanelle, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, Hotel Grand Bretagne, Blue Palance Resort & Spa, Astir Palace Resort, Santa Marina Resort & Villas, Mustang Monument, Alila Hotels & Resorts and Rixos Hotels.

There are still a couple of spaces left for Aspire agents at the event which takes place on November 4-5 at the Excel Centre so if you want to get involved or find out more go to wtmlondon.com/luxury