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3 - 6 December 2012: Cannes, France

ILTM 2012 Opening Forum profiles tomorrow ‘s world of luxury

Pioneers from Oberoi, Bulgari and Condé Nast review experiences, reveal predictions and share advice on reaching new luxury markets

CANNES – A high profile range of international leaders from the world of luxury will take part in a series of exclusive, conversational, one-to-one interviews at the Opening Forum of this year’s International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in Cannes on Monday 3 December. The ILTM Opening Forum launches ILTM 2012 – the annual, ‘invitation-only’ event for the world of global luxury travel, taking place from 3 – 6 December in Cannes, France.

Participating magnates leading the line up include Mr P.R.S. Oberoi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Oberoi Group and Mr Silvio Ursini, Executive Vice President, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts.

The scene will once again be set by John Andrews, Consultant Editor of The Economist who will reveal his predictions for ‘The World in 2013’.   Nicholas Coleridge, President of Condé Nast International will conclude the Forum with an overview of tomorrow’s ‘New World of Luxury’: which countries are performing, where key luxury brands are focusing and where to look for tomorrow’s luxury consumers.

ILTM features the world’s definitive collection of luxury experiences and prestigious luxury travel products for the exclusive benefit of the most discerning luxury travel buyers and agents from across the globe.  One of the world’s most important luxury travel forums, the event opens with the ILTM Opening Forum on Monday 3 December and closes on Thursday 6 December, welcoming top international luxury travel suppliers and buyers to meet and discuss the key issues facing the industry today in a series of scheduled meetings and social networking events.

ILTM comments: “We are delighted to welcome such leading experts from the world of international luxury to this year’s ILTM.  Luxury travel is an increasingly important lifestyle choice for high net worth individuals across the globe and we are delighted to attract such a distinguished group of luxury leaders to share a platform – as well as their expertise and experience – at this year’s ILTM.”

The ILTM Opening Forum will take place on Monday 3 December from 6 – 8pm at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.