Knowledge is Key to Earning More



Apply for a hosted position during Luxury Travel Exchange

The application process for the second annual Luxury Travel Exchange, to be held on December 6, lets you pre-schedule one-to-one with suppliers based on your interest. The event is perfect for advisors looking to maximize their time and forge relationships with suppliers, learn about new products and offerings or receive updates from suppliers in an intimate setting. Go to for details and to apply.

Save 35 percent on your stay

Rooms are selling out in the Luxury Travel Expo room block, available exclusively through Par Avion. Don’t miss out on the low $129-per-night room rate and the exclusive offers only Luxury Travel Expo can provide.

Enjoy Discounted Tickets to Disney’s The Lion King, an exclusive rate to Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour by Cirque du Soleil, special offers for Charlie Palmer’s Aureole and Hubert Keller’s Fleur and restaurants and retailers in the Shoppes at Mandalay Place.

Experience Extraordinary October

Launched in May, the Experience Extraordinary program has over $200,000 worth of prizes for agents monthly, including luxe trips around the world, MGM Resorts International vacation packages, gift cards from Shop Las Vegas and more.

Register and Reserve Your Stay in our housing block to be eligible to win more than $4,000 in gift cards from Shop Las Vegas. This is a great way to enjoy your time at Luxury Travel Expo with a shopping spree at Fashion Show, Miracle Mile, The Shoppes at The Palazzo, Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas, Grand Canal Shoppes and more.



The other day, I was talking with a colleague about an annual conference we attend together. I find these conferences to be useful in catching up with colleagues and vendors while learning about the latest tools and techniques. They are a great refresher on the latest marketing tactics as well as products I can use in next year’s marketing campaigns. In fact, the 2010 conference was where I found ideas on how to utilize social media for lead generation.

I attend events because they teach me to do my job better and help me be a better marketer. It also enables me to grow my network of contacts through networking. (And it doesn’t hurt that they have evening functions that are laid-back and conducive to simply letting loose.)

How do you get your education? What do you do to keep on top of the latest ship you can offer your clients? How do you research new revenue streams? What can you provide that is outside the norm to your clients? How do you keep it all straight?

This year, we are happy to inject some new initiatives into Luxury Travel Expo. First, we moved the start time to 9 a.m., allowing us to provide you with more education time. Make sure your travel arrangements give you plenty of time to arrive in Las Vegas. Next, we moved our General Sessions to the afternoon for those of you finding it hard to wake up early after a long night out on the town. In addition, we moved them to Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons so we can provide you with more learning opportunities on Thursday. The Wednesday Learning Luncheon, a hybrid of our popular Thursday General Session, is a chance to relax and rejuvenate before an afternoon on the trade show floor.

Thursday brings us to our “Fast Track” afternoon, which was born to give you the maximum return on your time at Luxury Travel Expo. These rapid-fire programs include four hard-hitting educational programs on Travel Insurance, Luxury Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, Consultative Selling and Customer Service, and Online Reputation Management and Branding. Plus, we bring you marketing unlike any you have ever seen—in roundtable format, learning from the best gurus in the industry.

You spoke, and we listened. We added more educational opportunities than Luxury Travel Expo has ever provided. Take all that learning back to your office so you can earn more from this profitable niche. Don’t miss a step. Registered advisors can create their own personal conference schedule by adding seminars in their LTE Connect account. View the website and start planning today.

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