LTX is in the air


The leaves have definitely changed here in New York City and I love the smell of the brisk air in the morning. That said, on my walk home from work the other day, the air turned to wind and I found myself unprepared. I did my best to dodge the blustery tunnels and walk quickly to turn my commute from a nice walk into a bus ride. 

Winter in Venice debuts at LTX

Dubbed “A Gift of The Venetian,” LTX delegates will be able to participate in the second annual Winter in Venice™ Holiday Celebration, a one-of-a-kind celebration taking you through 50 days of Italian-inspired holiday festivities, an elaborate “gingerbread fantasy”, nightly performances by famed Mannheim Steamroller and more. Each attendee who stays at The Palazzo in the LTX block will receive “The Passaporto di Winter in Venice” which includes exclusive specials for skating, retail, dining, entertainment and more.

Delegates who book their stay at The Palazzo can expect festive holiday touches including warm apple cider upon arrival and a sincere “Welcome to Winter in Venice” greeting. Strolling carolers and gondoliers singing holiday classics will set the mood as festive music plays throughout the resorts with joyful winter décor inside and out.

There are just a few rooms left at the reduced attendee rate of $105 which includes “LTX exclusive” benefits such as a complimentary Resort Fee (a value of over $150). Reserve your stay online at or contact 866-364-9512 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST (Mon-Fri).

Registration open until November 19th

LTX is right around the corner and registration is still open for a few more weeks. If you haven’t confirmed your participation, make sure you do it by November 19th as there will not be an opportunity to do so onsite. Badge credentials will be available onsite beginning November 27th. The Gold Pass is still available and readers of LTA receive this best value for just $75 which equates to 25% off rack rates!


The weather turning from summer to autumn doesn’t remind me of the kids in schools like it does to others—instead for me it’s a sign that it’s the end of the year and I need to start preparing for the year ahead.

How do you prepare for the year ahead? Some clean their files and purge while others make resolutions to do just that. I check out industry show schedules to make sure I am up to date on the latest trends and education in my field.

It’s not too late for you to do the same. With Luxury Travel Exchange just a few weeks away, I wanted to remind you how you can best be prepared for the year ahead. We have a wonderful event planned and have seen registrations surge in the past few weeks. We are busy on the phone with advisors excited for the show, answering questions about educational programming, scheduling advisors for their appointments and putting the finishing touches on our popular Luxury After Dark party.

I would be remiss to not recognize our luxury supplier partners who are true supporters of what you do each and every day; they include: AMA Waterways, American Cruise Lines, American Express, AMResorts, Avalon Waterways, Base Entertainment, Cirque du Soleil, Cruise Lines International Association, Crystal Cruises, Down Under Answers, Ensemble Travel Group, Hurtigruten, Japan National Tourism Organization, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Seabourn Cruise Line, Seadream Yacht Club, Signature Travel Network, Silversea Cruises, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, The Travel Institute,, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, and Virtuoso.

Make sure to pay them a visit and learn more while in the exchange tradeshow. Use the website and LTX Connect to plan. Sessions do not require pre-registration and are open to all confirmed advisors.

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