Tag: IGLTA

IGLTA Cancels Global Convention for May 2020

editor editor- March 7, 2020 01:46

The IGLTA announced the postponement of its Annual Global Convention due to the current threat with the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The convention was scheduled to take place in Milan, Italy, from ... Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association welcomes new global hospitality partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 15:23

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association is proud to announce Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the original boutique hotel company, as a Silver Level global partner. IGLTA is the world’s leading network ... Read More

Atlanta to host 2021 International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Global Convention

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019 16:10

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, as the host city for its 38th Annual Global Convention, 5-8 ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 20:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual Global Convention at the New York Hilton Midtown, 25-27 April. Be ... Read More

The IGLTA Foundation brings Voyage to New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 18:47

The IGLTA Foundation is putting finishing touches on Voyage, its signature fundraising event, unfolding at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers on Friday, 26 April. Produced in conjunction with the IGLTA ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place from 24 to 27 April ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation adds industry leaders from Google & Airbnb to its Board

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:51

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation announced today that Dougal Mckenzie, Head of Industry, Travel, at Google, and Maria Cuba, Global Diversity Lead for Airbnb’s Experiences platform have been appointed ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

IGLTA, Queer Destinations and Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism to promote LGBTQ+tourism in Mexico

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 21:28

Within the 53rd edition of the ITB international travel trade show in Berlin, Germany, the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) and Queer Destinations (QD) signed a Letter of Intent with ... Read More

IGLTA unveils all-new visual identity with refreshed branding and logo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 15:33

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) has just unveiled a fresh visual identity of its core brand elements across its website, mobile site, emails and social media channels. Reflecting the ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: from 6 to 10 March ... Read More

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019 01:42

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part of its expansion plan for Sonders & Beach Group partner ... Read More

IGLTA and TTC join forces to promote greater LGBTQ+ inclusivity in travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 15:44

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) today welcomed The Travel Corporation (TTC) to its elite group of global partners. The international travel group, which includes 29 brands, delivers a diverse ... Read More

IGLTA signs ASTA as its official partner for New York City event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 21:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) announced today that the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) will serve as the official partner for its Buyer/Supplier Marketplace during its 36th Annual ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:07

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total travel expenditure. Read More

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association to honor Miami tourism pioneer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 01:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) will present the Hanns Ebensten Hall of Fame Award to George Neary, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ tourism, during its 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Milan Loves You: Lombardy capital launches new LGBTQ tourism project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 02:15

Sonders and Beach Italy Srl Group, the parent company of QMagazine and Quiiky tour operator, will participate this year in the New York Times Travel Show as promoter and spokesperson ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018 07:13

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT tourism in the world. The ... Read More

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2016 11:05

Under the leadership of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO, Dr. Mario Hardy, PATA as a travel and tourism organization has gained importance, leadership, and reach. Read More

Red Roof chain partners with International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association

editor editor- May 11, 2010 05:50

Red Roof, a leader in the economy lodging segment has partnered with the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) to offer chain-wide discounts to the Lesbian, Gay, Bi and ... Read More

Chapel Hill, N.C. to host gay and lesbian travel symposium

editor editor- September 3, 2009 05:11

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Chapel Hill area will host a familiarization tour and symposium for members of the gay and lesbian travel trade, including media and tour planners, September ... Read More