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First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International Airport featuring Kennedy Davenport. Produced ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and beyond were hitting the streets for South Korea's Gay Pride ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei ... 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

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

editor editor- April 4, 2019 00:49

The list of Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes, and now even companies, expanding globally as well, is growing every day in support of a boycott of Brunei hotels owned by the ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019 05:34

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. "It makes a difference to all our LGBT visitors and ... 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

Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 00:30

Miami Beach is an award-winning LGBTQ destination filled with spirit and pride offering a multitude of experiences that cater to gay travelers from around the globe. From new, "hetero-friendly" hotels ... 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

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th place to the top of ... Read More

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:41

Argentina and Brazil had always been competing. This is not only true for soccer, but also for tourism. Anti-LGBT policies in the making in Brazil may contribute to an even bigger ... 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

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

Hawaii Tourism follows LGBT Hawaii suggestion, releases study on Taiwan and Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017 23:05

The studies on Japan and Taiwan provide valuable information from survey respondents in each country that Hawaii tourism industry partners can utilize to attract more LGBT travelers from these two ... Read More

Marriott welcomes LGBT guests to “Be You, With Us”

editor editor- June 8, 2012 05:57

BETHESDA, Md. - Marriott International, Inc. today announced a new marketing campaign aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers, friends and families – "Be You, With Us". Read More

FITUR 2012 announces staging of second edition of FITUR LGBT

editor editor- November 8, 2011 07:10

The exhibition area devoted to the LGBT tourism segment, which is organized in collaboration with Diversity Consulting and enjoys the support of the Madrid City Council Tourism Department through the Read More

LGBT groups to counter Houston Pray Away the Gay Conference

editor editor- August 31, 2011 07:15

HOUSTON, Texas - A coalition of local and national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) organizations will host a week-long series of educational and entertainment events, as well as a ... Read More

From Judy Garland rooms to pink houses, expect a gay welcome

editor editor- April 2, 2010 08:48

"Whether you're a couple looking for an enjoyable and hassle-free holiday or a single traveler searching for like-minded fun, real TripAdvisor travelers have done the hard work for you by ... Read More

The gay and lesbian tourism market

editor editor- January 7, 2010 10:25

In this down market the gay and lesbian travel market has been one area of growth in the tourism and travel industry. Read More

Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

editor editor- August 14, 2009 02:22

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is to ask gay and lesbian holidaymakers how they want the travel industry to market to them. Read More

NYC promoters woo gay, lesbian tourists

editor editor- April 8, 2009 05:45

NEW YORK — New York City officials are turning to gays and lesbians to help reduce a projected $4 billion budget deficit. Read More

Sweet Southwest

editor editor- February 11, 2009 03:51

Southwest Airlines has announced that it has entered an agreement with Sweet, a lesbian travel company, to become the exclusive domestic airline of the Sweet Caribbean Cruise. Read More

Community Marketing announces European Symposium on Gay & Lesbian Tourism

editor editor- November 19, 2008 04:25

Community Marketing announced their European Symposium on Gay & Lesbian Tourism, to be held at the Cumberland Hotel in London on February 13, 2009. Read More

Area tries to attract gay tourism

editor editor- August 29, 2008 04:09

Chapel Hill was the first town in the state to include sexual orientation as a category of hate crime law, as well as the first to elect an openly gay ... Read More

Sweet’s maiden voyage to set sail on Norwegian Spirit

editor editor- August 28, 2008 03:54

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 27, 2008) - Sweet, a new lesbian travel company, today announced it has finalized an agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line to charter the 1,972-passenger Norwegian Spirit. Read More

Vancouver should lure lesbian tourists: councillor

editor editor- July 23, 2008 03:59

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver councillor wants more American lesbians to visit his city and hopes city council will come up with $25,000 to target the potentially lucrative market. Read More

Effectively targeting gay travel markets explored at World Travel Market

editor editor- July 3, 2008 06:26

Lesbian and gay travelers have the same wide demographic segments as the straight traveling population. Read More

Luxury Retreats explores gay friendly travel

editor editor- June 13, 2008 05:02

Luxury Retreats, a leader in the luxury villa rental industry, recently announced the creation of a website dedicated to private rental homes in gay- and lesbian-friendly travel destinations. Out Villas ... Read More

As economy lags, more lesbians and gays plan travel

editor editor- June 3, 2008 01:57

According to a recent U.S. national survey conducted by Harris Interactive®, 38 percent of gay and lesbian adults report they are absolutely certain or very likely to take their vacations ... Read More