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First LGBT+ Tourism Summit to take place in Malta
International experts will discuss market developments, new marketing strategies and the economic prospects for the LGBT travel segment – The Malta Tourism Authority is collaborating with ITB Berlin, the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018
November 13, 2018
   #GayMalta
  
   #GayTravel
From the CEO: Come to New York, Where It All Began
In New York City, the 2019 forecast is rainbow-tinted. It’s the year the city commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising—the fateful event back in June 1969 that ignited the LGBTQ civil rights movement. And next year, we’re thrilled to hold our 36th Annual Global Convention in the city where it all began.
November 11, 2018
   IGLTA
   #GayNYC
   #GayTravel
LGBT Travel Market: Annual Spend Now Exceeds USD$218 billion
The annual value of total spending on travel and tourism by lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people is being revealed today by LGBT consulting specialists Out Now at WTM London.
November 07, 2018
   #GayUK
   #GayTravel
Pride Journey – Seattle
A journey to the Pacific Northwest is something I always look forward to. I love the natural beauty of Seattle and of course the abundance of fresh seafood the city has to offer. Its proximity to both Portland and Vancouver are also benefits and the three cities are connected via Amtrak, so visitors can easily turn a trip to the Emerald City into a multi-destination vacation.
October 26, 2018
   #GaySeattle
   #GayTravel
Virgin Atlantic launches 'Pride' flight with LGBTQ crew
Tituss Burgess to host London-New York flight featuring drag queen bingo and live performances for WorldPride in June 2019
October 10, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #GayTravel
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Welcomes VisitDallas as its Newest Global Partner
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association today announced its global partnership with VisitDallas, the official tourism marketing organization for the city of Dallas, Texas. As a Global Partner, VisitDallas strengthens its commitment to LGBTQ-welcoming travel and will provide year-round support for IGLTA, the organizational leader in advancing LGBTQ travel around the world.
October 09, 2018
   #GayDallas
   #GayTravel
   #Lesbian
Lesbians in the Travel Industry: In Conversation with Tanya Churchmuch
We spoke to Tanya Churchmuch about raising the profile of lesbians in the travel industry, as they are currently underrepresented.
October 03, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #GayTravel
   #Lesbian

Registration Opens for International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 2019 Convention in New York City

The 2019 theme, UNITE, emphasizes the need for tourism professionals to work together to create a more inclusive world for LGBTQ travelers
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September 27, 2018

   IGLTA
   #GayNYC
   #GayTravel
   #Lesbian
A Must-Read Update on Gay Travel Trends
LGBTQ events, such as the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Pride Parade, are important for attracting travelers looking for a friendly destination.
September 26, 2018
   #GayFlorida
   #GayPride
   #GayTravel
9 Bars & Restaurants Where You Can Be Your Full Queer Self in Seattle, WA
Seattle is one of the most progressive cities in the nation when it comes to LGBTQ visibility. The city is home to the first-ever LGBTQ scholarship fund, the nation’s largest LGBTQ chamber of commerce, and a significant number of LGBTQ-founded and -owned businesses, bars, restaurants, and experiences. Travel Out Seattle, a program of GSBA, helped us pick some of the best LGBTQ-aware and welcoming ...
September 21, 2018
   GSBA
   #GaySeattle
   #GayFoodie
   #GayTravel
Discovering Helskinki, Finland and Estonia – an LGBT Tour & Road Trip
We started our tour of Finland as any LGBT traveler would, with the city first.  We’d never been to Finland, nor this part of the Baltic region, so every site and sound, including the language, was completely new to us.
September 16, 2018
   #HelsinkiPride
   #GayTravel
Cast a Spell, Drink the Potion: Four Halloween Destinations for LGBT Travelers
Halloween, for many, as cliche as it sounds, is a time when they can go out in costume and take a break from the reality they’re living. Notions of what is considered normal go out the window, and debauchery and revelry take over. For gay travelers, Halloween can be a time to experience this effect in an array of cities, and not only in the United States, where the semi-official holiday is most pr...
September 16, 2018
   #GayNOLA
   #GayTravel
Here are the five friendliest LGBT hotels in the Stockholm
The ‘Open City’ of Stockholm just oozes romance. Set on two waters with a gorgeous old town (Gamla Stan), matched with sophisticated places to stay, eat, shop and visit, Stockholm makes for the perfect romantic break away (or perhaps even a naughty weekend!).
August 25, 2018
   #GayStockholm
   #GayTravel
VIDEO: Exploring Amsterdam's Pride with W Hotels
Join me on this adventure full of superheroes, drag queens and more during Amsterdam’s Gay Pride with W Hotels. We will attend the Queer Me Out panel and get the most extravagant breakfast on Pride day. I will also take you on board the W Amsterdam’s float, see everything that goes behind the scenes plus an exclusive interview with Dutch designer David Laport. Let’s go!
August 20, 2018
   #GayAmsterdam
   #GayTravel
The Open Closet with Domenico Gambolo
Born in Sicily (Italy) but currently based in the UK, Domenico Gambolo is a very passionate, funny and warm guy who loves traveling and getting to know other countries and cultures. Soon he is going to be our YouTuber host and to talk about travel and much more. Domenico is your g(a)uy next…
August 18, 2018
   #GayItaly
   #GayTravel
Live Your Gay European Fantasies With This ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Tour In Italy
A lot of people walked out of their viewing of Call Me By Your Name with the sudden urge to eat a peach and take a trip to Italy. Well, with a new tour that’s specifically for fans of the film, you can live out those daydreams — peach not included, as far as I know.
August 07, 2018
   Quiiky Travel
   #GayItaly
   #GayFilm
   #GayTravel
Most romantic European destinations?
Most romantic European destinations? The cities that will ignite the passion in your relationship.
August 05, 2018
   #ZurichPride
   #GayTravel
Introducing VACAYA - A Bold New Player In LGBT Travel
Created by award-winning tourism and travel executives with nearly 100 years of combined experience in entertainment, hospitality, and travel, VACAYA offers LGBT+ travelers a new choice – one with an unprecedented and maniacal guest focus, perfectly tailored to the needs and desires of the LGBT+ community.
August 02, 2018
   #GayTravel
Exploring Louisville, Kentucky... Bourbon Tasting, Hot Browns, Drag Brunch and More!!!
Richard and I arrived in Louisville after a nice, leisurely road trip from Indianapolis down through Bloomington and then the Hoosier National Forest. Gorgeous drive... we arrived in Louisville, where we checked in to the gorgeous 21c Louisville hotel, a melding of art museum and hotel.
July 26, 2018
   #GayKentucky
   #GayTravel
European Travel Commission and IGLTA Foundation Publish Handbook on LGBTQ Travel in Europe
The European Travel Commission (ETC), in collaboration with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF), has published its first study on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer travel segment.
July 26, 2018
   IGLTA
   #GayTravel
The #ILoveGay Q&A: Guiseppe Guilio
Welcome to our newest series featuring LGBTQ influencers, #ILoveGay ambassadors, movers and shakers and all around great people. Today we sit down with one of our newest ambassador, IGLTA Member / Travel Design & Digital PR guru Guiseppe Guilio and find out what he’s all about.
July 12, 2018
   #GayItaly
  
   #GayTravel
Top 10 LGBT cruises
From the best parties in the world to relaxing on a tropical beach, blogger Marcus Adams (aka Sparkx) selects the top 10 LGBT and LGBT-friendly cruises
July 03, 2018
   #GayCruise
   #GayTravel
From Budapest, with love.
If you’re looking for some travel inspiration, is Hungary in the mix? The city of Budapest is making its case as to why it should be at the top of your wish-list. I caught up with Zsolt Erdei, President of the Humen Travel Touristic Association, for a behind-the-scenes look at the Pink Budapest campaign. What […]
June 27, 2018
  
   #GayTravel
IGLTA Partners with ETC and VISITFLANDERS to Advance LGBTQ travel in Europe
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association united with The European Travel Commission and the Flemish tourist board VISITFLANDERS to present the Educational Forum on LGBTQ Tourism at the Hilton Brussels Grand Place on 21 June. The event provided a preview of key findings from The Handbook on LGBTQ Tourism in Europe, scheduled for release next month as a joint research project from ETC ...
June 25, 2018
   IGLTA
   #GayBrussels
   #GayTravel



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