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Pride events in the US beyond the parades

Pride events in the US beyond the parades | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As the LGBTQIA community has evolved, so has the spectrum of Pride offerings -- well beyond parades. Find out about lower-key Pride events for 2019 across the United States.

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The Founding of VACAYA

The Founding of VACAYA | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

VACAYA is the first large-scale LGBT+ vacation company for adults to launch in decades and is travelers’ hot new choice in LGBT experiences. VACAYA charters entire ships and resorts, so LGBT+ travelers have the freedom to express their individuality, make personal connections, celebrate life, rev up, or simply relax… together.

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Top 10 cities LGBT travelers are booking for Gay Pride this year, according to Orbitz

Top 10 cities LGBT travelers are booking for Gay Pride this year, according to Orbitz | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There are more than 150 cities across America that celebrate Gay Pride, with events like concerts (like New York City's famous Dance on the Pier with past singers like Cher), marches (like the annual Trans March in Atlanta), parades (like Capital Pride in Washington D.C.) and all-night parties (like Overboard LBC on the Queen Mary cruise ship in Long Beach, California).

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LGBT Vacation Company Is Changing The Game For Queer Travel

LGBT Vacation Company Is Changing The Game For Queer Travel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

VACAYA is the first large-scale LGBTQ vacation company to launch in decades, and their all-inclusive trips are setting the bar high for competitors. 

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Come Experience Temptation Cancun Resort Pride Week 2019

Come Experience Temptation Cancun Resort Pride Week 2019 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

July 28 - August 3, 2019: Journey to the other end of the rainbow and discover a new, exciting way to play! Join us this July 2019, for an extraordinary week of fun & adventure. This wild pride celebration offers an uninhibited environment where diverse groups come together to be free. Pride week will be jam-packed with exciting sports & activities, outrageous theme parties, and of course non-stop fun in the sun.

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Travel Advisors Serving LGBTQ Travelers Must Know All the Nuances

Travel Advisors Serving LGBTQ Travelers Must Know All the Nuances | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

More people are venturing to non-traditional destinations in pursuit of unique experiences, a trend that presents particular risks for LGBTQ travelers, as Travel advisors serving the LGBTQ community need to be familiar with norms and laws affecting their clients in destinations around the globe. That doesn't mean banning every unfriendly destination, but does require knowing how to deal with them.

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Pride Travel is Heating Up: Orbitz Survey Reveals Top LGBTQ+ Travel Considerations and Trending Destinations for 2019 Pride Events

Pride Travel is Heating Up: Orbitz Survey Reveals Top LGBTQ+ Travel Considerations and Trending Destinations for 2019 Pride Events | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Did last year's Pride celebrations give you FOMO? With April acting as the unofficial kick off to Pride season, recognized annually and internationally throughout June, now is the perfect time to start planning a trip around the upcoming 2019 Pride festivities. Travelers planning a trip to celebrated Pride destinations including Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco and New York City can browse hotels, booking tips and itineraries using the new Orbitz Pride Travel Guide launching April 1 at Orbitz.com/Pride.

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United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers

United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Passengers who choose to will soon be able to pick a gender option other than male or female when booking their plane tickets. On Friday, United Airlines United Airlines passengers who choose to will soon be able to pick a gender option other than male or female when booking tickets.

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Meet the companies and individuals championing diversity in travel

Meet the companies and individuals championing diversity in travel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Just how diverse is your business? Abigail Healy speaks to companies that are driving change and offering inspiration to others keen to make a difference when it comes to promoting diversity.

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Pride Journey: Provincetown/Cape Cod

Pride Journey: Provincetown/Cape Cod | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

By now, most of you know I march to the beat of my own drummer, so when I decided to visit a summer time destination in the winter, people weren’t surprised. Cape Cod is known for attracting throngs of LGBTQ beach and party goers to its northernmost tip, Provincetown. Having never been to P-Town, the locals found it surprising that I would visit during the winter, when the towns population is a fraction of what it is during the summer.

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Gayborhoods aren't dead. In fact, there are more of them than you think.

Gayborhoods aren't dead. In fact, there are more of them than you think. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Gayborhoods aren't dying but have shifted into cultural archipelagos: a series of queer islands, connected by sexuality and gender.

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Guam & Japan – an LGBTQ Adventure Pride World’s Exclusive Tour

Guam & Japan – an LGBTQ Adventure Pride World’s Exclusive Tour | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Leave it to PrideWorld, an IWorld of Travel Company, to bring you the perfect combination of a well known LGBTQ destination like Japan and an emerging destination - Guam!

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The Travelin' Bum Influencer Jeff Perla Q&A | Pride Perspective

The Travelin' Bum Influencer Jeff Perla Q&A | Pride Perspective | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

iHeartRadio spoke with the creator behind the growing Instagram feed dedicated to bare bums and LGBTQ coming out stories

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Five Cities Hope to host first South County Pride celebration

Five Cities Hope to host first South County Pride celebration | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The first Pride celebration in southern San Luis Obispo County, California, will take place in Arroyo Grande in June, but nonprofit 5 Cities Hope says it needs community help to make the LGBT event a success.

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Temptation Cancun Resort Comes Out For Pride Week 2019

Temptation Cancun Resort Comes Out For Pride Week 2019 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

It’s that time again – get out the glitter, stop eating carbs, get those brows done and break out the rainbows – it’s PRIDE 2019! I don’t want to see any of you rolling your eyes and yawning, “Oh that again?” If as a frequent traveler from Pride to Pride – Miami, LA, San Diego, New York, San Francisco, Long Beach – the shine has somewhat dulled over the years; the crowds have blended into a blur, the headliners all seem the same, and the drinks get smaller but more expensive. Sigh. What’s a girl, or guy, or inbetweener to do?

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Miami Beach Pride 2019

Miami Beach Pride 2019 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Our team descended upon Miami Beach this past week to celebrate Miami Beach Pride in all of its forms, from flag raising to light ceremonies to business mixers and then, of course, Pride!

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For the 8th Consecutive Year, HRC Names MGM Resorts One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

For the 8th Consecutive Year, HRC Names MGM Resorts One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

MGM Resorts International is proud to announce that it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier bench-marking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.  MGM Resorts joins the ranks of over 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

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Check Out This LGBTQ Travel Influencer Opportunity by VACAYA

Check Out This LGBTQ Travel Influencer Opportunity by VACAYA | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Introducing an incredible new opportunity for LGBTQ Travel Influencers to join VACAYA as Social Media Ambassadors on their inaugural cruise to Provincetown August 11-18, 2019, with stops in Bar Harbor, Maine and St. John, New Brunswick in Canada.

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How Do Queer Families Choose a Destination?

How Do Queer Families Choose a Destination? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Because many countries and states lack protections against LGBTQ travelers, finding a destination your family will feel safe in can sometimes be tricky.

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A Weekend Exporing Baltimore, aka “Charm City”

A Weekend Exporing Baltimore, aka “Charm City” | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

What started as a trip down to Baltimore to both present on LGBTQ social media marketing, and attend one of their Maryland Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) mixers, turned into a wonderful weekend exploring Baltimore, from downtown to Hampden to Midtown, and points in between, including Mt Vernon, Inner Harbor and Fells Point.

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Connect Travel Launches The Connect Thrive Summit

Connect Travel Launches The Connect Thrive Summit | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Connect Travel is pleased to announce The Connect Thrive Summit, a global conference focused on community development through LGBTQ travel, sports and entertainment. The Connect Thrive Summit will take place Oct. 3-5, 2019, at the Parc 55 in San Francisco.

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Explore Machu Picchu & Peru with the Legendary Sherry Vine!

Explore Machu Picchu & Peru with the Legendary Sherry Vine! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

LGBT Group Takes Travelers on 5-star Adventure with International Drag Sensation - Travelers can visit one of the most stunning historical wonders of the world alongside drag legend Sherry Vine this…

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The Top 10 Countries for Gay Travelers

The Top 10 Countries for Gay Travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The top 10 countries for gay travelers in the world according to ShawnVoyage. Here I dissect some of the best countries to travel in for gay travelers.

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Guam & Japan – an LGBTQ Adventure Pride World’s Exclusive Tour

Guam & Japan – an LGBTQ Adventure Pride World’s Exclusive Tour | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Leave it to PrideWorld, an IWorld of Travel Company, to bring you the perfect combination of a well known LGBTQ destination like Japan and an emerging destination - Guam!

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