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Tinder Partners With Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Tinder Partners With Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Popular dating app Tinder has announced it is partnering with the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras for its 40th anniversary festival this year. Tinder is going completely rainbow for the event with a colourful float in the Mardi Gras parade. The app will also host an interactive space on Fair Day to help experienced …

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WATCH: Meet the cute guys starring in this travel brand's first gay couple shoot

WATCH: Meet the cute guys starring in this travel brand's first gay couple shoot | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The beautiful cottage – Broomhills in Melbourne, Derbyshire – is surrounded by rolling green hills, with the Peak District visible in the distance

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Nomadic Gay Couple Shares How They Organize Everything from Bags to Business Class Travel

Nomadic Gay Couple Shares How They Organize Everything from Bags to Business Class Travel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

We are gay couple Stefan and Sebastien. Stefan is from London, originally Greek Cypriot. Sebastien is from France. We met in London in 2009 at the GAY bar in Soho and have been together since. In 2014, we quit our lives and jobs in London to travel the world together. …

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Piedmont Airlines To Significantly Enhance NGPA Sponsorship in 2018

Piedmont Airlines To Significantly Enhance NGPA Sponsorship in 2018 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Today, the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) announced that Piedmont Airlines will expand their 2018 sponsorship commitment, becoming the Association’s first regional airline in the Diamond-level category.

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Matt & Richard Explore Southeast Arizona

Matt & Richard Explore Southeast Arizona | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Since our last trip took us from Phoenix north through Sedona and the Grand Canyon, we decided on this trip we would head south, using Tucson as our base!

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Five Questions: Exclusive Interview with Richard Gray, Fort Lauderdale's pied piper for LGBT travelers

Five Questions: Exclusive Interview with Richard Gray, Fort Lauderdale's pied piper for LGBT travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When Richard Gray, managing director of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, presented at the 17th Annual Community Marketing LGBT Tourism and Hospitality Conference in Las Vegas last month, the audience paid very close attention. Gray is recognized as a pioneer in marketing to LGBT travelers and credited with attracting 1.5 million of them to Fort Lauderdale every year, boosting the local economy to the tune of $1.5 billion.

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Fort Lauderdale welcomes LGBTs with low fares, warm beaches

Fort Lauderdale welcomes LGBTs with low fares, warm beaches | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With 16 gay hotels, more than twice as many gay bars and nightclubs, pristine beaches, and warm winter weather, it is easy to see why Fort Lauderdale is a favorite LGBT getaway. Fort Lauderdale showcases the best of all worlds. It has big-city nightlife, culture, full service hotels and museums, plus stunning white sandy beaches, expansive public parks, and some of the top gay resorts.

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2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed!

2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

GayTravel.com — a trusted resource for LGBTQ travelers across the globe — today announced the winners of the 2017 Gay Travel Awards.

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Disney Destinations Designated IGLTA Global Partner Corporate Member

Disney Destinations Designated IGLTA Global Partner Corporate Member | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Disney Destinations has been designated as a Global Partner Corporate Member of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association. Disney Destinations joins brands worldwide that have committed to year-round support of the association and LGBT-welcoming travel.

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Come Visit LGBT Louisville

Come Visit LGBT Louisville | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Louisville is touted across the globe for being welcoming, inclusive and compassionate. In fact, Travel + Leisure calls Louisville “One of the Friendliest Cities in America.”

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Opinion | The Risks of Traveling While Queer

Opinion | The Risks of Traveling While Queer | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Many people love long car trips. For my girlfriend and me, they’re full of danger.

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LGBT travel author helps Guam market to same-sex marriage market

LGBT travel author helps Guam market to same-sex marriage market | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Guam Visitor's Bureau will be working on improving Guam’s LGBT visitor market. Guam - A recent GVB membership mixer featured guest Speaker Andrew Collins who will be helping GVB's marketing department create tools to promote Guam's Visitor market to the LGBT community. Collins has been writing for and editing LGBT and mainstream travel guidebooks,…

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Whistler Pride 2018 Was Over The Top With LGBTQ Influencers In The Mix

Whistler Pride 2018 Was Over The Top With LGBTQ Influencers In The Mix | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This year, we had the opportunity to be a part of Whistler Pride 2018 (#WhistlerPride2018), produced by Dean Nelson and the folks at Tourism Whistler, with a wide variety of incredible partners along the way.

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New York Times Travel Show Celebrates 15 Years

New York Times Travel Show Celebrates 15 Years | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Among the highlights of the 2018 show was a brand new LGBTQ Travel Pavilion, which showcased some of the latest trends in LGBTQ-centric tourism. Exhibitors in the new pavilion included ManAboutWorld, Out in the Vineyard, Oscar Wilde Tours, Shady Ladies Tours, R Family Vacations, Quiiky-Gay Tours in Italy, Outings & Adventures, Insider Voyagers and the Stonewall National Monument.

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LGBTQ tourism and hospitality survey results revealed

LGBTQ tourism and hospitality survey results revealed | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The results from the 22nd annual LGBTQ Tourism and Hospitality Survey — conducted by San Francisco-based Community Marketing & Insights (CMI) — have been released. And the findings are surprising. On average, LGBTQ participants took 3.2 vacation or leisure trips and 1.4 business trips in the past 12 months. In addition, LGBTQs took an average of 2.3 trips primarily to visit family or friends in the past year.
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Babs Daitch forges her own identity as Las Vegas tour guide

Babs Daitch forges her own identity as Las Vegas tour guide | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Once Frank Sinatra’s social secretary, Daitch has a different identity these days, as a fast-walking — and even faster-talking — guide to Glitter City.

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Amazing For All

Amazing For All | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Gay, straight, questioning. Illinois welcomes everyone to experience the places and people that make Illinois so amazing. Explore amazing places. And hashtag your own.

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VIDEO: Three Things You Need to Do || Ft. Lauderdale

Enjoy discovering Fort Lauderdale through Vinny Vaillancourt's eyes

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VIDEO: Gay Travel Taipei - Weekend Suggestion

I think in whole Asia, only in Taiwan, you can go protest for terrible Labor Standards Act after lunch, go to Islamic Fair in afternoon, and have a big fa
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VIDEO: Colorado Springs: activites & attractions that I saw & did!

Colorado Springs activities and attractions that I saw and did are featured in this episode of The Travel Tidbit! 

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Host Your Apartment, Home or Room with GayStay

Host Your Apartment, Home or Room with GayStay | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Why host with GayStaybnb? Become part of a new LGBTQ venture.  You contribute to our diverse, inclusive homesharing community, while earning rental income. You also expand your community, building friendships and connecting with people globally along the way.

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LGBT Germany 2017

LGBT Germany 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Welcome to the dedicated LGBT pages from the Germany National Tourist Office, which we hope will help to convey the wealth and variety of exciting experiences readily available for LGBT visitors to Germany.

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48 Hours In Las Vegas: A Weekend Guide

48 Hours In Las Vegas: A Weekend Guide | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Las Vegas has so much to offer! but also so much to take! Like your wallet.. or your liver or.. BOTH! Las Vegas is the city I always wanted to visit. As a kid, in France, I had a little book where I was putting pictures of cities I wanted to visit. Las Vegas was

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