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There Are No Strangers on a VACAYA Vacation

This author learns you will never lack friends when traveling with VACAYA.

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Florida Tourism Rolls On Despite Travel Advisories and Political Battles

Florida Tourism Rolls On Despite Travel Advisories and Political Battles | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Even as civil rights groups suggest travelers should rethink trips to the state because of policies enacted by its Republican lawmakers, it remains a tourism juggernaut. And some visitors say their spending actually supports opposition to the new laws.

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Why Nepal could be the next big LGBTQ travel destination

Why Nepal could be the next big LGBTQ travel destination | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

The Nepali government is showing interest in investing in LGBTQ-specific services to tap into the multi-billion dollar “pink economy” and promote LGBTQ inclusion in the country’s tourism industry.

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Pride parades: San Francisco, NYC, Chicago, St. Louis

Pride parades: San Francisco, NYC, Chicago, St. Louis | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Thousands of revelers filled the streets of San Francisco, New York City, Chicago and St. Louis to march in celebration of Pride Month on Sunday. The annual parades and marches commemorate the Stonewall riots of 1969. Politicians, including Nancy Pelosi, also took part in the festivities, which included colorful outfits, floats and more.

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Amazing Gay Cruises to Celebrate Pride All Year Long

Amazing Gay Cruises to Celebrate Pride All Year Long | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

You’ll feel like Queen Bey on these fabulous gay cruises.

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From Santa Fe to Taipei: 12 underrated LGBTQIA+ friendly destinations to visit in 2023

From Santa Fe to Taipei: 12 underrated LGBTQIA+ friendly destinations to visit in 2023 | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post updated with new information There are countless places around the world that are famous as LGBTQIA+ hot spots, where vacationers can enjoy comfort, support and camaraderie. Also, — outside of some extremely conservative regions — nearly all of the world’s major cities have at least one (and often …

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LGBTQ+ Adult Summer Camp Celebrates 25 Years

LGBTQ+ Adult Summer Camp Celebrates 25 Years | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it
Unique Queer Vacation Focuses on Fun and Community ‘Camp’ Camp, America’s premier summer camp for LGBTQ+ adults, is hosting its milestone 25th Anniversary Season this August 20-27. Since 1997, queer travelers searching for a unique all-inclusive vacation have found relaxation, excitement, and new life-long community at a week-long summer camp experience that many attendee
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'Gay summer camp': How cruises create space for LGBTQ+ travelers at sea

'Gay summer camp': How cruises create space for LGBTQ+ travelers at sea | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

For some LGBTQ+ travelers, gay cruises have offered a kind of haven, and the market has grown, with more options aimed at a wider range of travelers.

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Berlin gay clubs, Italian hikes and park raves: How I planned a 10-day train trip in Europe

Berlin gay clubs, Italian hikes and park raves: How I planned a 10-day train trip in Europe | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

I travelled through three countries in 10 days by train and bus to take in the beauty of the Italian mountains and the excitement of street parties in Berlin. Here’s how.

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Most LGBTQ+ Friendly Destinations in the World

Most LGBTQ+ Friendly Destinations in the World | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

15 destinations that embrace and enthusiastically represent the LGBTQIA+ community, including Barcelona, Madrid, Uruguay, Sao Paulo, London, Johannesburg, and more.

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The Best European Cities To Celebrate Pride

The Best European Cities To Celebrate Pride | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Many countries across Europe commemorate LGBTQ+ Pride every year by hosting vibrant parades and other events. Check out these inclusive cities for a great time.

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The Best US Cities To Celebrate Pride Month

The Best US Cities To Celebrate Pride Month | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Planning out your LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations? These are the cities you need to visit if you're looking for the ultimate Pride Month experience this June.

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Sydney Is One of the World's Great LGBTQ Cities

Sydney Is One of the World's Great LGBTQ Cities | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

The area has a huge local LGBTQ community, a plethora of arts, gorgeous beaches, and temperate weather, along with plenty of regional attractions.

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How businesses can make corporate travel more inclusive for LGBTQIA+ and solo travellers

How businesses can make corporate travel more inclusive for LGBTQIA+ and solo travellers | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

While Youth Month and Pride Month have come to an end, there is still more that needs to be done to ensure inclusivity in business travel.

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What does Pride mean to you in 2023?

As Aaron Levy-Wolins walked through Civic Center on Saturday, a cacophony of rainbows filled the plaza, with people dressed to the nines — and some not at all. Sparkling jackets and Pride flags were typical…

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20 Best Countries For Trans Rights Ranked In New LGBTQ+ Safety Report

20 Best Countries For Trans Rights Ranked In New LGBTQ+ Safety Report | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Whether you're looking for the safest places for LGBTQ+ travel or the most homophobic countries to avoid, a new report has the answers.

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Party and protest mix as LGBTQ+ pride parades kick off from New York to San Francisco

Party and protest mix as LGBTQ+ pride parades kick off from New York to San Francisco | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Thousands are expected to march in New York, San Francisco and other North American cities in parades that will be part party, part protest.

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Nayarit's Pride: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Identity

Nayarit's Pride: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Identity | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

The state of Nayarit, Mexico is the perfect LGBTQ+ destination for your next vacation! The environment is accepting, and open and welcoming to all their travelers!

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Globetrender reveals trends shaping the future of queer travel

Globetrender reveals trends shaping the future of queer travel | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Queer Family Travel, Limelight Gaycations, Rainbow Rebellions and Polydays are among the trends shaping the future of LGBTQ+ tourism

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How I Deal With Cringey Stereotypes, Judgment, and Prying Questions As a Queer Traveler

How I Deal With Cringey Stereotypes, Judgment, and Prying Questions As a Queer Traveler | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

A queer adventure writer shares the challenges he's faced while traveling, and how he's learned to handle them.

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LGBTQ Travelers Venture to Places Where Being Gay Is Illegal

LGBTQ Travelers Venture to Places Where Being Gay Is Illegal | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Tropical reefs, safaris, the pyramids: LGBTQ travel companies deliver dream vacations, even to places where being out and proud could land you in prison.

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FLOCC, Florida’s First of its Kind LGBTQ+ Tourism Conference, to be Held August 1-3 in Tampa

FLOCC, Florida’s First of its Kind LGBTQ+ Tourism Conference, to be Held August 1-3 in Tampa | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Hosted by OutCoast, the conference is supported by Visit Tampa Bay, Naples, Marco Island and The Everglades, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, Visit Lauderdale and more.

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The High-Stakes Push to Keep LGBT Travelers Visiting Florida

The High-Stakes Push to Keep LGBT Travelers Visiting Florida | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

As Pride Month begins, local businesses are working harder to make skeptical out-of-state visitors feel welcome.

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4 summer getaway spots with vibrant LGBTQ+ communities

4 summer getaway spots with vibrant LGBTQ+ communities | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

After a long winter and sleepy spring, it’s time to start planning your next getaway. And as we inch towards summer and specifically June—Pride month for the LGBQTIA+ community—looking into inclusive spots to visit throughout the entire summer is very much the vibe.

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Visit Greater Palm Springs Breaks Records

Visit Greater Palm Springs Breaks Records | LGBTQ+ Destinations | Scoop.it

Visit Greater Palm Spring has exceeded all prior records — after achieving its highest economic impact in 2019 at $ 7.5 billion.

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