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IGLTA Hosts a Record-Breaking Annual Global Convention in New York City

IGLTA Hosts a Record-Breaking Annual Global Convention in New York City | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s signature event attracted its largest and most globally diverse delegation in its 36-year history - Nearly 700 delegates representing 49 countries and territories gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown 24-27 April for IGLTA’s most successful convention to date. The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s premier event united global thought leaders to discuss tourism trends, technology developments, workplace inclusion and human rights—wide-ranging topics connected through the lens of LGBTQ+ travel.

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Pride Santiago: The Best Gay Advice In Santiago, Chile

Pride Santiago: The Best Gay Advice In Santiago, Chile | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

I received a message on Instagram asking me to host “The Gay Harvest” in Santiago, Chile. When I first received the message from Pride Tours I didn’t know what to think. Santiago was never on my radar for cities to travel too, so I began to do my research. After a few mutual connections and an opportunity I couldn’t say no to, I decided I needed to go! 

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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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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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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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Pink Banana Media to Hold Pre-Conference IGLTA Reception At Aspire at One World Observatory

Pink Banana Media to Hold Pre-Conference IGLTA Reception At Aspire at One World Observatory | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Pink Banana Media, in partnership with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and sponsored by Metrosource, Brkthru Digital, Vacaya and Puerto Vallarta, today announced that the organization will host a pre-conference reception just before the start of its Global Convention, at Aspire at One World Observatory, located on the 102nd floor of OneWorld Trade Center in New York City, on April 23, 2019.

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Yes, It's Time To Book Your LGBT Halloween Getaway, And There's Only One Choice This Year

Yes, It's Time To Book Your LGBT Halloween Getaway, And There's Only One Choice This Year | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

If you're L, G, B or T, it's already time to nail down your Halloween plans, especially if you want to celebrate in Mexico and add Day of the Dead to your party lineup. This five-star blowout has you covered.

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Gay-Friendly Holidays in Spain

Gay-Friendly Holidays in Spain | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Spain is the second main tourist destination in the world, welcoming 83 million visitors last year - In Spain you’ll find internationally famous LGBTQ destinations such as Ibiza, Sitges and Maspalomas, where there is an abundance of gay-friendly leisure activities, parties and accommodation.

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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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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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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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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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LGBT-friendly travel: Top selling tips from industry insiders

LGBT-friendly travel: Top selling tips from industry insiders | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Abigail Healy asks the industry for their favourite travel experiences and top tips on selling to the LGBT community.

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Why Gay Travel Matters | A Response

Why Gay Travel Matters | A Response | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There are a lot of people who don't understand why gay travel matters. But LGBT representation is vital within the travel industry.

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