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Pennsylvania unveils revamped tourism website, new travel guide

Pennsylvania unveils revamped tourism website, new travel guide | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

First Lady Susan Corbett unveiled today the redesigned visitPA.com website and announced the release of the 2013 edition of the “Best of PA” travel guide.


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Philadelphia, Brandywine Valley and Chester County have all been ahead of the curve in LGBT destination marketing as well.

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Evolve Vegas NYE announces headliners and new package options!

Evolve Vegas NYE announces headliners and new package options! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Evolve Vegas NYE, the first International New Year’s Eve event of its kind in North America, takes place December 30 – January 2... now offering $95 tickets to the main NYE party and $595 party package passes to include Cirque du Soleil and much, much more!

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Whitsunday tourism is going gay-friendly and proud of it

Whitsunday tourism is going gay-friendly and proud of it | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
WHITSUNDAY Marketing and Development has strengthened its partnership with Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia.
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Gay-friendly Australia promted to world in new tourism deal

Gay-friendly Australia promted to world in new tourism deal | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
A two-year partnership between the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association and Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia will see Australia benefiting from the lucrative gay and lesbian travel market.
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Blogger Spotlight: Carlos Melia, Luxury Travel Curator

Blogger Spotlight: Carlos Melia, Luxury Travel Curator | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Behind every great luxury blog, you will find a great story. Luxury bloggers are real people, not machines, and to successfully work with them, we recommend you get to know them a little better. Through our years at LuxeInACity, we have talked, collaborated and exchanged ideas with dozens of great bloggers from around the world.
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Las Vegas’ big bet on gay tourism

Las Vegas’ big bet on gay tourism | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Las Vegas wants more gay tourists, even if the state of Nevada won’t let them get married. And the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to not hear pending cases on state bans of same-sex marriage will help that cause as same-sex couples in up to 11 new states could reap the benefits.

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Photos: Gay Pride in a Favela

Photos: Gay Pride in a Favela | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Photos by Silvia Izquierdo - On Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, hundreds of people took part in Complexo de Alemao favela's Gay Pride Parade, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The parade was a stand against di...

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Harvey Milk's Historic LGBT Celebration

Harvey Milk's Historic LGBT Celebration | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The Castro Street Fair is a community street celebration that was founded by Harvey Milk in 1974. Hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations line the streets and celebrate the diversity of the neighborhood.
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Meeting the Needs of the LGBT Travel Market, by Darrell Schuurman MBA

Meeting the Needs of the LGBT Travel Market, by Darrell Schuurman MBA | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

To get a better understanding of the market, research firm Protean Strategies examined the Canadian LGBT traveler by segmenting the market into more meaningful groups. They developed a four segment model based on the travelers’ needs state (defined in experiential terms rather than benefit or attribute) for a particular trip.

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Gay twins Bec & Sebastian are ready for Come Out With Pride

Gay twins Bec & Sebastian are ready for Come Out With Pride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
They shared a womb, they shared their coming out experience and now they'll share their inaugural trip to Florida in October. The 30-year-old Australian fraternal twins Bec and Sebastian Ivanov wil...
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The modern way to enjoy Colombia

The modern way to enjoy Colombia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When it comes to reputations Bogota - the capital of Colombia – used to be right up there with Bagdad, Mogadishu and Pyongyang as a holiday destination... From a a boogie-down in Bogota's biggest gay club to a Segway tour through the streets of Cartagena, here are some tips for enjoying two of Colombia's most popular destinations.

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Do travel bloggers actually have direct influence on consumer decisions?

Do travel bloggers actually have direct influence on consumer decisions? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
A recent Nielsen report explores the always-important and ever-evolving question of what content types influence consumer decisions the most. So does expert content from travel bloggers have any actual impact on the purchase process?

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Great article and research from tnooz.  Thanks @Wendy Forbes

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A Night of a Million Hand Crafted Cocktails….GSBA’s Taste of Svedka Cocktail Contest Is Upon Us!

A Night of a Million Hand Crafted Cocktails….GSBA’s Taste of Svedka Cocktail Contest Is Upon Us! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Gentlemen and Ladies....start the prep work. You need to have a clear mind and body to fully enjoy the Greater… (Thank U #GSBACocktailCon14 sponsors!
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The Magic of London

The Magic of London | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

London, one of my favorite cities in the world. I lived there briefly in 2006 and these days, living in Europe, I visit it frequently. And even with all the time I’ve spent in London, I’m still enchanted by its magic.

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Celebrity Cruises' Rzymowska is top travel boss in LGBT business list

Celebrity Cruises' Rzymowska is top travel boss in LGBT business list | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Celebrity Cruises UK managing director has been named on the list of top 100 LGBT people in business.
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Your Guide to Reykjavik Gay Pride in Iceland

Your Guide to Reykjavik Gay Pride in Iceland | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Reykjavik Gay Pride is the biggest, small gay pride in the world. Packed with fun and events, it's a must see pride festival and a great excuse to visit
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The Gay Travel Capitals of the World

The Gay Travel Capitals of the World | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
When it comes down to brass tacks, travel agents and destination-marketing companies love us LGBTQs -- so much so that they use the term "gay capital" as a lure. Sometimes they are spot-on. Other times it's a little dubious.
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The 12 coolest places to take a date in Stockholm

The 12 coolest places to take a date in Stockholm | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Drinks at the Opera House, mouth-watering Asian cuisine and our favorite gay club in town… you’re guaranteed a repeat date for being so savvy in Stockholm
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LGBTQ Ljubljana

LGBTQ Ljubljana | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
When Slovenia was still part of the former Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, Ljubljana's Student Cultural Centre, better known as ŠKUC, founded its ...
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A Fabulous Trip to New York Doesn't Just Happen

A Fabulous Trip to New York Doesn't Just Happen | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
According to our Global Correspondent Jeff Guaracino it is very easy to make expensive travel mistakes. So don’t do it. This post is dedicated to helping gay travelers travel better, smarter and fa...
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Reyes expanding Las Vegas’ gay tourism market

Reyes expanding Las Vegas’ gay tourism market | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
A new year’s event, called Evolve Vegas NYE, is 20 months in the planning and has been about all her four-person staff has worked on since the doors of the Las Vegas Gay Visitors Bureau opened in mid-2013.
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Great article featuring our wonderful friend, Mya Reyes and her team,Donovan Kaneshiro, Matthew Jay Engh and Fabrice Tasendo and their upcoming New Year's Eve 2014 event Evolve Vegas NYE

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Group Creates 'Gay Bars Anywhere We Want' With 'Straight' Bar Takeovers

Group Creates 'Gay Bars Anywhere We Want' With 'Straight' Bar Takeovers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Could Chicago's next hottest gay bar not even be a bar at all? In 2011 and 2012, Daniel Heller's Guerilla Queer Bar meet-up was named the Best Gay Club in Boston, "and we don’t even run a gay bar," he said.

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Davey Wavey: The YouTube + Fitness Gay Personality Visits Cancun + Riviera Maya

Davey Wavey: The YouTube + Fitness Gay Personality Visits Cancun + Riviera Maya | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Davey Wavey, a gay YouTube and Fitness personality with hundreds of thousands worldwide followers, is not only entertainingly funny but quite handsome as well. Did we mention the hot body?! We have been following this guy for a while now and it was quite a surprise to see he was in Cancun and the Riviera Maya beaches this weekend.

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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT …. THE GRAND RESORT AND SPA, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Gaycation Magazine’s latest spotlight shines on THE GRAND RESORT AND SPA in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Grand Resort and Spa is Fort Lauderdale Beach’s largest gay-owned and operated men’s resort hotel,...
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Transgender travel study shows there's work to be done

Transgender travel study shows there's work to be done | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

"We know a lot about gay and lesbian travelers, but little if anything has been known about the transgender traveler, until now," said Richard Gray, the bureau's managing director...

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