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Discovering Spain's best-kept gay secret while cycling through Catalonia's lush landscapes

Discovering Spain's best-kept gay secret while cycling through Catalonia's lush landscapes | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

We all know that Ibiza, Gran Canaria and Sitges are the holy trinity of Spain’s LGBTI holiday destinations.

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Look at what most gay tour operators offer and you’d be forgiven for thinking this was all Spain consisted of. Bustling beaches, a club on every corner and mornings spent nursing a hangover. And then there’s Barcelona…

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Look at what most gay tour operators offer and you’d be forgiven for thinking this was all Spain consisted of. Bustling beaches, a club on every corner and mornings spent nursing a hangover. And then there’s Barcelona…

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Which Caribbean islands are safe for gay travellers?

Which Caribbean islands are safe for gay travellers? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Well, we're glad you asked! The Caribbean is a region of the Americas located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico. It’s famous for its tropical weather, beautiful blue skies and crystal-clear waters.

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How LGBTQ businesses in small summer towns are coping with COVID-19

How LGBTQ businesses in small summer towns are coping with COVID-19 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Businesses in LGBTQ summer towns are responding to the pandemic like Provincetown, Massachusetts, and Guerneville.

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What It’s like to Travel America As a Gay Couple Living in an RV: Episode 2 of Couple’s New Podcast

What It’s like to Travel America As a Gay Couple Living in an RV: Episode 2 of Couple’s New Podcast | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Matt and Brad Kirouac share their experiences traveling the U.S. in an RV on a quest to visit every national park on this episode of “Let’s Go Together.” “Lets Go Together” Episode Two: Park Pride: A Gay Couple’s Journey Around America was released June 17, 2020.

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Pink Media is Proud to be a part of the BUZZ Digital Travel Expo

Pink Media is Proud to be a part of the BUZZ Digital Travel Expo | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The BUZZ Digital Travel Expo is a place where buyers and sellers meet to conduct business; modern technology will allow exhibitors to present their services and products to the visitors and will facilitate 1-2-1 talks – almost like a real expo; just no tired feed and the free drinks.
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OUT Luxury Sailing Redefines What It Means to Travel Gay

OUT Luxury Sailing Redefines What It Means to Travel Gay | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The bold new way to defy the ordinary and Travel Gay!
Picture it: You’ve just come in from a day of swimming with sea turtles and paddle boarding through tropical mangroves. Now it’s time to board your private yacht, where your personal chef is serving a five-star meal complete with custom cocktails. You’re living the high life, and your trip has only just begun.
This dream can be a reality when you book an adventure with OUT Luxury Sailing, the world’s first company offering a revolution in modern travel and all-inclusive gay-cationing!

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Follow your dreams! Budapest will be waiting for you

Follow your dreams! Budapest will be waiting for you | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

One of the most exciting target groups in the world is the LGBTQ society. From luxury brands to gastronomy and tourism to cultural consumption, their presence is considerable all over the world – and Budapest is no exception.

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Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation’s Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation’s Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

To kick off Pride Month, the KindRED Pride Foundation announces a 12-Hour Virtual Celebration on Saturday June 6 and their Take the RED Shirt Challenge to inspire ONE MILLION people to wear RED on the first Saturday in June 2020 (June 6) as a sign of solidarity for those that believe in Diversity, Inclusion, Equality, Safe Expression, and Kindness.

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World Leaders, Pop Stars and Drag Queens to Headline Livestream for Gay Pride

World Leaders, Pop Stars and Drag Queens to Headline Livestream for Gay Pride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Global Pride, a online event scheduled for June 27, will feature remarks by prime ministers and royalty as well as performances by international musical acts, according to organizers.

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Smithsonian Pride Alliance Announces “PROJECT PRIDE”

Smithsonian Pride Alliance Announces “PROJECT PRIDE” | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Smithsonian Pride Alliance, whose membership spans all of the Institution’s 19 museums, 21 libraries, nine research centers and the National Zoo, will kick off “Pride month for all” with PROJECT PRIDE, a virtual concert and digital time-capsule celebration of LGBTQ+ heritage, culture and history featuring LGBTQ+ musicians, artists and allies, as well as highlights from the Smithsonian collections. PROJECT PRIDE will premiere on YouTube Sunday, May 31, at 8 p.m. ET.

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Pride celebrations scramble to go virtual for 2020

Pride celebrations scramble to go virtual for 2020 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Dozens of Pride celebrations are scrambling to go virtual. One core problem? Making sure they don't feel like another long-winded Zoom call.

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IGLTA Builds LGBTQ+ Travel Industry Connections during Covid-19 Lockdown

IGLTA Builds LGBTQ+ Travel Industry Connections during Covid-19 Lockdown | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has provided support to its members through weekly Google Meet conversations for the past month, offering as many as 12 different group calls each Thursday. The IGLTA Members Connect Series targets various regions and travel business types (travel advisors, tour operators, CVBs, media) and is offered in English, Spanish and Portuguese. On 7 May, the organization will feature Milan, Italy, which would have been hosting IGLTA’s 37th Annual Global Convention this week.

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Let This App Do The Queer Traveling For You

Let This App Do The Queer Traveling For You | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Ovation’s Journy app lets you explore the world from the comforts of home.

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Enjoy The Magic Of Airbnb Experiences From The Comfort Of Your Home

Enjoy The Magic Of Airbnb Experiences From The Comfort Of Your Home | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Airbnb has partnered with local organizations around the world to curate Experiences for their communities to be able to learn a new skill while protecting their health... "Millions of elders aren't able to go outside and risk their health due to the current crisis, and need activities to help them stay connected to the world around them," says Michael Adams, SAGE CEO. "Through our partnership with Airbnb, SAGE is able to give older members of LGBT communities across the country an opportunity to not only meet other people, but also learn a new hobby and travel to nearly anywhere around the world, all from the safety of their home. This is what partnership and connection is all about."

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The Gaycation Travel Show finds its Host!

The Gaycation Travel Show finds its Host! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Aequalitas Media, Publisher of Gaycation Magazine, the premier LGBTQ+ travel magazine, announced this week that Ravi Roth has signed on as the new host of The Gaycation Travel Show, a 12 episode, 30 minute YouTube based show being developed to go online in the fall of 2020.

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Gay Travel Today focuses on travel topics for the LGBTQ+ community

Gay Travel Today focuses on travel topics for the LGBTQ+ community | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Singer Teraj hosts Gay Travel Today on Amazon's Alexa platform. #NewDayNW

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Focus on LGBTQ travel: Pride persists

Focus on LGBTQ travel: Pride persists | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As travel slowly starts to return post-Covid, the LGBTQ community, which travels more and has more disposable income than the general population, is an important target for destination marketers.

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50 Faces & Bums of Pride

50 Faces & Bums of Pride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Have you ever gone skinny dipping and felt that rush of excitement? That feeling of stepping out of the norm and participating in something that is so unbelievably freeing that for once you are living in the “present”? Well, instead of jumping into a pool with a bunch of strangers, members of the LGBTQ community can take that rush of excitement one step further and express their freedom all over the world with, The Travelin Bum.

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Casper Pride celebration features drive-up festivity and virtual documentary premiere

Casper Pride celebration features drive-up festivity and virtual documentary premiere | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The 2020 Casper Pride Weekend, with its PRIDE in the Park and other usual gatherings, is postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers found a way celebrate during Pride

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10 virtual Pride events you can attend from home, from underground Zoom parties to a virtual Pridemobile

10 virtual Pride events you can attend from home, from underground Zoom parties to a virtual Pridemobile | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Nearly 500 Pride festivals have been called off around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. But there are still ways to mark the occasion.

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Pride Month: List Of LGBT Digital Pride Events As 500 Prides Cancel Amid Coronavirus

Pride Month: List Of LGBT Digital Pride Events As 500 Prides Cancel Amid Coronavirus | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Pride month is going to be fundamentally different this year, after just shy of 500 pride events have been cancelled or postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic – pride has gone online.

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Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again

Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

History suggests that there is one demographic that has proved uniquely wiling to travel even when the risks associated are high: the LGBTQ community.

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Gay beach destinations plan for summer, with pandemic in mind

Gay beach destinations plan for summer, with pandemic in mind | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

LGBTQ beach destinations — Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Asbury Park, Rehoboth Beach and Provincetown — are planning for a new normal amid coronavirus.

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LGBT Americans Report Strong Travel Needs and Definite Plans Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

LGBT Americans Report Strong Travel Needs and Definite Plans Despite COVID-19 Pandemic | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Not surprising to observe, most American adults surveyed this month by The Harris Poll, express reservations and go-slow attitudes towards reviving their leisure and business travel habits. Acknowledging serious public health concerns as well as new limits promoting safe travel and accommodations practices, even the most frequent travelers cite caution in making their next plans in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Travel Planning During the Coronavirus Quarantine?

Travel Planning During the Coronavirus Quarantine? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Travel planning during the coronavirus? Is now really the best time to start planning your next vacation? According to plenty of experts, the answer is yes.

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Gayborhood Pride launches live interactive streaming Prides to living rooms around the world

Gayborhood Pride launches live interactive streaming Prides to living rooms around the world | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Gayborhood Pride gives an opportunity for cities with canceled or postponed Prides to keep their community together, save their Pride and showcase, celebrate and create revenue for the local LGBTQ+ artists, nonprofits, and businesses. At each Gayborhood Pride, up to 100,000 highly engaged attendees enjoy the best parts of Pride including artists, DJ’s and drag queens, such as superstars from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Attendees are invited to maintain social distancing, stay safe and celebrate together from the comfort of their homes.

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