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Matthew Scott, Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver

Matthew Scott, Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Let Matthew Scott give you the insider's tips on where to eat, drink, party and play in one of the world's most livable cities, Vancouver.
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Elegant, irreverent: Vienna's LGBT scene

Elegant, irreverent: Vienna's LGBT scene | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
A walking tour showcases some of the city's more flamboyant historical figures: princes and emperors, composers and architects — men and women whose aesthetics shaped the imperial city of palaces.
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Puerto Vallarta announces new initiatives for LGBT travelers

Puerto Vallarta announces new initiatives for LGBT travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
One of the most inclusive destinations in the world is planning to take their LGBT-friendly initiatives to the next level. The resort town of Puerto Vallarta has long been a huge draw for LGBT travellers. As well as being easily accessible from the US West Coast, it’s also home to Mexico’s only official ‘gay neighbourhood’, … read more
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Italy Gay Summer Pride 2017

Italy Gay Summer Pride 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

21-25 September 2017, Gallipoli Puglia - Italy Gay Travels is proud to announce the first edition of Italy Gay Summer Pride! 4-day International Gay Beach Party on the beautiful Gallipoli bay.

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Italy Gay Travels, in partnership with XXL London, is proud to announce the first edition of Italy Gay Summer Pride. A 4-day sensational Summer Party in one of the most beautiful undiscovered gems of Italy: the bay of Gallipoli (not in Turkey)!

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San Francisco’s colorful Mission district explored in gorgeous imagery

San Francisco’s colorful Mission district explored in gorgeous imagery | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Murals take center stage in a book that also covers residents, restaurants, architecture and culture
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Baltimore's LGBT hub expands beyond Mount Vernon amid discussions of inclusion, competition

Baltimore's LGBT hub expands beyond Mount Vernon amid discussions of inclusion, competition | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore's decision to relocate both its office and Pride to Old Goucher, many believe the boundaries have shifted. Some of the issues at play are growing acceptance in the wider community; local LGBT leadership expanding beyond gay white men to women, people of color and the transgender community; and an up-front effort by Old Goucher to become identified as the "gayborhood."


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10 things you probably didn't know about LGBTQ Chicago

10 things you probably didn't know about LGBTQ Chicago | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Looking for the inside scoop on queer Chicago? Keep reading, girlfriend.
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Travels of Adam launches Hipster City Guides as downloadable apps for iOS and Android

Travels of Adam launches Hipster City Guides as downloadable apps for iOS and Android | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Internationally popular travel blog and leading gay travel expert Travels of Adam launched a new series of Hipster Travel Apps for iOS and Android this week. In partnership with Remote Apps, the ap…
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An In-Depth Guide to Planning a Lesbian Friendly Trip

An In-Depth Guide to Planning a Lesbian Friendly Trip | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
If you are looking to plan a lesbian friendly travel experience but are not sure where to start, use the tips in this guide to plan the ultimate adventure.
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2017 IGLTA Honors Announced

2017 IGLTA Honors Announced | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Annual awards celebrate individuals and businesses that are making the world more welcoming for LGBTQ travelers. Presented with support from Visit Philadelphia

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Latest addition to Boston's travel-tech scene, Wanderful caters to women

Latest addition to Boston's travel-tech scene, Wanderful caters to women | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
In addition to hosting travel-themed summits and networking events, the startup just launched a home-sharing network for its female members.
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Golden Sleeps: New York, Houston and Chicago boast best hotels in US

Golden Sleeps: New York, Houston and Chicago boast best hotels in US | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

969 hotels in the US have been revealed as the country's ultimate hotel hotspots, according to the Hotels.com.  Loved by Guests Awards 2017, where the hotel guests are the real judges... Popular LGBT hotels included Montage Laguna Beach, California, which has 4.6 stars, or the Travaasa in Austin, Texas, which has 4.6 stars.

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Playing Cupid for a Gay Friend on a (Mostly) Straight Cruise

Playing Cupid for a Gay Friend on a (Mostly) Straight Cruise | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The Queen Mary 2 isn’t exactly a hub of gay culture. But that wasn’t going to stop me from trying to help my friend get lucky.
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Can Gay Circuit Parties Survive Equality? Asia May Offer an Answer.

Can Gay Circuit Parties Survive Equality? Asia May Offer an Answer. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
On Saturday, hordes of gay men and other dance lovers will descend upon a club space in Manhattan for the Black Party, an edgier, kinkier underground
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Are You Ready for #IGLTA2017? Let's do a #GayTravel hashtag takeover!

Are You Ready for #IGLTA2017? Let's do a #GayTravel hashtag takeover! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

In preparation for the IGLTA Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida coming up May 4-6, we wanted to remind everyone to use #IGLTA2017 as the event hashtag. Be sure to use it IN ADVANCE OF the conference, and especially DURING the conference, in order to maximize your business opportunities during this exciting event. Lastly, your POST-conference social media posts using this hashtag will allow you to follow up with some of the various conference attendees after the event has passed.

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LGBT London: what venue closures mean for the capital's future

LGBT London: what venue closures mean for the capital's future | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
London has lost many LGBT venues in recent years as rents skyrocket and property development accelerates. But with the mayor’s ‘night tsar’ and new spaces emerging, there are signs of revival for the capital’s queer nightlife
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What’s New In Grand Rapids, Saugatuck, And Douglas The Gay-Friendly Midwest

What’s New In Grand Rapids, Saugatuck, And Douglas The Gay-Friendly Midwest | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Arrive in a vibrant metropolis of beer, art, and dining and there you have Grand Rapids, Michigan. It's among our country's most venerable, yet fresh,cities
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Las Vegas ranks high with LGBT travelers

Las Vegas ranks high with LGBT travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The Convention and Visitors Authority's efforts a decade ago to attract the LGBT community and willingness to embrace all travelers have paid off with a slew of events filling the city's calendar.
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Gay Pride is Lighting Your Fire for More? One Magical Weekend is Back at Disney for Gay People

Gay Pride is Lighting Your Fire for More? One Magical Weekend is Back at Disney for Gay People | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

For ALL Types. ALL Shapes. ALL Ages. ALL Colors - Is gay pride in your town is lighting your fire for more? Well then, if you haven't ever been to gay day Orlando events during the first weekend in June, then please return your gay card immediately. You have been using it without authorization and it is being revoked until you attend one of the hottest and largest LGBT community and gay events in the world.

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10 things you probably didn't know about LGBTQ Los Angeles

10 things you probably didn't know about LGBTQ Los Angeles | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Admit it, you have a lot to learn about the City of Angels' queer side.
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LGBT tourism on P.E.I. highlighted in new videos

LGBT tourism on P.E.I. highlighted in new videos | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
A new series of videos is promoting P.E.I. as a safe, welcoming place for LGBT travelers to visit.
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Travel Bloggers: Meet The Digital Nomads Who Use The Net To Travel The World

Travel Bloggers: Meet The Digital Nomads Who Use The Net To Travel The World | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
So who are the leading gay and lesbian travel bloggers? How did they start? Why should we follow them? And what can we learn from them? PASSPORT tells you.
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Full Steam Ahead: China's First LGBT Cruise Launches

Full Steam Ahead: China's First LGBT Cruise Launches | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Don’t you need to get away?  Wind-whipped winter is nearly (nearly!) behind us, and what better way to embrace the summer ahead than with a cruise? Not just any cruise, mind you, but China’s first-ever LGBT cruise. 

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Enter for a chance to win a Tampa Bay getaway!

Enter for a chance to win a Tampa Bay getaway! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Enjoy a getaway to Tampa Bay, known worldwide for its cultural diversity and welcoming nature. Play by day under bright, blue skies and experience the legendary nightlife of Ybor City after the sun goes down. 

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August 2017 Gay Vietnam and Cambodia Cruise and Land Tour

August 2017 Gay Vietnam and Cambodia Cruise and Land Tour | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
This luxury package from Brand g includes a gay Vietnam and Cambodia cruise combined with a land tour. It highlights the jewels of both countries.
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Maui a popular stop for LGBT travelers

Maui a popular stop for LGBT travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

According to study, most come for the scenery, not to meet other LGBT people

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Maui is the second-most visited island for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers from the United States, but it is top amongst Canadians and third amongst Australians, according to a study released by the Hawai’i Tourism Authority in March.

Over the past five years, Oahu was the most visited island at 49 percent of U.S. participants, followed by Maui at 42 percent, Hawaii island at 37 percent and Kauai at 26 percent. Not as many had been to Lanai (3 percent) or Molokai (2 percent).

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