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Cast a Spell, Drink the Potion: Four Halloween Destinations for LGBT Travelers

Cast a Spell, Drink the Potion: Four Halloween Destinations for LGBT Travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Halloween, for many, as cliche as it sounds, is a time when they can go out in costume and take a break from the reality they’re living. Notions of what is considered normal go out the window, and debauchery and revelry take over. For gay travelers, Halloween can be a time to experience this effect in an array of cities, and not only in the United States, where the semi-official holiday is most prevalently celebrated. Perhaps, this year, it’s time to dust off a costume and saunter to where the things that go bump in the night come out to play. Here are a few locales to joyously or frighteningly celebrate All Hallows Eve.

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Connect Travel Launches The Connect Thrive Summit

Connect Travel Launches The Connect Thrive Summit | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Connect Travel is pleased to announce The Connect Thrive Summit, a global conference focused on community development through LGBTQ travel, sports and entertainment. The Connect Thrive Summit will take place Oct. 3-5, 2019, at the Parc 55 in San Francisco.

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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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IGLTA Welcomes The Travel Corporation as its Newest Global Partner

IGLTA Welcomes The Travel Corporation as its Newest Global Partner | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) today welcomed The Travel Corporation (TTC) to its elite group of global partners. The international travel group, which includes 29 brands, delivers a diverse spectrum of welcoming experiences that complement IGLTA’s efforts to advance LGBTQ+ travel around the world.

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Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Even when cities seem progressive on the surface, the lived experience of members of the LGBT community can tell a dramatically different story

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The LGBTQ Pavilion At The New York Times Travel Show Has Everything You Need For Your Next Adventure

The LGBTQ Pavilion At The New York Times Travel Show Has Everything You Need For Your Next Adventure | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The LGBTQ Travel Pavilion at The New York Times Travel Show doubles in size this year. Check out these top highlights for the community and its allies.

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Pride Journeys – LGBTQ Travel Through Portland, Oregon

Pride Journeys – LGBTQ Travel Through Portland, Oregon | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

For years, my former boss at South Florida Gay News would rave about Portland, Oregon. He loved the free-spirited nature of the community as well as the abundance of outdoor activities available outside the city. After years of seeing Norm and other friends post breathtaking photos on social media, I thought it was time to give Portland a try.

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Travel with Ravi Roth to Chile - Feb 28 to Mar 4, 2019

Travel with Ravi Roth to Chile - Feb 28 to Mar 4, 2019 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Who wants to come with Ravi Roth to CHILE?! He is partnering with Pride Tours Chile for a winter getaway from Feb 28- March 4th. They will hike the Andes, visit, Santiago & Valparaiso, discover Chilean wines in Casablanca, & dive into the local gay culture of CHILE!

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Guam Visitors Bureau and IWorld of Travel partner for LGBTQ-tailored travel experiences

Guam Visitors Bureau and IWorld of Travel partner for LGBTQ-tailored travel experiences | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

IWorld of Travel and the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) have teamed up to create an exclusive experience for travelers who scour the world looking for the most spectacular destinations. The partnership will debut a unique, new offering—tailored to the LGBTQ community—in IWorld’s expansive global portfolio.

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First LGBT+ Tourism Summit to take place in Malta

First LGBT+ Tourism Summit to take place in Malta | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

International experts will discuss market developments, new marketing strategies and the economic prospects for the LGBT travel segment – The Malta Tourism Authority is collaborating with ITB Berlin, the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018

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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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Year of Return: Ghana heralded as next big tourist destination. Here's why

Year of Return: Ghana heralded as next big tourist destination. Here's why | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

In what's called "The Year of Return," celebrities such as Idris Elba and Naomi Campbell help Ghana, in West Africa, launch an ambitious plan to become the next big tourist destination.

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IGLTA to honor Miami tourism pioneer

IGLTA to honor Miami tourism pioneer | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Global LGBTQ+ travel association will recognize George Neary during its annual convention in April 2019 - The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) will present the Hanns Ebensten Hall of Fame Award to George Neary, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ tourism, during its 36th Annual Global Convention in New York City (24-27 April). For 20 years, Neary focused on developing cultural, heritage and LGBTQ+ tourism through his role as Associate Vice President of Cultural Tourism for the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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8 Reasons to Visit Tokyo | Matthew & Michael | LGBTQ Backpacking

8 Reasons to Visit Tokyo | Matthew & Michael | LGBTQ Backpacking | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There are plenty more than 8 reasons to visit this incredible city. It is, at it's heart, where the most advanced and high-tech metropolis in the world meets ancient history. Futuristic high-rises tower next to quaint yet powerful shinto shrines. Millions of people file through Shinjuku's Central St

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Amazing Sights from the Oregon Coast

Amazing Sights from the Oregon Coast | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This week, I had the spontaneous opportunity to head to the beach with a few new friends to say goodbye to summer. Here’s a few photos from our journey through the coastal mountains and down to the cliffs and beach next to the Pacific…

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Richard & Matt Do Portugal – Our Travel Diary with an LGBTQ Flair

Richard & Matt Do Portugal – Our Travel Diary with an LGBTQ Flair | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Between Christmas and New Year’s is always a great time to get away, but for most folks, it’s to a warm, sunny beach in the Caribbean. Not us! We decided we would spend New Year’s…

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Cuba VIP Travel Announces New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour to Mark Historic Changes to the Cuban Constitution

Cuba VIP Travel Announces New Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration Tour to Mark Historic Changes to the Cuban Constitution | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Cuba VIP Travel, the Miami-based travel agency specializing in customized experiences of Cuba, is launching an exciting new tour for 2019: the Havana LGBTQ Pride Celebration tour. The five-day trip will coincide with Havana’s Pride Parade and will include numerous opportunities to socialize and work with renowned activists in the local LGBTQ rights movement.

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