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Pride Journey – Seattle

Pride Journey – Seattle | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

A journey to the Pacific Northwest is something I always look forward to. I love the natural beauty of Seattle and of course the abundance of fresh seafood the city has to offer. Its proximity to both Portland and Vancouver are also benefits and the three cities are connected via Amtrak, so visitors can easily turn a trip to the Emerald City into a multi-destination vacation.

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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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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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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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