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Fifty Years After The Start Of The Gay Liberation Movement, These US Cities Are Kicking Off Big Pride Celebrations

Fifty Years After The Start Of The Gay Liberation Movement, These US Cities Are Kicking Off Big Pride Celebrations | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Almost fifty years after the start of the gay rights movement, cities across the country are gearing up for Pride festivities to both commemorate the civil rights battles that have been won and push for more inclusiveness.

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Pride Journey: Wichita, Kansas

Pride Journey: Wichita, Kansas | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When I found out I had the opportunity to visit Wichita, I was really excited. I had never been to Kansas before (aside from Kansas City) and was eager to see what “Cowtown” had to offer. First, a little history lesson.

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Gay Country Guide to Moldova for LGBTQ travellers

Gay Country Guide to Moldova for LGBTQ travellers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Moldova is all about wines. Lots of delicious, fine wines that you've probably never heard of. What used to be a small slice of the Soviet Union is now one of the most underrated parts of Europe begging to be discovered.

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Pink Budapest: The new LGBTQ image video of the city has arrived Same-sex couples in the focus

Pink Budapest: The new LGBTQ image video of the city has arrived Same-sex couples in the focus | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Launched by the Humen Travel Tourism Association, the Pink Budapest Project has released its second LGBTQ image video with the purpose of increasing Budapest’s popularity among gay tourists all around the world. While in 2018 they were primarily addressing singles, this year their goal is to reach more couples. It is important for the more than twenty members of the association to provide visitors with amazing experiences to maintain a stellar reputation and attract even more travelers. That is why an annual image film is needed, which seeks to increase interest in the city by appearing on various platforms intended for the target group. Based on last year’s campaign, audience reach could be measured in hundreds of thousands.

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LGBTQ Tourism Marketing Summary 2019

LGBTQ Tourism Marketing Summary 2019 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This summer, we've had the opportunity to work on some incredible LGBTQ tourism-focused campaigns, utilizing the full range of our capabilities, from hyper-targeting LGBTQ travelers living in specific parts of the world and wishing to travel to our client's destinations, to influencer and #ILoveGay marketing programs, leveraging strong content and the power of social media to spread our client's messages far and wide while still targeting LGBTQ travelers.

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VIDEO: Fabstayz caters to LGBTQ travelers

VIDEO: Fabstayz caters to LGBTQ travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Renee King opens her cozy apartment next to her Tampa Heights home to guests from all over the world.

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VACAYA Sails Inaugural Cruise from New York Harbor

VACAYA Sails Inaugural Cruise from New York Harbor | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As Celebrity Summit majestically set sail past Lady Liberty and out of New York Harbor on Sunday, history was made. Onboard was VACAYA – the first and only large-scale, full-ship/full-resort LGBT+ vacation company on the planet designed for the entire LGBT+ community. At a lavish onboard launch event, Broadway legend Kristin Chenoweth was named Godmother of VACAYA and also coronated “Queen of the High Cs.”

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This Is What 13 Experts Want LGBTQ Travelers to Experience

This Is What 13 Experts Want LGBTQ Travelers to Experience | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

We asked 13 travel experts what their favorite destinations had to offer LGBTQ visitors, and – ooh, honey – they rolled out the pink carpet! Where Did We Find These Experts? Well, when we heard that Pink Banana Media was hosting a pre-conference reception at Aspire at One World Trade Center, we headed up. Thirteen pros jumped at the opportunity to tell us what their destination had to offer LGBTQ visitors. Here’s what they had to say...

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LGBTQ Pride Celebrated in NYC, San Francisco, Chicago and Other Cities Across U.S.

LGBTQ Pride Celebrated in NYC, San Francisco, Chicago and Other Cities Across U.S. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled New York City streets Sunday for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement, a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn.

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5 Summer Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

5 Summer Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Five LGBTQ-friendly summer vacation options that don't require a passport

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Pride Journey: Spokane, Washington

Pride Journey: Spokane, Washington | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Pacific Northwest is and has always been one of my favorite places in the country to visit. Natural beauty is around every corner and Spokane is no different. The city, historically overshadowed by Seattle, is going through a bit of a renaissance as of late and creating a vibe and culture that sets itself apart from its larger neighbor to the west.

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VIDEO: TD Is Proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of WorldPride

VIDEO: TD Is Proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of WorldPride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

TD Bank is incredibly proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for WorldPride which takes place in June. WorldPride includes the Pride March, the Human Rights Conference and the TD Bank Employee Summit Events, all happening in New York City from June 24-30 We are committed to marching forward with the LGBTQ2+ community, and opening doors for everyone to have the opportunity to succeed with confidence in a changing world. Our support reflects the drivers of The Ready Commitment to build a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow for all.

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50 LGBTQ+ Getaways | Go Better, Together - 50 years of progress. 50 places to celebrate.

50 LGBTQ+ Getaways | Go Better, Together - 50 years of progress. 50 places to celebrate. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This summer marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, and a half century of LGBTQ+ progress. In honor of this milestone, we’ve partnered with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) to present 50 guides for LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the world – all created by LGBTQ+ influencers and travel experts with picks for amazing hotels, restaurants and things to do. Ready to start exploring?

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Vacaya's Proposal for Cruising as a Community

Vacaya's Proposal for Cruising as a Community | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

In August, we’ll get the first glimpse into this new social experiment when VACAYA’s inaugural cruise sails from New York, with stops up the northeast coast and an overnight in Provincetown, Mass., coinciding with the Carnival kick-off party.

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IGLTA Announces Atlanta as the Host City for its 2021 Global Convention

IGLTA Announces Atlanta as the Host City for its 2021 Global Convention | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The renowned Georgia Aquarium will welcome delegates on opening night - The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has selected Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and an LGBTQ+ oasis in the southern United States, as the host city for its 38th Annual Global Convention, 5-8 May 2021. This will be the first time the city has hosted IGLTA’s premier educational and networking event.

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Why you should start a local LGBTQ+ marketing advisory group today

Why you should start a local LGBTQ+ marketing advisory group today | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As a destination marketer, you are busy. Not only are you overseeing your city’s owned properties, PR, social and search, you may also be tasked with diversity and inclusion efforts. Well, I have help for you. Your community can greatly help you market your city, if you let them. Most smaller LGBTQ+ organizations are volunteer run; they work tirelessly to put on events that enrich your community and can drive visitation. What they lack is the means to properly market themselves

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5 Gay Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

5 Gay Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This was my fourth visit to Columbus, Ohio and every time I visit, I discover something new. What a lot of people don’t realize about this thriving mid-west city is that its LGBTQ community is one of the largest in the United States and growing every day. Here are a few LGBTQ attractions and events to explore while visiting The Arch City.

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First-Ever Pride of the Americas Coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale April 21-26, 2020

First-Ever Pride of the Americas Coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale April 21-26, 2020 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Historic and Transformational LGBT+ Event Brings Two Continents and 35 Countries Together - Greater Fort Lauderdale is proud to be the host destination for the first-ever Pride of the Americas on April 21-26, 2020. This historic and transformational event brings two continents and 35 countries together, welcoming everyone under the sun. Pride of the Americas will be hosted by Pride Fort Lauderdale with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau serving as the presenting sponsor.

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How to Be an LGBT Ally While Traveling

How to Be an LGBT Ally While Traveling | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

It only takes one extra step in your trip planning research to make an impact, as a member of the LGBTQ+ community or as an ally.

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Historical Walking Tours of Buenos Aires by Cicerone BA

Historical Walking Tours of Buenos Aires by Cicerone BA | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

We’ve heard some great testimonials over the years from folks we know taking various historical walking tour of Buenos Aires, so we decided it was time to meet up with Marcelo Mansilla of Cicerone BA and find out for ourselves!

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VACAYA wants to shake up the LGBTQ travel experience

VACAYA wants to shake up the LGBTQ travel experience | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Kristin Chenoweth will perform during the new travel company's inaugural cruise

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The Time I Went On A Lesbian Cruise And It Blew Up My Entire Life

The Time I Went On A Lesbian Cruise And It Blew Up My Entire Life | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

I didn’t expect that spending a week with a couple thousand lesbians on a cruise ship would push me to radically reconsider the future I’d planned for myself.

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LGBT Friendly Destinations for Couples, Families

LGBT Friendly Destinations for Couples, Families | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The travel industry has capitalized on the interests of the LGBT community with expanded vacation options like cruises, all-inclusive resorts and campsites.

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Sarasota is Coming OUT!

Sarasota is Coming OUT! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

...today’s Sarasota is expanding, evolving and enticing LGBTQ travelers of all ages to visit its powdery-sand beaches, world-class art institutions and growing gay (and gay-friendly) social scene.

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Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) - Gay only group Vacation

Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) - Gay only group Vacation | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This only gay group trip in Gran Canaria offers some of the best scenery you’ll ever see. You’ll get to explore the great gay bars in Maspalomas and visits to some of the most beautiful beaches.

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Fifty Years After The Start Of The Gay Liberation Movement, These US Cities Are Kicking Off Big Pride Celebrations

Fifty Years After The Start Of The Gay Liberation Movement, These US Cities Are Kicking Off Big Pride Celebrations | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Almost fifty years after the start of the gay rights movement, cities across the country are gearing up for Pride festivities to both commemorate the civil rights battles that have been won and push for more inclusiveness.

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