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In the Aviation Industry, the LGBTQ+ Experience Just Keeps Getting Better

In the Aviation Industry, the LGBTQ+ Experience Just Keeps Getting Better | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Aviation is one industry that continues to make genuine strides toward inclusivity, showing fervid support for the LGBTQ+ community in particular.

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Puerto Rico Reaffirms LGBTQ Friendliness With New Campaign

Puerto Rico Reaffirms LGBTQ Friendliness With New Campaign | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The new "Live Out" campaign features Puerto Ricans who identify as LGBTQ+.

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Social Media Influencers Sync With Startup Tools to Sell Travel

Social Media Influencers Sync With Startup Tools to Sell Travel | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Social media influencers on Instagram, Youtube and TikTok are turning to new startups to help sell and lead group trips.

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The Pride circuit struggles to redefine itself

The Pride circuit struggles to redefine itself | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Call it the summer of discontent: the LGBTQ Pride circuit is undergoing a revolution not seen since the Christopher Street Liberation Day March was held in New York City on June 28, 1970, to mark the first anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising of 1969. That march inspired LGBTQ activists around the world to organize Pride marches of their own, including Montreal’s very first Pride march in June 1979, organized by La Brigade Rose, to mar

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Booking.com survey takes pulse of LGBTQ+ travelers

Booking.com survey takes pulse of LGBTQ+ travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Digital travel platform Booking.com has released new research revealing that half of LGBTQ+ travelers have experienced some form of discrimination when Booking.com

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Road-tripping with Mikah Meyer

Road-tripping with Mikah Meyer | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Mikah Meyer set a record by visiting 419 US National Parks service sites in one trip. Since then, he's promoting LGBTQIA+ inclusivity in the outdoors.

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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Celebrates Meetings and Event Professionals During Pride Month and Beyond

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Celebrates Meetings and Event Professionals During Pride Month and Beyond | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Organizations far and wide are celebrating Pride Month by showing their support for the LGBT+ community through awareness-raising efforts, fostering more diverse and inclusive cultures and supporting progressive change.

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Travel and Hospitality - An Introduction

Travel and Hospitality - An Introduction | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As the global visibility of the LGBT community grew over the past 4 decades, there has been steady increase in interest in this demographic as a consumer group, a trend which is particularly evident in the travel industry.

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These LGBTQ-focused travel companies can help you plan the perfect cruise

These LGBTQ-focused travel companies can help you plan the perfect cruise | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Travel is one of the best ways to experience the world and learn about cultures different from your own. But when you're traveling as a member of the LGBTQIA+

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How to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month 2021—Online or In-Person

How to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month 2021—Online or In-Person | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With the ongoing pandemic, here are a variety of ways you can join in at home, or anywhere.

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LGBTQ+ Travel Safety in Nepal

LGBTQ+ Travel Safety in Nepal | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Nepal is a much safer destination than its South Asian neighbours for LGBTQ+ travellers. Nepal scores 41 on the Spartacus Gay Travel Index (the joint highest with Taiwan for Asia). The Nepalese are a bunch of welcoming people. There is a saying in Nepal – “Guests are Gods”. All visitors are respected highly. Everyone is welcome as long as some cultural practices (we are very accepting of mistakes) are followed.

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Looking Back at LGBTQIA+ Travel Stories: Season 2, Episode 7 of 'Let’s Go Together'

Looking Back at LGBTQIA+ Travel Stories: Season 2, Episode 7 of 'Let’s Go Together' | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Celebrate Pride Month by giving this podcast a listen.

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Gay travel: How LGBT travelers can stay safe as COVID travel picks up

Gay travel: How LGBT travelers can stay safe as COVID travel picks up | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Since the world packs travel hazards besides COVID-19, here's advice and resources for LGBTQ travelers to take into consideration.

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Pride Journey: Savannah, Georgia

Pride Journey: Savannah, Georgia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Taking a trip to Savannah is like taking a journey back in time. Even the airport is designed with architectural elements in mind that make it clear to guests that they are in for a unique experience.

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Meet the startup hoping to promote LGBT+ tourism in the Caribbean and Africa

Meet the startup hoping to promote LGBT+ tourism in the Caribbean and Africa | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Pink Coconuts seeks to connect their guests to LGBT+ affirming and friendly businesses, while showing how anti-discriminatory laws can affect the economic growth and prosperity of a country.

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IGLTA Honors to be Presented in Atlanta

IGLTA Honors to be Presented in Atlanta | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Three pillars of LGBTQ+ tourism, marketing and empowerment—Pink Media’s Matt Skallerud, Belmond’s Annette Kishon-Pines and Atlanta Black Prid
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Global LGBTQ Travel Convention Comes to Atlanta This Fall

Global LGBTQ Travel Convention Comes to Atlanta This Fall | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The International LGBTQ Travel Association (IGLTA) Convention comes to Atlanta next month, offering LGBTQ members of the travel industry worldwide opportunities for networking and education. From September 8 through 11 at the Hotel Midtown (188 14th St), LGBTQ travel and tourism professionals will come together to network, share best practices for making travel safe and welcoming to the LGBTQ community, and take part in several incredible educational sessions and panels — like LGBT 101, Women in Business, and Beyond 2021: […]

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Is Costa Rica a Safe Country for LGBTQ+ Travelers?

Is Costa Rica a Safe Country for LGBTQ+ Travelers? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This Central American country is hoping to poach queer travelers from popular hot spots, and rethink what gaycations look like in the process.

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Orbitz Is Back With a Focus on LGBTQ Travel Market

Orbitz Is Back With a Focus on LGBTQ Travel Market | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With 10 or so online travel agency brands in the fold, Expedia Group is busy redefining and distinguishing them to focus on key customers.

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World’s most diverse LGBTQ+ travel magazine, Vacationer, to relaunch this Fall with new Editor, Kwin Mosby

World’s most diverse LGBTQ+ travel magazine, Vacationer, to relaunch this Fall with new Editor, Kwin Mosby | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As LGBTQ+ travel demand surges, Gray Jones Media is preparing to relaunch its diverse LGBTQ travel magazine brand, Vacationer, accompanied by a new queer travel web series Check Your Luggage.

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Case Study: Philadelphia

Case Study: Philadelphia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The City of Brotherly Love… marketed since 2003 by the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) as “Philadelphia. Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay”, when GPTMC “joined a very short list of cities around the world to officially “come out” as a gay-friendly destination.”

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In the Aviation Industry, the LGBTQ+ Experience Just Keeps Getting Better

In the Aviation Industry, the LGBTQ+ Experience Just Keeps Getting Better | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Aviation is one industry that continues to make genuine strides toward inclusivity, showing fervid support for the LGBTQ+ community in particular.

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As Canadian destinations reopen, many are looking to LGBTQ travellers as the first group they welcome

As Canadian destinations reopen, many are looking to LGBTQ travellers as the first group they welcome | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

LGBT+ travellers tend to be resilient, eager tourists with a higher disposable income – ideal for businesses needing a quick infusion of tourism dollars

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Ravi Roth of Gaycation: The Future of Travel in The Post Covid World

Ravi Roth of Gaycation: The Future of Travel in The Post Covid World | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

As part of my series about “developments in the travel industry over the next five years”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ravi Roth. Ravi Roth has trekked the globe as a blogger, vlogger, content…

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IGLTA CEO Talks 2021 Convention, LGBTQ Travel Trends and More

IGLTA CEO Talks 2021 Convention, LGBTQ Travel Trends and More | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Travel Pulse chatted with John Tanzella, IGLTA’s President/CEO, about what’s planned for the group's Annual Convention in Atlanta, as well as LGBTQ travel trends.

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LGBTQ Travelers Lead the Way in Reconnecting with the World

LGBTQ Travelers Lead the Way in Reconnecting with the World | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Miami based Source Events, the leader in LGBTQ luxury travel, sees Tahiti growing in popularity, with this year being their third voyage.

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