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Registration available for ITB Berlin
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IGLTA's pavilion at ITB Berlin, 9-13 March, will be the largest in the association's history. Don't miss the chance to showcase your business in our highly visible stand at the world's largest travel industry trade fair. Booth share and brochure distribution opportunities are available, with great pricing for small and large member businesses. Click here to view the registration form. For more information, please contact Clark Massad at

Airline industry recovery continues: Traffic up, number of empty seats down
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Several American air carriers have reported that they filled a higher percentage of seats in November than in the same time period last year, another indicator of the airline industry's gradual recovery. American Airlines reported that it was able... More

IGLTA member discount extended: Promote your travel business to global media
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From now through 31 January, IGLTA members can send press releases through TravelOutNewsWire for $120 each, a 50 percent savings off the regular association rate. TravelOutNewsWire, the newly launched news release distribution service from IGLTA, the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association and Witeck-Combs Communications, now reaches more than 230 media outlets, freelance writers and bloggers in 20-plus countries. When you send a release about your business through TONW, you're reaching journalists who have opted in specifically to receive LGBT travel news. Your release also will be featured via a post to the IGLTA Facebook page and Twitter feed, reaching an additional 3,000 gay travel fans. To take advantage of this special offer, please e-mail

Wendy Perrin: Confessions of an unfashionable traveler
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If the fashion police in Condé Nast Traveler's Style Department were to peek inside my luggage, they would have me arrested. They'd find few if any designer labels or logos — only inconspicuous clothing that helps me blend in at my destination... More

Convention discount extended through January
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Join hundreds of tourism industry leaders who will be on hand to network, educate and learn how to take their business to new levels at IGLTA's 28th Annual Global Convention 10-15 May. is buzzing with airline discounts from Alaska, Continental, Delta, American Airlines and United as well as the international SkyTeam Alliance. Check out pictures of the beautiful Hilton Marina, our host hotel. Hurry and register today. Prices go up 31 January.

Mapping the gay & lesbian world
Finding art, culture, history and adventure in the places you visit. Our destination pages help you figure out where to eat, sleep, meet and celebrate. We've got photos, travel stories and downloadable maps. We've been mapping the gay world for 25 years. MORE

5 great electronic ways to keep yourself entertained on a long flight
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There have been all manner of lists throughout the years telling you exactly what you should take on a plane to make it a more enjoyable flight. However, this was before the influx of portable technology that allows you to enjoy the flight a lot... More

Member benefits
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Check out our upcoming brochure distribution and booth share opportunities open only to IGLTA members:

Connect with IGLTA on Facebook, Twitter and Insider Out Travel.
A little bit of planning can mean a lot more traveling. Traveling by train will enhance your entire European experience: no airport hassles or wasted time, and more leisurely gourmet dining as you gaze through panoramic windows while being whisked from city center to city center. It’s no wonder trains are so popular, so make sure you book in advance to get the best prices and most choices. More info
Plan your next great vacation with Expedia. As the world's largest online travel agency, we make it easy to get the best prices on flights, hotels, and flight + hotel vacations. More info
FunMaps Halifax
Halifax, founded by General Edward Cornwallis in 1749, still preserves many of its original buildings and fortifications. Today it is a vibrant city, bustling with tourists who arrive by air, rail, ship and automobile to explore the wealth of beauty and history that the city has to offer. More info

Gay & Lesbian Travel

Travel Impressions offers travel agents the opportunity to book exciting vacations for their gay and lesbian clients from a gay-friendly only product line.
More info

Upcoming Symposia/
FAM Trips

23-28 February
Yucatan, Mexico

7-11 March
Gold Coast, Australia

Ongoing Member Specials

Avis Car Rental
Special rate with IGLTA AWD# B450300

The GEM Hotel
New York

15 percent off

Hyatt Hotels
10 percent off with Corporate ID CR05661

Kimpton Hotels
10 percent off with
Rate Code GLT

Millennium Hotels
15 percent off
with this link

Also, don't forget to use IGLTA's Business ExtrAA number, 751626, when flying on American Airlines.

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