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Fort Lauderdale beach bag with registration!
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With the support of the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, IGLTA is providing weekly giveaways to convention attendees. The next 20 people to complete a convention registration will receive a chic striped beach bag, perfect for throwing in your towel and hitting the sands of Fort Lauderdale after the convention. The offer runs through 8 p.m. EDT (GMT-4:00) on 26 April and applies to fully paid registrations only. Watch the weekly IGLTA member eNewsletter in the weeks to come for more bonus gifts with registration. Click here to register today!

SAVE THE DATE: IGLTA's first Pow Wow party
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Join IGLTA and presenting partners Community Marketing, Gay Cities and Kimpton at San Francisco's chic Infusion Lounge for networking, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails on the open night of the U.S. Travel Association's International Pow Wow, from 6 to 8 p.m. on 23 May. Click here to RSVP. The party is open to all IGLTA members attending this year's Pow Wow. IGLTA also will have a booth at the show for the first time. IGLTA members (buyers and suppliers) can take advantage of special pricing to promote their U.S. travel offerings at our Pow Wow booth (#2733). Please click here for the brochure distribution form.

Barcelona tourism posts record year
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Barcelona posted its best-ever year in terms of tourism in 2010 with a record 7.13 million tourists and more than 14 million overnight stays and Joan Gaspart, president of Barcelona Tourism, says the success "can be repeated" in 2011. More

New Swedish LGBT tourism campaign puts the L into LGBT
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DIVA magazine in the U.K. recently has called Stockholm one of the world's most exciting cities for lesbian travel, and to celebrate its uber cool gay girl scene, and the fit, fashionable and fabulous lesbians who make it, Stockholm Gay & Lesbian Network is launching an innovative new media campaign and competition. More

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UN assures radiation levels in Japan are within safe limit
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United Nations organizations assure that radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi plant do not pose health or transportation risk to passengers and crew who are traveling to and from Japan. More

Voting open for 2011 Board of Directors
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Voting is now open for this year's five open positions on the Board of Directors. To cast your vote, simply log in at and follow the link to the voting site. Voting will close at 12:00 EDT on 13 May. Click here to vote now!

A frugal twist on travel: Try a house swap
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Gina and Roger Freize had never heard of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. But when the owner of a San Miguel villa found them through a home exchange website, the couple vacated their San Diego condo and spent a blissful week in Mexico. More

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Delegate Handbook now available
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For those attending the convention, please download the Delegate Handbook. This document has all the information you need to ship boxes, use transportation and learn about some of our shows. If you already are registered, you should have received this by email.

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

Ongoing Member Specials

Accor Hotels
10% off

American Airlines
Use IGLTA's Business ExtrAA number, 751626, when flying.

Avis Car Rental
Special rate with IGLTA AWD# B450300

Save with CDP# 1908624

Hyatt Hotels
10% off with Corporate ID CR05661

Millennium Hotels
15% off

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