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New section debuts in IGLTA eNewsletter
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In addition to global reports from IGLTA headquarters and headline news related to travel, the weekly eNewsletter will now feature regional items that highlight the activities of our event and organizational partners. "IGLTA Regional Reports" also will include brief IGLTA-related updates from our global ambassador team.

Mister Gay Greece & Cyprus Contest 2012
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The Mister Gay Greece & Cyprus Contest, celebrating out and proud gay and bisexual men, will hold its grand finale at the S-Cape Club in Athens, 10 June. The presentation will be held in Greek, English and sign language. Accommodation packages are available 8-10 June. More

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Gay marriage legal nationwide in 10 countries around the world
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It's been just over 10 years since the first modern-day country legalized gay marriage, and since then only nine more across the globe have allowed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples to wed nationally. More

Tours to shed light on LGBT history
Windy City Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you think Chicago's LGBT neighborhood history consists of Boystown and Andersonville, you might be especially qualified for a new tour being offered this summer by Chicago Neighborhood Tours through the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture. More

Be Yourself at Aston
With 25 hotels and condominium resorts across four beautiful Hawaiian Islands, Aston Hotels & Resorts offers the perfect choice for any lifestyle, taste and budget. From trendy hotels in the center of the action to relaxing resorts with breathtaking ocean views, let Aston welcome you to your dream Hawaii vacation.

International travel boom drives Boeing big jet sales
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A boom in international travel is causing Boeing and other airplane makers to accommodate the growth by building more big jets. More

Mobile use spurs digital travel sales
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Total spending on online travel is expected to reach nearly $120 billion this year in the U.S., representing a healthy 11 percent growth for the industry. But compared to overall online retail sales, online growth for travel is slow, indicating maturity in the market. More


Aruba's Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts offers couples a romantic and tranquil boutique resort experience on one of the "Dream Beaches of the World".
New York City Marriott and Renaissance Hotels

Rates in NYC have never been better - book our value dates to receive our best deals! Choose from ten inviting locations including iconic landmarks, classically elegant and boutique-style hotels.

Gay and lesbian travel guide to Berlin    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Berlin is not only the capital of the country, but also Germany's center for gay and lesbian life. More

Gay tragedies turned travel destinations    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There is no better way to pay homage to the LGBT lives that have been lost than to visit the various sites that memorialize their suffering around the world. More

New hotels constructed amid ruins in Haitian capital
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Glimmers of hope are coming to Haiti's devastated capital and its surrounding cities. At least seven hotels are under construction or are in the planning stage in Port-au-Prince and nearby. More

Spring cleaning can wait.

With colorful days and exciting, warm Caribbean nights, Curacao is your ultimate spring destination. Our "Renaissance Spring Fever" special can save you up to 45% off.

(Must book and travel by 4/12/12)
Your Home Under the Rainbow!
Maui Sunseeker LGBT Resort, Hawaii's largest gay owned & operated resort, welcomes all, but caters primarily to the LGBT traveler. Located on the shore in Kihei, Sunseeker is perfect for gorgeous Ocean views. A clothing optional heated pool and Jacuzzi awaits you. Sunseeker welcomes you to Maui's island paradise.
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

New Orleans' gay top 10
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The Crescent City is a place like no other on the planet, with unique music, food and diversity — including a thriving gay and lesbian community. There's so much to do, in fact, it helps to have a list of must-see attractions. Here it is. More

Promising numbers point to reviving tourist industry in Ireland
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Ireland has long relied on tourism to bring in the coin when the economy is bad, and now it was revealed that the numbers visiting the island are, thankfully, on the up. More

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Ideally situated on an immaculate stretch of white-sand beach, Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa offers its guests an idyllic oceanfront setting. The resort is easily accessible from major international destinations, located less than 20 minutes from the Danang International Airport.

Enjoy 5 nights in Moorea and/or 5 nights in Bora Bora. Get daily breakfasts, 2 nights free in each resort. Contact your travel agent. MORE

Wining and dining through Chile's wine country
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What dinner isn't better with a bottle of wine? As Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet, Pablo Neruda, wrote, "I like on the table, when we're speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine." More

Spirit Airlines to charge up to $100 for carry-on bags
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Spirit Airlines will raise its fee for carry-on bags to up to $100, becoming the first U.S. airline to charge so much for a service that most other airlines offer for free. More

Celebrate with Splendor at Kapalua

Create an unforgettable celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua with romantic elegance and a bespoke ceremony experience
All-Suite and Villa Oceanfront Luxury

Experience paradise at The Fairmont Kea Lani set amongst 22 acres of lush tropical landscape on the white sandy shores of Wailea in sunny South Maui.

Ryanair forced to compensate passenger not allowed to board plane
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Ryanair has been forced to pay 479.49 euros in damages to a passenger they refused to allow to board a flight from Barcelona to Valladolid, after he had his wallet containing his DNI card stolen. More

Seeking redress when air travel goes awry
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In his 12 years as a semi-frequent traveler, David Shashoua never got bumped off a flight twice in one day. But that's what happened on Dec. 30, 2011, when Shashoua arrived at the Ontario, Calif., airport at 6:45 a.m., in plenty of time for his 8:39 a.m. United flight to La Guardia. More

St. Regis Monarch Beach Getaway

Enjoy a complimentary pool-view room upgrade, a VIP South Coast Plaza shopping experience and valet parking included throughout your stay. Click here for IGLTA exclusive rates and offers.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Nice

A luxury Hotel which offers you an unforgettable stay in front of the sea. Its panoramic Roof top Terrace and its Private Beach will satisfy you in an idyllic environment. MORE

Speeding up security at U.S. airports with new PreCheck program
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The hassles could end soon for road warriors and other high-mileage frequent fliers invited to join PreCheck, a new Transportation Security Administration screening program coming to 28 U.S. airports sometime this year. More

World's best festivals in May
Lonely Planet    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Festivals are a living, dancing museum of cultures and traditions in an increasingly globalized world. There is no better place for travelers to understand a country than an event where it proudly celebrates its individuality, whether through music, camel races or monumental food fights. More



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