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IGLTA welcomes new board
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Voting closed on 13 May for the annual IGLTA board elections. The IGLTA Board of Directors for 2011-2012 is as follows: Chair Tanya Churchmuch; Vice Chair Cordey Lash; Treasurer Theresa Belpulsi; Secretary Darren Cooper; Past Chair Bryan Herb; Steve Smith, Jeff Guaracino and Mya Lake Reyes; along with Ed Salvato and Dan Melesurgo, who were elected to their first term. Two additional board members from outside of North America will be appointed within the next month.

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Thank you to all who attended IGLTA's 28th Annual Global Convention. More than 500 delegates from 35 countries converged in Fort Lauderdale, USA, for five full days of education sessions, networking events and trade shows. Check out the "Post Convention Information" tab at for convention photos, education presentations and media coverage about the convention. Site is updated daily, so check back regularly for more information.

Flying the gay-friendly skies: Why airlines are courting the gay market
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Latin American airlines traditionally have not been at the cutting edge when it comes to targeting gay travelers. So it certainly attracted attention when, in June 2010, LAN Airlines, one of the largest airlines in Latin America, with hubs in Chile, Peru, Argentina and Ecuador, became the first such carrier to co-sponsor a gay pride parade. More

Record number of tourists visit Chile in first quarter
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The number of foreign tourists visiting Chile rose 9.2% during the first quarter of 2011 in relation to the same period last year. More

Singapore Airlines to offer low-cost travel
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Singapore Airlines has revealed plans of establishing a new low-cost airline using wide-body aircraft for medium and long-haul routes. More

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Munich Airport hailed the best in Europe
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The Munich Airport took the top spot in the European rankings in the World Airport Awards 2011 by London-based aviation research institute, Skytrax. This is the sixth time Munich topped the European rankings. More

Convention Twitter Feed
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Official IGLTA Convention photos
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Photos from the Consumer Trade Show
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IGLTA eNewsletter available through MultiBriefs app
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IGLTA understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the IGLTA eNewsletter, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The IGLTA eNewsletter is also available on the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it's downloaded, you may add the IGLTA feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.
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