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Out & About: Strategic partners, DMOs help tour operators reach gay and lesbian travelers
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Displaying rainbow flags and joining local gay associations are just two of the ways that NTA tour companies are courting the emerging gay and lesbian travel market. More

Delta Air Lines welcomes IGLTA members
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Delta Vacations is proud to offer an exclusive offer for International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association members. You'll receive a discount of up to $200 to be used on your next vacation to any of the 250-plus destinations that we offer worldwide. More

What Boeing's new 'plastic jet' means for travel
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To engineers, the Boeing Co 787 is made from reinforced carbon composites. To everyone else, the Dreamliner is the world's first plastic jet. More

Jamaica Tourism Ministry takes on HIV/AIDS awareness
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Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism, through the Tourism Product Development Company, has launched an extensive public awareness HIV/AIDS campaign in an effort to reduce risky sexual behavior within the sector. More

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Josh Noel: Genders and the road
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A few months ago I wrote about "gay business travel" and the fact that it is a substantial enough demographic for the hospitality industry to track it. Little wonder, then, that there also are people mulling "female business travel." More

World Travel Market expands TOT seminar
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High-profile speakers are lined up for World Travel Market's expanded Technology and Online Travel seminar program. More

Expedia raises agent commissions
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Expedia urges agents to book more customer air and land packages through its website by giving up to 10% increase in commission. More

Facebook taps Gogobot to help users share travel experiences
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Facebook's announcement last week about new features that allow users to tell their friends what they are doing in terms of watching movies, buying consumer goods and listening to music does appear to have a travel angle. More

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