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Contribute to Stonewall National Museum Travel Exhibit
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IGLTA is proud to partner with the Stonewall National Museum and Archives on an exhibition documenting 30 years of LGBT travel — the destinations, the marketing, the pioneers. This exciting project will debut at our 30th anniversary Annual Global Convention, 2-4 May 2013 in Chicago. We're interested in collecting stories, memorabilia, and images from our member destinations and businesses that have paved the way for LGBT travel today. For more information, please contact by 16 November 2012.

IGLTA & Out Escapes update
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As part of IGLTA's efforts to assist members in reaching potential clients, we recently offered you the option of using the services of Out Escapes with IGLTA-member benefits. More

Aston Hotels & Resorts – More than Just a Room
Your dream Hawaii vacation begins at Aston Hotels & Resorts. Choose from 25 hotels and condominium resorts on four breathtaking Hawaiian Islands, from serene beachfront hotels to spacious villas and charming, historic cottages. Experience the many wonderful things that make Aston Hotels & Resorts a lasting favorite among Hawaii travelers.

Industry News

Gay Europeans spend up to $65 billion on travel
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Despite openly gay people being 2.6% of Europe, they spend 8% of the $632 billion that the European Union estimates is spent on tourism. More

Gay marriage in Spain upheld after constitutional appeal
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Spain's highest court upheld a law legalizing gay marriage, ending a seven-year battle to overturn one of the biggest legislative victories of former Socialist Party Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. 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 marriage victory: Maine, Maryland, Minnesota voters support same-sex marriage
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Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, an organization that has long advocated for same-sex marriage, spent more than $5 million in support of gay marriage in these states. More

Hurricane Sandy delays lesbian wedding after couple travels 3,000 miles
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Gabrielle Mecham and Ashley Saverino traveled 3,000 miles from California to get legally married in New York, but they had an unexpected wedding guest in the form of a hurricane. More

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
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.
13th Annual LGBT Tourism Conference!
13th Annual LGBT Tourism Conference! San Francisco, Oct 31-Nov 2. Learn, update strategies, make great connections! 30+ speakers! The premiere marketing, sales, and research forum to help you reach LGBT travelers: Online and print advertising, mobile, market research, diversity segments, sales techniques, ROI tracking, community involvement, press relations and more.

Efforts being made to make Prince Edward Island tourism more gay-friendly
The Canadian Press via Ottawa Citizen    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Prince Edward Island already is considered an attractive tourist destination with its spectacular scenery, sandy beaches, challenging golf courses and friendly people. But tourism operators on "the gentle island" also are making an effort to get the message out that the island is gay-friendly. More

A Private Island in Bora Bora
Book a 3 nights stay at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island and enjoy a romantic soiree under the stars.
Celebrate with Splendor at Kapalua

Create an unforgettable celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua with romantic elegance and a bespoke ceremony experience

Travel the world with LGBT sports
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The world of LGBT sports is increasingly busy, with an ever-growing number of national and international single and multisport tournaments offered. More

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.
Durham Welcomes Everyone

Fall in Durham is great – for everyone. We have great food, theater, and shopping. We hope you’ll visit soon!

Gay Ski Week set for Swiss resort
Travel Weekly    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Switzerland is gearing up for its annual Gay Ski Week in the winter resort of Arosa, located between Davos and St. Moritz. More

Complimentary Fourth Night at
The St. Regis

Delight in Sun and Savings at The St. Regis Monarch Beach. Reserve now and enjoy a complimentary 4th night, $100 resort credit, and upgrade when available.
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

A tweeted invitation to a same-sex wedding in China
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Same-sex weddings are illegal in China, a fact known to Lu Zhong, 24, and Liu Wangqiang, 20, when they tweeted an invitation to theirs, via the Sina Weibo microblog. More



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