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Convention registration is live!
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Register now for IGLTA's 30th Anniversary Annual Global Convention at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 2-4 May 2013. This milestone conference will feature an opening keynote... More


BoBI strengthens commitment to LGBT tourism
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Best of Britain & Ireland renews its commitment to the LGBT market in 2013 by including LGBT travel in its popular seminar program for the second year. BoBI 2013 will... More

Limited spaces available for ITB Berlin
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Join IGLTA in the Gay Pavilion at ITB Berlin with a booth share or brochure distribution opportunity and be a part of the World's Leading Travel Trade Show®. More than 11,000 exhibitors... More

Experience the many colors of
Aston Hotels & Resorts

Like the many colors of a beautiful Hawaiian rainbow, Aston offers a wide range of accommodations each with its own charm and appeal. Choose from 24 properties on four Hawaiian Islands sure to fit your lifestyle, taste and budget – from relaxing beachfront condominium resorts to trendy hotels near the action.

Industry News

India a hot spot for LGBT travelers
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"India is becoming more popular with gay travelers since the high court decriminalized homosexuality in 2009," said John Tanzella, president and CEO of IGLTA, which has a presence in 83 countries. More

Windsor-Essex looks to court LGBT tourists
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A new guidebook is helping businesses in Windsor attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers. 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.

Global first: Brit visits all 201 states without flying
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A British adventurer has become the first person to travel to all 201 sovereign states in the world without flying, ending his four-year odyssey when he arrived in South Sudan, the world's newest nation. More

Premier Inn hotel chain installs noise meters to target loud guests
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Airlines have tried to minimize the noise on planes with child-free flights, but now a U.K. hotel is trying to minimize noise by targeting loud guests with noise detectors. More

Luggage tags that stand out on the baggage carousel
The Daily Traveler    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Tara Abell writes, "You guys know we're suckers for a good travel essential — whether it's a silky sleep mask, a sturdy carry-on, or a sleek camera. But really, is there anything more essential than being able to identify your own luggage? We think not." 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.

France: Bye bye burqa, hello 'mosque for gays'
Al Bawaba    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An Algerian gay man is planning to open a "mosque for gays" in France by the end of the month, which sets to be a place of worship for Friday prayers at first and then will hold same-sex Muslim marriages. More

Ugandan parliament to debate anti-gay bill
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Ugandan lawmakers are to debate a controversial anti-gay bill calling for the death penalty for certain homosexual acts, a parliamentary spokeswoman said. More

Romantic Honolulu restaurants for gay couples
Gayapolis    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When people visit Honolulu for the first time, the islands become slightly overwhelming. The beauty of the ocean surrounds these gorgeous paradise islands, and yet you can honestly miss out on hidden local spots, particularly if you just hang out at your private hotel's bar and restaurant. More

Wedding tourism: Courting gay and lesbian couples
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Will Washington become a destination for same-sex weddings? Right after voters approved Referendum 74, the advertisements started. 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

Pink Iceland wins Inovation Award
Iceland Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Travel company Pink Iceland, which specializes in travel for the LGBT community, won the Icelandic Travel Industry Association Innovation Award recently, reports. 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.
Not A Big Deal

Come celebrate in Durham any way you like this New Year because here,
being gay is just not a big deal.  See you soon!

D.C. hotels have availability for inauguration
USA Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Want to stay in the nation's capital for inauguration weekend? No problem. More

Aspen Gay Ski Week coming in January
Rainbow Tourism    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
On 13-20 January, head to this Colorado haven for the annual Aspen Gay Ski Week! Celebrating its' 36th year, this has truly become the premier gay and lesbian winter event in the state of Colorado. 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

Business or pleasure? Luxury hotels offer day-only rooms
CNN    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While traditionally hotels offering "day rates" conjure up seedy, by-the-hour hovels reserved exclusively for illicit trysts, the last couple of years have seen a rash of upmarket accommodations adopting the practice. More

Romantic matchmaking tours planned
Taipei Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Taiwan soon will start to play matchmaker for foreign tourists as part of a campaign to position itself as a "destination for romance," the Tourism Bureau said. More



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