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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week
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Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit
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Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination
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Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?
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Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year
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Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment
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IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more
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The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a ... Read More

Death for gay guests at Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel‑Air? Dorchester Collection issues a statement
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Death for gay guests at Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel‑Air? Dorchester Collection issues a statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air are part of the Dorchester Collection group and upscale 5-star accommodation in Beverly Hills ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline
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United: Top-ranked LGBTQ airline

editor editor- March 29, 2019

United Airlines today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling
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LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. ... Read More

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review
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Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel
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Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?
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Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’
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Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ... Read More

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place
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Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Towering over Brickell Avenue, Conrad Miami offers the ultimate in luxury accommodations, a serene rooftop pool, sprawling vistas of the ... Read More

Milan Loves You: Lombardy capital launches new LGBTQ tourism project
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Milan Loves You: Lombardy capital launches new LGBTQ tourism project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Sonders and Beach Italy Srl Group, the parent company of QMagazine and Quiiky tour operator, will participate this year in ... Read More

Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars
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Italy to the Vatican: Politics cannot leave room for Nationalisms and Wars

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 1, 2019

The President of the Italian Republic Mattarella has a New Year's message and a message for the World Day of ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?
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Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto
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Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, ... Read More

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region
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PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2016

Under the leadership of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO, Dr. Mario Hardy, PATA as a travel and tourism ... Read More

Dragon Airlines accused of discrimination
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Dragon Airlines accused of discrimination

editor editor- November 23, 2011

A Taiwanese tourist accused Hong Kong Dragon Airlines of discrimination for letting Hong Kong passengers switch flights while denying her ... Read More

Australian passport offers new gender option – “indeterminate”
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Australian passport offers new gender option – “indeterminate”

editor editor- September 16, 2011

In a move the Australian government hopes will help remove discrimination against intersex or transgender people, the country's passports will ... Read More

AAPR blasts United Airlines decision to discriminate against people of size
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AAPR blasts United Airlines decision to discriminate against people of size

editor editor- April 18, 2009

The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) today blasted the decision by United Airlines to violate the civil rights of ... Read More

Cruise lines discriminate against single travelers
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Cruise lines discriminate against single travelers

editor editor- March 30, 2009

Seattle, WA – For years I never took a cruise because I resented being discriminated against as a single traveler. Read More

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Raelians claim religious discrimination at McCarran Airport

editor editor- December 10, 2008

LAS VEGAS, NV - Dozens of Raelians were forced to leave McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon under ... Read More