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World Travel Market unveils world’s largest LGBT research program

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry and Out Now, the leading marketing organization to reach LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) consumers, are expan

Marriott welcomes LGBT guests to “Be You, With Us”

BETHESDA, Md. - Marriott International, Inc. today announced a new marketing campaign aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers, friends and families – "Be You, With Us".

FITUR 2012 announces staging of second edition of FITUR LGBT

The exhibition area devoted to the LGBT tourism segment, which is organized in collaboration with Diversity Consulting and enjoys the support of the Madrid City Council Tourism Department through the

LGBT groups to counter Houston Pray Away the Gay Conference

HOUSTON, Texas - A coalition of local and national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) organizations will host a week-long series of educational and entertainment events, as well as a prote

Gay tourism booming and Rio wants to be its capital

The theatre lights dim and a Brazilian supermodel takes to the stage, tanned legs emerging from a skintight miniskirt.

Results of international gay survey to be revealed at World Travel...

The world’s largest ever LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) research study, to be released by global gay marketing specialists, Out Now, at World Travel Market 2011, nearly doubles its globa

Tel Aviv cashes in on gay pride

Great efforts have been put in the past few weeks into the promotion of the Tel Aviv Pride Parade, during which thousands of colorful celebrators rejoiced on the streets – only to disappear several

Attack on gay tourists “saddens” St. Lucia

The government of St. Lucia is apologizing to three American tourists for an attack the men say was motivated by anti-gay sentiment.

Hoteliers: Palm Springs tourism still has “black eye”

More than a year after a controversial sex sting in Palm Springs' popular gay resort neighborhood, local hoteliers say the city's tourism industry still has a “black eye.”

A win for gay marriage and California tourism

Tourism officials in California hope that gays from around the country will opt to get married in sunny California, infusing money into the fiscally-challenged state.

Largest ever gay marketing survey unveiled at WTM 2010

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, will unveil results from the largest ever international survey into the travel and leisure patterns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual

Philadelphia Navigaytour to give tourists history of gay Philly

While countless tourists flock to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection each year to visit the locales that helped solidify Philadelphia’s moniker as the “Birthplace of America,” LGB

Thugs menace Rome’s tourist spots in wave of violence

On the surface, the good times returned to the Coming Out bar in Rome last week.

Greater Seattle Business Association launches Travel Gay Seattle site

The Greater Seattle Business Association -- the largest LGBT chamber in the country -- launched "Travel Gay Seattle" on Wednesday.

From Judy Garland rooms to pink houses, expect a gay welcome

"Whether you're a couple looking for an enjoyable and hassle-free holiday or a single traveler searching for like-minded fun, real TripAdvisor travelers have done the hard work for you by experiencing

Nepal wants a chunk of multibillion dollar gay tourist market

KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal wants to paint Mount Everest pink.It wants gay honeymooners trekking through the Himalayas.

Nepal goes after pink dollar

Nepal will play host to a royal wedding with a difference when an openly gay Indian prince marries his partner at a Hindu temple in Kathmandu.

The gay and lesbian tourism market

In this down market the gay and lesbian travel market has been one area of growth in the tourism and travel industry.

California city woos gay tourists

If you plan on protesting a ban on same-sex marriage, what better place than West Hollywood, Calif., a town known nationwide as a center for gay activism and politics?But go there on vacation?

The first-ever study into Middle East gay travel unveiled at WTM

The first-ever study into gay travel to the Middle East will be unveiled at World Travel Market 2009.

London ready to welcome Gay Tourist Office

The Gay Tourist Office will be the first and only, dedicated, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender visitor center in London, serving as a vital resource for London's LGBT residents.

Rome declared the capital of gay murders

In Rome, openly declared the capital of gay murders, a statement made to the local free press by Franco Grillini, historical leader of the gay movement in Italy, member of the parliament, and today pr

Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay...

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is to ask gay and lesbian holidaymakers how they want the travel industry to market to them.

Three killed at gay club in Tel Aviv

Israeli police say a gunman entered a youth club for gay teens in central Tel Aviv and sprayed the interior with automatic rifle fire, killing three people.

Gay tourism leaflet promotes sex shops in Tel Aviv

A Tel Aviv city map that was distributed throughout Europe in recent weeks in a bid to promote gay tourism to the city contains lewd adverts for sex shops and sauna bars.

Tourism industry targets those less willing to give up vacations

As Americans rejigger their budgets to abide the nation's economic gloom, travel plans are being routinely cast aside, leading to plummeting airline traffic and a tourism downturn around the globe.

NYC promoters woo gay, lesbian tourists

NEW YORK — New York City officials are turning to gays and lesbians to help reduce a projected $4 billion budget deficit.

The new gay mecca next door: Iowa may ring up tourism...

Nine years ago, Omahans Donna Colley and Margaux Towne-Colley ventured off to a picturesque village in Vermont to exchange rings and vows of lifelong commitment.

Massachusetts reaches out to gay tourists

Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism said it has the launched a "microsite dedicated to attracting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender leisure travelers to the commonwealth."

A niche of a niche of a niche — and booming:...

The fast-growing cruise industry is nothing if not diverse -- and getting more so every day. The latest micro-trend, according to gaywired.com: Gay nude luxury cruises.