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Taking LGBT Travel into the 2020s
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Taking LGBT Travel into the 2020s

editor editor- December 17, 2019

Out Now and WTM London Chart the Way Forward WTM London celebrated its 40th anniversary in November and for the ... Read More

Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads
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Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

Netherlands' city of Almere has claimed the unique (though quite dubious) 'distinction' of presenting the world with the first-ever ‘transgender’ ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association announces more member benefits
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association announces more member benefits

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announces new member benefits including the first LGBT Supplier Diversity resource guide ... 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

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

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence
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Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision
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Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

This May Puerto Vallarta is the land of celebration
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This May Puerto Vallarta is the land of celebration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Puerto Vallarta is always finding reasons to celebrate and this May is no different. For the month of May Puerto ... Read More

United Airlines named a top company for diversity
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United Airlines named a top company for diversity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

This week, United Airlines was honored by DiversityInc with their "DiversityInc Top 50" designation, lauding the airline's leadership in promoting ... Read More

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists
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Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians
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Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s ... 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

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many
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WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning
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U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. ... 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 Airlines: Non-binary gender booking options
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United Airlines: Non-binary gender booking options

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

United Airlines today announced it has become the first U.S. airline to offer non-binary gender options throughout all booking channels ... 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

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!
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Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long
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Miami Beach welcomes LGBT travelers from around the globe all year long

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Miami Beach is an award-winning LGBTQ destination filled with spirit and pride offering a multitude of experiences that cater to ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism
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CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin
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Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of ... Read More

Travel professionals take over Javits
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Travel professionals take over Javits

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards
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Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional ... 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

First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy
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First “hetero-friendly” hotel opens in Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 21, 2019

Axel Hotels Group is the first "hetero-friendly" hotel to open in Italy. It is a new project that is part ... Read More

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019
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WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Following a successful inaugural event, The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs) will return in 2019 celebrating excellence in the ... Read More

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina
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Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Argentina and Brazil had always been competing. This is not only true for soccer, but also for tourism. Anti-LGBT policies in ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)
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New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

editor editor- January 26, 2019

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total travel ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son
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Brazil president: I’d rather have a dead son than a gay son

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019

Rio may no longer be a pink destination. How will the future of the traveling #LGBTQ world change if they ... Read More