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The center of World Tourism, the Center of Dialogue amongst people and cultures, and the Center for World Peace will be in Chengdu, China in September. Chengdu will be the center of controversy when it comes to the newly to be elected UNWTO Secretary General, and it will be a chance for the host China […]
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Art focused on welcoming those of any race, creed, nationality, or sexual orientation was installed at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport last week. The installation started in March and was just completed. The first installation, “Star of the North” (L’Etoile du Nord), is based on the Minnesota State Motto that was first adopted in 1861 […]
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Happy independence day and Happy Pride, Jamaica! Many in Jamaica see it this way: This is a fight for freedom, respect, and justice. This is a continuation of all progressive Jamaican. This is a fight for Jamaica and all her inhabitants. Though it’s illegal to be gay in Jamaica, some in the LGBTI community there celebrated Pride […]
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The Ministry of Tourism of Argentina, through the National Institute of Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR), participated in the presentation of the 10th edition of the International Conference on LGBT Business and Tourism (GNETWORK 360) held today in the Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT). Organized by the Argentine Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CCGLAR), GNETWORK 360 is […]
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Brussels to honour Belgian beer culture during several festivals In 2016 UNESCO recognised the important role played by beer culture in Belgian everyday life and celebrations by proclaiming it an intangible cultural heritage. Throughout the year, Brussels residents and visitors can come and discover this delicious heritage during one of Brussels’ many beer festivals. BXLBeerFest […]
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It’s a day of pride in Germany today. 393 yes, 226 no and 4 had no opinion. This was the result of a vote in the German parliament The Bundestag in Berlin today. The vote was a clear commitment to equality for and is legalizing same- sex marriage in the Federal Republic of Germany once […]
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Tourists celebrating the 4th of July in Hawaii are in for a special treat. All Americans celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year, commemorating the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation in 1776. To mark an event from Hawai’i’s history, La […]
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Virgin Australia and Air Canada codeshare From 1 June 2017, Virgin Australia and Air Canada began a new codeshare agreement on flights between Los Angeles and Toronto, Calgary and Montreal, providing improved regional access to Australian destinations. As part of the strategic cooperation between the airlines, Virgin Australia plans to place its code on Air […]
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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently upgraded its Amazing Thailand and Tourism Thailand mobile apps to ensure accurate and timely travel information at the fingertips of local and international tourists. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor said, “New innovations have been incorporated into the Amazing Thailand and Tourism Thailand, two of our four existing mobile […]
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The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation is pleased to announce its partnership with EXIT Festival of Novi Sad, Serbia for the only recurring global study of youth and student travel, New Horizons. EXIT Festival will provide two tickets to one lucky winner of the survey’s prize draw. The festival started in 2000 as […]
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The travel and tourism destination Istanbul is still seen as a liberal welcoming place for everyone, and also a favorite in the world among LGBT travelers. Like on any place in the world, there is a large gay, lesbian, transgender community in Istanbul and the rest of Turkey. There are LGBT tourists and supporters in the […]
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Hornet, a gay social network, today announced a new billboard campaign aimed at fighting the divisive rhetoric spouted by anti-LGBTQ organizations across the United States. Using watchdog groups such as the Southern Poverty Law Center as a roadmap, Hornet will focus on the “headquarters of hate” beginning on Thursday, June 8 in Washington D.C., followed […]
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is reasserting its commitment to sustainable development across the entire spectrum of travel and tourism with a renewed pledge to support the Paris Accord within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Embedded within this PATA advocacy theme is an acknowledgment and recognition that tourism must play an influential […]
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June is Pride Month. Even though US President Donald Trump has yet to issue a proclamation for Pride Month, breaking a recent tradition that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender advocacy groups call “deeply disappointing” but not entirely surprising. Trump’s daughter Ivanka, however, tweeted her solidarity with the LGBTQ community instead. Regardless every major city in […]
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Known as a vibrant cosmopolitan city, Guadalajara is set to host one of the top gay pride parades in Latin America. Come June 10, 2017, Guadalajara Pride will see more than 60,000 people turn out for this year’s celebrations, which will be extra special given the recent announcement that Guadalajara has been shortlisted to host […]
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As part of VisitBritain’s Love is GREAT campaign, the British government will celebrate LGBT rights by participating in local Pride events in 16 cities across the US, Mexico, and Canada this year, and will launch a nationwide sweepstakes on June 10th, 2017 to win a trip to Great Britain. The UK is proud to be […]
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American Airlines is celebrating our team members in June during PRIDE month through PRIDE Parade sponsorships, special social posts and continued giving to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations in the communities where our team members live and work. “For over two decades, American has been a pioneer in establishing fair-minded policies and practices […]
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The Honorable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, today announced Government of Canada support for Travel Gay Canada in its work to attract more LGBTQ2 tourists to Canada. The Minister made the announcement during Tourism Week. She was joined by Colin Sines, Executive […]
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This year, 90,000 people took part in the Pride parade and got the center of Brussels shaking. Participants once again took to the streets to spread their message, their joy and their good humor. Brussels confirms its status as European Capital of LGBT+. The center of the European capital has been decked out with the […]
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