Early-bird discounts end this month
Time is running out to take advantage of early registration discounts! Take advantage of early-bird discounts before they end on 31 December, 2011. For more information and to register, visit www.igltaconvention.org.
TAM Airfare discounts now available
Are you attending the upcoming IGLTA Annual Global Convention in Brazil? Be sure to take advantage of our special airfare rates for convention attendees. We currently offer discounted rates with Delta Air Lines, AeroMexico, TAM Airlines, SkyTeam Alliance and American Airlines. More coming soon. For more details, click here.
Brochure Distribution available at ITB Berlin
Join IGLTA in the 170m² Gay Pavilion at ITB Berlin and be a part of the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®. More than 11,000 exhibitors from 180-plus countries come together at ITB every March to do business in Berlin. IGLTA is proud to offer Booth Sharing and Brochure Distribution opportunities to its members. Booth share partners will receive entrance passes and daily catered lunch for up to two people plus access to the exclusive private cafe area in the center of the Gay Pavilion for conducting business meetings. Space is nearly full, so register today and get ready to be a part of the world’s largest LGBT travel-trade pavilion! Click here to register.
Check out our upcoming brochure distribution and booth share opportunities open only to IGLTA members:
- FITUR: 18-22 January in Madrid, Spain. The 32nd edition of Spain’s largest travel & tourism fair will debut its first dedicated LGBT section.
- MAP Salon: 15-18 March in Paris, France. Mondial du Tourisme welcomes more than 100,000 visitors. Maximize your exposure to the French market and sign up today.
- ITB Berlin: 7-11 March in Berlin, Germany. The world’s largest trade show and convention for travel professionals.
10 things you didn’t know about gay travel
The results of an annual Gay and Lesbian Travel Survey have just been released, courtesy of the San Francisco-based Community Marketing Inc. And while some of the results will be less-than-shocking (gay New York City gets high scores, as does gay Miami and gay New Orleans), there are still a few surprises in the 40-page report (plus it’s a good read). More
Travel: Rio de Janeiro
Michael Luongo writes, "To my mind, there is no more beautifully situated city in the world than Rio de Janeiro. A beachside metropolis, my favourite kind of urban destination, it spreads up from the Atlantic Ocean into the dramatic mountains behind it." More
LAN Airlines launches new LGBT website
Visit www.LANdiversity.com to learn more about the many gay-friendly destinations throughout the vast and fascinating world of South America. Catch up on recent news and events of interest to LGBT travelers to South America. With frequently updated content, periodic specials, and a place to connect with other LGBT travelers, we’re making www.LANdiversity.com your one-stop source for LGBT travel to South America!
Holiday flight season kicks off with fares about 10% higher
Travel Pulse Share
Dec. 16 was the start of the holiday flight season, and prices are up about 10% compared to 2010, according to Rick Seaney, CEO and co-founder of FareCompare.com. Source = International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association