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CONVENTION UPDATES

Make a convention referral, save on renewal!
IGLTA
IGLTA members who refer new attendees to the 30th Annual Global Convention in Chicago, 2-4 May, will receive a discount on their annual...
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IGLTA NEWS


Unique member opportunities
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In just three short weeks more than 11,000 exhibitors from 180-plus countries will come together in Berlin to conduct business at ITB. Don't miss this...
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Now accepting board applications
IGLTA
The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association is seeking visionary, enthusiastic and dynamic leaders to fill six vacancies on the...
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Member networking receptions
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IGLTA along with its partners organizes several member networking events during ITB Berlin and you are invited to participate:
  • IGLTA/Spartacus Member Networking Event: Wednesday, 6 March, from 4-6 p.m. in the Gay Pavilion (Hall 2.1, Stand 104) — click to RSVP
  • Chic Champagne & Canapés hosted by IGLTA Global Partner CHIC OUTLET SHOPPING®, Thursday, 7 March, from 12:30-3 p.m., Hall 18, Stand 125 — click to RSVP
  • IGLTA/Axel ITB Party: Friday, 8 March, starting at 9 p.m. at the Axel Hotel Berlin, Lietzenburgerstrasse 13/15, 10789 Berlin — click here for more information

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The Warner Bros. Studio Tour is an intimate experience that offers a rare glimpse at real Hollywood at work while bringing guests within inches of the action for a bird’s eye view of actual TV and film projects in the making. Find out more at www.wbtour.com


INDUSTRY NEWS


Gay mega cruises pack $7 million economic punch
Sun Sentinel
Greater Fort Lauderdale's reputation as a top destination for gay travelers is paying off.
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Brit trips tipped for gay unions
The Mercury
Many Australians will travel to Britain or use U.K. consulates at home if same-sex marriage becomes law, a Tasmanian gay activist predicts.
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American Airlines, US Airways officially announce merger
KXAS-TV
American Airlines and US Airways have officially confirmed their merger to become world's largest airline — the "new" American Airlines.
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Iberia strikers clash with police at Madrid airport
Agence France-Presse via Google News
Strikers at Spanish airline Iberia clashed with police at Madrid-Barajas airport as they launched a five-day action against job cuts.
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Germany: Gays, lesbians allowed to adopt child of their same-sex partner
Têtu
In Germany, gays and lesbians still can not marry or adopt as a couple. However, now, thanks to a decision of the Constitutional Court, it is possible to adopt children already adopted by their partner.
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IGLTA Foundation makes successful debut
e-Travel Blackboard
The IGLTA Foundation recently asserted itself as a force for creating dialogue between gay and mainstream travel professionals with the symposium "We're Out, Are You In?"
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New crop of Tel Aviv boutique hotels cater to evolving clientele
Travel Weekly
When it comes to the cosmopolitan center of a country that's merely double the size of Los Angeles County, smaller has apparently become better.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Peter Tatchell: A Pope who opposed human rights (Pink News)
Obama team to make important, if symbolic, choice on gay marriage (NPR)
Survey: Couples who travel together have better relationships (USA Today)
Delta Air Lines, Starwood introduce joint loyalty partnership (Travel Pulse)

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Illinois' wedding industry poised for profits from gay weddings
Medill Reports
As a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage continues to gain momentum in Illinois, some businesses are anticipating long and lasting profits from passage of the bill.
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Axel set to spin at Spain's way gay Gran Canaria
Queerty
The "hetero-friendly" Axel Hotel brand will open its fourth international property May 1 in that magnet for Eurogays, the island resort of Gran Canaria. The new inn, AxelBeach Maspalomas Apartments & Lounge Club, will debut at Playa del Inglés, the undisputed homo hub of the island.
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Uganda: 'Kill the Gays' bill back on table as Parliament reconvenes
Pink News
The Ugandan Parliament reconvened following its Christmas break and announced a packed agenda, including picking up it's so-called "Kill the Gays" bill.
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