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IGLTA has united with Media Partner Curve magazine to collect data on the rarely tracked lesbian travel market. Please share this link with colleagues; one lucky survey participant will win a hotel stay in Miami Beach from IGLTA member The Angler's Boutique Resort: http://www.curvemag.com/Curve-Magazine/Web-Articles-2011/Win-a-South-Beach-Vacation.

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Web banners are available on our home page and 15 other pages geared toward the LGBT traveler at www.iglta.org. With more than 10,000 (and growing) unique visitors a month, this is an inexpensive way to promote your brand to travelers and member businesses alike. Each time the IGLTA page is refreshed, a new Web banner is displayed; we never have more than five running concurrently on each page to provide your company maximum visibility. Prices range from $300-$500 per month, depending on banner size. For complete details, visit www.iglta.org/marketing.

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Check out our upcoming brochure distribution and booth share opportunities open only to IGLTA members at www.IGLTA.org/events.
  • SPECIAL RATE — ASTA's The Trade Show: 11-13 September in Las Vegas, USA. ASTA's Travel Retailing & Destination Expo provides quality travel agents the opportunity to develop their professional career.
  • Out & Equal Annual Summit: 25-28 October in Dallas, USA. The Summit boasts more than 2,300 attendees who participate in more than 125 workshops and caucuses all designed to create an inclusive workplace. The Summit justly deserves its international reputation as the premier conference on LGBT issues in the workplace.


6 travel companies stop funding antigay groups
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Six major travel companies have publicly ended their relationship with the Christian Values Network, an online platform that allows consumers to donate a portion of their purchases from certain companies to nonprofits, including antigay groups. More

Alamo City promotes gay-friendly travel to snag Pee Wee, Emeril, Top Chef
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Thanks, in part, to the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau actively promoting the Alamo City as a gay-friendly travel destination, the Emmy winning television program "Top Chef," will be broadcasting shows filmed there soon. More

Late to the party, Las Vegas businesses targeting gay community
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The dozen fit, comfortable-in-their-own-(exposed)-skin men lounging around the Blue Moon pool one recent afternoon may not realize it, but they're in the sweet spot for Las Vegas image makers. The customers at the city's only gay resort are desirable business targets for a region that continues to suffer the economic devastation of the worst U.S. recession in 70 years. More

LGBT charity delivers humanitarian aid to Guatemala
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Rainbow World Fund, the only international humanitarian aid organization that is based in the LGBT community, just returned from a 10-day humanitarian aid journey to Guatemala. More

Travel: Reykjavík
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Iceland has been in the wars recently. Only now starting to slowly recover from the collapse of its banking sector in 2008 and the devastating effects on the national economy, the people of this island nation should, in theory, be wallowing in perpetual misery. However, the resilient optimism of Icelanders is only one of many reasons why LGBT travelers should pay a visit to the "land of ice and fire." More

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