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LGBT tourism panel discussion at BoBI
IGLTA
Best of Britain & Ireland, 13-14 March, renewed its commitment to the gay and lesbian travel market by including LGBT tourism marketing in its popular seminar program for the second year. IGLTA Vice President – Europe, Clark Massad, hosted a panel discussion focusing on LGBT marketing efforts...
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CONVENTION UPDATES


Provide input for convention panel
IGLTA
As our moderators work with this year's convention panelists to put together the most dynamic sessions possible, we're interested in getting feedback from our attendees. What burning questions would you like to see answered on Lesbian Market Outreach or Business in LGBT Asia? If you could sit down with a group of global travel journalists, what would you most want to know? Send your questions to Media Relations Director LoAnn Halden, loann.halden@iglta.org, by 15 April.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


JetBlue treats gay couple to 'flight of a lifetime' before wedding
The Huffington Post
A married gay couple has penned an incredible testimony of the lengths the staff on their JetBlue flight went to as they traveled to New York to tie the knot.
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Boeing: Dreamliner battery tests should be done soon
USA Today
Boeing says it still doesn't know why batteries failed, but the fixes they have developed will cover any possible future problem, and the airliner should be back flying shortly.
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Travel and tourism industry poised for take-off
The Huffington Post
The world's travel and tourism industry has bounced back from a period when it seemed to be battered by every conceivable shock, from terrorism to disasters and prolonged economic crisis.
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Vacation trends in 2013 from river cruises to volunteering trips
VOXXI
With an each day more mobile and savvy population, tourism trends for this year are expected to bring more local flavor, adventure and altruism.
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6 of the world's highest skyscraper hotels
CNN
Around the world, city-defining skyscrapers are pushing the limits of technology and engineering. The best part: Many of them are home to luxury hotels, giving travelers the chance to check in, look down and soak up the cities below.
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New Zealand same-sex marriage bill bolts over hurdle
The New Zealand Herald
Same-sex marriage inched another step closer recently when MPs backed it overwhelmingly at the second hurdle, with only a handful of previous supporters turning against it.
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Gay travel: Berlin's Pink Pillow Collection
Passport Magazine
Berlin has launched the world's first ever LGBT hotel network.
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Hotels lead the way in green revolution
Hotel News Resource
Technological advances in recent years have given hotel managers more choices in their quest to reduce energy costs.
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