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Brasil is HOT!
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Save the date and join IGLTA for its 29th Annual Global Convention in Florianopolis, Brasil, 12-14 April, 2012. Brasil's economy is booming — you need to be there to make those important business connections! Details coming soon to www.igltaconvention.org.



Member benefits
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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.


Top 10 honeymoon destinations
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You have the ceremony and reception planned, now comes the really fun part. Need ideas for the perfect honeymoon spots? More

Competing to draw gay honeymooners
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All newlyweds need a honeymoon — a fact that has the travel industry salivating. The legalization of same-sex marriage in New York has set off a race among resorts and hotels around the world to become the next honeymoon hot spot for gay and lesbian couples. More

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International Expo & Business LGBT

The International Expo & Business LGBT will serve as a showcase and business platform for buyers and sellers who drive national and international products and services to the LGBT community. The event will host business exchanges with the opportunity of having 24 appointments over two days between buyers and sellers. This important event will take place November 20-23 at the Presidente Intercontinental Resort located in one of Puerto Vallarta's most exclusive areas.


Bucket List travel blog locks in on people, experiences
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Recently, Princess Cruises reached the half-way point of it's travel blog "50 Essential Experiences: The Travel Bucket List" with a post by Commodore Giuseppe Romano, senior captain of the Princess fleet. Different from others, this travel... More

Expo Gay Turismo at NoFrills
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The 11th edition of NoFrills (23-24 September in Bergamo, Italy) will include the Gay Tourism Expo, dedicated to the LGBT market. This information was announced recently at a press conference in Rome. "The Italian tourism is an important key to our target," said Clark Massad, an IGLTA ambassador. More

Top 10 things to do in Hong Kong
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If you love big cities, exciting new cultures and a busy nightlife, then you should consider marking Hong Kong as your next destination. The following are 10 things recommended to include on your visit. More

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How risky are whole-body airport scanners?
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Full-body scanners have become the norm at airports around the country. Their use is aimed at keeping passengers safe. However, some experts worry that the most commonly used type of scanner heightens the risk of cancer because it emits... More

More fees, more carry-ons
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The price of checking a suitcase on an airplane — $15 to $40 a bag — has added up to more than $6 billion in revenue for airlines in the United States in the last four years, according to Transportation Department statistics. The fees also have led to an increased number of bags being carried onto airplanes. More

Show me the money: How to budget for a very big trip
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For some people, budgeting is a way to get excited about a trip. They use it as the first step in the planning and a way to get themselves psyched up about a destination. Some people are, of course, certifiably insane. More

TripAdvisor: Top 10 beaches, beach hotels in US and worldwide
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With warmer weather on the way and many of us planning trips to the shore, TripAdvisor has crunched it data to find what its 20 million members say are the top 10 beach destinations in the U.S. and around the world. More
RailEurope
A little bit of planning can mean a lot more traveling. Traveling by train will enhance your entire European experience: no airport hassles or wasted time, and more leisurely gourmet dining as you gaze through panoramic windows while being whisked from city center to city center. It’s no wonder trains are so popular, so make sure you book in advance to get the best prices and most choices. More info
Expedia
Plan your next great vacation with Expedia. As the world's largest online travel agency, we make it easy to get the best prices on flights, hotels, and flight + hotel vacations. More info
Halifax
Halifax, founded by General Edward Cornwallis in 1749, still preserves many of its original buildings and fortifications. Today it is a vibrant city, bustling with tourists who arrive by air, rail, ship and automobile to explore the wealth of beauty and history that the city has to offer. More info

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Hertz
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Hyatt Hotels
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Millennium Hotels
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