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Majority of French support gay marriage
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Nearly two-thirds of the French approve of plans by the Socialist government to legalize marriage and adoption for gay and lesbian couples before the end of next year.More




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Proposed bylaws changes: FAQs updated
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We hope you've been following the updates about proposed changes to the association's bylaws. The IGLTA board proposes that the organization makes the smooth transition from an elected volunteer board to an appointed volunteer board. This will allow us to recruit board members from more diverse regions of the world and sectors of the travel industry. It also will enable us to target board members with areas of expertise that are crucial to the association's future success. Based on questions the board has received from members about these proposed changes, we have updated the FAQ page on our website. Please visit www.iglta.org/bylaws/faqs/ for the full list as well as links to the bylaws and other pertinent information. Updated FAQs are denoted in bold.



Save the dates!
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IGLTA will celebrate a milestone anniversary in Chicago next year. The 30th Annual Global Convention is set for 2-4 May 2013. Watch www.igltaconvention.org for updates.


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Cuba reports tourism income up 12.8% in 2011
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Cuban authorities report that tourism revenues rose 12.8% in 2011, returning to levels from three years earlier as the key sector recovers from losses due to the global financial crisis. More


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Video: Prague's first pride parade
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Last summer Kevin Richburg visited Prague in pursuit of his 30 Postcard Project, and put together a great video about the city. An added bonus, he witnessed the Czech capital's first-ever pride parade and talks all about it here. More



4 ways to make jet lag work for you
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Time changes wreak havoc on the body and one's schedule, and adjusting to the new time zone is usually no fun. That said, it's also inevitable if you travel much. So here are four ways to make the most of strange sleep patterns. More

Increase your sales by expanding into the gay and lesbian travel marketplace
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The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association is an organization promoting tourism in the gay community. John Tanzella talks about how you can become a business partner with IGLTA as a travel agent to promote your business to gay and lesbian travelers. More


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Get wet in Curaçao
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The island of Curaçao sits calmly in the southern Caribbean beckoning travelers to come to enjoy it's wonderful weather, un-crowded beaches and vibrant, culturally diverse capital. More

8 ways to view London from above
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Whether you're marveling at the vistas from a glass pod on one of the world's most famous Ferris wheels or climbing the hilltops for a sight-spotting picnic, the following are eight ways to get a lookout on London from above. More


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Free Internet coming to more than 500 hotels
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Hotels have tried a variety of tactics to lure customers in over the years with special offers, extra benefits, room upgrades, and more. But customers largely are looking at two specific factors: room rate and Internet costs. More


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Skies friendlier, but air traveler complaints soaring
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Ah, summer — the time of year for beaches, barbecues and complaining about the circle of hell more commonly known as air travel. More

Nude beaches: Vacation rentals that cater to nude tourists
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For those who want to bare all on vacation, finding a place to stay might have gotten just a touch easier. More


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New luxury marina upgrades tourism in tiny Montenegro
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A newly developed luxury resort village called Porto Montenegro may finally be helping Montenegro's image catch up with its overly glamorous portrayal in the 2006 James Bond film "Casino Royale." More

           

       

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