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24 images that will make you wish you attended Gay Days at Disneyland

24 images that will make you wish you attended Gay Days at Disneyland | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Thousands attended the annual Gay Days Anaheim gathering at Disneyland, California, this past weekend

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New York City: It’s Not Just For Adults!

New York City: It’s Not Just For Adults! | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Contrary to its image, New York is brimming with kid-friendly finds.

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How Travel Agents Can Target LGBT Travelers

How Travel Agents Can Target LGBT Travelers | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

It’s no secret that the LGBT market can mean big money for many travel businesses. The latest trends in this growing and varied niche were in focus at the 15th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality, which took place in December at the Bellagio Las Vegas. During and after the conference, several of the participating individuals and organizations shared their top tips for marketing to this niche — and many of these recommendations can work especially well for travel agencies looking to expand their presence. 


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White House Brings Gay Rights, Tech Together at Summit

White House Brings Gay Rights, Tech Together at Summit | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

Technology and gay rights came together at a White House meeting Monday to discuss how technology can help alleviate issues such as poverty and workplace...


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Gay Travel: 22 Companies We’re Proud Of

Gay Travel: 22 Companies We’re Proud Of | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

From airlines to hotels to car services, these travel brands show their support for the LGBT community.


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2013 Buyer's Guide

2013 Buyer's Guide | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Whether you are buying a cup of coffee or renovating your home, by supporting businesses that support workplace equality you send a powerful message that LGBT inclusion is good for the bottom line. Use the HRC 2013 Buyer's Guide as one component when determining if a business's social practices make it worthy of your dollars.
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Do you consult with the HRC Buyer's Guide before you purchase travel? 

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New Website GayFamilyTrips.com Provides Comprehensive Travel Resource for LGBT Parents

New Website GayFamilyTrips.com Provides Comprehensive Travel Resource for LGBT Parents | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
The site provides a unique online travel resource chock-full of information, advice and ideas for LGBT parents and their families.
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Denying LGBT People Equal Rights? Don't Expect Them to Visit on Vacation

Denying LGBT People Equal Rights? Don't Expect Them to Visit on Vacation | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
When asked to what extent can the legal situation for local LGBT people affect where respondents decide to go to spend their vacation, 38% - that is almost four in every 10 US respondents - say that local laws affect their destination travel plans "to a great extent".
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Top 10 gay wedding destinations - Lonely Planet

Top 10 gay wedding destinations - Lonely Planet | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Read Top 10 gay wedding destinations by Lonely Planet (RT @lonelyplanet: Top 10 gay wedding destinations around the world http://t.co/EJeNN9o6f6 #lp #travel #LGBT)...
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Great places for LGBT destination weddings AND family travel!

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Could Hawaii Become A Same-Sex Wedding Destination?

Could Hawaii Become A Same-Sex Wedding Destination? | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Starting Monday, same-sex marriage is legal in Hawaii. The state has long been a destination for weddings and honeymoons. And now state officials, as well.

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Royal Caribbean is “Coming Out” for Equality

Royal Caribbean is “Coming Out” for Equality | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Royal Caribbean makes a strong commitment to LGBT community, equal rights and leaves anti-gay states like North Carolina and Mississippi in the dust.

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Starting this May, Van Ulbrich will begin serving as the company’s first Director of Diversity and Inclusion with a focus on all minority groups – in particular, the LGBT community. It’s a coming out party of sorts – Van Ulbrich’s second but the company’s first. Though Royal Caribbean has long been committed to its LGBT employees and client base, in his new position, Van Ulbrich says he will officially be leading the company out of the corporate closet and sending a message to travelers all over the world.

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Hawaii tourism officials brainstorming ways to attract your LGBTI travel spend – will you be going?

Hawaii tourism officials brainstorming ways to attract your LGBTI travel spend – will you be going? | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

Some of Hawaii’s top travel movers and shakers met in Waikiki this week to brainstorm new ways to attract LGBTI tourists. The meeting follows the formation of the LGBT Hawaii in June, comprised of over 40 stakeholders. The group’s founding members include Marriott Hawaii Resorts and Discover Hawaii Tours.


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Cruising the High Seas

Cruising the High Seas | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Taking a family cruise has been a popular vacation choice for years, perhaps now more than ever. The Cruise Line Industry of America (CLIA) reports
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Family Outfest will cater to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender families

Family Outfest will cater to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender families | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

A new effort is underway to brand Orlando as a welcoming destination for gay families.


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Long Beach Pride: Bigger Than LA Pride? Well It's Certainly Different | WEHOville

Long Beach Pride: Bigger Than LA Pride? Well It's Certainly Different | WEHOville | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Long Beach Pride begins this weekend.
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"In Long Beach there’s more of a comfortable mix of gay and straight people. The vibe on any given evening is more likely to be neighborly than 'party time.'"

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Cleveland developing registry of LGBT businesses in time for Gay Games

Cleveland developing registry of LGBT businesses in time for Gay Games | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it

A registry of businesses owned by members of the LGBT community is being developed in time for the 2014 Gay Games scheduled for the...


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Where In The World Should We Go? | Gay Family Trips

Where In The World Should We Go? | Gay Family Trips | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
There are countries that are fully supportive of LGBT people and their families, and there are places where being gay is a crime. As you plan your next international trip with the family, it's important to know which places are ...
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10 Travel Tips for LGBT Families

10 Travel Tips for LGBT Families | LGBT Group Travel | Scoop.it
Parents, guardians, and travel industry experts recently gathered on Twitter to share stories and resources on how to put together a great LGBT family holiday.
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