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Buyer Application Open for 2019 IGLTA Convention

Our 36th Annual Global Convention (New York City 24-27 April 2019) will include our sixth annual appointment-based Buyer/Supplier Marketplace, which will UNITE global LGBTQ-welcoming travel advisors and tourism businesses for direct business meetings. Approved buyers receive complimentary convention registration, which includes all educational and networking events in addition to the marketplace, and up to five nights in our host hotel, the New York Hilton Midtown. The Marketplace is held on the first day of the convention, 24 April. Apply today!

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Win a trip to Iceland

IGLTA has teamed up with Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre, Icelandair and Pink Iceland to give away a trip for two to Iceland, a country known for its extraordinary natural beauty. Click here to enter to win a visit to "The Land of Fire and Ice" and explore its dramatic terrain, including some of the world's most active volcanoes and the largest glaciers in Europe. The contest ends 15 October. If you'd like to work with IGLTA on a future consumer promotion, please contact Auston.Matta@iglta.org.

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Small business spotlight


Please join us in supporting the small business members of IGLTA, such as LGBT WEDDINGS CURACAO, whose goal is to make your event extravagant and blissful like no other; or Curious Travel—whether you are looking for a no-stress mini-break or an epic, transformational journey of self-discovery, they will help you realize your perfect trip. READ MORE

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IGLTA CEO: LGBTQ tourists travel 3 times more per year and spend 3 times

Creating a tourism offer focused on the LGBTIQ population is increasingly attractive for companies in the sector, because this public registers higher spending and longer stays, compared to other niches. Countries around the world, such as Israel, have identified the potential of this population and have taken advantage of it. Today they are the favorites of diverse travelers.

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has shown support for same-sex marriage, saying that discrimination of any kind should be eliminated. The 57-year-old leader said on Sunday he backed marriage "between people without any restrictions" but that it would be up to Cubans to decide whether or not to approve same-sex marriage as part of far-reaching constitutional reforms.

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Breakthrough for LGBT rights as Hong Kong to recognise same-sex partnerships in spousal visa applications

Hong Kong will for the first time recognize overseas same-sex partnerships when granting dependant visas, the government announced on Tuesday. The new policy was welcomed by advocates, but opponents of LGBT rights called on the government to make sure the amendment did not lead to more rights for homosexual couples, even as officials insisted it would not.

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'Pink dollar' to boost India's economy after gay sex legalized

India's private sector is set to enter a new era of inclusiveness, after a landmark Supreme Court ruling decriminalized homosexuality in a move that's expected to provide a significant boost to the South Asian nation's $2.6 trillion economy. Many multinational businesses in India and elsewhere already recognize the links between inclusion of gay employees and better business outcomes and have taken steps to end discrimination in staff benefits in order to maintain a competitive workforce.

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Judge rules against faith-based agency in landmark case over LGBT rights and religious liberty

A federal judge Friday in Michigan allowed a lawsuit to move forward that experts say impacts faith-based charities across the country that provide adoption services as well as LGBT couples seeking to adopt and foster children. The case, Dumont v. Lyon, focuses on whether faith-based adoption agencies that receive state funding can turn away same-sex couples for religious reasons.

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Romania to hold vote on whether to permanently ban gay marriage

Romania will hold a referendum on changes to the constitution that could effectively permanently ban gay marriage. The country's top court approved a public vote on an amendment that would explicitly state that marriage is a union between a man and a woman. Campaigners warned the move, which would remove the reference to "spouses" and replace it with a specific reference to one man and one woman, was discriminatory and "out of step with reality."

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Belgrade Gay Pride participants call for law on same-sex marriage

Belgrade held its eighth Pride Parade, under the slogan Say Yes, on Sunday (16 September). It passed without incident and, according to media estimates, with fewer police officers guarding the event than in previous years. EURACTIV Serbia reports. At first glance, Sunday's festivities show that there has been some progress in forwarding the rights of Serbia’s LGBTI community.

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Agents play key role in steering LGBTQ clients right

Luxury travel agents can steer their LGBTQ clients to destinations and hotels that are likely to be open and accepting while helping them to avoid those that may be unwelcoming or even hostile, according to an industry panel on LGBTQ travel at Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas last month. That's particularly important with the choice of destination, since some parts of the world, including much of the Caribbean, have a history of anti-gay attitudes and discrimination and, in some cases, anti-gay laws.

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Singapore's Education Minister says there is 'no discrimination' against LGBT people

Singapore's Minister for Education has said that LGBT+ people do not experience discrimination at work, in housing or in education – despite the fact that gay sex is still criminalized. Minister Ong Ye Kung was speaking at the annual Singapore Summit when he was asked how the country could be more inclusive towards people of different sexual orientations.

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