Fort Lauderdale, Florida (12 February 2019)—The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) today welcomed The Travel Corporation (TTC) to its elite group of global partners. The international travel group, which includes 29 brands, delivers a diverse spectrum of welcoming experiences that complement IGLTA’s efforts to advance LGBTQ+ travel around the world.
“We are excited, and very proud, to be strengthening our partnership with IGLTA,” said Brett Tollman, CEO of TTC, parent company to the award-winning family of brands that includes Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Uniworld and The Red Carnation Hotel Collection. “Delivering excellence in service and unforgettable travel experiences for everyone is at the heart of all that we do, and we look forward to working together to grow diversity and inclusivity across the global travel industry.”
Some of TTC’s brands have been active IGLTA members for many years and the company has invested in sensitivity training to ensure that all staff members worldwide are delivering the best possible service to LGBTQ+ travellers. With the global partnership, TTC is further uniting its portfolio—which also includes Contiki, African Travel, Brendan Vacations, Busabout, Adventure World and AAT Kings—around its efforts to drive industry change and amplify its LGBTQ+ welcoming message.
“TTC’s respected brands operate in 70 countries and offer everything from tours to river cruises to boutique hotels with options for all ages and budgets,” said IGLTA President/CEO John Tanzella. “It will be a pleasure to showcase this diverse range to LGBTQ+ travellers because we know that it’s paired with a deep commitment to inclusivity.”
For more information, visit iglta.org/partners.
The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association is the global leader in advancing LGBTQ+ travel and a proud Affiliate Member of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). IGLTA’s mission is to provide information and resources for LGBTQ+ travellers and expand LGBTQ+ tourism globally by demonstrating its significant social and economic impact. IGLTA membership includes LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ+ welcoming accommodations, destinations, travel agents, tour operators, events and travel media in more than 80 countries. IGLTA’s Global Partner program provides companies with heightened recognition and visibility among LGBTQ+ travellers with enhanced marketing and communication opportunities throughout the association’s worldwide network. For more information: iglta.org and follow us on Facebook/IGLTA or IGLTABusiness or Twitter and Instagram @iglta.
The Travel Corporation (TTC) is a highly successful international travel group. Our philosophy is simple—to create enriching experiences for our travellers by combining an unbeatable mix of exceptional service and quality at great value. No matter what your taste, whether you are a family or a couple, a group or travelling solo—TTC offers something for everyone. Our multi-award-winning portfolio ranges from luxury hotels and boutique river cruises, to independent holiday package companies and a variety of guided travel experiences. For more information about TTC, visit www.ttc.com.