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Welcome to Insider Out Travel, a blog about LGBT travel written by LGBT tourism professionals. Travel the globe and gain insight into the tourism industry (with a gay twist), brought to you by the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.

Meet the New DTLA-LA’s New Gayborhood, Walkable Wonderland, and Millenial Mecca

by Bill Malcolm on Friday Sep 07, 2018 with 0 comments

Have you been to downtown LA lately? If not, plan on a visit soon and you'll see that the downtown core has been totally re-purposed into a cool hipster hangout complete with Arts District and no less than 4 gay bars.

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Diverse Japan Welcomes LGBTQ Travelers

by Clovis Casemiro on Wednesday Aug 22, 2018 with 0 comments

While Japan’s major cities, such as Tokyo and Osaka, have more neighborhoods and places where the LGBTQ community frequents, it is important to understand the country delivers a warm welcome to LGBTQ travelers and there is much to explore beyond the obvious. I participated in an LGBTQ tour to Japan run by IGLTA member Out Asia Travel.

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Surfin' and Partyin' in Maspalomas, Spain

by María Gil on Thursday Aug 09, 2018 with 0 comments

One of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain, the Canary Islands are like the European Caribbean. You’ll find good weather year-round, mild temperatures and crystal-clear waters where you can practice a variety of water sports. You’ll find all these things just few hours flight from most major cities in Europe. And if you add the beautiful and exotic volcanic nature and a rich history, it makes the perfect plan for a holiday.

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Business Blog

Welcome to the IGLTA Business blog. We’ve created this B2B blog to engage with IGLTA members and tourism professionals to share interesting insights, travel news and trends, member features, industry events and information related to the IGLTA and LGBTQ tourism community.

From the CEO: Come Out and Travel

by John Tanzella on Wednesday Sep 05, 2018 with 0 comments

Travel has a remarkable way of uniting people, regardless of background, sexual orientation or gender identity. This becomes even more profound for LGBTQ travelers when they are able to connect with other members of their community while on the road. That’s why LGBTQ festivals and other events have become such a magnet for travel.

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From the CEO: LGBTQ Travel in Europe Now Has a Handbook

by John Tanzella on Wednesday Aug 01, 2018 with 0 comments

Our philanthropic IGLTA Foundation partnered with the European Travel Commission, an organization representing over 30 national tourism boards in Europe, to explore how LGBTQ travelers perceive European destinations.

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3 New Ways to Promote Your Tours with IGLTA

by Auston Matta on Monday Jul 23, 2018 with 0 comments

IGLTA is excited to announce expanded tour options for members, which will provide more flexibility in promoting your tours on the IGLTA website. After feedback from our membership, we launched three new tour options including Tour Packages, LGBTQ Cruises and Daily/Weekly Tours & Activities. All IGLTA members in good standing may submit tours to be promoted on the IGLTA website for no additional cost beyond your normal membership dues.

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