Articles tagged “gay”

6 Charts Showing State of LGBT Travel in the U.S.

6 Charts Showing State of LGBT Travel in the U.S.

Dan Peltier, Skift

When planning marketing campaigns for the LGBT community it's important to remember that each letter of the acronym represents a different identity. Each identity has its own travel preferences just like any other group, from where they prefer to stay to where they like to spend their money.

2 years ago

Behind Marriott’s Long Legacy of Support for LGBT Travel

Behind Marriott’s Long Legacy of Support for LGBT Travel

Greg Oates, Skift

Marriott has been ramping up its marketing efforts targeting LGBT customers while also promoting its internal advocacy for the LGBT community.

2 years ago

Vietnam Opens the Door to Gay Travelers By Dropping Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Vietnam Opens the Door to Gay Travelers By Dropping Same-Sex Marriage Ban

John Boudreau and Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen, Bloomberg

3 years ago

Hawaii’s New Gay Marriage Law Expected to Boost Tourism by $217 Million

Hawaii’s New Gay Marriage Law Expected to Boost Tourism by $217 Million

Oskar Garcia, Associated Press

Hawaii's fast-paced tourism growth has slowed over the last year, but a new law passing gay marriage opens the islands up to an entirely new group of visitors.

4 years ago

Minnesota’s New Gay Marriage Law Sparks Minneapolis Tourism Campaign

Minnesota’s New Gay Marriage Law Sparks Minneapolis Tourism Campaign

Associated Press

States where same-sex marriage is legal are seeing a boom in newlywed tourism from neighboring states. This specific type of tourism promotion will rise and then fall as the law becomes commonplace throughout the U.S.

4 years ago

Russia Stands by Its Controversial Anti-Gay Laws for Sochi Games

Russia Stands by Its Controversial Anti-Gay Laws for Sochi Games

Laura Mills, Associated Press

After a slow start, the momentum against Russia's Sochi Games is building, and may end up being a tourist boycott of the global sports event, and much more.

4 years ago

If Hawaii Acts Quickly it Has a $217 Million Gay Tourism Bonanza Waiting

Oskar Garcia

4 years ago

Skift Roundup: This week in Gay travel trends

Skift Roundup: This week in Gay travel trends

Skift

4 years ago

Gay tourists in Russia could now face two weeks in jail

Gay tourists in Russia could now face two weeks in jail

Eturbo News

Coming ahead of Russia's gig hosting the Winter Olympics, this new law could affect who chooses to visit for the games.

4 years ago

First week of California gay marriage saw flood of same-sex weddings

First week of California gay marriage saw flood of same-sex weddings

The Associated Press

Monday was years in the making, and the demand for same-sex weddings during this first week of their legality has touched California's transportation and tourism sectors.

4 years ago