Articles tagged “gay”

Hotels

LGBTQ Travelers May Not Need Official Certification Programs for Safety

Word of mouth is a powerful factor for where travelers choose to stay. So hotels need to emphasize a welcoming atmosphere instead of certifications that may be insignificant to prospective guests.

LGBTQ Travelers May Not Need Official Certification Programs for Safety

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Tour operators angry about states enacting anti-LGBT laws shouldn't reward those places. Those companies can absolutely find more welcoming destinations for their guests.

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Tourism

Why It’s Time to Pay More Attention to the LGBTQ Traveler

It’s a big risk to ignore the LGBTQ traveler. Why? Because this community is ready to reward the destinations and brands that pay attention to it.

Why It’s Time to Pay More Attention to the LGBTQ Traveler

Tourism

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

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.

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

Hotels

Behind Marriott’s Long Legacy of Support for LGBT Travel

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

Behind Marriott’s Long Legacy of Support for LGBT Travel

Tourism

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

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

Minnesota’s New Gay Marriage Law Sparks Minneapolis Tourism Campaign

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.

Minnesota’s New Gay Marriage Law Sparks Minneapolis Tourism Campaign

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

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