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Articles tagged “lgbt”

Skift Originals

Hotels and cities with “LGBT-friendly” reputations poised for growth

A special welcome sign in the window isn’t necessary; hotels and businesses that show respect and serve all clients without bias will see a boost in profits and visitors regardless of where they're located.

Hotels and cities with “LGBT-friendly” reputations poised for growth

Airlines

JetBlue’s Twitter team tweets support for gay NBA player Jason Collins

Any corporation that jumps into a hot social issue risks alienating customers, but the conversational and personal nature of social media allow brands to take a chance on controversy.

Hotels

New Hard Rock Hotel to lure younger pool and party crowd to Palm Springs

For the last decade Palm Springs has been trying to change the perception that it's a destination for the Bob Hope set. Will Vegas-like pool parties finally do the trick?

New Hard Rock Hotel to lure younger pool and party crowd to Palm Springs

Skift Originals

Las Vegas mocks square straight people in new print ad campaign

From actual desegregation in the middle of last century to now multi-ethnic, multiracial, diverse city, you'll have to admit Las Vegas has certainly come a long way even if you don't agree with the cliches in these ads.

Las Vegas mocks square straight people in new print ad campaign

Cruises

Carnival apologizes to LGBT community for restricting drag wear on upcoming themed cruise

Theme cruises bring in guests at higher price points than the average cruise passenger, so keeping organizers happy -- no matter how odd their grouping may seem to outsiders -- is in a cruise line's best interests.

Carnival apologizes to LGBT community for restricting drag wear on upcoming themed cruise

Airlines

United Airlines is voted best company for LGBT employees for five consecutive years

Amidst the usual news of tension and dissonance between management and employees in the industry, it’s refreshing to see an airline highlights for its supportive work environment.

United Airlines is voted best company for LGBT employees for five consecutive years

Skift Originals

LGBT leisure travel is an untapped gold mine, says LGBT marketing specialist Out Now

Although the source should be taken with a grain of salt, destinations and brands that tap into this branding power are sure to see the benefits.

LGBT leisure travel is an untapped gold mine, says LGBT marketing specialist Out Now

Hotels

Marriott wants guests to know it’ll take their business no matter race or sexual orientation

The new ad campaign hits on two societal pain points -- the work-life balance and acceptance of diversity -- and aims to portray that business travelers don’t have to worry about either at a Marriott.