Articles tagged “lgbtq”

Tourism

U.S. Issues First Non-Binary Passport

Countries like the U.S. issuing passports with a new gender marker is a powerful acknowledgment that people who don't identify as male or female are becoming more prominent in the world.

U.S. Issues First Non-Binary Passport

Online Travel

Expedia’s Brand Do-Overs Include Orbitz Putting Greater Focus on LGBTQ Market

Six years after uniting the Orbitz, Travelocity and Expedia brands within Expedia Group, the company is now undertaking the grand experiment to differentiate their value propositions and target markets. If it doesn't work, brand consultants never get tired of offering their advice.

Expedia’s Brand Do-Overs Include Orbitz Putting Greater Focus on LGBTQ Market

Business Travel

Renewed LGBTQ Travel Is Focus of Travel Advisors But Not Destination Marketing

It's obviously tremendous for the tourism industry that LGBTQ travelers have been enthusiastic about hitting the road this summer. Imagine how much more revenue destinations could earn if they did a better job of marketing to that community.

Renewed LGBTQ Travel Is Focus of Travel Advisors But Not Destination Marketing

Tourism

Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again

The LGBTQ travel community has historically been very resilient after downturns in travel. There are early indications that the bounce-back after the pandemic may show a similar dynamic.

Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Need to Educate Themselves About Risks for Transgender Clients

Traveling is tough when you’re transgender, but it can also be very risky for travel advisors who could unwittingly send their clients into some hostile environments if they don’t know what they’re doing.

Travel Advisors Need to Educate Themselves About Risks for Transgender Clients

Business Travel

Travel Advisors With LGBTQ Clients Need to Know Local Norms

LGBTQ consumers are a particularly well-traveled and high-spending business source for travel advisors. Serving them requires knowledge and sensitivity about their preferences, as well as the legal and cultural landscape in various destinations.

Travel Advisors With LGBTQ Clients Need to Know Local Norms

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Serving LGBTQ Travelers Must Know All the Nuances

Travel advisors serving the LGBTQ community need to be familiar with norms and laws affecting their clients in destinations around the globe. That doesn't mean banning every unfriendly destination, but does require knowing how to deal with them.

Travel Advisors Serving LGBTQ Travelers Must Know All the Nuances