The ‘Gay Beach’ Trend Explained by a Travel Expert

We are already midway through summer and LGBTI travelers, one of the most dynamic travel audiences, mold the landscape of the global tourism industry with their travel choices.  Travel by Interest, a gay travel website that turned into a global hotel-choosing tool, researched what gay travelers search for ahead of their summer holidays, and ‘Gay Beaches’ proved to(…)

Ecuador is a Hidden Gem for LGBT Travelers

 Ecuador has been for many years one of the world’s most amazing destinations for travelers from all over the globe. It’s beauty, history, culture and the Galapagos Islands have made Ecuador one of the top destinations in the planet. However, it remains unknown or in the back burner for most gay men, who feel safer(…)

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized. Upon opening the popular dating app in one of these nearly 70 countries, users will receive a “Traveler Alert” that notifies them that they appear to “be in a place where(…)

Everything You Need To Know About Honolulu Pride 2018

OTELS | DESTINATIONS | TOURS | CRUISES | WEDDINGS | BLOG | EVENTS Saturday, October 20, 2018 The annual Honolulu Pride™ Parade + Festival will commence on the third Saturday of October, and you don’t want to miss it! Held in honor of Hawaii’s LGBTQ+ community and their allies, this two-week extravaganza is witnessed by over 30,000(…)

IGLTA and ASTA Expand Organizational Partnership

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) announced today an expanded partnership that includes discounted membership rates for businesses that join both organizations. Both organizations have a long history that spans the globe, with IGLTA members located in more than 80 countries and conducting business in(…)