New research from Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) reveals that 90% of Canadian LGBT+ travellers intend to travel domestically amidst international uncertainty and represent a $12 billion leisure travel opportunity.
To that end, the CGLCC has partnered with Tourism HR Canada to... more ›
A Look At LGBT Travel In The 2020s
WTM London celebrated its 40th anniversary in November and for the 16th consecutive year, specialist-consulting firm Out Now delivered expert insights on the LGBT travel market.
Out Now presentations to advance delegates’ showcased and explained important data and innovations for the... more ›
New York Lights It Up For Pride Celebrations
New York's five boroughs are lighting up with rainbows all this month in celebration of the queer community and the first WorldPride in the United States.
Throughout June, approximately 4 million visitors in addition to locals will witness an awe-inspiring expression of LGBTQ+ representation... more ›
LGBTQ Destination Wedding Fam A Huge Success
Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) recently held its ground-breaking LGBTQ Destination Wedding fam in Puerto Vallarta with 35 TDC agents from across Canada attending.
The fam was an industry first -- and exclusively offered by Transat Distribution Canada to its network of travel professionals... more ›
Canadian Visitations Expected To Break 1 Million Mark For First Time Since 2014
Not to put too fine a point on it, but 2019 is going to be a monumental year for New York City and a high profile travel industry delegation, led by NYC & Company president & CEO, Fred Dixon, was in Toronto yesterday (Sept. 20) to let Canadians know all about it.
Last year, 970,000... more ›
Retail Group Holds First-Ever LGBTQ Destination Wedding Fam
Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) continues to take the lead in offering its agents educational forums that respond to the latest consumer trends, with plans for one that focuses on LGBTQ destination weddings.
In the fall of this year, TDC will hold a Destination Wedding fam in Puerto... more ›
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County opened the area’s first LGBT+ Visitor Center to showcase attractions of interest to LGBT+ visitors.
The destination has been popular with the LGBT+ community for decades, welcoming 1.5 million LGBT+ visitors who spend $1.5 billion annually. The... more ›
Fierté Montréal/Montréal Pride festivities – Aug. 10-20 – welcomed travellers from around the world last weekend to thousands of revellers celebrating diversity and a city of inclusiveness, reports Press Today's Armando Mendonca.
Justin Trudeau marched in the parade on Sunday... more ›
Coinciding with World AIDS Day, JUST beCAUSE held its second networking event for LGBTA tourism professionals last night (Dec. 1) in Toronto with proceeds going to the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research.
“The whole purpose of JUST beCAUSE is to give back, so our beneficiary is... more ›
JUST beCAUSE Hosts Its First LGBT Networking Event
JUST beCAUSE hosted its first networking event for the LGBT travel and tourism community at Toronto's Berkeley Bicycle Club last night (June 16, 2016).
Co-founded by Armando Mendonca and Darrell Schuurman, JUST beCAUSE is all about bringing LGBT travel professionals together and giving back... more ›