IGLTA Brings LGBTQ+ Travel to NYC

Photo: Julienne Schaer/NYC & Company Last month, travel professionals representing 49 countries converged in New York City for IGLTA’s Annual Convention, the premier educational and networking event for LGBTQ+ tourism. The convention was the largest in the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s 36-year history, with nearly 700 delegates. And though it was my first, it will most … Continue reading IGLTA Brings LGBTQ+ Travel to NYC

Gayest NY Times Travel Show…Ever!

The New York Times Travel Show, a three-day event held every January at the Jacob K. Javits Center, brings more than 30,000 travel professionals under one roof. And this year, more than ever, it showcased a rainbow coalition of destinations, organizations and publications, actively engaging with the LGBTQ traveler. For the second consecutive year, the … Continue reading Gayest NY Times Travel Show…Ever!

Dominican Republic Celebrates Caribbean Pride

Is the Dominican Republic ready for its gay close-up? It's a slow zoom, increasingly coming into focus. Last month, the CHIC Punta Cana, the all-inclusive resort (or "all-exclusive" as the brand boasts) hosted the second annual Caribbean Pride. For one week, the expansive resort turns into an adult playground packed with pool parties, drag shows, … Continue reading Dominican Republic Celebrates Caribbean Pride