IGLTA eNewsletter – Wedding bells for Colombia

Wedding bells for Colombia
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Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled that lawmakers must extend marriage rights to same-sex couples within two years. More

IGLTA reception at IFTM, Paris
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You’re invited to IGLTA’s premiere Member Networking Reception during IFTM Top Résa on Thursday, 22 September, at 19:00 CEST (GMT +1). Free for IGLTA members and their guests, attendees will be entered to win surprise packages! The reception will be held at the Abba Montparnasse Hotel, 20 bis rue de la Gaité (Metro: Edgard Quinet – line 6 or Gaité – line 13). Sponsored by Abba Hotels and La Vallée Village. Please RSVP by clicking here.

Newsletter sponsor:
Interested in a vacation package with no blackout dates? Delta Vacations is proud to offer an exclusive offer for IGLTA members. You’ll receive a discount of up to $200 to be used on your next vacation. You’ll also earn an extra 500 bonus miles through the SkyMiles program, in addition to the credited flight miles and up to 7,500 bonus miles you already earn with a Delta Vacations package. Terms and conditions apply. For more details and to book a vacation package, visit deltavacations.com/iglta.

Enter to win a women’s only holiday
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IGLTA has united with Media Partner Curve magazine to collect data on the rarely tracked lesbian travel market. Please share this link with colleagues; one lucky survey participant will win a hotel stay in Miami Beach from IGLTA member The Angler’s Boutique Resort: Click here to win. Survey ends Oct. 28!

Member benefits
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Check out our upcoming brochure distribution and booth share opportunities open only to IGLTA members at www.IGLTA.org/events.
  • Out & Equal Annual Summit: 25-28 October in Dallas, USA. The Summit boasts more than 2,300 attendees who participate in more than 125 workshops and caucuses all designed to create an inclusive workplace. The Summit justly deserves its international reputation as the premier conference on LGBT issues in the workplace.

5 great gay-friendly budget travel destinations
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Get more bang for your buck: These five cities offer all of the fun and luxury of more expensive spots. More

Business travel bounces back
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Worldwide business travel spending is expected to grow 9.2% this year, according to a new survey. This follows a rise of 8.4% in 2010 and a fall of 7.8% in 2009. More

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Fall preview: Top 5 most-anticipated gay cruises, tours
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What’s better than an exotic tour or luxurious cruise? These five are for LGBT travelers! More

Indonesian lesbian couple forcibly separated
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In the Indonesian province of Aceh, authorities have forced a lesbian couple to have their marriage annulled and sign a separation agreement — but their local police chief told them they really deserve beheading. More

Lengthy visa waits deter travel to US
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Security measures adopted to vet foreign visitors since 9/11 have had the side effect of discouraging tourism to the U.S., curbing job growth in the hospitality industries, according to executives and Obama administration officials. More

San Francisco couple traveling the world to find ‘supergays’ making impacts
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Searching for "supergays" is not easy, but a San Francisco couple is taking on the task. More
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