WIN A FANTASTIC LGBTQ+ TRAVEL PACKAGE FROM IGLTA'S ONLINE AUCTION
Founded in 2012, the IGLTA Foundation is the charity subsidiary of IGLTA. Through its efforts in educating government and industry leaders, providing fellowships to young LGBTQ+ travel professionals, and supporting LGBTQ+ owned businesses in emerging destinations, the IGLTA Foundation works tirelessly to make tourism safer for LGBTQ+ people around the world. The IGLTA Foundation relies heavily on community donations and you now have the opportunity to support the charity by bidding on amazing LGBTQ+ travel packages in our online auction. All winning bids will be donated in full to the IGLTA Foundation. The auction runs from 20-27 September, but you can sign up now to register your interest.
Staying at an LGBTQ+ hotel is a great way to ensure your comfort and safety when visiting a new destination. IGLTA-member properties like 269 Chilli Pepper Single Hotel in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Axel Hotel in Barcelona, Spain or Coqui del Mar Guest House in San Juan, Puerto Rico are just a few of the many accommodation options that await you on your next trip. IGLTA also offers a selection of hundreds of LGBTQ+ welcoming hotels all across the globe. Click here to view all LGBTQ+ owned businesses or explore more hotels and accommodation options below.
2020 has certainly been a difficult year for travel, but with a bit of luck, 2021 will be the beginning of a return to tourism as we know it. It's never too early to start planning that next trip and IGLTA's set of travel guides can help. The LGBTQ+ community faces an even bigger challenge as LGBTQ+ acceptance, laws and protections vary widely around the globe. The travel guides were designed to provide you with a brief overview of each country, including some of the most popular destinations and attractions. You’ll learn about the best times to visit, events and tours available, and up-to-date insights on LGBTQ+ laws and protections in each country.
The 12th edition of the In & Out Festival in Nice, France will take place from 11-28 September in accordance with new health and sanitary requirements. 2020 will be an occasion to celebrate the great filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz, who has been an integral part of the festival since the event was created. Trans is beautiful is also a central theme and the films feature beautiful faces aimed to fight against prejudice, violence and gender binary norms.