SUPPORT LGBTQ+ RIGHTS AND INCLUSION IN THE CARIBBEAN
Does your sexual orientation or gender identity shape the way you feel about visiting certain destinations? Many of us think we know the Caribbean but in reality it’s a real patchwork of cultures, landscapes and… social attitudes. As destinations around the world look towards the future, we’re supporting a major initiative to build the case for advancing LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion in the Caribbean, led by Open for Business, a coalition of multinational corporations making an impact on LGBTQ+ inclusion globally. This month we’re asking you to complete a short survey about travelling in the Caribbean. You could even win an Apple Watch!
WHEELS UP JOINS IGLTA, DELIVERS WORLD-CLASS PRIVATE FLYING EXPERIENCE
Earlier this year, IGLTA proudly welcomed Wheels Up as its first Global Partner in the private aviation sector. Wheels Up is committed to joining IGLTA on its mission to support LGBTQ+ travel across the globe and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. The partnership aligns with Wheels Up growth initiatives focused on building preference and loyalty among diverse customer segments including LGBTQ+, women, and people of color. IGLTA President/CEO John Tanzella recently spoke to Stephanie Chung, Chief Growth Officer at Wheels Up, about the company’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Wheels Up or view their special IGLTA offer.
2021 MARDI GRAS PARADE IN SYDNEY SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE
Australia’s beloved celebration of pride and diversity, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will become one of the first internationally significant events to be staged since the spread of COVID-19, taking place on Saturday, 6 March 2021. The theme ‘RISE’ is a poignant message during the challenge and hardship that 2020 has presented, and a nod to the direction Mardi Gras is moving towards with their Always On vision. The theme is a call to action that now is the time to rise again through love, compassion, respect and understanding, and to work together to make the world a better place for all.
TURISME DE BARCELONA LAUNCHES #BARCELONABLACKFRIDAY
Turisme de Barcelona has launched a Black Friday campaign with numerous offers and discounts to support the tourism industry in the city. On the new promotional website, you can find 150 deals and activities in Barcelona including 2x1 tickets for cultural and leisure activities, 30% off in accommodations and retail stores and 20% off in restaurants. The special offers are available from 27-30 November.