It's been a scorching hot summer for our friends at Out Adventures in Toronto. Despite the season getting off to an unusual start, they’re still happy, healthy and thrilled to launch a slew of exciting new adventures for next summer—offering something for everyone to look forward to! If safety allows, they'd love to host you on a sojourn in 2021, including their new Dalmatian Coast Lesbian Cruise in Croatia.
Known by Brazilians as the Motherland and recognized as the birthplace of the country, Bahia is the fourth most populated state in Brazil, located on the country’s northwestern-Atlantic coast. Its capital city of Salvador was founded by the Portuguese in 1549 as the first capital of Brazil and is one of the oldest colonial cities in the Americas. Salvador also boasts an active and vibrant LGBTQ+ community and one of the most popular Pride Parades in Brazil. In this installment of the Tesouros do Brasil (Treasures of Brazil) video series, IGLTA Member João Victor of Blumar Turismo takes us on a tour of Salvador including the historic colonial neighborhood Pelourinho, passing through palaces, churches and charming hotels. Even if you don’t speak Portuguese, activate the YouTube subtitles feature and watch these videos in your preferred language from the comfort of your home.
Known by some as "America's front yard," Washington, DC features world-class museums and countless other businesses that help make the memories that visitors and locals cherish for a lifetime. As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and people are encouraged to stay home, IGLTA Global Partner Destination DC has created a page to help you pass the time and consider ways to give back to the hospitality community, even if you can’t do it in person. They've also created a page celebrating DC’s strong African American history, highlighting the city's already thriving community of Black chefs and Black-owned restaurants and bars.
An IGLTA Global Partner, Hyatt's top priority for welcoming travelers back to their properties is doing it safely, keeping the wellbeing of guests in mind. Guided by their purpose of care and experience in delivering world-class hospitality for more than 60 years, Hyatt's Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment builds on existing rigorous safety and cleanliness protocols and includes a Trained Hygiene & Wellbeing Leader or team at all locations. Take a look at this video filmed at the Grand Hyatt Berlin to learn more about Hyatt's commitment to enhanced levels of cleanliness and a reimagined hotel experience.
Larissa in Santos, Brazil; Daniele in Milan, Italy; and Kathleen in San Antonio, Texas, US, pictured left to right, each received US$100 gift cards in the random drawing from those who completed IGLTA's Post Covid-19 LGBTQ+ Travel Survey. Kathleen operatesEverybody Travels, a new IGLTA member travel agency.SURVEY RESULTS