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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”

– Mark Twain

LGBTQ travel promotes the places and activities that are friendly to a growing, dynamic and mobile market that many destinations welcome with specific marketing appeals.  From finding hospitable destinations and activities that support the LGBTQ community, this tourism niche is highly sought by destinations, travel suppliers and tour operators around the globe who know and respect the power of the “Pink Economy.”

Many LGBTQ community friendly countries are offering the comfort and leisure of travel keeping in mind the safety and ease of travel. Several places are now being identified as LGBT friendly destinations. And we all accept the fact that no one should be devoid of the joys of traveling irrespective of their sexual preferences. Acceptance, safety and understanding is crucial for promotion of  LGBTQ tourism across the globe.


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Best LGBTQ+ Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit This Summer

By Bea Krasner

As travel opens up again, summer vacation mode is in full force, so we’re looking towards places that are inclusive and welcoming of each and every traveller. We have created a list of top LGBTQ+ destinations to visit this summer that are fun for the whole family.   Read more

The World Family Travel LGBTQ
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Traces of the Civil War In Madrid

By Bianka Cramblit

It’s hard to imagine that the capital city of a country as welcoming and vibrant as Spain was under dictator rule until as recently as 1975. A nation that was torn apart by civil war has slowly been brought back together to what it is now — a place full … Read more   Read more

Spain LGBTQ History
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Considerations for LGBTQ+ travelers and Life as a Digital Nomad

Join World Footprints as we interview a friend and Knight Wallace Journalism Fellow about the challenges facing LGBTQ+ travelers and hear from a digital nomad about her life on the road. First, travel journalist, Michael Luongo, has researched and written about the role travel journalism plays in tourism development in … Read more   Read more

North America Insights LGBTQ
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Where to Celebrate National Pride Month This June

By Lola Méndez

Cities across the States get a little more colorful as groups of people come together to celebrate Pride each year in June, with rainbow flags and clothes to symbolize gay pride.   Read more

United States LGBTQ Events & Festivals
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New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival 2014: History, Music & WWII Museum (Hour 1)

World Footprints returned to New Orleans for our 7th annual French Quarter Festival 2-hour broadcast.  This year we set up at Tableau Restaurant, Dickie Brennan's newest culinary gem in Jackson Square.   The first hour of World Footprints showcase New Orleans international outreach, the arts and history.  We introduce a hidden gem, The New Orleans Historic … Read more   Read more

New Orleans LGBTQ Off the Beaten Path Events & Festivals History