Since 1983, IGLTA, the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association, has provided free travel resources while promoting equality and safety within LGBTQ+ tourism globally. Now one year into the pandemic, IGLTA is conducting a second travel survey with the support of the IGLTA Foundation to gauge any change in consumer sentiment following our first survey, which was released May 2020. Information collected in this short (5 minutes) survey will help us to support LGBTQ+ travelers as the tourism industry begins its recovery from COVID-19.
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EMPOWERFUL: AN ALWAYS-ON SOLO FEMALE TRAVEL SAFETY, WELLNESS AND SEXUAL WELLBEING FESTIVAL
Do you worry about your safety when traveling solo? Are you concerned about falling prey to scams or about being robbed or harassed when traveling solo? Do you worry about something bad happening to you? Or about feeling overwhelmed, scared or anxious in a foreign land? You are not alone. 73% of women worry about their safety when traveling solo. This number only decreases to 64% for women who have traveled solo more than 10 times. Mental and physical safety and wellbeing are a major concern for women traveling solo. But confidence builds competence and knowledge is power. Empowerful is your newest female superpower!
MISTERB&B GIVES LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY & ALLIES OPPORTUNITY TO INVEST
misterb&b, the world’s largest short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community, has launched another Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts and the public the opportunity to invest in the company to help launch further expansion. misterb&b was created to give its community the freedom to book a hotel, an entire home or rent a private room at the home of a gay or gay-friendly host, and with many located in gay-friendly neighborhoods. With 1 million listings in over 200 countries, misterb&b is the world's largest gay travel community, helping to ensure the LGBTQ+ community travels safely, feels welcome and connects around the world. By investing, you’ll be helping them in their mission to ensure LGBT+ travelers experience a more welcoming world. Now that’s an investment for a lifetime!
WHAT ARE THE MUST-SEE AND DO DESTINATIONS OF PERU?
Peru is an amazing land of huge contrasts from the desert coastline to the high Andes Mountains and beyond to the immensity of the Amazon Jungle. Peru may not be the most progressive country in South America when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights but it should not discourage you from travelling here. With a bit of cultural awareness, discretion and common sense, an LGBTQ+ traveler shouldn’t face any challenges. The most common question we hear is from LGBTQ+ travellers is actually, “What are the must see and do destinations of Peru?” So, read on, to find the answer.