The event is expected to attract some travel agents that specialize in the gay and lesbian market. Gay representatives at Berlin tourism fair Photo: Danny Sadeh. All rights reserved. Breaking News. Tel Aviv — the pink city. International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association to hold annual symposium in Israel, with some travel agents coming from around the world to market Tel Aviv to members of the gay community.
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Philip Sheldon remembers the backlash. His travel company was selling a Nile in Style Egypt tour in , soon after the Queen Nile Boat incident, in which 52 gay Egyptian men were arrested and tortured by the government. At a time when acceptance of LGBT travelers is at an all-time high domestically and abroad, most of the trends in gay travel tend to mirror those of the mainstream. One of the remaining exceptions, according to experts, is with those destinations where anti-LGBT policies continue or have gotten worse , or where travel can be legitimately dangerous. Is it possible the next movement in LGBT travel is travel as a political act?
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