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LGBT travel is no longer “alternative.” Over 75 leading destinations and most major hotel chains actively market to the LGBT community.
LGBT tourism and hospitality represents about 10% of the U.S. travel industry but is still often overlooked by travel suppliers.
LGBTs travel far more often and spend more per trip and per year than their general market counterparts.
Over 80% of LGBT travelers hold a valid passport (compared to about 45% of general population), and they travel globally.
LGBTs are loyal to travel destinations and suppliers who actively outreach to them; they spend more and stay longer.
LGBT travel remains more stable in economic downturns than general market travel.
Segments within LGBT present market share growth opportunities, such as lesbians, families, grandparents, etc.
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