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How One Luxury Travel Brand Is Winning Over the LGBT Market (Condé Nast Traveler)

The booming LGBT travel market is getting louder all the time. Belmond’s new LGBT Sales Director Tom

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How One Luxury Travel Brand Is Winning Over the LGBT Market (Condé Nast Traveler)

For decades, same-sex couples have exchanged vows both legally and in commitment ceremonies, and companies that welcomed their nuptials, honeymoons, and anniversaries are enjoying a special kind of brand loyalty. Now, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26th ruling in favor of national marriage equality, the thriving gay and lesbian wedding market just got an even bigger boost. Belmond’s luxury properties (formerly Orient-Express) were among the early supporters of both LGBT travel and the same-sex destination wedding market. —Conde Nast Traveler

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Long Weekend in South Lake Tahoe (Fodor’s)

Recreation, dining and nightlife give this scenic destination universal appeal.

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Long Weekend in South Lake Tahoe (Fodor’s)

South Lake Tahoe is a city with two faces. Technically, it’s a California leisure destination with stunning natural scenery and year-round outdoor recreation, but it also shares a border with Stateline, Nevada, home to casinos and nightclubs, qualifying as distinctly indoor recreation. The good news is that a long weekend here brings the best of both worlds, making a mini-holiday feel ample. Even better, Tahoe is now an easy-access playground for East Coast travelers, thanks to JetBlue’s new nonstop flights between New York’s JFK and Reno-Tahoe International Airport.—Fodors.com

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