LGBTQ - Holidays Showcase - Leeds Tuesday 21st February

LGBTQ - Holidays Showcase

Thank you to those who joined the Travel Bulletin team for our LGBTQ+ Holidays Showcase in Leeds on Tuesday 21stFebruary. We hope you learnt lots of new information about our wonderful exhibitors and enjoyed catching up with one another.

We would like to say a special thank you to our exhibitors for supporting us: Virgin Voyages (Headline) , Expedia TAAP, Visit Benidrom, Destination Canada, Malta Tourism Authority, Greater Miami, MADE and Israel Government Tourist Office.


2023 is the year of Virgin Voyages! With two ships in the Med and sailing to 100+ destinations worldwide, there has never been a better time to set sail The Virgin Way. Our all included luxury with every voyage fare, combined with winning awards for being the most LGBTQ+ friendly cruise at sea, create a luxury boutique hotel inspired experience for all. Now We're Voyaging.

Expedia TAAP offers agents a wide breadth of quality travel products, competitive rates and impressive availability. The ready-built platform is optimized to drive ease of use and deliver a world-class booking experience. Expedia TAAP's industry-leading technology, personalized service and access to unique inventory and planning tools empower agents and agency managers to grow their business.

Thanks to its amazing weather, thriving arts scene, diverse population and non-stop nightlife, Greater Miami has earned its spot as one of the preferred holiday destinations among the LGBTQ+ community. Its multifaceted appeal lets visitors enjoy fun-in-the-sun partying, unique natural wonders and world-class cultural happenings in a city that never sleeps.

Made is a sales and marketing representation company whose client base includes private sector companies in the entertainment, arts and sports industries in London and beyond. We work with clients such as the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! (in London's West End and on tour), My Son's A Queer, (But What Can You Do?) at London's Ambassadors Theatre, Frozen at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and MAMMA MIA! The Party at London's The O2 . Although we are not a DMC, our client base covers a wealth of activities, and we can proactively help you arrange your customers trips and itineraries. We offer access to competitive group and FIT rates and can help with the entire booking process by providing affiliate options ranging from a simple link, a white label or a full API integration.

Thanks to its distinctive skyline, Benidorm is well known as the Spanish Manhattan. It has more than fifty establishments geared towards our LGBTQ+ visitors (hotels, clubs, cafeterias, bars, restaurants, travel agencies and saunas), most of them located in the old town area of Benidorm. The Benidorm Pride (4th largest Pride Festival in Spain and included in the European Pride Calendar as the Closing Pride) is also celebrated in September where the parade stands out by the beach as a being fun, visual and colourful event knowing how to unite fiesta with culture as cultural events are celebrated at the same time for the LGBTQ+ visitors and general public.

The whole of Israel is LGBTQ+ friendly, but Tel Aviv is where it's celebrated the most! Every June the city hosts not only the Middle East's largest Pride event, but also one of the world's largest ones. However, Tel Aviv's LGBTQ+ scene isn't just one's year-round & 24/7!

The Maltese archipelago has significantly expanded its adventure and activity offering over the last decade on both a broad and niche level. From soft adrenaline activities including sightseeing, walking, and wellness through to more extreme activities including scuba diving and surfing, there is an experience for all ages and demographics. This September, the islands will be host to Europride 2023, the largest LGBT+ celebration in Europe

Canada is a four season Bucket List Destination that features many Legendary experiences : Bears: Black and Grizzly & Polar Bears, Whale species including Orca and Narwhal, Northern Lights, Dark Sky Reserves, Ice Bergs, Iconic Train Journeys and iconic natural wonders such as Niagara Falls and The Canadian Rockies.