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Registration is Open for IGLTA’s 2022 Global Convention in Milan
May 17, 2022
he International LGBTQ+ Travel Association has opened registration for its 38th Global Convention ...
Summer Concert and Festival Guide for Domestic Travel to Nashville
May 9, 2022
Indulge in Domestic Travel to Nashville This Summer of 2022 ...
Travel Colorado and Embrace Domestic Adventure in the United States
May 9, 2022
Travel Colorado This Spring and Summer of 2022 ...
Considering Domestic Travel? Explore the Beauty of Northern California
May 2, 2022
Bucket-List Activities When traveling to Northern California ...
Travel Mexico This Spring and Summer
May 2, 2022
Travel Mexico and Experience Sand, Sun, and Culture ...
What Does it Mean to Be “Out of Network” In Regards to Your Travel Insurance?
May 2, 2022
Travel Insurance Limitations Could Leave You on the Hook for Massive Bills ...
Back on the Road Again with the Best Small-Town Vacation Spots
April 25, 2022
Small-Town Vacation Spots for Domestic Travel in the United States ...
LGBTQ+ Travel: Prep Now for Spring and Summer Getaways
April 25, 2022
LGBTQ+ Travel Guide for the Spring and Summer of 2022 ...
Hurricane season: having travel assistance becomes essential
April 21, 2022
CAP Travel Assistance highlights the importance of contracting the policy with a company that can guarantee support at the right time ...
Snagging a Great Deal on a Flight and Travel Insurance May Be Getting Harder: Book Now
April 11, 2022
Travel Insurance and Flights Are Now More Affordable Than Ever; Here’s Why ...
Travel Portugal This Spring and Summer Season
April 11, 2022
Travel Portugal and Experience Its Rich Heritage ...
LGBTQ+ Travel for Young Professionals Who Wish to Work and Play
April 4, 2022
LGBTQ+ Travel Is Now More Accessible for Professionals That Travel and Work Remotely ...
Vaccine Requirements for Travel Beyond North America
March 21, 2022
Vaccine Requirements for Travel: Navigate Complications and Stay Informed Between COVID testing and proof of vaccination, requirements for travel continue to change daily. ...
Travel Insurance Woes Pile Up: Here’s What You Need to Know
March 14, 2022
Travel Insurance Limitations During COVID-19 Travel insurance has received renewed interest as COVID-19 continues to complicate international travel for just about everyone.  ...
European Rail Travel Getaways Every North American Should Partake In
March 7, 2022
Rail Travel Offers Affordability and Eco-Friendly Travel Options Rail travel continues to trend as one of the best ways to experience Europe in a post-pandemic era. ...
How Do Global Travel Advisories Impact My Travel Insurance?
March 7, 2022
Travel Insurance Only Offers So Much Due to Travel Advisory Exemptions International travelers are well aware of the importance of travel insurance.  ...
Safety First – Snowbird Travel Tips for Those Visiting the United States
February 28, 2022
nowbird Travel Simplified with These Precautions and Travel Tips Snowbird travel opportunities have many Canadians packing their bags and heading down south for warmer weather in the United States.  ...
Travel Destinations for Those with Proof of Vaccination
February 28, 2022
Proof of Vaccination for Travel: International Hot Spots for North Americans Leisure travelers who can offer proof of vaccination have many international destinations at their disposal, along with reduced restrictions along the way.  ...
Predictions for a Corporate Travel Rebound in 2022
February 22, 2022
The New Normal for Corporate Travel in 2022: Here’s What to Expect Business travel took a major hit during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
In the Event of a Coup
February 14, 2022
What should you do in the event of a coup? ...
Looking for the Best Travel Insurance? Information is Power During International Travel
February 14, 2022
Even the Best Travel Insurance Policies Have Limitations and Exemptions International travel in the wake of COVID-19 remains highly complex, even with the best travel insurance policies. ...
Senior Travel Makes Sense with the Right Travel Precautions
February 7, 2022
Senior Travel Simplified with Travel Tips That Make a Difference Many senior travelers are eager to get out of town and experience warmer weather in 2022 ...
What to Expect from International Travel in 2022: Guidance and Tips on Travel Insurance
February 7, 2022
Travel Insurance Plays an Important Role During Travel, But Might Not Be Enough Travel insurance, air travel, and international vacations are expected to evolve in 2022. ...
How to Plan for Unexpected Quarantines During International Travel
January 31, 2022
International leisure travelers should expect to face a long list of challenges and delays when heading off to greener pastures. ...
In the Event of a Hostage Situation
January 24, 2022
What should you do in the event of a hostage situation? ...
In the Event of a Tsunami
January 24, 2022
What should you do in the event of a Tsunami? ...
In the Event of an Explosion
January 24, 2022
What should you do in the event of an explosion? ...
Travel Medical and Security Assistance is Built to Handle International Travel with the Rise of the Omicron Variant
January 17, 2022
Many vacationers are eager to indulge in international travel in 2022 and beyond; however, COVID-19 still presents plenty of challenges for travelers.  ...
Will Travel Insurance Suffice with the Emergence of Omicron?
January 17, 2022
While travel insurance plays an essential role for many vacationers, standard policies often come with a long list of exemptions that could leave you on the hook. ...
Know the Facts for Snowbird Travel and Returning Home to Canada
January 10, 2022
Canadian snowbirds and international travelers are quickly learning that leaving Canada for warmer weather can be relatively simple but returning to Canada is much more complicated. ...
Gift Guide for the Traveler in Your Life: Tips for Travel Insurance and Much More
January 4, 2022
There is no doubt that everyone has a friend or family member who just can’t get enough of traveling. ...
How Does Omicron Change Your Travel Insurance?
January 4, 2022
Find Answers to Questions Related to Travel Insurance and Omicron Travel insurance has soared in popularity in the wake of COVID-19. ...
In the Event of a Tornado
December 20, 2021
What should you do in the event of a tornado? ...
LGBTQ+ Travel Destination Spotlight: Mexico Maintains Its Award-Winning Status
December 20, 2021
LGBTQ+ Travel in Mexico Knows No Boundaries Mexico continues to be one of the most visited destinations for LBGTQ+ travelers in the world.  ...
Travel Medical & Security Assistance for the International Student in Your Life
December 20, 2021
Travel Medical & Security Assistance Stands Up to COVID Complications for Those Studying Abroad. Travel Medical & Security Assistance for those studying abroad. ...
Travel Medical and Security Assistance as a Revolution in Safe International Travel
December 20, 2021
Travel medical & security assistance has made waves in the world of business travel and leisure travel.  ...
Picking Up Where Travel Insurance Coverage Has Left Off: CAP COVID Benefits
December 13, 2021
With international travel slowly returning to normalcy, many leisure and corporate travelers have taken a keen interest in how travel insurance will assist them in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
The Role of TikTok in LGBTQ+ Travel
December 13, 2021
TikTok has found itself smack-dab in the middle of an LGBTQ+ travel revolution.  ...
What Snowbird Travelers Need to Know About the US Reopening its Borders
December 9, 2021
Canadian snowbirds are thrilled that the United States has reopened its land borders to Canadians. But don’t get too excited just yet; there are a number of things Canadians need to know about international land travel this season ...
Pandemic Snowbird Travel During the Holidays: 8 Tips for Canadians Flying to the US
December 6, 2021
Snowbird travel is top of mind for many Canadians planning to head down south to indulge in warmer weather and escape the harshest winter months. ...
Snowbird Travel Insurance for the Holidays: Questions Answered for Elderly Vacationers
December 6, 2021
If you are a snowbird, travel insurance is a must-purchase when heading down south to escape the inevitable Canadian winter.  ...
How You Can Be a Supportive Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community During International Travel
November 29, 2021
There are several ways corporate and leisure travelers can support the LGBTQ+ community during international travel.  ...
10 Tips for Drafting a Corporate Duty of Care Policy in the Wake of COVID-19
November 25, 2021
Duty of care is a complicated matter to address as COVID-19 still presents risks to workforces that travel internationally. ...
Celebrate Your Identity with LGBTQ+ Travel to Italy
November 22, 2021
LGBTQ+ travelers are likely to be pleased with the “vibe” that Milan offers travelers from all corners of the globe.  ...
10 Signs You’ve Found Yourself in a Tourist Trap
November 15, 2021
Tourist traps are all too common, especially during international travel to Europe and beyond. There are endless situations that can leave a traveler open to misdirection and confusion, all to squeeze a few dollars out of your pocket.  ...
Family Travel Safety Tips for the Winter and Holiday Travel Season
November 15, 2021
The holidays are a great time to reconnect with family and friends but packing up the entire family and traveling internationally can be a daunting task.  ...
Will Travel Insurance Protect My Family if COVID Joins the Trip?
November 15, 2021
Travel insurance can only do so much in the event you or someone you love catches COVID. An unexpected quarantine can ruin travel plans and cost you thousands of dollars in hotel costs, testing, and other complications. ...
Does Travel Insurance Cover Space Tourism?
November 8, 2021
Interest in Space Tourism Soars to New Heights with the Inspiration4 Mission  Space tourism has reached new heights in North America with the successful launch of Inspiration4, the world’s first orbital spaceflight that consisted entirely of private civilians. ...
The Hotel Industry Revamps Rooms for Business Travel and Extended Stays
November 8,2021
Business travel has seen a sharp decline in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many in-person meetings and trade shows being replaced by video and conference calls ...
Travel Options That Offer Both Luxury and Privacy
November 8, 2021
The luxury travel scene is evolving to address the needs of travelers who wish to indulge but keep things as private and lowkey as possible.  ...
Does Travel Insurance Address Complications Related to COVID and DELTA?
October 29, 2021
Travel Insurance Surges in Popularity, But is it Enough? There has been a resurgence in corporate and leisure travel as many consumers adapt to a new way of travel in the wake of COVID-19.  ...
How to Manage an Unexpected Quarantine When Traveling Internationally
October 29, 2021
Answers to Common Questions COVID-19 can throw a major wrench in your travel plans, especially if you experience an unexpected quarantine during travel.  ...
What Does Travel Insurance Fail to Cover for Seniors Heading South?
October 29, 2021
For many senior travelers from Canada, purchasing travel insurance usually has been a simple decision. ...
What Happens If I Get COVID During Travel Internationally?
October 29, 2021
The risks of contracting COVID-19 continue to be very real, especially during international travel. The DELTA variant continues to pose issues for the entire travel industry, and many are faced with risking their wellbeing in close-quarter travel.  ...
Now is the Time to Take Advantage of Incredible International Train Travel Packages
October 25, 2021
Many leisure and corporate travelers are opting out of traditional air travel and embracing a form of travel that has taken the back seat for several years.  ...
Precautions Every Snowbird Traveler Can Take This Fall
October 25, 2021
After a long and exhausting pandemic, many snowbirds who own property in places like Florida, Arizona, and California have finally decided to head back down south this winter.  ...
What to do Before, During, and After a Typhoon
October 25, 2021
What should you do in the event of a typhoon? ...
Does Travel Insurance Address the Complications That Arise as an LGBTQ+ Traveler?
October 18, 2021
Look beyond the fine print travel insurance provides many valuable offerings that LGBTQ+ travelers can benefit from. Traditional travel insurance often addresses lost luggage and canceled trips, and many tourists and corporate travelers are satisfied with what travel insurance can offer.  ...
Fall Friendly LGBTQ+ Travel Destinations
October 18, 2021
The travel season isn’t over yet. Fall is one of the best times to travel with discounted rates and accommodations that anyone should be looking to take advantage of.  ...
5 Tips to Avoid Conflict as an LGBTQ+ Traveler
October 12, 2021
Many LGBTQ+ travelers face the harsh truth that certain destinations around the world are unfriendly to the community.  ...
Canada a Safe Haven For LGBTQ+ Travelers
October 12, 2021
Perfect for Americans With the recent news that fully vaccinated Americans can enter Canada, many LGBTQ+ travelers should begin planning their fall trips to the great white north.  ...
What to Do in the Event of an Active Shooter
October 6, 2021
What should you do in the event of an Active Shooter? ...
Safety Recommendations for a Flood
October 5, 2021
What should you do in the event of a flood? ...
10 Street Smart Safety Tips For LGBTQ+ Travelers
September 30,2021
 LGBTQ+ travel comes with inherent risks as some local laws and customs may not accept people from different walks of life. ...
Emergency Steps to Follow During Volcanic Eruptions
September 30,2021
What should you do in the event of a volcano? ...
LGBTQ+ Travel Across the United Kingdom
September 30,2021
Acceptance is at the Core of LGBTQ+ Travel in the United Kingdom LGBTQ+ travel options across the United Kingdom have drawn thousands of tourists across the world for so much more than a cup of tea. ...
Preparation for a Wildfire Warning
September 30,2021
What should you do in the event of a wildfire? ...
Seeking Out Pet-Friendly Accommodations Made Easy
September 30,2021
Sometimes it’s hard to leave your favorite four-legged friend behind for a vacation.  ...
Safety Steps to Follow Before And After a Hurricane
September 28, 2021
What should you do in the event of a hurricane? ...
The Top Five Destinations in the World to Experience Nature, Wildlife, and Outdoor Travel
September 27, 2021
Embrace the Great Outdoors with These Five Outdoor Travel Destinations For the international traveler that has had enough of bars, clubs, and big cities, there are a number of international destinations that will simply dazzle the senses.  ...
Things to Consider During or After an Earthquake
September 27, 2021
What should you do in the event of an earthquake? ...
What are the Official Nude Beach Rules in Europe?
September 20, 2021
With travel restrictions slowly being eased worldwide, many North Americans are flocking to popular travel destinations across Europe and indulging in sand and sun.  ...
It’s Back to School; Is Your Child’s Study Abroad Insurance Enough?
September 13, 2021
A Simple Guide for Parents Now is the time for many students to head back to school and experience a little bit of normalcy after a challenging pandemic. ...
Bleisure Travel is the Latest Trend Growing Among Remote Professionals
August 30, 2021
Bleisure travel is the latest trend to emerge from 2021. Bringing together business travel and leisure travel, remote professionals are seeking options that can allow their entire family to work and play while on vacation.  ...
How Do You Stay Safe During a Hurricane
August 30, 2021
FocusPoint International sources report that Hurricane Ida, currently a Category 1, has made landfall in Cuba. This powerful hurricane is expected to reach the southern coast of New Orleans, Louisiana as a Category 3 by Monday,  ...
A Closer Look at What LGBTQ+ Travel in Australia is Like
August 16, 2021
What the Community Can Expect When Visiting Australia LGBTQ+ travel in Australia might soon be possible with the easing restrictions and vaccinations picking up across the globe. ...
Transgender Travel Safety Tips: Travel with Confidence Across the World
July 26, 2021
Traveling as a transgender person comes with unique challenges that most would never experience. ...
Is Malta the Safest LGBTQ+ Travel Destination in Europe?
July 19, 2021
Many LGBTQ+ North Americans are patiently awaiting the reopening of European borders to experience gay travel once again.  ...
Female Empowerment the Latest Trend in Luxury Travel
July 15, 2021
This Summer solo travel is an incredible experience that offers endless learning opportunities ...
LGBTQ+ Travelers Might Be Celebrating the Return to Travel Well Beyond Summer
July 15, 2021
 LGBTQ+ travelers are expected to be the trendsetters this summer season, blending work and play into what might feel like an endless summer vacation.  ...
Nice, France Embraces LGBTQ+ Travelers from Across the World
July 15, 2021
France has been a long-overlooked hotspot for gay, lesbian, and LGBTQ travel. The Mediterranean vibe of this destination is a hidden gem and is often considered one of the most gay-friendly destinations in Europe. ...
Real Places in the World Where LGBTQ+ Travelers Can Face Criminal Charges
July 15, 2021
Many exotic travel destinations around the world come with unexpected challenges for LGBTQ+ travelers. ...
Simple Travel Safety Tips for the LGBTQ+ Community
July 15, 2021
LGBTQ+ travelers have undoubtedly experienced some unpleasant moments when traveling or vacationing.  ...
The Complications of LGBTQ+ Corporate Travel and Duty of Care Obligations
July 15, 2021
Corporate travel across the globe is expected to surge throughout the tail end of summer and into fall.  ...
Ten Important Safety Tips for Travelers
April 16, 2021
Travel can be exhilarating but doesn’t come without its set of challenges and risks. When you’re venturing into the great unknown and experiencing the world. ...
Hygiene Tips to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus During Travel
March 29, 2021
Travelers should take government-issued travel advisories seriously and avoid all essential travel to the previously listed countries, as well as Southeast Asia. ...
Senior Travelers Will Be the First to Kick the Tourism Industry in the Pants
March 29, 2021
Leisure travelers of all kinds are patiently awaiting the return of “normalcy” to the travel industry. ...
Register Now for IGLTA’s 2021 Global Convention in Atlanta
March 16, 2021
Discounted rates available for International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s premier educational and networking event until 30 April Media Contact: LoAnn Halden [email protected] +1 954.253.4095 ATLANTA (16 March 2021) ...
Travel Assistance Explained
February 25, 2021
Travel assistance is a term used worldwide, often related to medical emergency services when traveling. ...
CAP Video Testimonial: Evacuation from Africa (with BONUS Commentary)
October 7, 2020
Find out how the CAP Travel Assistance Plan helped Sam evacuate Africa to arrive safely back home in the USA, during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Sam’s Evacuation Story
September 10, 2020
What do Bonobos, Sam, and COVID-19 have in common? An evacuation! Here’s Sam’s amazing story! ...
Countries are Taking Travel Insurance into Their Own Hands
August 24, 2020
midst COVID-19, Some Countries Are Offering Travel Insurance to Boost Tourism ...
In Focus Alert: Extreme Weather
August 24, 2020
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / GULF COAST FPI sources are reporting that two tropical depression systems developing in the Atlantic are scheduled to make landfall at hurricane strength on the southern Florida Peninsula and the Gulf Coast as early as Monday, 24 August 2020 ...
7 Tips to Help Keep You Safe in the Event of a Wildfire
August 20, 2020
Use these safety tips to stay safe when a Wildfire strikes. ...
Sexual Orientation Laws Across the Globe
August 17, 2020
Check out CAP’s travel medical and security assistance plans that include benefits that can enhance your LGBTQ travel experience here. ...
Give the gift of CAP to your loved ones
August 7, 2020
Protect Those Who Matter Most ...
Evacuation from Africa – CAP Video Testimonial
August 5, 2020
Sam’s trip to Africa did not go as planned. Luckily, Sam was traveling with the CAP Travel Assistance Plan. Watch this short video to find out what happened. ...
Everything You Need to Know About Travel Bubbles
July 7, 2020
Learn the Ins and Outs of Travel Bubbles ...
The Changing World of Compulsory Travel Insurance
June 3, 2020
Foreign governments have begun to attempt to reduce the hefty medical bills that are often left behind by tourists who experience a medical emergency while visiting. ...
The Travel Industry’s Novel Challenge with Maintaining Public Trust
June 3, 2020
Travel can be exhilarating but doesn’t come without its set of challenges and risks. When you’re venturing into the great unknown and experiencing ...
Travel Insurance Changes due to Covid-19? Travel Fearlessly with CAP
June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has turned the travel industry on its head, especially for the players that sell travel insurance.  ...
Travelers with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions
April 20, 2020
Many consumers might be wondering what exactly a pre-existing medical condition is when it comes to travel insurance. ...
What Travelers Need to Know About Medical Repatriations
April 13, 2020
If you or a loved one is considering medical repatriation, you are likely to have some questions about the process. If you’ve experienced a traumatic injury or illness while traveling, you may need to be transferred to a medical facility capable of providing appropriate medical care. ...
5 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce
March 25, 2020
Tips on creating and Managing Remote workforce expectations. ...
Self-Isolation: How to Manage Working Remotely
March 25, 2020
Consider these 9 tips to help you stay productive during these unprecedented times. ...
Ten Tips for Practical Social Distancing
March 19, 2020
Social distancing can be extremely challenging but is a necessary step in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Here are some guidelines to follow. ...
Will the Coronavirus Impact Your Travel Insurance?
March 10, 2020
Considering Cancelling Your Trip? Don’t Assume You Will Be Reimbursed ...
7 Ways You Can Protect Yourself & Others From COVID-19
March 6, 2020
Traveling During the Coronavirus Outbreak? Protect yourself with these 7 Tips! ...
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
March 4, 2020
Novel Coronavirus - LATEST UPDATES FOR THE WEEK OF 21-28 FEBRUARY ...
Travel Insurance Benefits May Not Be Enough During The Coronavirus Outbreak
February 13, 2020
CAP benefits associated with responding to and supporting customers impacted by the Coronavirus include ...
Travel Advisory China: Coronavirus
January 29, 2020
FPI sources are reporting that on January 23 the Chinese authorities have put a lockdown on the city of Wuhan and other urban areas of Hubei province ...
What Some Travel Insurance Policies Do Not Cover
January 28, 2020
Travel insurance is a must for any vacation or business traveler. However, many consumers don’t realize their coverage can sometimes come ...
Taken For A Ride: M.D. Injured In ATV Crash Gets $56,603 Bill For Air Ambulance Trip
January 26, 2020
It was the first — and only — time Dr. Naveed Khan, a 35-year-old radiologist, ever rode in an all-terrain vehicle. ...
The CAP Travel Assistance Plan
January 22, 2020
CAP is an affordable travel assistance plan that includes travel medical, travel security and travel concierge benefits. ...
6 Essential Things You Need to Do Before You Travel
January 16, 2020
When it comes to planning a holiday, most people aim to tick off the essentials – tickets, accommodation and itinerary. ...
How to Travel Safe in the Age of Terrorism
January 16, 2020
This year has been a frightening year for those who travel – terrorism appears to be on the rise, governments have been issuing overblown safety advice, ...
OHIP to Be Stretched Thin with Proposed Cuts to Travel Insurance
January 16, 2020
The out-of-country travel assistance support that Ontario travellers have become accustomed to from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan might be left behind. ...
Travel Safety Tips for the LGBT Community
January 16, 2020
The travel market for the LGBT community is growing exponentially. With ample disposable income, this niche market is a dream for the global tourism industry. ...
When a Political Threat Evacuation Trigger is Substantiated by Those Manifesting Discord
January 16, 2020
For the past nine weeks, discontent and disillusionment have been brewing in Hong Kong (HK). Savvy business and leisure travelers recognize ...
Travel Tips for Luxury and Budget Travel
January 14, 2020
Regardless of whether you are traveling on a budget, there are many simple ways to stay safe while you travel abroad, allowing you to focus on enjoying your time away from home. ...
Where Are Your Travelers
January 14, 2020
Soon after the recent bombing incidents in NYC and NJ, I received calls from relatives and friends to ask if my family and I were safe. ...