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07:39 | 25th April 2017

Travel: Tried & Tested

Fri 19 Mar, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


We invite the community to take in our city’s unique cultural and nightlife options and enjoy our shopping, restaurants and wide range of hotels

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Nick Carvell takes a look at attitudes, rights and regulations affecting LGBT communities around the world.


‘Up Up and A Gay – We’re Boeing to Mardi Gras’

Australian budget airline Virgin Blue has decided to cash in on the pink pound ahead of Sydney’s annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras celebrations. Virgin Blue will be running a special flight catering for those attending Mardi Gras in Sydney. The flight from, Melbourne to Sydney, which takes roughly one hour will set the party goers back A$199 (Roughly £100)


Sydney voted best gay-friendly destination!

A survey of the worlds best gay-friendly cities has placed Sydney at the top of the list. The survey conducted by online travel agency Expedia.com.au, named Sydney for its plentiful gay bars and nightclubs in the Darlinghurst and Newtown areas, reports the Daily Telegraph.


Gay London App launched

A new iPhone app has been created in order to entice LGBT visitors to London by providing all relevant information to enjoy the experience to the max at the touch of a button, whilst on the move.


Gay London App launched

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A new iPhone app has been created in order to entice LGBT visitors to London by providing all relevant information to enjoy the experience to the max at the touch of a button, whilst on the move.

The London tourism office revealed new free application for the Apple iPhone today entitled ‘Gay London’ which was created to help the number of gay visitors that grace the capital each day.

The app will offer residents and visitor “continuously updated” information on bars, restaurants, hotels and attractions that would relate to the gay community. It will also feature a blog to keep people informed of where to go and what to do during their time in London.



According to Mayor Watch, Visit London Marketing Director, Martine Ainsworth-Wells said, “London is an exciting destination with much to offer LGBT travelers…We invite the community to take in our city’s unique cultural and nightlife options and enjoy our shopping, restaurants and wide range of hotels. Only in London can you shop to your heart’s content in shopping districts like Oxford Street, Carnaby Street or Saville Row and end the day in Soho, home to our city’s gay community.”

 

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