Community Marketing & Insights - 18th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality - November 1-3, 2017 • San Francisco

Community Marketing & Insights - 18th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality - November 1-3, 2017 • San Francisco


The preliminary agenda has been posted on the conference website. Lots of fantastic and fascinating new content for 2017!

Maui a popular stop for LGBT travelers

Maui a popular stop for LGBT travelers


According to study, most come for the scenery, not to meet other LGBT people


Matt Skallerud's insight:

Maui is the second-most visited island for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers from the United States, but it is top amongst Canadians and third amongst Australians, according to a study released by the Hawai’i Tourism Authority in March.

Over the past five years, Oahu was the most visited island at 49 percent of U.S. participants, followed by Maui at 42 percent, Hawaii island at 37 percent and Kauai at 26 percent. Not as many had been to Lanai (3 percent) or Molokai (2 percent).

CMI's 11th Annual LGBT Community Survey

CMI's 11th Annual LGBT Community Survey


Grab a coffee, take a survey, change the world. Making a difference is easy! Take the LGBT Community Survey and share with us your opinions and preferences, from an LGBT perspective.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

There's power in our Pride! Participating in this study helps open doors-and minds-around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Please RT to your LGBT friends around the world who may be interested in participating.

Las Vegas still a favorite for LGBT tourists, survey indicates

Las Vegas still a favorite for LGBT tourists, survey indicates


Las Vegas remains one of the nation’s leading destinations for gay tourists and Nevada’s distinction as a “blue state” could play in its favor after a report indicated some LGBT travelers fear for their safety in red states.

Community Marketing’s 21st Annual LGBT Travel Survey

Community Marketing’s 21st Annual LGBT Travel Survey


Please take a few minutes to complete CMI’s 21st Annual LGBT Travel Survey, in partnership with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA). This is by far the longest-running study in the LGBT community, and it has opened doors — and minds — around the world. Together with you, we have created change that benefits our entire community.