IGLTA joins the ‘Miles of Love’ LGBT+ Travel Advocacy Forum in Hong Kong

Graham Robson October 29, 2018

The Miles of Love LGBT+ Travel Advocacy Forum, a chance for LGBT+ activists and travel industry representatives to explore ways to bridge the gap between human rights and travel, takes place at the Eaton Hotel in Hong Kong from November 2–5.

SET to coincide with Hong Kong’s annual Pink Season LGBT+ festival, and hosted by Planet Ally and All Out, Miles of Love will feature 30 speakers from 15 countries including representatives from the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), a global leader in advancing LGBT+ travel.

John Tanzella
John Tanzella

John Tanzella, IGLTA President/CEO, will deliver a keynote address at the conference and host a business networking session for local tourism professionals on the last day.

He said: “IGLTA is proud to support Miles of Love. We are dedicated to strengthening ties in the region and sharing our resources to help create greater understanding of the LGBT+ travel community.” 

Bess Hepworth, founder of Planet Ally and lead organiser of the conference, added: “The conversations that will happen at Miles of Love are long overdue. I believe that this dialogue will be a key driver in opening new collaborations that will drive both business success and the achievement of safety and dignity for LGBT+ people.”

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