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IGLTA cancels global convention for May 2020

Travel Daily Media – The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) announced the postponement of its annual global convention due to the current threat with the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The convention was scheduled to take place in Milan, Italy, from 6-9 May, 2020, but the association said it will push the event to September or […]

International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Postpones 2020 Global Convention in Milan

ftnNEWS – The IGLTA Board of Directors released the following statement about the postponement of their Annual Global Convention in 2020 in Milan. “There are no more resilient, intrepid and confident travel leaders anywhere in the world than in the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association. Therefore, we are determined to host our Annual Global Convention in […]

Coronavirus: IGLTA postpones Milan conference

TRAVEL WEEKLY – The coronavirus outbreak has forced the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) to postpone its annual global convention, which was due to be held in Milan on May 6-9. Italy is the worst-hit country in Europe and the Italian government has taken measures to isolate 10 towns in the north. It has also ordered school and […]

It’s Maine’s birthday but you get the gift of a deal, plus TSA-approved skincare

BOSTON GLOBE – VATICAN MUSEUMS UNTOLD HISTORIES TOUR Discover the true history about famous artists of the past through a new tour offered by Quiiky, an Italian tour operator specializing in gay and lesbian tourism. The three-hour “Vatican Museum In a Gay and Lesbian Light” tour looks at the numerous artworks referencing male homosexuality, including hidden […]

Nine of the proudest LGBT products on the market

TTG – From the US to Australia and everything in between, there are places to celebrate the LGBT community all over the world. Here, TTG rounds up the  latest LGBT-friendly product news. READ MORE 

LGBTQ-friendly Rome

TRAVEL WEEKLY – When you think of LGBTQ-friendly tourism in Europe, several destinations probably come to mind right away: Amsterdam, given that the Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage; Reykjavik, known for its Pride festivals and lively, inclusive nightlife — not to mention the world’s first openly gay prime […]

Press Release FITUR 2020

“MILANO LOVES YOU” The final international conference stage in FITUR, before IGLTA Annual Global Convention in Milan, 6-9 May, 2020  Promoting committee for IGLTA 2020, City of Milan  In cooperation with ENIT- Italian National Tourist Board Welcomes you  On Wednesday 22 January at 5:30 pm, Gran Plaza – Area LGTB – Pavilion 3 IFEMA – […]

LGBTQ Italian Travel Agent Offers Lesbian Twist to Vatican Museums Tour as Part of New 2020 Program

LOTL – Quiiky LGBTQ Italia Travel is a subsidiary of Sonders&Beach, a global network of brands in the travel and hospitality industry with offices in the U.S. and Italy and more than 100 employees worldwide. The first Italian tour operator specializing in gay and lesbian tourism, Quiiky provides comprehensive, 24-hour service and superior customer support by drawing […]

Italian LGBTQ Tour Specialist Adds Lesbian Tour

CURVE – Quiiky LGBTQ Italia Travel is a subsidiary of Sonders&Beach, a global network of brands in the travel and hospitality industry with offices in the U.S. and Italy and more than 100 employees worldwide. The first Italian tour operator specializing in gay and lesbian tourism, Quiiky provides comprehensive, 24-hour service and superior customer support by drawing upon […]

Press Release WTM 2019

“MILANO LOVES YOU” – THE IGLTA ANNUAL GLOBAL CONVENTION IN MILAN, 6-9 MAY, 2020 – London, November 2019 – Milan is getting ready to host the 37th IGLTA Global Convention (International LGBTQ+ Travel Association) for LGBTQ+ tourism, which returns to Europe after 5 years. It will take place May 6-9 2020 and will bring together international […]

The LGBTQ Pavilion At The New York Times Travel Show Has Everything You Need For Your Next Adventure

Forbes – The New York Times Travel Show is the American travel event of the year for both industry pros and the travel-loving public, and this year’s edition is grabbing more attention than ever. More than 170 destinations from around the world will be represented by more than 550 exhibitors with cultural performances and international […]

Press Release NY Times Travel Show 2019

LGBTQ TOUR OPERATOR, ‘QUIIKY’, OFFERS UP TO 20% AND MORE IN COMMISSIONS TO TRAVEL AGENTS VISITING BOOTH AT NEW YORK TIMES TRAVEL SHOW 2019 – With Italy Embracing Its Gay Heritage, ‘Quiiky’ Partners With Milan To Develop Dedicated Tours Celebrating LGBTQ Achievements – San Francisco, Calif. (January 8, 2019) – As destinations around the world grow increasingly […]

Tour Northern Italy following the steps of Call Me By Your Name’s Elio and Oliver

Lonely Planet – Somewhere in Northern Italy, you can now explore the locations featured in last year’s Oscar-winning movie Call Me By Your Name. A new LGBTQ-friendly tour will let visitors fall into Elio and Oliver’s summer love story while travelling through the Po Valley from Milan to Venice. READ MORE   Image: Sergio Locatelli

‘Call Me By Your Name’ themed tour launched in Italy

COOLS – If you were completely taken by the story of Oliver and Elio in Call Me By Your Name, you might soon be able to have a hot, lusty Italian summer of your own. Cue up the Sufjan Stevens, baby. READ MORE

‘Call me by your name’ themed tour launched in Italy

INDEPENDENT – A Call Me By Your Name themed tour visiting the iconic locations in the Oscar nominated film released last year is being offered by the first LGBT tour operator in Italy, QUIIKY. READ MORE

Press Release Call Me By Your Name

GROUNDBREAKING LGBTQ+ TOUR OPERATOR, ‘QUIIKY’, ANNOUNCES NEW ITALIAN TOUR BASED ON OSCAR-WINNING FILM, ‘CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’ – Eight-Night Tour Visits Iconic Italian Settings of Coming-of-Age Drama That Include Milan, Crema, Garda Lake, Verona, Venice, and Bergamo – San Francisco, Calif. (June XX, 2018) – With the continuing surge in popularity of LGBTQ travel, Quiiky Tours, the […]

This ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Tour of Italy Will Let You Relive Elio and Oliver’s Life-changing Summer

Travel + Leisure – If you were enthralled by the love story in the Oscar-winning drama “Call Me by Your Name”, get your Sufjan Stevens playlist ready and pack a bag. Quiiky Tours, the first Italian tour company to specialize in LGBTQ-themed tours, is offering an eight-night package that visits the iconic locations depicted in the […]

LGBTQ+ Tour Operator, Quiiky, Debuts “Call Me By Your Name” Tour

Travel Agent Central – LGBTQ+ Tour Operator, Quiiky, has announced a new guided tour in Italy based on the Oscar-winning film, “Call Me by Your Name.” The eight-night tour visits many of the Italian settings seen in the film, including Milan, Crema, Lake Garda, Verona, Venice and Bergamo.   READ MORE

Ahora ya puede vivir un verano ‘call me by your name’ gracias a este tour

VANITY FAIR – El primer touroperador LGBT de Italia inaugura una ruta basada en la película de Luca Guadagnino. Este es su recorrido. READ MORE

The secret gay-themed tours of the Vatican

Daily Mail Online – The headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church can now be explored in an entirely new way. Just last year, LGBT travel company Quikky launched a gay-themed tour of the Vatican Museums art collection – and it has been steadily rising in popularity ever since. The ‘Untold History’ tour, as it’s known, chronicles the […]

Une agence de voyage propose un «gay art tour» du Vatican

Vanity Fair – Quand une agence de voyage italienne spécialisée dans le tourisme LGBT, Quiiky, s’est mise à organiser des visites gay du Vatican, les excursions au Saint-Siège ont donc pris un tout nouvel aspect. READ MORE

Will gay art tour of the Vatican get the Pope’s seal of approval?

The Guardian – A new art tour celebrating the sexuality of some of the Catholic church’s most revered artists provides exciting new perspectives on the world’s best-known art. READ MORE

Vatican Art in a Gay Light

The New York Times – Among the many ways that Pope Francis has changed the tone of the Vatican is with his seeming openness to groups that have long been shunned, from divorced Catholics to children of gay couples. His approach has inspire one Italian gay travel company, Quiiky, to look at the Vatican Museums’ […]