Did you know Australia has a dedicated network of tourism professionals running an organisation that ensures all domestic and international LGBTIQ travellers in Australia feel welcome and have a great time?

Known as Gay & Lesbian Tourism Australia or GALTA, the non-profit organisation is run by a team who works with federal, state and regional tourism bodies, corporations, businesses, and individuals to develop and grow the gay and lesbian market.


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We here at KARRYON think this is a pretty awesome idea, so we are proud to say with have partnered with them to bring more awareness to what they do.

We are also using our partnership as a chance to share with you the awesome LGBTIQ friendly tourism organisations across the country.

Over 100 hotels across Australia have partnered with GALTA and feature on their website.

Group Revenue Manager at Kingfisher Bay Resort is a proud a GALTA supporter.

“As a GALTA member we can easily communicate to the LGBTIQ+ individuals of the world that we provide the same respect and highest level of customer service to all, no matter who they are or where they come from.”

Group Revenue Manager at Kingfisher Bay Resort is a proud a GALTA supporter.

Managing Director at Hotel Group Whitsundays Jeff Aquilina has also been a longstanding partner of GALTA.

“Our partnership with GALTA is part of our strategy to welcome gay & lesbian travellers to our group of hotels in the magical Whitsundays,” he said.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the GALTA board for their commitment to this important market segment.”

Another key member is the Turtle Cove Beach Resort, the only fully licensed adult only LGBTI Resort In Australia.

Click here for more information on GALTA.

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