Aitgl is the professional italian Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.
Aitgl was founded in Milan in 2010 by Italian based representatives of Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism, San Francisco and Philadelphia CVBs, Quiiky Italian LGBT Tour Operator and TTG Italia Travel Trade Media. In 2010 become partner of IGLTA and in 2014 of Visit USA Italy.
The mission of the Association is to represent the Lgbt travel companies before istitutions and media, to train travel companies on the culture of acceptance and respect for diversity and to promote LGBT Travels in the Italian Market.
Aitgl offers to their members the opportunity to make networking, to distribuite their Lgbt pamplhets at our trade shows and consumer events, to join the monthly newsletter, contribute to create the right awarness about their destination or product, to get visibility on our website, to use our logo and to be part of our social community in Facebook.
From 2012 Aitgl has founded an office that offers advice to gay travelers and legal assistance in cases of discrimination suffered during a holiday. In 2013 has sponsored a national survey on gay travel in Italy.
Now Aitgl has over then 50 members that works in the travel industrie and sponsor every year Expo Gay Tourism, the first B2B gay travel show in Bergamo and B2C in Rome.