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LGBT+ Tourism in the age of Overtourism and Climate Protection


March 5, 2020

11:00 - 11:45

Palais am Funkturm, ITB Convention Awards

  • In the past years, we have seen a very positive development of LGBT+ Tourism in many regions worldwide
  • LGBT+ Tourism seems to be a growth engine, a highly appreciated niche market with high economic benefit
  • By now, some of these destinations suffer from “overtourism”, the climate protection debate also effects the LGBT+ segment
  • Will there be negative consequences, what can we done to prevent this, which sustainable solutions exist?
  • Experts will give a short overview of the current situation, discuss future challenges and look for sustainable solutions and best practices

Followed by ITB LGBT+ Pioneer Award Ceremony


Rika Jean-Francois, CSR Commissioner, ITB Berlin

Moderated by:

Dipl.-Kfm. Thomas Bömkes, Managing Director, LGBT Consultant of ITB Berlin, Germany, Diversity Tourism GmbH


Kristin Hansen, CEO & Founder, Hansen&Partner

Peter Jordan