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Launch of Let’s Get OUT There! announced

Let's get OUT there!

GayTravel.com and Advantage Rent a Car Announce Let’s get OUT there!

Let’s get OUT there! is an initiative created to inspire LGBT+ travellers to explore fabulous destinations, seek out enriching events, and harness the collective buying power of gay travellers across the globe for the benefit of the LGBT+ community.

GayTravel Chief Visionary Officer Steve Rohrlick said: “While it is widely touted that the annual global LGBT+ travel market is valued in excess of $200 billion — Let’s get OUT there! will not only identify select destinations and events around the globe that will inspire travelers to visit — it will also harness the collective buying power of this market for the benefit of the community itself by negotiating exclusive discounts and/or access to VIP experiences offered by select corporate travel partners.”

GayTravel.com’s first Let’s Get OUT there! inspiration?

Head to Orlando, FL for “Orlando United Day – A Day of Love and Kindness” on June 12 to honour the memory of the 49 Pulse Nightclub victims.

Patty Sheehan, Orlando’s first openly gay elected official, said it best: “We will not be silenced. We will not be made to go away.” Similarly, Mark Twain added: “Travel is fatal to prejudice” — and Let’s get OUT there! embodies this philosophy. GayTravel.com plans to inspire others to travel and travel proud. To find more information about the United Orlando events, click here.

Rohrlick stated, “GayTravel.com welcomes Advantage Rent A Car (Advantage) as our first Let’s get OUT there! travel partner. Advantage and its sister company E-Z Rent-A-Car comprise AEZ, the 4th largest rental car company in the United States. AEZ’s commitment to the community is demonstrable. Headquartered in Orlando, AEZ provided cars to the immediate families and domestic partners of the Pulse victims. As part of the Let’s get OUT there! initiative, AEZ continues to support the community with a 15% discount on the lowest price available when travelers book online using the code ‘gaytravel’ at www.Advantage.com. AEZ’s leadership and commitment to the LGBT+ community is an example to other brands around the world.”

“Advantage is proud to be GayTravel.com’s first Let’s get OUT there! partner. We look forward to a relationship that will support the community and inspire travel for years to come.” said Scott Davido, President of AEZ. “Recent studies have put the global value of LGBT+ travel at more than $211 billion. On a business front, serving this growing segment of the market makes financial as well as social sense for any company. We encourage other companies to participate and join with us in sponsoring GayTravel.com’s Let’s get OUT there! initiative.”

GayTravel’s Vice President, Stephen Prisco, said: “GayTravel.com has served as a trusted resource for LGBT+ travellers for two decades — and yet, we wanted to do more. We know that travel can do extraordinary things. It is transformational, educational, and inspirational. It fosters understanding, empathy, and enlightenment. We are honored to have Advantage Rent A Car support this initiative, and we recognize them for their ongoing commitment to the community.”

 

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