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About Us Travel Marketing is a Vancouver-based company, with extensive connections in the international gay and lesbian travel industry. We are also well connected locally, in the Vancouver region's LGBT communities, and are active in the mainstream business and travel industry within Canada and beyond. has been online since 1999 and Travel Marketing was launched in January, 2003.

Our website is an extension of our experience, with over 25 years of hotel and bar management, sales and marketing, event production and publishing. Current, regularly updated information provides an interactive resource for consumers, travel agents, travel industry providers, and those wanting to reach the LGBT community. 


In addition to our interactive web site, we produce two full colour, annual publications, in both print and digital editions; our Gay Friendly Vancouver - In Town Guide and our Gay Friendly Canada publication.  Visitors can pick up free copies at the Peace Arch Visitor Centre and the Canada-USA border, Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre in downtown Vancouver, Little Sister's Bookstore in Davie Village, major downtown hotel Concierge desks, and at various venues throughout the city. We also take our publications on the road, to promote Vancouver and Canada internationally at LGBT special events. To see current samples of our guides, you can browse digital versions by clicking on the cover images on the right.

We also offer consulting services for organizations wanting to explore ways to further reach out to LGBT travelers and consumers. We will be happy to discuss details further on request. Feel free to give us a call, or send us an email.

We are long-standing members of IGLTA, Tourism Vancouver, the Vancouver Pride Society and a number of other LGBT and tourism industry-related organizations.


PRESS's Angus Praught is also a regular reporter for OutLook TV, which airs in Vancouver on Shaw Cable, is broadcast nationally via the OUTtv network and internationally to 24 countries via Gay Direct. Angus is also an International Member of the National Gay & Lesbian Journalists Association (NGLJA) and was the recipient of the 2012 Tourism Industry Leadership Award, for Travel Gay Canada.

We are often contacted by a variety of mixed media outlets and journalists, for information on Vancouver, and Canada, as well as our views on events and topics of interest related to the LGBT community. We also work closely with our partners in tourism, to co-host visiting LGBT journalists interested in a community perspective. 

Following are a few links to media coverage in which we participated or had a mention: 

OutLook TV, February, 2014: Angus Praught co-hosts the February shows at WinterPride in Whistler: ,

OutLook TV, January, 2014: Angus Praught interviews Councilor Tim Stevenson before his trip to the Sochi Olympics and more:

CBC Radio interviews Angus Praught, December, 2013: - 

OutLook TV, November 2013 - Angus Praught interviews Svend Robinson, Dr. David Suzuki and MP Dr. Hedy Fry and more: 

Gay Star News: 

OutLook TV September 2013 show on YouTube, after airing on Shaw TV in Vancouver and nationally on OUTtv: 

OUTtv - Vancouver Pride Parade Special Presentation: 

Vancouver Courier:

OutLook TV:

Travel Industry Today:

Metro News Vancouver: 

Vancouver Sun:

Vancouver Sun:

Passport Magazine

Edge New York City

Gay Times London


The Bay Area Reporter  

Loop Canada (Japanese)

Vancouver Sun

Xtra Archives

Vancouver Sun

Seattle Gay News

Canadian Encyclopedia

Free Dominion

Gay Newsnet

Edge Chicago

BC Business

BC Business


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