Africa Travel Week
LGBTQ+

ATW Podcast

EQUAL Africa

EQUAL Africa will bring together travel suppliers and buyers as well as lifestyle brands targeting the LGBTQ+ community.

You’ll hear from influential people who can pass on some great lessons, enabling you to avoid the mistakes of brands who have ‘superficially’ tried to break into the LGBTQ+ market.

Engaging in several educational sessions brings all of the debate about LGBTQ+ travel to the table.

Open your mind to the realities of LGBTQ+ tourism with our in-depth programme, exploring everything from attracting the LGBTQ+ customer to safety and security concerns.

EQUAL Africa is held during the globally recognised Africa Travel Week.

EQUAL LOVE
EQUAL RIGHTS
EQUAL EXPERIENCES
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
WE ARE PROUD
WE ARE SEEN
WE ARE ONE COMMUNITY

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DID YOU KNOW?

South Africa is a leader in the global struggle for equality and LGBTQ+ civil rights, having become the first country in the world to constitutionally prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in 1996 and then legalizing same-sex marriage10 years later.

Though challenges still remain on the continent, the landscape is evolving and more countries have decriminalised same sex relationships and are proudly promoting LGBTQ+ adventurers whether they are seasoned or first-time visitors.


EQUAL Africa is proud to partner with
International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA).

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association advances LGBTQ+ travel globally by providing information and resources for LGBTQ+ travelers and demonstrating the significant social and economic impact of LGBTQ+ tourism. IGLTA’s membership includes LGBTQ+ welcoming accommodations, destinations, travel advisors, tour operators, events and travel media in 80 countries.