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Slovenia is among the most wanted wedding and honeymoon destinations for British gays and lesbians – that's the message from Attitude magazine ahead of same sex marriage being legalised in England and Wales.

(TRAVPR.COM) SLOVENIA - March 29th, 2014 - Slovenia is among the most wanted wedding and honeymoon destinations for British gays and lesbians – that's the message from Attitude magazine  ahead of same sex marriage being legalised inEngland and Wales. - Slovenia's first LGBT programme perfect opportunity to discover the country already this May.

Ljubljana, 28th March 2014 – As the rainbow flag is raised over Whitehall this weekend to mark the country's first same-sex marriage ceremonies, English and Welsh gay couples are set to tie the knot from Saturday.  And with the arrival of gay marriage, attention now turns to the best locations for newlywed gay couples.

In the latest edition of the leading gay lifestyle magazine Attitude Slovenia was included among its 25 of the best and most exciting most romantic honeymoon destinations, while capital Ljubljana was named as one of the world's most beautiful capitals.

Slovenian luxury inbound operator - Imperial Luxury Travel Solutions has seized the moment with a tourist package targeting gay and lesbian couples, which was successfully launched recently in London and Berlin (ITB 2014).

According to Imperial Luxury Travel it should come as no surprise that Slovenia was named among the top wedding and honeymoon destinations, as the LGBT tourist offer has been carefully prepared for last couple of years. Imperial Luxury Travel specialise in the luxury high-end segment of the market and has extended their offer tailored for the growing LGBT sector.

 “Lesbians and gay men are a dream market for the tourism industry.”

Gay and lesbian travel is recognised as one of the fastest growing tourist segment. A study by GETA (Gay European Tourism Association) estimates over 22m 'out' gay people in Europe alone, with estimated total annual expenditure on tourism reaching between £39 and £42 billion. Similar expenditure is made by the USA 'out' gay population.

The first ever Slovenian tourist package for gays and lesbians and their friends will take place from 4th and 11th May 2014 at various Slovenian tourist spots. guests will have an opportunity to explore Slovenia through several prepared packages and even choose their ideal wedding location. As a part of the programme, Imperial Luxury Travel Solutions will organise on 10th of MayEurosong 2014 themed gala dinner at Ljubljana Castle for guests, visiting LGBT media and partners.

 (Mr) Tine Murn, head of the Slovenia tourist office in London, said: “Slovenia is a destination, which is for some segments of British travel market still fairly unknown. It is very encouraging, that we have projects like, which raise awareness and recognition among British holidaymakers, media and travel trade. It is even more important that this project is happening at this historical moment for British gays and lesbians. With products like, Slovenia is definitely presented as an innovative and welcoming destination as well as being tailored to individual needs. We believe, the modern guest wants exactly what s/he wants and not necessary what is just offered.” 

 Founders of Imperial Luxury Travel Solutions, (Mr) Matej Knific and (Mr) Mattej Valenčič, said: “We were really impressed by the responses we got at the biggest world travel event (ITB 2014) in Berlin. We are only at the beginning and yet we have already gained so much recognition among the media and trade around the world: Slovenia is a rising star among LGBT travel destinations.

As a gay couple ourselves, we believe our knowledge of the travel sector coupled with an understanding of LGBT audiences, makes us particularly well placed to present Slovenia to discerning gay honeymooners. With project our goal is to grow the profile of our beautiful country in the world. “


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