X
RESERVATIONS Find a Restaurant in Your City
  • Atlanta
  • Baltimore
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New Orleans
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Seattle
  • Washington, D.C.
Overview
The Basics
Getting Around
Nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing
Restaurants
Attractions
Kids Attractions
Climate Info
Events
Airports
Travel Articles
 
Popular City Guides

Vienna Travel Guide

Vienna Hoping Gays Will Help Tourism Sector

Posted: May. 2nd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Vienna
Photo Courtesy of Thinkstock

Vienna is hoping to capitalize on gay tourism as they, as a group, are known to have considerably more disposable income than their hetero counterparts. I think the best news out of this move, though, is that the city is looking to focus on facets that would boost any city's tourism rather than hoping to open a few niche bars and fail miserably.

Vienna has joined a growing list of European cities seeking to attract lesbian and gay tourists who are expected to remain willing to spend on travel while other recession-hit travellers cut back.

City authorities in Vienna this month released a review of the Austrian capital's gay and lesbian tourism strategy, deciding to focus on travellers interested in music, culture and history -- and with money to spend.

The review followed a study among gay and lesbian travellers from outside of Vienna that found their average household's monthly net income was 385 euros ($500) higher than that of other tourists to Vienna.

Read More on huffingtonpost.com

More about Vienna

JustLuxe.com Luxury NEWS >