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Transgender Vacations Announces New Brand and First River Cruise

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Donald Wood | March 15, 2016

Transgender Vacations Announces New Brand and First River Cruise

PHOTO: The Danube River at Iron Gate Gorge. The new Transgender Vacations brand will offer a river cruise along the Danube. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

On Monday, travel industry veterans and tour company innovators unveiled a new travel brand, Transgender Vacations, based in South Florida.The new Transgender Vacations brand will offer dedicated vacation programs for the transgender and cross-dressing communities, including options to bring along friends and family.

After three years in development, Transgender Vacations has teamed with the United Kingdom’s Focus Diva to ensure the best possible service for the transgender and cross-dressing communities.

As part of the celebration for the partnership between Transgender Vacations and Focus Diva, the companies have announced the world’s first dedicated Transgender and Friends European River Cruise. The voyage will cruise the Danube River with stops in Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.

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The river cruise will feature custom-planned itineraries for the passengers, motivational talks and workshops and appearances by inspirational personas within the community.

In addition to the river cruise, the working relationship between Transgender Vacations founder Stephanie Land and Focus Diva director Jennifer Grant has resulted in a niche-focused travel platform serving the transgender and LGBT communities internationally.

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Focus Diva director Jennifer Grant released a statement about Transgender Vacations:

“For travel agents and travel consumers we, as part of the LGBT community, offer insight and specialized knowledge, a ‘familial’ comfort and confidence, as well as a fantastic range of products that is unparalleled. Booking with us, travel agents and members of the community are assured that we understand the challenges that transgender travelers face and that we are their ultimate resource and ambassador every step of the way to deliver their ultimate holidays.”

 For more information on Transgender Vacations, check out the company’s official website.

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