Multicultural Travel News

Multicultural Travel News newsletter (MTN) covers travel news of interest to ethnic and niche travelers and those who market to them. We write about destinations that interest multicultural travelers or have outreach campaigns to travelers of Hispanic, African American, Asian American and other cultural backgrounds; women; LGBT travelers and people with disabilities.
Multicultural Travel News is also written for leisure and business travelers looking for what to see and do and for marketing executives interested in ideas, best practices and the business case for targeting so-called "minority" travelers. We cover cities and countries, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, convention and visitor bureaus, tour operators and other travel marketers with a multicultural angle. Multicultural Travel news is written and edited by Lisa Skriloff.

News Blurb: Greater Fort Lauderdale Observes Black History Month with Year-Long Celebrations and Events

Greater Fort Lauderdale honors the history and achievements by African Americans and important milestones with special events featuring music, dance, crafts, family activities and more. Black History Month events in February are just a sample of the year-round, culturally-diverse entertainment scene in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Throughout 2012, locals and nationally-renowned celebrities will be celebrating the richness of African American history and cultural traditions in a variety of ways.

To celebrate its colorful history and today's vibrant communities, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau launched a guide providing insightful vacation ideas, tips and planning resources for the culturally diverse traveler. With a booming culinary scene, a calendar full of festivals, and a multitude of gathering spots, it is the perfect setting for social groups, family reunions and couples. There are more than 120 countries represented and 60 languages spoken in the area, making Greater Fort Lauderdale the most diverse destination in Florida. For more information, please visit www.sunny.org/multicultural