LGBTQ+ travel expert
Freelance travel writer Ed Salvato (pronouns he/him) has visited 75 countries and counting. He writes for a wide range of print and digital publications. Ed was editor-in-chief of the best-known gay travel magazines OUT&ABOUT, OUT Traveler and ManAboutWorld. Ed is an LGBTQ+ travel expert providing marketing strategy to global tourism, hospitality, travel, and meeting industries. He founded and runs the LGBTQ+ Travel Pavilion at the Travel & Adventure Show. He’s co-author of the Handbook of LGBT Tourism & Hospitality Marketing published by Columbia University Press. Ed’s also a Professor of Marketing at NYU’s Tisch Center of Hospitality in New York City and alecturer at the University of Texas at Red McCombs School of Business (at its NYC Center). Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Articles published
Have a safe, happy and prideful trip by researching your destination, understanding its laws, culture, finding out where to stay and meet other LGBTQ+ travelers, and where to go for help.
There is a vibrant queer community and culture across the U.S. but are all places LGBTQ+-friendly? Our LGBTQ+ travel expert Ed Salvato shares his advice to help you plan your trip.
Our LGBTQ+ travel expert Ed Salvato shares his advice on what LGBTQ+ travelers need to know before they head to Vietnam.
Laos is ancient, beautiful and scenic but is it safe? Our LGBTQ+ travel expert Ed Salvato shares his advice on what LGBTQ+ travelers need to know before they go
Our LGBTQ+ travel expert Ed Salvato gives us the lowdown on how LGBTQ+ travelers can stay safe while enjoying beautiful Cambodia.
Find out where LGBTQ+ travelers will feel most welcome and where to exercise caution in Myanmar, the legal status for locals, plus a few other travel safety tips from our expert, Ed Salvato.
Find out about the complicated legal status of LGBTQ+ locals, attitudes towards public displays of affection, and safety tips for LGBTQ+ travelers in India.
LGBTQ+ travel expert Ed Salvato shares his advice and useful resources to help you plan your vacation in Cuba.
Is Japan safe for LGBTQ+ travelers? What you need to know about local culture, safety and where to find local, queer-friendly locations.