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We’re all excited about the Gay Star News Travel Expo coming to Heaven this weekend, but who are the travel companies on their lineup?

Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier, transporting nearly 11 million passengers a year – operating a global route network of approximately 130 destinations. The airline’s hub at Vienna International Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West, priding itself in its award-winning service, having once again achieved top rankings in the renowned Skytrax World Airline Awards 2014.

Atlantic Pride

Atlantic Pride, a division of All Leisure Holidays, offers a unique, gay exclusive 15 day trans-atlantic cruise, from Barbados to Gran Canaria in April 2016 with prices from as little as £1299 per person – including return flights, meals and a full entertainment programme! Find out more at the All Leisure Holidays stand.

 City Cruises

City Cruises is the No.1 sightseeing tour on the Thames! They offer regular sightseeing cruises 365 days a year between Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich. A fleet of 17 boats can also be privately chartered. And don’t forget the latest additions – two Thames Jet boats, which stop harder and turn faster!

 Visit Vienna

Vienna is always worth the trip for gays and lesbians. Countless cultural and shopping attractions shape life in Austria’s tolerant and open-minded capital, which is also home to a vibrant gay and lesbian scene and host of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Courtesy of Visit Vienna, Gay Star News readers will get the chance to make like Conchitta Wurst by winning a trip for two to Vienna to celebrate the next
Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place from 19-23 May. To be in with a chance of winning you must register your attendance via the Expo’s official Eventbrite page.

Sun Resorts

Driven by a passion for excellent service and a wish to exceed your expectations on a daily basis, the staff of the Sun Resorts Mauritius Hotel Group strive to offer you a unique experience at each of their Hotels, in Mauritius and the Maldives.
Their mission: “guaranteed satisfaction every time”. Their aim: “To draw on our experience and expertise in tourism to continue to offer you the very best hospitality services in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean.”

 Ion Camera

iON make HD Sports Action Cameras, inspiring the Shoot/Share™ function, allowing you to view and upload videos instantly to Social Media via the iON App. Look out for special deals, competitions and prizes throughout the day!

Among the giveaways on at the Gay Star Travel Expo is a state of the art iON camera. The lightweight but hardwearing iON range favours sleek, sexy design is a favorite among sportspeople and adventure travellers.

Other exhibitors include Visit Gibraltar and Go Cruise!

• QX Magazine will be supporting the Gay Star Travel Expo along with Gaydio, Barefoot Wines, Jeeves, Financial Ombudsman and Attitude Magazine.

The Gay Star Travel Expo is on Saturday 17th January from 1pm at Heaven, (Villiers Street, Charing Cross, WC2N 6NG). Entry free, but tickets must be booked online at

The party continues at G-A-Y @ Heaven (10.30pm-5am) where you can win a trip to Eurovision in Austria (see above)


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