GPS Carlos Melia busy working all over Thailand

GPS Carlos Melia busy working all over Thailand  | Thailand  |  Hi there everyone. I know I know, I have been a bit lazy lately not working much on my blog, but the truth is that while hosting the first ever US and Canada LGBT Press and Travel Professionals groups to Thailand, I have not had much time left. Right now waking up at the amazing Four Seasons Tented Camp in the region of Chiang Rai. Still three more days ahead before everyone heads back home with amazing tales and stories of this amazing country, so since I will be fully devoted to this, I invite you all to SUBSCRIBE to my Facebook Profile,  JOIN and LIKE my Facebook Page or FOLLOW me on Twitter, where you will be able to see hour by hour all the photos and videos of this incredible journey along and across Thailand. What is coming today ? well full morning training with the Elephants, and my girl Thong Kham to become a Mahout. Anyhow below a few photos and videos from the last few days, just a sneak peak. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia busy working all over Thailand

My own Educational Session at IGLTA’s Annual Convention

My own Educational Session at IGLTA’s Annual Convention | Ft. Lauderdale, Florida |  This whole week I am in Florida, attending like every other year the IGLTA’s International Annual Convention. Familiar faces, new members and lots of new vendors from all corners of the world. This year I am honored to have been invited as a Guest Speaker with my own Educational Session based on Gay Travel Online Businesses, Social Media and Blogs. As you may be very well aware at this point if you follow my blog, IGLTA stands for International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association, organization of which I have been an active member for almost the last 10 years.
The ABCs of Developing a Blog is the topic of my upcoming Educational Session, as presented on the official IGLTA’s Annual Convention booklet. I will be sharing Educational Sessions with renown companies such us GayCities.com, GayTravel.com, Google, IBM among many others. Unfortunately this time it can only be attended by those within the convention. But just FYI I am consulting and assisting various companies, organizations and individuals worldwide, with the basics on How/Why/When and more on blogging as a way to expand your business, earn money and networking. My presentation is based on a true story, my story of a full year devoted to blogging and branding with hotels, destinations and other travel related suppliers Worldwide. So feel free to contact me. CM

Carlos Melia to be Guest Speaker at IGLTA Convention 2011

Carlos Melia to be Guest Speaker at IGLTA’s Convention |  Ft. Lauderdale, Florida |  IGLTA – International Gay and Lesbian Association, will be holding their 2011 Annual Convention in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (May 10-15th.), and I have been invited to take part as a Guest Speaker for their Educational Session Itinerary. During this week I will be sharing sessions with very well renown professionals and stablished companies such as Google, GayCities.com, GayTravel.com, Air Canada, SAS Airlines, IBM, NGLCC, among many others. It is an honor for me to be consider for this duty.  You may check out the full Seminars Itinerary online at IGLTA’s Convention UNLEASH. As for my own session here is the full information, I look forward seeing you all there (May 13th.) CM by Carlos Melia Carlos Melia, Travel Agent, Blogger & Marketing Consultant Learn the ABCs of Developing a Blog: Becoming a travel blogger can benefit your business and create a new parallel source of income. Drawing from his own successes with carlosmeliablog.com, Melia will demonstrate how to create and monetize a blog associated with your travel business/product/service. The session will also cover promotion strategies to help you find your niche.

…” We are so incredibly excited for our convention in Fort Lauderdale, May 2011! This event is going to be the premiere event in LGBT tourism and will include businesses from all over the world. You will network with, learn from and meet the leaders in our industry. Stay tuned to this website for more information…” by IGLTA Staff.